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How easy we have it today | Off Kilter


Last updated 7/6/2021 at 11:31am

I got to thinking about how much easier our daily life has become, especially when compared to those who lived a few hundred years ago.

Let's start with the very simple things in our daily life. Food. A few hundred years ago, there were mercantile establishments (the forerunner of modern grocery stores). If you happened to live in a "city" (they were much cruder than today) you could just saunter down to the local mercantile market and purchase food stuffs. In those days, if you wanted a chicken, you got it feathers and all. In fact, some stores had "live" chickens.

That way, you would be a...

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