Born 100 Years Too Late

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    Born 100 Years Too Late​


    by Linda Schrock Taylor​


    A fellow teacher is of the opinion that I was born 100 years too late and the more I have considered that suggestion, the more it seems to ring true. Actually, the remark opened a window through which I could see why I have gone through my life feeling like I was missing…something; feeling offended by…something; always searching for…something. I believe that I have been missing the Past with its higher standards of decency, morals, values, classical educations, close family ties, lives spent closer to the earth. Modern culture and modern life offend me in so many ways.


    The rest is very good, but the first paragraph is what I connected with most...

    http://www.lewrockwell.com/taylor/taylor31.html
     
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    hehe old people and their insecurities... hehe

    Really though, would you rather live 100 years earlier? I wouldn't... back then the book of virtues carried weight. Ever hear the phrase, "children should be seen not heard."? Not for me buddy.
     
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    Whatever...
     
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    I guess I should try and remember how "young" so many are here on this board, before I go and post articles about "how it used to be".
     
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    There is so much to miss! :wtf: The short lifespan, child labor, segregation, the Darwin lawsuits, baths only once a week, no air conditioning, no skydiving, no swimming pools, no insulation, inefficient heating, baths only once a week at most (I know I already mentioned it but it deserves a second visit)! I don't think I would even want to visit let alone live there.

    But hey, to each their own it might suit you. :D
     
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    the past wasn't so great either, but we have lost many connections to things that were very important to this nation and humanity in the past... we're making a comeback though, it just takes time
     
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    We should compare notes sometime. I wasn't born a hundred years ago, but I knew some folks who were! (Love them grandparents!)
     
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    Air conditioning and heated bath water help polute the air. same with skydiving. Swimming pools are a waste of water that could be used to irrigate the family farm. baths are highly overrated...if we all stink the same we wont notice.

    Sarcasm folks.
     
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    :laugh:

    Well that would depend on which type of heating you use, electric heating pollutes the air, but propane or natural gas does not.
     
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    I suppose we could just fill the tub and stick it out in teh sunshine for a while...make it tough in the winter though.
     

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