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Old 15th December 2019
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Originally Posted by ohwell View Post
The idea of fairness and opportunity for people is only a recently 'enacted' one, I mean look at centuries of feudalism and serfdom and slavery. And again, it was only really an idea. I mean sure, we have cell phones and cars and TVs, but if you lose your job and have a medical emergency, then you go bankrupt and die homeless. I'm not seeing as much difference as the idea had me believe. What a terrible world we live in.
Scandinavia actually made great strides. Sweden in particular kind of lost its way in my opinion, but between WWII and say the 80's-90's it made some really great progress. I wish that attitude and momentum had continued..