📕 subnode [[@protopian/still the same]] in 📚 node [[still-the-same]]
Still the Same
- Author: Agnes Arnold-Forster
- Full Title: Still the Same
- Category: #articles
- URL: https://reallifemag.com/still-the-same/
- It suggests that a degree of skepticism might be useful. Does the scale of concern match the scale of the problem, or is it more about misplaced nostalgia than real ill-health? Concerns about the pace of life and all its attendant pathologies are often shot through with the idea that society today has lost something it had before — something ephemeral, but nevertheless fundamental. A belief that at some point, in the not-too-distant past, people felt, behaved, and worked better. Lives were more relaxing, communication less hurried, and society more genial. But history suggests otherwise.