Guest post: Reflection inspired by modern history, by Maarten Schroders

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On this 5th of May, Liberation Day, something to ponder about

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Studying modern history gives you a certain perceptive. Like just how bad a deal people got for such a long time. Be it under Feudal Lords, Imperial governours, Kings, City-State government or anything else. For millenia the average life consisted mostly of waking up early, working very hard just to stay alive, having plenty of kids in hopes some of them survive to take care of you in your elderly days and all in all living on a living standard barely higher than that of other animals. Where other animals are slaves to their instincts we where for a long time slaves to the circumstances. The few in relative control of the circumstances lost much of this control due to not recognising trends they started, not properly responding to slow but vital changes they…

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