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“I live a healthier life now I’m free of the trappings of modernity” – What Do You Think?

By Mark Boyle – The Guardian

When people learn of my decision to reject modern complex technology in favour of older, slower, forgotten ways, their first line of inquiry usually involves healthcare. Considering its importance to our lives, this is hardly surprising. Yet because of its emotive nature – which of us, after all, doesn’t have friends or family needing glasses, hearing aids, stents or prescription drugs? – it seems difficult to have a calm, objective discussion on the subject.  Continue reading

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    Written from and to straight white rich males.
    “This strange thing called progress that seems to have us all more stressed and less content.” True for the privileged. Not for everybody else.
    “Good old days” myths for “good old boys.”
    In spite of everything, I’ll choose progress, thank you.


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