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1899: Four Things That Were Better Back Then : Living Green Magazine


Offbeat  (tags: 1899, culture, humans, interesting, off-beat, time machine, society, technology )

Tamara
- 548 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
t's no accident that the 1960 film adaptation of The Time Machine opens with host HG Wells welcoming four friends to a dinner party in London on January 5, 1900 to recount events that had occurred since he last met them, on New Year's Eve, 1899. What yea



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Paul Girardin (140)
Monday January 28, 2013, 10:01 am
Noted!
 

linda b. (31)
Monday January 28, 2013, 1:09 pm
interesting
 

Christeen Anderson (453)
Tuesday January 29, 2013, 7:29 pm
That was back in the day when people cared about government, neighbors and life in general. Thank you.
 

. (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 8:08 am
Noted.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 8:15 am
This was neat, I was going to say the same thing Christeen said (would send green star to you but I already did and cannot) but its true, back then we cared more about each other so there was truly a greater community spirit and perhaps a better outlook toward life. I think life was more simple back then, full of hard work yes, but less complex in the important ways (family, values, etc).
 

Sandi C. (238)
Wednesday January 30, 2013, 9:11 am
everything was better back then.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Saturday February 2, 2013, 12:48 pm
There is no period that can match the building during this period. The glass and chrome horrors built in NYC in the 80's are simply that -horrors. Clothing was exceptional. The main issue 1899 lacked was medical, as well as dental knowledge.People suffered so for decades. As medical knowledge was so limited, morphine addicts were not uncommon.
 
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