The Fragility Of Modernity

Not this chaps words – but definitely his sentiments …

We hugely underestimate the utter fragility of modernity.

Many times in history, we’ve turned the clock back to a much tougher & rougher past.

For centuries after Rome fell, Europeans couldn’t even dream of things like hot piped water, luxurious baths & central heating.

Via Dave Winer – Scripting News

Click through to read the full storm … then file in ‘why didn’t we see it coming’ : Farooq Butt on Twitter

Now imagine losing some of the modern-day equivalents of “hot piped water, luxurious baths & central heating….” Things like, say, vaccines, the Internet, electricity….