Of Cleanliness and Convenience

“I see trees of green, red roses too, I see them bloom, for me and for you, and I think to myself, What a Wonderful World….” So goes Louis Armstrong’s lilting song.

Each time I listen to Armstrong’s child-like and soulful rendition of this song, I cannot help but mull over what we are turning this world into, hackneyed as it may sound.

Habits, objects, lifestyles and attitudes once considered luxuries or extravagances, are now deemed necessities.

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