Day 21 of the 30 days of gratitude challenge is era. This is a pretty good time to live in compared with previous ones. We have running water and electricity, in fact, the majority of people now see wifi and smartphones as essential items rather than luxury ones. We might technically be ‘at war’, but our homes aren’t being bombed every night and people aren’t being drafted up for war (*touch wood*). While pockets of discriminatory people still cause problems and spread hate, we have anti-discriminatory laws to help make sure that people aren’t treated differently because of their race, gender, sexuality or religion. We’ve got lots of medical technology and free hospital care which means that more people are living longer than ever before. Technology can do amazing things and connects people from all over the world in nanoseconds. We’re able to travel and see things so much easier than ever before.
This is a pretty good era to be alive in. In the western world, lots of people in our generation have never known true poverty, hardship or discrimination. That alone makes this a pretty good era.