20th century obsession with fake
21st century return to sanity.
Last century developed nations became obsessed with synthetic or fake products. The discovey that crude oil could be altered chemically into polyamides (plastics) has seen our entire human habitats become un-natural. Which in my opinion is somewhat bizarre.
We now live in a world where entire generations have only been exposed to synthetic materials, nylon carpets, polyester clothing and vinyl have replaced silk, cotton and wool to the extreme that 96% of Americans live and work with textiles that are essentially plastic. During this same period there has been a dramtic rise in incidence of conditions like asthma.
People don’t even realise the world around them is completely man made.
The 20th century’s obsession with fake has seen rises in disease as people simply are not exposed to natural elements that they have evolved over millenia to live with. During the last few decades manufacturers of false materials have actually spread proaganda claiming that natural textiles can cause ill health.
Carpets were reported to be a safe haven for dust mites. Scientific research shows that asthmatics are far better to live with wool carpets that will absorb indoor air toxins and control indoor humidity than to live with hard flooring that can not keep dust particles from entering the air we breathe.
People now want things that are good for them and the planet. Things that are..