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Have we lost skills we used to have?

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Answer #1 | 26/12 2013 14:05
Yes, he built the log cabin he was born in. We have lost these skills. I have to buy my meat instead of spending days hunting it. Sad. People instead of building fabrication facilities for making their own CPU's are indeed buying them. Many do not even make their own clothes or cars or houses, people have become degenerate.
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Answer #2 | 26/12 2013 12:16
Why do you choose to use THE WORD WE?.................. Because its easy I guess?............... Sorry! Its not my idea to belittle you in any way..... I bake, I make pizza, I buy a sweater only because I don't have a KNITTING MACHINE.... The skills are still there dude... But could you cope if we had to implement then?... Have a nice day
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Answer #3 | 26/12 2013 13:14
Using little to solve bigger in the form of computers is smarter in my opinion. Man had to move forward one day. The people in the past didn't have the skills we have today either.
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Answer #4 | 26/12 2013 15:26
We have the skills necessary to survive in Modern Society. Don't you want to be successful?
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Answer #5 | 27/12 2013 05:29
Well, you might be. The knowledge to learn to do all those things is now at the tip of your fingers if you want to learn how to do them. It will require not being lazy 100% of the time.
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Answer #6 | 27/12 2013 05:38
You are looking only at one side , if we have lost some skills then we have gained some skills too, that's how life evolves , abhraham lincoln built log cabin but did abhraham lincoln know how to hunt like the cave man ? the answer is no because he didn't need to hunt like him in the same manner time and the way life evolves make certain skills redundant those are replaced by other skills.
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Answer #7 | 26/12 2013 14:55
Yes, the loss is especially dramatic in the last four or five generations. When I was a kid, every woman could sew her own clothes and cook. Most men could fix anything that broke down. Now women can't boil water and the man can't figure out how to use the remote. Some say that it is a reflection of the species crossing over the peak and now existing on the down slope of it's existence. In other words, our best days are behind us. Everything eventually has a beginning, a middle, and an end. Looks like we're close to the end..and is that such a bad thing?
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Answer #8 | 26/12 2013 22:55
these days it is hard to entirely lose skills as so much has been recorded that if we needed to pick it back up for whatever reason there is a good chance that we will be able to. necessary skills for survival have changed over the years and will continue to change into the future but we will always need to know something and learn more.
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Answer #9 | 26/12 2013 12:13
We can do what we care to do. Example: Even though I can buy any prepared food I might want to eat, I make all my food from scratch. I enjoy it and allows me to know what I'm consuming.
Answer #10 | 26/12 2013 14:11
In the case of a restart that would make the older folks invaluable.. once the tech was worthless junk without power. :)
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Answer #11 | 26/12 2013 15:20
i thought you were gonna talk about the pyramids or something
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