An intriguing diagnosis posits that we live in an age so stressful we can no longer cope.
It can certainly seem that way, with the latest recession adding to the army of unemployed, BlackBerry devices keeping people on the job after office hours, mortgages lasting half a lifetime, and rush hour traffic going nowhere.
Imagine, though, what it must have been like for the generation of Europeans who spanned the two World Wars, or workers during the Industrial Revolution, before the advent of employment standards, to name just two previous periods.
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