DP Daily Prompts: Unequal Terms

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Did you know today is Blog action Day? Join bloggers from around the world and write a post about what inequality means to you. Have you encountered it in your daily life?

The dictionary defines “Inequality” as lack of equality between persons or things.There are many others, but I’d like to write a post on inequality between persons.

Back from the stone age to now, the world has undergone a huge change,everything has improved the way we live , our speech, education, inventions, the way we dress.

What didn’t seem to change is our perception of dealing with people, we are holding on to the age old tradition of treating people differently according to where they’re from.

If a certain person is from a developing country they surely lack in education knowledge as compared to those  from developing countries. Who made this distinction, well it’s passed from generation to generation,this is a stark example of inequality.

I happen to be from a part of the world called a  developing country, who coined this word and why, is difficult to decipher, it used to be ‘under developed’ it’s a term not used anymore but is replaced by developing because people have realized it’s not politically correct, how long it will continue to be called  that, is hard to guess, but this much is certain, this term has already divided us, we are not in their league.

This kind of inequality will remain I think because it makes the developed countries superior in comparison.

Have I encountered this in my daily life,yes I have!

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DP Daily Prompts: Digging Up Your Digs

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500 years from now, an archaeologist accidentally stumbles on the ruins of your home. What will she learn about early 21st century humans by going through (what remains of)your stuff?

Five hundred years is a long time, our 21st century will look so primitive, just as I thought about the stone age, when the people lit fires by rubbing stones, they were geniuses though, now that I think back.

The term “Stone Age,”  was named in late 19th century by Christian J Thomsen a Danish archaeologist. He came up with a study of the human past, it was called the “Three Age System”i.e., “Stone Age” “Bronze Age” and “Iron age.” Each were technologically more complex than the one before.

Stone made tools were found in the deepest layers of the earth,followed by bronze made tools which were found on top of the deepest layers and Iron made tools were found closest to the surface. This meant metal technology developed later than the stone-made tools.

In our twenty-first century, having used up most of the above tools, steps are taken I presume to find to replace them with something readily available.

As regards what they’ll find 500 years from now in the ruins of my home is hard for me to write it will see many changes, they might have concrete structures on the lawns to make housing available for humans if the world still remains intact, for humans to survive.

There may not be anything left to find as remains who knows, since we are talking about 500 hundred years from now.

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