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Today’s hot topic – the Victorian era was smiles better


A study has found that people in 19th century Britain were much more content with life than we are today. The researchers admit that the era was also notable for high rates of disease, child labour, inequality, and poor housing. But spirits were apparently good.

Why are we unhappier than the Victorians? Discuss!

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