Post the second world war, when the western economies experienced a massive boom, the number of people living and working in high rises increased exponentially. These tall establishments became more convenient with the wide adoption of elevators.
In spite of elevators saving time and effort (that would’ve gone in climbing the stairs), people started complaining about delays and the slowness of elevators.
We, humans, are inherently discontent with what we have, aren’t we? Instead of feeling grateful for the fact that elevator saves us from the pain of trudging up floors on the foot, we get frustrated about having to wait a few extra minutes. Such is the human nature. However, it’s not the waiting that bothers us. It’s boredom.
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