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Did you know that the amount of leisure time enjoyed by the average American has decreased 37% since 1973?

All these gadgets take time to learn and maintain. It is estimated that the average person must learn to operate 20,000 pieces of equipment.

In 1978, there were 11,767 items in the average supermarket; today there are 24,531.

We are bombarded with information overload. Did you know that a single edition of the New York Times contains more information than a British citizen of the 17th century would encounter in a life time?

Source: Margin: Restoring Emotional, Physical, Financial, and Time Reserves to Overloaded Live, by Dr. Richard Swenson

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