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2 Responses to “South Korea's toilet culture museum”

  1. cdh1971 says:

    This is fascinating, I don’t know a lot about Mr. Sim, but I do know he was an extraordinary individual. At first thought, his selection of such a mundane and earthy device might seem odd, but it is a device that has truly made our Modern Life, as we reckon Modern Life ¬†possible.¬†

    It is true that plenty of people living a modern life get along just fine by using non-traditional toilets such as composting or incinerating toilets…but had it not been for the ubiquity and sanitation of the Water Closet, I’m not sure our society would have been able become technologically advanced enough to create these sanitary alternatives to the Modern Water Closet.¬†

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