Times Are Changing: 15 Once Highly Respected Things That Have Lost Their Value

One of the biggest things in history is change. Time changes people, their values, and their thought process. One thing can be important for a society in one era. But the same thing can lose its value over time. Here are a few once greatly respected things that have lost their value over time:

1. Hobbies

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For a very long time, hobbies have been great entertainment in leisure. Going a wide range, people had great hobbies in the past. It has become a rare thing in this era. No one has the time to have productive hobbies as they want to hustle and be something great.

2. Facebook

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Millennials can understand that Facebook was once a big thing. They used to contact and reach out to their college friends and create an online community on Facebook. But now, it has become a fish market. The ads on FB have made it a hilarious platform.

3. Dr. Marten

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Shoes are one of the biggest necessities of life. Good shoes are more than what we all need. Dr. Marten was the best among many others when they first came out. But now, it's just a name and nothing else. Dr. Martens have lost their respect and name.

4. UK Government

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The 20th century was when the UK had absolute power and respect. It has lost its respect today. People are disappointed in the UK government. Even the locals have called the office of the Prime Minister a clown show for at least six years.

5. Broadcast TV

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When the TV came, it had a big hype. People used to spend their free time watching TV. It's not very old that families used to enjoy broadcast TV every evening or so. Since Netflix and all became common, broadcast TV has lost all its charm.

6. Journalism

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A decade ago, journalism was among many of the most respectable professions. It has lost its worth with the arrival of social media. Social media is full of news and journalists, turning real journalism into a joke.

7. Jobs

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A job has become one of the biggest jokes of today. People get an education just to find a suitable job. They chose the most trending field and limited their track. They get graduated to find a saturated job market. A few lucky ones get the job, and the remaining stay jobless. At that point, they realized it was nothing more than a practical joke.

8. Loyalty

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You might say that loyalty is abstract and cannot be compared from past to present. There is no doubt that it's an abstract thing, but you can go around and look for loyal people. You will find extremely limited people who are loyal to you. Past was when people sacrificed their lives for love, loyalty, and patriotism. But it has become a joke today as loyalty has outdated the time. 

9. Education System

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One of the biggest systems in the world, the education system, is continuously losing its value. You can turn the pages of history to find that people used to love getting educated. A big group of people were obsessed with learning new things. Today, the system is a flop because they don't want to learn something new. They just want a paper or degree so they can find a job.

10. Lawyers

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If you ask a lawyer, they will tell you how law and lawyers were respected back then. People used to go to lawyers for their bigger problems. And the lawyers were also in scarcity. But today, the profession has been so saturated with lawyers. They even have lost the due respect of this profession.

11. Food Network

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Food chains were a big business in the past. It was a risk to start a food point; it was considered a big thing if anyone got fame. You can check the history to find all the big names in the food business that were initiated in the past. Today, it's taken as a common thing with every nook and corner of the city streets filled with food networks. Big or small, everyone wants to start a food business because it works today.

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12. Homophobia

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Homophobia was once taken as a mental disorder. It was listed as LGBTQ+ as a cognitive behavioral disorder in the manual of psychological disorders. It was taken seriously back then when people worked and found a cure for their condition. But today, people take it as a joke that it's a mental condition. They are willing to live with it rather than find a solution.

13. Gender Roles

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Past was the time of stereotypical gender roles. Men had the duty to work out of the house to provide bread and butter for the family. At the same time, women have to take care of the house and family. These gender roles are considered no more than a joke. Men and women have the right to do what suits them the most in this era. 

14. Leeches for Medical Treatment

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You will be amazed to learn that leeches were once a part of medical treatment. Doctors sued to put leeches on the patient's body, and it would suck the blood. The thought behind this was that the patient's bad blood would be out of his body which would help cure his illness. Today it is considered more than absurd. 

15. The Guinness Book of World Records

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Making and maintaining world records were once considered a big thing. People used to show extraordinary talents to get their names listed in the Guinness Book of World Records. But it has become a joke with people doing stupid things like breaking an egg by putting it in the elbow. Or balance an egg on the forehead.

Most Dangerous Cities in the U.S.

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Crime is at an all-time high in the United States, and people are fleeing the most dangerous cities in favor of safer places. Here are the top 10 most dangerous cities in the United States today.

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“Watch Your Wallet” 10 Tourist Traps Everyone Inevitably Experiences

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When it comes to traveling, every city has its charms and its traps. However, some cities are more known for their tourist traps than others. In a popular thread on a social media platform, travelers were asked which cities they believed to be the biggest tourist traps. Here are the top 10 cities that made the list.

“The Italian Countryside For Me” 10 Places To Move To If Money Were No Big Deal

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The United States is home to some of the world's most stunning natural landscapes, from towering mountain ranges to breathtaking coastlines. When asked where the most beautiful place in the United States is, users on an AskReddit thread had no shortage of stunning locations to share. Here are ten of the most popular responses:

“Don't Be A Mooch” 10 Things Canadians Will Judge You For If You Don't Do

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When it comes to travel trailers, there are a lot of different brands on the market. This article will discuss 10 of the best travel trailer brands on the market today. We will describe the features of each brand and give our top pick for the best product. So whether you need space for two people or the whole family, we have you covered.

States People Are Leaving (And Where They're Going)

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It's no secret that people are moving around the United States a lot lately. Ever since the rapid increase in housing prices and the rapid decrease of employment since the pandemic, people have been searching for more affordable places to go.  So where are all these people going? Let's take a look at some of the states that are losing the most people and where they are ending up.

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