Text #551

We live in a charmed world. If we have money we can buy literally everything. And the majority of us live lifestyles undreamed of only a generation or two ago. One scientist I met recently told me he reckoned that the average household in Europe or North America has so many devices and such a variety of food and clothing that to produce the same lifestyle in Roman times would have required six thousand slaves.

- from Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff, a book by Fred Pearce

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10579. Kyle Wagner (kylewagner) 72.33 90% 2012-11-09
10580. Vince Sneed (vincentsneed) 72.33 98% 2012-12-03
10581. Ethiopia (edmaanihc@gmail.c... 72.33 95% 2018-12-12
10582. Jeremy (hiphopbros) 72.33 98% 2013-11-19
10583. Truong (blue5) 72.33 97% 2011-11-06
10584. Adarsha Poudel (adarshap) 72.33 95% 2019-03-22
10585. sAjAn (sajansingh) 72.32 97% 2017-10-17
10586. Brad (bg2500) 72.32 99% 2013-11-04
10587. Jean Lee (lycjean) 72.32 96% 2014-09-02
10588. Mateus Gonçalves (k0walsk1) 72.32 95% 2019-10-04
10589. Accurate_2000 (copaphill) 72.32 2011-01-26
10590. GateOfStoner NGAUBA (bangok... 72.32 96% 2019-04-27
10591. jacob gren (alating) 72.30 90% 2015-10-22
10592. Jordan Rayfield (catdog567) 72.30 95% 2019-06-11
10593. Bomber (bomber_nosk) 72.29 2010-06-24
10594. Bob Smith (rickybobby__) 72.29 92% 2013-06-06
10595. Alex C (typh0n) 72.28 97% 2018-08-26
10596. Taby! (tabithatuigamala) 72.28 93% 2017-04-19
10597. Kevin (kevin.mcmurphy@gmail... 72.28 95% 2011-07-02
10598. Ferdricko PokerFace (ferdri... 72.27 93% 2013-05-08
10599. D D (ddov) 72.27 95% 2017-03-31
10600. Raido (audioplacid) 72.27 94% 2012-12-15
10601. Barthilas Gangstas (barthil... 72.26 96% 2012-09-29
10602. Hugo Moreira (devilsportugu... 72.26 95% 2013-05-30
10603. Autumn Simpson (mylifeischill) 72.26 98% 2012-05-30
10604. howiw.com (howiw_com) 72.25 88% 2012-08-30
10605. Shar Burrus (sharburrus) 72.25 97% 2020-11-02
10606. Massimo Gandolfi (xasaza7) 72.25 96% 2017-05-06
10607. jayson tibayan (jaysonkidd32) 72.25 2010-05-22
10608. ARCHEI (kangsi) 72.24 93% 2012-07-25

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Universe Races Average WPM First Race
Default (English) 55,063 85.57 May 21, 2010
Long Texts 46 102.51 December 30, 2016
Instant Death Mode 45 85.04 July 22, 2010
Smoke Rise Prep 2 82.51 May 10, 2016