At least the modern world was.
Of course, there's the obvious - escalators, moving sidewalks at airports (I especially like the one at the Indianapolis airport. It's so pretty. What?)
Then you have instant coffee, Lunchables, and today's favorite, for this still-sick-but-even-that's-just-an-excuse-SlothMom. Peanut butter and jelly in the SAME container. The Sloth children are enjoying some for lunch as I type this.
I'm going to sign off now so I can sip my store-bought sweet tea and pretend that my grandma wouldn't smack me if she read this.