Peasants versus Modern Employees

So for a while now I have read from multiple authors and sources┬áthat have shown that the myth of the barbaric and downtrodden “dark ages” was largely false and that the idea of some totalitarian demigod king who oppressed the miserable peasants with cruelty and mass slavery was merely propaganda and lies from the moderns who wanted to denigrate their medieval past to make their new order appear utopian in comparison.

I found yet another source in the most unexpected of places; an entrepreneurial book from a millionaire businessman. The Business of the 21st Century by Robert Kiyosaki;

The Medieval peasant had more freedoms and less taxes than the modern citizen
The Medieval peasant had more freedoms and less taxes than the modern citizen

The the idea of an “employee” was only a recent phenomenon, and followed after the dehumanizing and oppressive industrial era which continue to this day in Western … Read More