When I flew to Florida last week I thought "Wow, I cannot believe we're able to do this." If this were the 1600s it would take days on horseback just to travel a few hundred miles. Also thought I'd probable be dead in my 40s from some incurable disease. The only reason why I'd want to live in the 1600s rather than today is to avoid a mass shooting. Other than that, we've got it good these days and here are ten reasons why.