Know how some idiots think the average human circa 2021 is smarter, better, wiser than the average human in 1880, "because smartphones"?
Well, here is evidence they're totally wrong. Humans have never been stupider. Just look at some of these gems!
(I saved off the images; you don't have to look at literally hundreds of advertisements on a webpage, nor do you have to scroll through all the commentary. In short, it will take you less time to enjoy these photos -- the meat, as it were -- than it took me. Enjoy!)