10 Things We Consider Dangerous Today That Were Accepted As Normal in the Past

2 year ago · Geeky Duck · 0 Comment

If you think people nowadays do unusual things, you should check out our comparatively recent history. You’ll see that our ancestors used to do even weirder things. But their actions were actually legal.

GIGGAG has a compilation of scary things that were permissible in the past.

Garden Hermit

We know well that rich people often have weird whims. Yet in the past their obsessions resulted in people suffering. During the 18th century, it was popular to have a personal hermit who lived in the garden. He was not allowed to wash and even to cut their nails and hair. Hermits lived in a handmade grotto and their owners showed them off in front of guests as "live decorations." Unbelievable!

Garden hermit

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