Proof That We're Better People

Saw this picture from 1930 this morning over at Retronaut. The bulkiness of the technology aside, it's a remarkable portrayal of life today. These two women get to have a little FaceTime(tm) with hubby and baby, respectively, just like women of today! They're even ignoring each other while they sit at the same table. Uncanny.

Really, there's only one thing about this picture that we'd find laughably inaccurate as a picture of life in the 21st century.

What's that, the flying car? No, no, no, don't be silly.

That cigarette! It is a great wickedness, showing us that the people of 1930 were dirty barbarians, not at all civilized like us. Social evolution for the win, people. We are much happier now.