In Stephen King’s “11-22-63,” a man from 2013 is able to slip back in time to the 1950s. He falls in love with a girl and wants her to come back with him to the present. She was scared of the future, the change, the unknown. He tells her that nothing has changed, there are just more buttons to push.
This line has come to shape how I view my world and the past. What drove people in the past, is what drives people today.