The Toilet

The seat of civilization

Toilet with plants growing out of it
It's amazing what can grow when you clear away the waste.

Image Source: Photo by Will Wright on Unsplash

A brief history of the toilet:

Types of toilets:

The flush toilet, more than any single invention, has 'civilized' us in a way that religion and law could never accomplish.

-- Thomas Lynch, The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade

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