"What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits"
That was the title of a popular album by The Doobie Brothers back in the day. Consider that title for a moment, though.
Social mores and standards certainly do change and evolve over time. Cultures shift due to outside influences, societal standards move this way and that.
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So, what were these practices that were once considered “vices,” but (for whatever reason) have now morphed in the face of public perception? Let’s examine a few.