Surely it's air, water and some food. But one is constantly being surrounded by an increasing amount of all things. Whether it's part of housing, clothing or electronics. People generally are a lot demanding and their demands are constantly escaling. This is certainly due to modern times, as everything goes forward and develops quickly, so people get used to it and want more and more.
Older time and memory of her
They were probably gone when they were self-help, and people received irreparable loans for houses and equipment. Nowadays you have to arrange everything yourself. Once, it was enough to have a carpet, two armchairs and a small kitchen in the kitchen, a bed in the bedroom, and the people had enough. They were glad to have a small garden outside, and nothing was really missing. And how nice they lived at that time.