The Tale of the $15 Tomato
Dubner: A lot of things we do for fun or for entertainment — things like gardening or knitting or baking — these are things that our great-grandparents HAD to do, and probably would’ve loved to NOT have to do.
Levitt: I think that is really a sign of how spoiled we have all become. Our basic needs are so well taken care of that we need to seek out some sort of hardship to feel whole.
[Freakonomics Radio Podcast]