In the past, most people lived in small villages where everyone knew everyone else. Nowadays, most people live in large cities where they only know a few people in their area. What do you think were the advantages and disadvantages of living in a small community?

It is a common view that villagers seemed to be more friendly and
neighborly
exhibiting the qualities expected in a friendly neighbor
neighbourly
than their counterparts who lived in big, modern cities in the old days. While I recognize some potential drawbacks of country
life
, my belief is that there were more merits Personally,
i
refers to the speaker or writer
I
think that living in the countryside has many advantages.
Firstly
, the pace of
life
is slower and more peaceful than
city
Suggestion
the city
, far away from the hustle, no noise, no rush.
Moreover
, the time we spend with friends, not in a hurry, just really enjoy the moment.
Secondly
, in the rural area the crime rate is much lower. There are not a lot of housebreaks, wallet stolen or get attacked in the street. In the small town people usually keep eyes on neighbour's house and ready to help if you need. And
last
but not least is
food
Suggestion
the food
. It is much more healthy and natural, because most people grow their own fruits and vegetables. It
is does not have
Suggestion
doesn't have
does not have
has not had
many chemicals that cause disease.
However
, there are some negative aspects of living in a small community.
Although
people in the country do not have to work so many hours as some person do in the city, or they do not need to hurry but they do not earn so much money.
Besides there
Accept comma addition
Besides, there
are not
such
interesting things to do during free time. And specially lacking of information is
also
as serious as lacking
of
Suggestion
in
education. Because it is not easy to get knowledge from outside their region. So in my opinion,
i
refers to the speaker or writer
I
consider that the
life
in the town is easier.
Although
modern
life
in the city has more opportunities and challenges.

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