A lot of things we take for granted are actually the result of a long struggle.
We live in a democracy and determine our government with elections.
We live in Germany, but at the same time also in Bavaria or in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania or in North Rhine-Westphalia or in another federal state.
Usually, the steeple is the highest building in our towns. And the Pope has his seat in Rome.
How has everything that seems so normal to us developed?