Everyone has at least one thing in their hands these days: mobile phone, takeaway coffee cup; miniature juggling kits.
Gone are the days when the only thing you’d have in your hand was the handle of a basket on wheels as you headed to the shops.
I wonder, if in many years’ time, nature will start growing a third hand on humans? If there is a re-introduction of the use of semaphore flags, having a third arm is going to be essential as there would be an inherent danger of spilling hot coffee on yourself if you were suddenly called on to send a message.
You never see a Hindu deity struggling, but this might be because Durga, the Hindu warrior goddess, didn’t live near a Starbucks.