t Well, it depends really. Tribes would leave each other alone unless they were fighting actively. Families do family things separately, but gossip about each other. Community things like religious gatherings and schooling of whatever forms were communal but there was still a layer of distinction between those and family lives. I’d say that families were more invasive when it came to relationships; families married families, tribes married tribes, business partners married business partners with the poor couple one could hope can learn to tolerate each other in arranged marriages.

t Well, it depends really. Tribes would leave each other alone unless they were fighting actively.
Families do family things separately, but gossip about each other.
Community things like religious gatherings and schooling of whatever forms were communal but there was still a layer of distinction between those and family lives.
I’d say that families were more invasive when it came to relationships; families married families, tribes married tribes, business partners married business partners with the poor couple one could hope can learn to tolerate each other in arranged marriages.
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still though you’r[e right; the rise of individualism from the 17th century increased notions of privacy to how we have it today; previously, government or other authorities looking in was expected, although it was always considered invasive in some sense or at least unwanted, implying a ‘sense of’ decency privacy even if not a god-granted right as it were
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