The second estate of French society was made up of the nobility. These nobles lived on manors which they had inherited. The second estate consisted of about 2% of the total population who owned about 25% of the total land in France.
These nobles collected dues and rent from the peasants who lived on their lands. This endless source of income allowed them to live a lavish lifestyle.
To exist is to change, to change is to mature, to mature is to go on creating oneself endessly.
Before the Europeans and other settlers came to America there were about 60 million buffalos. Today there are only about 150,000 buffalos left