2018-12 Optimism

We have two choices. We can be pessimistic, give up, and help ensure that the worst will happen. Or we can be optimistic, grasp the opportunities that surely exist, and maybe help make the world a better place. Not much of a choice.

THE LAST 500 YEARS HAVE WITNESSED A breathtaking series of revolutions. The earth has been united into a single ecological and historical sphere. The economy has grown exponentially, and humankind today enjoys the kind of wealth that used to be the stuff of fairy tales. Science and the Industrial Revolution have given
humankind superhuman powers and practically limitless energy. The social order has been completely transformed, as have politics, daily life and human psychology.

You won’t only feel better, you might get to live longer too, if the latest research is to be believed