The sky is not falling. It’s a fantastic time to be alive.
Life is dramatically getting better. In previous posts, I’ve expressed this view: Enlightenment as an Exponential Technology and I’m Optimistic about Our Future – Here’s Why.
Recently, articles from well-respected publications agree.
Last week the New York Times published an article entitled “Why 2017 Was the Best Year in Human History.”
Last week Time magazine published an issue guest-edited by Bill Gates that also highlights the many positive trends worldwide that the media typically ignore.
The issue features articles by Gates, Malala Yousafzai, Warren Buffett, Bono, Noah Trevor, and more, plus stories of change-makers around the world.
Two weeks ago the website qz.com published this article: “The 99 best things that happened in 2017.”
Last month Forbes magazine published an article entitled, “20 Positive Trends That Will Make You Feel Good About The World In 2018.”
Negative stories of catastrophe and chaos normally dominate the news. But that’s just what’s on the surface, what makes the most noise. Underneath, changes in technology and everyday experiences of bliss-consciousness tell a different story resulting in an extremely positive picture of the world.