We are so much more wonderful than we let ourselves believe
A series has been showing on Channel 4 (also on 4oD) called ‘Sex, Death and the meaning of life’. I’ve been slow to get round to watching it but finally have.
In episode one we learn something surprising.
Over the last 40 years, incidents of rape have declined by 80%.
Incidence of domestic violence and child abuse have dropped dramatically.
Racism and negative attitudes to homosexuality have drastically declined.
There are less wars, and less deaths through war than at any time in history.
People are more moral now than at any time in history.
Now open a newspaper…
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