Do you ever get depressed reading or watching the news or discussing current events with a neighbor or friend? I do sometimes. Maybe the problem is with the source of our information. Optimism doesn’t sell newspapers, get viewers, or win elections.
We’ve been lied to, folks. Things are better than they were 50 years ago. The gold old days weren’t as good as the good now days.
Check out Matt Ridley’s article in the April Reader’s Digest: