Thursday, 15 December 2016

Progress: The genuinely blessed news



Johan Norberg has been running a great series on Twitter (a Twitterseries?) to help promote his new book Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future.

It’s stunning stuff. For instance, did you know …


Wow! Can we get a Hallelujah?

Promoted with the handle #progressadventcalendar, this is the some of the most blessed news of progress he’s been posting (with the back-up data in his book):


This is not trivial.


Surprising, huh.


Solely due to rising prosperity making it possible. But there’s more:


And even …


2016 might seem like a good year to see the back of.

But there’s still lots of good cheer to talk about around the Christmas tree.


1 comment:

  1. "Wow! Can we get a Hallelujah?" Yes indeed, Hellelujah!
    I presume you're familiar with Human Progress videos
    Seems a similar message to Steven Pinker's "The Better Angels of our Nature"


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