2017 Update: We must keep in mind that progress is not a linear process.
After a year of terrible attacks and crisis, many people have the feeling that the world is getting worse.
But is that really so? Here is my year-end speech for you (;
An article I read today and my FB newsfeed inspired me to add some facts to the subjective feeling that everything is becoming worse.
The world in 2015 - A retrospective
With all the terrible things happening all over the world it is easy to see why we would get the feeling that 2015 was a terrible year and humanity is going down.
Paris, Donald Trump, the comeback of the MacRib, German Wings, Wars, Syria, Refugee Crisis, ISIS, Mass Shootings, Roundup, Gang Violence, Deflation, Inflation, Ebola, Corruption, Racist Blame Games, Drug Abuse - one could think that the world has become a large pile of crap.