Paradise Regained: An Optimistic Future
“Gloom and doom” is easy to sell. Simply watching the evening news fills one with a sense of what is bad in the world: murder, child abuse, an increase in the price of gasoline, water rationing due to drought, tension among nation states arising over a religious or economic disagreement, and so on. Listening to the prognostication of the coming age of scarcity and environmental disaster makes for great drama and feeds what seems like an increasing sense of global pessimism.
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