Today: Steven Pinker on Why Progressives Hate Progress. An upbeat 10 minutes in case you found Friday’s post too depressing.
It shows how things have for decades gotten steadily better even as the headlines have grown more bleak.
Of course, if the last 446 days have shown us anything it’s that progress is not guaranteed. But Pinker notes that the odds would improve if young people would simply . . . vote.
Quote of the Day
We've forgotten all the sacrifices that the people who've gone before us made to give us this wonderful life that we have. We accept it; we take it for granted; we think it's our birthright. The facts are, it's precious, it's fragile -- it can disappear.~Ross Perot, 1988
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