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
I went to St. Mary's Hall, an Episcopal girls' high school. I was one of six Jewish girls, and what I really wanted to do was to play the Virgin Mary in the school play. They wouldn't let me because I was Jewish. I wanted to say, Excuse me! Hello! She was Jewish!~actress Judith Light
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