Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Why 2012 was the best year ever


Politicians and the media like to focus on what's wrong.

Why 2012 was the best year ever

Never in the history of the world has there been less hunger, less disease and more prosperity

It may not feel like it, but 2012 has been the greatest year in the history of the world. That sounds like an extravagant claim, but it is borne out by evidence. Never has there been less hunger, less disease or more prosperity. The West remains in the economic doldrums, but most developing countries are charging ahead, and people are being lifted out of poverty at the fastest rate ever recorded. The death toll inflicted by war and natural disasters is also mercifully low. We are living in a golden age. ( more...)

1 comment:

  1. This is wonderful news. It really fits with the Christmas season---Peace on earth, good will to men. Makes me thankful.
    It deserves several articles of 500+ words.

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