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The world’s getting better all the time

The world’s getting better all the time

CapX

If you closely followed the news this year – and how could you not? – this has been an exhausting one. I thought about recommending to you, fittingly, Bloomberg’s «Pessimist’s Guide to 2028» (oh snap, there I did it), but then I came across something more uplifting. Treat yourselves to 82 developments and achievements that were actually quite great in 2017. Here’s to hoping that quote will hold for a little longer: «Ever since the Enlightenment and the invention of Science, we’ve managed to create a tiny bit more than we’ve destroyed each year.»



Published in Weekly Filet #260
    In collection: The Future Is Now