Today’s read is from an editorial by the Washington Examiner.
“There’s scientific consensus that the lives of children are going to be very difficult,” AOC said in a recent video message. “And it does lead young people to have a legitimate question: Is it OK to still have children?”
Life is better today than it was 200 years ago. It was better then than the 200 years before that, and the 2,000 years before that. Human history, in general, is an upward slope in the length and quality of life. Unfortunate events and bad people frequently disrupt or even temporarily reverse the trajectory, but improvement is the norm. The trend is generally up.
What has caused this improvement in human life over the centuries?