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Rational Optimism reaches the tabloids

I am in today’s Sun newspaper. Fully clothed.

WHEN I was growing up in the
1970s we were warned the ice age was returning, the population
explosion was unstoppable and we’d all be poisoned by chemicals in
the environment.

None of these things

In fact, all the trends went in
the opposite direction – our lives actually got better. We’re
happier, healthier, richer and kinder than we were 50 years

Which brings this response from a reader:


Whatever this bloke is on, I want

By Matt Ridley | Tagged:  rational-optimist