Best Time in History

We are living in the best time in all of Human History.


If you had to pick a moment in history…
You’d Pick Now.

Yes, I said that. The facts back up such a claim.
The media is doing us all a disservice by making us feel the sky is falling

So, here’s some facts to shine past the cable news reporting and Facebook posting.

  • Peace: We are living in the most peaceful time in human history.
    • Civil wars and local conflicts (in areas once colonized) are far less deadly
    • Multinational corporations (which are bad) are less deadly than Colonialism
    • Since the end of the Cold War, nations are no longer fighting each other
      • Democracy: democracies rarely fight each other
      • Globalization: trade is much cheaper than war
      • After WW2, the Geneva Conventions put new rules to warfare
      • Borders are generally agreed upon now, which decreases warfare

  • Health: We now live longer and healthier lives than ever before.
    • During the 20th century, life expectancy rose by 3 months each year!
      • Thank you: Modern Medicine
        • Lowered Infant Mortality Rates
        • Global Management of Infectious Diseases (W.H.O.)
        • Better access to Clean Water
      • Thank you: Modern Worker’s Rights