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Sunday, May 27, 2012

Creating a Better Reality

Don't be discouraged by the constant bad news on TV, radio and the internet. The media publishes articles about war, terror, recession, lack, poverty, and anything that pumps our adrenaline and increases corporate profit. You need positive feedback, and you need to boost positive emotions. Think about the reality you actually see, not the one that you are fed by outside sources.

Here is an article that encourages us to believe that things are getting better.

A few excerpts from Reasons for optimism in today's world by Fareed Zakaria.

There are larger concerns that you hear about: The Earth is warming; we’re running out of water and other vital resources; we have a billion people on the globe trapped in terrible poverty.

So, I want to sketch out for you, perhaps with a little bit of historical context, the world as I see it.

The number of people who have died as a result of war, civil war, and, yes, terrorism, is down 50 percent this decade from the 1990s. It is down 75 percent from the preceding five decades, the decades of the Cold War, and it is, of course, down 99 percent from the decade before that, which is World War II.

The United Nations estimates that poverty has been reduced more in the past 50 years than in the previous 500 years. And much of that reduction has taken place in the last 20 years

Read the full article here


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