Why the idea that the world is in terminal decline is so dangerous | Curio

Why the idea that the world is in terminal decline is so dangerous

11 mins | Dec 4, 2017

The idea there is no progress and that the world only gets worse is a popular one, it sells newspapers and feeds our inherent pessimism. But Jeremy Adelman, writing in Aeon magazine, explains why such declinism can also be a very dangerous thing.

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From Aeon magazine