I share with you four of those slides.
In addition to the massive decrease in violence, the subject of several prior slides,
Anything Else Gotten Better?
•Imperial control of colonized people
•Totalitarianism and authoritarianism
Is that all you’ve got?
•Food production has increased gigantically
•Transportation is cheaper
•Communication costs a tiny fraction of before
•Information is available on unprecedented scale
•The air is cleaner
•World population is under control
Wait, What Was That About World Population?
•The population bomb was a dud
•No developed nation has enough kids to replace itself
•The two most populous countries, China and India, are at or below replacement fertility
•Nearly all the large developing countries are down to replacement fertility or very close
Is Anything Worse?
•Rich-World Problems Are on the Rise:
•Divorce and unmarried parenthood