The world is far better than you think
People often wish to “go back to a better time”, or reminisce about their childhood when “the world was a safer place”. It may have felt that way, but it’s almost entirely untrue.
That’s not to say that things can’t be better — the world today is still a mess, but it’s the safest and healthiest that it’s ever been. I’ll be pulling some quotes from Hans Rosling’s book “ Factfulness “, and this one is a great place to start:
“Remember: things can be bad, and getting better.”