“Everything is not fine. We should still be very concerned. As long as there are plane crashes, preventable child deaths, endangered species, climate change deniers, male chauvinists, crazy dictators, toxic waste, journalists in prison, and girls not getting an education because of their gender, as long as any such terrible things exist, we cannot relax. But it is just as ridiculous, and just as stressful, to look away from the progress that has been made.”
These 32 charts suggest the world is better over the last 50 years and that the best time in the world to be born is now.
Source: Hans Rosling’s book Factfulness
Worth a read if interested in the area: my previous blog (including Rosling's quiz) on Rosling’s book.