[video=youtube;V_AwCM_cPFM]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V_AwCM_cPFM&list=PL_K7XH1AIG8wk9T9l1DMn9-P0UQ3HEPUZ&index=32[/video]So many people are depressed , both in Ireland and around the world because they think the world is going to hell(figuratively). They see murder, rape, war, poverty, housing crises, health crises etc and feel the future will be bleak. However this is all wrong.
If you look at statistics over the last 500 years (or back to when available ,depending on the country) everything is getting better. We live far longer than our ancestors of just 100 years ago, men dont work down mines breathing coal , our children are very unlikely to die in their infancy, Europe has never had as much peace as in the last 70 Years. Most people used to have no shoes, wore rags, were hungry and disease was rampant.
If you could pick any time in history to live in Ireland, or in a random country in the world, you would pick now.
Why are people reluctant to admit humanitys progress ? Would such an admission reduce depression ? We are the lucky ones.