As an optimist, you are often faced with an interesting dilemma: the rest of the world thinks that the world is getting worse, and you yourself think that it will get better – should you try to convince everyone else that it really gets better, Nicklas Berild Lundblad asks.
When Kelly Odell was first asked to contribute to Warp News, although not trying to show it, his reaction wasn’t 100% positive. In this column, he explains why.
An image of an ostrich with its head in the sand. Someone who is constantly late. Someone else who is considered gullible and naive. None of this has anything to do with optimism, writes Magnus Aschan, Editor-in-Chief of Warp News.
Those who think the new space race is about billionaires wasting money have no clue about the value of space exploration. The future of humanity is out there, writes Alexander Engelin.
Paradoxically, it is the evolution that has brought us here. Because we humans live in a kind of middle world. We have a hard time grasping that which is really big, slow, small, and fast. Now is the time to change that.
For every successful solution, there are a thousand unsuccessful. Laws, bad luck, clumsiness, or pure idiocy made them fail. But we should also celebrate the bad ideas, writes Magnus Aschan.
The pandemic isn't all bad. In terms of work, we now see many benefits with becoming increasingly digitalized: more productive, less sick, and more equal. Let's not let this slip away by bringing back the old normal, writes Anna Rennéus Guthrie.
Being optimistic is not about turning a blind eye to difficulties, but focusing on how they can be solved. That is how the good forces emerged victorious from one of history's darkest moments, writes Magnus Aschan.