💡 Optimist's Edge Top 5
Optimist's Edge is the advantage fact-based optimists have, which gives them the superpower to be able to see opportunities before everyone else.
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We have now created over 50 unique Optimist's Edge over the past year. Really hard to choose, but here are my five favorites.
We tend to think economic growth and urbanisation are bad for animals, but the opposite is true.
A great example of how hard it is to predict what will come out of technological progress. In this case, the LED light.
Space to fix Earth
We should "fix Earth" before going to space is people's main objection to space endeavors. But without space, it will be much harder and more expensive to "fix Earth."
Most people think internet dating is less accurate than "traditional dating." But it is not.
Impossible electric jets
Of all the things people claim are impossible, electric airplanes are very high on that list. Turns out the pessimists are wrong, again. Surprise!
The future is created by optimists
One important reason most of the future is created by optimists is that they see these edges and grab the opportunities before everyone else.
When most people think things are getting worse, more expensive and progress is slow, the ones that understand it is actually getting better, cheaper and progress is speeding up have a huge advantage.
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