We all have preconceptions and biases about the world, and in general they tend to be pessimistic. No one showed this better than professor Hans Rosling in his famous TED-talks.
He proved many times that people tend to assume and emphasize negative trends far more than positive ones.
In fact, those who see positive development, and especially those who see it early on, are very rare. Those who do have an edge, The Optimist's Edge.
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What would you do if you saw a positive trend most people did not?
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