Progress: Ten Reasons to Look Forward to the Future by Johan Norberg is a concise, fast-paced book that you should read instead of scrolling your newsfeed or watching the news.
The book’s premise is that the daily news focuses on events that grab your attention.
But, by definition, events that grab your attention are rare and novel. These are, for the most part, the exception to much bigger trends changing human life.
In fact, news events are often the exceptions that prove the rule of general progress and improvements in human standards of living, decision-making, peacefulness, lifespan, and quality of life.
Progress delivers exactly what it says on the cover – 10 reasons to look forward to the future.[Read more…] about Progress by Johan Norberg Book Review