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I enjoyed reading it immensely, and unless you are allergic to bad news about the BAD NEWS, I think you will, too.
In THE RATIONAL OPTIMIST, Matt Ridley seeks to correct the record and point out that, hey, things are getting better, mostly because we're good at working together.
Matt Ridley has put together a fascinating survey of human history to argue that things are much better than most of us realize.
This is a book that anyone who is interested in progress and everyday truth should read.Published 6 days ago by William C. Schoen
Really great. A must-read for anyone working in sustainability or global development.Published 14 days ago by Richard Crespin
This is a fascinating and inspiring book. The writing is clear, the assertions are provocative and thoroughly supported with data. One of my favorite books.Published 17 days ago by M Randall
I went into this book like many others have, a skeptic and pessimist. The contents and the tone of optimism were addictive, and led me to do far more research than any other book... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Breki Tomasson
You may or not agree with Mr. Ridley. I mostly do. Thank goodness for capitalism. I love nature and hope we preserve it, but thank goodness for modern technology. Read morePublished 21 days ago by David H. Eisenberg
Not an easy read but if you want to learn a great deal about how despite setbacks people's lives all over the world have continued to improve its a must read. Read morePublished 23 days ago by Judith A.Pines
Loved his treatment of the eternal pessimists, and those would have us return to the agrarian dark ages... Read morePublished 28 days ago by Floyd J. Nelson
Thoroughly enjoyable read and a nice perspective compared to the pessimism that prevails. I am an engineer and true believer in mans ability to create our way forward despite the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by A. W. Jefferies
One of the best books I have read in 5 years regarding the cycle of markets.Published 1 month ago by Marcy Ingramgarrison