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Author Matt Ridley: "The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves"

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Uploaded on Jun 25, 2010

Matt Ridley argues that people should be optimistic about the 21st Century because it will be more prosperous than prior centuries. He says that this advancement is due to the nature of human cultural evolution and that while pessimists about the future have always existed, they have almost always ended up being wrong.

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