World Views Archives

The Population Explosion Revisited

The NY Times has an excellent article and accompanying video regarding the Unrealized Horror of the Population Explosion (published May 31, 2015). Citing, among other doomsayers, Professor Paul Ehrlich of Stanford University the article lays out all of the Malthusian arguments which were extremely popular in the 1960’s and 1970’s. The article and video go […]

Human Progress? Really?

Yes, really. If you read the papers, watch television, chat with your friends and colleagues you’ve likely concluded that life on planet earth is both dire and worsening. Don’t be fooled. We are strongly of the opinion that not only is life on planet earth as great as its ever been but it is getting […]

The Great State of Humanity: There has Never Been a Better Time to Be Alive

With seven plus billion people on the planet and negative news dominating the headlines you might think the world is going to hell in a hand basket.  Not so fast my friends…the truth is that the state of humanity has never been better. This essay examines our long tradition of worrying and hand wringing while the […]