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Mitch Daniels: Things arent as bad as we think

Jan 02, 2019 - St. Paul Pioneer Press (Minnesota)

Human nature being as it is, every decade or two someone has to write a book to set us straight and cheer us up. People all too readily overlook astonishing improvements as they rapidly become parts of daily life, and swallow uncritically assertions that disaster waits right around the corner. The books are the works of scholarship, sometimes dry and sometimes sly, that debunk the doomsayers and remind us how fortunate we are to be alive in these times.

During the 1970s, it was futurist He...