11112014 Things That People Insist on “Knowing”

People are not more discourteous than they once were. 

The world is not growing stupider. 
The crime rate isn’t increasing. 
But the insistence in parroting these claims is an apparent epidemic.
For much of the human race, life is better than it ever has been and we have the ability to make life for the entire planet better for everyone if we focus on that goal.
People sometimes call me negative – yet they are often the ones spouting the craziness of how they feel the world is “dumber, more rude, and more dangerous” than in times past. It’s not true. But what a great sound bite.