Why all the pessimism?
I'm reading a lot of Ted conversations lately that assume we're in dire straits. Seems they're always phrased something like "How to we fix the (debatable) crisis before it's too late.
In my mind, none of the challenges facing our species is beyond our ability to manage in a timely fashion. And, like Peter Diamandis, I believe that an age of abundance is upon us. What do you think?