575. Mistaken Standards

As we care about more of humanity, we’re apt to mistake the harms around us for signs of how low the world has sunk rather than how high our standards have risen.

– Stephen Pinker,
author of Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress 


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