The world has never been so GREAT. Look at the world as 100 People over the last 2 centuries [infographic]



The world has never been so GREAT.

The above charts come from the website The World in Data, and more specifically Max Roser’s piece.

 I am sure you have all seen past attempts to represent the world as it is now if it were 100 people. 

But tracing that group over 2 centuries achieves something completely different. It really does put our moment in history in perspective, in a manner that has the potential to get us to rethink our fears, our despair, and other things that make things worse when the overall trend is in a positive direction.

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