INFOGRAPHIC: “All things considered, do you think the world is getting better or worse, or neither getting better nor worse?”
A survey done with this question documented the very negative perspective of global development that most of us have. More than 9 out of 10 people do not think that the world is getting better.
Evidence from empirical data shows the opposite picture. On each of 6 vital indicators of human wellbeing, there has been dramatic improvements over the centuries to our present date.
SOURCE: Our World in Data