Heretic of The Seventh Circle
Exactly. And like, not just in the West. Child mortality, violent death, forced marriage, human trafficking, illiteracy, starvation, and a host of other evils, are all dramatically less prevalent on every continent.Hear hear.
As someone with mixed heritage children, I love the fact that no one is screaming at them for using the wrong toilet. Which, not all that long ago, they would have been.
Is everything peaches and cream? Oh, of course not. But, it is a lot better than it used to be.
It still sucks to get sick in a lot of the world, but a helluva lot less than even 20 years ago.
Well, I doubt I can convince you otherwise so I’ll just leave it that. We disagree, fair enough.There's no dichotomy, I see it as a steady and gradual decline over time. I'd include my own generation in that decline, and actually put a lot of the issues I see in the world with my own age group and demographic.
Cool for your nephew though, I hope they enjoyed it.
And yeah they had a great time. Gen Z seems to be spending more time than my peers did outside (those of us who had access to AIM and cat videos at least)