Do you ever feel like things just aren’t as good as they used to be?
What if I was to tell you that no matter what the topic or timeline things are getting better, and the only reason people feel that things are getting worse is thanks to a cognitive bias called ‘The Negativity Bias’?
Today’s episode is all about Negativity Bias and how despite what you think, things aren’t so bad!
Whether you measure the health and life expectancy of our species, or look at violence rates, or equality, we are making constant progress.
The Age of Reason saw the end of the rampant ignorance, terror and paranoia to which society had previously been in thrall and born were the human values we still see today of a moral footing.
But, despite our psychological enlightenment from The Age of Reason are we at risk of retrogression due to constant negative propaganda?
Join us as we ponder the topic and please share your thoughts with us.