Everything is bad. Everyone is out to get you. And the world as you know it is ending soon. If you follow the news, that’s the narrative anyway.
Rutger Bregman, a historian from the Netherlands, argues that none of that is true. There’s never been a better time to be alive. He isn’t naïve about the problems of the world; he offers pragmatic solutions to humankind’s problems.
Humankind: A Hopeful History unravels common misconceptions, highlights recent advancements, and offers readers reasons to be hopeful.