25 Positive Things That Are Taking Place In The World Right Now

Posted by on January 2, 2017

Are you ready for positive things in your life? Although it can seem as though the world is falling apart at the seams, this is mostly an illusion brought on my the advent of social media and 24-hour news cycles. Things are actually much, much, much, much better than they have ever been in all of human history….regardless of what your grandparents say. These are 25 positive things that are taking place in the world right now!



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In 1850 only 10% of people could read. Today, 84% can read.

Source: un.org, Image: https://www.pexels.com/photo/blur-old-antique-book-213/

24

Peak oil was wrong. We actually have a lot more oil than we thought. This gives us more time to wean ourselves off of it.

Source: wikipedia, Image: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=158901&picture=rig-oklahoma-sunset-oil

23

Thanks to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation polio has nearly been eradicated.

Source: wikipedia, Image: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bill_og_Melinda_Gates_2009-06-03_(bilde_01).JPG

22

Universal basic income is being trialed in some countries (Switzerland, Finland, Canada)

Source: thestar.com, 20minuten.com, Image: http://jphotostyle.com/handwriting/i/income.html



21

Burma recently had its first democratically elected prime minister in more than 50 years

Source: bbc, Image: https://pixabay.com/en/burma-temple-myanmar-landscape-636367/