Wednesday 7 December 2016

We're living in the best of times

Published 26/08/2011 | 05:00

How times change:
Shopping in Dublin in
the 1950s
How times change: Shopping in Dublin in the 1950s

•It is not easy to convince people that we live in the best time there ever was.

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Yet this is an undeniable fact when we analyse the situation in the context of human history.

Human life expectancy is at its longest in history, and quality of life is better than ever.

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