Why Good Societies Are Pessimistic



We may associate pessimism with bad things, but at a political level, the world’s best societies are all experts at pessimism. If you like our films, take a look at our shop (we ship worldwide):
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“It might be normal to imagine that a good society would be one in which a majority of people held optimistic views about themselves, their fellow citizens and their prospects for their collective futures.
But, in fact, quite the opposite appears to be true: deep pessimism seems a key ingredient for the maintenance of any good society…”

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