Chapter 10

What Will Be Our Legacy?

Bad things can happen quickly, but good things aren’t built in a day, and as they unfold they will be out of sync with the news cycle. The peace researcher John Galtung pointed out that, if a newspaper came out once every 50 years, it would not report half a century of celebrity gossip and political scandals. It would report momentous global changs such as the increase in life expectancy.

—Pinker (2018)

What is so exciting is that in a digitalized world we have at our disposal the tools with which to create a democratic movement for change. Organizations and individuals can communicate with other people in an instant and the ideas expressed in this book can be used for debate in blogs and case studies of ...

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