NOW THE SAFEST TIME TO LIVE?

‘The Moral Arc’ author Michael Shermer argues today is the safest time to live.
ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 06/08/2015

Discussion Questions

1. Do you think our society is improving? Why or why not? Why might it sometimes seem like things are getting worse, when it comes to crime, violence, and social issues?

2. Why does Michael Shermer say to look at the "long term trends"?

3. What comes to mind when you think of "the good old days"? Could that saying be misleading? Defend your answer.

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