If you are looking for good news: Last year was the best year in history for the average human.
Over 1 million people were forecast to get Ebola – but the outbreak peaked at around 30,000.
There has not been a single case of polio in Africa in the last year.
Battle deaths are a fraction of what they were in the 1970s.
The world is better-educated, better-fed, healthier, freer, and more tolerant –and it looks set to get richer.
Nicholas Kristof writing in the New York TImes just put out an interesting piece.
Most Americans believe that global poverty is worse now than 20 years ago.
They are totally wrong.
While you may query the reason for this, The fact is that it has never been a better time for the world.
The number of people living in extreme poverty has halved in the last 20 years. The number of small children dying has dropped by half. 6 million lives have been saved by vaccines, pneumonia medicine, and tummy treatment.
It’s unbelievable what’s going on.
Just before he departed, Maharishi said: “the world will be all right and that is my delight.”
Maharishi was not called a seer for nothing.
We think we know why the world is in better shape now that was 20 years ago. We believe it’s due to rising consciousness created by the field effect delivered by large numbers of people meditating together.
This is the subject of a new book you are shortly going to see: The Field Paradigm: 40 Experiments that Can Change the World.