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What is the biggest historical inaccuracy being taught in schools today? Why is it still being taught? – Glenn R. Anderson, B.A. History, University of Central Florida (1988) Updated Jan 12 · Upvoted by Martin Cohen, Student of economic history and history of technology and Jonathan Lee, M.Ed. Higher Education & Leadership, UNCW (2016)

Pinker and Rosling argue we should be more optimistic as the world has been improving. While true, doesn’t this risk complacency, as past performance is no guarantee for the future, especially facing global warming and changing world power dynamics?