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The fact that Donald Trump is president—and with everything else in the world—has people thinking we're in the darkest timeline. Can things really get worse? Some folks say yes! But global poverty levels are the lowest they've ever been, crime and murder rates are actually down and child mortality rates are plummeting. There are still a lot of things that are going right in the world. What do you think? 🙃🙂🙃🙂

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There are many reasons to believe we're in the darkest timeline.

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Then there's the obvious. Many people think this guy is going to screw it all up. He has no respect for government traditions and norms, and many of his policies are a gigantic step backward for progressive ideals. 

Tens of millions of people in America have elected an authoritarian with no political experience for president, denying Hillary Clinton a historic election in a stunning victory that has defied polls and popular sense. Donald Trump is now the president-elect of the United States, and the implications of this fact are largely unknown.
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But for 47.7 percent of Americans he represents hope and change. 

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Putting politics aside, there are still many reasons to hold onto hope. 

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The world is getting measurably better and here's proof. That's not to say we can call it quits, but maybe things aren't as bad as they seem.

It is far from certain that we will make progress against these problems. There is no iron law that would ensure that the world continues this trend of improving living conditions. But what is clear from the long-term perspective is that the past 200 years brought us to a better position than ever before to solve these problems. Solving problems — big problems — is always a collaborative undertaking. And the group of people that is able to work together today is a much, much stronger group than there ever was on this planet. We have just seen the change over time; the world today is healthier, richer, and better educated.
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People are finding peaceful and creative ways to make their voices heard. 

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There are fewer people living in extreme poverty now than ever. 

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And people are finding hope and solidarity in each other. 

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FINAL RESULTS
Culture
Is this the darkest timeline?
A festive crown for the winner
#TheDarkestTimeline
#StopBeingDramatic