The Sceptical Optimist

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Matt Ridley, The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (New York: Harper
Collins, 2010), p. 352. 2. For a short summary of recent work on subjective
wellbeing see Ed Diener, 'The Remarkable Changes in the Science of Subjective
WellBeing', Perspectives in Psychological Science 8(6) (2013), pp. 663–6.
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A Philosophy Of Pessimism

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Countering the Optimists 1 Roger Scruton, The Uses of Pessimism and the
Danger of False Hope (Oxford, 2010), pp. 22–3. Matt Ridley, The Rational
Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (London, 2010), p. 359. Ibid., p. 12. Ibid., p. 15.
Zygmunt Bauman, Intimations of Postmodernity (London, 1992), p. 179. James
Lovelock, The Revenge of Gaia: Earth's Climate Crisis and the Fate of Humanity (
London, 2006). 7 Joshua Foa Dienstag, Pessimism: Philosophy, Ethic, Spirit (
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Weed Science A Plea For Thought Revisited

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Desi American Reflections On Suffering Change

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Asian Americans Traverse a Transnational World. Rutgers University Press, New
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Page 190 'the average human being now earns nearly three times as much
money...'– Ridley, M., (2010), TheRational Optimist:How Prosperity Evolves,(GB:
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A History Of Psychology

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Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences, 19, 45–53. Ricoeur, P. (1970).
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The Myth Of America S Decline Politics Economics And A Half Century Of False Prophecies

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43 As related by Daron Aceglu and James A. Robinson in their masterly treatise
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty (New York:
Random House, 2012), p. 128. 44 See chapter 1 for the predictions of repeat
Declinists like David Calleo, Clyde Prestowitz, and Paul Kennedy. 45 New Yorker
, 25 March 2009, p. 24. 46 The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves (New
York: HarperCollins, 2010), p. 295. 47 In an interview With the German daily
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