Yes, there is still plenty of sukx. To much violence, too much global climate change, too much injustice.
- But my generation grew up 30 minutes from global nuclear annihilation, which today is unthinkable.
- Europe used to have huge wars every 20 years or so, and that is now unthinkable.
- In my home state, marriage equality and a sane approach to drug policy are growing into the new normal, and only ten years ago that was unthinkable.
- I had honestly never thought that we would have a black president in my lifetime, and here was are celebrating his re-election!
There is much to do, but why not enjoy the good stuff too?