Mon 27 Feb, 2023 01:40 pm
Should we be excited about the future? Should we think that the future will be 100% better or not?
Have you seen what's going on in the world right now? What do you
think? I'll tell you one thing - I wouldn't want to be born today.
You can't be assured that things will get better or even stay the same. Timothy Snyder talks about the politics of inevitability, the mistaken idea that democracy will remain no matter what despite the many forces on the far right trying to break it down and install authoritarianism.