Optimism Plays Important Role In ‘Eradicating Ill-Health And Poverty’

The Guardian: Bill Gates: reasons to be cheerful
“We have, according to Bill Gates, never had it so good. The billionaire philanthropist’s Supermac-style appraisal of the state of the globe comes in his sixth annual letter from the Gates Foundation. … [T]here is good reason for optimism — and good reason to spread it. As he points out, there is nothing so damaging to the cause of eradicating ill-health and poverty than the myth that we can’t do anything to combat it” (1/26).

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