With a small rebuttal by Unca Darrell.
UNCA D is an unrepentant declinist. I believe the United States has made a potentially irreversible u-turn away from the values, institutions, and processes that have made it such a good and remarkable place. Read my old blogs for facts and arguments.
Now come two public thinkers of considerable consequence to argue "the case for global optimism." The writers are . . .