In a survey, more than 70% of respondents said they thought the world was getting worse, and only 5% stated that is was getting better. The world is safer than everThe world has never been as safe as it is today - this is the central message of the book The Better Angels. The rich are helpingThere are pessimistic arguments that inequality within countries is increasing and wealthy people are only getting richer. The report published by his foundation shows how it is helping and how the world is getting better. If most people think they’re living in a world that’s getting worse, then they’ll find that they are.