The Rational Optimist on

By Graeme Blackwood | 24th May 2010
Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley, author of The Rational Optimist, is featured today on the Guardian website, talking about why he believes "life on earth is bound to get better".  Deeson Online created, a Drupal site for the interesting, and potentially controversial book.

It's already caused some debate in the office!

Read the Guardian review


Frank S. Robinson's picture
Frank S. Robinson
Frank S. Robinson

Anyone interested in Ridley's very good book might wish to know about my own book, THE CASE FOR RATIONAL OPTIMISM (Transaction Books, Rutgers University, 2009), which makes quite similar points and arguments, but develops the case for optimism over a broader range of subject areas. See

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