A Short argument for belief in progress

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The notion of social progress is not much in favour in these sophisticated times of scepticism, cynicism, relativism and political correctness; at least in the West. Most people might admit that some indubitable advances have occurred, primarily in terms of this or that useful technological innovation. But any wider claim about'social progress'is often met by overwhelming doubt and suspicion, if not outright derision. I provide a short argument for belief in progress.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-56
Number of pages6
JournalThink (UK)
Issue number60
StatePublished - 30 Dec 2022

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