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No, It Doesn’t Inevitably Get Better

Unpacking our myth of progress

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Photo by 愚木混株 cdd20 on Unsplash

I’ve been thinking a lot about the liberal myth of progress, as we react to the Supreme Court decision and the domino effect in states taking away the right to abortion.

I don’t mean to be cynical, but certainly this line of thinking can make you want to lie down on the highway in front of a speeding truck. Sorry about that. I find it…

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