ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

Cause for Celebration

And a call for gratitude.

Photo by Jordan Opel on Unsplash

Many people, myself included, have become so caught up in the issues of our time that we’ve forgotten just how good we have it.

In the last half-century, the average life expectancy rose from 56 years to 72, an increase of 29%. In 1966 out of every 1000 infants born, 113 died before their first birthday. 50 years later in 2016, only 32 died — a reduction of…

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Jake Meiss

Jake Meiss

I'm an electrical engineer with a passion for ideas. Christianity, philosophy, politics, worldview, and social commentary.