8 Fascinating Reads

Happy holidays! Here are eight great things I read this week.

Long-term thinkingA group set up an amazing plan:

It's a wonderful lifeThe world is getting more peaceful, write Steven Pinker and Andrew Mack:

Seriously, it isHere's Steven Johnson with the same theme:

The world in numbersRobert Samuelson shares some great stats:

WisdomTren Griffin shares money lessons he haslearned from comedians, including:

DemographicsEvery age group in the United States remains majorityCaucasian. That likely won't be true at the next census:

InequalityWhy does wealth inequality grow? Because those with high incomes save the most:

ToleranceHere's Bill Bernstein on how to manage risk:

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