Historical evidence proves that, contrary to what you see on the news, human beings are becoming more peaceful and less violent over time.

It’s simple stats.

You can see it very simply in the idea of not spanking children, which was OK with more than 3/4 of people just 40 years ago but is now considered unacceptable by more than 2/3 of people surveyed.

Remember this?

When I was a kid, you always got spanked on your birthday.

And yet, as I look at it now it seems crazy to do violence to someone because they’ve managed to live another year – – right?

People are shifting and growing and evolving as a species and that’s a good thing.

Today, let’s take a look closer look.