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There’s never been a safer time to live on the planet (and here’s a thrilling video to prove it)

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Surprisingly frequently, I find myself making the case that there has never been a safer time to live on the planet. Sure, we’re confronted daily by news of wars, murders and other forms of horrifying, human-inflicted violence.

But, if you refer to the stats, things are actually pretty good.

In this excerpt from BBC TV’s The Joys of Stats, Professor Hans Rosling employs enormous quantities of public data, coupled with a sport’s commentator’s finesse, to demonstrate how life expectancies have risen over the past 200 years.

Hans Rosling’s 200 Years in 4 Minutes

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