But hidden among the blight, there has been a massive improvement among human society.
The Industrial Revolution was more than just the writings of Charles Dickions and the Brontë Sisters
England’s population grew from 7,754,875 people in 1801 to 33,561,235 in 1911.
Advances in medicine has allowed more people to live beyond childhood.
85% of People in 2010 had immunization coverage for Measles.
There was just 41 cases of the Measles in the USA in 2007. While in the year 1957, which was before the vaccine, 68,000 had died from the disease.
A girl born in 2015 will live 24 more years than a girl born in 1950.
To feed all of these mouths, requires a lot of livestock.
Energy has seen similar gains: World Wind production has increased some 28,000% since 1980.
We’re not only richer, but freer. Industrialization leads to urban societies which have little need for serfs or slaves. This gives rise to Abolitionist movements.
In the 2008 Indian Parliamentary Elections 417,156,494 citizens voted.
That’s more people than India had in 1950.
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