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Even if we say we prefer good news, we're wired to pay more attention to bad news.
And while it might feel like the world is becoming a more scary, dangerous place, many things are actually better now than ever, and social media might be the antidote to our fears.

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https://ourworldindata.org/homicides
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https://www.istockphoto.com/vector/employees-in-different-states-of-mind-gm1023100420-274628357
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