Wishful thinking

http://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/an-epidemic-of-reason?mbid=social_twitter

 

In this brief New Yorker article, the author posits that the recent concatenation of positive events for liberals suggests a return to reason and enlightenment.  Even the author recognizes that he may be grabbing at straws when he tries to link these various events together.

 

What does it say about the state of the world that a few wins is enough to get people excited about the possibility of a new age of reason?

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