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So interesting as always.
I really liked your part on optimism as human capital. And the converse can be stressed. Pessimism and one of its modern incarnation collapsology is a disease. It's a mental virus that causes individuals to tend to drop out of a productive state into a senescent state, not only doing nothing for their host community but actively secreting inflammatory ideas that contaminate individuals around them. It might trigger some others individuals to form cancer cells, parasitic group actively engaged in trying to destroy the host organism.
We need rejuvenation for society. Cultural propaganda is a very good idea Mehdi. Hope to see it developped. And of course cultivating individual optimism.
I look forward to your next piece :)