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I’m not saying we don’t have our set of problems — climate crisis, species extinction, water and energy shortage — we surely do. [But] ultimately we knock them down.

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This quote by space activist Peter Diamandis is from his 2012 TED Talk, which makes a case for being optimistic about the pressing problems threatening humanity. The quote means that while the world does have many problems, including climate change, extinction of species, and natural resource shortages, humanity will ultimately be able to overcome these problems.

Watch the full TED Talk here: Peter Diamandis – Abundance Is Our Future

“Abundance Is Our Future.” TED2012. Feb. 2012. Conference Presentation.

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