An Optimistic View of the World (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note) by Gwen Moritz Posted 2/17/2014 12:00 am Updated 11 months ago Bill Gates makes a persuasive case that the world really is getting better in big, global ways, which is nice to consider when much smaller problems seem to be intractable. Want the Full Article? Get Unlimited Archive Access for $19.95 per Year Readers must pay to access stories older than 20 days. Purchase Now Already have archive access? Login to view this article.