Was the world always this scary and I'm just more aware now, or are things getting worse?
For my peace of mind, I'm choosing to believe Mr. Johnson here:
Please remember that the world has always been this bad, and often much much worse. What has changed is your access to information.
— Dan Curtis Johnson (@dcurtisj) December 9, 2014
If you're judging by retweets and favourites, it seems I'm not the only one. What about you?