Below is a video of history of the world in 2 minutes (sometimes graphic).
This is a slightly negative view of the Worlds history. How did this video make you feel?
I am guessing there are two reaction. This was accurate and all of the awful things that have happened.
Or, this was editorialized and look how we went through all of this and are still here.
If you asked me 15 years ago, I would say that the right way to look at it was the second way. But really the best view to have is the one that helps you fulfill your potential and challenge that view often.