I think that you are too young to remember the Cuban Missile Crisis..... you say that we may be at the " bottom" now and the only way is up but I want to remind you that we are far from the bottom that we might have had in the past..... all it would have taken would have been one man to make a mistake.... to push the button then and we all would have been suffering today. Those of us who remained alive. Consider for a moment what our present might have been.
So we are in a far better place... hovering now on the borderland of great advances. I agree that there is a great " coming together" happening. I believe that thousands and thousands are feeling it as it happens.
I like your word ... Pollyannic. Why not. Declare yourself.... put your chips on the table. Its a high stakes game. Linda