In the descriptive of "the best of times [and] the worst of times," which of the following is untrue?
a. people in the industrialized West are the wealthiest people in history
b. people are the healthiest in history, having nearly doubled the life expectancy
c. technology is transforming the way we live with incredible speed
d. with growths in industrialization, wealth, and technology, global starvation is becoming a thing of the past
e. issues of sexuality, divorce, abortion, pornography are no longer moral issues to be decided on the basis of God's law, but on personal preferences, freedom, or "free speech"