- The consequences of the Trump presidency could end up being great for one ideology in the short term, another in the long term
- We are becoming more engaged and informed about politics, law, policy, civic duty and even the role of journalism
This essay is part of a column called The Wisdom Project by David Allan, editorial director of CNN Health and Wellness. The series focuses on applying to one's life the wisdom and philosophy found everywhere, from ancient texts to pop culture. You can follow David at @davidgallan. Don't miss another Wisdom Project column; subscribe here.
(CNN)Whether or not you support the policies and leadership style of Donald J. Trump, there are reasons to remain optimistic about America's trajectory right now.
History is counter-intuitive
The parental paradox
Who knows what's good or bad
Falling into place, or falling apart
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