Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think LONGLISTED FOR THE FT/McKINSEY BUSINESS BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD Wonderful a passionate and erudite message that is allmoving because it comes from beyond the grave His knack for presentation and delight in statistics come across on every page Who else would choose a chart of guitars per capita as a proxy for human progress Financial Times Factfulness is a fabulous read, succinct and lively It asks why so many people including Nobel laureates and medical researchers get the numbers so wrong on pressing issues such as poverty, pandemics and climate change a just tribute to this book and the man would be a global day of celebration for facts about our world Nature I had very high expectations the book exceeded them Superb guide to the world and how to be wiser about it Great storytelling An inspiration Tim Harford A wonderful guide to an improving world, as well as being a well stocked source of sound advice as to how to think about factual and statistical claimsThe book is a pleasure to read simple, clear, memorable writing and when you ve finished you ll be a lot wiser about the world You ll also feel rather happierFactfulness the relaxing peace of mind you get when you have a clearer view of how the world really isI strongly recommend this book Tim Harford An assault both on ignorance and pessimismhelping countries improve their governance and public health and opening them up to the rule of law and market exchange works But not by some sort of magic Because we act And to this, as Rosling argues, we first have to understand the world we live in Daniel Finkelstein, The Times We needof this way of thinking, both in business and politics Where better to start than a new book by one of Gates favourite gurus, the late Swedish statistician Hans Roslingin an age of so called post truth, this is a celebration of the all too often repudiated but underlying story of relentless human progress Jeremy Warner, Sunday Telegraph thoroughly researched and clearly writtenthis is a measured, objective, and ultimately optimistic account of where we are and how we got here Independent Factfulness has the power to shift your entire perspective If you want to understand the world, read it now Rolf Dobelli Triumphant Sunday Times Bestselling books about statistics are as rare as unicorns One that gets to No is as rare as a lunar unicorn Factfulness by Hans Rosling is that moon based creatureengaging TimesA timely, short and essential book about the power of facts in a post truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling a true inspiration Bill Gates and his long term collaborators Ola and Anna

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