Factfulness - Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think

Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund, Ola Rosling

Key Facts and Insights from "Factfulness"

  1. The world is improving: Despite the negativity in news and media, global trends show that the world is actually getting better in many aspects such as poverty, literacy, and health.
  2. Gap instinct: We often divide things into two distinct and often conflicting groups, which can lead to a distorted view of reality.
  3. Negativity instinct: We pay more attention to bad news because our brains are wired to notice threats and dangers.
  4. Straight line instinct: We often assume that trends will continue in a straight line, whereas in reality growth often follows a more...

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