Factfulness : ten reasons we're wrong about the world - and why things are better than you think / by Dr Hans Rosling with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Ronnlund
By: Rosling, Hans.
Contributor(s): Rosling, Ola | Rosling Ronnlund, Anna.Publisher: London, U.K. : Sceptre, 2018Description: x, 342 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9781473637467.Subject(s): Society | Sociology
|Item type||Home library||Call number||Status||Date due||Barcode||Item reserves|
|Book||Australia||606 ROS 2018 (Browse shelf)||Available||CA009974|
|Book||New Zealand||606 FAC (Browse shelf)||Issued||01/11/2019||CA013626|
The gap instinct -- The negativity instinct -- The straight line instinct -- The fear instinct -- The size instinct -- The generalization instinct -- The destiny instinct -- The single perspective instinct -- The blame instinct -- The urgency instinct -- Factfulness in practice -- Factfulness rules of thumb. APPENDIX: How did your country do?
Argues that despite common belief, the world is in a better state than many think. Reveals that most people are wrong about major trends in poverty, education and health, and reveals ten instincts that distort our perspective.