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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
Contents:
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?
Summary: 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.
Item type Home library Call number Status Date due Item reserves
Book Book Australia
606 BROS 2018 (Browse shelf) Issued 22/02/2019
Book Book New Zealand
606 FAC (Browse shelf) Available
Total holds: 3

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.

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