Fact­ful­ness: Ten Rea­sons We’re Wrong About the World—and Why Things Are Bet­ter Than You Think Hans Rosling

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As its self-ex­plana­tory ti­tle says, the book aims to bridge the gap be­tween our gen­eral ig­no­rance and re­al­ity. Aside from the five-star rat­ing and per­sonal re­view Bill Gates gave it, it is an in­no­va­tive ap­proach to step back and re­flect on the 10 in­stincts that cause us to get facts so wrong that even chim­panzees choos­ing an­swers at ran­dom will per­form bet­ter.

It’s non-fic­tion but does not read like one as the first-per­son voice of the late Rosling en­gages you like a ca­sual cof­feetable chat.

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