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Factfulness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 288

Factfulness

INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates “Hans Rosling tells the story of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.” —Melinda Gates "Factfulness by Hans Rosling, an outstanding international public health expert, is a hopeful book about the potential for human progress when we work off facts rather than our inherent biases." - Former U.S. President Barack Obama Factfulness: The stress-reducing hab...

Factfulness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

Factfulness

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-04-03
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  • Publisher: Unknown

“One of the most important books I’ve ever read—an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.” – Bill Gates “Hans Rosling tells thestory of ‘the secret silent miracle of human progress’ as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readershow to see it clearly.” —Melinda Gates Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends—what percentage of the world’s population live in poverty; why the world’s population is increasing; how many girls finish school—we system...

Factfulness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 352

Factfulness

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-04-03
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  • Publisher: Hachette UK

'One of the most important books I've ever read - an indispensable guide to thinking clearly about the world.' BILL GATES 'Hans Rosling tells the story of "the secret silent miracle of human progress" as only he can. But Factfulness does much more than that. It also explains why progress is so often secret and silent and teaches readers how to see it clearly.' MELINDA GATES Factfulness: The stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts. When asked simple questions about global trends - why the world's population is increasing; how many young women go to school; how many of us live in poverty - we systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that...

Summary of Factfulness by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund and Ola Rosling
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 59

Summary of Factfulness by Hans Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund and Ola Rosling

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-05-02
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Concise Reading offers an in-depth and comprehensive encapsulation of "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think"by Hans Rosling , Anna Rosling Rönnlund and Ola Rosling, INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER. This summary helps you to save time and money while taking in the essence and wisdom of the original book; and also provides contemplative discussions that will allow you to appreciate the book even more. This companion book contains many tantalizing sections including:* Book Summary* Background Information About The Author* Discussion QuestionsAnd much more!Get your copy and start reading immediately!*Note: This is an unofficial companion book of "Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think".-It is designed to enrich your reading experience and NOT the original book.

Origin Story
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 368

Origin Story

"I have long been a fan of David Christian. In Origin Story, he elegantly weaves evidence and insights from many scientific and historical disciplines into a single, accessible historical narrative." --Bill Gates A captivating history of the universe -- from before the dawn of time through the far reaches of the distant future. Most historians study the smallest slivers of time, emphasizing specific dates, individuals, and documents. But what would it look like to study the whole of history, from the big bang through the present day -- and even into the remote future? How would looking at the full span of time change the way we perceive the universe, the earth, and our very existence? These ...

Enlightenment Now
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 556

Enlightenment Now

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018
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  • Publisher: Penguin

An assessment of the human condition in the twenty-first century presents data demonstrating that life quality, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise throughout the world because of the Enlightenment ideal of using reason and science.

Energy and Civilization
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 568

Energy and Civilization

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2017-05-12
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  • Publisher: MIT Press

"I wait for new Smil books the way some people wait for the next 'Star Wars' movie. In his latest book, Energy and Civilization: A History, he goes deep and broad to explain how innovations in humans' ability to turn energy into heat, light, and motion have been a driving force behind our cultural and economic progress over the past 10,000 years. -- Bill Gates, Gates Notes, Best Books of the Year Energy is the only universal currency; it is necessary for getting anything done. The conversion of energy on Earth ranges from terra-forming forces of plate tectonics to cumulative erosive effects of raindrops. Life on Earth depends on the photosynthetic conversion of solar energy into plant biomas...

FACTFULNESS - Summarized for Busy People
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 45

FACTFULNESS - Summarized for Busy People

This book summary and analysis was created for individuals who want to extract the essential contents and are too busy to go through the full version. This book is not intended to replace the original book. Instead, we highly encourage you to buy the full version. There a lot of global trends that, when even the most highly educated people around the world are asked about, are conceived more negatively than it actually is and even chimpanzees will guess more correctly than them. Hans Rosling, Professor of International Health and global TED phenomenon, wrote Factfulness along with his son, Ola Rosling, and daughter-in-law, Anna Rosling Rönnlund—together, they share the reasons to why we d...

Summary: Hans Rosling's Factfulness
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 75

Summary: Hans Rosling's Factfulness

Readers of Hans Rosling's Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think seeking engagement for all reading groups can gain further insight with this essential resource as a guide to aid your discussions. New York Times bestselling book Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think is written by the global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling. He defines factfulness as ‘the stress-reducing habit of only carrying opinions for which you have strong supporting facts.’ In Factfulness, Rosling, a Professor of International Health, offers a radically new explanation to the simple questions about global tren...

Everything Happens for a Reason
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 224

Everything Happens for a Reason

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2018-02-06
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  • Publisher: Random House

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A meditation on sense-making when there’s no sense to be made, on letting go when we can’t hold on, and on being unafraid even when we’re terrified.”—Lucy Kalanithi “Belongs on the shelf alongside other terrific books about this difficult subject, like Paul Kalanithi’s When Breath Becomes Air and Atul Gawande’s Being Mortal.”—Gates Notes Kate Bowler is a professor at Duke Divinity School with a modest Christian upbringing, but she specializes in the study of the prosperity gospel, a creed that sees fortune as a blessing from God and misfortune as a mark of God’s disapproval. At thirty-five, everything in her life seems to point toward ...