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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...

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 ...

Global Health
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 326

Global Health

The overall aim of the book is to help readers to acquire an evidence-based understanding of global health.

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.

From Poverty to Power
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 522

From Poverty to Power

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2008
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  • Publisher: Oxfam

Offers a look at the causes and effects of poverty and inequality, as well as the possible solutions. This title features research, human stories, statistics, and compelling arguments. It discusses about the world we live in and how we can make it a better place.

The Challenge of Our Age
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 147

The Challenge of Our Age

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1968
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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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 ...

Boom Country?
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 304

Boom Country?

In Boom Country?, Alan Rosling, entrepreneur and strategic advisor in India for over 35 years, explores an unmistakable and profound change that is underway in the Indian business landscape. A fresh wave of enterprise and start-ups; rapid advancements in technology; government reform; and recently developed pools of risk capital, he holds, are contributing increasingly to a massive expansion in new business ? all of it underpinned by a deep social change, a willingness to `do things differently?, especially among the young. Drawing upon his own experiences and more than 100 interviews with Indian entrepreneurs ? representing traditional leading business houses (Tata, Mahindra and Godrej), es...