Buy & Sell on Kenya's Safest Online Marketplace
 
31. Mar, 09:38
Ad ID: 1238807
KSh 100

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Hardcover – April 3, 2018 by Hans Rosling (Author), Anna Rosling Rönnlund (Author), Ola Rosling (Author)

Other Nairobi Nairobi
Details
Condition
New
Description

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 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 systematically get the answers wrong. So wrong that a chimpanzee choosing answers at random will consistently outguess teachers, journalists, Nobel laureates, and investment bankers.

In Factfulness, Professor of International Health and global TED phenomenon Hans Rosling, together with his two long-time collaborators, Anna and Ola, offers a radical new explanation of why this happens. They reveal the ten instincts that distort our perspective―from our tendency to divide the world into two camps (usually some version of us and them) to the way we consume media (where fear rules) to how we perceive progress (believing that most things are getting worse).

My Transcendence
My Transcendence
Member Since 4. Dec '18 40 Total Ads / 40 Active Ads
Verified via:
Email Mobile Number

Contact Seller
Contact via Phone
Contact via Email
Report This Ad
Cancel
Stay Tuned in with Our Newsletter

We hand-pick our favorites and send you the hottest deals every week!