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Accentuate the positive by sticking up for the facts

The content of Factfulness can often be revelatory and convincing

15th April, 2018
Hans Rosling: the late Swedish physician believed that most people view the world in a much more negative way than they should

Psychology: Factfulness: Ten Reasons Why We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think, By Hans Rosling (with Ola Rosling and Anna Rosling Rönnlund), Sceptre, €16.45

This is a book written by a dying man. Professor Hans Rosling succumbed to pancreatic cancer in February of last year, leaving Factfulness to be completed by his son and daughter-in-law. In the introduction he describes it as...

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