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

Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, Anna Rosling Rönnlund | 2018
Posted in: Growth and Sustainability Psychology
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The Roslings were not the first to suggest that we humans operate more on instinct (lizard brain, emotions) than rational thought and data/reality (pre-frontal cortex).  They were the first (afaik), however, to connect those instincts to negative thinking about the world’s condition, and to break them down into ten separate and identifiable instincts so that we may more easily recognize when we are trapped by that kind of thinking.  On top of that, the book is a real “page-turner”!