Hans Rosling (1948-2017) and two of his kids in 2018 finished a fun, fluffy, fairly useful book Factfulness. It's subtitled "Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think". It's optimistic in tone and metacognitive in content, chatty and slow, full of what it ostensibly opposes: first-person anecdotes about politics and economics and life. Briefly:

Factfulness spins those three themes, at length, into a book that could have been (and maybe was) a fine short talk or essay. A Busy Executive Summary, based on the book's own synopses of ten things to beware:

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