Friday, January 6, 2017

People Worry Too Much and Miss the Big Picture

Humans are full of biases. We often focus on negative facts (especially about the economy) but cannot see the bigger picture which is more encouraging.

With that in mind, please watch the following video -- mainly the first 5-10 minutes, where Hans Rosling illustrates this idea with a few charts on population, poverty, education, and health.

Our ignorance can make us blind, should it's important to be humble and open-minded.