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Sprache English
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Erstellt / Aktualisiert 29.06.2020 / 21.07.2020
Lizenzierung Keine Angabe     (Hochschule Rapperswil)
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What was the author’s dream as a child? (p. 1)

To become a sword swallower
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What did he end up studying? (p. 1)

Medicine
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How does the author assue that the reader will perform better in the test by the end of the book?

He introduces a simple set of thinking tools
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What happened in 2015 at the World Economic Forum in Davos? (p. 12)

Even this top international audience were getting basic facts about the world wrong.
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Why was the dramatic worldview so persistent? (p. 12-17)

We all have the dramatic worldview which is based on the way our brains work. The human brain is a product of millions of years of evolution, relying on instincts for survical and craving for drama.

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What is the benefit of a fact-based world view?

We make better decsions, are aware of real dangers and possibilities, and are no longer stressed about the wrong things (p 16)

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What is the mega misconception about the world? (p. 21)

That the world is devided in two - them versus us, the west and the rest.

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What is wrong with this picture? (p. 28)

It is outdated. It belongs to 1965. 75% live in middle income countries today.