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Development and standard of living

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Three minutes with Hans Rosling will change your mind about the world. Jörgen Hildebrandt Hans Rosling doesn’t consider himself an optimist or a pessimist but rather a ‘possibilist’.

Three minutes with Hans Rosling will change your mind about the world

Hans Rosling knew never to flee from men wielding machetes. “The risk is higher if you run than if you face them,” he says. So, in 1989, when an angry mob confronted him at the field laboratory he had set up in what is now the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rosling tried to appear calm. Countries health wealth 2016 v151. Human Development Index.

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