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Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress - Steven Pinker

Chapter 5 Life. 

 

"How long do you think an average person on the world can be expected to live today?" The Ignorant Project asked this question found less than one infour Swedes guessed it right.

 

Rosling explained, "if for each question I wrote the alternatives on bananas, and asked chimpanzees in the zoo to pick the right answers, they'd have done better than the respondents."