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In short this book zips through the essential contents of the main book without losing the important message. To those who would like to read as many books as possible in a short time, Zip reads summary actually does a wonderful job in delivering the message swiftly. Nevertheless will recommend reading the original copy when people have time, as this is a great read. However, if you don't have enough time to read the original, then you are not missing much. It's more like playing a YouTube video at a faster pace to grasp the contents faster and save time.
Well made sampler to check out if you'd like the book. The original will not be revelatory for non-apocalyptically bent futurists but could add conversation bullet points with those who are. Also known as the general public.
This intelligent, intelligible, concise summary of the factual book has been a pleasure to read. Thank you ZipRead! The best books compel the reader to further engagement with the topic; This is one such book. I'm headed over to TedTalks right now....
We are constantly bombarded by negative news and images -- disasters, wars, disease, refugees, terrorism, extreme poverty, and more. Counterintuitively, the world is actually getting safer, more peaceful & prosperous, and better in many ways. All proven by publicly available reliable and trustworthy data. This book explains why we believe the worst and overlook the good. The graphs are innovative and very clear. You must read the original.
Vero useful summary of the original book; pity that on page 9 the QUIZ for the question N. 8 is missing!!!...so you can test yourself only on 12 questions out of 13, that give you a advantage, even if it is small, versus the answers’ guessing of a chimpanzee