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River of Myths
Hans Rosling

In this short 3 minute video, Hans visualizes change in the developing world and helps to illuminate the importance of applied mathematics and actual measurement. He uses child mortality rates and number of children born per woman, as representative indicators of overall change for developing nations, to explode myths. He draws links from wealth increases to health increases, to drops in child mortality, to drops in children born per woman, and sustainable population size. He uses Ethiopia as an extremely conservative example.
wealth = health = sustainability.

"Without actual measurement, you don't know jack!" ~ MW
See also: Oil, Smoke & Mirrors | 200 countries & 200 years | Florence Nightingale

 
 
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