131: Graphs And Charts From Enlightenment Now By Steven Pinker

  • Steven Pinker has a recent book called Enlightenment Now about progress
  • it includes descriptions of humanity’s growth in wealth/health/life quality
  • here I discussed some of the charts in it and what they represent
  • includes content on global GDP changes and child mortality rates
  • message of the book is that the baseline of the world population has risen
  • recommended by Bill Gates as one of top 2 books of 2018 so far