How to be content with the world. Also: Cooking tips, Iran, Hans Rosling and really old “fake news”. — FTN DAILY EDITION #117, People & Society

Seth Doyle

How to honor Hans Rosling

Remember the message, not only the messenger.

Peter Fällmar Andersson for HD:

He realized he was stuck in ”persona hell”, and that people remained ignorant at a level worse than random guessing when they took Gapminder’s tests. Not because of a lack of knowledge, but because of ”an actively upheld ignorance”.

http://www.hd.se/2017-02-13/this-is-how-we-let-hans-rosling-rest-in-peace


Iran ❤ USA

Iranians refuse to follow the Mullahs’ hatred against “Great Satan”.

Mahsa Alimardani for Global Voices:

Iranians are sharing posters, phrases, and images of solidarity between different countries, especially between Iran and the United States.

http://www.hd.se/2017-02-13/this-is-how-we-let-hans-rosling-rest-in-peace


Millenial recipes

We’re a millennial magazine, aren’t we?

Eileen L. Wittig for Foundation for Economic Education:

… all of it, at our fingertips, cheap.

http://www.hd.se/2017-02-13/this-is-how-we-let-hans-rosling-rest-in-peace


You’re never fully happy

And that’s OK.

Mark Manson:

Life is not a checklist. It’s not a mountain to scale. It’s not golf game or a beer commercial or whatever other cheesy analogy you want to insert here.

http://www.hd.se/2017-02-13/this-is-how-we-let-hans-rosling-rest-in-peace


Fake news, not so new

The fake news debate is more than 125 years old.

Louis Anslow for Timeline:

1889 A group of prominent journalists gathered to discuss the scourge of “yellow journalism,” a phenomenon brought about by the the earliest form of tabloid newspaper.

http://www.hd.se/2017-02-13/this-is-how-we-let-hans-rosling-rest-in-peace


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