Hans Rosling spent his adult life turning facts into useful information, fighting to dispel myths in order that we may act according to reality and do real good. Hans Rosling passed away earlier this year. His efforts have been heroic in scope; to remember and learn from him is the only fitting memorial.
Myth: The world is getting worse.
This is a great reminder of what an extraordinary communicator Hans Rosling was. https://t.co/00I5KgFpU0
— BBC More or Less (@BBCMoreOrLess) February 7, 2017
Statistics affect our view of the world, which affects how we behave in the world; bad statistics are like monsters: zombies, basilisks, trolls and the like – destroying rather than creating. A man who is known for slaying those monsters with grand style, Hans Rosling has become legend.