One insight

If you are living in the Western world, you are more likely to commit suicide than be killed by conflict, and you are more at risk of obesity than starvation. Aside from sub-Saharan Africa, more people in the world die from overeating than undereating every year.

One nudge

Learning from actual catastrophes occurringin our lives is relatively easy. Recognizing and learning from 'near misses' - catastrophes that almost happend but were avoided - is much more difficult and actually contrary to human nature as this Harvard Business Review article on How to Avoid Catastrophe carefully lays out. In fact, it’s so extensively elaborated, this week’s nudge is towards reading the full version.

One quote

»Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.«

H.G. Wells - English Writer