Some college students can’t wait to finish, graduate and never have to spend a minute sitting down reading a book. Well, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates (who so happened to be among the top 5 wealthiest people) is a firm believer that learning should not be neglected post-college.
As a matter of fact, Mr. Gates wants all students graduating from colleges around the U.S. this year to read one of his new favorite books; he is footing the bill for the entire class of 2018.
If you are a graduate (class of 2018) from a U.S. college, you can grab your free (paid for by Gates) copy of Factfulness: Ten Reasons We’re Wrong about the World and Why Things Are Better Than You Think by Hans Rosling.
Gates writes: “Although I think everyone should read it. It has especially useful insights for anyone who’s making the leap out of college and into the next phase of life.”
He goes further to quote from the book, saying “When we have a fact-based worldview, we can see that the world is not as bad as it seems – and we …read more