Woke up before breakfast and went to the gym (push). Then breakfast: porridge with five fruits, to keep me full and non-cookie stealing until lunch. One book I read on this boat is Factfulness by
Woke up before breakfast and went to the gym (push). Then breakfast: porridge with five fruits, to keep me full and non-cookie stealing until lunch. One book I read on this boat is Factfulness by Hans Rosling. It starts with a test, in which most people, no matter where they are, in UN, in banks, universities, guess worse than chimpanzees. I only had one mistake, but I’ve watched Hans Rosling on YouTube a lot. I wish he was still alive. I’d love his views on a lot of areas, for example more on global warming, and on the trend that humans get less and less worth compared to the overall economy, which leads to worse inequalities if we don’t distribute more (coughbasic incomecough).
I tried Rosling’s 13 questions on Daniel, who got half of them right, so he was better than most people, and even better than a chimpanzee. One of Rosling’s many main points is that people on level 4 (the richest people) all seem to think that people on level 1, 2 and 3 live very equal lives, but those lives are in fact totally different from each other. The book is packed with points like that. I’ll probably get back to it.
Portuguese. Spanish. Lunch. Coffee, while watching ”The Jungle” episode of BBC’s Planet Earth. Did you know that most sounds that you hear in the jungle at night are actually frogs trying to find other frogs to mate with? So, walking in the jungle is like walking in the Red Light District of Rio de Janeiro, but for frogs. The jungle is so horny.
Then I did a bit of machine learning, then I ran 8 km.
After dinner we watched the new version of ”Papillon”, from 2017. I really regret it, since I knew exactly what would happen. But I guess that’s what it’s like to sit on a ship from France to French Guiana. I’ll insist on Monopoly next evening.