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This Is Cautionary Tales

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This Is Cautionary Tales

Hard-earned wisdom from tales of human error and tragic mishaps
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Hindsight is 20/20—and Tim Harford OBE will show you exactly why that is, in his Blinkist Shortcast of Cautionary Tales. The author and Financial Times columnist dissects mistakes and catastrophes that will both delight and terrify. Find out what made Florence Nightingale a brilliant hero and liar, how to get away with a con, and why knowledge can sometimes be a curse, all in these top 5 episodes of the Cautionary Tales Shortcast.

This Is Cautionary Tales

Hard-earned wisdom from tales of human error and tragic mishaps
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