Category Archives: Reading
Is a book about decluttering by Gretchen Rubin. She was on the 10% Happier podcast recently and seemed cool. Book is about organization. I’m not big on organization but she had some pretty good hacks.
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Such is the goal of Jonathan Haidt and Linda Trevino in a recent Nature article. “Imagine a world,” they write, in which medical researchers did experiments on rats, but never on people… Source: Making Business Ethics a Cumulative Science
You can expel all your energy on things you can’t control or use it to create positive change in your life. Here are 50 ways to start right now. Source: 50 Things You Can Control Right Now
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I’m currently reading The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt where he uses the metaphor of the elephant and the rider. The elephant is instinct, the rider is consciousness. He talks a lot in the early section about how the rider often spends it’s time … Continue reading
It was a simpler time. Because I personally had less memories and so less to superimpose upon the world, and so it was much clearer, and also I was younger. Thus, the world was simpler. Fear is a reasonable response … Continue reading
Yes! This! I think this is part of why I keep complaining about books that are too long and editors not doing their jobs. “This!” is a blog post by Walter Jon Williams online at: http://www.walterjonwilliams.net/2015/09/dragging-it-out/
Read: 2015-09-08 to 2015-09-17 3 stars 2015-09-08/5%: Not too impressed so far but I’ve enjoyed some of Spencer’s other books so we’ll see. 2015-09-11/15%: Okay, so Nikki broke into the crime scene, totally stupid, but she did this after the book said … Continue reading