Review: Predictably Irrational

Predictably Irrational The Hidden Forces that Shape Our Decisions by Dan Ariely 400 pages Harper Collins, New York, 2008 This book is an interesting treatment of a topic with which I had been entirely unfamiliar. The author introduces the subject by considering his experiences while undergoing the painful treatments necessary for burn victims. While this… Continue reading Review: Predictably Irrational

The Heartland Institute

When the news first broke on this, I was reminded of something I had read about a year ago. I wrote a review of that great but disturbing book called Merchants of Doubt by Naomi Orekes and Erik M. Conway. I looked up the connection and found this on the the Wikipedia listing of the… Continue reading The Heartland Institute

My Reading Lately

I have been really bad lately about reviewing books that I read. It’s not really a big deal, as I basically do it to help me retain whatever it was I was reading about. Of course, it is also to complain about crappy books when possible. Unfortunately, I have been so busy lately that I… Continue reading My Reading Lately