ADVICE FROM LOTS OF STEPHENS
Back in October, I picked up a copy of Stephen King’s On Writing that had been sitting on my bookshelf for years. 1,362 more words
Tags » Freakonomics
This book was absolutely fascinating, a quick read, and after I finished reading it, I kept introducing things I had read in it into conversations. 429 more words
Steven Dubner shares ideas behind his new book, When to Rob a Bank. How do you know when you are actually in danger?
“Has there ever been a society which has died of dissent? Several have died of conformity in our lifetime.”
One of the things I often bang on about is the over simplistic application of evolutionary ideas to modern society – you know the stuff – survival of the fittest as an excuse for unbridled capitalism etc. 890 more words
So, I’m a firm believer in the science of diffusion. I mean it makes sense; that particles move constantly and when there’s a gap in the concentration of a particle in an area relative to the other, particles would move until both areas equal. 964 more words