Category Archives: Books

Two Classes

Last one, and then I am done with Pinker for the immediate future: The humorist Robert Benchley said that there are two classes of people in the world: those who divide the people of the world into two classes, and … Continue reading

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Three Possible Parts to a Date

After my last review, I do have some other quotes that I really enjoyed, that didn’t really work into the review itself. Here is one, from Miss Manner’s Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior – one more example of how I … Continue reading

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How the Mind Works

How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker My rating: 4 of 5 stars I very much enjoyed the book. The topic is more “Why The Mind Works”, and with that being the author’s actual stated aim, the book seems misnamed. … Continue reading

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Life Happening

It’s been a while since I was actively blogging, and I feel conflicted about how to get back in the swing of things. So, as a step in a possible direction, here is what is up in my life: Reading … Continue reading

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Brave New World

Indeed, unless we choose to decentralize and to use applied science, not as an end to which human beings are to be made the means, but as the means to producing a race of free individuals, we have only two … Continue reading

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