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Sway: The Irresistible Pull of Irrational Behavior by Ori Brafman My rating: 4 of 5 stars The authors main premise is that we as humans are fundamentally flawed in our abilities to make rational decisions due to various factors in … Continue reading

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under the dome

Under the Dome by Stephen King My rating: 3 of 5 stars Ok. At just shy of 1100 pages, this was one monster of a book. This was my first Stephen King novel and as such was not very familiar … Continue reading

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history books

Do you ever wonder what school children will read in history textbooks 50 years from now? Will they actually call this the Great Recession and outline the programs put in place by the Bush/Obama administrations aimed at restarting lending (TALF), … Continue reading

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new books

Got a whole bunch of new books for Christmas which need to be finished: Crash-Proof: How to Profit from the Coming Economic Collapse I.O.U.S.A.: One Nation. Under Stress. In Debt. More Information Than You Require A Whole New Mind: Why … Continue reading

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I just finished reading Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking. I received it some time in February, however one thing led to another and I didn’t start reading it until mid-June. Overall the book was not what I expected. … Continue reading

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On Monday’s episode of The Colbert Report on Hulu, there was an author promoting her new book This Land is Their Land. The book’s premise is that the gap between the wealthy and the poor is growing wider. This got … Continue reading

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