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Monthly Archives: November 2009
Book Review: Nudge by Richard H. Thaler and Cass R. Sunstein
Suppose that you were in charge of a school district and you were given the responsibility of making the students healthier. Thus, you have a few options: Take away all of the candy and soda from the vending machines. Serve … Continue reading
Posted in Book Review, Economics, Education, Environment, Experts, Government, Health, Libertarianism, Politics, Same-Sex 3 Comments
Seven Hours of Feynman Physics Lectures
All I can say it “WOW!” Bill Gates has personally bought the rights to these lectures that you can view online. Freaking amazing! But then again, physics has always been my thing.
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Trying to Achieve Immortality Through Genes and Memes
How does one gain immortality? There seems to be two ways: genes and Memes. In terms of genes, Richard Dawkins brings up some really interesting ideas about how genes work in his book The Selfish Gene. At some point in … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Evolution, Immortality, Memes, Paper Topic 4 Comments
Book Review: Self-Made Man by Norah Vincent
Imagine that you posed as the opposite sex for a year and a half. You’re still the same sex, but your outward appearances are changed through makeup and different clothing so that you look like the opposite sex. Now imagine … Continue reading
Posted in Book Review, Culture, Gender 5 Comments
Why do we like horror?
Well, Halloween has come and gone and so the scary stuff is pretty much at ease. But the more I think about it, being scared makes no sense. Think about it. I wrote a previous blog about evolution and emotions. … Continue reading
Posted in Emotions 2 Comments