Daily Archives: August 3, 2019

The Right To Refuse

Over the past few months Oregon has gotten in the news for a variety of reasons relating to the highly contested boundaries between the state’s right to enforce its own views of public health and the right of parents to … Continue reading

Posted in Musings | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Book Review: Made To Stick

Made To Stick:  Why Some Ideas Survive And Others Die, by Chip & Dan Heath I particularly appreciated this book because it managed to provide something striking and worthwhile and also intensely practical, and that is a way to understand … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, On Creativity | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Book Review: Copycats & Contrarians

Copycats & Contrarians:  Why We Follow Others…And When We Don’t, by Michelle Baddeley It must be said that this book has an interesting idea behind it, even if that idea is cloaked in bogus evolutionary thinking.  Even with this, though, … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, On Creativity | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review: The Paradox Of Choice

The Paradox Of Choice:  Why More Is Less, by Barry Schwartz This is a book that disappointed me.  There are a lot of things about this particular book that are worthwhile insights, but at the same time the perspective of … Continue reading

Posted in Book Reviews, On Creativity | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment