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Book Review: Kidding Ourselves

Kidding Ourselves:  The Hidden Power Of Self-Deception, by Joseph T. Hallinan This book is sort of the flip side of the author’s previous book on why we make mistakes.  This is the sort of book that happens fairly organically for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Why We Make Mistakes

Why We Make Mistakes:  How We Look Without Seeing, Forget Things In Seconds, And Are All Pretty sure We Are Way Above Average, by Joseph T. Hallinan I was recommended this book by an online friend of mine, and although … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Golden Ratio

The Golden Ratio:  The Story Of Phi, The World’s Most Astonishing Number, by Mario Livio Perhaps the most telling moment in this generally enjoyable book was when the author made the statement that a lot of people point to the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Last Lost World

The Last Lost World:  Ice Ages, Human Origins, And The Invention Of The Pleistocene, by Lydia V. Pyne and Stephen J. Pyne I’m not sure what to think about this book.  The authors show an incurable love of irony and … Continue reading

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Product Review: Sibley Birds Of Land, Sea, And Sky

Sibley Birds Of Land, Sea, And Sky:  50 Postcards, by David Allen Sibley [Note:  This product was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Clarkson Potter.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I am not sure exactly where this … Continue reading

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Book Review: How Healing Works

How Healing Works:  Get Well And Stay Well Using Your Hidden Power To Heal, by Wayne Jonas, MD [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Lorena Jones Books.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] How … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Design Revolution

The Design Revolution:  Answering The Toughest Questions About Intelligent Design, by William Dembski It should come as little surprise that as someone who has taken to reading (or, more often, re-reading) classic works on intelligent design [1] that I should … Continue reading

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Book Review: Intelligent Design 101

Intelligent Design 101:  Leading Experts Explain The Key Issues, edited by H. Wayne House As someone who is well-read concerning matters of intelligent design [1], from time to time I enjoy reading about the issues involving intelligent design.  As usual, … Continue reading

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We Don’t Talk Anymore

It is perhaps unsurprising that I have spent a great deal of my life as an observer or a participant in places where people found it impossible to communicate.  This is not to say that I consider myself a great … Continue reading

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Book Review: Defeating Darwinism By Opening Minds

Defeating Darwinism By Opening Minds, by Philip Johnson This exceedingly short book comes in at just over 100 pages and it is a straightforward one.  This is not a book written with a difficult argument that is hard to follow, … Continue reading

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