[Review] Nudge

[Review] Nudge

Really enjoyed the framing of this book, which summarizes much of my own political thinking. Its argument in a nutshell: Public policy should maximize an individual’s freedom to choose — unless that choice is harmful for society’s collective well-being. In that case,...
[Review] The Social Animal

[Review] The Social Animal

One day we will die. A small minority of us will die in a terrible accident — a train derailed, a drug overdose, a chicken bone blocking the airway — but the vast majority of us will extinguish slowly while laying in bed. During those final days we will reflect on the...

Building Something Out of Nothing, But What?

The blue of the Las Vegas sky and the force of its sun never change throughout the day. It could be 8 a.m. or 6 p.m. Either way it’s bright and hot as hell. The lego-like horizon of the strip stares over the rest of the city in a stupor of superiority, full of...