For a change, this is going to be a short post, written in a few minutes. It feels so liberating not having to put a week of research into a post 🙂 Take a quick look at this ad. Here's a transcript: *** How do you want to live? As a decent person? Not a … Continue reading Like a Boss.
I just finished watching Merchants of Doubt and will have to spend the rest of the day trying to channel my frustration into something positive. It’s a great documentary (based on a book by Naomi Oreskes) that investigates the industry-sponsored practice of quashing research or movements that are inconvenient to them. The title refers to … Continue reading Truth, revisited.
Diet Books! How many do we need, really? I have to admit though, when I see a shiny new hardback in the local bookstore with an eye-catching image (a big stack of sinister-looking bagels, or a piece of broccoli in the shape of a brain) and an author with credentials – Dr. Mitch Somebody, M.D. … Continue reading Proteinaholic / Integrity in Science
Happy Earth Day! I’ve read two books recently that provide some interesting insights into human behavior so I thought I’d attempt to interpret their relevance to modern commerce and consumerism. Specifically, I think it’s important to understand the psychological interplay between the decision-makers in companies that harm the planet and society, and the consumers who … Continue reading Sociopathy and Kindness (part one)