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The Price of Prosperity. Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them - Case Study: Singapore

2 Feb 2022 5 minute read 0 comments NickLee

After reviewing the book, I have tried to link the different pointers that have been raised by the book with the country that I am familiar with: Singapore.Singapore is a rich nation based on GDP but many who live inside feel that it is the governmen...

The Price of Prosperity. Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them Book Review

1 Feb 2022 5 minute read 0 comments NickLee

The Price of Prosperity. Why Rich Nations Fail and How to Renew Them Book Review Todd G. Buchholz Chapter 1 - Fall in Fertility Rate Nations fail because they grew rich and fertility rate drops Nations grow rich and reduce the need for children to wo...

Book Review of 'Necessary Endings'

31 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments powersjo

Dr. Cloud is a clinical psychologist who references his research and experiences in Necessary Endings to help people with endings. Quick take, he packs a mountain of information in this book. One must be ready to digest every paragraph, if you skim y...

[8 of 8] Intelligence Trap: Notes on Epilogue

4 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments fenix-aarizon

Thumbnail image: Photo by Lukas from Pexels Notes from the Epilogue of Intelligence Trap by David Robson ISBN: 978-0-393-65142-3. Notes on Epilogue   Page 261 Kary Mullis - a brilliant chemist. ✦✧✦✧ Motivated reasoning: when biased reasoning leads to...

[7 of 8] Intelligence Trap: Notes on Stupidity spreading like wildfire

4 Jan 2022 3 minute read 0 comments fenix-aarizon

Thumbnail image: Photo by Sippakorn Yamkasikorn from Pexels Notes from part 4 of Intelligence Trap by David Robson: The folly and wisdom of the crowd: How teams and organizations can avoid the intelligence trap ISBN: 978-0-393-65142-3. Chapter 10 | S...

[6 of 8] Intelligence Trap: Notes on The makings of a "dream team"

4 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments fenix-aarizon

Thumbnail image: Photo by Fox from Pexels Notes from part 4 of Intelligence Trap by David Robson: The folly and wisdom of the crowd: How teams and organizations can avoid the intelligence trap ISBN: 978-0-393-65142-3 Chapter 9 - The makings of a "dre...

[5 of 8] Intelligence Trap: Notes on The benefits of eating bitter

2 Jan 2022 2 minute read 0 comments fenix-aarizon

Thumbnail image: Photo by Janko Ferlic from Pexels Notes from part 3 of Intelligence Trap by David Robson: The art of successful learning: How evidence-based wisdom can improve your memory ISBN: 978-0-393-65142-3. Chapter 8 - The benefits of eating b...

[4 of 8] Intelligence Trap: Notes on Tortoises and hares

2 Jan 2022 5 minute read 0 comments fenix-aarizon

Thumbnail image: Photo by laura parenti from Pexels Notes from part 3 of Intelligence Trap by David Robson: The art of successful learning: How evidence-based wisdom can improve your memory ISBN: 978-0-393-65142-3.   Chapter 7 - Tortoises and hares:...

[3 of 8] Intelligence Trap: Notes on A bullshit detection kit

2 Jan 2022 4 minute read 0 comments fenix-aarizon

Thumbnail image: Photo by Brayden Law from Pexels Notes from part 2 of Intelligence Trap by David Robson: Escaping the intelligence trap: A toolkit for reasoning and decision making ISBN: 978-0-393-65142-3. Chapter 6 | A bullshit detection kit: How t...

[1 of 7] Intelligence Trap: Notes on Moral Algebra

31 Dec 2021 10 minute read 0 comments fenix-aarizon

Thumbnail image: Photo by Caio from Pexels Notes from part 2 of Intelligence Trap by David Robson: Escaping the intelligence trap: A toolkit for reasoning and decision makingISBN: 978-0-393-65142-3 My aim is not to reproduce exact verbiage for accura...