“They All Just Went Away” by Joyce Carol Oates. A summary of the essay is here. This essay was first published in 1995 in the New Yorker. The New Yorker’s abstract for the essay characterizes…
Here is the the text of John Muir’s essay, Stickeen. It’s the story of a wild man and a tame dog.
This post kicks off a new book, “Best American Essays of the Century” Edited by Joyce Carol Oats and Robert Atwan. The first essay from this book and the topic of this post, is “Corn-pone…
You may have noticed that I have skipped writing posts on the last 11 chapters from Predictably Irrational.
The subtitle of this chapter is: “Why the Price of Pearls–and Everything Else–Is Up in the Air.”
Chapter Two of “Full Vigor Forestry” answers the question: “What is a Full Vigor Forest”? Chapter one argues that resources are most productivity managed when long term consequences of management choices are borne by the…
This is the first installment of my commentary on the book “Full Vigor Forestry: Sustainable Forest Management from the Forest Owner’s Point of View”, second edition (2003) by Jim Birkemeier.
The Truth about Relativity Why Everything Is Relative–Even When It Shouldn’t Be Chapter 1 of Predictably Irrational is about measurement standards.
This post kicks of reading “Predictably Irrational: The Hidden Forces That Shape Our Decisions” by Dan Ariely.
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