Some longer form weekend reads:
• Copula culture (Alphaville)
• The Curse of Knowledge (The New Republic) see also The Smart Are MORE Biased To Think They Are LESS Biased (Overcoming Bias)
• More Student Debt, Please: Why College Students Don’t Borrow Enough (The Atlantic)
• Why Google Isn’t Making Us Stupid…or Smart (Hedgehog Review)
• The Evolution of Religion (American Interest)
• Happyism: Happiness is more complicated than previously believed (The New Republic)
• When Crowd Sourcing Reveals Its Limits (WSJ)
• Stiglitz: It’s no accident that Americans widely underestimate inequality. We’ve been brainwashed (Salon) see also War or Revolution Every 75 Years. It’s Time Again. (Brave New World)
• Does All Wine Taste the Same? (New Yorker)
• James Brown: Did He Feel Good? (City Journal)
What are you reading?
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