Here it is, our regular Friday diet of suggested readings for the weekend:
How loneliness generates empathy and shapes identity.
The strange order of things, by Antonio Damasio.
The ungrateful traveler: how we have come to take intercontinental travel for granted.
How we forgot the collective good and started to think of ourselves primarily as consumers.
Review of studies shows mindfulness meditation apparently no better than watching nature documentaries on tv, when it comes to fostering pro-social behavior.
Lessons from history on how to spot a financial bubble.
Steven Pinker’s debatable scholarship about the Enlightenment, part 1/2.
Steven Pinker’s debatable scholarship about the Enlightenment, part 2/2.
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Categories: Plato's Suggestions