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    Everything is Obvious Summary

    Everything is Obvious Summary

    17 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Everything is Obvious” by Duncan Watts is a thorough investigation into the nature of practical judgments and the shared mechanisms which usually help us make them, i.e., common sense. Drawing on the latest scientific research and numerous examples, the book reveals that we know far less about the world than […]

    Doughnut Economics Summary

    Doughnut Economics Summary

    13 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: Doughnut Economics by Oxford academic Kate Raworth deconstructs the character of the rational economic man and challenges the necessity for never-ending economic growth by identifying seven critical ways in which mainstream economics has misled us, while sketching out an alternative plan on how we can satisfy humanity’s needs without overshooting […]

    Enlightenment Now PDF Summary

    Enlightenment Now PDF Summary

    15 min read ⌚ The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress Did you enjoy Steven Pinker’s The Better Angels of Our Nature? If so, then wait till you get to know with its follow-up: Enlightenment Now. Who Should Read “Enlightenment Now”? And Why? Let us answer these questions with a question: why wouldn’t you read […]

    Ground Down by Growth PDF Summary

    Ground Down by Growth PDF Summary

    11 min read ⌚ Tribe, Caste, Class, and Inequality in Twenty-First Century India Think that market liberalization is the solution to all economic problems? Think again! Ground Down by Growth reveals how free market capitalism has merely reinforced inequality in 21st-century India. Who Should Read “Ground Down by Growth”? And Why? If you’re interested in the […]

    Factfulness PDF Summary Factfulness PDF Summary

    Factfulness PDF Summary

    9 min read ⌚ Ten Reasons We’re Wrong About the World – and Why Things Are Better Than You Think Terrorist attacks, climate change, pollution, children dying of preventable diseases… Think that the world is worse than ever? Well, it’s time you stopped being a pessimist and become “a very serious possibilist.” What you need is […]

    Why Nations Fail PDF Summary Why Nations Fail PDF Summary

    Why Nations Fail PDF Summary

    10 min read ⌚ The Origins of Power, Prosperity and Poverty Some countries are rich, and others are poor. Why? Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson try to give a definite answer to these questions in their ultra-popular and heavily discussed book: Why Nations Fail. Who Should Read “Why Nations Fail”? And Why? Why Nations Fail, […]

    Liars, Leakers, and Liberals PDF Summary Liars, Leakers, and Liberals PDF Summary

    Liars, Leakers, and Liberals PDF Summary

    10 min read ⌚ The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy We’ve summarized quite a few Anti-Trump books on our site in the past. And, as the Romans knew, it’s only fair that we hear the other side of the argument as well. And, if you know her, you know that not many people are as staunchly […]

    Financial Reckoning Day PDF Summary

    Financial Reckoning Day PDF Summary

    7 min read ⌚ Surviving the Soft Depression of the 21st Century What if someone told you that there are serious indicators attesting that we are experiencing the beginning of the end of American capitalism? And what if that same guy added that, in fact, American capitalism wasn’t that great to begin with – but just […]

    Guns, Germs, and Steel PDF Summary Guns, Germs, and Steel PDF

    Guns, Germs, and Steel PDF Summary

    7 min read ⌚ A Short History of Everybody for the Last 13,000 Years You’ve read that right: “Guns, Germs, and Steel” tells everything about everybody. In 500 pages. Here summarized in about 1,500 words! Who Should Read “Guns, Germs, and Steel”? And Why? The main reason why Jared Diamond wrote “Guns, Germs, and Steel” was a […]

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