Book review: Elie Wiesel’s “The Trial of God”

I feel that I am treading on holy ground when I approach the depth of suffering and horror that the Jewish people endured during the Holocaust, and that I have little right to express any thought on the matter at all; I would rather listen, listen to what they have to say and to teach... Continue Reading →

Book review of Thaler’s “Nudge”: How libertarian paternalism avoids the polarization of the right and left

I added this book to my list after I read an article about the 2017 Nobel Prize winner in economics, Richard Thaler, and his concept of libertarian paternalism. Our lab reading club ended up voting to read it this month for our book of the month! The book itself is based on two premises: (1)... Continue Reading →

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