Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky

What is long and hard, and filled with baboon references? Robert Sapolskys book Behave. Here are some key takeaways and lesson from this fantastic book on human behavior. 📝 “The frontal cortex makes you do the harder thing, when it’s the right thing to do.” The frontal cortex consumes a lot of energy which makesContinue reading “Thoughts on: Behave by Robert Sapolsky”

Thoughts on: “The Better Angels of Our Nature” by Steven Pinker

It’s an odyssey through the history of human violence. Pinkers thesis is that we have seen a great decline in violence both in the long term , as well as short term history of mankind and he sets out to find out why this is. This is a dense book. I listened to the audiobookContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Better Angels of Our Nature” by Steven Pinker”