Impulse

Impulse: Why We Do What We Do Without Knowing Why We Do It Author: David Lewis Synopsis ‘We all like to regard ourselves as rational human beings…’ but ‘…our actions are mindless far more often than they are mindful…’ (page xv). This book attributes our mindlessness to impulse, the automatic emotions that influence most our actions. The author says this is… Read More Impulse

Irrationality

Irrationality Author: Stuart Sutherland BOOK CONTENTS This book is a critical evaluation of why humans make frequent irrational decisions. It reviews the wide spectrum of settings where illogical thinking thrives; these are both mundane and professional with the author saying ‘…the decisions of doctors, generals, engineers, judges, businessmen and others are no more rational than those made by you or… Read More Irrationality