Category Archives: Social Psychology

The Un-Tv and the 10 MPH Car

“Warning: studying sociology can be harmful to your ego and to your illusions,” the opening line of The Un-TV and the 10 MPH Car (1994) by Bernard McGrane, gives the reader an accurate view of what to expect from this … Continue reading

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Eat the Rich

P.J. O’Rourke sets off in his book Eat the Rich to see international examples of good and bad economic systems.  His hope is to answer the following core question “Why do some places prosper and other places suck?” (O’Rourke, 1998). … Continue reading

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