A Heart Surgeon’s Stories of Life and Death on the Operating Table
Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman My rating: 4 of 5 stars We think we are the paragons of rationality; that we have valid and logical reasons to makes decisions the way we do, to have opinions the way we have, and to choose what we do. Kahneman's research might be hard to digest … Continue reading Thinking, Fast and Slow -Daniel Kahneman
I do not usually have many rules but for social Media I do have some that I keep reminding myself of and which I wish I knew right from the start: 1. Someone who knows you only through social media knows only your projection, not you. Turns out our own aspirations, biases, insecurities among others … Continue reading Things I wish we all knew before starting to use social media
A metaphor is a figure of speech. Metaphors are the spices to a good biryani. (note: I just used a metaphor).
No matter which society or civilization we look at, progress/big changes have always stemmed from having rallied people behind a cause/system/individual/group of individuals. The causes in themselves might be controversial; Sometimes motivated by selfishness, self-righteousness, stereotypes, and animosity. So what makes it work then? How do certain individuals/group of individuals get the rest to rally behind their ideas … Continue reading #7 The meaning of “Rhetoric”
To describe someone as Machiavellic is in no way a compliment! Machiavellism is a term that originates from the Renaissance era and has since been used extensively in a negative way, especially in politics.
The history of Salt and salary are intertwined. In present day, we make extensive use the term salary. But what is a salary? where did this word come from? Salary originated from "sal" and "Salarium". Here are some interesting facts both about salt and salary: Salt is precious and necessary for life Humans need salt to … Continue reading #5 The origins of Salary (through salt)