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“Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance” by Atul Gawande

I’ve read several of Atul Gawande’s and while they aren’t along my typical thread of cognitive psychology, I do often find some very useful and insightful information from his books. Some of our lives are a continuous pursuit of improvement. … Continue reading

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“Citizenship in a Republic” Point and Counterpoint

I memorized parts of Theodore Roosevelt’s speech “Citizenship in the Republic” delivered in Paris in 1910 following his presidency. We learned it as “Man in the Arena”. It strongly praises the actions of “doers” and denounces naysayers and others that … Continue reading

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