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Posts from the ‘Science’ Category


SITUATIONS MATTER: Understanding How Context Transforms Your World (Riverhead 2011) by Sam Sommers, like the recent other nonfiction books I’ve read (and who am I kidding? The last novel I read was THE LIFE OF PI, and before that . . .

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On THE POWER OF HABIT and Going Vegan

THE POWER OF HABIT: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business (Random House 2012) by Charles Duhigg is important for people transitioning away from the use of animals as well as people who study social movements.

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On SUBLIMINAL and Advocacy

“Subliminal: How Your Unconscious Mind Rules Your Behavior” (Pantheon 2012), by theoretical physicist and bestselling author Leonard Mlodinow, is the perfect read after Hal Herzog. Herzog explained that people say one thing and do another, particularly when it comes to animals . . .

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The Animals We Use

After failing miserably at a long pamphlet in 2007, I decided to shorten it by 50% and focus on a different audience: people who use animals. I think part of the . . .

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