No. This book purports to help the readers better understand themselves and so improve their behavior. It actually is more about womens lib, minority rights and the dominence of straight white men. If I had wanted to read about those subjects, I would have bought a NOW book.
Not from these
Having read both previous Freakanomics books, I found this thin on material. Much repetition and lecturing. Some egregious factual errors betray the author's prejudices--"97% of climate scientists believe..." Any scientific group would have trouble getting 97% to wake up on a given day, let alone agree on controversial philosophies. (Per this am's WSJ, the figure is, at best, 30% and probably less. Also there's an unseemly amount of referrals to Old Testament stories and personages for a modern text.
Again, entertainment, but something with more substance and utility
Many good ideas on the impact of various voice modulations. But need the pds to benefit the most
Hearing her do the voice modulations. Experiencing the pacing
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