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Nonfiction Book Review: Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed

Nonfiction Book Review: Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed

As someone who has been tracking the childfree choice for over 15 years now, when new books on this topic come out I read them with great interest. One of the latest is writer Meghan Daum’s Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision NOT to have Kids.Read more
The Perils of Pushing the Limits of Longevity

The Perils of Pushing the Limits of Longevity

The recent “Longevity Report” in TIME magazine may make us marvel at how scientists are “toying with ways to manipulate genes and pull out aging cells, all in a race to find a way to extend longevity to its outer limits.” On one level, medical technology that may just make it possible to live to be 142 years old is amazing.… Read more
LiveTrue Book Review: The Kickstarter Handbook

LiveTrue Book Review: The Kickstarter Handbook

Do you have a dream, passion, idea or project which you would love to accomplish, if only you had the funds to make it happen? Have you considered an online fundraising campaign? Many quirky, unique and personal dreams have been fulfilled by those who have discovered and taken advantage of the new online fundraising platforms.… Read more
Nonfiction Book Review: Does Altruism Exist?

Nonfiction Book Review: Does Altruism Exist?

In his book, Does Altruism Exist?: Culture, Genes, and the Welfare of Othersevolutionary biologist David Sloan Wilson takes on the intriguing and much debated question of whether people serve others out of genuine concern for their welfare or if all charitable actions stem from some form of self-interest.… Read more