Wednesday, June 29, 2011

David Brooks: The Social Animal

Reluctantly returned this book to the library today. I didn't have the time to finish it. It is worth purchasing but the Kindle version is over priced @ $13.99

David Brooks sums up the book well in the last line of the book. Our social life is about the interpenetration of each other souls. This book deserve to sell as well as Malcolm Gladwell's.

Policy makers who fail to look beyond humans as narrowly economic creatures, if successful, only serve to pile up big problems which defy simple solutions tomorrow. You can see growing signs of it in Singapore.

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