You Are Not So Smart: Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You’re Deluding Yourself — an illuminating and just the right magnitude of uncomfortable almanac of some of the most prevalent and enduri
Bringing together schools of rationalism (e.g. Descartes) and empiricism (e.g. Hume). We can't determine reality on reason alone, nor can we determine reality on experience alone. Even together, we cannot obtain "absolute" truth of the universe.
Good read. "This will make you Smarter" Essay's from scientists and others. Answering the question "What would you suggest we all add to our cognitive toolkit?" The answers are more engaging and inspiring than you might imagine. Check it out if you can.
"The soul that has re-created itself in isolation has gained something of the humility of the grass, the rocks, the winds. All that lives is holy unto it; and it realizes, taught by the innumerable voices of Nature, a certain ultimate equality in everything that draws breath" -John Cowper Powys