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Google (or Bing, or whatever) gives us all the knowledge we need at our fingertips. Or does it? Is there a better way to learn about our world?
Profit maximization, the idea that you should strive to get as much benefit as you can out of the time and money you put into a commercial endeavor, has been a mainstay of our business paradigm for generations. It’s easy to see why. What sane person would want anything less than the maximum benefit they can get for their efforts?
Keep your eyes peeled in October 2019. Emerald Publishing is releasing my first non-fiction book, Values, Rationality, and Power: Developing Organizational Wisdom as part of its Critical Management Series. This book summarizes years of research in the Canadian healthcare system into how individuals manage the confluence of values, rationality, and power to drive wise organizational... Continue Reading →
I remember having my mind blown in an undergraduate microbiology class back in university. In ten minutes, the prof taught us how to make antibiotic-resistant bacteria.
Let’s talk about eradicating illness and what that teaches us about how to change the world. Specifically, let’s zero in on how healthcare workers approach the different forms of rationality people and cultures use to understand their world, and from there, apply what we learn to global issues.
Is it OK for news articles to actively try to change your opinion? Is the role of news merely to inform or instead to shape your thoughts? If a journalist aggressively tries to change your mind, then they are obviously biased, and bias is a flaw, correct? In my previous post, The Biased Media: Part... Continue Reading →