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Genres :Non-Fiction , Science
Published By : Back Bay Books
Published On : Apr 03, 2007
ISBN : 0316010669 (ISBN13: 9780316010665)
Format :Paperback
Language :English
No. of pages : 296
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    “The key to good decision making is not knowledge. It is understanding. We are swimming in the former. We are desperately lacking in the latter.”
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    “We have, as human beings, a storytelling problem. We're a bit too quick to come up with explanations for things we don't really have an explanation for.”
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    “Insight is not a lightbulb that goes off inside our heads. It is a flickering candle that can easily be snuffed out.”
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    “In the act of tearing something apart, you lose its meaning.”
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    “our world requires that decisions be sourced and footnoted, and if we say how we feel, we must also be prepared to elaborate on why we feel that way...We need to respect the fact that it is possible to know without knowing why we know and accept that - sometimes - we're better off that way.”
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