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Fear-Setting

Afraid of trying something risky? Instead of goal-setting, try "fear-setting".

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Weekend Reads 7/28/18

I’m a librarian. The last thing we need is Silicon Valley “disruption.”

I’ve often heard the argument, “That’s not the library’s job. There are agencies for that.”

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The Tragedy of the Commons

The game of tic-tac-toe has simple rules, a limited number of moves, and equal chances for both sides. If both players understand the game, it is almost impossible to avoid a draw. As ecologist and philosopher Garrett Hardin noted in his 1968 paper The Tragedy of the Commons, tic-tac-toe has "no technical solution." Sure, there might be ways to win by thinking outside the box:

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Weekend Reads 7/21/18

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Weekend Reads 7/14/18

Catholic bishops end border trip by suggesting alternative to family detention

The bishops, who reportedly asked immigration reform activists not to bring protest signs, remained critical of the policies that brought them there but were careful to say there were “no villains” involved, including U.S. Border Patrol agents.

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Weekend Reads 7/7/18

What does Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s win mean? There’s a debate.

“I think it’s the future of the party in the Bronx, where she is,” Duckworth said on CNN’s State of the Union, over the weekend. “I think that you can’t win the White House without the Midwest, and I don’t think you can go too far to the left and still win the Midwest.”

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