The March of Folly– How Apropos for Now

The March of Folly– How Apropos for Now

I just finished The March of Folly by Pulitzer Prize winning author Barbara Tuchman and highly recommend it. It details how humans are not only foolish, but rush into stupidity, eyes wide, ignoring all evidence to the contrary. She spans history with her examples and...
What Can We Learn From Disasters? FREE Today

What Can We Learn From Disasters? FREE Today

My wife and I were watching Seconds From Disaster, a TV series that focuses mainly on plane crashes and we noticed a pattern. It was always several things that caused the plane to crash, not just one. Actually, always at least seven, what I have termed, Cascade...
Researching Books Before the Internet

Researching Books Before the Internet

Yes, there was a time when we lived in caves, ate rocks and didn’t have an internet. Well, DARPA did, but the first Internet message was sent in 1969 and the system went down after two letters, but hey, it was a start. So, yeah, I actually wrote about that first...