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This is a great book. It's well written, laid out logically. However, the starting point is that you understand the physics. Read morePublished 13 months ago by worksalright
What is endlessly fascinating about this book -- which lays out the human search for patterns and meaning -- is the quality of the writing. Read morePublished on February 9, 2013 by Victor Aral
Great thesis tying the human need to find structure and order to science and religion. Atheists can learn from the religion drivers, and religious folks can have a succinct and... Read morePublished on December 26, 2012 by Turkish Rabbi
When Steven Johnson wrote "Emergence" Emergence: The Connected Lives of Ants, Brains, Cities, and Software, I found myself pulled into the concept that ordered systems could... Read morePublished on August 13, 2010 by Mark A. Moorstein
This book flirts with profundity, but in the end never really crosses over into the "epiphany" category for me. Read morePublished on June 8, 2010 by Robert Carlberg
I'm reading this book for the third time in under 10 years. Even with this third reading, the passages in the book tickle the neurons in my head with new thoughts and perspectives. Read morePublished on April 9, 2008 by S. Stern
Fire in the Mind passionately relates mans quest for understanding. Johnson sits backs, smiles and equivocates the Anasazi's expressions of order through their beliefs with... Read morePublished on March 22, 2006 by Peyton E. Phillips