Though some of their social analysis is less than fully thought out--surely e-mail isn't a truly unique form of communication, as they suggest--the work as a whole is strong and merits attention. Science, it turns out, does have much to say about our messy feelings and relationships. While much of it could be filed under "common sense," it's nice to know that common sense is replicable. Hard-science types will probably be exasperated with the constant shifts between data and appeals to emotional truths, but the rest of us will see in A General Theory of Love a new synthesis of research and poetry. --Rob Lightner --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
One of the 6 books that changed my life. Nobody on his or her deathbed says "I wished I had worked more." Everyone wants and needs more love in all its forms. Read morePublished 4 days ago by Dawn AV Marie Jordan
Finally. Maybe someone else has challenged science and statistics before, or written in a more straightforward style, but it's about time. Read morePublished 13 days ago by D. Muise
Hard but very interesting read - a text book of how the mind worksPublished 1 month ago by Bruce Urben
Flatulent and pompous windbag of such high-minded sentiments. The useful information in this book could be contained in a pamphlet instead of 200 pages. Read morePublished 1 month ago by nyc.fan
I wish that everybody read this book in high school, though I don't know what class this would be a part of. Read morePublished 2 months ago by J. C.
A great overview of the way the brain processes information and reacts intuitively. A very good read.Published 3 months ago by Clark A