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The Emergence of Everything: How the World Became Complex
1.  The Emergence of Everything: How the World Became Complex by Harold J. Morowitz
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  "on evolution from particles to minds"
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The Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities
2.  The Rise and Decline of Nations: Economic Growth, Stagflation, and Social Rigidities by Mancur Olson
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  "societies decline with benefits concentrated in private interests and costs diffused to the public/majority (see, privatized gains and socialized losses)"
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Survival+: Structuring Prosperity for Yourself and the Nation
3.  Survival+: Structuring Prosperity for Yourself and the Nation by Charles Hugh Smith
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  "wealthy elite interests and big govt/welfare state are two sides of same coin (see mancur olson)"
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The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, A Novel
4.  The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet, A Novel by David Mitchell
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  "on the lives of dutch traders and the japanese during the time of adam smith"
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What Technology Wants
5.  What Technology Wants by Kevin Kelly
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  "what does technology want? same as what biology wants: expansion"
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Hopes and Prospects
6.  Hopes and Prospects by Noam Chomsky
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Politics of Experience
7.  Politics of Experience by R. D. Laing
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The Irrational Economist: Making Decisions in a Dangerous World
8.  The Irrational Economist: Making Decisions in a Dangerous World by Erwann O. Michel-Kerjan
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Dance with Chance: Making Luck Work for You
9.  Dance with Chance: Making Luck Work for You by Spyros G. Makridakis
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Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life (Borzoi Books)
10.  Twelve Steps to a Compassionate Life (Borzoi Books) by Karen Armstrong
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Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking
11.  Don't Believe Everything You Think: The 6 Basic Mistakes We Make in Thinking by Thomas E. Kida
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Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos
12.  Programming the Universe: A Quantum Computer Scientist Takes on the Cosmos by Seth Lloyd
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Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson
13.  Doubt: A History: The Great Doubters and Their Legacy of Innovation from Socrates and Jesus to Thomas Jefferson and Emily Dickinson by Jennifer Michael Hecht
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What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. Rachel Botsman, Roo Rogers
14.  What's Mine Is Yours: The Rise of Collaborative Consumption. Rachel Botsman, Roo Rogers by Rachel Botsman
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Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won
15.  Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports Are Played and Games Are Won by Tobias J. Moskowitz
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Rationality for Mortals: How People Cope with Uncertainty (Evolution and Cognition)
16.  Rationality for Mortals: How People Cope with Uncertainty (Evolution and Cognition) by Gerd Gigerenzer
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Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises (Wiley Investment Classics)
17.  Manias, Panics, and Crashes: A History of Financial Crises (Wiley Investment Classics) by Charles P. Kindleberger
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The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive
18.  The Most Human Human: What Artificial Intelligence Teaches Us About Being Alive by Brian Christian
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Design in Nature: How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization
19.  Design in Nature: How the Constructal Law Governs Evolution in Biology, Physics, Technology, and Social Organization by Adrian Bejan
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On Intelligence
20.  On Intelligence by Sandra Blakeslee
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