From time to time, you watch an educational video or read a book that changes the way you look at the world. Stanford professor Robert Sapolsky says that a book on chaos opened doors for him. Curt Stager’s “Deep Future” and “Your Atomic Self” were eye-openers for me.
My wife, Marsha, habitually asks friends what they are reading or watching on TV. She makes lists of books and movies that her friends say are worthwhile. You might do the same.
The other day my brother suggested I check out a book called “Inside the Criminal Mind,” so I did.
For years I have read of Gilgamesh, Beowulf, Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, Inspector Clouseau and James Bond, to name only a few of my personal heroes. But this was admittedly the first time I’d ever read anything that explained how the evil General Rancor could gleefully strap Barbara Dahl to the front of a