What Books Changed the Way You Think About Almost Everything? | Hacker News

Discussion about books that have changed people's perspective, starting with original poster's experience with Freakonomics. Quite a few interesting book recommendations in this thread. A few recommendations I liked include: Peter Watson's Ideas, Jonathan Haidt's Righteous Mind, Donald Norman's The Design of Everyday Things, Marshall Rosenberg's Nonviolent Communication, Ramachandra Guha's India After Gandhi, and Bruce … Continue reading What Books Changed the Way You Think About Almost Everything? | Hacker News

Persuasive Maps

"This is a collection of “persuasive” cartography: more than 800 maps intended primarily to influence opinions or beliefs - to send a message - rather than to communicate geographic information. The collection reflects a variety of persuasive tools , including allegorical, satirical and pictorial mapping; selective inclusion; unusual use of projections, color, graphics and text; … Continue reading Persuasive Maps