In psychology, the overjustification effect refers to the phenonmenon in which a person becomes less intrinsically motivated to do something after they begin receiving external rewards for doing that thing.
Tag: Book Reviews
It has been looking more and more likely that the future of warfare in general lies in cyberspace.
Does anyone remember that time when the government put us on semi house arrest for like a year because of a disease? And it sucked?
This play was surprisingly clever and hilarious– though I suppose I should not have been surprised as it is Oscar Wilde.
This isn’t my favorite of Vonnegut’s books, but it was still an interesting read.
Albert Camus’s The Stranger may be a short novel, but it definitely packs a punch. An existential-dread-inducing punch but nevertheless a comforting one. It’ll make more sense when I explain that.
Overall, The War on the West does a good job of exposing most of the disturbing trends I see in my generation and in America (and Europe) in general.
So, germs are freaking scary.
The Metamorphosis is a very weird little book which is just one long extended metaphor. And I’m going to go ahead and interpret the hell out of it now because we all know I am very very knowledgeable about Literature.
That was a very intriguing book.
In the years since it was published, Shrier’s book has been the subject of calls for Amazon to stop selling it, for Spotify to take down her interview with Joe Rogan, and at one point was *removed from shelves* by Target– all to prevent people from hearing her “harmful” message.
Whenever I see news about yet another school shooting, there are three main questions that always run through my head.
So, the narrator of this book is utterly unhinged.
I had very mixed feelings on this book.
Just a short essay I wrote about graduating high school
Call me a book snob, but I’m still a Vonnegut stan.
I think I’m obligated to give this book five stars first because of its impact.
Pondering the end of the universe never fails to cause me to go into a state of existential vertigo.
Douglas Murray’s The Madness of Crowds is another refreshing book about the craziness of our current society.
If you’re no fun, you might call this book gimmicky. I call it brilliant.