Tag: Writing

How My Blog Ruined My Love for Reading and Why I’m No Longer Setting A Goodreads Goal

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.

How The Book Community’s Insidious Identity Politics is Stunting Literature

Literature has long been used as a way to communicate about the human experience, to broadcast ideas across continents, to connect with people of vastly different backgrounds, to expand empathy, to broaden people’s perceptions of the world.

Book Review: Irreversible Damage by Abigail Shrier | Let’s Talk About Book Banning

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.