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Gene Expression Book Club – Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom & Not Born Yesterday

October 18 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

I will be reading 1 chapter per week of:

Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom.

Not Born Yesterday: The Science of Who We Trust and What We Believe

You can read both books, or just one. I will be putting up a post on both chapter commentaries on Fridays. I may do ancillary events such as livestreams or podcasts, depending on how it goes. I will add blog posts etc. from others in the links to my posts.

Here are the dates/chapters (will be adding links as I put posts up):

ChapterAutumn & the Heavenly KingdomNot Born YesterdayDate
1Prologue + The Preacher’s AssistantIntroduction + The Case for Gullibility10/11/20
2NeutralityVigilance in Communication10/18/20
3The Shield KingEvolving Open-Mindedness10/25/20
4SoundingsWhat to Believe11/01/20
5An Appointment in the NorthWho Knows Best11/08/20
6A Reluctant GeneralWho to Trust11/15/20
7The Force of DoctrineWhat to Feel11/22/20
8The Perils of CivilizationDemagogues, Prophets, and Preachers11/29/20
9EndurancePropagandists, Campaigners, and Advertisers12/06/20
10Heaven and EarthTitillating Rumors12/13/20
11CrossingsFrom Circular Reporting to Supernatural Beliefs12/20/20
12The Point of No ReturnWitches’ Confessions and Other Useful Absurdities12/27/20
13VampiresFutile Fake News01/03/21
14Flowering RainShallow Gurus01/10/21
15Blood and HonorAngry Pundits and Skillful Con Men01/17/21
16Crossing the Mountain + EpilogueThe Case against Gullibility01/24/21


October 18
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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