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23 Feb, 9 tweets, 3 min read
Books and a podcast referenced on tonight's show follow in this thread --
On morality and politics, and on the two kinds of fairness, I can't recommend this book by @JonHaidt too highly: amazon.com/Righteous-Mind…
On nuclear power, this podcast Titans of Nuclear by @bkugelma features nearly 300 interviews with nuclear power experts: titansofnuclear.com
Marc's science fiction novel #1: amazon.com/This-Game-Dagm…
Marc's science fiction novel #2: amazon.com/Rainbows-End-N…
Marc's science fiction novel #3: amazon.com/Dream-Park-Lar…
Ben's book choice #1 by @JoHenrich, which I also highly recommend: amazon.com/WEIRDest-Peopl…
Ben's book choice #2: amazon.com/Black-Spartacu…
That's all for tonight; see you next week!

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