Think Like A Freak

Think Like A Freak by Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt was recommended my friend Becky and she said it was one of the most interesting book she has ever read, so I immediately bought it on Amazon.

Before writing Think Like A Freak, Dubner and Levitt have already written few books, such as, Freakonomics and Super Freakonomics. They all express the same idea: think about things from a different point of view from everyone else.

This book uses simple and fun facts or experiments to help readers to understand important life lessons. For example, the authors suggest that it is okay to quit. Most of time, we were told that we should not quit, because quitting means failure and no one wants to admit that he or she is a looser. However, quitting should not be considered as a total loss. The authors did an experiment with people which would ask them to decide their future with a coin toss. After two months, they would ask these people to check in and see whether quitting made them happier or less happy. As a result, most of people actually became happier after quitting, such as breaking up with a boyfriend/girlfriend and quitting a job.

If you are looking for a fun but also meaningful book, I truly recommend you to read it!

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