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Offline 7LES

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« on: April 14, 2006, 10:51:26 pm »
Have you all heard of this book? I have been seeing  story's about it on various news shows and it looks very very intresting. I am wandering if any of you have read it and if you would recommend it.

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Re: freakonomics?
« Reply #1 on: April 15, 2006, 06:53:13 am »
It is very interesting, and amazingly enough, an easy (and quick) read.

The author touches a few controversial topics as you've no doubt heard, the most famous of which is obviously the "abortions in the 70's might have led to lower crime in the '90's"

My only real complaint is that he repeats himself occasionally - you'll get a sense of deja vu, thinking "hey, didn't I just read this 2 chapters ago?"

Overall, I do highly recommend it, since it's very interesting, quite fun, and may make you think a little differently.