These are the thinkers and works that have brought a paradigm shift to my thinking.
His two-volume series on the Origins of Political Order changed how I view the world.
A pithy, pragmatic philosopher whose views on religion shaped my young-adult mental models.
An iconoclastic thinkers whose work on randomness and risk provided me new paradigms for viewing the world.
An evolutionary scientist whose work on cultural evolution and hierarchies in human societies radically reconfigured my understanding of human life.
An aphoristic yet deeply insightful philosopher whose views on the human condition have deeply impacted me—both as cautionary and inspirational model.
A pragmatic psychologist whose views are radical in an age of postmodern cynicism, whose work on meaning in human life has deeply impacted me.
A financier turned economist whose macro perspective and incisive understanding of the perverse role of the US dollar on US economic health has greatly shaped my own economic views.
Those thinkers whose writings and viewpoints have substantively impacted my mental models.
Public thinkers & bloggers whose thoughts and ideas routinely influence mine.