If you’re reading this, you’re probably not racist. But you might be complicit in racism.
I’m not saying this to judge anyone because:
- I myself have been complicit in racism before so I don’t want to be a hypocrite. (hence why I deleted my old tweets, you live and you learn)
- Nagging, lecturing and virtue signalling people rarely gets them to change their behavior
Two years ago, I was travelling to a developing country to do some charity work. My bags were packed, flights were booked, and my hotel was ready for check-in. Unfortunately, immediately I arrived at the airport, I had to cancel my trip.
One of the less-talked about benefits of reading is being able to “humble brag” about all the books you’ve read.
On a completely unrelated note, here are the best Books I read in 2019.
If one of your goals is to read more in the new year, you should start with these books.
Dataclysm is a book by Christian Ruder, the founder of OkCupid, a dating site. The book is about the site’s data can tell us about relationships and human behaviour. If you are interested in learning more about dating habits in society and more broadly, what people say they like versus what they actually like, I would recommend you read this book.