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The Resource Everyday survival : why smart people do stupid things, Laurence Gonzales

Everyday survival : why smart people do stupid things, Laurence Gonzales

Label
Everyday survival : why smart people do stupid things
Title
Everyday survival
Title remainder
why smart people do stupid things
Statement of responsibility
Laurence Gonzales
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Discusses how modern society makes people lazy and susceptible to threats if their curiosity, awareness, and attention are put aside in favor of a mental script that does not process natural laws and the physical requirements of a situation when survival is at stake
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gonzales, Laurence
Dewey number
155.9
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BF431
LC item number
.G6255 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Intellect
  • Stupidity
  • Errors
  • Life skills
  • Errors
  • Intellect
  • Life skills
  • Stupidity
Label
Everyday survival : why smart people do stupid things, Laurence Gonzales
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The untied knot -- Training scars -- When modern people face ancient hazards -- The sign of the hand -- Groupness -- The corporate emotional system -- The teachings of Don Juan -- Pleonexia -- "The earth is rotting" -- The cosmic cheat sheet -- The 10,000-watt light bulb -- The inside/outside problem -- Why we care -- The shape of things to come -- The guest star -- Land's end
Control code
ocn227016234
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780393058383
Lccn
2008021386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)227016234
Label
Everyday survival : why smart people do stupid things, Laurence Gonzales
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 267-270) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The untied knot -- Training scars -- When modern people face ancient hazards -- The sign of the hand -- Groupness -- The corporate emotional system -- The teachings of Don Juan -- Pleonexia -- "The earth is rotting" -- The cosmic cheat sheet -- The 10,000-watt light bulb -- The inside/outside problem -- Why we care -- The shape of things to come -- The guest star -- Land's end
Control code
ocn227016234
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
288 pages
Isbn
9780393058383
Lccn
2008021386
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)227016234

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