Jesse Richards ~ NYC
Writing on Quora
In the past few years, I've become increasingly active on Quora.com. If Wikipedia is the sum of human knowledge, Quora aims to be the sum of human wisdom. I've read tons of incredible stories on Quora and learned many new points of view. Below are some of my own top posts.
What is the Secret Peace?
There's no doubt that countless dire crises consume the world. And yet, positive change is also all around us, under the media's radar. This book, written in 2010 after four years of research, explores history's true trend towards world peace: a convincing picture of declining war, advancing health, equal rights, revolutionary technology, and more, including the surprising reasons why. This powerful shift in perspective is needed now more than ever.
Read the introduction and first chapter (PDF, 600k)
Many of the rest of the writing samples below are from college when I was editor of the university newspaper. These are rather old; read at your own risk.
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