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Jesse Richards has always worked at the intersection of culture, design, writing, and technology. For over a decade, he has examined thousands of sources to research the world's positive trends. He has worked as a Director of Product, designer, and UX expert at several technology companies. He is an experienced public speaker on topics such as critical thinking, democracy, peace, and technology. Jesse is also a member of Mensa and a professional artist. He organizes New York's largest art group, the Central Park Sketching Meetup. He lives with his wife in Manhattan.


I heard about a series of kids' books recently called "You Wouldn't Want to Be ..." and thought I'd get one to see if they were as aligned with my book, The Secret Peace, as they sounded. They are.

I tried "You Wouldn't Want to Be Sick in the 16th Century!", and it did a great job of emphasizing a Secret Peace idea you may have heard me dwell on before: how terrible the past was. Other books in...

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The Secret Peace: Exposing ...
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This was humbling. I will think twice before correcting someone else's English again.
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