A mass of Latin words falls upon the facts like soft snow, blurring the outlines and covering up all the details.
Run, don't walk, to Eric Blair's essay on writing clearly.

Deci and Ryan say motivation is sourced from relatedness, competency, and autonomy. Don't have a citation, sorry.

The more I think on it, the more I like Yegge's book, A Basic Guide for Valuing a Company. Which means I should check out the other book that he has out that PSU doesn't have, Self-Defense Finance: For Small Businesses. Now I just need to find a macroeconomics textbook that studies the rise and falls of countries in the same manner. ;)