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The Rise of Superman by Steven Kotler
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The Spirit of the Laws by Montesquieu
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The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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On the Republic/On the Laws by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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The Nature of the Gods by Marcus Tullius Cicero
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The One Minute Manager by Kenneth H. Blanchard
The One Minute Manager
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Elements of the Philosophy of Right by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
"While I cannot say that I fully agree with his views on Religion and the State... just look at the nutty things that religious folk believe these days? I do think that his sections on democracy could be construed as somewhat implicitly fascistic...." Read more of this review »
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Odes by Horace
"It is amazing how these Odes can speak to a reader across two Millennia. His poetry has qualities that are local and culturally specific, but also qualities that are universal and accessible to readers centuries later. Horace wrote during one of t..." Read more of this review »
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Alexis de Tocqueville
“Democracy extends the sphere of individual freedom, socialism restricts it. Democracy attaches all possible value to each man; socialism makes each man a mere agent, a mere number. Democracy and socialism have nothing in common but one word: equality. But notice the difference: while democracy seeks equality in liberty, socialism seeks equality in restraint and servitude.”
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