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Bhagavad Gita
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How the Mind Works
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Josh Giunta Josh Giunta said: ""The complex structure of the mind is the subject of this book. Its key idea can be captured in one sentence: The mind is a system of organs of computation, designed by natural selection to solve the kinds of problems our ancestors faced in their for...more "

 
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music is the closest representation of the wholeness of the universe that humans have.


"The further we advance, the more difficult and the more important becomes our part in the symphony of life; and the more conscious we are of this re...more
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The Demon-Haunted World by Carl Sagan
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Emphasizes the cultural profundity of the scientific method.

Sagan debunks the various forms of idiotic thinking that challenge science. if you don't believe in fairies, maybe try one of his other books, because he's preaching to the choir on this one...more
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Self-Reliance and Other Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson
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self reliance is the most important thing i've ever read...

Obama gives it a shout-out on his facebook page.
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Bhagavad Gita by Anonymous
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the feeling your actions provoke within you will remain convoluted unless you sit with yourself and empty your thoughts, observe them, and then select a direction to cultivate. actions need theory
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What to Eat by Marion Nestle
What to Eat
by Marion Nestle
read in March, 2010
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my grocery still is way more interested in my money than my health...this book gets you thinking about the foods we eat everyday, perhaps habitually, and the actual substance they may or may not contain.
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The Mysticism of Sound and Music by Hazrat Inayat Khan
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heavy stuff...
music is the closest representation of the wholeness of the universe that humans have.


"The further we advance, the more difficult and the more important becomes our part in the symphony of life; and the more conscious we are of this re...more
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Everyday Survival by Laurence Gonzales
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wake up! we evolved from apes, we're on a rock zippin' around a star in a one of 200 billion galaxies and we get all caught up in who wore what at the Oscars. Crazy!
Seems we also need to step up to the plate and take care of a thing or two so our gr...more
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Consilience by Edward O. Wilson
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.....an airplane is a bird and a lampost is a tree
science is religion and music is philo-so-phy......
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The Awakening of Intelligence by Jiddu Krishnamurti
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JKvz3B...


staggering brilliance...

"You are the world and the world is you"

'the world' is your mind's perception of the world...so then it's best to develope both your mind and therefore the world.
Reminds me of that P-Fu...more
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How the Mind Works by Steven Pinker
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