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The Righteous Mind by Jonathan Haidt
"Haidt is much better psychologist than political philosopher, and this book is both monumental and dangerously flawed.

On the good side: Haidt draws broadly from research in psychology, anthropology, and biology to develop a six-factor basis for mo..." Read more of this review »
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A Defense of the Constitutions of Government of the United St... by John  Adams
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“I'm sure the universe is full of intelligent life. It's just been too intelligent to come here.”
Arthur C. Clarke
“You thinkin bout the time I shot you and you rose from the dead? It only happens once in your life." He turned to Carol again and she said:

"Were you actually aiming at his hat?"

"I hit it didn't I?”
Elmore Leonard
Resilience by Eric Greitens
"The format of the book follows a series of correspondence between two Navy Seals, back in the civilian world. One is failing to cope, the other is trying to help. The author's letters are filled with references to philosophy, poetry, and basic sel..." Read more of this review »
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Wiser by Cass R. Sunstein
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A Window on Eternity by Edward O. Wilson
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Democracies and Dictatorships in Latin America by Scott Mainwaring
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Bailout by Neil Barofsky
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Stieg Larsson
“What an excellent tool the internet is for freaks.”
Stieg Larsson, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

Leo Tolstoy
“If, then, I were asked for the most important advice I could give, that which I considered to be the most useful to the men of our century, I should simply say: in the name of God, stop a moment, cease your work, look around you.”
Leo Tolstoy, Essays, Letters and Miscellanies

Anton Chekhov
“Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass.”
Anton Chekhov

Bei Dao
“In the world I am
Always a stranger
I do not understand its language
It does not understand my silence”
Bei Dao

William Shakespeare
“Expectation is the root of all heartache.”
William Shakespeare

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