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The Meaning of Things by A.C. Grayling
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Samurai by Stephen Turnbull
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I found this to be a slightly humorous, but quality overview of what life was like for a samurai during this period of medieval Japanese history. It's not detailed look at the history, so don't go into it expecting a complex view of this period, but

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The Crystal Spheres by David Brin
The Crystal Spheres
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Decoding Reality by Vlatko Vedral
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Lockstep by Karl Schroeder
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Touching a Nerve by Patricia S. Churchland
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This is an excellent narrative exploring both the science and philosophy behind the current realms of neuroscience and the brain. It deftly lays bare the arguments for dualism and shows why reductionism does not in any way make the experiences of the

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The Long Mars by Terry Pratchett
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This is the third book in the Long Earth series and while it was enjoyable, I did not find it quite as engaging as the previous two. It has the same feel in the writing with a good mix of Stephen Baxter's science literacy and Terry Pratchett's humani

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“Spirituality is about being awake. It’s the attempt to transcend the mundane, sleepwalking experience of life we all fall into, to tap into the wonder of being a conscious and grateful thing in the midst of an astonishing universe. It doesn’t require religion. Religion can, in fact, and often does, blunt our awareness by substituting false (and dare I say inferior) wonders for real ones. It’s a fine joke on ourselves that most of what we call spirituality is actually about putting ourselves to sleep.”
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Neil Peart
“If the future's looking dark,
We're the ones who have to shine.
If there's no one in control,
We're the ones who draw the line.
Though we live in trying times,
We're the ones who have to try.
And we know that time has wings,
So we're the ones who have to fly.”
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“I know of no society in human history that ever suffered because its people became too desirous of evidence in support of their core beliefs.”
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Susan Cain
“...I also believe that introversion is my greatest strength. I have such a strong inner life that I’m never bored and only occasionally lonely. No matter what mayhem is happening around me, I know I can always turn inward.”
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