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Alone Together by Sherry Turkle
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The Stuff of Thought by Steven Pinker
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Unrestricted Warfare by Qiao Liang
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This was a well thought out work. While it retains a lot that is relevant, it's it dated and it would be interesting to read a follow up by the authors and any other expert in this field that would contrast the observations made in this book with our...more
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Connected by Nicholas A. Christakis
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The Cancer Chronicles by George Johnson
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Some Remarks by Neal Stephenson
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The Great Debate by Yuval Levin
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Thermopylae 480 BC by Nic Fields
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This is a great and quick read on the history surrounding the events of the battle of Thermopylae. The author does a great job in identifying all the strengths and weaknesses of both sides and laying out the context in which they were operating, both...more
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Unrestricted Warfare by Qiao Liang
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The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
The Prince
by Niccolò Machiavelli
read in December, 2013
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The Prince is an excellent book that clearly identifies the challenges of leading. The inherent contradictions are not outlined as good or bad but as realities. Machiavelli is not the evil agent of Satan so many have made him out to be. As a matter o...more
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Edward Gibbon
“The various modes of worship which prevailed in the Roman world were all considered by the people as equally true; by the philosopher as equally false; and by the magistrate as equally useful.”
Edward Gibbon, The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

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