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Sapiens by Yuval Noah Harari
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Stunning panoramic vision of prehuman, human, posthuman and transhuman past present and future.
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Antifragile by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder
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Great counter-perspective to much of the inflated optimism of the day. Taleb can come of a bit curmudgeonly, but makes a convincing argument nonetheless for skepticism, individual conviction and going against the crowd.
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Albert Einstein
“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
Albert Einstein

Denis Johnson
“[The doctor] peeked into the trauma room and saw the situation: the clerk - that is, me - standing next to the orderly, Georgie, both of us on drugs, looking down at a patient with a knife sticking up out of his face.

'What seems to be the trouble?' he asked.”
Denis Johnson, Jesus' Son

Ernest Hemingway
“So far, about morals, I know only that what is moral is what you feel good after and what is immoral is what you feel bad after.”
Ernest Hemingway, Death in the Afternoon

Chuck Palahniuk
“You are not your job, you're not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. You're not the contents of your wallet. You are not your fucking khakis. You are all singing, all dancing crap of the world.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

Chuck Palahniuk
“You are not special. You're not a beautiful and unique snowflake. You're the same decaying organic matter as everything else. We're all part of the same compost heap. We're all singing, all dancing crap of the world.”
Chuck Palahniuk, Fight Club

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