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The China Study: The Most Comprehensive Study of Nutrition Ever Conducted and the Startling Implications for Diet, Weight Loss, and Long-term Health
4.21
really liked it
I would say this is an interesting (and possibly life-changing) book, but as with many books with a strong message, it is highly divisive. While the m ...more
Nov 05, 2008
Oct 03, 2008
 
Refuting Evolution: A Handbook for Students, Parents, and Teachers Countering the Latest Arguments for Evolution
3.83
liked it
**spoiler alert** My summary:

Sarfati responds to a report put out by the National Academy of Sciences to teachers of evolution across the nation. He
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Jul 2003
Feb 20, 2008
 
Buckyworks: Buckminster Fuller's Ideas for Today
3.87
really liked it
**spoiler alert** My notes and quotes:

Today's automobile fleet, for example, is about 6% efficient overall. Out of every $100.00 spent on fuel, about
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Feb 27, 2006
Feb 18, 2008
 
Whole: Rethinking the Science of Nutrition
3.90
it was ok
Campbell's previous work, "The China Study", clearly contained a powerful message. Non-processed whole foods, especially nuts, fruits, and vegetables ...more
Sep 11, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
 
The Evolution-Creation Struggle
3.34
liked it
**spoiler alert** MY NOTES ON BOOK: Ruse’s book details the history of the enlightenment, especially concerning the advancement of ideas concerning ev ...more
Mar 03, 2011
Feb 24, 2011
 
The Big Thirst: The Marvels, Mysteries & Madness Shaping the New Era of Water
3.94
really liked it
**spoiler alert** My summary and notes from the book:
***The author goes through several examples of how water is treated in different parts of the wor
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Apr 28, 2011
Apr 21, 2011
 
Darwin Strikes Back: Defending the Science of Intelligent Design
3.96
liked it
**spoiler alert** MY NOTES ON BOOK: Woodward points out that whoever gets to define science sets the terms that will decide the outcome of the dispute ...more
Jan 14, 2011
Jan 05, 2011
 
Linked: The New Science Of Networks
3.91
liked it
**spoiler alert** My notes:


Barabasi is a physicist who works on the composition and structure of networks and complex systems. The book goes into many
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Mar 2003
Feb 20, 2008
 
How We Believe: Science, Skepticism, and the Search for God
3.96
it was ok
**spoiler alert** My notes and quotes:

Origin myths among indigenous peoples, of course, neatly fit this description. Landau, however, goes on to show
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Oct 14, 2005
Feb 19, 2008
 
The Design of Everyday Things
4.18
liked it
Cool book on how products should be designed as opposed to how they are actually designed. Utilizes cognitive psychology to illustrate how subtle cues ...more
Apr 23, 2008
Apr 20, 2008
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