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The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka
" I think everyone reasonably well educated would give Metamorphosis at least 5 stars. One of the seminal works of existential thought. Spare, direct, ...more "
Uncle Sam's Plantation by Star Parker
" Pre Newt Gingrich and talk radio most conservatives were thoughtful. When they became vituperative rather than substantive was when I parted company. ...more "
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Miracle Cures by Jean Carper
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This is the book I have given to others most often. Jean Carper took something in excess of 200 natural remedies and did a literature search for which ones had rigorous scientific research supporting their efficacy. the 40 surviving the scrutiny are ...more
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The End of the Road by John Barth
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Most useful book I own. I started reading existential literature when, at age 17, I got the U of Illinois pre - enrollment summer reading list. Kafka and Beckett and a host of other existential writers posit persuasively the meaninglessness of human ...more
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Beyond Freedom and Dignity by B.F. Skinner
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A refutation of the illusion that we have free will. Worse, to date noone that I have read has mustered any good counterarguments to Skinner. One of the most dangerous books in the English canon. You can't understand the political debate over the ...more
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by Daniel G. Amen
" I told Jizz that Beyond Freedom and Dignity was the scariest book in the english language and that if he liked Vonnegut and horror stories he should ...more "
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Change Your Brain, Change Your Life by Daniel G. Amen
Change Your Brain, Change Your Life: The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Anger, and Impulsiveness
by Daniel G. Amen
recommended for: Anyone with family history of ADD, bipolar disorder, depression, migraines, etc
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I'm big on self improvement books - I have rather a lot to work on after all. I'm also an old behaviorist who has recently come around to believe that bio - psychology is more than half the story - hence I'm trying to fill in the gaps in my ...more
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" Jizz.

I've never read Stephan King. Other than that, I've read 90% of your repertoire. Your ratings are essentially correct.

Now. If you really want to
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