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The Way of Zen by Alan W. Watts
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The best primer I've read on the subject. Offers the most clear cut explanations of what can be on the surface very obtuse subject matter (The basic, principal, philosophical evolution of Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism and how all those blended into Zen, ...more
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Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind by Shunryu Suzuki
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Purists and experts hate it, but if it gets people like me to start exploring the path then why the hell not? Contains very practical information on the basic aspects of Zen.
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War is a Racket by Smedley D. Butler
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"War is a racket. It is the only one international in scope. It is the only one in which the profits are reckoned in dollars and the losses in lives."

"I spent 33 years in the Marines. Most of my time being a high-class muscle man for Big Business,
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Collapse by Jared Diamond
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A very well written, intelligent, overwhelmingly statsitical and ultimately illuminating exploration of how we're all going most likely wind up starving and eating one another in about 20-30 years. While Jared maintains a "cautious optimism" ...more
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A Confederacy of Dunces by John Kennedy Toole
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Why did it take me so long to get around to reading this? Brilliant. Funny. Brilliantly funny. I found myself impersonating Ignatius J. Reily in email communications which didn't seem to go over well with the un-initiated. I had to stop reading this ...more
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The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
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Hater's be damned this comparative history of the world's mythic stories and symbols is fascinating and uplifting.
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A Confederate General from Big Sur / Dreaming of Babylon / Th... by Richard Brautigan
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A new favorite author. Deadpan to the point of almost appearing autistic but wickedly funny and observant. Simple and highly original storytelling that still feels fresh.
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Crash by J.G. Ballard
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I can only take being uncomfortably turned on for so long before the sheer repetition of it all batters me over the head with its soullessness and perversion. Technically well written and definitely worth a read for anyone looking for a dark and ...more
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Seven Days in the Art World by Sarah Thornton
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The Accidental Masterpiece by Michael Kimmelman
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