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Book cover for Radicals for Capitalism: A Freewheeling History of the Modern American Libertarian Movement
Its eventual goals include the abolition of all drug laws (not just those against currently illegal narcotics and hallucinogens, but an end to prescription laws and the Food and Drug Administration as well), the abolition of the income tax, ...more
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C.S. Lewis
“When I became a man I put away childish things, including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.”
C.S. Lewis

Cal Newport
“Deep Work: Professional activities performed in a state of distraction-free concentration that push your cognitive capabilities to their limit. These efforts create new value, improve your skill, and are hard to replicate.”
Cal Newport, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Cal Newport
“In this new economy, three groups will have a particular advantage: those who can work well and creatively with intelligent machines, those who are the best at what they do, and those with access to capital.”
Cal Newport, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Cal Newport
“Two Core Abilities for Thriving in the New Economy 1. The ability to quickly master hard things. 2. The ability to produce at an elite level, in terms of both quality and speed.”
Cal Newport, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Mary Ann Shaffer
“That’s what I love about reading: one tiny thing will interest you in a book, and that tiny thing will lead you onto another book, and another bit there will lead you onto a third book. It’s geometrically progressive—all with no end in sight, and for no other reason than sheer enjoyment.”
Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

810006 We Are Libertarians Book Club — 85 members — last activity Aug 14, 2019 08:10PM
This is the official book club for the We Are Libertarians podcast. Get informed the same way the hosts and researchers do by educating yourself and c ...more
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Study and discussion of important questions of political philosophy and ethics, beginning (but not ending) with the questions asked by Socrates. Rule ...more
54863 Small Government Book Fan Club — 659 members — last activity Mar 30, 2020 06:41AM
This is a group to bring together libertarians/conservatives/Objectivists who enjoy reading fiction authors expressing that worldview in their work. W ...more
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