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Book cover for The Name of God Is Mercy: A Conversation with Andrea Tornielli
What really mattered to him was reaching stranded people and saving them, like the Good Shepherd who leaves the flock to save one lost sheep. Then, as today, this kind of logic and conduct can be shocking, it provokes angry mutterings from ...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
“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
“The Deep Work Hypothesis: The ability to perform deep work is becoming increasingly rare at exactly the same time it is becoming increasingly valuable in our economy. As a consequence, the few who cultivate this skill, and then make it the core of their working life, will thrive.”
Cal Newport, Deep Work: Rules for Focused Success in a Distracted World

Hannah Arendt
“It is as though mankind had divided itself between those who believe in human omnipotence (who think that everything is possible if one knows how to organize masses for it) and those for whom powerlessness has become the major experience of their lives. On”
Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism

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

810006 We Are Libertarians Book Club — 113 members — last activity Nov 12, 2020 10:41AM
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
137714 Political Philosophy and Ethics — 4240 members — last activity 11 hours, 27 min ago
Study and discussion of the important questions of ethical and political philosophy from Confucius and Socrates to the present. Rules (see also the ...more
54863 Small Government Book Fan Club — 673 members — last activity May 14, 2022 09:29AM
This is a group to bring together libertarians/conservatives/Objectivists who enjoy reading fiction authors expressing that worldview in their work. W ...more
212379 Reformed & Libertarian — 15 members — last activity Nov 02, 2017 01:38PM
Sharpening the mind, softening the heart, opposing the state.
1123022 [[Roam Book Club]] #roamcult — 52 members — last activity Oct 11, 2020 02:54PM
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