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“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
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The Black Swan by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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A Giant Reborn by Johan Van Overtveldt
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Very interesting book. It goes against the current "common sense" wisdom that the US has peaked and China is going to take over as the new world leader, and gives compelling arguments in favor of the US.

The book explores two paths: the history of the
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The Camp of the Saints by Jean Raspail
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Furiously Happy by Jenny  Lawson
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Invisible Monsters by Chuck Palahniuk
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Road to Heaven by Bill Porter
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Herinneringen aan Congo by Désiré Bossaerts
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Wir schaffen das!  by Frank Vermeulen
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Interessant boek dat een aantal zaken behandeld met betrekking tot de vluchtelingencrisis in Duitsland (en dus ook de rest van West-Europa):

*De rol van Merkel, het belang van haar meritocratische stabiliteit en het falen van "Wir schaffen das" als
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Deutschland schafft sich ab by Thilo Sarrazin
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Theodore Roosevelt
“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who errs, who comes short again and again, because there is no effort without error and shortcoming; but who does actually strive to do the deeds; who knows great enthusiasms, the great devotions; who spends himself in a worthy cause; who at the best knows in the end the triumph of high achievement, and who at the worst, if he fails, at least fails while daring greatly, so that his place shall never be with those cold and timid souls who neither know victory nor defeat.”
Theodore Roosevelt

“I returned, and saw under the sun, that the race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong, neither yet bread to the wise, nor yet riches to men of understanding, nor yet favour to men of skill; but time and chance happeneth to them all.”
Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

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