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I stumbled across this as I am reading all about Bush and Obama's wars. I am listening to the author. Gee, he sounds like some guy from New Jersey! I know little about Israel, so this was a good place to begin. However, he says that an ambassador mus ...more
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Maybe it's all the nonfiction I have read. or maybe it is the ease of reading. But I really loved this book. Super interesting. After Stranger in a Strange Land with all that conversation--this was a tonic.
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Slow to start but I really enjoyed it. Read it without knowing much. I am not Catholic, but this made me think much about the Holy Spirit and the work of God in the world.
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The Walking Man by Jirō Taniguchi
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It is hard to say you read this. You just looked at the pictures. Imagine if Chris Ware was Japanese. I think this is the book he would create. That being said, I can think of nothing so different from Chris Ware than this book. I thought it a deligh ...more
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12 Rules for Life by Jordan B. Peterson
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This is a 3 star book. But I think it worth reading. I read Allan Bloom's Closing of the American Mind when I was 23. It put me on the path to get my master's in political philosophy. He is no Allan Bloom, but her reminds me of him (not as good write ...more
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The Case Against Education by Bryan Caplan
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This was so much better than his other book. He actually makes a strong argument. He says that college for the most part does not teach anything useful, but just signals to prospective employers that the graduate is smart, works hard, and conforms to ...more
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Selfish Reasons to Have More Kids by Bryan Caplan
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2.5 stars. I agree with most of what he says. I just found the style so irritating. I don't mind the Simpson quotes, I just found the arguments so mushy. I am not his audience (intense parents who think they can through hyper nurturing produce great ...more
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I enjoyed this. I am not a baseball fan, and I played no team sports growing up. but I like the Moby Dick theme running through it.
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