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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Tolstoy’s Gospel In Brief: The Truth About Jesus Christ

The Grave Misunderstandings Of The Teachings Of Jesus Christ That Have Made Christianity A Laughing Stock Look, and you won't see it. Listen, and you...

Learning To Read Literature Properly: How To Read Literature Like A Professor, By Thomas...

Thomas Foster's insightful guide on reading between the lines Before reading this book I was of the opinion that the only books you should read front-to-back,...

Dan Kahneman’s Thinking, Fast and Slow: The Cognitive Science Bible

How and why do we think, act, judge, make decisions and learn? In the last few decades, the progress we've made in understanding the human...

Walter Isaacson’s Franklin: An American Life

Walter Isaacson gives the world an incredible, deep and profound insight into the world and life of Ben Franklin. A polymath of his day;...

Epicurus, And His Philosophy

Learning The Truth About Epicurus: The Greatest Insight Into Epicurus? You may of heard of Epicurus, and depending on where you heard of him, his philosophy...

Ancient Wisdom From The Tao Te Ching: The Penultimate Poem And The Perfect World

The following poem is from the ancient book known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching”), written by the mysterious figure Lao Tzu, over 2500...

How Not To Fool Yourself When Reading

Reading Well, Memory Vs Understanding, and Building Rafts Reading books as a way of learning, gaining insight or simply just satisfying a niggling curiosity about...

Ancient Wisdom From The Tao Te Ching: True Knowing Is Not-knowing

The following poem is from the ancient book known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching”), written by the mysterious figure Lao Tzu, over 2500...

Ancient Wisdom From The Tao Te Ching: How to be a follower of Tao

The following poem is from the ancient book known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching”), written by the mysterious figure Lao Tzu, over 2500...

Change Your Life With These 7 Must Watch Podcasts From Tim Ferriss

Podcasts are an incredibly undervalued learning resource. Many people simply don't realise the gems of wisdom, incredible knowledge and deep insight to be gained from the...

Ancient Wisdom From The Tao Te Ching: the meaning of enough

The following poem is from the ancient text known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching.”)  A very short, often puzzling read that is widely regarded as...

Ancient Wisdom From The Tao Te Ching: The greatest obstacle is self

The following poem is from the ancient text known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching.”)  A very short, often puzzling read that is widely regarded as...

Beautiful Lines From The Tao Te Ching: Let go of control

The following poem is from the ancient text known as the Tao Te Ching (pronounced “Dow Day Ching.”)  A very short, often puzzling read that is widely regarded as...

4 Big Ideas From Dan Kanheman’s “Thinking, Fast and Slow”

Daniel Kahneman is an eccentric, energetic, full-of-life professor in the fascinating discipline of Psychology. He is a Senior Scholar at Princeton University, and Emeritus...

Book Review – The Alchemist

A look at one of my favourite books...

My Book Notes – The True Benjamin Franklin

A few notes on the incredible man that is Benjamin Franklin...

Book Discussion – The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb

This book summary/review is about the very controversial, literate, but fascinating book: The Black Swan by Nassim Taleb. This book, some say, predicted the...

Book Discussion Pt2 – Sapiens by Yuval Harari

Part 2 of a deep discussion on a fascinating book...

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