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What You Heard Is Different Than What I Said

This past Sabbath when I was teaching the Sabbath school lesson on Samuel, I had an interesting experience that I happened to find very Nathanish, and perhaps it is something that you will be able to relate to as well.  … Continue reading

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A Thought Experiment On B.S. Jobs

I have been reading a book by David Graeber on the problem of b.s. jobs, and I the way that the author seemed most interested in defining what about them that was so soul-destroying, and also how many types of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Successful Intelligence

Successful Intelligence:  How Practical And Creative Intelligence Determine Success In Life, by Robert J. Strindberg Admittedly, there is something somewhat tautological in the way that the author views successful intelligence, though this does not negate the insights the author has … Continue reading

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Book Review: Our Labeled Children

Our Labeled Children:  What Every Parent And Teacher Needs To Know About Learning Disabilities, by Robert J. Sternberg and Elena L. Grigorenko As someone who read one of the author’s thoughts on creativity I thought it would be worthwhile to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paradise Lodge

Paradise Lodge, by Nina Stibbe Having recently read the first novel in this series (?), Man At The Helm, this book is more enjoyable when one has the context of that novel to work with.  Lizzie Vogel is no longer a … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Phantom Bully

The Phantom Bully (Jedi Academy #3), by Jeffrey Brown Among the most notable aspects of this series as a whole is relatability, and this book provides something that most of its readers, young and not-so-young, are likely able to relate … Continue reading

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Book Review: Return Of The Padawan

Return Of The Padawan (Jedi Academy #2), by Jeffrey Brown Those who are familiar with the narrative arc of the Star Wars triology (or of most genuine trilogies in general) will be familiar with the U-shaped melodrama that tends to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jedi Academy

Jedi Academy (Jedi Academy #1), by Jeffrey Brown In this particular volume, the first of a series, we look at the awkward experiences of middle school through the appealing perspective of one Roan Novachez, who has to deal with disappointment … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Write: How To Start, and What To Write If You Don’t Have Any Ideas

How To Write: How To Start, and What To Write If You Don’t Have Any Ideas, by Louise Tondeur [Note:  This book was provided by Reedsy Discovery for the purpose of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Great Courses: War And World History: Part IV

Great Courses:  War And World History:  Part IV, taught by Professor Jonathan P. Roth As this course winds to its conclusion it is clear that the professor wants to make this particular course a lot different from most when it … Continue reading

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