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Book Review: 136 Ideas For Rockstar Employee Engagement

136 Ideas For Rockstar Employee Engagement, by James Dodkins [Note:  This book was provided for review by Reedsy Discovery.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] I found this book greatly enjoyable to read.  Although I am a lyrical tenor … Continue reading

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Book Review: Against Happiness

Against Happiness, by Eric G. Wilson I wanted to like this book more than I ended up liking it.  On the face of it, as a deeply melancholy person who has long struggled with chronic depression and related issues, and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dear Machine: A Letter to a Super-Aware/Intelligent Machine (SAIM)

Dear Machine:  A Letter To A Super-Aware/Intelligent Machine (SAIM), by Greg Keiser [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery for the purpose of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] While there are substantial disagreements … Continue reading

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On The Problem Of Quiddity

I suppose it would be worthwhile to begin this post with an apology.  It is a rather Nathanish tendency to fill the titles of my posts (to say nothing of their content) with words that are hard to understand and … Continue reading

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Book Review: Great Philosophers Who Failed At Love

Great Philosophers Who Failed At Love, by Andrew Shaffer Perhaps the most embarrassing and Nathanish thing about this book is that it is one that I could see (in a worst-case scenario) being expanded to include my own disastrous love … Continue reading

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Book Review: What We Believe But Cannot Prove

What We Believe But Cannot Prove:  Today’s Leading Thinkers On Science In The Age Of Certainty, edited by John Brockman Quite bluntly, this book is a load of rubbish.  There is a sense of irony that few of the supposedly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Bed Of Procrustes

The Bed Of Procrustes:  Philosophical And Practical Aphorisms, by Nassim Nicholas Taleb I made the mistake of reading this book before having read any of the other books by the author, and in retrospect that was not a wise idea.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Ethics Of Ambiguity

The Ethics Of Ambiguity, by Simone de Beauvior What is it that makes this book so terrible?  Is it the futility of seeking to enshrine an absolutist view of ethics that is based on self-chosen existentialist grounds rather than to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Sense Of God

Making Sense Of God:  An Invitation To The Skeptical, by Timothy Keller In general, although I am not part of the intended audience for this book, I found a great deal to appreciate in it.  That said, this is not … Continue reading

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Book Review: Understanding Fundamentalism And Evangelicalism

Understanding Fundamentalism And Evangelicalism, by George M. Marsden It was not until getting to near the end of this book that I really appreciated it.  As someone who is on the outskirts of both fundamentalist and evangelical culture, largely through … Continue reading

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