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Book Review: No Mercy

No Mercy:  A Journey To The Heart Of The Congo, by Redmond O’Hanlan This book was one that was somewhat disappointing to me.  A great deal of that springs from the worldview of the author himself, who went on a … Continue reading

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Book Review: Eat, Drink, & Be Wary

Eat, Drink, & Be Wary:  How Unsafe Is Our Food?, by Charles M. Duncan This book both demonstrates a severe problem with the safety of food in the United States and demonstrates how it is that people who earnestly wish … Continue reading

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Book Review: When A Bully Is President

When A Bully Is President:  Truth And Creativity For Oppressive Times, by Maya Gonzalez If it were possible to give this book negative stars I would.  This book is the sort that honestly should carry with it some sort of … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise Of The Creative Class Revisited

The Rise Of The Creative Class Revisited, by Richard Florida Given that I was not a big fan of the original version of this book, was the revised and updated version of it any better?  I’m not sure, the revised … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Rise Of The Creative Class

The Rise Of The Creative Class, by Richard Florida This book was an unmitigated failure on a variety of levels.  For one, in reading this book the author’s agenda, especially his pro-gay and anti-family agenda, and even anti-working class agenda, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Bullshit Jobs

Bullshit Jobs, by David Graeber Take it from me, this book is not exactly the safest sort of book to be seen reading at work.  When one reads a book like this, it is natural for others to wonder if … Continue reading

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Book Review: Natural Capitalism

Natural Capitalism:  Creating The Next Industrial Revolution, by Paul Hawken, Amcry Lovins, and L. Hunter Lovins But is it capitalism?  About the highest praise I can give this book is that it is not complete rubbish.  There are aspects of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Mass Flourishing

Mass Flourishing:  How Grassroots Innovation Created Jobs, Challenge, And Change, by Edmund Phelps Whenever one reads about innovation and creativity, and there are a lot of books about the subject, you have to know what the agenda of the person … Continue reading

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Book Review: Creating Things That Matter

Creating Things That Matter:  The Art And Science Of Innovations That Last, by David Edwards There are some books that try too hard and those which do not try hard enough, and this book is clearly in the first camp.  … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Romani Gypsies

The Romani Gypsies, by Yaron Matras This book was a bit frustrating to read.  That doesn’t mean it was a bad book–it was quite a good book from the level of its technical competence.  Yet it is not only competence … Continue reading

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