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Book Review: Batavia’s Graveyard

Batavia’s Graveyard:  The True Story Of The Mad Heretic Who Led History’s Bloodiest Mutiny, by Mike Dash For those readers who do not know a great deal about either Australia’s history or the history of the Netherlands [1], this book … Continue reading

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A Horse Is A Horse Of Course Of Course

Yesterday evening when I got home from work and then my usual dinner [1], I found that my mother had sent me a package with what I view to be a particularly ugly horse.  After getting it, I shared that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Homeland And Other Stories

Homeland And Other Stories, by Barbara Kingslover I got this book to read from the library because it had a story on St. Lucia and my library does not have many books on the subject.  Like much of the fiction … Continue reading

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Gaslighting Nathan

I first became familiar with the term gaslighting through an unusual source.  During my college years, I purchased the first album from the band Steely Dan [1] during my lifetime, the aptly named “Two Against Nature.”  The first track on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Inkblots

The Inkblots:  Herman Rorschach, His Iconic Test, And The Power Of Seeing [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Crown Publishing.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] This is the sort of book that I … Continue reading

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I Like My Chicken Fried

From time to time I chat about my love of different kinds of music in my Pandora radio station [1].  As a way of testing a theory about work productivity I have been trying to listen to more Pandora as … Continue reading

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Book Review: Rationality And The Analysis Of International Conflict

Rationality And The Analysis Of International Conflict, by Michael Nicholson It ought to come as little surprise that this book is not strictly rational in its approach.  It is clear that this author has an agenda to push, and manages … Continue reading

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Book Review: Life Strategies

Life Strategies:  Doing What Works, Doing What Matters, by Phillip C. McGraw On television (and online) there is a commercial out that advertises two products, expressing “tough love” and “soft love.”  If you know anything about Dr. Phil, you can … Continue reading

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Book Review: How To Read A Person Like A Book

How To Read A Person Like A Book, by Gerard I. Nierenberg It is quite well known among anyone remotely familiar with me that I enjoy reading books and that I have a great deal of interest in the problem of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Hidden Communion

Hidden Communion:  An Exploration Of Non-Verbal Communication Between The Unconscious Minds Of Therapist And Patient, by Joost A.M. Meerloo Published in 1964, this short book of less than 200 pages manages to capture parapsychology in a decisive moment.  One can … Continue reading

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