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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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Book Review: His Needs, Her Needs

His Needs, Her Needs:  Building An Affair-Proof Marriage, by Willard F. Harley, Jr. In reading this book, which is part of a fairly large set of books about marriage for someone in my own state [1], I was struck by … Continue reading

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Book Review: International Relations: A Concise Introduction

International Relations:  A Concise Introduction, by Michael Nicholson I imagine this book serves as a fairly familiar, if a bit outdated, primer for the IR field but for a variety of reasons this particular book fell short for me, mostly … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Alcoholism And Addiction Cure

The Alcoholism And Addiction Cure:  A Holistic Approach To Total Recovery, by Chris Prentiss In many ways, this book is a snake in the grass.  That is not to say that it is without value, but rather to say that … Continue reading

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Book Review: Who Am I?: The Sixteen Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions And Define Our Personalities

Who Am I?:  The Sixteen Basic Desires That Motivate Our Actions And Define Our Personalities, by Steven Reiss, Ph.D Being someone who reads books on a massive scale, it should come as little surprise that I get a lot of … Continue reading

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Book Review: Talk Yourself Happy

Talk Yourself Happy:  Transform Your Heart By Speaking God’s Promises, by Kristi Watts [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Blogging For Books/Thomas Nelson Publishers.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.] As I have some rather critical … Continue reading

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