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May Books Be Blessed

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“Books are besieged by a great many embattled enemies… but from books comes the food of the mind. It is not good for the stomach to be without food for a long period, and it is very much worse for the mind.” — J.R.R. Tolkien

Required Video Watching: Friedman & Obamacare

“The only cases in which the masses have escaped from…grinding poverty, the only cases in recorded history, are where they had Capitalism and (largely) free trade.” ~~ Milton Friedman A book that should be required reading in every high school across the nation (and re-viewed again in college) is the late Milton Friedman’s Capitalism and Freedom. Friedman presents very clear… Read more »

Eight Books to Begin a Personal Library for Young Men…

The list was originally going to be for young people regardless of sex, but when considering the different books, I kept getting different results when the intended audience was a female versus a male.  Perhaps a list for young women will someday follow.  For now, Enjoy these selections!  They’ve been quite formative in my own life.  I can hope that… Read more »

Books as Windows Into What Could Be

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Star Crossed

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Romeo:  Sad hours seem long. Benvolio:  What sadness lengthens Romeo’s hours? Romeo:  Not having that, which, having, makes them short. *       *       * …But He, that hath the steerage of my course, Direct my sail!…

Thought Bomb… (Promote Thinking)

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Some Poe

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Waiting to be Annointed Cool and Troubled People…

“I believe that Barack Obama was born in the United States.  I’m just not sure if he’s willing to admit that to the rest of the world.”  ~~  Dennis Miller Currently/Just Finished Reading: Less Than Zero (Brett Easton Ellis).  Truly one of the most disturbingly depressing books I’ve ever read.  Young adult children of movie producers and actresses with far… Read more »