i completely agree with you.Even if one is not interested in experientially pursuing the path he forged, there is a wealth of intellectual ideas worth contemplating in his writings imo.
This is my favorite book in the known universe. It gets retrieved in case of fire.Recording The Beatles, which is a staggeringly detailed, heavily illustrated 2006 book on every aspect of Abbey Road studios in the 1960s, from the personnel to the rooms, to the gear, before working its way through each Beatles album:
It’s a disturbing book but many facets of life are disturbing. Avoiding reality doesn’t seem realistic to me.this does sound like a book i ought to read. i think i will order it.
Gen. Butler prevented a coup back in the ‘30s which was planned by many of the Industrialists of the day.An excellent book about Marine General Smedley Butler by Johnathan Katz, the title of which I probably can't post even though it was a phrase General Butler himself used
Agree--the Katz book is excellentGen. Butler prevented a coup back in the ‘30s which was planned by many of the Industrialists of the day.
He’s a genuine American hero. His pamphlet “War is a Racket” should be required reading.
Jules Archer wrote a really good book on the coup attempt and the BBC produced a 2-part series on it, too!! Few Americans know this history!
I can 100% see this as a high-school "study" book, and as I read it I can see how you might not have appreciated it partly because of that.I may show my (lack of) age here, but Handmaid's Tale was required reading for English when I was in school. It's a good book, but being made to write essays on it and do 'readings' in class just killed my interest in her work.