Tag Archives: Humanity

Some Thoughts On The Bible….

I’ve been reading the King James version of The Bible for a little while now. I chose the King James because I was Christianed as a protestant (Church of England), so I thought I may as well go with The Bible most … Continue reading

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Gandhi: An Autobiography

The Story of My Experiments With Truth Author: M.K Gandhi Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1927-1929 Pages: 454 Gandhi succeeded in uniting India in a national movement and did as much in the first half of the twentieth century as any other … Continue reading

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I Don’t Believe In Atheists

Author: Chris Hedges Publisher: Free Press Date Published: 2008 Pages: 212 The battle between new atheists and the religious fundamentalists engages two bizarre subsets of American culture. One distorts the scientific theory of evolution, applying it to complex social, economic … Continue reading

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American Fascists

Author: Chris Hedges Publisher: Vintage Date Published: 2007 Pages: 254 The Christian Right and the War on America They disseminate their ideas on the alternative broadcasts networks and through their own publishers and schools. Their intellectual leaders demand the complete … Continue reading

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I, Robot

  Author: Isaac Asimov Publisher: Spectra Date Published: 1950 Pages: 224 Firstly, if you have watched the ‘I, Robot’ movie please forget about it when approaching the book. The two texts are not at all alike; except they both feature robots and a character … Continue reading

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On Love And Death

Author: Patrick Suskind Translation: Anthea Bell Publisher: Text Publishing Date Published: 2006 Pages: 90 In this inspiring meditation, Patrick Suskind considers the two great forces of human existence. He draws scenes as varied as a young couple having oral sex … Continue reading

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Perfume: The Story Of A Murderer

Author: Patrick Suskind Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1985 Pages: 263 Patrick Suskind’s Perfume follows the life of Jean-Baptiste Grenouille, abandoned at birth in the slums of eighteenth-century Paris, but blessed with an outstanding sense of smell. This gift enables Jean-Baptiste … Continue reading

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