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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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The Origin of Species

Author: Charles Darwin Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1869 Pages: 459 I have finally finished ‘The Origin of Species’, a book that is still so controversial that a movie about Darwin’s life couldn’t even find distribution in the United States. It took me … 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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The Autobiography Of Malcolm X

Authors: Malcolm X and Alex Haley Publisher: Penguin Date Published: 1965 Pages: 512 Malcolm X’s blazing, legendary autobiography, completed shortly before his assassination in 1965, depicts a remarkable life: a child born into rage and despair, who turned to street-hustling … 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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