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Pride and Prejudice PDF Summary

Pride and Prejudice PDF Summary

5 min read ⌚ First encounters are not enough. First impressions are often wrong. Read about the characters of this book in the following text, and join them on their journey as they realize the complexity of human nature, and the many faces of truth. Who Should Read “Pride and Prejudice”? And Why? “Pride and Prejudice” […]

The Healing Self Summary

The Healing Self Summary

18 min read ⌚ A Revolutionary New Plan to Supercharge Your Immunity and Stay Well for Life You heal yourself all the time: think about all those paper cuts and winter colds. However, Deepak Chopra and Rudolph Tanzi believe that there’s more to this: you can heal just about everything in the same manner. They make […]

Biased Summary

Biased Summary

16 min read ⌚ Uncovering the Hidden Prejudice that Shapes What We See, Think, and Do Racism is still a serious problem in the United States – even in the 21st century. The problem, it seems, is the way our human nature evolved.  As Jennifer L. Eberhardt demonstrates, you don’t have to be racist to be: […]

Just Mercy Summary

Just Mercy Summary

12 min read ⌚ A Story of Justice and Redemption In a March 2012 TED Talk, Bryan Stevenson—USA’s Mandela—reminded the world that, instead of believing everything is right with the world, it needed to talk about injustice and start doing something about it.  In retrospect, it sounds as if he was preparing the ground for the […]

Everything is Obvious Summary

Everything is Obvious Summary

17 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Everything is Obvious” by Duncan Watts is a thorough investigation into the nature of practical judgments and the shared mechanisms which usually help us make them, i.e., common sense. Drawing on the latest scientific research and numerous examples, the book reveals that we know far less about the world than […]

The Watergate Scandal: The Affair That Brought President Nixon’s Administration to Its Knees Watergate Scandal Summary

The Watergate Scandal: The Affair That Brought President Nixon’s Administration to Its Knees

12 min read ⌚ In a letter sent to Bishop Mandell Creighton on April 5, 1887, Lord Acton famously quipped the following: “Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” Populated with more Hitlers and Stalins than you can imagine, the twentieth century proved Lord Acton’s concerns more […]

Amusing Ourselves to Death Summary amusing ourselves to death summary

Amusing Ourselves to Death Summary

13 min read ⌚ Quick Summary: “Amusing Ourselves to Death” explores whether Aldous Huxley’s fictional and dystopian vision of the future described in “Brave New World” hasn’t already turned into the reality of our TV-dominated and image-centered present. Spoiler alert: it has, and reality shows and Netflix are our pleasure drugs, our very own soma. Who […]

Killing England PDF Summary

Killing England PDF Summary

10 min read ⌚ The Brutal Struggle for American Independence Ready for another chills-infusing dose of American patriotism? If so, who better to inject you with it than Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard. It’s the seventh book of the Killing series: Killing England. Who Should Read “Killing England”? And Why? If you’re interested in American history, […]

Stop Thinking, Start Living PDF Summary

Stop Thinking, Start Living PDF Summary

15 min read ⌚ Simple Ways to Let Go of Negativity and Discover Lifelong Happiness Thinking too much? Richard Carlson says: Stop Thinking, Start Living. Who Should Read “Stop Thinking, Start Living”? And Why? In the “Introduction” to Stop Thinking, Start Living, right after referring to Carl Jung’s belief that “the greatest affliction affecting mankind isn’t […]

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