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Book Review of Dark Age Ahead

Here’s another book review by a friend: Jane Jacobs, renowned author of The Death and Life of Great American Cities, tackles a variety of modern, western societal issues in her book Dark Age Ahead. The book aims to warn readers of the breakdown of five main pillars of society that Jacobs identifies: community and family, […]

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Book Review Breathing Space: Twelve Lessons for the Modern Woman

This is another guest post from a friend.  It’s a book review of “Book Review Breathing Space: Twelve Lessons for the Modern Woman”. If you have wanted to still be entertained while reading a self-improvement book, then look no further than Breathing Space: Twelve Lessons for the Modern Woman by Katrina Repka and Alan Finger. […]

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No Goal or Prize = No Finish Line

Here is another guest post, called “No Goal or Prize = No Finish Line”: I half-heartedly laugh when I hear someone say they enjoy running. I mean, come on. Do I run? Yes. Do I enjoy it? No. Except for the finish line. I guess what I’m saying is that when I train for a […]

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Book Review Beyond Band of Brothers: The War Memoirs of Major Dick Winters

The Emmy-Award winning HBO min-series Band of Brothers tells the true story of an American paratrooper regiment that fought in World War II.  Based on the book by historian Stephen E. Ambrose of the same name, Band of Brothers touched the hearts of millions of people and became a huge success. The soldiers of Easy […]

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Book Review I Don’t Believe In Atheists

Here’s another book review by a friend of mine. It’s called “I Don’t Believe in Atheists” by Chris Hedges The topics of religion, atheism, and fundamentalism have been hotly debated in the last decade or so as the West has become increasingly more secular.  The related, yet more rudimentary debate of science versus religion has […]

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Book Review of How the Scots Invented the Modern World

How the Scots Invented the Modern World: The True Story of How Western Europe’s Poorest Nation Created Our World & Everything in It by Arthur Herman (2001) If you are looking for a good history of Scotland and its impact, as well as Great Britain and the British Empire, then look no further than Arthur […]

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Guest Post – Count Your Blessings

This is a guest-post by Ganapathy Subramanian. My dad Mr.Sundaram turns 75 this month and what a glorious life it was. If there is one quote that comes to my mind when I think of his life, it is – Count your blessings. My dad was born in a small village in south India. He […]

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Pursue Your Dreams

THIS IS A GUEST POST All our dreams can come true if we have the courage to pursue them. -Walt Disney Do you have the courage to pursue your dreams?  Not only pursuing your dreams but reaching them and making sure that they do come true is a challenge.  It is very easy to dream […]

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