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14 posts tagged with "society"

Another Year In Review 01 January, 2019

Another year in the books, and somehow they each seem to be crazier than the last. 2018 was really separated by the end of July into two…

Give People Money 20 November, 2018

Give People Money is yet another book on Universal Basic Income. The writing is decent, the range of topics is worthy, and if you know…

The War on Normal People 25 August, 2018

I have been thinking about universal basic income (UBI) a lot lately, and luckily enough so have a lot of other people. The New York Times…

The Dispossessed 30 April, 2018

Taya recommend another Ursula K. Le Guin book, The Dispossessed , which is set roughly in the same scifi universe as The Left Hand of…

The Left Hand of Darkness 01 March, 2018

The Left Hand of Darkness was recommended to me by Taya after she read this as well as The Dispossessed which I understand to be in the…

Down Girl 07 February, 2018

I added this book to my list some months ago after I believe seeing a review in a newspaper. I bought it in the last batch of books along…

Between the World and Me 30 January, 2018

A letter from a father to his son, Between the World and Me is something that got inside my brain. I had a lot of thoughts while reading…

Hillbilly Elegy 24 December, 2017

When one gets married, there is an expectation of a gift or favor given to the attendees by the bride and groom. Taya and I had both been to…

Fight Club 11 January, 2016

The movie Fight Club was good, but I always heard that I should read Fight Club as it was much better. Typical. In fact, this is such a…

Submergence 14 December, 2015

I have been trying to figure out how Submergence got added to my reading list and honestly I have no idea. I have a feeling this came from…

World War Z 25 July, 2015

Movies and books are often times two sides of the same coin, but recently they seem to have diverged to the point of being unrecognizable…

On the Road 12 June, 2015

I don't completely know what to say about On the Road . It was an okay read, although I had trouble staying awake throughout as it was so…

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace 02 March, 2015

The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace is another book that made it's way onto my list via being a top rated book on Amazon. I am really…

Silicon Wasteland 07 January, 2015

I have recently become more disillusioned with the culture around me and which I am a part. When I was working at Facebook, I had…

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