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Hamlet play by William Shakespeare

30 Apr 2021 3 minute read 1 comment oldnic

Hamlet play by William Shakespeare   Play Summary:   Prince Hamlet is having a bad day. He had received a call from school in Germany to Denmark to join his father's funeral services, and he's shocked to hear that his mother, Gertrude, has already re...

Brave New World Novel By Aldous Huxley

30 Apr 2021 2 minute read 1 comment oldnic

Brave New World Novel By Aldous Huxley   Book Summary:   Nearly 600 years in the future, London sees the release of Brave New World ("After Ford"). Human society has been almost completely industrialized, with a handful of individuals at the highest...

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Novel by Mark Twain

29 Apr 2021 5 minute read 1 comment oldnic

The Adventures of Tom Sawyer Novel by Mark Twain   Novel Summary:   Aunt Polly looks and yells for Tom Sawyer because she needs to confront him over any lost jam. Tom, on the other hand, is able to outwit his aunt and flees. Aunt Polly, on the other...

The Leaders is the Navigator... and Other Leadership Lessons

26 Apr 2021 3 minute read 1 comment Marts

“A problem well defined is a problem half-solved”. This line resonated with me the most as I read Aubrey Malphur's Advanced Strategic Planning. Many issues organizations encounter involves clear communication or the lack of it. If at least visions an...

Book Review: Carl Sagan - Cosmos (1980)

24 Apr 2021 1 minute read 1 comment Hephaistos

Source First of all, I would like to point out that Carl Edward Sagan has a special place for me than the other scientists. Carl Sagan was not only devoted to astronomy during his lifetime, but also made universal studies that would concern everyone...

Book Review: The Democratization of American Christianity by Nathan O. Hatch

29 Mar 2021 2 minute read 0 comments Maximilian Brichta

Hatch, Nathan O. The democratization of American Christianity. Yale University Press, 1989.             Hatch offers a historically contextualized assessment of how America was Christianized through grassroots religious movements, each of which emplo...

12 Rules of Monk Mode #6: It's Not About Doing

29 Mar 2021 9 minute read 0 comments Moon Base MGTOW

This is the sixth of a 12-part series remixing Jordan Peterson’s book 12 Rules For Life, one chapter a week to coincide with the 12 weeks remaining for my one year celibacy vow. This was originally published in July 2020.  “My position was terrible...

‘Every Last Word’ – Tamara Ireland Stone

13 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Book-worm

I received a digital copy of this from Netgalley, and I am so pleased that I did. Sam is 16, a fantastic swimmer and part of a popular group of girls. It might sound like a perfect life, but she also has a secret. Sam has Purely-Obsessional OCD, and...

‘The Silent Stars Go By’ – Sally Nichols

10 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Book-worm

Margot has been in love with Harry ever since his family moved to their village. As a vicar’s daughter Margot knows certain expectations are held for her, so it is something of a shock to learn that nineteen year old Margot is actually the mother of...

‘Center of Gravity’ – Laura McNeill

9 Jan 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Book-worm

I received a free digital copy of this from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. Let me start by saying that this is not the kind of book I would normally go for, but I am so pleased I gave it a try. A marriage in decline is not a pleasant thi...