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O Brave New World

3 Jul 2021 5 minute read 2 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) Recently I reviewed a few books to let my readers know what I think about them. Some books are more important to my eyes than others. Siddhartha is such a book. But some books offer us a dystopian perspective of the future...

Joshua - The sun stopped in midheaven - Daily Bible Reading: Wednesday, June 23, 2021

1 Jul 2021 2 minute read 0 comments evgenima

Joshua 10:1-14 (NRSV)   1When King Adoni-zedek of Jerusalem heard how Joshua had taken Ai, and had utterly destroyed it, doing to Ai and its king as he had done to Jericho and its king, and how the inhabitants of Gibeon had made peace with Israel...

The Trial of Mr. K by Mr. K

30 Jun 2021 2 minute read 0 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) It is often said that through trial and error, we eventually stand up to the challenges that we set for ourselves. This is often how we advance and how markets behave; two steps forwards, one step backwards. Or the other w...

Reminiscences of a Stock Operator

29 Jun 2021 1 minute read 2 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) Pragmatism, discipline and keeping a cool head are often cited as hallmarks of successful stock traders. It's also true for crypto. This particular book, published in 1923 by Edwin Lefèvre examines multiple events in the li...

Siddhartha (ft. Cardi B.)

28 Jun 2021 5 minute read 2 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Book Review) The ultimate paradise. Spiritual and all fulfilling enlightenment. Where all desires, needs and wants are eliminated, subjugated to the perfect harmony and balance of self with nature. Cardi B.'s famous song with Megan Thee...

A Black Cat and a Yellow Room

26 Jun 2021 2 minute read 5 comments The Archivist

(The Library: Books review) I knew I would get your attention with a black cat image. Poe also knew it. Because black cats have often been associated with the occult and bad luck. It is said that cats have nine lives and black cat lives matter. All o...

Dracula Moonlight Sonata

25 Jun 2021 2 minute read 1 comment The Archivist

(Library: Book Review) How fitting for the Strawberry Moon to take a new look at Dracula. Was it a good business deal for Jonathan Harker in the end? Shedding aside the warnings about vampires, he kept his word and visited the Count Dracula. Pros Pr...

Emberlight - Chapter 35

7 Jun 2021 6 minute read 0 comments Gryphonboy

Some Less Than Delicate Groping  "If only the strength of the love that people feel when it is reciprocated could be as intense and obsessive as the love we feel when it is not, then marriages would be truly made in heaven."  - Ben Elton "How is it...

Summary on Fifteen Dogs

31 May 2021 2 minute read 0 comments jpmorgan2388

“Fifteen Dogs”, is a thrilling novel written by Canadian author André Alexis. It entails a fictional tale that takes place in modern Toronto and incorporates Greek mythology and modern-day philosophy to convey a very subtle message to the reader, tha...

Emberlight - Chapter 34

23 May 2021 10 minute read 1 comment Gryphonboy

The Tide of Battle  "Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end"  - Seneca   Cyprus scanned the ranger's field report. Slovenia appeared to be following an orthodox strategy even though it was in completely the opposite direction. She...