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sifntj0r
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Registered: Nov 2001
Location: brisvegas

On the Psychology of Military Incompetence

by Norman F. Dixon



started just after christmas time, and only now starting to knuckle down to finish it. very interesting read.


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CortexBomb
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Registered: Jun 2002
Location: Watching the Waves under Red Skies on My World

quote:
Originally posted by sifntj0r
On the Psychology of Military Incompetence

by Norman F. Dixon


Sounds like an alternative title to Catch-22 to me!

Old Post Apr-29-2003 15:57  United Nations
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TranceGiant
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Registered: Jun 2001
Location: (Strudel)-City that never sleeps

Alriiighty! I was shopping yesterday and here it is:

Plato, not Prozac - Lou Marinoff ("Philosophy as curing medicine for everyday life")
Naked - David Sedaris (a fun book which, i assume, most of you have surely heared of once)
Goedel, Escher, Bach (fucked up 800 pages monster packed with riddles and theories concerning logic, molecularbiology, arts philosophy and everything else our minds have created over the past ten thousand years looks like this book will be a challenge for my entire life-time )
Wind-up bird chronicle - Haruki Murakami (Supposed to be a wondeful very fantastic novel which combines eastern and western philosophical ideas)

Very good for my 12 hour trip to Tiesto In Concert next Saturday


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biznology
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Registered: Dec 2000
Location: beer country, co

People, States, and Fear: An Agenda for International Security Studies in the Post-Cold War Era


by Barry Buzan.

Buzan is the head of International Studies at the University of Copenhagen. This is an academic text, but extremely readable and almost essential for understanding recent developments in world politics. The newest version is from 1991 making it somewhat old, but the theories are playing out before our very eyes.

I wish that everyone here could read this before discussing anything here, tho that is unlikely as its hard to get your hands on this book.


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PeacefulWarrior
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Registered: Jul 2002
Location: Boulder, Colorado

Remember Be Here Now by Ram Dass (Richard Alpert)

I really enjoyed it. It's funky, thought provoking, real and honest.


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Dieselbouy
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Registered: May 2003
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James Redfield - The Celestine Prophecy

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pingalific
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Registered: Jun 2003
Location: KL, Malaysia

for those that were interested in reading on existentialism, i thought Notes From the Underground by dostoevsky was pretty good...

and for those that enjoyed Catch-22, you'll probably like The World According to Garp by john irving. (and it mentions one of dostoevsky's works in there too... ^^)

well, yep.

oh, and for people interested in religion-type things, Exodus by leon uris. i'm in the midst of reading, the beginning wasn't bad; it might not appeal to all... but it's been recommended to me by two people, so yeah.


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dEsidEL
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Registered: Aug 2000
Location: Below the Belt
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well .. i know it's not a book, but an excellent site at that with some great reading:

www.religioustolerance.org

my appologies if it's been posted before!


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Izzy
Virtue & Vice



Registered: Apr 2001
Location: TX TA #5

quote:
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*John R. Gribbin - In Search of Schrodinger's Cat -> Quantum physics will turn your world upside down!

i'm a third of the way through this and its mind blowing... the universe is so cool


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TranceGiant
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Registered: Jun 2001
Location: (Strudel)-City that never sleeps

Phheewww..So I finished "Wind-Up Bird Chronicle" by Haruki Murakami and have to say that read ing it was definitely a unique experience. I can't really say it has a point, at least not ONE big point, its just way too complex and and crazy to be summed up in one, two notions. Soo....if you like movies like Mulholland Drive, are interested in the philosophy of modern Japan and wanna learn a bit about the Russian-Japanese war----this is your book. I'll definitely enter the labyrinth that is it's "plot" again and again.
Being impressed by this Jap. author (who, to my "relief" is a very "Western" author who doesn't deal with Geisha and Samurai clishes but portrays a modern globalized Tokyo) I started readin his love story "Norwegian Wood" an so far I'm equally satisfied. Beautiful although I'm usually not the guy to read romantic stories,,,,in fact it's much more than that


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drgoodvibe
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Registered: Mar 2003
Location: In the flash

The Art of Happiness - His Holiness the Dalai Lama & Howard C. Cutler M.D


Excellent book written by The Dalai Lama and a psychiatrist, very intresting view points. Its a combination of scientific physciatry and counsiling using buddhist teachings on how to live your life, and make it better and etc...


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DR86
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Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Neither Here Nor There {NYTA/DCTA}

I'm reading a book called the Overview Effect written by Frank White. It's currently out of print, so it might be a litte hard to find. In it, there are many really interesting interviews he conducts with many of the first and most prominent astronauts/cosmonauts. Great read!


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