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To Tell the Truth: The Age of Mind – Fred L. Fox
Non-fiction / 25th September 2023

Introduction To Tell the Truth is about making the reader’s life better. The author isolates the issues, identifies the problems and their causes, and offers a simple, practical and effective solution. I was asked to review this book. Author of To Tell the Truth Fred L Fox is an American retired geologist, entrepreneur, photographer, writer, rally champion, and jazz accordionist. Contents To Tell the Truth contains a preface, an introduction, 13 chapters which are divided into 3 parts and an appendix (A Peak Experience). Part 1 is It’s All About You and contains 6 chapters. Part 2 is A New Perspective: Thinking Creatively and is made up of 3 chapters. Part 3 is The Age of Mind and has 4 chapters. The chapters are: 1. Vital Relationships and What You Already Know 2. The Group: Group Relationships and Their Inherent Problems 3. Developing A Philosophy For Living 4. Beyond Community 5. Resolution Of The Problem 6. Doing It – Living The Good Life 7. Exploring Space – Looking For What Really Matters 8. Philosophy And The World Beyond: Something To Think About 9. Believe What You Already Know and Become Who You Already Are 10. The Philosophy Of Mind 11….

A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century: Evolution and the Challenges of Modern Life – Heather Heying, Bret Weinstein
Non-fiction / 25th February 2023

Introduction A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century is about the evolution of our species and its future. The authors seek a single, consistent explanation of the observable universe that has no gaps, takes nothing on faith, and rigorously describes every pattern at every scale. Their aim is to introduce the readers to a robust scientific framework for understanding ourselves. I was attracted by the book title and would like to see its contents. Authors Heather Heying is an American evolutionary biologist, former professor, and author. Bret Weinstein is Heather’s husband. He is an American podcaster, author, and former professor of evolutionary biology. Contents A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century contains an introduction, 13 chapters, an epilogue, and an afterword. The chapters are: 1. The Human Niche 2. A Brief History of the Human Lineage 3. Ancient Bodies, Modern World 4. Medicine 5. Food 6. Sleep 7. Sex and Gender 8. Parenthood and Relationship 9. Childhood 10. School 11. Becoming Adults 12. Culture and Consciousness 13. The Fourth Frontier Review A Hunter-Gatherer’s Guide to the 21st Century is like a text book with lots of definition. Perhaps it is because its authors are two former professors. This book talks about…

Poor Charlie’s Almanack – Charlie Munger
Non-fiction / 11th March 2021

Introduction I have been wanting to read Poor Charlie’s Almanack for some time but could not find it. Recently, I managed to borrow this book. It contains the speeches and talks by the author himself. It wants to present the readers with Charlie’s general thought processes when considering an investment. Author Charlie Munger is an American investor and former real estate attorney. He is the vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, so he is the partner of Warren Buffett. Content Poor Charlie’s Almanack has 4 chapters, an introduction, and Charlie Munger’s Recommended Books. Chapter 1 contains 4 subchapters. These are A Portrait of Charles T Munger By Michael Broggie, Praising Old Age, Remembering, The Children on Charlie, and And Bill Gates has to Say:. Chapter 2 is The Munger Approach to Life, Learning, and Decision Making. Chapter 3 is Mungerism: Charlie Unscripted Highlights from Recent Berkshire Hathaway and Wesco Financial Annual Meetings By Whitney Tilson. Chapter 4 is Eleven Talks. These talks include 1) Harvard School Commencement Speech, 2) A Lesson on Elementary, Worldly Wisdom as It Relates to Investment Management and Business, 3) A Lesson on Elementary, Worldly Wisdom, Revisited Stanford Law School, 4) Practical Though About Practical Thought?, 5)…