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Seveneves by Neal Stephenson

I have posted bits about this extraordinary science fiction book and this luminously imaginative and knowledgable author on the happy hour…

Started by Ambo Suno

6 Apr 8, 2016
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Saturn Run by John Sanford and Ctein

I have been primed for an interest in somewhat believable sci fi about space travel. Martian was a good tight read and the movie was also v…

Started by Ambo Suno

15 Apr 7, 2016
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Waking, Dreaming, Being by Evan Thompson

Foreword by Stephen Batchelor He begins by noting how the word meditation has changed in response to the influx of Asiatic religion into t…

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj

101 Mar 24, 2016
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Before Midnight - a movie

Hi there, [Woman]. I just saw this library DVD and it was very good to my tastes. I thought of you and I was wondering if you might enjoy…

Started by Ambo Suno

0 Mar 23, 2016

Mark Edwards' Ph.D. dissertation

which is sort of a "book," can be found at this link: "An integral metatheory for organisational transformation." In Chapter 8.4 he details…

Started by Edwyrd theurj Burj

7 Mar 22, 2016
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Oliver Sacks' autobiography On The Move: A Life

On The Move: A Life, by Oliver Sacks has a highly integral feel to me in that it includes a lot of breadth and depth about life that feels…

Started by Ambo Suno

0 Feb 27, 2016

War And Remembrance

In 1988 ABC television began airing one of the greatest video sagas of all time - the 30 hour mini-series War And Remembrance. I just watch…

Started by Ambo Suno

0 Feb 20, 2016

The Super Natural

This book looks worth checking out, especially given Kripal's academic street cred.  I've never been convinced Strieber is not "pulling a…

Started by Balder

4 Feb 8, 2016
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Steven Pinker's The Blank Slate: The Modern Denial of Human Nature

I am currently reading Pinker's The Blank Slate and enjoying it a great deal. It is challenging and changing the way I think about such sub…

Started by kelamuni

17 Feb 2, 2016
Reply by Edwyrd theurj Burj

The To-Read List

This thread is for listing books or essays you intend to read or would like to recommend to other members of the forum.  Separate threads c…

Started by Balder

43 Nov 29, 2015
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