Thoughts on: The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki

The aim of this book is to explain why some people earn more, work less, pay less taxes and are more financially secure. It all depends on what side of The Cashflow Quadrant you are operating from. This book teaches you how to move from one side to the other, the pros and cons ofContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Cashflow Quadrant by Robert Kiyosaki”

Thoughts on: The Story of Civilization, Vol 3: Caesar and Christ by Will Durant

Just like Rome wasn’t built in a day, this book is not read one either. It’s thousand pages covers almost all aspects of Roman civilization..The broad scope is both it’s biggest strength and it’s weakness. While philosophy and statemanship holds my attention, Rome’s pottery and poetic traditions does not. This leads many highs and lows,Continue reading “Thoughts on: The Story of Civilization, Vol 3: Caesar and Christ by Will Durant”

Thoughts on: The Republic by Plato

Did you know that Plato was my rapper alias back in the day? I was 16 and had a gangsta rap group with some friends. Lol 🤙.In hindsight I find the alias quite suiting as Platon seems to have been the OG of political philosophy..This book is a Socratic dialogue where Socrates and his crewContinue reading “Thoughts on: The Republic by Plato”

Thoughts on: Lifespan by David A. Sinclair

This book will blow your mind with the latest research in the field of longevity. It talks about aging as a disease caused by loss of information—and that aging is not at all inevitable..Rather, it’s could be much easier to cure aging itself than it’s symptoms I.e. cancer, heart disease and Alzheimer’s. 📝 Death andContinue reading “Thoughts on: Lifespan by David A. Sinclair”

Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

He laid down on the floor of the hospital corridor as security guard approached.-“Sir, you can’t lie down here.”-“I’m sorry”, I said, gasping out the words. “Bad…back…spasms…”-“You still can’t lie down here, sir.”-“I’m sorry but—IM DYING FROM CANCER!””.David was just arriving at his destination. Years of study followed by excruciatingly long hours of residency wasContinue reading “Thoughts on: When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi”

Thoughts on: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang

Is fear of being judged and rejected holding you back from greatness?.In this book we get to follow Jia Jiang crazy rejection journey to desensitize himself and build resilience through an experiment he called: 100 Days of Rejection.——-The idea of rejection therapy is simple but powerful: get rid of fear of rejection by putting yourselfContinue reading “Thoughts on: Rejection Proof by Jia Jiang”

Thoughts on: Discourse on the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Now Rousseau is getting interesting! Imagine yourself a man of intellect, before the Darwinian theory, speculating about man in his naturals state before the burden of civilization was put on his/her shoulders.——-In Rousseau vision, natural man was a carefree and happy loner, peacefully roaming the woods. Picking apples to eat from the trees as heContinue reading “Thoughts on: Discourse on the Origin of Inequality by Jean-Jacques Rousseau”

Quick Video Review – Freud’s Civilization and Its Discontents: The 3 General Sources of Human SUFFERING

Freud talked about 3 sources of general suffering in his famous book Civilization And It’s Discontents. 1. The Body 2. Forces of Nature 3. Other People Civilization protects us in part from natural forces but it puts us in complex relationships with other people (taxes, landlords, neighbors etc..) that bring their own suffering. Are theContinue reading “Quick Video Review – Freud’s Civilization and Its Discontents: The 3 General Sources of Human SUFFERING”

Thoughts on: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract

Sometimes the idea of having read a book is more exciting than actually reading it. That’s the case with The Social Contract.———But “fun” and “easy” is seldom what we strive for in our quest for understanding. I knew this would be challenge to get through the works of the major thinkers of the history ofContinue reading “Thoughts on: Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The Social Contract”

Thoughts on: “The Drunkard’s Walk” by Leonard Mlodinow

There were two chance events that stood out to me that night I waled out of the murky cellar bar in central Stockholm where I had discussed this book with four other non-fiction junkies. —— The 1st coincidence was that during the cause of reading the book, one of the group members had unknowingly endedContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Drunkard’s Walk” by Leonard Mlodinow”