While his other books, Sapiens and Homo Deus, focused on the past and the far future – this book focuses on the present and mankind’s immediate challenges. —- Topics are ranging from how to deal with disruptive technologies, the resurrection of nationalism and the relevancy of religions. Harari wants to shine a light on theContinue reading ““Sapiens”, “Homo Deus” and “Now 21 Lessons for the 21 Century”. REVIEW.”
Scott Jurek runs and eats! By running I mean 100 mile runs (that’s 160km!) and 24 hour races. By eating I mean only plant based foods. —————- Endurance has been a theme in my reading for a while and this is the latest latest entry. I was led to this ultra marathon legends autobiography becauseContinue reading “Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek”
Sometimes there are books that keeps getting referenced again and again in book I read. Silent spring is one of them. —————————————— Being the book that kicked off the American environmental movement, I thought it would be interesting to see what it was all about. —————————————— Rachel Carson describes the damage being done to plantsContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Silent Spring” – Rachel Carson”
We all lie like hell to ourselves and others, and it’s stresses us to death.It’s to the point, unapologetic and without sugar coating. The honesty Dr Blanton is talking about is not just “truth is the best policy”, but to tell the truth as you experience it, in great detail and no matter how itContinue reading “Thoughts on: Radical Honesty by Brad Blanton”
I finally got my reading list (with scores!) from last year published on the site. I bet you’ll find something you like in there! Enjoy!
Christopher Knight was 20 years old when he one day walked into the woods, never to return to society again. It took 27 years for him to reemerge, not by his own choosing, but because he got captured by the police for stealing food. ————— He spent a third of a century alone in theContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Stranger in the Woods””
Made a glorious return to the running trail today after struggling with a nasty cold for a while. Rewarded myself with this book to accompany me on the trail as I prepare for a race I’m running in November. “Stranger in the woods” by Michael Finkel tells the story of a man that one dayContinue reading “I’m back in the running trail with a new book in my ears!”