There has been a great renaissance of the good ol’ punishment of public shaming. Our new favorite pastime, really! 😎 Jon Ronson has been traveling the world meeting with the subjects of high profile public shamings. What did they do? Did they deserve it? Are our actions justified? I’ve got his book on the topicContinue reading “Public Shaming – It’s back!”
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””
Just starting this book, “King of the world” by David Remnick, which was “nonfiction book of the year” according to Time magazine when it was first issued. Let’s see how it holds up! I’m pumped for a new biography!
There are two areas into which I want to spend more of my reading time going forward; classic fiction and textbook learning materials. —————– This one falls in the latter category – which is the harder of the two to write interesting post about – and as reading material these types of books can beContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Light for Visual Artists””
I feel like some book are meant to be studied rather just being read. There are some book that I decided not to review for this reason. Reading them ones just don’t do the trick, usually this is the case with esoteric writings like today’s book. ——————— So I read the book two more timesContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Zen Mind, Beginners Mind””
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!”
05.45 AM – Meeting the mysterious man behind Books on the Tub. He got a hold of my “to-read”-list and had a few books in his collection that where in the list. So this morning, at un ungodly hour, I meet him in person for the first time and got a stack of interesting books.Continue reading “Meeting the mysterious @BooksOnTheTub.”