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Author Archives: Ron Boothe
At our November meeting we will discuss the following book suggested by Richard Smaby: Marc D Hauser, Moral Minds: How Nature Designed our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong, originally published in hardcover by HarperCollins, 2006. Advertisements
All of us have certain beliefs that we maintain strongly. Sometimes those beliefs seem so self-evident that it comes as a surprise when we discover that other individuals whom we consider to be like-minded have an opposed point of view. … Continue reading
At our October meeting we will discuss the following book suggested by Sid Whaley: Elisabeth Rosenthal, An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back, published by Penguin Press, 2017.
Arlie Russell Hochschild, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, 2016. Strangers in Their Own Land was helpful to me in terms of being able to attain a better understanding of the mindset of Trump … Continue reading
At our June meeting we will discuss a book selected by Neil Bergeson, Arlie Russell Hochschild, Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, 2016.
For our March book discussion we read Einstein’s Ideas and Opinions.1 I had previously read two biographies about Einstein2,3 as well as books by Christopher Potter4 and Amanda Gefter5 that include extensive discussions of modern developments of some of Einstein’s theoretical … Continue reading
At our April meeting we will discuss a book selected by me (Ron Boothe): Atticus Lish, Preparation for the Next Life. Originally published in hardback by Oneworld Publications, 2014. Tyrant Books Paperback Second Edition (November 3, 2015) This book won … Continue reading
At our March meeting we will discuss a book suggested by Mark Jensen: Albert Einstein, Ideas and Opinions, Originally published in 1954 by Crown Publishers, Inc. Based on Mein Weltbild, Edited by Carl Seelig, and other sources. Modern Library Edition … Continue reading
At our February meeting we will discuss the following book selected by Bill Hagens: Carl Schorske, Fin-de-Siècle Vienna: Politics and Culture (1980) Knopf Available on Kindle and from various used book sources, as low as $0.98. Bill provides … Continue reading