Ron’s #3: David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell

January 29, 2015 1

Even though I’ve know about Malcolm Gladwell for years with his Blink and The Tipping Point books, I’ve never read anything by him. I have all these books, but they are sitting, sitting, sitting. I’ve had several people talk to me about David and Goliath since last spring, and finally […]

JRF’s #31 – 1984 by George Orwell

December 2, 2012 0

Mark and Drew have already amply reviewed this book, so I won’t rehash the plot.  Suffice it to say that this is one of the most thought provoking books I have read in a long time. Here are a few of the many thoughts that have lingered since reading 1984 months […]

Ron’s #32: A Free People’s Suicide by Os Guinness

November 19, 2012 0

The premise of this book is this paradox: “the greatest enemy of freedom is freedom” (19). Guinness continues saying that “Americans today are heedlessly pursuing a vision of freedom that is short-lived and suicidal. Once again, freedom without virtue, leadership without character, business without trust, law without customs, education without […]

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