This year is to be an appreciation of life; a focused pursuit of wisdom; a year of relentlessly chasing boredom.
Hands down this is the most influential book I read in 2017. Koch covers the basics of the latest neuroscience research in a very humble, non-assuming way. He weaves in his own personal story about his search for truth. You… Continue Reading
At heart I am a radical. Alinksky showed me that. Rules for Radicals is a book on many things; how to motivate people, how to make decisions, but most importantly, it is a call to arms for the radical within us all.… Continue Reading
If there was a smarter man on earth, he didn’t write books. Ruskin was not only a genius, but an extremely articulate one; his writing is some of the best out there, both in content and quality. Ruskin is one… Continue Reading
Tolstoy perfectly captures the metaphysical anguish of the human condition down to the letter. He writes it in a way that does not dictate or demand, but takes the reader on his journey from disenfranchised youth, through an existential journey to where… Continue Reading
The problem with this book is how damn relevant it is. Seneca wrote about life, death and living over two thousand years ago, yet unfortunately, he is speaking about the exact same problems that face us today. Despite how advanced we see… Continue Reading
The most brilliantly amusing philosophical read there is. Arthur Schopenhauer touches on everything from spirituality, religion, death, sex & boredom. Schopenhauer was a german philosopher who read a lot of Buddhism. The result is a light-hearted, un-attached view of the world that makes… Continue Reading