Tuesday, September 27, 2005

My recomended reading list

So I've read a lot. A blog from someone who doesn't read a lot better be from an artist or a conisseur or something, otherwise it'll be mindless drivel. So here's my recomended reading list:

The Seven Spiritual Laws of Success by Deepak Chopra
Tree of Life Meditation System by Ra Un Nefer Amen
The Metu Neter by Ra Un Never Amen
Angels Fear by Gregory and Mary Catherine Bateson

Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance by Robert Pirisig
Objectivism:The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff
Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology by Ayn Rand

Lion's Blood; Firedance (both series) by Steve Barnes
Parable of the Sower (series) by Octavia Butler
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand

The Structure of Delight by Nelson Zink (gotta find it used)
The Craft of the Warrior by Robert Spence (gotta find it used)
Using Your Brain For a Change by Richard Bandler
Change Your Mind by Connirae and Steve Andreas
Transforming Your Self by Steve Andreas
***In this order, you can skip the first though

Thinking and Cognition in General
Metaphors We Live By by Lakoff and Johnson
Frames of Mind by Howard Gardner
Social Mindscapes by Eviatar Zerubavel
How the Mind Works by Steve Pinker

On Becoming a Warrior:
The Tao of Jeet Kun Do by Bruce Lee

Many Thousands Gone by Ira Berlin
Guns, Germs and Steel by Jared Diamond
DK Atlas of Wold History
The Wealth and Poverty of Nations by David Landes
Civilizations by Felipe Fernandez-Armesto

The Nature of Economies by Jane Jacobs
Natural Capitalism by Hawken, Lovins and Lovins
The Mystery of Capital by Hernando De Soto
Beyond Reengineering by Michael Hammer
The Pentagon's New May by Thomas Barnett

General Science:
Lila by Robert Pirisig
Mind and Nature by Gregory Bateson
Art and Physics by Leonard Shlain
The Ingenious Mind of Nature by George Hall
Consilience by Edward O. Wilson

Building a Movement/Revolution
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Steven Covey
The Power Principle by Blaine Lee
Never Eat Alone by Keith Ferazzi
Linked by Albert Laszlo Barabasi
Changing Minds by Howard Gardner
The Hidden Power of Social Networks Rob Cross

and yes smarty pants, i have read all of these (except one-its on my to do list)
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