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Ordinary Men by Christopher Browning – Book Review

History has its fair share of moments where horrible actions have taken place. It is almost as if history is just one bad thing after the other. Sometimes we might wonder how it could possibly be that human beings can cause such atrocities towards one another. One of the cruelest events in recent history is […]

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The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro – Discussion

The Right Side of History by Ben Shapiro is a book about our morality. How did it come to be? What were the influences and how can we regain it? I wrote a review of this book a couple of days ago, check it out for more information. Now I do like the premise of […]

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Se questo è un uomo by Primo Levi – Book Review

Is this a human? That’s the primary question that writer Primo Levi asks in this book. Levi is a holocaust survivor who was deported to Auschwitz and reports on his life in the concentration camp. It’s a powerful book which shows the inhumanity of the people who could built such a thing but also how […]

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Philosophy: The Latest Answers to the Oldest Questions by Nicholas Fearn – Book Review

It is always hard to find an introductory book into philosophy. Either they are mammoths of books or they just don’t do justice to the topic, most of the times they are both. So, I was sceptic when I started reading this book. Though Fearn only covers the last couple of decennia with his book, […]

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21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari – Book Review

I finally got to read this book after it stood on my to read shelf for ages and now I regret not reading this sooner, because then I would have had more time thinking about the many problems which Harari addresses in this book. There are 21 ‘lessons’ in this book, but mostly it’s about […]

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The History of the Bible by John Barton – Book Review

The Bible is still the best sold book ever. It continues to guide, inspire and influence people every single day. Some people devote their whole lives to the study of this one book. The Bible is an important book, if not one of the most important books in western history. As someone who is trying […]

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The History of Philosophy by A.C. Grayling – Book Review

If you are looking for a new book to introduce you to the marvelous, wonderful world of philosophy, I would strongly recommend the History of Philosophy by A.C. Grayling. This book packs a punch and has a lot of strong aspects. It is the newest full-fledged history of philosophy out there and if you want […]