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Missive #40 Published 21 February 2023

I didn't find a Book Review for Volume One, which I was able to find as a book of its own, so have shown the table of contents to give an idea of what the book is about. It is a difficult read with run on sentences, late 19th century British English written by a 'intellectual'. About half of the chosen essays are written in defense of previous publications. I suggest that you read The Complicated Legacy of Herbert Spencer, the Man Who Coined ‘Survival of the Fittest’ before starting to read this book.

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Missive #37 Published 15 February 2023

I liked this a lot more than the average customer rating at goodreads.com or Amazon. One of the Customer reviews at Amazon did give Severin credit for doing a lot of research to write the book. I recommend it as being one of his best books that I have read so far.

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Missive #35 Published 10 February 2023

I recommend this book. All the quotes give you a good preview of what to expect.

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Missive #34 Published 7 February 2023

There were no Book Promos that I could find and very few Customer reviews for this book. It is certainly not one of Huxley's most read books. That should not be in my opinion. I can't say that I really liked the book but I liked his essays, some were good and some not so good, more than his novels.

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Missive #31 Published 2 February 2023

The author says there were more asset price bubbles between 1980 and 2000 than in any earlier period. Yet he devotes 80% of the book to prior periods. He also repeats what he has said many times which make the book at least a third longer than if he only said in one time. It would help you understand what he says if you were to have at least an undergraduate degree in economics. Therefore, be prepared to not understand all that he is saying.

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Missive #30 Published 31 January 2023

This is a very short book. It is also a very easy read, if you ignore the footnotes, and explains how and why the USA is in the economic mess that it is in now. The book was published in 2008 and all the government policies have been just what he predicted they would be and that we would be in this mess.

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Missive #29 Published 30 January 2023

I read Fooled by Randomness by Taleb in April 2021 and did not like it at all. This book is much better although it still rambles from time to time it is not as technical and he tells you when you can skip sections. The quotes should give you a good idea of what he says.

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Missive #26 Published 24 January 2023

This customer review says what I have to say about the book. I was seriously considering NOT reading the other two books in the series until I read this review. I'll now give The Divine Invasion a chance.

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Missive #25 Published 23 January 2023

I read all of Pepe's articles that I see on Strategic Culture but most or these were first published in Asia Times. Good articles that are recommended.

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Missive #23 Published 21 January 2023

This book got some rave customer reviews and also got some that I agreed with. The God in this book is Herbert. The book simple gave him a platform to pontificate his philosophical thoughts in the guise of The Stolen Journals.

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