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FWIW, I'm reading George Orwell's "1984," then will be re-reading "Animal Farm." He had many other titles that are well worth reading, but I'm going back to basics here. Orwell was well ahead of his time, both in intelligence and predictions...its surreal how much of his writings (1984 in particular) have come to fruition today. He didn't prognosticate everything, but it's very eery how much he was on target decades before it actually happened.

What should I be reading next?
 

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right now, i'm going over what wild edilbes can be found in the fall, winter

and how to be more comfortable this winter when TSHTF, no electricity, etc
 

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Light's Out by David Crawford and Final Judgment by Michael Collins Piper.
 

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Aristotle's "Generation of Animals" and Seneca's "Moral Essays" and John Locke's "Concerning Human Understanding"
 

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Spychips by Katherine Albrecht (she's on Genesis Communications Network), Science & Health with Keys to the Scripture by Mary Baker Eddy, The Enemy by Lee Childs ( I like Reacher, the strong silent type)
 

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2 at any given time. For fluff reading during the week I'm reading Longarm books lately. Fun reading, there's over 300 of them and I can put it down anytime and go to sleep.

I can't read serious books during the week because they wake my brain up and I can't sleep.

The other book is Jack Higgans a prayer for the dieing, and I recently finished the 13 book series The Marines by W.E.B Griffin.
 

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The 2 books next to my bedside are The Book of 5 Rings, and The Illiad.
 

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I'm another that likes to keep two going at once so that I always have something to read depending on my mood. So I am working on "Laughing Gas" by P.G. Wodehouse and "The Collapse of the Dollar and How to Profit From It" by James Turk and John Rubino.
 

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I just started The Second World War vol.1 by Winston Churchill.
 

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Almost done with "The Virtue of Selfishness" by Ayn Rand. Excellent book, imo.
 

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I've started a kick on WWII non-fiction narratives, mostly but not all naval. Did a few centered on submarines, the best of which was "The Wake of the Wahoo", an extremely well done book. Just finished another very good one, "The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailors", about the US-Japanese battle of the Leyte Gulf. Done several from the German perspective including "Iron Coffins", Panzer Commander" and "Stuka Pilot".

I usually have some fiction going too; one of the best recent was an older book, "The Pillars of the Earth", themed around an intense look at the life of the builders and instigators of medieval English cathedrals.
 

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Milton Friedman's Free to Choose. Up next is the Declaration of Independents and then 1984 again since I don't remember a thing from when I read it back in high school and didn't give a crap about it then......
 

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"Bully Boy: The Truth About Theodore Roosevelt's Legacy" by Jim Powell. A co-worker lent it to me, very interesting. I knew he was a nightmare for the USA, this book is explaining why. He would have approved of Obama's illegal war in Libya for example.
 

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US Nuclear Weapons: The Secret History by Chuck Hansen. Just about everything you wanted to know about the Bomb!
 

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Re-reading Michael Moorcock's Elric series. Hey gotta have a break from politics and bad news sometime. ;p
 

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US Nuclear Weapons: The Secret History by Chuck Hansen. Just about everything you wanted to know about the Bomb!

Where did you buy this book? How many government lists do you think you're now on?
 

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Here's an interesting question. A young woman that I work with is from the Ukraine. She just pasted her test to become a citizen. What first book would be best for her to read? Please, nothing way out there.
 

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Here's an interesting question. A young woman that I work with is from the Ukraine. She just pasted her test to become a citizen. What first book would be best for her to read? Please, nothing way out there.

George Washington by Zane Grey.
 

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Slash's Autobiography, great book can't put it down.
 

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Slash...like the GnR guitarist? Really? I can't imagine.
 

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The Paleo Solution... The original Human Diet.
 

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"Black Genesis - the Prehistoric Origins of Ancient Egypt". by Robert Bauvall Absolutely fascinating book. Goes back way before his other outstanding books about The Pyramids and the Sphinx. If you look up "painstaking research" in the dictionary, it has Bauvall's picture.
 

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The Paleo Solution... The original Human Diet.

i'll have to see if the local Chapters has this


there's youtubes, a podcast and more for this book :ok:


THINK PRIMITIVE
 

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Here's an interesting question. A young woman that I work with is from the Ukraine. She just pasted her test to become a citizen. What first book would be best for her to read? Please, nothing way out there.

"we the living" by Ayn Rand, it is set in the russian revolution, so it would be something that a person who comes rom the eastern block can identify with.

i know i did.
 

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i'll have to see if the local Chapters has this


there's youtubes, a podcast and more for this book :ok:


THINK PRIMITIVE


I'm still in the conversion stage, easing over to a more paleo diet while trying to avoid the carb flu. I did a good chunk of research before getting the book and it all made sense to me. The book just puts it all in one nice easy to read package. 30 Day challenge starts next week. :-)
 

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Where did you buy this book? How many government lists do you think you're now on?

It's out of print, but I got it used on Amazon. Really amazing stuff on how thermonuclear weapons really work. My next step is to get Hansen's ultimate work "Swords of Armageddon", Hansen's widow is selling it on a CD for $350.

As far as any lists; no biggie, been on them for decades!
 

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Currently reading (amongst many others): "The Classical Tradition in Sociological Theory: Selected Readings" by Henry Veltmeyer, professor in Novia Scotia.

It sums up Comte, Marx, Durkheim, etc... very nicely.
 

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I've been reading some fiction over the last few weeks:

Game of Thrones
Wizard's First Rule
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Ender's Game

Can't say I really liked any of them very much.

For nonfiction, I recently read Dismantling America by Thomas Sowell -- some good stuff there, as usual with his books.
 

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I recently bought 3 books from a Used Book store:
"The 12th Planet" - Zecharia Sitchin
"Brave New World" - Aldous Huxley
"Hyperspace" - Michio Kaku

Also picked up the "Tintin" boxed set from Amazon

I have read David Icke's "Human Race Get Off Your Knees". I highly recommend it. There is so much knowledge I go back and re-read chapters to get it. Icke is releasing another book in January called "Remember Who You Are" which I will purchase.
 

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lincoln unmasked is due to arrive any day now

just finished modern commemoratives
 

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Just finished "Friday" by Robert A. Heinlein

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I had read it several times before, but this was the first time in at least 10 years. Wow! Heinlein's tale is set a few hundred years into the future - AFTER the U.S. breaks up into several large nation-states; the California Confederacy, the Chicago Imperium, British Canada, etc. There is no privacy - "eyes" and "ears" everywhere in public, use of cash raises eyebrows, except that cash of course is the only thing accepted as "squeeze" by the government goons who haunt every corridor and checkpoint. Most travel is public, high-speed, and expensive. Local travel is by horse and buggy or expensive rented electric vehicle. Racism in all forms is just as bad as today, urban violence is common, and multi-level security measures are needed to protect life and property.

There's an antigravity "beanstalk" that takes you from Earth to various manmade stations in orbit and to Luna. There is travel to other planets for colonization but it is mostly for the super rich, though there is one prison planet (LOL).

Good story and it's fun to relate it to things happening now (Friday insists on being paid in gold, LOL). Plus there's no shortage of sex, though there's nothing pornographic. The good writers can describe a 6-hour orgy in a few sentences without using any dirty words - and leave little doubt about who did what to whom.
 

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Endgame by Frank Brady

Not a book about economics.

"Bobby Fischer's Remarkable Rise and Fall"
 

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just finished when money dies by fergusson

starting jim rickards currency wars.
 

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I just finished reading "Patriots: Surviving the Coming Collapse" by James Wesely Rawles

I just got the first edition of his new book "Survivors: A Novel of the Coming Collapse". Gonna start that this week I highly recommend Patriots i'm sure most people here would enjoy it if they haven't already read it. I heard the Survivors is coming from a perspective of people in the crunch who werent exactly preppers beforehand, so it should be interesting.