This is one of the most important book that had read.... I read many....
With a broad spectrum of topic, the author systematically deconstructed the force behind human and social behavior that shape our society today. Truly is a classic...
The Emily Dickinson verse, at the end, is an exquisite touch.
If there ever be a missing point in the book, it would be a discussion of modern society self-destructive/unsustainable path.
I had been aggressively save for my retirement in my late 20s. Experimenting with several way to improve the portfolio with not so successful result, now in my 40s, I certainly can related to many idea and follies the author had mentioned in his book.
I found this book to be empirical, practical, and informative. Strongly recommended for anyone who serious about saving for retirement,
A very comprehensive account of state of nations. Read this to cut to the core of issues and to find the clarity of rational thining. Strongly recommended.
As a technology professional, I found this book to one of the more important books I had read (Steven Pinker, Malcolm Gladwell, Nassim Taleb). It provides an extrapolation of the speed, the pattern, and the vision of humanity future (albeit not a good one).
I will take the blue pill...
As an Asian-American with Chinese heritage, I surely touched by this insightful "sea-people" author. He had expertly exposed the spyche of the Asian race. Our oppressive desire to be respected/expressive is constantly tampered by the practical reality of external constrains. IE, as an Asian in America or as a Chinese/Vietnamese in a communist regime. Well done... Thank you.
In audio format, however, it is hard to visually related to the mentioned locality/demographically. Hope your written book include some of that.Spell checkResume Words: 84 | Characters: 521
I own BX stock (not an emplyee), thus, this book presents a special personal interest -- read it twice.
It provides fascinating detail into the deals and the people behind them.
With an abundant pool of interlectual and capital, Blackstone is the contender to be the next great financial institute.
A childdish, drawed-out, disconnected plot that leaving you scratching your head. By the 8th hour, stop listening and deleted it from my collection. What's a waste of time and money
An excellent guide to understand the modern American minds. Add a dose of human compassionate and intuitiative moral compass... Enlightement
the book is full of interesting facts and causal details. There is nothing really applicable in today's state of the world.
It is a tremendous read... 20+ hours.
The reward is one of the greatest story of a true gentlemen founder of this great nation.
Put thing in social/historical perspective, it is fascinating to see how the foundation of our democracy are shaped by men of extraordinary intellect, wisdom whose also plague with ordinary emotional angst.
The last chapter devoted to Elizabeth Hamilton was a very nice touch. Truly an exceptional woman of equal status.
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