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  • The Proper Care and Feeding of Marriage

  • By: Dr. Laura Schlessinger
  • Narrated by: Lily LoBianco, Dr. Laura Schlessinger
  • Length: 6 hrs and 37 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 447
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 271
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 265

Dr. Laura asserts that in order to produce and sustain a wonderfully satisfying marriage, spouses must recognize and appreciate the polarity between masculine and feminine. Both husband and wife have power in the relationship, and each needs to realize this in order to ensure personal satisfaction.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • great useable tips

  • By Gillian on 04-12-07

Dr. Laura solves marriage problems

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-22-11

Would you listen to The Proper Care and Feeding of Marriage again? Why?

Forget therapy or marriage counseling, just get this book. The overall key to making anyone's marriage become Great... is by doing your best to make your companion happy.
Dr. Laura's book has healed my marriage and my way of thinking. I hated my job and was not happy in my marriage. Overnight I had a change in attitude and that changed everything. I have the same job and same wife but I am happy now. Highly reccomend to every married couple.

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  • God Is Not Great

  • How Religion Poisons Everything
  • By: Christopher Hitchens
  • Narrated by: Christopher Hitchens
  • Length: 8 hrs and 45 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 7,552
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,858
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 5,795

In the tradition of Bertrand Russell's Why I Am Not a Christian and Sam Harris' recent best-seller, The End of Faith, Christopher Hitchens makes the ultimate case against religion. With a close and erudite reading of the major religious texts, he documents the ways in which religion is a man-made wish, a cause of dangerous sexual repression, and a distortion of our origins in the cosmos.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • ...Though Hitchens Is!

  • By Ben Capozzi on 11-13-11

The world is a dark place, not much positive.

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1 out of 5 stars
Performance
1 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-26-11

I am Agnostic. I can agree with a lot in this book, however the author continues to claim that "religion poisons everything" yet he will attend his friends religious celebrations (such as a barmitzva), why would he do so if religion poisions everything. I don't beieve religion poisons everything. He does not mention the good things religion adds to society. I don't know if their is a God or not. I tend to believe in some sort of intelligent design. Take the Honey bee for example, each honey bee at birth seems to know how to make a complex honeycomb house (beehive) that we humans have borrowed that design to build modern aircraft core. How does the bee know how to do this? I think that it was designed that way or otherwise enscribed in its DNA. The author argues that we as humans are Not Great either. He protests that the human eye is very simple, and not complex compare to say an eagles' eye. I disagree on that also. An eagle may be able to spot something far away, but the overall combination of functions in the human body (including the human eye) have taken us to heights the eagle will never reach. The author focuses on the negative and claims that Atheism will make one happier. This is not the approach humanity should take to better the human condition. While we should rely on science we cannot rely on it wholly because our knowledge is ever changing and never perfect. We should be balanced between science and hope of something bigger than us, something that may be unseen with the human eye but perhaps felt in our hearts. I give the book one star do to the topic being very important yet the author failing to deliver a balanced portrayal of religion. The author also slurs his speach. He has a tendancy to speak loud and clear at the beginning of his sentance than drops of to a quiet mutter at the last few words. That makes him sound sophisticated but compromises the clarity.

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