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  • The Death of Humanity

  • And the Case for Life
  • By: Richard Weikart
  • Narrated by: Philip Benoit
  • Length: 11 hrs and 43 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 7
  • Performance
    5 out of 5 stars 6
  • Story
    5 out of 5 stars 6

Do you believe human life is inherently valuable? Unfortunately, in the secularized age of state-sanctioned euthanasia and abortion-on-demand, many are losing faith in the simple value of human life. To the disillusioned, human beings are a cosmic accident whose intrinsic value is worth no more than other animals. The Death of Humanity explores our culture's declining respect for the sanctity of human life drawing on philosophy and history to reveal the dark road ahead for society if we lose our faith.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Rich book

  • By Amazon Customer on 12-17-17

Rich book

Overall
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-17-17

A very rich book that explores many philosophical thoughts about value and meaning. However, it is clearly biased towards Christianity and provides handful of non convincing arguments against secularism.

  • Understanding Power

  • The Indispensable Chomsky
  • By: Noam Chomsky, Peter R. Mitchell (editor), John Schoeffel (editor)
  • Narrated by: Robin Bloodworth
  • Length: 22 hrs and 12 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 1,024
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 890
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 884

A major new collection from "arguably the most important intellectual alive" ( The New York Times). Noam Chomsky is universally accepted as one of the preeminent public intellectuals of the modern era. Over the past thirty years, broadly diverse audiences have gathered to attend his sold-out lectures. Now, in Understanding Power, Peter Mitchell and John Schoeffel have assembled the best of Chomsky's recent talks on the past, present, and future of the politics of power.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Current times demand you get this into your head.

  • By Senor Comatoso on 08-12-15

So enlightening!

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

Reviewed: 10-03-17

It covers so many topics. So enlightening! I liked the format of Q&A because you can listen anywhere in the book.

  • Change Your Brain, Change Your Life (Revised and Expanded)

  • The Breakthrough Program for Conquering Anxiety, Depression, Obsessiveness, Lack of Focus, Anger, and Memory Problems
  • By: Daniel G. Amen M.D.
  • Narrated by: Daniel G. Amen M.D.
  • Length: 16 hrs and 51 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 456
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 402
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 404

In this completely revised and updated edition of the breakthrough best seller, you'll see scientific evidence that your anxiety, depression, anger, obsessiveness, or impulsiveness could be related to how specific structures in your brain work. You're not stuck with the brain you're born with. Renowned neuropsychiatrist Dr. Daniel Amen includes cutting-edge research and the latest surprising, effective "brain prescriptions" that can help heal your brain and change your life.

  • 4 out of 5 stars
  • Repetitive - starts out much like an infomercial.

  • By Amazon Customer on 06-16-16

Much longer than it should be.

Overall
4 out of 5 stars
Story
3 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-24-16

Too much anecdotal evidence, has quite good health advices in general. Too much stories, although I enjoyed some of them :) as they gave me new perspectives.

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  • You Are Not So Smart

  • Why You Have Too Many Friends on Facebook, Why Your Memory Is Mostly Fiction, and 46 Other Ways You're Deluding Yourself
  • By: David McRaney
  • Narrated by: Don Hagen
  • Length: 8 hrs and 24 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4 out of 5 stars 3,402
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 2,972
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 2,961

An entertaining illumination of the stupid beliefs that make us feel wise. You believe you are a rational, logical being who sees the world as it really is, but journalist David McRaney is here to tell you that you're as deluded as the rest of us. But that's OK - delusions keep us sane. You Are Not So Smart is a celebration of self-delusion. It's like a psychology class, with all the boring parts taken out, and with no homework. Based on the popular blog of the same name, You Are Not So Smart collects more than 46 of the lies we tell ourselves everyday.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • It's official, I'm an idiot

  • By Christopher on 07-04-12

Excellent!

Overall
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-20-16

It is a personal paradigm shifter if you contemplate enough in the consequences of its content especially in your daily experiences, judgments and fights :)