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Mitchell

Lehi, Utah, United States
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Screwball audiobook cover art

Fun story. Aweful history.

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 08-06-19

Also a bit vulgar. Entertaining, but distorted. Would love the real story. Great voice actor though.

In the Kingdom of Ice audiobook cover art

Couldn't Put It Down

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 10-08-17

An incredible story! The author brought each character to life and I felt totally immersed in the plot. The narrator was excellent. I loved this book.

The Passions: Philosophy and the Intelligence of Emotions audiobook cover art

A series of non-evidenced assertions

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2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-02-17

After listening for an hour and a half, the professor has yet to try to cite any kind of evidence of his main thesis. Some of what he asserts seems trivially true, but some really does cry out for scientific validation. However, the author instead cites counter-examples, then rationalizes them away. It feels like one logical fallacy after another, topped by No-True-Scottsman. That is, only emotions that fit into his framework are "real" emotions.

Less assertion and explanation and more evidence please.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful

The Roman Way audiobook cover art

Surprising accessible

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-07-17

Though I love the topic of Rome. I often find that historians make it rather boring. Edith made it fascinating.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful

A World Undone audiobook cover art

Fascinating and accessible

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 03-26-15

No prior knowledge of the cultural string is required due to meyer's alternating of background and content chapters

Charlemagne audiobook cover art

A little tacky. More about the man than the legacy

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3 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-12

The performance is rather tacky. Quotes are played in reverb and dramatic enunciation.

The story itself is mostly about the man, leaving you to wonder why exactly he's so famous. I wish it had focused more about his overall place in history than on when he went were and what he thought of his daughters and his favorite monk etc.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Nonsense on Stilts audiobook cover art

One long rant

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3 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
Story
2 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 07-09-12

The first two chapters were extremely compelling as they are a well thought critic on the nature of science and knowledge.

From there is quickly devolves into a collection of aggravating experiences the author has experienced and punching obvious targets. We all know what to think about UFOs and astrology, how about picking something more controversial like alternative medicine or cold fusion, or perpetual motion variants? I was hoping for more analysis and less rant.

0 of 2 people found this review helpful