The Left Hand of Darkness * Ursula Le Guin

From the Archives of Hain. Transcript of Ansible Document 01-01101-934-2-Gethen: To the Stabile on Ollul: Report from Genly Ai, First Mobile on Gethen/Winter, Hainish Cycle 93, Ekumenical Year 1490–97. Of Ursula Le Guin’s Trio of Masterpieces—The Earthsea series (1968–2001), The Dispossessed (1974) and The Left Hand of Darkness (1969)—it is the latter which guards itsContinue reading “The Left Hand of Darkness * Ursula Le Guin”

Harvest Home by Tom Tryon (1973)

Let me tell you I haven’t heard of Tom Tryon before this book and also had no idea that this book is over 40 years old! I had it in audiobook format for a very long drive and I literally thought it was written last year. There were only a few clues about the yearContinue reading “Harvest Home by Tom Tryon (1973)”

Did you wonder what is wrong with the world? * Atlas Shrugged – John’s speech.

Still reading Atlas Shrugged (been about two months now) and I came across this part of John Gault’s speech. Close to the finish now but I still don’t want this book to end… “Did you wonder what is wrong with the world? You are now seeing the climax of the creed of the uncaused andContinue reading “Did you wonder what is wrong with the world? * Atlas Shrugged – John’s speech.”

Atlas Shrugged * The crying song of the people * Excerpt

This is what happens when inept people rule the country and prioritize budgeting for friends and luxury rather than food and subsistence and jobs: “Soybeans make an excellent substitute for bread, meat, cereals and coffee-and if all of us were compelled to adopt soybeans as our staple diet, it would solve the national food crisisContinue reading “Atlas Shrugged * The crying song of the people * Excerpt”

Book Review – Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes

If you’re looking for a book that will keep you up past bed time, read Into The Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes. It’s darker than You – Caroline Kepnes Book Review and I think it got some influences from Rose Madder * Stephen King (you’ll know why if you read it). It’s definitely a book to be added to BooksContinue reading “Book Review – Into the Darkest Corner by Elizabeth Haynes”

Socialization and is it all that important?

Socialization is extremely critical for human beings, without it life would be dull. In 1938 it was an unfortunate but true case study of this.  A girl named Anna was born to a mentally impaired woman that lived with her father. She was sent countless of places but was then returned home due to financialContinue reading “Socialization and is it all that important?”

Instant Fact: How To Get The Truth Out of Anyone!

In an ideal society there would be no need for lies. But we live in a world of deception. And whether you want to play or not, you’re in the game. The question is, do you want to win? Compiled By: John J. Webster I. Signs of Deception Once you realize that you’re being liedContinue reading “Instant Fact: How To Get The Truth Out of Anyone!”

How past experiences affect your life

Without the interaction of other people an individual can’t develop a personality. Sociologist Herbert Mead developed a theory known as social behaviorism, which helped explained why past social experiences help form an individuals’ personality. Mead did not believe that personality was developed by drives or biologically, but more on terms socially.  He stated that theContinue reading “How past experiences affect your life”