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The Life of John D. Rockefeller, Sr.
by Ron Chernow (Mar 30, 2004)
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John D. Rockefeller, Sr.--history's first billionaire and the patriarch of America's most famous dynasty--is an icon whose true nature has eluded three generations of historians. Now Ron Chernow, the National Book Award-winning biographer of the Morgan and Warburg banking families, gives us a history of the mogul "etched with uncommon objectivity a...
Adam Townsend
Nov 24, 2019
@Sociopathlete Great book     source
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The Vision of the Anointed
Self-Congratulation as a Basis for Social Policy
by Thomas Sowell (Jun 28, 1996)
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Thomas Sowell's provocative critique of liberalism's failures The Vision of the Anointed is a devastating critique of the mind-set behind the failed social policies of the past thirty years. Thomas Sowell sees what has happened not as a series of isolated mistakes but as a logical consequence of a vision whose defects have led to disasters in educa...
Adam Townsend
Nov 24, 2019
@JackPosobiec I just finished reading Sowell's Vision of the Anointed yesterday morning. Amazing book     source
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Thinking, Fast and Slow
by Daniel Kahneman (Apr 02, 2013)
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In the highly anticipated Thinking, Fast and Slow, Kahneman takes us on a groundbreaking tour of the mind and explains the two systems that drive the way we think. System 1 is fast, intuitive, and emotional; System 2 is slower, more deliberative, and more logical. Kahneman exposes the extraordinary capabilities—and also the faults and biases—of fas...
Adam Townsend
Jan 07, 2020
@echo_chamberz Read the book, it's great. PDFs are online     source