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Alexander Honnold is an American rock climber best known for his free solo ascents of big walls. His accomplishment of free soloing El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park, is regarded as one of the greatest athletic achievements of all time.
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Adventures in the Science of Fear
Eva Holland - Apr 14, 2020
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Award-winning long-form journalist Eva Holland had always felt that her deepest fear was the death of a loved one. When her mother suddenly passes away, shes sent spiraling into an odyssey of confronting fear itself. Along with investigating the science of fear, Holland uses herself as a test subject, jumping out of airplanes, rock climbing, and de...
Alex Honnold
Apr 21, 2020
I really enjoyed the book, for what that's worth. Read an advance version and thoroughly enjoyed.     source
A People's History of the United States
Howard Zinn - Nov 17, 2015 (first published in 1980)
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"A wonderful, splendid book--a book that should be ready by every American, student or otherwise, who wants to understand his country, its true history, and its hope for the future." --Howard FastWith a new introduction by Anthony Arnove, this edition of the classic national bestseller chronicles American history from the bottom up, throwing out th...
Alex Honnold
Totally changed the way I look at politics.     source
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Sacred Economics
Money, Gift, and Society in the Age of Transition
Charles Eisenstein - Jul 12, 2011
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Sacred Economics traces the history of money from ancient gift economies to modern capitalism, revealing how the money system has contributed to alienation, competition, and scarcity, destroyed community, and necessitated endless growth. Today, these trends have reached their extreme—but in the wake of their collapse, we may find great opportunity ...
Alex Honnold
Totally changed the way I looked at economics.     source