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Antonio García Martínez

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Antonio García Martínez is an American New York Times best-selling author and tech entrepreneur. He is a former product manager for Facebook, the CEO-founder of AdGrok, and a former quantitative analyst for Goldman Sachs.
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How the Christian Revolution Remade the World
Tom Holland - Oct 29, 2019
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A "marvelous" (Economist) account of how the Christian Revolution forged the Western imagination Crucifixion, the Romans believed, was the worst fate imaginable, a punishment reserved for slaves. How astonishing it was, then, that people should have come to believe that one particular victim of crucifixion-an obscure provincial by the name of Jesus...
Antonio García Martínez
Aug 07, 2021
Just had a wide-ranging conversation with one of the current gods in my intellectual pantheon: @holland_tom. It's the most free-wheeling and interesting interview I've ever done. Can't wait to put it on Pull Request. In the meantime, read Tom's book!      source
Orality and Literacy
30th Anniversary Edition (New Accents)
Walter J. Ong - Nov 01, 2012 (first published in 1982)
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Walter J. Ong s classic work provides a fascinating insight into the social effects of oral, written, printed and electronic technologies, and their impact on philosophical, theological, scientific and literary thought.This thirtieth anniversary edition coinciding with Ong s centenary year reproduces his best-known and most influential book in full...
Antonio García Martínez
Feb 16, 2021
This is a wonderful book, and much more cogent than the McLuhan version ('Gutenberg Galaxy'). Written by a Jesuit priest no less....but he captured the fundamental oral/textual divide like nothing else.      source
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An Anxious Age
The Post-Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of America
Joseph Bottum - Feb 11, 2014 (first published in 2010)
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We live in a profoundly spiritual age, but not in any good way. Huge swaths of American culture are driven by manic spiritual anxiety and relentless supernatural worry. Radicals and traditionalists, liberals and conservatives, together with politicians, artists, environmentalists, followers of food fads, and the chattering classes of television com...