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John Marwood Cleese is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He achieved success at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe and as a scriptwriter and performer on The Frost Report.
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A Doctor Explores What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about Life and Beyond
Bruce Greyson - Mar 02, 2021
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The world's leading expert on near-death experiences reveals his journey toward rethinking the nature of death, life, and the continuity of consciousness.Cases of remarkable experiences on the threshold of death have been reported since ancient times, and are described today by 10% of people whose hearts stop. The medical world has generally ignore...
John Cleese
Mar 02, 2021
Happy publication day to @BruceGreyson! His book, AFTER, is the culmination of almost half a century of scientific research about near-death experiences. Bruce will help you rethink the nature of life, death, and the continuity of consciousness.      source
The Master and His Emissary
The Divided Brain and the Making of the Western World
Iain McGilchrist - Mar 25, 2019 (first published in 2009)
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Why is the brain divided? The difference between right & left hemispheres has been puzzled over for centuries. In a book of unprecedented scope, McGilchrist draws on a vast body of recent brain research, illustrated with case histories, to reveal that the difference is profound—not just this or that function, but two whole, coherent, but incompatib...
John Cleese
Feb 15, 2021
I had some Zoom chats recently with Dr. Iain McGilchrist, who wrote the most interesting book I have ever read. I think some of my twits might enjoy them. Here’s the first. For the full clip, click here:      source
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Assholes
A Theory
Aaron James - Apr 22, 2014 (first published in 2012)
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The perfect graduation gift for every young adult entering the real world. In the New York Times bestseller Nick Hornby calls "helpful, stimulating, and very timely" (The Believer), philosopher Aaron James presents a theory of the asshole that is both intellectually provocative and existentially necessary. What does it mean for someone to be an ass...
John Cleese
Oct 22, 2019
I have already recommended the book " Assholes " by the philosopher Aaron James His description of how an Asshole reacts when his bloated sense of entitlement is challenged, is a perfect description of Trump's current behaviour      source