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Mark Pellegrino

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Mark Ross Pellegrino is an American actor of film and television. He is best known for his work as Lucifer in Supernatural, Paul Bennett in Dexter, Jacob in Lost and as Bishop in Being Human.
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The Road
Cormac McCarthy - Mar 28, 2006
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The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive.A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when the snow falls it is gray. The sky is dark. Their destination is the coast, although they don't know what, ...
Mark Pellegrino
Oct 19, 2020
@Island_Aum I LOVE that book... (I love all father son stories) the dad is amazing in that book. Very scary though. Beware.      source
Apocalypse Never
Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All
Michael Shellenberger - Jun 30, 2020
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Michael Shellenberger has been fighting for a greener planet for decades. He helped save the world’s last unprotected redwoods. He co-created the predecessor to today’s Green New Deal. And he led a successful effort by climate scientists and activists to keep nuclear plants operating, preventing a spike of emissions.But in 2019, as some claimed “bi...
Mark Pellegrino
Aug 17, 2020
Book rec. A must read for anyone who cares about human flourishing and a healthy world.      source
David & Goliath
The explosive inside story of media bias in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Shraga Simmons - Jan 01, 2012
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David & Goliath is a gripping first-person narrative that reveals the roots of media bias in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Eleven years in the making, David & Goliath chronicles the "frontline" experiences of Shraga Simmons, a foremost expert on media bias and founding editor of HonestReporting. With drama and a biting edge, this book a compreh...
Mark Pellegrino
Jan 19, 2020
@twisted_words @TeresaRJ3 @capitalistparty @DailyRippleMag @debcameron60 @PhoenixTruths @JonasAfrend @DaveBall77 @gnvrbyd @AGTCnews @KnightofRue @alllibertynews @Ltdsoltd @yellowblacklp @DarwanD1 @SoniaGentili1 @ReginaGutgemann @teragramus @RRasgorshek @NadjaFriedel @rdlln @JRodrigues8014 @LPNational @PeterSchiff It also shows how indoctrinated their fan base is... speaking of which...a great book on the crazy, biased reporting on Israel: David and Goliath by Shraga Simmons.      source
When Nietzsche Wept
A Novel Of Obsession (P.S.)
Irvin D. Yalom - Mar 22, 2011 (first published in 1992)
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From bestselling author Irv Yalom comes a riveting blend of fact and fiction, a drama of love, fate, and will, played out agains the intellectual ferment of nineteenth-century Vienna on the eve of the birth of psychoanalysis.Friedrich Nietzsche, Europe's greatest philosopher ...Josef Breuer, one of the founding fathers of psychoanalysis ...a secret...
Mark Pellegrino
Sep 20, 2019
@TeresaRJ3 He was a bundle of contradictions... read: When Nietzsche Wept. Great book.      source
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The State of Humanity
Julian L. Simon - Jan 09, 1996 (first published in 1994)
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This book provides a comprehensive and balanced assessment of the state of the Earth and its inhabitants at the close of the twentieth century. More than fifty scholars from all over the world present new, concise and accessible accounts of the present state of humanity and the prospects for its social and natural environment. The subjects range fr...
Mark Pellegrino
Aug 02, 2019
@gnvrbyd @rickrepetti @rickballan @PrimateBri @platypusrex256 @LevelToPower @TeresaRJ3 @AynRand_is_Dead @wellsm8 @twisted_words @KeepItRealLuke @Musicfreak78 @lucidunity2 @angel_scoggins @TheMartyrSpeaks @MDSebach @_ad_libertatum_ @Anarchofree @_AuberonHerbert @comicalwagner @Harun07321327 @Anarchist_Rants @DuneSlaya @Mr_Abysmalyxia @SageThinker99 @HoundJuliet @LuciSoc @JohnFis87569576 @mwhi4321 @djpazzer @678GUY @RalphScenic @GeneKrupa18 @ProletariatRis1 @vrijomslachtig @anonbene5 @jeffreyatucker Basic economics is the Chicago school... part monetarist... it sane and easy to read. Try George Reisman: Capitalism. But you MUST read Julian Simon’s book The State of Humanity.      source
Philosophy
Who Needs It
Ayn Rand - Nov 01, 1984 (first published in 1982)
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This collection of essays was the last work planned by Ayn Rand before her death in 1982. In it, she summarizes her view of philosophy and deals with a broad spectrum of topics. According to Ayn Rand, the choice we make is not whether to have a philosophy, but which one to have: rational, conscious, and therefore practical; or contradictory, uniden...
Mark Pellegrino
Jun 27, 2019
@gnvrbyd @MDSebach @AynRand_is_Dead @rickballan @avidfilm @PhoenixTruths @SageThinker99 @Musicfreak78 @mwhi4321 @angel_scoggins @triadaxiom @TeresaRJ3 @PrimateBri @The_Real_BiM Not just sometimes. All the time. Rand wrote a great book on the topic entitled Philosophy Who NeedsIt. It demonstrates just how pervasive the influence of philosophy is over ALL aspects of life.      source
Sanford Meisner on Acting
Sanford Meisner - Jul 12, 1987
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This book, written in collaboration with Dennis Longwell, follows an acting class of eight men and eight women for fifteen months, beginning with the most rudimentary exercises and ending with affecting and polished scenes from contemporary American plays. Throughout these pages Meisner is delight--always empathizing with his students and urging th...
Mark Pellegrino
Dec 06, 2015
For all those who wanted my acting book recs. They are: Sanford Meisner On Acting and The Practical Handbook For The Actor.      source
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A Practical Handbook for the Actor
Melissa Bruder - Apr 12, 1986
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6 working actors describe their methods and philosophies of the theater. All have worked with playwright David Mamet at the Goodman Theater in Chicago....
Mark Pellegrino
Dec 06, 2015
For all those who wanted my acting book recs. They are: Sanford Meisner On Acting and The Practical Handbook For The Actor.      source
The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels
Alex Epstein - Nov 13, 2014
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A sure-to-be-controversial defense of the  fossil fuel industry Conventional wisdom says fossil fuels are an unsustainable form of energy that is destroying our planet. But Alex Epstein shows that if we look at the big picture, the much-hated fossil fuel industry is dramatically improving our planet by making it a far safer and richer place. The k...
Mark Pellegrino
Nov 27, 2014
Gods job on @DennisDMZ @AlexEpstein . Folks read his book 'the MORAL case for fossil fuels'      source