Mayte Michelle Rodriguez is an American actress. Her breakout role as a troubled boxer in the independent film Girlfight was met with critical acclaim and earned her several awards, including the Independent Spirit Award and Gotham Award for Best Debut Performance.
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Discover the relationship between beauty and science with A Beautiful Question. Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek guides you through the ages, from Plato to the present, exploring how the pursuit of beauty has shaped scientific discovery. As Wilczek takes you to the edge of knowledge, you’ll witness the thrilling synthesis between beauty and truth in a gorgeously illustrated and mind-shifting book. This is a dazzling and accessible work from one of our best thinkers that will leave you feeling enlightened and in awe of the world around us.
Listening to A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature's Deep Design by Frank Wilczek via @audiobooksn What a wonderful book, such a unique view, a logical open minded look at the contemplations of the ancients, so refreshing📜✨ – source
Explore the mind-bending effects of mescalin as Aldous Huxley takes readers on a personal journey through 'The Doors of Perception' and its sequel 'Heaven and Hell', detailing his experience with the psychedelic substance in 1953.
Aldous Huxley on Technodictators via @YouTube ‘Doors of Perception’ is a great book entry level to hallucinogenics – source
Discover the inner workings of Harvard Business School, one of our most influential capitalist institutions, in this riveting and timely intellectual history from bestselling author Duff McDonald. While a Harvard degree guarantees respect, an HBS degree is the "golden passport to life in the upper class." Yet, despite the enormous success of HBS, it has failed to meet the goals of its founders to create socially constructive leaders. McDonald explores the dynamics of this exclusive club and important questions about HBS's role in the moral failings of Western capitalism. A must-read for anyone curious about the shape of our society and our lives.
Here’s a great book to read on clubs tribes &the foundations of economic subterfuge in good old America – source
This thought-provoking book delves into the future of humanity and our quest to upgrade humans into gods. Harari explains how, over the past century, humankind has managed to solve famine, plague, and war, making them manageable challenges. Now, as gods of planet earth, what destinies will we set ourselves? From creating artificial life to overcoming death, this book explores the projects, dreams, and nightmares that will shape the twenty-first century. Harari maps out our future with the same insight and clarity that made his previous book an international hit.
After reading the wonderful book ‘Homodeus’, I’ve come to one conclusion... Mankind & Humanity don’t mix. Blame it on ‘The Tyranny of The Unquantifiable’😏 there’s irony in there somewhere I’m sure... – source
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