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Review: ‘Brand Luther’

Brand Luther: How an Unheralded Monk Turned His Small Town into a Center of Publishing, Made Himself the Most Famous Man in Europe–and Started the Protestant Reformation (2015) 400 pages $20.00 https://www.amazon.com/Brand-Luther-Unheralded-Europe-Reformation/dp/1594204969 The original subtitle of this book was much shorter: Brand … Continue reading

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Neil Postman, Technopoly, and Amusing Ourselves to Death

“The Technopoly story is without a moral center. It puts in its place efficiency, interest, and economic advance. It promises heaven on earth through the conveniences of technological progress. It casts aside all traditional narratives and symbols that suggest stability and orderliness, and tells, instead, of a life of skills, technical expertise, and the ecstasy of consumption.” ~ Neil Postman, “Technopoly” Continue reading

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Book TV: Benjamin Wiker “10 Books That Screwed Up the World”

WARNING: This is not a typical conservative-lite sell-quick book, such as comes from very famous folks. It is a thoughtful reading of the great conservative texts, where I act as a kind of mediator, helping the reader to understand the authors’ most important points, and tying together the great themes found in all these conservative classics. Here they are, in order of appearance: Aristotle, The Politics, …
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Google and Amazon: An Author’s Business Partners in the New Digital Age

According to Wikipedia, “Google runs over one million servers in data centers around the world, and processes over one billion search requests and about twenty-four petabytes of user-generated data every day’” while Amazon is “America’s largest online retailer”. The publishing … Continue reading

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