Something dawned on me last night — I have not read nearly enough since I have finished school. At first it was a nice break from the endless readings, I thought watching documentaries would be a nice change so in one weekend I watched all of the available documentaries on Shaw on Demand plus a few randoms I found online. Watching the documentaries however only made me want to read more about to the topics discussed. Apparently my mind is never quite satisfied, and thus I went to the book store today and picked out some selections I thought might be interesting to read. Further to that, I thought it might be an idea to start reviewing — more so reflecting on — what I read for all the e-world to read. Hopefully these new finds will suffice and occupy my mind just enough.

Be looking for my upcoming “reviews” on the classic Sun Tzu’s The Art of War and Francis Bacon’s Of Empire and a recent New York Times Bestseller Daniel Dennett’s Breaking the Spell.

Why did I choose these specific books? Well, throughout university I always had profs reference Sun Tzu but I never actually read his entire piece, so what better time. In first year history I read Francis Bacon’s New Atlantis, which I enjoyed, so I figured why not read something else by him and Breaking the Spell addresses religion as a phenomenon which just sounds interesting to me.

Read not to contradict and confute; nor to believe and take for granted; nor to find talk and discourse; but to weigh and consider.

More sweet tunes:
Brand New –  Gasoline
Guillemots – Sea Out
The Arkells – No Champagne Socialist
Bullet for my Valentine – Bittersweet Memories
Bayside – Don’t Call me Peanut

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