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The Final Year | Review

March 26, 2018


The Final Year. Magnolia Pictures, 2017 “History doesn’t move in a straight line. It zigs and zags. Sometimes goes forward, sometimes moves back. Sideways.” – Barack Obama REVIEW Overall, not a great documentary. I didn’t find it terribly “compelling” or “irresistible” or “deeply moving.” There was considerable attention given to the Obama Administration’s foreign policies […]

The Hacking of the American Mind | Reflections & Notes

March 23, 2018


Robert Lustig. The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Takeover of Our Bodies and Brains. Avery, 2017. (344 pages) REFLECTIONS The well-marketed title of this book is a bit of hypocritical irony. The tone of the phrase “The Hacking of the American Mind” causes our fear centers to be activated, as if […]

Unshakeable | Notes

March 20, 2018


Tony Robbins. Unshakeable: Your Financial Freedom Playbook. Simon & Schuster, 2017. (231 pages) [Disclaimer]: Past results do not guarantee future performance. Waste no more time arguing about what a good man should be. Be one. – Marcus Aurelius Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as […]