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Original Essays | September 18, 2014

Lin Enger: IMG Knowing vs. Knowing



On a hot July evening years ago, my Toyota Tercel overheated on a flat stretch of highway north of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. A steam geyser shot up from... Continue »

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Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant by Daniel Tammet
Born on a Blue Day: Inside the Extraordinary Mind of an Autistic Savant

adeleye, February 16, 2007

I thought autism was a disease or at best a disadvantage, but Tammets' story makes you unsure what's the difference between gifted and disabled. Less than a hairline if you ask me.
After reading Tammet's story, I realize that I have no "weaknesses" or "gifts". Just attitude and support - or the lack of it.
A very touching story
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The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud: A Novel by Julia Navarro
The Brotherhood of the Holy Shroud: A Novel

adeleye, January 16, 2007

Like the Da Vin ci Code and others in the genre, The Brotherhood of the Holy shroud extends the history of the Christian faith to the present in a twist of fiction, creativity and truth?

Truely imaginative, scary.
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Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking

adeleye, December 1, 2006

Except for the author's artistic and powerful presentation of the subject, the concept of "thinking without thinking" would at best be considered unreasonable and a pure waste of time. It's not such an easy read but Gladwell still managed to put forth this frontier breaking concept clearly enough for us to begin understanding the next level of intelligence and existence of man.

If you who can percieve the prophetic nature of Asimov's "Robots", you will also appreciate how much bearing Gladwell's concept of "thinkning without thinking" will have on the future of Man.
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Superman Returns: Special Edition (Widescreen)
Superman Returns: Special Edition (Widescreen)

adeleye, December 1, 2006

Singer again finds the child in all of us. He artfully brings deep seated longing for invincibility and heroic prowess into tangible real life colors. Great!
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Rain Village by Carolyn Turgeon
Rain Village

adeleye, December 1, 2006

A true tale of the good the bad and the ugly...

A good girl "physically disadvantaged" in a bad world of paternal abuse and vain materialism. A huge drop of good in the form of a mentor and confidant, wiped out too soon by the very ugly side of the good...

Sometimes life hands you a lemon, but you are strong, you learn to make lemonade, get rich and popular! What ever you do, dont let on that you were handed a lemon, it's still ugly.
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