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    I'm reading this now... I read it 10 years back only so I could pass a class.

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    Greatest political science book of all time.
     
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    Candide, I read it every few years & never get tired of it.
     
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    I love the quotes...
     
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    I never get tired of As I Lay Dying, either.
     
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    I'm also reading this book - but it is total bullshit...

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    Read this for some interesting Sufi history:

    [ame]http://www.amazon.com/Mystical-Dimensions-Islam-Annemarie-Schimmel/dp/0807812714[/ame]
     
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    I have tons of books on history, politics, religion, business etc....

    I actually had political philosophy years ago but in an odd occurrence (letting my brother use my car) It came back to me....

    I was looking for my "political philosophy" book everywhere, then a random copy just ends up in my possession?

    What are the odds of that? especially since I love the book...

    I have plenty of books from Ayn Rand to Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung)..
     
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    How about Hannah Arendt? I discount Rand, Objectivism is SELFISHNESS, pure & simple.
     
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    I have one of Mao's "little red books"

    I collect communist (and national socialist Nazi) memorabilia ....

    I believe this stuff should be saved - especially the books so those in the future can understand.

    I'm totally into any books that came out of the USSR when Stalin was dictator, even propaganda news papers - Castro to boot..
     

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