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    I'm reading "The Art of Racing in the Rain" freaking hilarious and thought provoking too.


    Anybody else read it?
     
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    Enzo said. "I don't understand why people insist on pitting the concepts of evolution and creation against each other. Why can't they see that spiritualism and science are one? That bodies evolve and souls evolve and the universe is a fluid place that marries them both in a wonderful package called a human being. What's wrong with that idea?"



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    Sarah's Key!
     
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    Funny but the book I just started answers that question, "The Beginning of Infinity." And finished Derrick Jensen's "A Language Older than Words." Jensen's book touches on animal communication and how animals live in the world. Worth reading even where you disagree.

    David Deutsch's Home Page

    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Beginning-Infinity-Explanations-Transform-World/dp/0670022756/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8]Amazon.com: The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World (9780670022755): David Deutsch: Books[/ame]

    [ame=http://www.amazon.com/Language-Older-Than-Words/dp/1931498555/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8]Amazon.com: A Language Older Than Words (9781931498555): Derrick Jensen: Books[/ame]
     
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    I am reading "The story of Philosophy by Will Durant"
     
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    I have been reading the Marcus Didus Falco series by Lindsy Davis. Sort of Sam Spade in ancient Rome. the series runs from the year of the 4 emperors and is scheduled to end in 83. (Emperor Domitian had all folks like the hero fed to the lions that year) So far the series is up to 78. The mysteries are kind of lame, but the daily life parts of it are very interesting. Davis is female, so she concentrates just a little too much on clothes, jewelry and the domestic part of the story. But since that is also because that is the more important part of it too.

    Good bunch of books
     
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    I've finished Sarah's Key. Good read. I learned something I never knew before. The French,, yes, the French Police rounded up thousands of Jews and shipped them off to the death camps. And all the while we thought it was just the Nazis.





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    I did?

    Hilarious?

    The dog dies.
     
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    You do get that Enzo was a dog, right?
     
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    This would have been when the French were invaded by.... ummm... the Nazis, yea? Funny what people will do when they have a gun to their head.
     

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