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If you have time on your hands and you are an avid reader

#1 Post by fatboy » Mon Jul 06, 2020 3:46 pm

Try this....
Sapiens, a brief history of humankind by Yuval Noah Harari.
Utterly mind blowing, the description on the back cover reads
FIRE gave us power
FARMING made us hungry for more
MONEY gave us purpose
SCIENCE made us deadly

Astounding piece of literary work
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#2 Post by Falcopops » Mon Jul 06, 2020 7:30 pm

sounds like my kind of read, cheers

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#3 Post by fatboy » Wed Jul 08, 2020 6:23 pm

If you source a copy and read it,I guarantee you will be hooked.
There were many times when I had to put the book down just to give myself time to mentally digest what I had read, totally blown away.
Before I was halfway through the book I ordered a copy of the following book Homo Deus, a brief history of tomorrow, which I have heard is even more intense
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#4 Post by Viking » Mon Jul 13, 2020 12:12 pm

Ah. I've seen those in my favourite book store, even read the blurbs on the back and decided against buying them. Thanks for the recommendation.
It's the V-twin thing. There's just something about it that inline-4s don't have at all, and V-4s don't have enough of.

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#5 Post by fatboy » Wed Jul 15, 2020 6:11 pm

Buy them, read them, you will never view the world in the same way again
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#6 Post by Viking » Sat Jul 18, 2020 10:16 am

Found, and ordered!
Thanks!
It's the V-twin thing. There's just something about it that inline-4s don't have at all, and V-4s don't have enough of.

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