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I enjoy economics, counterculture, freedom, comics, zines, and grassroots alternatives to corporate products/services.

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Edward S. Herman, Noam Chomsky: Manufacturing Consent (2002, Pantheon Books) 4 stars

In this pathbreaking work, Edward S. Herman and Noam Chomsky show that, contrary to the …

Review of 'Manufacturing Consent' on 'Goodreads'

3 stars

It is an engaging read, I wish there was some kind of academic project to see where we are at in 2019 and onwards with the data points brought up inside the book.

As others have noted the intellectuals, Chomsky & Herman, failed to illustrate an internal logic and thus have neither a theory or a working model for their ideas contained herein.

Nonetheless, they bring up a collection of interesting case studies and points. I hope someday this is developed into a working theory. Right now, I'd call it a conjecture.

Arthur C. Clarke: 2001: A Space Odyssey (Paperback, 2000, Penguin) 4 stars

On the Moon, an enigma is uncovered.

So great are the implications of this discovery …

Review of '2001: A Space Odyssey' on 'Goodreads'

5 stars

The book expands on the film, providing context and further supporting the theme and lessons of the larger story. It's a masterpiece, along with its sequels. Keep in mind that the sequels will act as though the story ended at Jupiter, but in this ambitious novel, the Odyssey goes beyond that, venturing all the way to Saturn with a more expanded drama, and delves into Dave Bowman's vision and the meaning of the Starchild.