The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Why do we do the things that we are used to doing? If, so far, you have identified some of your bad habits, chances are it has slipped through your mind before. The Power of Habit answers that and explains through colourful range of examples how habits are embedded in our lives, how to change them and how to create... Continue Reading →

How to Fly a Horse by Kevin Ashton

Possibly the biggest difference between most Hollywood blockbuster movies and most European films [that I have seen] is that the blockbusters leave an impression like success, discoveries, scientific breakthroughs, creation of art - everything happens in a heartbeat. One day comes the idea and the next the execution. One day a man meets a woman... Continue Reading →

Magic Reality by Edvin Aedma [Estonian]

Despite that it's highly improbable that "Maagiline Reaalsus" will ever be translated, I feel a necessity to express my thoughts about it. Edvin writes short stories about kings, magicians, robots, bugs and several other characters and their adventures. Everything is very absurd and most plots are surprising, yet others don't seem to have a plot. The... Continue Reading →

The Power of Silence by Carlos Castaneda

Castaneda's writings have always fascinated me. It is like a portal to transcendence, or at least, a way into understanding ancient cultures and human nature. In his books he writes about his apprenticeship with nagual don Juan, a Yaqui Indian sorcerer. Don Juan is wise. I would say he is wiser than Joseph Campbell, but... Continue Reading →

The grand intro

Dear readers, This blog is not a manifestation. It is a beginning of taking action on a decision I took to read at least a book per week and analyze the content I have read. This is not a new year’s resolution, it is a synthesis of the need to share my thoughts and the desire to... Continue Reading →

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