The Art of War

The Art of War The Art of War is one of those books that is a must read and so I read it. From references to Sun Tzu's words used in movies and elsewhere it seemed like my life would be incomplete without it. It's an oft quoted source for businessmen and warmongers. I learned that a good general is one whose whereabouts are ever-changing so that he is deemed unpredictable. I learned that using fire is advantageous particularly as it's an ideal time to attack the enemy. Also, it is best to tell your troops that they are going to die as they will then likely succeed due to the 'let's go and take out as many of them' attitude that results in being told that they are doomed. It's also important

Astrophysics for People in a Hurry

Neil deGrasse Tyson has a way with words that make this book entertaining and witty as well as informative, awe inspiring, and thought provoking. The information contains everything from quarks and black matter to the insignificance of humanity in a vast universe. The formulas given at the beginning of the book challenge the brain to try to keep track of it all but it all necessitates the understanding of astrophysics. Historical references that include word origins and the knowledge of the minds of great thinkers also make this book more than just a reference book but a story of our past, present, and future in the universe. <a href="

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