Listening to a Warhammer audiobook again

After reading Horus Rising (actually gave it a 1* on goodreads; go figure), I had to admit to really not liking Warhammer 40k books. Lots of general 40K universe feeling, but not much or even barely any real story Today I read a quote that about sums it up.. Quite a few Warhammer books are to beContinue reading “Listening to a Warhammer audiobook again”

A quote from The Schopenhauer Cure

That man had a little problem with women 🙂 In old age, reminiscing about his parents, Schopenhauer wrote: Most men allow themselves to be seduced by a beautiful face…. nature induces women to display all at once the whole of their brilliance…and to make a “sensation”…but nature conceals the many evils [women] entail, such asContinue reading “A quote from The Schopenhauer Cure”

On being knowledgeable about life versus living

A quote from “Trust Me, I’m Lying: Confessions of a Media Manipulator”. Quote by Paul Lazarsfeld and Robert Merton :    The interested and informed citizen can congratulate himself on his lofty state of interest and information and neglect to see that he has abstained from decision and action. In short, he takes his secondaryContinue reading “On being knowledgeable about life versus living”

Finished Bleeding Hearts by Ian Rankin

(finished it yesterday night actually. A bit later to sleep than I’d planned but who here can put down those last 30 pages of a good book?) She had just over three hours to live, and I was sipping grapefruit juice and tonic in the hotel bar. It was probably the grapefruit & tonic, butContinue reading “Finished Bleeding Hearts by Ian Rankin”