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Whats in your library ?

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posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:07 PM
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I believe books would fall under Education and Media.
I also think most ATS members read.
Do most believe that because someone owns or reads a book that that person accepts and believes the author.
I'm not talking about fictional books. And just because a book is listed as non fiction do you accept the book as fact.
Can people judge you by what you read ?
Than judge me. Then tell what you read.

King James Bible
The Art of war by Sun Tzu
The Law by Frederic Bastiat.........Highly recommended by Ron Paul,for those who really listen to him.
Propaganda by Edward Bernays...considered the father of Public relations
The Complete Books of Charle Fort

Just a few from my collection........ So whats in your library ?




posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:16 PM
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1984
Lord of the flys
Something wicked this way comes
The Chronicles of Thomas Covenant


Too many actually,and I have ALL of the ones you have.....

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posted on May, 5 2012 @ 12:28 PM
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- at least 1 version of most so-called sacred books and the versions that didn't make it (you know: know you enemy)
- quite some texts on zen-buddhism (which are the best way not to get enlightened if you confuse reading those with the real thing)
- howard zinn
- the collected works of Michel de Montagne
- chomsky, chomsky and did i mention chomsky
- pierre bourdieu and c.w. mills (can't help it, i'm a sociologist)
- heaps of texts by the founding fathers, including some documents that nowadays found a new application: to wipe corporations' asses
- as much reports by the rockefeller, trilateral, pnac and other fascist think tanks as i can find
- how to grow your own shrooms and grass (just because i'm curious, of course)
- all legal texts there are on how to deal with abuse by the state and the police (you know, in order to make sure that i'll get arrested because i dare to ask what cause there is)
- john irving (because i love a story in a story in a story and if by accident a blowjob can be delivered in a car or women dress like bears, I'm in for it)
- some novels by Claudel, a french guy (because he can make me feel so sad in a few words)
- Hannah Arendt on why the Nazis were possible (because I like to be reminded to the fact that it's happening again)
shall I go on? I got the big version of the ipad so I can have all 3000 titles at once on that piece of hardware


and, yep, you can tell about someone by looking at the library. Why do you think FBI is interested in what's on your library card? :-)



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:28 PM
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I just noticed your signature

I have a library of a few thousand volumes (perhaps 1/4 of all I've ever owned is left, had to sell for lack of space)

Mostly natural sciences /anatomy / botany / zoology
About every survival book ever printed before 2000.'
History: Military history / world /regional and many Civil war.
Art history
Fiction - Tolkien / Phillip K Dick / Asimov / Frank Herbert / Robert Heinlein

I love books! What else can I say?



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:31 PM
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The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn.
1001 Arabian Nights
Raselas, Prince of Abyssinia
Histories of Herodotus
various books that were ultimately included in the compilation called the Bible; the Bible apparently being some type of greatest Hits mix tape of ancient literature.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:47 PM
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Hunger Games
@ 500 paperbacks
Encycopedia Britannica
Fiction ranging from Tinker, Taylor, Soldier, Spy to everything Ian Fleming wrote.
Sci-Fi
Heilein to Clark
Anything zombie
Political thrillers


Books, real books. No e-books.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:48 PM
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and, yep, you can tell about someone by looking at the library. Why do you think FBI is interested in what's on your library card? :-)


I guess that is why most refuse to respond to my post. (sorry)
Reading a non-fiction book does not mean one accepts it.
Banning and burning books clearly gives a book more credibility.
I just trying to expand my knowledge by what others have to offer.
I may choose to read what others offer, that does not mean I totally accept and believe it.
My post is offered for knowledge , debate and discussion, isn't that why we come here ?



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:54 PM
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I own;
- The Rock Of The Gibraltarians
- Gibraltar The Making Of A People
- Gibraltar And It's People
- The History Of Spain
- The Secret Teachings Of All Ages
- 1001 Arabian Nights
- The Godfather
- The Sicilian
- Omerta
- Capo
- The Prince
- The Ninja
- The Miko
- SS-GB
- Nemesis
- Mother, Son And The Holy Ghost



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:54 PM
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Top row, lots of UFO/remote viewing/ psychic books. Second row lots of "true" stories. - Papillon, Angela's Ashes, Alive, Nazi holocaust/Warsaw Ghetto/War memoirs etc. Next row, some Stephen King, Reader's Digest nature books, Terry Pratchett, more war paperbacks. Bottom row, Tolkien, Harry Potter, etc for the kids.

But I have a kindle now and about 4000 books for that. Just reading what catches my eye/mind on the first page or so. Started and have NOT finished hundreds of books by that method so far.

Still preferring the memoir type storyline, though did enjoy Little Lord Fauntleroy couple of weeks ago. He was a nice wee lad.
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posted on May, 5 2012 @ 01:56 PM
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Books, real books. No e-books.


Like records, tapes and CD's real books will become extinct all we will have is the internet and e-books, and should we suffer any major disaster, oh well nothing to read. Better save all your books!!!!!!!!!!



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 02:04 PM
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are u by any chance a hardcore zappa fan? if you are, can u send me an u2u?



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 02:05 PM
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if you have an epub reader and you're interested in getting the full list, I might find a way to produce that list for you



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 02:08 PM
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no offense
did you read a book on an iPad yet?

if you're a sucker for books and travel a lot like i am dong, i can assure you it's a great pleasure not to have to carry an extra bag.

i hear a lot of my book loving friends making the same comment, until they actually start using it

the weird thing however is that my book, that will appear in september, will be a paper version only (and unless you read dutch, will be utterly useless to you)

take care
read, whatever format you prefer



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 02:11 PM
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i was about to say "well (an act of sexual nature) them FBI people"
but that would be slightly dishonest.
i do a lot of writing and public speaking myself
and, although I'm known as "that guy who says the stuff we never hear" (in the field of media and technology)
i have to confess that i'm censoring myself. I hate myself for doing so.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 02:12 PM
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Not really a Library, but a few faves from the collection

Jon Ronson, - The Psychopath test
Music Theory for Dummies
The Law of Success - Napoleon Hill
Scorn - Matthew Parris



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 02:17 PM
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Originally posted by NeverSleepingEyes
reply to post by beezzer
 


no offense
did you read a book on an iPad yet?

if you're a sucker for books and travel a lot like i am dong, i can assure you it's a great pleasure not to have to carry an extra bag.

i hear a lot of my book loving friends making the same comment, until they actually start using it

the weird thing however is that my book, that will appear in september, will be a paper version only (and unless you read dutch, will be utterly useless to you)

take care
read, whatever format you prefer


I'm old-school. Plus, if the poo ever does hit the fan, e-readers will be as useful as diet salad dressing at Michael Moore's house.

But I would always encourage reading in any shape, way, or form.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 06:44 PM
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Mostly science fiction, fantasy with dragons and stuff, paranormal, ufo/aliens and other books.



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 10:57 PM
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Pedagogy of the oppressed
everything by Jorges Luis Borges
plumbing, electrical and carpentry textbooks
a lot of other stuff



posted on May, 5 2012 @ 11:59 PM
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Several Anne Rice novels,
A bunch of Sylvia Brown books,
The Celestine Prophecy,
6 personally autographed books,
The Hobbit,
Webster dictionary,
A Thesaurus,
An old Tools & techniques book.
A phone book...

*looks at bookshelf*

And a lot of junk....
2nd shelf is full of paint brushes/paints
bottom shelf has a bunch of my daughters school papers scattered and overflowing onto the floor.....
*grumble*




I lost most of my books several years ago in a fire.
And several moves later, I pretty much gave up on collecting them.
I had complete sets of Piers Anthony books, Incarnations of immortality and the Xanth series, at least most of them. Had a personally autographed Piers Anthony book sticker too, but my kids got a hold of it and trashed it

All of my old d&d books. My psychic and esp collection is pretty much gone.
Had everything from astrology to tarot....a lot of aura and healing books, etc etc

And a really good book called A Canticle for Lebowitz....

That book always made me feel dusty..



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posted on May, 6 2012 @ 12:12 AM
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OP your thread actually made me contemplate those I have yet to read and if I am interested or in resistance. Well done.




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