Traveling Without Being a Virtuist

Time again to talk travel, fellas. If you follow the Booby then you’ve already heard him harp about how travel can be an essential part of your self-education. Yet, our first lesson can be learned before we even leave home simply by first adopting a little humility. Contrary to what we see in the movies, … Continue reading Traveling Without Being a Virtuist

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Booby Books: “Amusing Ourselves to Death” by Neil Postman

Every "Booby Book" is chosen for its ability to educate. Perhaps the area where most of us need to be educated is that of self-awareness, for it is one of the few things we as individuals can affect, change, or correct. Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman is the author's thoughtful gift to you, … Continue reading Booby Books: “Amusing Ourselves to Death” by Neil Postman

Booby Books: Dostoevsky’s “Notes From Underground”

Welcome to the first featured title in "Booby Books." Booby Books are chosen because they can educate, not entertain. They'll often be difficult slugging, but everything worthwhile is. These are not book reviews. The Booby won't give you plot summaries, synopses, or babble about "character development". He'll tell you how each book might contribute to … Continue reading Booby Books: Dostoevsky’s “Notes From Underground”