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The Last Days of Socrates by Plato

The Last days of Socrates

The Apology, Euthyphro, Crito, and Phaedo are all Platonic dialogues that relates to the discussions between Socrates and various people and entities. So the dialogues in the book The Last Days of Socrates in actual represents the opinion of his teacher: Socrates. I tell you that…examining both myself and others is really the very best thing that a man can do, and that

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The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

The Kite Runner is a story of family, love and friendship. A novel about a country, Afghanistan, that is being destroyed rapidly. It is the story of friendship between a wealthy boy of ruling Pashtuns and the son of his father’s servant. It comes against the backdrop of Afghanistan’s devastating history over the last thirty years. The novel narrates a powerful

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The Art of War by Sun Tzu

Supreme excellence consists in breaking the enemy’s resistance without fighting. Sun Tzu, The Art of War The Art of War is a classic book of Chinese military treatise dating 5th century BC. The book is attributed to military strategist Sun Tzu, “Master Sun”. For twenty-five hundred years, the teachings of Master Sun have been adopted for use not only in

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Compañero: The Life and Death of Che Guevara by Jorge G. Cataneda

There was no person more feared by the company (CIA) than Che Guevara because he had the capacity and charisma necessary to direct the struggle against the political repression of the traditional hierarchies in power in the countries of Latin America. —Philip Agee, CIA agent from 1957–1968 [1]. Ernesto Guevara, more famously known as ‘Che’ Guevara was an Argentine born Marxist revolutionary and

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Book Review: Long Walk to Freedom

This is the story of one of the greatest political and moral leaders of our time. It is a remarkable and inspiring political struggle of the great Nelson Mandela, a hero, who remained steadfast in his fight against the apartheid and oppressive regime in South Africa. He successfully lead an incredible and decisive movement against the apartheid government in South

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