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The God Delusion

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This is an excellent book. Richard is articulate and his arguments are well thought out. I agree with Richard's analysis and am embarrassed that was duped by religion for a significant period of my life. I also commend his courage to state his opinion in the face of a largely religious population, who take offense to such information. Unfortunately, the religious tend to be some of the most militant people when it comes to a critical view of their beliefs. I strongly recommend this book. It is a shame that most people will not read the book and come to a more logical approach to religion.
Make the Break: If You Can

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Reginald's book, although short, provides a nice overview of the conflict of science and religion. I thoroughly agree with his points, but feel that the topic deserves greater discussion. The quality of the writing is good and the illustrations are helpful. I believe that Reginald could follow up this with a more complete discussion of the fossil record, dating techniques, more detail on the long list of death and destruction associated with religion, impossibilities of mythical concepts included in the major religions, etc. The information provided is good but very limited in scope. Perhaps if Reginald does not have the expertise to talk to these subjects, he could get competent authors to write different sections of a greater treatise.
Trouble on His Wings

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This is the fourth audio book that I have listened to of L. Ron Hubbard. This was my least favorite. I did not really like the main character. He was too rude although brave but perhaps fool hardy. The story was somewhat odd. He has other stories that are more entertaining. I suggest that you listen to one of them.
Leading the Charge

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General Zinni provides a discussion of leadership from a military and corporate perspective. While somewhat useful much of what he says does not translate into my management position in the Federal Government. He is also from an older generation than myself and almost all current people in the workforce.
The Devil-With Wings

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A short but entertaining book. It is not deep in plot but has historical basis. The hero is bigger than life and the story is idealizing. I liked it for the example of bravery and wit of the hero. If you are looking for something intellectual, this is not it. Merely entertaining.
What's Age Got to Do With It?

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Robin provides an array of practical information regarding women's health, fashion, make-up, etc. She does not appear to have an agenda other than providing useful information. I would recommend this book to women who are around 50 years of age or older.
Ageless Face, Ageless Mind

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The book covers a variety of topics including diet, exercise, supplements, and treatments including stem cells for decreasing the effects of aging. I found the author to be well educated in many of these topics. His expertise is dermatology and this is where he provides more depth of knowledge. Many of the ideas states are consistent with information elsewhere so this provides some sense credibility to some of the more questionable ideas. His data on supplements is interesting since supplements are not regulated and do not require clinical trials.
The Hands-Off Manager, Revised Edition

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Steve is a recovered alcoholic and he has turned his life around. He has written a number of books and lectures. His hands-off approach should be taken carefully. It appears to me that it depends on the level of knowledge of the employee for the specific task that should be taken into account. Overall though I agree in concept with his theory to empower the employee.
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