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Old 05-15-2009, 07:30 AM
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We studied a bit of the hound of the baskervilles in class but never finished it and ended up watching the film. In fact, same with War of the Worlds. The Time Machine sounds good.

I was encourage to read War of the Worlds by Urgeok and Im really glad I did. Its different to any of the film interpretations and so much better. Its only a short book and once you get into it, you'll fly through it.
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Old 05-18-2009, 06:51 AM
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On Killing- The Psychological Cost of Learning to Kill in War and Society. Great book, though some of the psychology is a bit dated. Does not detract from the message. With the exception of two or three percent of the population (natural born killers), killing another man is a difficult thing to do. With the right training, though, such resistance can be much reduced. My favorite statistic was the average rifle kill rates in WW2 and Vietnam: raised from 15% to 90%, repectively. Ashe.
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Old 05-19-2009, 07:15 AM
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Old 05-19-2009, 07:13 PM
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Read Beckett's Waiting for Godot today - glad I finally did. A masterpiece to be sure.
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Old 05-20-2009, 06:05 AM
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On Writing Horror by the Horror Writers Association. Good stuff. Ashe.
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Old 05-20-2009, 10:04 AM
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On Writing Horror by the Horror Writers Association. Good stuff. Ashe.
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Old 05-22-2009, 04:59 AM
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dont like reading cos it gives me a headache:mad:
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Old 05-22-2009, 06:37 AM
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dont like reading cos it gives me a headache:mad:


excellent contribution to the "what book are you reading' thread.

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Old 05-22-2009, 06:42 AM
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The Most Dangerous Animal: Human Nature and the Origins of War. Just started it, but solid so far. Ashe.
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Old 05-22-2009, 08:13 AM
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