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    Live Forever – Book Review

    by  • September 10, 2013 • Books, science • 0 Comments

    TRANSCEND by Ray Kurzweil and Terry Grossman Want to live forever? This is the book for you. That may sound like a fatuous statement to accompany some woolly, magical thinking guide, but everything here is based on the latest scientific studies (all referenced, if you don’t want to take the authors at their word)....

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    The Wind In The Willows And The Voice Of Old Gods

    by  • August 23, 2013 • Books, British Mythology, Gods and Monsters, Symbols and Archetypes • 2 Comments

    Memories are strange.  When I look back on my childhood, I remember scenes from books as potently as the real, mundane things that happened to me, as if I lived them with the characters, walking a few steps behind.  The groves of Middle Earth.  The coal-dusted backstreets of Swadlincote.  I swear they were on...

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