Marcus Aurelius: Australian Army Reading Essays & Lists

Marcus Aurelius

Marcus Aurelius

PDF (132 Pages): Australian Army Reading

Phi Beta Iota: The primary problem we have with such lists is that they short-change intelligence with integrity. Still today intelligence is a tiny fraction of the course of instruction at any Command & Staff or War College.  War — and the cost of war — are not understood by our own officers, or they would demand ethical intelligent whole of government strategy, policy, acquisition, and operations.

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Apr 12

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Religion & the Politics of Religion

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This is a NEW list selected from this Category: Religion & Politics of Religion (131). Books rated at 6 Stars are in bold.

Guest Reviews

Review (Guest): Animal Farm–An American Story (George Orwell)

Review (Guest): A Tactical Ethic–Moral Conduct in the Insurgent Battlespace (Dick Couch)

Review (Guest): Buddhism without Beliefs (Craig K. Comstock)

Review (Guest): Deadly Embrace–Pakistan, America and the Future of Global Jihad (Bruce Riedel)

Review (Guest): Evolutionaries – Unlocking the Spiritual and Cultural Potential of Science’s Greatest Idea (Carter Phipps)

Review (Guest): Gandhi and the Unspeakable (James W. Douglass)

Review (Guest): Idiot America — How Stupidity Became a Virtue in the Land of the Free (Charles Pierce)

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Mar 25

Worth a Look: 9/11 Books, DVDs, Videos, and Other

9-11 collage

Below the line: books, DVDs, videos, and other.

The final entry is the earlier total recap including journal entries, related books, and more.

 

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Mar 5

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Democracy Lost & Found

Democracy Lost   .   Third Party Politics   .   Intelligent Governance with Integrity

Citizen-Centered Reading   .   Pap from the Past

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Mar 2

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Government Secret Intelligence

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Aug 24

Worth a Look: Book Review Lists (Positive)

00 Remixed Review Lists is the persistent URL for all of them as they are updated.  This was done in preparation for the final part of INTELLIGENCE FOR EARTH: Clarity, Diversity, Integrity, & Sustainability.  In contrast to the 98 Review categories where books are cross-listed and appear in multiple categories, in this set of “good news” reviews, each book appears only once.

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Africa

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Analysis

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Atlases

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Bio-Economics

Worth a Look: Book Reviews of Capitalism Reincarnated

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Jul 21

Worth a Look: Book Review Lists (Negative)

The long list below is organized along the lines of the Revolutionary Prediction Matrix discussed in a short Marine Corps University paper and a longer graduate thesis, to wit: Political-Legal; Socio-Economic; Ideo-Cultural; Techno-Demographic; and Natural-Geographic. It is also available online as Chapter 20: “21st Century Counterintelligence: Evaluating the Health of the Nation” in the new book INTELLIGENCE for EARTH: Clarity, Diversity, Integrity, & Sustainability (Earth Intelligence Network, 2010).

Political-Legal

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Government Corruption

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Jul 21

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Water

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Six-Star and Beyond

Review: Governing Water–Contentious Transnational Politics and Global Institution Building (Global Environmental Accord–Strategies for Sustainability and Institutional Innovation)

Review: Blue Gold–The Fight to Stop the Corporate Theft of the World’s Water

Review: The Atlas of Water, Second Edition–Mapping the World’s Most Critical Resource

Five Star and Below

Review (DVD): Blue Gold–World Water Wars

Review: Environmental Security and Global Stability–Problems and Responses

Review: The Blue Covenant–The Global Water Crisis and the Coming Battle for the Right to Water

Review: The Blue Death–Disease, Disaster, and the Water We Drink

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Jul 19

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on Universe

Universe

Review: Disclosure–Military and Government Witnesses Reveal the Greatest Secrets in Modern History

Review: Hidden Truth–Forbidden Knowledge

Review: Opening Minds–A Journey of Extraordinary Encounters, Crop Circles, and Resonance (Paperback)

Review: The Living Universe

Review: Vital Signs–A Complete Guide to the Crop Circle Mystery and Why It is Not a Hoax (Paperback)

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Jan 17

Worth a Look: Book Reviews on World Brain and Mind

World Brain and Mind

Review: Global Brain–The Evolution of Mass Mind from the Big Bang to the 21st Century

Review: Global Mind Change–The Promise of the 21st Century

Review: Net Gain–Expanding Markets Through Virtual Communities

Review: Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, And The New Biology Of Mind (Hardcover)

Review: The Virtual Community–Homesteading on the Electronic Frontier

Review: World Brain (Essay Index Reprint Series) (Hardcover)

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Jan 17