Robert Shea's son has generously released all of his father's novels on the internet under a Creative Commons license.

I liked the point of view and feel it has lots of truth in it.

Seems to be an interesting book

Some books listed

Three New Discordian Related Books – Historia Discordia
> ...the authors of these three titles—Kerry Thornley, James Shelby Downard and Antero Alli—themselves had their own roles, both large or small, in the annals of Discordia.

Some books mentioned

The Schrödinger’s Cat Trilogy By Robert Anton Wilson At 40
cross-posted from: > > Revisiting the work of the American futurist and self-described agnostic mystic, Robert Anton Wilson, forty years since the publication of his Schrödinger’s Cat Trilogy, Sean Kitching finds the author’s questing vision more vital and necessary today than it has ever been.. > >

>Here is the Official Blurb: "From Futura Pocketbooks, a 'Lazy Person’s Guide' to media framing. This updated and extended 2023 edition explains how headlines and news stories can be decoded with the latest know-how from the cognitive sciences. Discover how media narratives and political spin are unravelled and deciphered by frame semantics – an essential part of what has been labelled, 'Cognitive Revolution'."

Not sure how this got into my reading list, nevertheless it was interesting to read about Borges' thoughts

Book list that has shaped the podcast.

Schneier on Security: : A Hacker’s Mind
Seems that might be an interesting one.

2022 Readings — Alex Strick van Linschoten
Some of the books I might be tempted to read some day.

A Mind at Play
> ...In this elegantly written, exhaustively researched biography, Soni and Goodman reveal Claude Shannon’s full story for the first time. With unique access to Shannon’s family and friends, A Mind at Play brings this singular innovator and always playful genius to life....

Got recommended in a Lunchclub meeting, have to read it now. > ...The novel is set in a future Thailand and covers a number of contemporary issues such as global warming and biotechnology...

Inspired by "world’s first economics and comedy festival." Kinda related topics ;) Book list ought to be good

cross-posted from: > Review of C. Lily book

The Essential Philip K.
For and about PKD fans

My fav book about people in another country.

Really nice review of the [book]( - made me wanting to read it.

Awareness Watching Awareness

What drives a young London librarian to board a ship to India, meditate in a remote cave by herself for twelve years and then build a flourishing nunnery in the Himalayas? How does a surfer girl from Malibu become the head of the main international organization for Buddhist women? Why does the daughter of a famed music executive in Santa Monica dream so vividly of peacocks one night that she chases these images all the way to Nepal where she finds the love of her life in an unconventional young Tibetan master? These are some of the fascinating biographies in this book, which was published in 2013 by Snow Lion/Shambhala Publications. Twelve stories of courage, determination and wisdom. Dakini Power is the first and only book to feature the life stories of the most accomplished female Tibetan Buddhist teachers who bring fresh insights into Buddhism in the West. Their absorbing, personal and provocative accounts provide surprising insights into what this age-old tradition of wisdom can offer to modern seekers.

Essential Writings of Vannevar Bush
“Consider a future device … in which an individual stores all his books, records, and communications, and which is mechanized so that it may be consulted with exceeding speed and flexibility. It is an enlarged intimate supplement to his memory.” By Vannevar Bush

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