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5 Mind-Blowing Books That Are Worth The Struggle To Read

5 Mind-Blowing Books That Are Worth The Struggle To Read
Books are obstacle courses for the mind. By confronting us with paradigm shifting ideas they challenge us to stretch our capacity for understanding. And when we succeed, they will open up a world which we couldn’t see before. And then, in this unfamiliar world, we find ourselves having new thoughts and breaking new rules, using new magic and exploring new possibilities. And finally we must come to the conclusion, when we absorb ideas too big for our former selves, we change and we grow and burst like a butterfly out of our old shells that don’t serve us no more. Inhale the essence of these books and feel yourself brimming with vitality! You Must Change Your Life – Peter Sloterdijk In this dazzling display of historic inquiry Sloterdijk delves deep into our human tendency to experience ‘vertical tension’ – the call to outgrow oneself and leave behind our old deficient selves. Darwin’s Pharmacy: Sex, Plants, and the Evolution of the Noösphere – Richard M. Original photo by Andrea Fiore

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