Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu, Ellen M. Chen (Translator/Commentary)

Rating: ★★★★ 18/08/18  Concatenated thoughts. Review #1 ✓ – #2 They come to be and he claims no possession of them, He works without holding on, Accomplishes without claiming merit. Because he does not claim merit, His merit does not go away. The Tao Te Ching is a classical text credited to Chinese philosopher and writer Lao … More Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu, Ellen M. Chen (Translator/Commentary)

Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu, Stephen Mitchell (Translator)

Rating: ★★★ 18/08/18 Concatenated thoughts. Review #1 – #2 ✓    Things arise and she lets them come; things disappear and she lets them go. She has but doesn’t possess, acts but doesn’t expect. The Tao Te Ching is a classical text credited to Chinese philosopher and writer Lao Tzu (6th century) and on which Taoism is … More Tao Te Ching – Lao Tzu, Stephen Mitchell (Translator)

The Grand Inquisitor – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Rating: ★★★★★ 22/01/16 Know, then, that now, precisely now, these people are more certain than ever before that they are completely free, and at the same time they themselves have brought us their freedom and obediently laid it at our feet. It is our doing, but is it what you wanted? This sort of freedom? This … More The Grand Inquisitor – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Orienting Deliberation on the Dogmatic Issue of Hereditary Sin – Søren Kierkegaard, Reidar Thomte (Editor), Albert B. Anderson (Editor)

Rating: ★★★★ 12/07/13 These things always create conflicts in me. I liked it, it’s a major philosophical work. Kierkegaard’s influence on contemporary thinking is unquestionable, thanks to little details such as being the first existentialist, having an incredibly creative mind that made him a relevant figure in literature, psychology, theology… However, it’s not something I can … More The Concept of Anxiety: A Simple Psychologically Orienting Deliberation on the Dogmatic Issue of Hereditary Sin – Søren Kierkegaard, Reidar Thomte (Editor), Albert B. Anderson (Editor)

Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects – Bertrand Russell

Rating: ★★★★★ 12/6/14  . You just have to read this. Even if you are a Christian, you should read about every point of view, to form or change (or not) your own. Russell explains complicated things which such clarity, a little of humor… It doesn’t get tedious, at all. Take “The argument of design”, for instance. … More Why I Am Not a Christian and Other Essays on Religion and Related Subjects – Bertrand Russell

Los Diez Mandamientos en el Siglo XXI – Fernando Savater

Rating: ★★★★ 28/09/13 Do you think philosophy is boring? Do you feel your eyes are heavily falling down because you can’t resist reading that stuff and suddenly you have the imperiously need of taking a nap? Well, then Savater is the right guy for you. The boredom of philosophy depends on the author, his intentions and … More Los Diez Mandamientos en el Siglo XXI – Fernando Savater