I confess to having trouble with this book — it is more escoteric than I am accustomed to but in the end is make some vital points that boil down to a solution for complexity that elevates humans, demands inclusion of all points of view as well as respect for the truth, and fully integrates philosophy, science, and evaluation.
I wrote the Foreword, which you can read at the book’s original post (it is also offered free online at the author’s website but I have ordered the hard copy as a collector’s item and recommend you do as well).
Martin Geddes, whom I have interviewed three times, a genius synthesizer — dot connector — and his book is “REF A” for understanding the inevitability of the triumph of good over evil as now playing out in the battle between Donald Trump and the Deep State.
This is a most extraordinary book intended for professional officers and petty officers, not your average day sailor. Until I was offered this book as a gift, my personal D Skipper collection consisted of three items:
This book at 542 pages is vastly more detailed, nuanced, complex, and rewarding than my three “cruising skipper” guides as it is intended for professional officers and petty officers with a particular respect for those manning warships and confronting warships in both international waters and inland waterways. It is part of the US Naval Institute Blue & Gold Professional Library that includes such standards as Command at Sea and Fleet Tactics and Naval Operations.
Radical resilience – not disease – is your body’s destiny
Regenerate means to rejuvenate, revitalize, and renew. These words hold great promise, especially for so many of us who feel something is wrong, most often in our bodies but increasingly in our souls.
I’m writing this book in the hopes that I can help others who are experiencing persistent symptoms or sickness to pause and consider that their bodies are sending a message that something they are consuming, breathing, or thinking is toxic or biologically incompatible with wellness.
In the early 2000s, federal enforcement efforts sent white collar criminals at Enron and WorldCom to prison. But since the 2008 financial collapse, this famously hasn’t happened. Corporations have been permitted to enter into deferred prosecution agreements and avoid criminal convictions, in part due to a mistaken assumption that leniency would encourage cooperation and because enforcement agencies don’t have the funding or staff to pursue lengthy prosecutions, says distinguished Columbia Law Professor John C. Coffee. “We are moving from a system of justice for organizational crime that mixed carrots and sticks to one that is all carrots and no sticks,” he says.
The #1 Indian bestseller now available to Kindle readers worldwideWhen it was published in paperback in India in 2005, Open Secrets became an instant sensation. It became the #1 Non-Fiction bestseller, a position it held for many months and generated a firestorm of controversy. There were court cases, death threats against the author, intense debates in the media and a change in India’s Official Secrets Act after the issues raised in the book caused uproar in Parliament.