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The Meaning of Moaning

Advantages: Laugh out loud funny. I love this man even more when Ricky and Stephen aren't with him.
Disadvantages: No, I can't knock off any stars.

...I cannot help myself; I adore Karl Pilkington. Ever since I picked up his first travel book in which he was sent on a mission to visit the (slightly modified for televisual impact) Seven Wonders of the World by his so-called friends Ricky Gervais and ...

koshkha 24.06.2014 · Read full review
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The Moaning of Life... and more!!

Advantages: Cheap for the amount of information you get. Easy to read. Very funny. Learn a bit more about Karl
Disadvantages: Read it too quickly!

The Moaning of Life by Karl Pilkington is a fantastic, easy and hilarious read! I bought the book because I loved the TV series and wanted to read aout it as well. BUT, this book was so much more! Not only did it include what was shown in the series on ...

tla10 04.09.2014 · Read full review
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A Classic

Advantages: A classic of philosophy and literature
Disadvantages: I guess you might disagree with some of the ideas, but you should still read it

Plato’s Republic is probably the most widely read book in the history of philosophy. Plato himself was a Greek philosopher, pupil of Socrates and teacher of Aristotle, and so influential the early 20th century philosopher A. N. Whitehead described all sub ...

a-true-ben 04.08.2002 · Read full review
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Review of The Republic - Plato

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A Dictator is not necessarily a bad leader

Advantages: A truly detailed conversation on the construction of an ideal world
Disadvantages: You will have to read very carefully and will take months

...Before Thomas Moore created his Utopia Plato had discussed in detail the formation of a perfect nation state. And while Thomas Moore's utopia meant an imaginary world Plato's was essentially a potential reality. The discussion in this weighty "book" re ...

coleecip 13.11.2004 · Read full review
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A true Republican

Advantages: A must read for everyone
Disadvantages: May put off modern reader initially

The thing I like about Plato is his books read as stories, not just works of philosophy. They always start off with a chat about the wrestling or who was a the market this morning. When they get down to serious business maximum concentration is required, ...

stoofer 23.03.2001 · Read full review
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