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Offline shnozzola

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Best books discussion
« on: May 07, 2018, 07:16:09 PM »
https://www.reddit.com/r/books/comments/8hkiot/whats_the_most_meaningful_book_youve_read/

Good discussion.  I've got to read Siddhartha from Herman Hesse:

"Have you also learned that secret from the river; that there is no such thing as time? That river is everywhere at the same time, at the source and at the mouth, at the waterfall, at the ferry, in the ocean and in the mountains, everywhere and that the present only exists for it...not the shadow of the past nor the shadow of the future."
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Re: Best books discussion
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2018, 07:59:55 PM »
I read Siddhartha in 7 or 8th grade.  We got a box of books from Scholastic that we had to choose from and do a book report on and it was the only one wasn't some teenybopper crap.  I think that is one of the things that really sent me on a rather unusual path. 
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