"Just finished reading "Murder of Quality" which was Le Carre's second novel . It read as a fresh, developing style and I enjoyed how the author was exploring his craft. It is not a spy novel, although it does focus on George Smiley,…"
"Some women want to feminize men by encouraging shaving and other metrosexual grooming habits. A lot of men now subscribe to the new edict to have hair-free bodies and other obvious aspects of androgynous appearance. Women who encourage their male…"
"Sometimes I am very busy, and I take example from a country phrase which is "make hay when the sun shines" and do that. I live in one of the busiest areas in a very busy metropolitan city. It is a pleasure to appreciate not being busy when…"
"I definitely can get behind you with the Fleming books. Very engaging stories and gritty too. They are pretty serious plots and there is a lot of intrigue along with the special colour in characters that Fleming is so good at doing.
The Bond film…"
"John Le Carre is very satisfying reading and would probably meet all of your requests. "The Spy Who Came in From the Cold" is a definitive classic of the genre. It's part of a series featuring master spy George Smiley and there's…"
"Batman is the man. He has his tragic flaw, which drives everything he does. He bravely pushes forward into any situation that demands him. He develops and uses all his resources to live the life he chooses and protecting the principles that guide…"
War and Peace, The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo, The Art of War, The Prince (Machiavelli), Robert Ludlum (all), John Le Carre (all), Ian Fleming (all Bond), Paul Bowles, Jack London, and a lot of other history as well as science-fiction. Always reading.
Metropolis, 2001: A Space Odyssey
Clint Eastwood: just watched all the Sergio Leone titles and really liked Gran Torino and Unforgiven. 30 Days of Night was unusual. Transiberian was better than good. Lost Highway was a provocative film.
Ennio Morricone, Tom Tom Club, UB40 since 1981, Brian Eno since 1975, and an endless list including Jazz, Electronic in all it variations, Classical, Traditional Country, Ska, Calypso, Reggae .. soundtracks!
"Better and better".
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"It shouldnt. If you cant (or think you might not be able to) kill another human to save yourself, why would you be able to to live with it to save a kid? Before you (or anyone else) says "you should just try wound them and only kill if you have…"
I'm glad to see that you are questioning yourself. This type of introspection demonstrates that you will be the "ideal" gun owner, since you consider the consequences of your actions not just short term, but long term as…"
"I used to have the same problem. I would barely leave enough time to get dressed before I had to be out the door. I had NEVER been a morning person (not even close), and I thought I would be that way forever.
2 or 3 years ago, I went on…"