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E. Stamatakis

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Interesting at times but long winded

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 20-08-2019

I loved the start of it but as the book progresses the needle gets stuck on the same topic and stays there for too long. It would have been a marvelous book it it was half the length

Extremely informative and evidence based

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 23-07-2019

Overall I loved the book and I found it very inspiring (I'm an academic researcher myself) and useful. I found the language used too academic and the narration sends you to... sleep, it's very monotone. Which is what the author encourages you to do at the start of the book in fact. Lots of fascinating research described in simple terms and interesting practical clinical and public health propositions. I'll buy the paperback also

Very interesting book. Fenatstic narration

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Reviewed: 16-02-2019

Very interesting book. A fascinating take of the 2nd world war. Fenatstic narration, the best in an AudioBook so far

A book every boring academic should read

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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 12-12-2018

Great book, it'll definitely help me overcome my wooden and unimaginative jorgonitis. Very easy to listen and good narration

This book should be taught in all schools

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 27-11-2018

Written quite a few decades ago this book reads like it was written yesterday. It explains eloquently and convincingly what the word needs to do to alleviate the ever present pain and suffering, internal and external. Fromme could see into the future

Interesting but too long winded and repetitive

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3 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 24-08-2018

Lots of interesting facts and remarks and it describes what lies ahead in a compelling way but is far too repetitive and long. The same points could have been made in half the length. Plus the predictions about "we'll all live happily ever after" once the robots take over are silly sometimes. There's no way the establishment will allow the kind of democracy described in the book. Finally, a HUGE omission is the use of AI as weapons in future wars. This aspects of AI alone can wipe off the whole planet, how can one not take it into account into their predictions?

Excellent historical overview in today's context

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Reviewed: 22-07-2017

Each and every lesson in this book is a prophecy where the world is heading. Very clear ideas with very accurate historical linkage

Nothing special

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2 out of 5 stars
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Reviewed: 30-05-2017

This is a rather predictable and generic mini handbook on how to facilitate change. I found its main premises rather obvious.

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Very interesting perspectives about humanity

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Reviewed: 18-05-2017

Very interesting perspectives about where humanity is coming from /is/going. It could have been shorter with no loss of meaning

Very easy read /listen that made me think

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Reviewed: 05-12-2016

A succinct and charming set of stories and ideas about human motivation and the fact that we know hardly anything about it. Despite the uncertainty the conclusion in Love, Connection, & Meaning is compelling