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Great Read

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Reviewed: 20-10-2020

I've read most of Dinesh's books and this one is on par with much of his great analysis, research and commentary on Liberalism. But this time to view it through Marxian rose glasses was insightful and though provoking. Unveiling and labelling it as Identity socialism does hold much truth in what is happening in America today. Highly recommend.

great read

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Reviewed: 19-09-2020

if you're a prescriptive thinker and articulator (or have the desire to become one) you will like this book. Barristers and Lawyers would definitely love it. He uses examples of cases he's prosecuted to demonstrate his point; and just hearing these cases is interesting in itself. Yep would recommend.

was ok

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Reviewed: 09-06-2020

I had no real problem understanding some of this book as I had previously read them politically incorrect guide to Catholicism. I enjoyed the historical background of the the church and the unpacking of Vatican politics. very interesting.

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oh wow ... insane evil exists

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Reviewed: 30-05-2020

great read I couldn't put it down though several times I thought the depravity of the crimes made me think that's enough. But I wanted to finish for the sake of finishing it. I don't think I'll be reading another true crime for a while unless there's more of a focus on the deserved punishment that such people receive. That's my own criticism is that I would have loved to read more about their punishment and anguish after being discovered. People in the USA get the death penalty for lesser crimes than what these depraved individuals got ... though I think they should have openly been put in prisons with others who despise crimes against children ... that would have been an appropriate punishment the constant fear and intimidation of others hurting them. They got off lightly for the crimes they committed.

interesting

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Reviewed: 27-05-2020

interesting read but nothing I hadn't read before or seen online before. Interesting though from his own personal experience as a black American conservative Christian doing his best in the current ideological and information war happening in the United States. Nothing new but got to find out more about him because I follow him on social media.

great book political impartiality and objectivity

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Reviewed: 07-05-2020

I really enjoyed this book. Being a conservative Christian I couldn't but be enlightened about the tools provided and encouragement that Dave gives about making up your own mind; not only about politics, but your life in general. It's a scary book because it means not only do you need to make up your own mind about issues; but that you now need to take risks and share them. More often than not, those risks are probably the ones you've been avoiding for days, months, years; or for that matter your life. I had a convicting moment while reading this book. Bottom line for me about this book is; thanks Dave but now I gotta do this stuff, cheers mate *stone face wry smile*. btw Dave's narration is full of wise cracks ... Conservative, Democrat or Green... do it ... download it because Dave makes this a hoot to listen to.

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Not quite I what I expected

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Reviewed: 07-04-2020

Great content though I think the title is a little misleading. I've come across a lot of the content in this book and was hoping that there'd be more on the biblical foundation of western society than there actually was. otherwise it's a good read and handy resource.

very informative and facetiously funny

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Reviewed: 12-03-2020

I really enjoyed this book ... very illuminating on how the Catholic church operates and written in a facetious and sarcastic tone and had me laughing and solemnly nodding at the same time ... I learnt what the infallibility of the Pope really means and the explanation of the concept of the majesterium ... illuminating and informative ... the media portrays the church as irrelevant, archaic, anti-women, oppressively authoritarian etc etc... but as a system of faith , belief and church tradition it really is a structure of divine revelation ... the book is brutally honest about the church's failings e.g. the paedophilia scandals ... but at the same shows that the church has been and continues to be a beacon of truth in these days of authoritarian political correctness e.g. same sex marriage, safe places, identity politics, acceptance and entrenchment of gay rights, the damage feminism has inflicted upon society, the false teachings of socialism and liberation theology and the murdering machine of Planned Parenthood. Thank God for the Catholic Church. btw I'm a protestant ...

very dense

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Reviewed: 04-03-2020

This is one of those books with heaps of anecdotes and great observations that you could readily spend a lot more time than is needed to digest, understand and appreciate. I found the best way to go through it for me was to let run and limit the times of having to rewind. it's just too dense for that so I let it run. if you do that you'll find there's a lot of repetition anyway throughout the book just different anecdotes and angles. Nevertheless I really liked the content and general theme of the book ... the protestant church losing its way in the world, away from biblical understanding and losing the foundational doctrines maintained and practiced throughout the ages from the time of Jesus. I'm a charismatic/Pentecostal Christian and love studying the bible, it's doctrines and church history; contrary to many in churches like mine; and he really hit the nail on the head that the church service today especially by mega- churches and tele-evagelists is shallow, usually an entertaining pep talk, encourages self- centrism and is devoid of the historical and doctrinal foundations from which it arose. Yes I would say give it a read.

Way off ...

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Reviewed: 29-02-2020

After actually doing the MBTI itself (the one you actually have to pay for) ... found out that I'm an ISTP ... then decided to read this book ... and it was hit and miss in corresponding to the actual test I'd done ... mostly miss ... I'm listening to it and thinking (almost laughing) that it wasn't describing me at all ... admirable attempt but way off.