A Lifelong Learner Definition

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My parents always emphasized the importance of education. They pushed me to excel through primary and secondary school and to continue my education through college and grad school. After grad school, I even considered applying for a few Ph.D. programs, but after a while, I realized that if I was truly committed to lifelong learning, … Read more

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Book Review

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Most of you have probably seen the movie. Some of you may have already read the book that the movie was based on. I’ll admit Johnny Depp did a masterful job in the movie and I sometimes have a hard time imagining how Hunter S. Thompson actually was in real life. But Fear and Loathing … Read more

A Conservationist Manifesto by Scott Russell Sanders

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I first picked this book up A Conservationist Manifesto by Scott Russell Sanders in college. It was mandatory reading, but I have to say a huge thanks to the Recreation and Tourism Management program at San Diego State University for including this selection in our curriculum. As I moved through college, my desire to spend … Read more

Hell’s Angels by Hunter S. Thompson

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When I was 25 years old, Hunter S. Thompson was my favorite author, hands down. His seemingly reckless approach and emphasis on living life for the moment resonated with me that year. I appreciated the sentiment that we don’t know how much time we’ve got left, so we better be enjoying ourselves now. Hell’s Angels … Read more

The Best Tom Robbins Books

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I like to read a lot of different types of books, but I have undoubtedly been harboring a bit of a man-crush on Robbins since I was first introduced to his writing. So that’s why I’ve decided to compile a brief review on the best Tom Robbins books I’ve read! If you’re not familiar with … Read more