Current Reading: October 2022

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Current Reading: October 2022

lokakuu 10, 2022, 8:04 am

First up with The End of the World is Just the Beginning, a sprawling jeremiad about the collateral damage of the breakdown of the globalist system. How you feel about this book will depend on how much you believe in demographic determinism, but even if you don't, there has been a lot of irresponsible governance that is going to be hard to overcome if hundreds of millions are not to starve (the author's worst-case scenario). In particular, Zeihan doesn't think much of the chances of the current regime in Beijing.

lokakuu 11, 2022, 12:30 pm

Finished Arthur Plantagenet: Henry VIII's Illegitimate Uncle by Sarah-Beth Watkins
New biography about Arthur Plantagenet, Lord Lisle and Lord Deputy of Calais, who was Edward IV's illegitimate son. He served both Henry VII and Henry VIII and was well-known at the Tudor court. The famous "Lisle Letters" contain many of the details about his life.