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The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon. Good stuff.
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Quote from: ryan1_98 on December 30, 2005, 11:58:23 PMThe Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon. Good stuff.That book is a monster...haha...I havn't even attempted itThis is my second attempt at it. I think I shall fail this time too, but it is so damn good.
I read Richard Hofstadter's "Anti-Intellecualism in American Life" not long ago just for kicks. Hofstadter is not my type politically, but still much of what he has to say is compelling. Hard to believe that our parents generation, he would consider growing up in an anti-intellectual country.