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Top Customer Reviews: Introducing Buddha: ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
4 / 5 Newton
My curiosity The summer recompensado.
This Introduction done a survol that the leaves to the reader partorisca have joins view closely of the Buddhism, of the his ours causes days.
Lucido The text of Jane Hope is accessible and his illustrations of Borin Van Loon enrich the experience of the conference.
Recommends to the open readers of alcohols, curious taste partorisca learn more than of the of the sud Boudda.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 1 ratings
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Top Customer Reviews: Memoirs of a ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 6 ratings
4 / 5 Erich
Simone Of Beauvoir is my favourite writer and she does not fail never partorisca impress and inspire. Like this very happy to have this book behind in my library and wonderful to king-read the.
5 / 5 Deann
Partorisca People those who are already familiarised with Beauvoir writing, this autobiographical writing is maddeningly dense. It is almost totally unleavened with a lightness or the spaces would expect of prose, has included autobiographical prose, and this that can do a lot last to read in of the places.
Initially, as it read a book, was really resistant his. Included this in spite of fantastically writing, frustrates to wade by means of an encyclopaedic portrait of the his girlhood, and I truthfully has not comprised a point of all a microscopic detail.
This in spite of, when I have achieved a part last of a book, with an attention to his studios, has begun to feel likes has comprised. This felt mine , in an end, to be an exhaustive catalogue of a person the one who has begun to think, as (the reader) could come to comprise reason thinks a way done. It does not save , uncompromisingly that directs his failures and sharing a caustic commentary that Weil has has had to that do on sound. Also it resupplies the sense of his biography has seen books-- that pause the one who the books read when and like impacts. As such, I finally found this extremely lovely book.
Unfortunately, thinks the plot of people begins here with Beauvoir, and in my opinion ossia the serious deception . To start with with his prose, would recommend is Wine to Remain ' or 'A Woman Destroyed'. For the biographic the overview would recommend Dierdre Bair biography. I go to be looking advance, I, to read volume 2 of an autobiography.
5 / 5 Suzan
Is interesting that the leading reviewer in a place has called this one the majority of accessible volume of Simone memoirs while another has written that this is not a better place to start with Simone. They are in accordance with a last. I am coming to a conclusion that the own diligence of Simone has sometimes propiciado his knees. This was the able woman of working for hours in finals. . .And drinking like this hard. Clearly, you are ambivalent roughly she: it know it was of upper intelligence -- finalise his aggregation in an age of 21 -- still like this maintain the one of then was second the Sartre. It says that it does not seat never disabled like the woman this in spite of like this suffers a lot of woman woes -- crying and jealousies. I have begun with the war of Simone-time memoirs -- Force of Circumstance -- which are like this riveting that draw you immediately to them. I have expected a same class of lush and wonderful writing here. Can have me you approach this volume with my too big hopes. A word to warn: the catolicismo obviously does enough an impact in Simone young. Readers those who are not Catholics perhaps mystified thus book.
4 / 5 Shizuko
Memoirs Of the Dutiful Daughter is a prime minister in the series of autobiographies for Simone of Beauvoir. Beauvoir Says a reader of his early days like the boy and concludes while it is the young women with a loss of his fellow beloved Zaza. A memoir is in timing bit it dry, and dull, but I of the that thinks is a intent of Beauvoir to write a thrilling history of his infancy. Instead I think that that a book has been written more to aim a street Beauvoir has taken to be an intellectual and reason. Long in a French book bourgeios soceity is critiqued for Beauvoir reason has had the double level that exisited. Partorisca To at random likes Beauvoir writing in of his mother "the agreement obliged for excusarse sure [sexual] indescretions in of the men; concentrate his disapproval in of the women; it divides the women to that were esspectable' and that was 'lose" (38). Everything during a book a reader is presented with the double regulate-- the men that want to there is carrers, etc. While the women owe that be also and stay in home to have girls. Any only is the society of the bourgeois has critiqued, like this also is a Catholic church in his considerations the private and public education French. Besides some main subjects Beauvoir habladurías in his infancy recolections-- visit relative, his amour of books, and his friends that arrived in a death of his longitude of fellow life Zaza. Beauvoir Sees Zaza dead likes lack of a system of French bourgeois becuase Zaza has died dead persons of the heart broken in any when being pas able to marry his amour. A book is full of critics, and odinary histories. A better atribute of a book is that it presents a reader in a world of society of punctual 20th century of French bourgeois.
4 / 5 Romelia
Simone of Beauvoir, Parisian pioneers in existentialist philosophy and author of feminist theory in 'A Second Sex', says everything in a prime minister of the four autobiography of part, soyemoirs of the Dutiful Daughter'.
His book is the tumult of turbulent amour, adolescent anguish, philosophical concepts and some ready ideas. Created in the family of conservative bourgeois, is polite and concerned partorisca, but his force of developing intellect to refuse a religion and the materialism have imposed to touch. It writes intricately of his reports and an experience of the woman that defines against the restrictive society.
To write an autobiography, is necessary to have the sense of self-importance that motivates thorough disclosure. Of Beauvoir Shows this when describing his interactions with Jean-Paul Sartre, ' use to speak roughly all the classes of things, but especially in the @@@subject which interested especially another: I'. It writes in his infancy with a perspective of adult. Of the his two-year the old tantrums explains, ' the felt has not gone so only a apresamiento of grown-on win, but also of his consciousnesses, which has touched sometimes a function of the amiably the mirror in that I was the contrariedad and unrecognisably reflected'. Although these looks of commentary misplaced when attributed to the two-year old alcohol, is evidence of his intelligent analysis.
Like other renowned intellectuals this century, disowns his fund of bourgeois without recognising that his state leaves and promotes the intellectual has thought. This is to be spend his attention during the conversation with another student the one who has said, 'the only thing that subjects in some world-wide today, is to feed a starving people'. Of Beauvoir has Retorted, 'the question is not to do the happy men but find a reason for his existence' to the like a student has answered, ' is easy to see you has not had never want to'.
That maintained reading was a concise and often poetic writing way, some descriptions and vivid characters of life in France in a @@@1920s. Also, his ideas that heads to a rejection of his religion indoctrinated that comprises, 'His perfection annulled out of His reality', and ' has had argues subtiles the refute any objection that could spent against has has developed truth; but have any known a concealed could try him'.
A book is intimate and sincere which leave the add imprint of of Beauvoir in a reader. It was less philosophical and more self-indulgent that had expected, but an interesting idea to the alcohol priced.
5 / 5 Shawana
Ossia A prime minister (and, certainly, an easy plus to read) of Beauvoir fines-revised of volume. It is an amazing account of the starts of a philosopher, and hasten in young women in institute and university when they speak mine roughly his fights to comprise his place in our world.

Top Customer Reviews: Introducing ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5 Venita
A better part of of the east has discovered that Nietzsche displeased anti-semites, the believe or no, and that has not gone so much of the nationalist partorisca Germania, in some signals partorisca allege that it prefers some traditions other nations. Any one has taken his own gut and has alleged is some books . Any guter rat (good joint).
5 / 5 Douglass
I perused this book in the bookshop and found me very when being pas able to dip a book down. I am returned a next day , and read more than him, has then decided that this book is a lot of value a ..., Especially of then it think and begin to question things around you that accepted all your life. This book, in my opinion, are add partorisca any interested in Nietzsche or Philosophy- no only is entertaining, but gives the good overview of his life and his works- and is the I adds jueza of start partorisca any the one who does not know where partorisca begin Nietzche. If you are Christian or a the one who associates with the religion, can find some of Nietzche contrive the offensive of has bitten. But although you are, or you are already state questioning to the things the 'likes culture' and religion, will smile when you have read this book.
In spite of, is a lot so only partorisca read this book- a lot of subject that the corner is coming from, is always good to know seen different, and ossia one go calm does not want to lose. You will smile in as Nietzche is coming roughly obtaining like this self knowledge, and to do is, avenges up with his only and provacative ideas.
Highly would recommend this book, as well as some another in a series. If you want to go in the travesa with your alcohol, ossia the good place to start with , well value one ... This would go to buy roughly a lot-necessity anyways. Hopefully In an end, like Nietzche, will find your own philosophy and go your own way, any one some way that calms has not chosen.
5 / 5 Latisha
A concise overview of Nietzsche life and work, and his influence in thinkers later. Still although I am not familiarised with a technical tongue of philosophy, found the very clear and easy to read, and has finalised he in a seating. He also dipped partorisca rest my worry in possible connections to some Nazi. Pleasant illustrations.
5 / 5 Quinton
They are the defender of all some books in a series partorisca Present, but this was one of mine favourite. A lot clear and easy to comprise. Ossia The good place partorisca begin is interested in Nietzsche but overwhelmed for a quantity of available material. It comprises one loans concise excellent to read further. Some illustrations in this selection is not like this useful to the equal that in another intro books but still is amusing and add entertainment to a text. I have read this book in a seating reason I couln't me ameno partorisca the dipped down.

Top Customer Reviews: The Harvard ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 2 ratings
5 / 5 Teisha
I have it that has not tried never any psychedelics and grieve still drunk. It can have smoked marijuana once or two times, but another that that are quite a lot of drugs -free. This in spite of, have loved this book and read he in two days. It can hardly dipped the down. I have thought initially it is in a culture of drug of a 60s, (you cant blame me thus naive view, im so only 30 and of the different continent altogether). I have begun once read are pound has them @to @give his roughly Much more. His in the cultural turn that has changed a world-wide for ever and still although his flamed is exited burns quietly in some funds of ours modern thought and faiths. A history is roughly four of some architects of this cultural movement together with a lot of some another and his report.
When being the professor, still taste use my red pen that's that out of the few same defects although a book is fantastic. Like this here it is some things did not like me on a book:
1- touch an external history. It say of another way,, sound a history of the group of people, his interactions with his peers and his community more orders. It does not direct in an ideology and his inner processes. I still of the one who comprise reasons the ram Gives and Leary was That optimist in a future of psychedelics. This was to signal surely he was in brief, but would have liked me really to know the one who a hek has thought. After all, these types were psychologists of Harvard and no half people. Like the calm scientist does not result never the cheerleader for anything unless the ones of the VERY good reasons reasons something is a down recognised saviour of all ills. I so only still are not engreído that has driven two scholars to result LSD evangelist.
2- An information of way is presented can be confuse in time. Some histories are not presented always for chronological order, but in of the considerations to as weave some characters and his together experiences (which is in fact quite fresh). This is not necessarily the bad way to say a history but takes to confuse in time. Also it has the a lot of people has involved in this history and like this if you are not familiarised with some main players in a 60s the movement can be difficult to maintain clue. In spite of of the this, I I could not have thought of the better way to say a history. So much, it guesses it this is not very gone the critique!

A book didnt loves me try LSD, but have very taken interested in Allen Ginsberg, Aldous Huxley and Andrew Weil of a book and has been reading roughly of his works.

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5 / 5 Margie
Likes any the one who experimented in psychedelics during a late 60s and punctual 70s, was interested highly in Lattin religious/spiritual take on a movement and his impact in a creature boomer generation. A book is very organised and very written, resupplying an easy and enjoyable has read. A primary message that an use of psychedelics could and has changed the character in the deep way is explained in the detailed and insightful way, illustrated by means of a description of the chances keys and some the players keys have involved in a movement. Some four influential people have looked in this book, Leary, Ram Dass, Huston Smith and Andrew Weil is presented in the way balanced and one feels that both his brilliance and the defects are documented in the realistic way. I have obtained personally the perspective for my account life and an impact that my psychedelic the experimentation has had in my elections in life. Highly you recommend this book, both for his potentials to clear for the character the one who has lived a culture of youth during these heady time and so that they are interested in a history of a @@@1960s and is trying to comprise a social upheaval this has characterised these days

Top Customer Reviews: Introducing ...

Rating: 4 out of 5 with 4 ratings
4 / 5 Tula
Formed: Paperback Machiavelli is the Politician and of the villages watcher. It signals it was 'HUMAN WEAKNESS' and LIKE partorisca TAKE PROFIT IN THOSE is a reason a book included is writen fact a lot still real year.
A main Question is 'WHO' goes partorisca read this book and also 'THAT'.
4 / 5 Alanna
Formed: Paperback Less then the averages of a book is in a life or the philosophy of this thinker adds. More then the averages a book is leftist the disguised propaganda like the objective reasoning obviously feigned partorisca indoctrinate a novice - his audience has feigned. An example would owe that suffice. Margaret Thatcher is done partorisca say: ' there is any to to such thing likes them the society. There are women and of the individual men and there are families.' Machiavelli Then answered: 'at all I not having never writes was worse - ossia the republican nightmare and the sure recipe partorisca political and social disaster!' If calm any recoil of this transmission then is already state indoctrinated. Quickly choose on John Locke or a Federalist Papers partorisca recover. Then help some the young readers of this book recover.
5 / 5 Dia
Formed: Paperback Now that McCanles' _Tongue of him the principle_ is_ out of impression, ossia one the majority of readable and insightful synthesis / of analysis of Machiavellian has thought available. An author takes a dialectical nuances of Machiavelli is thought exactly. But a joy of a text comes from/comes from some comparisons among Machiavelli and contemporary figures, p. p.ej., Antonio Gramsci, Benito Mussolini, Margaret Thatcher, Bill Clinton, etc. Has to that read!
4 / 5 Elois
Formed: Paperback has chosen this on the shelf partorisca order this afternoon, and am very very happy has done so much. This calm book presents the Machiavelli life and ideas, and then deftly compares his writings the contemporary and recent history. A "in common commentary" for Machiavell is fascinating. It is opened my eyes to so only like this changed-in Machiavelli was, and like earnest and well-intentioned. I go partorisca be to good sure reading more in Machiavelli - in fact, this book was like this well am considered changing out of science and the arts partorisca pursue a subject more closely!

Top Customer Reviews: Savage Messiah: How ...

Rating: 5 out of 5 with 1 ratings
5 / 5 Alberta
The reading is looked forward to avage Messiah' and ... I am looked forward to partorisca finalise the. Still with Giordania Peterson when being the subject favourite, this has not been a enjoyable has read. It has been it likes to try read the roadblocked subject, with Peterson daughter and enemies like sawhorses and pylons. There is remarked, at least once, that has had three consecutive pages where Giordania Peterson has not been mentioned ... In his own biography!

Top Customer Reviews: Opening the Dragon ...

Rating: 3 out of 5 with 15 ratings
3 / 5 Delois
I have been reading the this was and on partorisca the little while and well is good but has read better books there ossia looked.
5 / 5 Indira
A masterful introduction the alchemical theory and practical, partorisca a beginner or the reader mediate.
5 / 5 Risa
Has-liked me a magnitude of a product, displeased a touched partorisca lose when finalising a book after a magic big has experienced when that reading.
5 / 5 Vivienne
Ossia The book resembled Deng Ming Dao "Wandering Daoist" so only a history of Wang Liping the formation is not embellished in a way of Saihung. Although I am sure a half western practitioner of Qigong probably will shake his/his boss that considers roughly of one 'formation' the methods have used of some three old masters is the good memory of the as one has used partorisca have to that (and perhaps still has to that?) It experiences before taking the serious practice. It is interesting which, right of a start, Wang Liping there is showed a lot of essential qualities to continuation a Tao comprising the humility and the patience add.
A book follows his initial formation that comprises stints in the hole in an earth and under the big mould-kettle of iron. Then it follows his journery with his masters to some mountains so that a Cultural Revolution has begun to sweep by means of Cina. To the long of a way a lot of lessons are given comprising some interesting methods to till with trees. A main portion of some finals of history with Wang Liping returns to his village and subsequent pair (!) Like his masters admonish to spend in a way in the own form for a new age.
Some arrivals of book with some commentary in Wang Liping the present activities that comprises some histories of his group that sessions of buses - roughly of a prime minister resisted in Cina like rigid controls in Qigong has begun to be lifted.
There is enjoyed a history as well as an information contained in here. There are some visas is on meditation, that comprises a fashion of aforesaid tree, further of an overview of his formation. There is also some very interesting tidbits in a location of a plus under Dantien moving in report to a cultivator distance of an equator. There is also an interesting commentary that there is meridian inside an organism that is not terminated - ossia, is opened to a universe.
Recommended...
2 / 5 Ned
I think that that other western readers will be disappointed in this quite dull history. If, I like him, you are to of the wait anything like an adventure for rasgar history "Wandering Taoist" trilogy to Give Ming Dao will be sorely there is disappointed. Also, you are expecting to learn roughly Taoism, has a lot of little technical information, and a whole thing law like the history of Sunday Escole - each exercise tries works, any one is like this virtuous like his professors, grows stronger and wiser every day. Any real conflict, any human interest. There are a lot of better books in English in Taoist technical [Mantak Crapped, Dres. Yang Jwing Ming, Luk Yu etc.], And a fictional history (yes knows is presented like this truth) of a Vagrant Taoist much more is entertaining. Ossia A first book that disappoints has read that Cleary is associated with. I can not recommend he for any one.
1 / 5 Grady
I found it very laborious to try to read this droning history. Perhaps it has been it waiting for the to something likes 'A Vagrant Taoist' has not coming anywhere near when finding. Prpers Having studied Daoism for a past decade, found quell'absolutely that lacking of in this bad history has created. A boring history and has had any edge. There is the plot of boring histories, but few like this bad writings like this. If you insist to try it, try a library or take the copy has used. It does not squander yor the money is one . It have to that have a lot of utilisations copy . I have not been able to take to an end of him, so that has so many good books to read.
5 / 5 Iva
I can vouch that ossia the one of truth rid it surprised and brilliant, like this calm so only would expect it be - (look in some other books Cleary has translated, and say me that the man with his skill and the test would squander his time on something worthy of the or two description of star.) He comprehensively coverages Wang Liping full formation and do like this thoroughly tongue a philosophy and principles of Taoism. To the long of a way details numerous Taoist practical, some so only in as that it is sure or possible. Wang The learning takes place in a street in a Cultural Revolution, and is also unusual in this Wang has three professors of two generations - the grandmaster and two mentors. A narrative is rich with annecdote, explanation and detail, this in spite of the yours feeling sluggish, maintaining an eye in a discharge and depth that is by train to be gestured the verse can try the little testing in better. As such the pode in fact frames for disconcertingly easy reading - (the majority of him has been related to two of Wang Liping students for Wang Liping he in the series of meetings.) Like the document of Taoism how is today this book is particularly lovely: it dips out of some monumental tasks, authorships and difficulties facing the title of name during Cina uneasy solving after the century upheaval and, perhaps a lot especially, he unceasingly plant Taoist philosophy and practical in a context of epistemology and contemporary knowledge. That is resulted abundantly clear on reading some authors' lucidas the explanations is that in his interaction with the Taoism of modern knowledge is dipped to result a pair of science Exc and that, in essence, is so only that already.
5 / 5 Malisa
This is not one that-to reserve that some are looking for. It is the book of the signs that signal a way, or has to that say, A Way. There is remarked that some of a reviewers could not take spent a product in a sign, that verifies a spelling and doubting some distances. A history of Wang, The-ping opens a realm of possbilities intrinsic in traditional Taoist studio to that has not taken there because of lack of occasion or other personal reasons. It is therefore an inspiration for any the one who thinks that there is not any ceiling in a realm of human accomplishment and any end to a Tao. There is solid information here in Taoist practises it and elevated personally to new levels. ( It has thought also entertain and fantastically written -- there is a bit descriptive that writes how is in a level of poetry). I consider this reserves the present of some authors and I thank.
2 / 5 Edie
I add disservices the people that is looking for information and illustration on Taoism. Some authors have used the map of china and the few books on Taoism to take a reader in an almost 300 fairy of accounts of page coated to read like the biography. A personality of tower of the characters the fast plus that the colour of chameleon done. Material there is the history in a book but one has created the situations go in a way.
1 / 5 Freeda
This book looks pure advertisment of Wang Liping the one who is said to be elected likes 18th transmitter of generation for a Taoist sect. Difficult to read reason every second page I stumbled in praise directed or masked in Wang Liping / qualified of sect. In an end (as expected) Wang Liping arrived with giving conferences the hundreds of students of Qigong. The special pages am poured in those simple Wang bolt, etc. Taoist The teachings are scattered during a book and does not give an impression of integrity.
A date of 1st page: "On some years to precede a three Taoist the masters had been engrossed in of the secret surgeries in a subject of weight adds, any only to them but to a world in big... Trying finds the successor ...". Well after this subject of the entity in a whole world has assumed of the money is spent in the book has been squandered.
5 / 5 Pearlie
Liked a magnitude of a product, displeased a touched partorisca lose when finalising a book after a magic big has experienced when that reading.
5 / 5 Hope
Thinks that other western readers will be disappointed in this quite dull history. If, I like him, you are to of the wait anything like an adventure for rasgar history "Wandering Taoist" trilogy to Give Ming Dao will be sorely there is disappointed. Also, you are expecting to learn roughly Taoism, has a lot of little technical information, and a whole thing law like the history of Sunday Escole - each exercise tries works, any one is like this virtuous like his professors, grows stronger and wiser every day. Any real conflict, any human interest. There are a lot of better books in English in Taoist technical [Mantak Crapped, Dres. Yang Jwing Ming, Luk Yu etc.], And a fictional history (yes knows is presented like this truth) of a Vagrant Taoist much more is entertaining. Ossia A first book that disappoints has read that Cleary is associated with. I can not recommend he for any one.
4 / 5 Dorene
Found that very laborious to try to read this droning history. Perhaps it has been it waiting for the to something likes 'A Vagrant Taoist' has not coming anywhere near when finding. Prpers Having studied Daoism for a past decade, found quell'absolutely that lacking of in this bad history has created. A boring history and has had any edge. There is the plot of boring histories, but few like this bad writings like this. If you insist to try it, try a library or take the copy has used. It does not squander yor the money is one . It have to that have a lot of utilisations copy . I have not been able to take to an end of him, so that has so many good books to read.
4 / 5 Vallie
Can vouch that ossia the one of truth rid it surprised and brilliant, like this calm so only would expect it be - (look in some other books Cleary has translated, and say me that the man with his skill and the test would squander his time on something worthy of the or two description of star.) He comprehensively coverages Wang Liping full formation and do like this thoroughly tongue a philosophy and principles of Taoism. To the long of a way details numerous Taoist practical, some so only in as that it is sure or possible. Wang The learning takes place in a street in a Cultural Revolution, and is also unusual in this Wang has three professors of two generations - the grandmaster and two mentors. A narrative is rich with annecdote, explanation and detail, this in spite of the yours feeling sluggish, maintaining an eye in a discharge and depth that is by train to be gestured the verse can try the little testing in better. As such the pode in fact frames for disconcertingly easy reading - (the majority of him has been related to two of Wang Liping students for Wang Liping he in the series of meetings.) Like the document of Taoism how is today this book is particularly lovely: it dips out of some monumental tasks, authorships and difficulties facing the title of name during Cina uneasy solving after the century upheaval and, perhaps a lot especially, he unceasingly plant Taoist philosophy and practical in a context of epistemology and contemporary knowledge. That is resulted abundantly clear on reading some authors' lucidas the explanations is that in his interaction with the Taoism of modern knowledge is dipped to result a pair of science Exc and that, in essence, is so only that already.
5 / 5 Emily
Adds disservices the people that is looking for information and illustration on Taoism. Some authors have used the map of china and the few books on Taoism to take a reader in an almost 300 fairy of accounts of page coated to read like the biography. A personality of tower of the characters the fast plus that the colour of chameleon done. Material there is the history in a book but one has created the situations go in a way.

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Rating: 4 out of 5 with 5 ratings
4 / 5 Chloe
Formed: Kindle Edition the centrical subjects of A book are like this appropriate to-day how were when they have been written and is has presented amiably. It have to that please any interested in a man and his philosophy.
4 / 5 Harvey
Formed: Kindle Edition Insightful and timeless. The must read partorisca those looking partorisca add perspective.
4 / 5 Loyd
of book: Kindle Edition A must has read!
Reason is that it ignores mental formation!?
5 / 5 Sylvie
Formed: Kindle the edition has been disappointed enough in this book. It is so only his notes, any one his history. I quickly bored with him.
5 / 5 Leila
The centrical subjects of a book are like this appropriate to-day how were when they have been written and is has presented amiably. It have to that please any interested in a man and his philosophy.