Friday Links 08-01-04

From the Web

The Two-Party Swindle – Are the interests of politicians and voters aligned?

CEO’s Read More Fiction – A reader sent me this link about how CEO’s often read more fiction than non-fiction business books, which echoes my feelings in this post. Another coincidence, I noticed the title of Faust in the snapshot of one library, which I just finished reading a week ago.

From the Archives

How to Make Commitments You Will Actually Keep – For those of you planning to start a New Year’s Resolution, here are some of my thoughts on sticking with commitments.

From the Shelf

Ender’s Game – A great science fiction novel by Orson Scott Card, this book follows the story of a young boy recruited to lead the world’s armies. The boy is incredibly smart, but suffers under the intense training he is forced through.

  • PK

    Oh, I just love Ender’s Game, but maybe Ender’s Shadow even more. Definitely worth reading. I am looking forward to the movie, still it worries me a little.

  • tracy ho

    Thanks for your article, will read it & hopefully its triggle my mind,

    Good Luck ,

    Tracy ho

  • Niels

    Ender’s Game is one of the most enjoyable books I’ve ever read.