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131: What Books Are We Reading?

131: What Books Are We Reading?

We’re back! After a brief but productive hiatus, the Society and the State podcast is back in production and we have a lot to discuss. In today’s episode, Connor and Bryan each share 3 of the books currently taking up space on their respective night stands. See what’s captured our interest and attention of late and feel free to add your suggestions for other worthwhile books in the comments section.  Links mentioned: Disturbing the Nest: Family Change and Decline in Modern Societies (Social Institutions and Social Change)By David Popenoe Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth Pre-Suasion: […]
March 27, 2019
40: How to Write a Book

40: How to Write a Book

Writing a book isn’t the easiest thing you’ll ever do. But if you have an idea that you wish to share or defend or are looking to build your credibility with like-minded individuals, it’s a highly worthwhile pursuit. In this episode, Connor shares many of the hard-won lessons that he’s learned while writing and publishing 13 books. What he has to say will inspire you if you aspire to be an author and it will also help you more easily navigate what can be a daunting process.
October 20, 2017
3: Why Free People Still Read Books

3: Why Free People Still Read Books

Throughout human history, one of the clearest dividing lines between those who were free and those who weren’t was whether or not a person could read and write. It’s as true today as it was in ancient Greece or Rome. Technology has put unfathomable amounts of information at our fingertips but what good does it do us if we don’t read? Connor and Bryan tackle the challenges and rewards that await those who still see the value of building their understanding of the world around them by feeding their minds from great books. They also share some of their top […]
July 11, 2017