Reading

Writings That Raise Awareness

The following reading list is a collection of books, articles, and publications that I highly recommend you take the time to read. Each of these books will help to increase your social awareness and understanding of the world. Over time I will add a brief TRI summary and chapter-by-chapter highlight review for some of the titles.


Essentials of Philosophy
By James Mannion
(Philosophical/Spiritual)
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A Peoples History of the United States: 1492-Present
By Howard Zinn
(Political/Social)
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The World As I See It
By Albert Einstein
(Political/Social/Philosophical)
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Strength To Love
By Martin Luther King Jr.
(Political/Social/Philosophical/Spiritual)
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The Audacity of Hope: Thoughts on Reclaiming the American Dream
By Barrack Obama
(Political/Social)
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Profit over People : Neoliberalism and Global Order
By Noam Chomsky
(Political/Social/Economic)
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The Empathic Civilization: A Race to Global Consciousness in a World in Crisis
By Jeremy Rifkin
(Social/Economic/Philosophical)
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Madison Writings
By James Madison – Editor Jack N. Rakove of The Library of America
(Political)
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The New Freedom: A call for the Emancipation of the Generous Energies of A People
By Woodrow Wilson
(Political/Social)
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Pedagogy of the Oppressed
By Paulo Freire’s
(Political/Social)
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Bhagavad Gita “As It Is”
By A.C.Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
(Spiritual/Philosophical)
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Writings To Beware Of

The following list contains writings that you should also take the time to read but you must beware of the malicious ideas they propagate. Once you grasp the core concepts of each of the writings you will be able to recognize which people or organizations in our society continue the perpetuate these vicious values.



The Prince
By Niccolo Machiavelli
Editor: Rob McMahon
Translator: W.K. Marriot
(Political/Social)
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The Art of War
By Sun Tzu
(Political/Social)
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The 48 Laws of Power
By Robert Greene, Joost Effers
(Social)
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