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How to Mind Map: The Thinking Tool That Will Change Your Life by Tony Buzan

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A practical pocket guide that teaches you how to Mind Map with ease from Tony Buzan, the inventor of the Mind Map.

Mind Maps® are the ultimate thinking tool for maximizing your brainpower and radically improving your performance. Mind Mapping is a revolutionary system of planning and note taking that has changed the lives of millions of people all over the world.

How to Mind Map is THE definitive guide to Mind Maps brought to you by their inventor Tony Buzan. This practical pocket guide explains everything you need to know about Mind Maps and shows how they make it easy to:

Get started on and plan a project
• Think up brilliant ideas
• Remember things
• Save time.

An intriguing way of taking notes and simplifying the note-taking process…wish I learned this when I was in high school. I may have been a better student! (Then again, maybe not! lol But I would have been better at note taking.)

Godspeed & Good Reads!

Doc Murf

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Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth by Ben Shapiro

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When parents send their children off to college, mom and dad hope they’ll return more cultivated, knowledgeable, and astute–able to see issues from all points of view. But, according to Ben Shapiro, there’s only one view allowed on most college campuses: a rabid brand of liberalism that must be swallowed hook, line, and sinker. In this explosive book, Ben Shapiro, a college student himself, reveals how America’s university system is one of the largest brainwashing machines on the planet. Examining this nationwide problem from firsthand experience, Shapiro shows how the leftists who dominate the universities–from the administration to the student government, from the professors to the student media–use their power to mold impressionable minds. Fresh and bitterly funny, this book proves that the universities, far from being a place for open discussion, are really dungeons of the mind that indoctrinate students to become socialists, atheists, race-baiters, and narcissists.

This is an excellent primer for those intending to go into the university system, either as a student or an academic. While this is not a universal truth by any stretch of the imagination, it is quite telling of the university mindset and academia.

Godspeed & Good Reads!

Doc Murf

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How to Debate Leftists and Destroy Them: 11 Rules for Winning the Argument Kindle Edition by Ben Shapiro

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The problem, as Ben Shapiro puts it in this must-read, is that “because conservatives don’t think about how to win that they constantly lose” in confrontations with leftists. The solution is to stop taking the bullying and learning to argue for victory.
Among Shapiro’s rules for beating the left in confrontations are:
Be willing to take a punch. (conservatives tend to shy away from confrontations because the left is rhetorically violent; but it is important “to walk toward the fire.” )
Hit hard, hit first. (leftists stage muggings; instead of fighting by Marquis of Queensberry rules, conservatives need to accept the strategy Mike Tyson: “Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth.”)
Immediately frame the debate. (“When you’re discussing global warming , for example, the proper question is not whether man is causing global warming but whether man can fix global warming—a question to which the universally acknowledged answer is no unless we are willing to revert to the pre industrial age.”)
There are eight more rules that will allow a conservative to debate a leftist and destroy him. How to Debate Leftists and Destroy Them is not just a “how to” book. It is a survival manual.

By far one of the most succinct and to the point discussions on debating someone from the opposite side of the isle (i.e., a leftest minded liberal.) Just as discussed in his book that the left has one play to knock you down and get you off your game. But a debate with a liberal minded individual is, in fact, a war. And you must be willing to strike first and strike hard! And keep striking until they are finished. This is one of the greatest failing of the conservative movement because they believe that they can overcome all these hits with something substantive…but people only see and understand when you have been knocked out…we all have this failing because we were brought up, overall with a sense of fair play. But in a war, all stops must be pulled and you must be willing to win the war, not just the argument.

Without a doubt, a very good read and worthwhile information! It is a short book and would & could very easily be put to memory and to the test!

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Doc Murf

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How To Remember Everything With Tom Weber

How To Remember Everything With Tom Weber | UDEMY

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Tom Weber • Memory Recall Training Expert, Course Instructor/Co-Owner

Learn how to remember names, dates, presentations, speeches and anything else that holds importance in your life!

This was the first UDEMY course I tried, was very impressed by Tom Weber’s presentation of the material and the different techniques in order to create a better short term working memory for myself. Very impressive! I am always looking for new courses, or old, that will help me learn something new, or old, and better my understanding of the material. This was definitely helpful!

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Doc Murf

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Public Schools, Public Menace by Joel Turtel

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Parents, what if your local public school is a menace to your child’s mind, education, and future? What if public schools are hopelessly beyond repair and simply cannot give your children the education they need and deserve?
Do you have children who do poorly in school or are bored or frustrated with school? In contrast to what most public-school officials will tell you, in most cases the problem lies with the schools, not with your children. It turns out that millions of children, including yours, have good reasons to hate public school, reasons that you as a parent should not ignore.

In his hard-hitting new book, “Public Schools, Public Menace: How Public Schools Lie To Parents and Betray Our Children,” Joel Turtel argues that public schools have become so dangerous and such a waste of time for America’s children, that parents should vote with their feet and look elsewhere to educate their kids.

In “Public Schools, Public Menace,” the author reveals:

* how public schools deceive parents into thinking their kids are doing well in school by using dumbed-down tests, textbooks, and grading systems
* how public schools cripple children’s ability to read and destroy their love of learning
* why over four million school children a day take mind-altering drugs like Ritalin
* why desperate minority parents should not pin their hopes on vouchers, charter schools, or the No Child Left Behind Act
* how these schools indoctrinate our children with anti-parent, anti-American, and anti-Judeo-Christian values
* 22 ways parents can home-school their children, even if they work

Turtel explains why parents should think seriously about taking their children out of public school, permanently. Children don’t have to suffer through 12 years of a mind-numbing, third-rate public-school education. “Public Schools, Public Menace” explores and gives a detailed Resource list of many quality, low-cost education alternatives that parents can take advantage of right now, from accredited Internet schools and computer learning software to inexpensive learn-to-read and learn-math books and home-schooling.

He also shows parents how home-schooling can be a lot easier, less costly, and less time-consuming than they might think.

Joel Turtel is an education policy analyst and author of “The Welfare State: No Mercy For the Middle Class. He lives in New York State.”

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