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Books That Have Made History: Books That Can Change Your Life
- Narrated by: Rufus J. Fears
- Length: 18 hrs and 27 mins
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Tackle these questions and more in these 36 engaging lectures. Beginning with his definition of a Great Book as one that possesses a great theme of enduring importance, noble language that "elevates the soul and ennobles the mind," and a universality that enables it to "speak across the ages," Professor Fears examines a body of work that offers extraordinary wisdom to those willing to receive it.
You'll study dozens of works, from the Aeneid and the book of Job to Othello and 1984 - works that range in time from the 3rd millennium B.C. to the 20th century, and in locale from Mesopotamia and China to Europe and America. Professor Fears approaches each of these works from an entirely different direction, considering philosophical and moral perspectives that superbly complement a purely literary understanding.Grasping these philosophical and moral perspectives is crucial to the education of every thoughtful person. These works that have shaped the minds of great individuals, who, in turn, have shaped events of historic magnitude. You'll study the underlying ideas of each great work to see how these ideas can be put to use in a moral and ethical life."History is our sense of the past," Professor Fears says. "And these Great Books are our links to the great ideas of the past. They educate us to live our lives in a free and responsible way."
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This is Now about Exploring Truth
This is about how to create snd promote Fake historians. Great books of greatest poets, scientists are kept out of reach.
One must dig and find them without influence if these academics manipulating people’s thoughts. Hypnotizes.
Evil ( Hitler) , as he says, empowers by gamers, fake scientists and political injustice.
Truth? Is to explore, by impartial, thirsty, passionate people. This are not writing books for stats, or giving lectures to vegetables.
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