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Jacques Mattheij recommends these 3 books:

Last and First Men: Olaf Stapledon: 9781494840174

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Understanding Power: The Indispensible Chomsky: Noam Chomsky, John Schoeffel, R. Mitchell: 9781565847033

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Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media: Edward S. Herman, Noam Chomsky: 9780375714498

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Jacques Mattheij says,

Chomsky is one of the most eloquent people that I've ever come across. Manufacturing consent and Understanding power are life changing books. They are in the sense that after reading them you will look at the media and politics in a new way and that that way will never leave you. It's like putting on glasses when you didn't know you needed them. The other book that makes you look at current events and your own life in a different perspective is Last and First Men by Stapledon. The book follows the 'first men' (us) and their successors across billions of years. Not all movement in time is progress and not all change is natural.

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