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Magic Bean Books and Readings / Essays

Magic Bean Books

The Pyramid of Rational Thought and How It Leads to Extinction and other essays by Carl Nelson 

Why look at just the leading edge of contemporary thought, when you can look at all the edges.  Take a flaneur's stroll about the perimeters with our author.  Learn how to swat a fly, how best to kill a suffering creature, generate pleasure, succeed in life, pursue a career in art, earn money from home, outsource your personality and much, much more.

The Audience Is a Mob and other essays by Carl Nelson

Theater is a little rougher than you might think.  Deer hunting takes on an obsession.  Between big cities and little towns, big cities are in some ways the more conforming.  How Chicken Little prospers.  A tribute to failure.  And what's with these bearded fellows who shave their upper lips?  Plus more...