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Marie Snyder
Thrice Removed
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3 min readJul 16, 2022

Alphabetical list so older posts don’t get lost in the shuffle!

BOOKS

Arendt’s On Violence — philosophy
Beavan’s No Impact Man — environment, climate change
Born’s Deepening Community — philosophy, sociology, community
Brown’s Braving the Wilderness — psychology, self-help
Camus’s The Plagueretelling, environment
Carr’s The Shallows — internet, psychology
Chomsky’s Understanding Power — politics, sociology
Cozolino’s Neuroscience for Psychotherapy — psychology, neuroscience
Davis’s Disconnect — health, internet
Davis’s The Secret History of the War on Cancer — health, politics, industry
Diamond’s Collapse — climate change, politics, genocide
Erikson’s Childhood and Society — identity, Sartre, Freud, Cozolino
Frankl’s Man’s Search for Meaning — psychotherapy, meaning of life
Freud’s Beyond the Pleasure Principle — psychology, philosophy
Freud’s Civilization and its Discontents — philosophy, physiology
Freud’s Future of an Illusion — philosophy, science v religion
Gertz’s Nihilism — philosophy
Gertz’s Nihilism and Technology — philosophy, internet
Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence — neuropsychology, psychotherapy
Greenblatt’s The Swerve — philosophy, Epicurus, Lucretius
Hari’s Lost Connections — psychology, anxiety, depression, pharmaceuticals
Hedges’s Empire of an Illusion — sociology, pornography, politics
Holthaus’s The Future Earth — environment, climate change
Kendi’s Antiracism — race, education
Klein’s The Shock Doctrine — neoliberal politics, privatization
Kolbert’s Sixth Extinction — environment, climate change
Kolbert’s Under a White Skyenvironment
Laird’s Price of a Bargain — economics, politics, China
MacKinnon’s Call to Stop Shopping — consumerism, shop local
Malm’s How to Blow Up a Pipeline — capitalism, covid-19, feminism
Mann’s Madhouse Effect — environment, psychology
Mann’s New Climate War — environment, legislation
Manne’s Down Girl — gender equity, philosophy, sociology, politics
Manson’s Everything is F*ucked — “philosophy,” self-help
Maté’s The Wisdom of Trauma — self-help
McQuaig’s Sport and Prey of Capitalists — politics, Ontario, privatization Menakem’s My Grandmother’s Hands — psychotherapy, race
Monbiot’s Heat — environment, energy transition
Monbiot’s Out of the Wreckage environment
Montaigne’s “Of Cruelty” — philosophy, morality
Nagle’s Kill All Normies — politics, internet
Odell’s How to Do Nothing — internet, philosophy, psychology, sociology
Prensky’s Teaching Digital Natives — internet, education
Rawat’s Hear Yourself — mindfulness, spirituality
Rich’s Losing Earth — environment, politics
Rose’s The Big Necessity — environment, sanitation
Russell’s The Conquest of Happiness — philosophy
Sahlberg’s Finnish Lessons — educational reform
Sandel’s Tyranny of Merit — philosophy, education
Saul’s A Fair Country — Canadian history
Seligman’s The Hope Circuit — positive psychology, history
Seneca’s On the Shortness of Life — philosophy
Slee’s No One Makes You Shop at Wal-Mart — economics, psychology,
Snyder’s On Tyranny — politics, genocide
Srinivasan’s The Right to Sexphilosophy, equity, sex work, legislation
Thich’s Miracle of Mindfulness — mindfulness, psychology, spirituality
Varoufakis’s Economics for Dummies — economics, philosophy
Wallace-Wells’s The Uninhabitable Earth — environment
Yalom’s The Gift of Therapy — psychotherapy

LECTURES and INTERVIEWS

Chomsky’s Interviews — Ralph Nader, Yanis Vanoufakis, Contrapoints…
Hedges on America: The Farewell Tour — politics
Hedges on Revolution, Media, Prison, Corruption, and Hope — prison
Reich’s The System — with Sandel on politics, economics
Solms’s 2019 Wallerstein Lecture — neuro-psychotherapy, Freud,
Taylor’s Crises of Democracy — politics

DOCUMENTARIES

Before the Flood — climate change, environment
Century of the Self —Curtis, psychology
Disruption — climate change, activism
End of Suburbia — car culture, environment
Ethos — politics, environment
Food Inc. — agriculture, health, vegetarian
Game Changers Review — vegetarian, health, sports
HyperNormalisation — Curtis, psychology
Inequality for All — Reich, economics, neoliberal politics
Inside Job Condensed — politics, economics, sub-prime mortgage scandal
Planet of the Humans Review — “documentary,” environment
Water on the Table — environment, water resource management
The Wisdom of Trauma — Gabor Maté, addiction, ADHD, psychology

COLLECTIONS OF IDEAS

Buddhist Perspective on Addiction: Nothing is Vital — Buddhism, addiction
Changing Perceptions of Autism — Theory of Mind, empathy…
End of Exploitation? — Aristotle, Seneca, Monesquieu, Rousseau…
Fruitful Exploration of the Core — identity, Descartes, Locke, Hume…
On Marxism and Limits to Capitalism — Marx, Locke, Mill, Smith…
Sharing the Art of Helping — therapy vs coaching vs bartending

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