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D S Sinclair

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A must-read for all interested in better cognition

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Reviewed: 09-08-19

scientific, referenced and thoroughly evidenced and reflective. all the things you need from a book to help your mental health.

Exceptional, detailed and relevant

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Reviewed: 04-04-19

When listening to many of Du Bois' ideas and analyses, it is easy to forget when this book was written.

Powerful and intellectual, it is a great collection of essays and a comprehensive look at the key events that took place during that time period which led to many changes and challenges.

Very enjoyable, especially for teachers and educators.

Detailed and insightful

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Reviewed: 04-04-19

A comprehensive look at events which took place regarding Chappelle's career. It also has an unlying look at the mechanics and science behind his comedy and skills.
Not giving a specific answer to any questions, if you have enjoyed the work of Chappelle, this is a great short listen to get a deeper insight and understand what has taken place and the concepts of creative genius and control.

Mediocre and unfocused

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Reviewed: 01-03-19

He seems unable to decide if he wants to address a social commentary on race relations or not and ends up with lukewarm jokes which lack punch or real insight.

Still uses swear words as punchlines rather then developing narrative jokes or having shirt punchy jokes. There were some excellent ties which held the whole performance together but unlike other, better comics he lacked the intellectual sharpness which really adds to the enjoyment of the jokes.

Good for a few laughs.

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Great communication of key issues.

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Reviewed: 28-02-19

This book will be rubbished by many people and championed by many others.

Crucial issues are raised and well-connected with clear relation to reality. This book will not change how anyone thinks but may get some people to reflect on the context of their life and treatment of others.

An excellent book.

Some good insights but there are better books

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Reviewed: 27-11-18

The author begins his narrative with relatively clear concepts and focusing in the ideas of revolution and the plight of the oppressed overcoming oppression but as he begins to speak about the issues within the middle class, his language and approach becomes less dense and he wastes a lot of time with stories rather than approaches.

he then finishes with wishy washy, none summative or conclusions regarding statements about hope for the future.

Not enough acknowledgement of the requirements for education and ideas of social change

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A must read for all educators

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Reviewed: 17-11-18

Amazing. the new foreword and interviews add a lot of depth. I would advise this for all teachers and students to help inform their learning processes.

Required reading

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Reviewed: 07-10-18

A brilliant and necessary read for anyone wishing to become an informed stakeholder in the modern world.

Brilliant, every teacher and Londoner should read

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Reviewed: 05-09-18

thoroughly impressed on my first time reading Akala's work and I am thoroughly impressed and have learnt much.

major potholes but wonderful world building

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Reviewed: 26-08-18

a great set of characters, voice acting and scenarios but the central conflict is meaningless and many aspects are hollow. many people romantically say it is about interpretation but there are just under developed areas.
still a fun casual read but an incomplete universe.