It’s 100 days since I launched my book How To Win Like Trump — and it’s free until tomorrow.
More than 1,000 people downloaded a copy yesterday, putting it at number one in two categories and inside the top 200 of all books on Kindle.
“That is the use of money: it enables us to get what we want instead of what other people think we want.”
George Bernard Shaw
From this excellent Canadian defence of property rights by John Robson. He notes the irony of Shaw the socialist being the source of this quote. Read the whole thing. A great illustration of common Anglosphere values.
My book can also be bought with money.
“Patriotism has nothing to do with conservatism. It is devotion to something that is changing but is felt to be mystically the same … I would sooner have had that kind of upbringing than be like the left-wing intellectuals who are so ‘enlightened’ that they cannot understand the most ordinary emotions.”
George Orwell, ‘My Country Left or Right’
If you’re interested in the power of the most ordinary emotions, you might like my book.
Nothing so needs reforming as other people’s habits.Mark Twain
If you have a sense of humour, you might like my book.
A psychological phenomenon in which the mind responds to a stimulus (an image or a sound) by perceiving a familiar pattern where none exists.
Successful politicians are good at exploiting pareidolia to let voters hear what they want in their words. If that makes sense to you, you may find what you are looking for in my book.
To run hither and thither.
Via Futility Closet.
If you like words, you might like my book. It has some good ones.
Fascinating article in Wired about an important mathematical proof that took a surprisingly long time to be noticed.
One of those moments that tells us a lot about how hard ideas have to fight to be heard even if they are right.
If you’re interested in how to get ideas across, you might like my book.
“Open rebuke is better than hidden love.”
If you like plain words, you might like my book. It’s full of them.