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<div style="color: #666666">Answer added in topic Literature.</div><br /><div id="ld_DdhakW_9427"><div style="font-weight: bold; color: #000000"><a class="user" href="/L-Luis-Figueroa">L (Luis) Figueroa</a><span class="rep">, </span><span id="__w2_eBaiilL_link"><span class="rep" id="__w2_eBaiilL_sig">Technology Consultant; R&amp;D Manager; Researcher;...</span></span><div class="hover_menu hidden" style="display: none" id="__w2_eBaiilL_menu"><div class="hover_menu_nub"></div><div class="menu_contents growl_notification" id="__w2_eBaiilL_menu_contents"> </div></div></div><br />Some great choices in previous posts. Several  from my knothole are provided below:<br /><br />Bhagavad Gita (strictly a long poem) ----Foundations of Indian spiritual traditions of reincarnation, karma and dharma<br /><br />Analects by Confucius---Foundations of Chinese thought with emphasis on tradition, harmony, ritual, respect for elders and musical training<br /><br />Hebrew Bible and New Testament----Foundations of Judaism and Christian thought and religion<br /><br />The Republic by Plato----Determining truth and the best form of government<br /><br />Confessions by Augustine---Sinful and lustful youth and how he became a Christian<br /><br />Quran----Foundations of Islamic thought and religion<br /><br />Don Quixote by Miguel Cervantes----The dreamer in all of us, where hope is eternal<br /><br />Candide by Voltaire ----the rejection of optimism and a benevolent God<br /><br />Principia by Isaac Newton-----Started modern revolution in science by describing the mathematical principles associated with gravity<br /><br />The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli----Pragmatic advice for rulers<br /><br />The Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith---- Described foundations for capitalist economic theory<br /><br />Communist Manifesto and Das Kapital by Karl Marx---Described foundations for socialist/communist economic theory<br /><br />Origins of the Species by Charles Darwin----Basis for evolution based on natural selection<br /><br />From the the Earth to the Moon by Jules Verne---Imaginative work about what science could do<br /><br />War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells---The potential for humans to unite when facing a crisis(alien invasion in this case)<br /><br />Animal Farm and 1984 by George Orwell---What an all powerful state might do if left unchecked<br /><br />Brave New World by Aldous Huxley----The potential power of the state to control humanity through technology<br /><br />The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Keynes--The importance of government intervention during significant economic recessions/depressions<br /><br />The Road to Serfdom by Frederick Hayek---Describes the dangers of extreme government central planning<br /><br />My Years with General Motors by Alfred Sloan---Defined the principles for managing the modern corporation<br /><br />On the Road by Jack Kerouac----Living a life of wandering and spontaneity in America<br /><br /><a style="font-weight: bold" href="">See question on Quora</a></div>

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<div style="color: #666666">In Politics: Answer added.</div><br /><div id="ld_ToDy6l_524"><div style="font-weight: bold; color: #000000"><a class="user" href="/Fred-Landis">Fred Landis</a><span id="__w2_exg2sKn_link"></span><div class="hover_menu hidden" style="display: none" id="__w2_exg2sKn_menu"><div class="hover_menu_nub"></div><div class="menu_contents growl_notification" id="__w2_exg2sKn_menu_contents"> </div></div></div><br />1.the election of Socialist Salvador Allende in Chile-the first election of a Marxist in world history and something the US had predicted(threatened,guar<wbr />anteed) would never happen.When he appeared at the UN,his speech received the longest standing ovation in history.<br />2.the election of Luis Inacio da Silva or Lula as president of Brazil in 2002<br />Lula,like Allende,had tried twice previously to be <a href="http://elected.An" rel="nofollow" target="_blank" class="external_link">elected.An</a> uneducated worker turned out to be the most successful president in Brazilian history and the most popular political leader on the World stage.<br />I am proud to say that I was in Chile for all Allende&#039;s campaigns and in Brazil for each Lula candidacy.I was very impressed by the huge support Lula had in the 1989 campaign in the rich neighborhoods of Rio.<br /><br /><a style="font-weight: bold" href="">See question on Quora</a></div>

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