Michael E Allen

Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (16 of 19)
Location: PUTNEY, LONDON England


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,697,133 - Total Helpful Votes: 16 of 19
Battle for the Mind by W. Sargant
Battle for the Mind by W. Sargant
11 of 14 people found the following review helpful
In the guise of a book review, the Yorkshire reviewer has simply attacked a viewpoint that he clearly finds disgusting. I must say I do not like the viewpoint either, but it is a matter of if
1) it is correct and
2) it adds to human knowledge
that must be critical.
Battle for the Mind contains a good scientific review and sufficient information from religeous history to convince me it is correct; its validity is further enhanced by the fact that the methods work. There is no point in shooting the messenger; if the facts are correct, describing them is not sinful.
There seems to be little interest in the viewpoint expressed by W Sargant in the general public, which… Read more
Seeds of Change: Five Plants That Transformed Mank&hellip by Henry Hobhouse
5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Like the first reviewer, I also rate this with 5 stars: it is as much about the history of vegetables as "Fear of Flying" was about aeronautics. The case histories tell you more about the virtues and vices of capitalism than you would think possible.