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  • (Score: 0) by Anonymous Coward on Monday October 15 2018, @11:02AM

    by Anonymous Coward on Monday October 15 2018, @11:02AM (#748955)

    Apology: Plato

    Plato's account of Socrates making his case in the Athenian courts. Unlike the Sophists he was critical of, Socrates made his case with reason, evidence, and thought provoking questions. Socrates is one of my favorite people because questioning assumptions and beliefs is something we should all do regularly. Socrates was executed in the end. This tragedy, along with Milgram's experiments and numerous real life examples show the danger in not doing so.

    Influence: Robert Cialdini

    How governments, salesmen, and other influencers get people to do what they want.

    Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits: Phil Fisher

    Phil Fisher is considered the founder of growth investing principles. His 15 points can be applied to running your own business as well as stock suggestions.

    Your Money or Your Life: Vicki Robin and Joe Dominguez

    A book that walks you through transforming your life to be more in line with your values. Highly respected by the FIRE community.

    Early Retirement Extreme: Jacob Fisker

    The principles and mental framework used be a physicist that was able to retire after a short 5 years of working by replacing money with skills and rejecting conventional "needs".