About Buster Benson

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  • Buster shared from Girl in a Band: A Memoir by Kim Gordon
    Southern California was a never-ending source of amusement for him: its pockets of sun-struck conservatism; the bizarre good manners and politeness, as if everyday life had been reduced to a series of curves, blunted, similar, unchanging.
    Note: YES. Kim Gordon is helping me understand why Californians are still a bit alien feeling to my east coast sensibilities.
  • Buster shared from American Gods: The Tenth Anniversary Edition: A Novel by Neil Gaiman
    One day every soldier in the empire has to shower in the blood of your sacrificial bull. The next they don’t even remember your birthday.”
    Note: Pretty much sums up this book.
  • Buster shared from Lying (Kindle Single) by Sam Harris
    How would your relationships change if you resolved never to lie again? What truths might suddenly come into view in your life? What kind of person would you become? And how might you change the people around you? It is worth finding out.
    Note: "How would your relationships change if you resolved never to lie again?"
  • Buster shared from Lying (Kindle Single) by Sam Harris
    Many lives are almost scandal-proof. Vulnerability comes in pretending to be someone you are not.
    Note: "Vulnerability comes in pretending to be someone you are not." True or false?
  • Buster shared from Free Will by Sam Harris
    You can do what you decide to do—but you cannot decide what you will decide to do.
    Note: "You can do what you decide to do but you cannot decide what you will decide to do."
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Buster Benson