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The Canceled Czech
An Evan Tanner Novel
Alan H. Sklar
Spieldauer: 6 Std. und 56 Min.
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Ever since a shred of shrapnel did a number on his brain's sleep center, Even Tanner has been awake 24/7. This gives him more time than your average underachiever. Time to learn the world's languages (he's fluent in Basque, but has trouble with Chinese). Time to embrace the world's lost causes and irredentist movements (The Flat Earth Society, the League for the Restoration of Cilician Armenia, the Society of the Left Hand).
The Pareto Principle, or the 80/20 Rule, is the product of the mind of Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923). In a nutshell, it asserts that, in most situations, 80% of outcomes are the product or outcome of 20% of efforts. In this audiobook, you will hear how America's new political and social landscape is impacting this principle and how this alteration may affect your life, and the life of others.
Introductory Conundrum: Would it not be a crushing tragedy to live in a places that never were, ore never will be HOME? To miss that simple fusion of geography, weather, worship, seasons, schools, gainful and creative work, community and family? To miss that PLACE where, like E.T.- we WOULD want to phone, if it WERE HOME? To never really belong, or be a part of the fabric of where we live-and not be fully living where we ARE?