I frequently buy books that I don't expect to get around to reading. Sometimes I do it to support the author, sometimes I just want a copy of the book even though I expect not to read it.
I don't know if I'll read this one, though I wouldn't be averse to it, but the author runs a podcast that I listen to for free, and I think she's rather smart.
Imagine that you and everyone you know were somehow exempt from employment and taxes. Not quite rich, not quite poor, sometimes life was hard, sometimes easy, but at no time in your life did you have a job or have to deal with money at all.
Now... now you understand why Bigfoot / Yeti / Abominable Snowman / Skunk Ape keep themselves hidden as much as possible. To preserve their slack.
The Bible and Shakespeare are like cheat codes to most English-language culture. Leaving aside the good or the bad of it, the more you know the Bible and Shakespeare the more you can see how a certain game has been played. I have found it worth my time to memorize a small amount of it. If I could recommend one and only one verse to memorize and consider often, it would be...
More boomer rage: who told all these people about vampire electricity drain? Unplugging devices every single time after use is insane. I refuse to believe that you're saving even $5 per year to poorly designed standby devices. Then you try to mansplain the concept of charging per kilowatt hour and they get upset like you insulted their prophet. They put so much effort into useless tasks and assume they know about subjects they're woefully ignorant about. Seething!
The proudest animal under the sun, and the wisest animal under the sun,—they have come out to reconnoiter.