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Aidan Fogel Smith    #16486
Toronto    ON Canada     Posted: Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 14:47:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Hi everyone!

Really enjoying reading these thoughts.

If anybody is the Ontario area is on here please email me. Looking for people to share ideas with. :)

Kaitlyn R    #16484
       Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 8:46:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Ishmael was an incredibly mind blowing book!! I can't believe how relevant it is for society's current situation. We need enlightenment!

Sammy Castonguay    #16481
Ontario    OR USA     Posted: Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 12:21:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

After ~10 years since I first read Ishmael and followed up with the rest, I think I have finally internalized these concepts. Ive recently started revisiting (for only the 2nd time since first reading) the Public Teachings in Story of B and am finding that these concepts have been helping me make life decisions all along. That said, I am now beginning to embark on the local quest to discuss this material as much as possible, in context of my perceived solutions: permaculture. I think this is a good transition out of old habits while allowing my children to find their connection to the Gaia. Thank you, Mr. Quinn and all others that have continued to spread these words.

Jody McMaster    #16480
Searchmont    Ontario Canada     Posted: Thursday, February 2, 2017 at 4:17:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

As I am sure you hear regularly, thank you, for your courage. To put to print such dangerous and revolutionary thinking , in this age of control is the kind of strength I try to show my seven children. Thank you also for showing me that I am not insane and that we are living in a horribly contrary way. We live in the wild of Northern Ontario , Canada, on a small homestead. We live and raise our children very close to the land. We are a Metis family and run a small wildcrafted herbal products business. Just felt the need to thank you.

Kevin Waring    #16478
Brooklyn    NY USA     Posted: Friday, January 20, 2017 at 17:13:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Thank you Mr.Quinn. You're a life changer.

Thomas Levens    #16476
Mobile    AL USA     Posted: Wednesday, January 4, 2017 at 19:29:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Ishmael has without a doubt, changed my life for the better. Only other Ishmael readers will understand.

Mark Lewis Schulman    #16474
   USA     Posted: Sunday, November 13, 2016 at 14:40:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Quick recovery! No more missteps like our society, please.

Camille    #16473
Ketchum    ID United States     Posted: Sunday, November 6, 2016 at 20:53:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

With Harambe gone, will there be hope for Man?

Joel Thomas    #16472
Prescott    AZ USA     Posted: Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 12:20:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

It is almost 15 years to the day that I first registered on the site. Over that period of time I have reread Ishmael uncountable times. Just yesterday I made a referral of the book to a retired theologian.

I note that this site has over 11,000 registered folks. There also seems to be a lack of activity lately. When I first registered there was a flurry of activity from people who would define themselves as being "B." I wonder how many of them are still "Talking the talk other than Walking the talk?"

Now in my midpoint of the ninth decade of life, I can safely say that I really "don't know!" Throughout my journey. I discovered many sages confirm the wisdom of Daniel Quinn. I observe a political climate where my species accepts the myth of the takers despite the availability of this information.

I tire of writing this note and wish to go on to something else. Quoting from Edward R. Murrow, a radio commentator in the 1950s, "Good luck and good night."

Lidia Pajarito    #16470
Ogden    UT USA     Posted: Sunday, October 2, 2016 at 20:4:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Ishmael changed my life <3 I hand out copies of Ishmael to people all the time =)

Moose    #16469
HILLSBORO    OR United States     Posted: Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 16:2:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

New Evidence From Prehistoric Human Teeth Reveals What The 'Paleo Diet' Really Looked Like — And It's Not What You Think


Matt White    #16467
Fresno    California United States     Posted: Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 13:47:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

My personal readings over the last couple years have led me to Taleb, Mandelbrot, Kahneman, Petersen, Abbey and now Quinn. My first "reading" (Audio) of Ishmael was a breath of fresh air. Thanks for sharing your ideas. They have implications far beyond biology and mythology. I look forward to further readings.

Andrew    #16466
Toronto    ON Canada     Posted: Friday, July 29, 2016 at 8:20:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Hey Daniel! Here's hoping you all the best and a speedy recovery. Wow it's been something like 10 years and that old ape still helps me on my path to tell (and live) a new story. You inspire us Mr Quinn!

Pablo Delis    #16461
West Chester    Pennsylvania USA     Posted: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at 12:33:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Great book! Changed my perspective on a lot of things!

sandi    #16460
Depok    West Java Indonesia     Posted: Monday, January 25, 2016 at 6:39:0 CST (GMT -6:00)

Dear Mr Quinn, I'm quite intrigued by Ishmael and am now reading The Story of B. I feel like I know what Ishmael is trying to tell us, but at the same time I feel in the dark as well. The totality of what is said is simply overwhelming, it's so obvious and because of that it's just to hard to believe.

I want to try to translate your book in Bahasa Indonesia, so I could spread the news to more people here. I already suggest your book to my friends. But, it's hard to find your book in Indonesia, even in Jakarta.

I will try to communicate with you if I manage to translate even just 1 chapter of your book, I feel so terribly foolish even to imagine I could comprehend pieces in the book, but I'll try.

best regards Sandi

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