4 out of 4 stars
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The Final Keystone is a nonfiction book written by John Kevin Crowley. Every case in the history of the law had three elements: trust, betrayal, and accountability. This book tells our story and shows how history, law, philosophy, and religion are all intertwined with the human predicament.
The book began with an overview of the challenges that the elites and the general public faced. We see the Greeks, as well as the events and beliefs that took place in this part of the world. The author then takes the readers on a historical journey that began with Socrates, one of Greece's most well-known philosophers, and continued with Plato, a social engineer, and an idealist; Aristotle, a pragmatic philosopher; and on to the present day to unlock the potential of a brighter future. This book was written from a powerful and moving historical perspective, highlighting how mankind has progressed socially, economically, and spiritually. The story ended with a lecture on language's power and influence over all categories of human life.
The author expertly integrated politics, philosophy, psychology, and religion. They were all expertly integrated by the author. He included thought-provoking explanations to learn from, which can help us avoid repeating past errors and failures.
There are numerous great parts to the book. It is genuine. The author recounted the good, terrible, and ugly aspects of life. The chapters were given titles, which gave me an idea of what to expect. I liked how the author included a list of references at the end of the book. So, if the reader wants to know where some of the material came from, he'll have no trouble doing so. To avoid confusion, I loved how the author included translations for all of the words that were not in English. I came to a point in the book where the author mentioned Napoleon's parents' names. I found out that their last name wasn't the same as his. I loved how the author explained why this was the case.
The only issue I had was the wrong numbering of some pages. An example was on page 121. After page 121, the subsequent page should have been page 122, but it wasn't so. It was still on page 121. Some others were on pages 116 and 128. The editing of the book was professionally done as I encountered just a few errors. There was only a minor profane word present. However, these did not affect my overall enjoyment of the book, and as such, I'll award it a rating of 4 out of 4 stars.
I'll recommend this book to ardent readers who want to understand how we got into this world scenario and gain insight into how to deal with future circumstances. This book will appeal to history and philosophy enthusiasts alike.
The Final Keystone
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