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Geek Wisdom by N. K. Jemisin, Genevieve Valentine, Eric San Juan and Zaki Hasan
Aug 02, 2011 | ISBN 9781594745270
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Very smart looking tome.”—

“Geek Wisdom
 proves that insight needn’t come from dusty old tomes and the lips of long-dead philosophers. Maybe C-3P0 isn’t Socrates and The Superfriends aren’t a French Salon, but that doesn’t mean they don’t have anything to teach us.”—
Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teaching of Nerd Culture is not only an invaluable guide into geekdom it’s also indispensable if you have to go undercover and penetrate a secret geek society.”—

“Any good story, religious or not, can be deconstructed to find an underlying message. That’s the unifying theme of Geek Wisdom, which treats pop culture as a form of secular religion, delivering insights on life from talking robots, flying dragons and everything in between.”—PopMatters

“Premise is nothing short of brilliant.”—Florida Times Union

Table Of Contents


A Note on Spoilers

I. My Name Is Inigo Montoya
(wisdom about the self)

II. Form Feet and Legs
(wisdom about relationships)

III. We Are All Individuals
(wisdom about humankind)

IV. Knowing Is Half the Battle
(wisdom about conflict)

V. Billions and Billions
(wisdom about the universe)

VI. In the Year 2929
(wisdom about the future)

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