An essay by a science fiction writer and a doctor of engineering who looks at an apartment from the point of view of biology rather than residence.
According to the author, various creatures live in the apartment. There are stray cats wandering around the apartment looking for prey, and there are trees that have been erected between dong and dong. There are also small microbes that are invisible to our eyes, such as the amoeba virus.
It is the author’s idea that living creatures living in an apartment influence each other and maintain a ‘symbiotic’ relationship. Of course, people who live in apartments are also deeply affected by these creatures. What the author pays attention to is the chemical reaction between each other that occurs in this entangled relationship.
The author says that the living space of an apartment changes not only humans but also the living things around them, changing the habitats and soil of living things.
In the foreword, the author said, “I think apartments are the most easily accessible environment around us and that reveals the unique characteristics of the city well. and introduce
book trigger. 340 pages. 16,800 won.
▲ History of University = By Nam Nam-won.
Universities have long established themselves as the backbone of society. When the Reformation swept across continental Europe in the 16th century, universities acted as ‘intellectual vanguard’ in sectarian warfare. In the 17th and 18th centuries, European absolute monarchs used universities for administrative reform based on bureaucracy. In the 19th century, it was used as a tool for building a nation-state. In the 20th century, universities are being used as levers for technological development and economic growth. The university maintained its life by reflecting the political, social, and cultural demands that determined the era in its educational ideology and system.
The author, who is in charge of teacher compilation and records management at Kyunghee University, examines the reason for the existence of the university by overviewing the history of the university from the tradition of Western education before the birth of medieval universities to the present.
The author says, “Only through the history of the university can we understand the reality of the university.” He explains that the reason why the university has been able to survive for a long time is that “the university has properly fulfilled the vocation of the times requested by society.”
Wisdom House. 340 pages. One hundred and eight thousand won.
▲ China is a monster = by Robert Spalding. Translated by Park Seong-hyun.
The subtitle is “The Chinese Communist Party’s World Domination Strategy”. The author, a senior expert at the Hudson Institute, a leading liberal conservative think tank in the United States, points out that China is using all sorts of means, including discourse manipulation and bribery, to strengthen its global dominance.
The author refers to China’s global domination strategy as a ‘stealth war’. It means that they are quietly strengthening their world dominance through an inconspicuous ‘strategy’.
The author warns that if the United States does not take decisive action to protect its economy, security and freedom, the United States may fall into a totalitarian society similar to the current Chinese system. The author describes that society as a “dystopia”.
Symbolicus. 376 pages. 19,000 won.
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