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Below are a list of some of the books and materials I've gone through in varying degrees of readership throughout my life. I don't regard them as "gospel" truth nor do I presume them to be definitive standards to judge others and impose on anyone.

The principles regarding knowledge that I adhere to are:

1.) No one has a monopoly on it
2.) One should use discernment and select from what is being shared, taught or given out
3.) It is evolving
4.) It should not exist for itself but lead to something beneficial or worthwhile for the greater whole.

The ones listed here though have been notable enough to have contributed in part to the humble sum of what I know.

Martial Arts -

The Ancient Martial Art of Hwarang do Vol. 1 by Joo Bang Lee
Samurai Aikijutsu by Toshishiro Obata
The Way of the Warrior: The Paradox of the Martial Arts by Howard Reid and Michael Croucher
Bruce Lee's Fighting Method Vol. 2 - Basic Training by Bruce Lee and Mitoshi UyeharaBruce Lee's Fighting Method Vol. 3 - Skill in Techniques by Bruce Lee and Mitoshi Uyehara
Bruce Lee: The Art of Expressing the Human Body by Bruce Lee & John R. Little
The Filipino Martial Arts by Dan Inosanto
Hagakure by Yamamoto Tsunetomo
Medieval Swordsmanship: Illustrated Methods and Techniques by John Clements
Renaissance Swordsmanship: The Illustrated Book of Rapiers and Cut-and-Thurst Swords and Their Use by John Clements
Cebuano Eskrima: Beyond the Myth by Ned Nepangue M.D. and Celestino Macachor

Science -

Relativity for the Layman by J.A. Coleman
Brief History of Time by Stephen Hawking

Tactics/Personal Protection/Self-Defense -

The Art of War by Sun Tzu
Book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi
The Gift of Fear by Gavin de Becker
Guns, Bullets, and Gunfights - Lessons and Tales from a Modern-Day Gunfighter by Jim Cirillo
The Rescuers: The World's Top Anti-Terrorist Units by Leroy Thompson
The World's Elite Forces by Bruce Quarrie
Bushcraft Survival by Ray Mears
The Encyclopedia of Survival Techniques by Alexander Stillwell

Medical -

Deadly Karate Blows - Their Medical Implications by Brian Adams
Tactical Medicine by Ian McDevitt
Wilderness 911: A Step by Step Guide for Medical Emergencies and Improvised Care in the Backcountry by Dr. Eric Weiss

Psychology -

Emotional Intelligence by Daniel Goleman
On Killing by Col. Dave Grossman
Mental Hygiene by Josefina Gaerlan, Delia Limpingco & Dolores Zaide

Philosophy -

The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff
The Teh of Piglet by Benjamin Hoff
Zen Speaks: Shouts of Nothingness by Tsai Chih Chung & Brian Bruya

Health and Wellness -

BodyMind: The Whole Person Healthbook by Don Ethan Miller
The Myth of Neurosis: Overcoming the Illness Excuse by Dr. Garth Wood

Miscellaneous -

All I Really Need to Know I Learned in Kindergarten by Robert Fulghum
It Was On Fire When I Lay Down On It by Robert Fulghum
Eaters of the Dead by Michael Crichton
Pugad Baboy Comic Strip Collection (Vols. 1 - 13) by Pol Medina Jr.
The Last of the Mohicans by James Fennimore Cooper
The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien
Mythology by Edith Hamilton
The Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Salinger
Noli Me Tangere by Jose Rizal
Philippine Demonological Legends and Their Cultural Bearings by Dr. Maximo D. Ramos
Cosmic Voyage by Courtney Brown
Chariots of the Gods by Erich von Daniken
Batman - Ultimate Guide to the Dark Knight by Scott Beatty
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
No Reservations by Anthony Bourdain
Rich Dad, Poor Dad by Robert T. Kiyosaki
Our Iceberg Is Melting: Changing and Succeeding Under Any Conditions by John Kotter/Holger Rathgeber/Peter Mueller

References -

The Penguin Dictionary of International Relations by Graham Evans and Jeffrey Newnham
Jane's Guns Recognition Guide by Ian Hogg
MIMS Manual 2007 Edition