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Clare Lockhart So my third book choice is The Mystery Of Capital: Why Capitalism Triumphs in the West and Fails Everywhere Else. Hernando de Soto is a Peruvian economist and one of his earliest books was The Other Path, as opposed to the Shining Path, which documents his attempts, along with the government of Peru, to engage with the Shining Path. And his basic thesis in that book is that many so-called insurgents don’t actually want to bring the system down. Instead they are excluded from the system, resent their exclusion, and want in. So they want in, not out. Their bitterness is the result of... (Source)