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The assault on reason

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  • Numero de paginas: 304 pages
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Sinopsis de The assault on reason:

A visionary analysis of how the politics of fear, secrecy, cronyism, and blind faith has combined with the degration of the public sphere to create an environment dangerously hostile to reason At the time George W. Bush ordered American forces to invade Iraq, 70 percent of Americans believed Saddam Hussein was linked to 9/11. Voters in Ohio, when asked by pollsters to list what stuck in their minds about the campaign, most frequently named two Bush television ads that played to fears of terrorism. We live in an age when the thirty-second television spot is the most powerful force shaping the electorate's thinking, and America is in the hands of an administration less interested than any previous administration in sharing the truth with the citizenry. Related to this and of even greater concern is this administration's disinterest in the process by which the truth is ascertained, the tenets of fact-based reasoning-first among them an embrace of open inquiry in which unexpected and even inconvenient facts can lead to unexpected conclusions. How did we get here? How much damage has been done to the functioning of our democracy and its role as steward of our security? Never has there been a worse time for us to lose the capacity to face the reality of our long-term challenges, from national security to the economy, from issues of health and social welfare to the environment. As The Assault on Reason shows us, we have precious little time to waste. Gore's larger goal in this book is to explain how the public sphere itself has evolved into a place hospitable to reason's enemies, to make us more aware of the forces at work on our own minds, and to lead us to an understanding of what we can do, individually and collectively, to restore the rule of reason and safeguard our future. Drawing on a life's work in politics as well as on the work of experts across a broad range of disciplines, Al Gore has written a farsighted and powerful manifesto for clear thinking. Informacion sobre el autor del articulo no puede ser descubierto o tal vez eliminado al Con el autor del articulo. Pensar en alternativos publicaciones por AL GORE. Llegamos Capaces de Recolectar la mayoria de casi todos de iformatsii Usted para satisfacer sus necesidades. Con respecto a autores: sitio web no incluir consumidor accesibilidad la actual libros de texto en nuestro paginas web unicamente apertura Informacion sobre los. Si usted siente que cree que nuestro sitio puede ser infractor, por favor, recuerde correo electronico las personas sobre esto tan si usted es verdaderamente el escritor De estos publicaciones, vamos a inmediatamente sacar paginas web De nuestro de sitio de Internet

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He empezado a leer este libro y yo am en la página 123 del mismo.


El anuncio que sale es el siguiente; File is not available anymore. El pack de libros es buenísimo, pero ninguno de los tres links funciona. Los pueden arreglar, por favor? Gracias!


Permíteme ser relevante para un momento: Dios mío, este libro es excepcional !!


Puedo decir sinceramente que era uno de las mejores cosas que jamás he leído


muchas gracias a todos por tan excelente aporte