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fruits of unreason

Janet Radcliffe Richards

fruits of unreason

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Taken from: The sceptical feminist, Penguin, 1982.

StatementJanet Radcliffe Richards.
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Handy George Bernard Shaw observed that the reasonable man adapts himself to the world while the unreasonable man persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. In this book, Charles Handy shows why we need more unreasonable men and women today with the ability to break out of old ways of thinking in order to /5.

Anti-intellectualism is as American as—well, as anti-intellectualism, an ironic tradition that, writes Jacoby (Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism,etc.), allows the president to declare himself pro-education while admitting to not reading course, the author adds, Bush said that “he rarely read newspapers because that would expose him to ‘opinions.

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Historian Susan Jacoby, author of the best-selling The Age of American Unreason, which was revised and re-released in paperback on its 10th anniversary earlier this year, adds, “The idea that a crude way of expressing yourself means you’re more honest than somebody who speaks decent or good English has a long pedigree in the United States.”.

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The numbers prove it, and companies and governments need to acknowledge this and think differently. The future is not inevitable. We can influence it.

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While the ending is not quite as good as I would have hoped, Keyes still manages to keep the reader intrigued, racing to the. The Age of Unreason is an inspiring vision of an era of new discoveries, new enlightenment and new freedoms.

It helps us to understand what Tom Peters, the American business guru, has called the new 'upside down' competitive realities in the world of work and of leisure. It is a book to turn your understanding of the world on its head/5(2). Mr. Shields’s book consists of fragments, including hundreds of quotations taken from other writers like Philip Roth, Joan Didion and Saul Bellow quotations that Mr.

Shields, 53, has taken.The Forbidden Fruit “The woman said to the serpent, ‘We may eat of the fruit of the trees in the garden, but God said, You shall not eat of the fruit of the tree that is in the midst of the garden, neither shall you touch it, lest you die’” (Gen.

–3).