risk - the science and politics of fear
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23-01-2011, 02:58 PM
risk - the science and politics of fear
Any of you read this book by Dan Gardner? If you haven't, you should...
It is my ABSOLUTE favorite.
Most of my friends cant read it though. I's not translated.
So i 'd like to share some thoughts here.

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23-01-2011, 05:24 PM
RE: risk - the science and politics of fear
What's the book about ?
What thoughts would those be ?
Can't the book be read on amazon/scribd ?
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24-01-2011, 08:42 AM
 
RE: risk - the science and politics of fear
http://www.amazon.com/Risk-Science-Polit...1905264151

The Book

If you like that, I suggest you start to read
http://www.amazon.com/Paranoid-Style-Ame...130&sr=1-4

It lays out the Republican Party back in 1950's, you read it you realize, both sides are using that game plan to get elected.
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24-01-2011, 12:33 PM
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(23-01-2011 05:24 PM)gaglamesh731 Wrote:  What's the book about ?
As the title says, it's a book about how you perceive certain risks and how this perception is undeliberately used by company's, political party's and non profit organizations.
It is easy to read and a real eye opener. If you are still recovering from your "conspiracy syndrome". you can learn some insights on how it worked and use that knowledge to have a more skeptic attitude.
The tagline: You have nothing to fear but fear itself!
Read it. Really!

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24-01-2011, 01:10 PM
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Will do - thanks .
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