The Age of Fallibility has ratings and 18 reviews. Zach said: I had never heard of George Soros until I read an editorial he sent in to the Wall Stre. The Age of Fallibility. George Soros, June 26, Tyranny, violence, ignorance , and arrogance: The celebrated financier and bestselling author takes on the. George Soros: The Age of Fallibility – Consequences of the War on Terror. Public Affairs, New York, Soros considers himself a stateless statesman who is.
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It challenges the hegemonic attitudes that have prevailed for most of the century. Soros seems to want a world where ags and dissent are to be encouraged, whilst being content to deny it to those that would argue against him. Nicole rated it liked it Nov 27, That someone could be so wealthy and still have the integrity and humanity he shows again and again, there really is hope for the future.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror
I haven’t read about many wealthy people that didn’t leave me with some degree of disappointment, whether I thought they were so full of themselves as to become caricatures, arrogant, cold, so self-indulgent that they became functionally less intelligent – usually something less than human.
The network consists of local foundations whose board and staff are preponderantly local citizens and they take responsibility for geeorge actions of the foundations.
The book only served to confirm my worst fears about the rapid pace of change fallibilty the world.
He is appalled at the way America’s reputation in fallibilkty world, and its ability to persuade others to its cause, have been destroyed by its own policy on the “war on terror” a concept which he dissects forensically. It now reads, to georgs, a bit like Hitler’s Mein Kampf – a book I have read to about the half-way point. Soros writes with the mentality of someone that really wants to get his point across: First, I have developed a conceptual framework that has given me a certain understanding of history, and, in particular, what I call far-from-equilibrium situations; second, I have a set of firm ethical and political beliefs; and third, I have made a lot of money.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros
The book is fsllibility with such clarity and intelligence that I can’t imagine anyone honestly interested in what’s going wrong with America would not be fascinated with it. Soros gives an in depth look into all three topics and makes some very good points.
The first half of the book is dedicated to Soros’ theory of reflexivity. In this book we get a very clear and honest look at the current state of the US through the eyes of a man I have a huge amount of respect for.
The argument is reasoned and reasonable. I based part of my dissertation on this feorge. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. We an say how USA arogant to others. This book is so impressive that I have to start my review by stating that I do not currently have the skills I would need to do this book justice.
Open Preview See a Problem? Trivia About The Age of Fallib No trivia or quizzes yet. He’s a leftist version of Donald Trump in many ways on how he views the power his money has given him. Lists with This Book. I respect him for having passion for his causes and putting his money where his mouth is.
May 07, Bob rated it really liked it. His exploration of the question of “What’s Wrong with America? Soros gives a scathing indictment of the Bush administration’s “go it alone” foreign policy, which resulted in stunted or negative progress on all these issues.
gforge It means that reality is exist around us and waiting for us to understand George Soros devided his book into two parts. His ideas around the ‘feel good’ and ‘open’ societies are good, and and can be books in themselves. Mar 09, Hannes Andreas rated it it was amazing. In the second part of his book, Mr Sorros tried to elaborate his concept falllibility he stresses much thing that not rational on our era especially on the way USA mistreat other country.
I do not believe in finishing a book merely because it’s been started and this book did not deserve to be finished.
Isa rated it really liked it Apr 12, I would even say that anyone who liked would find this a modern sequel that is entirely adequate to the task. In this book we get a very clear and honest look at the current state of t This book is so impressive that I have to og my review by stating that I do not currently have the skills I would need to do this book justice.
And yet his differences with George Bush, another proponent of freedom, are profound. The second half of the book is geared towards asking what is currently wrong with America, what is wrong with the world, and ot we can do to fix it.
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Want to Read saving…. Tim Flemming rated it it was ok Aug 14, Refresh and try again. Consequences of the War on Fallibklity by George Soros.
Soros, reality is something that independent from our mind. Here is what he says Basically, reality isn’t a fixed thing that we work around, it is constantly changing because of our actions and our thoughts.