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Wrong And Dangerous

Author : Garrett Epps
ISBN : 9781442216761
Genre : History
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In Wrong and Dangerous, legal scholar Garrett Epps tackles 10 of the most prevalent myths, providing in terms every citizen can understand a clear grasp of the Constitution and the government it established.

It Is Dangerous To Be Right When The Government Is Wrong

Author : Andrew P. Napolitano
ISBN : 9781595554130
Genre : Political Science
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DOES THE GOVERNMENT EXIST TO SERVE US OR TO MASTER US? If the government exists to serve us, and if freedom is part of our humanity, how can the government take freedom from us? Is human freedom in America a myth, or is it reality? The United States of America was born out of a bloody revolt against tyranny. Yet almost from its inception, the government here has suppressed liberty. Within the pages of It Is Dangerous To Be Right When The Government Is Wrong, New York Times best-selling author Judge Andrew P. Napolitano lays out the case that the U.S. government, whose first obligation is to protect and preserve individual freedoms, actually does neither. The judge offers eye-opening, sometimes frightening examples of how, time and again, the human liberties we are guaranteed in the Constitution are vanishing before our eyes. He asks: where does freedom come from? How can government in America exercise power that the people have not given to it? What forces have collaborated to destroy personal freedom? This back-to-basics on freedom addresses hard questions: What is a Constitution, and do we still have one? What are the limits to government power in a free society? Why does the government attack, rather than defend, our rights? If our rights are inalienable, how can the government take them away? Do we really own any private property? America is at a fundamental crossroads. There are stirrings in the land and a cry that "enough is enough." The stories within these pages are told to help reawaken the natural human thirst for freedom-to point out government interference with natural order and the disastrous consequences that follow.

Dangerous Wrong

Author : Nick Sargent
ISBN : 0473222299
Genre : Architecture
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The Space Renaissance Manifesto And Other Founding Papers Of The Space Renaissance International

Author : Adriano Autino
ISBN : 9781312094659
Genre : Education
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The scope of this book is to provide items to understand how and why the Space Renaissance movement was conceived and was born. Therefore I collected hereafter the main works which stand in the background of the Space Renaissance philosophical elaboration, since 2008 (year of birth of the Space Renaissance very first concept), but even before, with some papers authored by the founder Adriano Autino, or co-authored with Patrick Collins and other dealers of the Astronautic Humanist current.

Dangerous Convictions

Author : Tom Allen
ISBN : 9780199931989
Genre : Political Science
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Argues that the incompatible views of the Repubicans and Democrats have turned Congress into a dysfunctional body and the ideological differences may prove catastrophic to the country unless meaninful, bipartisan compromises can be reached.

What S Wrong With Benevolence

Author : David Stove
ISBN : 9781594035517
Genre : Philosophy
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Is benevolence a virtue? In many cases it appears to be so. But when it comes to the “enlarged benevolence” of the Enlightenment, David Stove argues that the answer is clearly no. In this insightful, provocative essay, Stove builds a case for the claim that when benevolence is universal, disinterested and external, it regularly leads to the forced redistribution of wealth, which in turn leads to decreased economic incentives, lower rates of productivity, and increased poverty. As Stove points out, there is an air of paradox in saying that benevolence may be a cause of poverty. But there shouldn’t be. Good intentions alone are never sufficient to guarantee the success of one’s endeavors. Utopian schemes to reorganize the world have regularly ended in failure. Easily the most important example of this phenomenon is twentieth-century communism. As Stove reminds us, the attractiveness of communism—the “emotional fuel” of communist revolutionaries for over a hundred years—has always been “exactly the same as the emotional fuel of every other utopianism: the passionate desire to alleviate or abolish misery.” Yet communism was such a monumental failure that millions of people today are still suffering its consequences. In this most prescient of essays, Stove warns contemporary readers just how seductive universal political benevolence can be. He also shows how the failure to understand the connection between benevolence and communism has led to many of the greatest social miseries of our age.

Why Gould Was Wrong

Author : Nils K. Oeijord
ISBN : 9780595752034
Genre : Science
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Stephen Jay Gould (1941-2002) was a leading critic of human behavioral genetics, human sociobiology, evolutionary psychology, and the modern evolutionary synthesis. Why Gould Was Wrong explains why Gould's claims were horribly wrong.

Navigating Right And Wrong

Author : Daniel E. Lee
ISBN : 0742513955
Genre : Philosophy
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This concise and readable book uses the question of obligation to the law as a stepping-off point to a more general discussion of deciding what's right and wrong. Visit our website for sample chapters!

How Not To Be Wrong

Author : Jordan Ellenberg
ISBN : 9780698163843
Genre : Mathematics
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The Freakonomics of math—a math-world superstar unveils the hidden beauty and logic of the world and puts its power in our hands The math we learn in school can seem like a dull set of rules, laid down by the ancients and not to be questioned. In How Not to Be Wrong, Jordan Ellenberg shows us how terribly limiting this view is: Math isn’t confined to abstract incidents that never occur in real life, but rather touches everything we do—the whole world is shot through with it. Math allows us to see the hidden structures underneath the messy and chaotic surface of our world. It’s a science of not being wrong, hammered out by centuries of hard work and argument. Armed with the tools of mathematics, we can see through to the true meaning of information we take for granted: How early should you get to the airport? What does “public opinion” really represent? Why do tall parents have shorter children? Who really won Florida in 2000? And how likely are you, really, to develop cancer? How Not to Be Wrong presents the surprising revelations behind all of these questions and many more, using the mathematician’s method of analyzing life and exposing the hard-won insights of the academic community to the layman—minus the jargon. Ellenberg chases mathematical threads through a vast range of time and space, from the everyday to the cosmic, encountering, among other things, baseball, Reaganomics, daring lottery schemes, Voltaire, the replicability crisis in psychology, Italian Renaissance painting, artificial languages, the development of non-Euclidean geometry, the coming obesity apocalypse, Antonin Scalia’s views on crime and punishment, the psychology of slime molds, what Facebook can and can’t figure out about you, and the existence of God. Ellenberg pulls from history as well as from the latest theoretical developments to provide those not trained in math with the knowledge they need. Math, as Ellenberg says, is “an atomic-powered prosthesis that you attach to your common sense, vastly multiplying its reach and strength.” With the tools of mathematics in hand, you can understand the world in a deeper, more meaningful way. How Not to Be Wrong will show you how.

Hazardous Love Affairs A Collection Of Dangerous Love Affairs Gone Wrong

Author : Loyalty McCall
ISBN : 1539422488
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Several short stories about love so dangerous, it turns deadly. Royalty K.I.N.G and Loyalty Q.U.E.E.N take readers on a literally dangerous ride with these demented cast of jilted lovers. Ever watched Oxygen's snapped? This ain't that. It's Snapped on steroids. These cautionary tales are one readers should take heed to because there's a thin line between love and murder!

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