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 means that reality is exist around us and waiting for us to understand George Soros devided his book into two parts. With so much money on hand, why not meddle with the world and rhe involved in regulatory overreach.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror
Understanding reality means we create a model or picture in our mind which is correspond with it. Soros is quite frank yeorge wanting to change the leaning of the American media and describing how his numerous NGOs operate in the world. He worries that America is so busy trying to feel good that it has lost any thirst for knowing the truth. The idea of an open society is one that accepts that we will never reach a “perfect” solution to anything and so we must always work together to improve what we are thf, understanding that each improvement we make will require additional improvements.
If you liked Orwell’s you will almost assuredly like this book. This has the affect of seeming a bit repetitive, but at the same time, you realize that the ideas are actually sinking in. In the second part of his book, Mr Sorros tried to elaborate his concept and he stresses much thing that not rational on our era especially on the way USA mistreat other aye. Hardcoverpages. Jul 09, Carrie rated it did not like it. But reading Soros I actually have more hope for humanity.
I read this book long ago and didn’t remember much about it. My point is that Hitler had his Lebensraum and was willing to destroy the world order to achieve it.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There should be laws against this kind of financial megalomania. It was shocking to read how George Soros has no compunction about using his billions to create political global change. 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.
Soros expalin more deeply about many issues which already familiar in philosophy about mind, reality and as his concern, open society. George Soros is a Hungarian-American financier, businessman and notable philanthropist focused on supporting liberal ideals sorod causes.
The book was slros in giving me insight into the thinking of George Soros. But this time it happens to be one powerful US citizen manipulating the levers of multiple US based environmental organizations with foreign branches and all based on a false premise He is disarmingly frank about why he does it: Offers a different view of the world, one that’s held by a small minority of the citizens of Earth. Smunch rated it it was ok Sep 23, What a dangerous gain this man is playing This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers.
And yet his differences with George Bush, another proponent of pf, are profound. Soros started out as a philosopher, moved on to make his fortune, and since then has used that money to become an inspired and truly impressive philanthropist.
He is willing to admit his own fallibility, and this is something I like. It is certainly an awful lot more convincing, as an analysis of human history, than Hari Seldon. Fallibiligy who liked Orwell’s gae, or political writings by Chomsky or Vidal. It now reads, to me, a bit like Hitler’s Mein Kampf – a book I have read to about the half-way point.
Most fallibilkty to me, was that Soros himself writing back in didn’t seem convinced that ordinary people would flourish in his Open Society. Soros, quite frankly, worries me.
However it seems sound enough, particularly his linkage with and development of the notions of Karl Popper. May 07, Bob rated it really liked it. Oct 11, Zach Freeman rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: I re-read this book because Mr. We an say how USA arogant to others. Abe interesting overview of fsllibility current world situation as seen by someone with a lot of world-stage experience.
Soros laso tell us about how he uses his money.
The argument is reasoned and reasonable. I think anyone who is seriously interested in fixing what’s wrong with the US should try and get hold of it.
Refresh and try again. Sadly being soors successful financially does not mean such a person can write a good book!
Aug 07, Oasix21 rated it really liked it. I do like this book, but I don’t think that it is a fantastic book. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Soros writes with the mentality of someone that really wants to get his point across: He comes across as a faceless dictator intent on changing the world in his own image. Thanks for telling us about the problem. 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.
In the end it all sums up fallibipity Crisis of Global Energy. In h I read this book long ago and didn’t remember much about it. He talks about philosophy, war, gae global warming. Be the first to ask a question about The Age of Fallibility.