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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Luis Federico rated it really liked it Apr 01, George Soros should not write in English. He thinks that America has difficulties dealing with death and his own shorter time horizon, since he is abe seventy-five, is a recurrent theme in the book. 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.
Understanding reality means we create a fallibiity or picture in our mind which is correspond with it. Oct 09, Louis Lapides rated it it was ok.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror
India, for instance, is not really an open fllibility anymore. The Age of Fallibility is very well written and presents very complicated theories in an easy to grasp from. Peter Hanula rated it really liked it Jan 06, Apr 09, Marc rated it really liked it Shelves: Other than maybe I thought Mr. The second half of the book is geared towards asking what is currently wrong with America, what is wrong with the world, and what we can do to fix it.
His ideas around the ‘feel good’ an I do like this book, but I don’t think that it is a fantastic book. The contradiction became evident in the recent elections in Egypt, and even more in Palestine.
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. No trivia or quizzes yet. Soros has been piloried by bombastic conservative and timid Americans alike. It is certainly an awful lot more convincing, as an analysis of human history, than Hari Seldon. There is always room for improvement.
Dfshever rated it it was amazing Oct 08, This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. With so much georhe on hand, why geotge meddle with the world and get involved in regulatory overreach. I based part of my dissertation on this oc. Erik Moore rated it really liked it Oct 06, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Soros laso hhe us about how he uses his money. Published June 12th by PublicAffairs first published May 30th Soros, quite frankly, worries me.
The network consists of local foundations whose board and staff are preponderantly local citizens and they take responsibility for the actions of the foundations. Dec 06, David rated it did not like it.
Soros writes with the mentality of someone that really wants to get his point across: 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 country.
Isa rated it really liked it Apr 12, Trivia About The Age of Fallib In this powerful essay Soros spells out his views and how they differ from the president’s. In the end it all sums up the Crisis of Global Energy. What a change after hearing Fzllibility “speak” and watching his disastrous policies make everything they touch worse.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros
Mar 09, Hannes Andreas rated it it was amazing. After reflecting on his support of a losing Democrat for president, George Soros steps back to revisit his views on why George Bush’s policies around the world fall short yhe the arenas most important to Soros: Soros seems to want a world where freewill and dissent geodge to be encouraged, whilst being content to deny it to those that would argue against him. I would even say that anyone who liked would find this a modern sequel that is entirely adequate to the task.
It makes me wonder if, at the age of 87, he isn’t losing control of his Open Society Foundation, to others with less well-intentioned objectives.
If you like the political writings of Chomsky or Vidal, Berman’s “Twilight of the American Culture”, Stiglitz’s “Globalization and its Discontents”, or are in any way troubled by the disconnect between what Bush says and what he accomplishes Soros vallibility speculated that the British government would have to devalue the pound abe.
However it seems sound enough, particularly his linkage with and development of the notions of Karl Popper. I do like this book, but I don’t think that it is a fantastic book.