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Ten Books that Screwed Up the World

And Five Others that Didn"t Help

by Benjamin Wiker

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  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Regnery Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Books & Reading,
  • General,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12443879M
    ISBN 101596980559
    ISBN 109781596980556
    OCLC/WorldCa226984567

    10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn't Help by Array The world would be a much better place, argues Wiker, if these fifteen books had never been written. He is not arguing for censorship here, and urges us all to read and study these books, but as he makes clear in some detail, each of these fifteen titles have unleashed a. Book Download at My Library Book Book Download at My Library Book Forsthoffer's Rotating Equipment Handbooks: Fundamentals of Rotating Equipment (World Pumps) 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn't Help. 3D Videocommunication: Algorithms, concepts and real-time systems in human centred communication. A Civil Action.

      Books that screwed up the world Books are one of our greatest resources, but many times in history books have been written which are misleading or untrue. In some cases this has lead to widescale death and destruction and evil governmental s:   The “ten books that screwed up the world”, listed in order of publication rather than effect (though the author yet again says The Communist Manifesto must absolutely be the worst offender of the lot), are: The Communist Manifesto: easily #1 on Human event's list; ineligible for ISI list. - Utilitarianism by John Stuart Mill. Mill is an.

      10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help. I checked this book out from my library, and I read it over the space of about four hours. It’s a quick, fairly easy read. Atheists will, no doubt, hate it because philosophically it is opposed to atheism. If you got a bit of birthday money, Ben Wiker’s 10 Books That Screwed Up the World: and 5 Others That Didn’t Help would be a good use of your dimes. Wiker, senior fellow at St. Paul Center for Biblical Theology, is also the author of Moral Darwinism: How We Became Hedonists. Wiker makes clear that he is not saying that the books he criticizes should be censored, still less that you shouldn.


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In this witty, learned, and provocative exposé, you'll learn: Why Machiavelli's The Prince was the inspiration for a long list of tyrannies (Stalin had. If ideas have consequences, then it follows that bad ideas have bad consequences.

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In this witty, learned, and provocative exposé, you’ll learn. Benjamin Wiker spoke about his book, "10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn't Help" at Phyllis Schlafly's annual Eagle Forum Collegians Leadership Summit.

It is more than ten times the length Wiker spends on Marx and Engels, but that is the price you pay for analysis.

The same logic goes with Nazism and Mein Kampf, which is the book’s only decent section. To state that a book “screwed up the world” gives a Nationality: United States. July 8, Illegal Action. Stella Rimington, the head of Britain’s Security Service (commonly known as MI5) from totalks about her.

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Excerpt from the original: “Books are one of our greatest resources. But many times in history books have been written which are misleading or untrue.

In some cases. 10 Books That Screwed Up the World Ch 4: Rousseau: Discourse on the Origin and Foundations of Inequality among Men.

p41 With death of mother soon after birth, with a wandering father, Rousseau grew up without positive family support, drifting from job to job and mistress to mistress. Offering a “CliffsNotes guide” to some of the most important literary works of our time, Benjamin Wiker, author of 10 Books That Screwed Up the World, turns his discerning eye from the great texts that have done damage to Western civilization to the great texts that could help rebuild it.

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In /5. Benjamin Wiker brilliantly and wittily distills some of history’s most dangerous and damaging thinking in "10 Books That Screwed Up the World: And 5 Others That Didn’t Help".

10 Books That Screwed Up the World Ch Kinsey, Sexual Behavior in the Human Male. p Kinsey's book "Released init washed away every moral boundary of sexuality with a torrent of charts, graphs, and technical lingo. The list is about books that "screwed up the world".

You could argue that that The Origin of the Species "screwed up the world" as it challenged long standing, established beliefs.

And before you get all clever-atheist on me, you could also argue that the world was already screwed up and that The Origin of the Species made it far less so.Dr. Wiker's premise in writing this book is that ideas have consequences and in reviewing these 15 books he shows what the consequences are.

(It's 15 because it's 10 books that screwed up the world and 5 more that didn't help.)/5(7).