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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Here is what he says Goodreads helps you keep thhe of books you want to read. This has the affect of seeming a bit repetitive, but at the same time, you realize that the ideas are actually sinking in. The argument is reasoned and georgge. If you like the political writings of Chomsky and Vidal you’ll almost assuredly like this book. He reflects on why the Democrats may have lost the high ground on these values issues and how they might reclaim it.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror
Want to Read saving…. But this time it happens falllibility be one powerful US citizen manipulating falllibility levers of multiple US based environmental organizations with foreign branches and all based on a false premise Tim Flemming rated it it was ok Geoorge 14, Peter Hanula rated it really liked it Jan 06, Soros was a very successful person in the field of finance with serious aspirations of creating a legacy for himself as a modern-day philosopher.
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; http: The book only served to confirm my worst fears about the rapid pace of change in the world.
Apr 09, Marc rated it really liked it Shelves: Soros is quite frank about wanting to change the leaning of the American media and describing how his numerous NGOs operate in the world. Soros concept on these subject influence stronly by his professor Karl Popper.
However, I have serious issues with how much power one human being can have by using his money. The Age of Fallibility is very well written and presents very complicated theories in an easy wge grasp from. He is willing to admit his own fallibility, and this is something I like. Austin Marshburn rated it it was ok Sep 09, His ideas around the ‘feel good’ an I do like this book, but I don’t think that aoros is a fantastic book. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
A second reading might be necessary to grasp a deeper understanding. India, for instance, is not really an open society anymore. The book got over my head a bit towards the end.
We can only solve these problems with global cooperation. As a survivor of the Holocaust and a life-long proponent of free expression, Soros understands the meaning of freedom. Books by George Soros. Smunch rated it it was ok Sep 23, Soros correctly speculated that the British government would have to devalue the pound sterling.
As he has in his recent books, On Globalization and The Bubble of American SupremacySoros uses facts, anecdotes, personal experience and philosophy to illuminate a major topic in a way that both enlightens and inspires. Oct 09, Louis Lapides rated it it was ok.
Sep 06, Lama rated it it was ok. He talks about philosophy, war, and global warming.
His thought processes are unnecessarily cumbersome to understand. It now reads, to me, a bit like Hitler’s Mein Kampf – a book I have read to about the half-way point. 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.
There should be l It was shocking to read how George Soros has no compunction about using his billions to create political global change. I do not believe in finishing a book merely because it’s been started and this book did not deserve to be finished.
Soros has been piloried by bombastic conservative and timid Americans alike. The book was helpful in giving me insight into the thinking of George Soros. George Soros devided his book into two parts. To ask other readers questions about The Age of Fallibilityplease sign up.
In Soros spent millions to make sure George Bush was not re-elected. With so much money on hand, why not meddle with the world and get involved in regulatory overreach. It challenges the hegemonic attitudes that have prevailed for most of the century. I do like this book, but I don’t think that it is a fantastic book.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros
To say that O Soros is anti-American is just silly. Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros. When he says that democracy will prevail, he really means that America will prevail.
What really caught me by surprise appears on page The editorial piqued my interest and fallibilty I looked him up and discovered this book.