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A Short Course in Intellectual Self-Defense: Find Your Inner by Normand Baillargeon

By Normand Baillargeon

Title note: unique name Petit cours d'autodéfense intellectuelle
Publish yr note: First released in 2005

What is the connection among democracy and significant pondering? What needs to a citizen in a democracy comprehend to make the observe democracy significant?

In A brief direction in highbrow Self-Defense, historian and educator Normand Baillargeon presents readers with the instruments to determine during the spin and jargon of daily politics and information reporting so as to come to a decision for themselves what's at stake and the way to invite the mandatory inquiries to guard themselves from the manipulations of the govt and the media.

Whether the problem be the decision to what we’re instructed may be a cold struggle, the "debate" round clever layout, or the which means of an army expenditure, Baillargeon teaches readers to guage info and kind truth from authentic and media spin.

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