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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Anyone who liked Orwell’sor political writings by Chomsky or Vidal.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror
This has the affect of seeming a bit repetitive, but at the same time, faallibility realize that the ideas are actually sinking in. He reflects on why the Democrats may have lost the high ground on these values issues and how they might reclaim it.
He is willing to admit his own fallibility, and this is something I like. In first fallibiilty which has 2 chapters he tried to explain his conceptual framework. Mar 09, Hannes Andreas rated it it was amazing. Soros is Chairman of George Soros is a Hungarian-American financier, businessman and notable philanthropist focused on supporting liberal ideals and causes.
Austin Marshburn rated it it was ok Sep 09, The book only served to confirm my worst fears about the rapid pace of change in the world.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros
Want to Read saving…. 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. Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros. I do get the impression that he does walk the talk. Very interesting overview of the current world situation as seen by someone with a lot of world-stage experience.
The first half of the book is dedicated to Soros’ theory of reflexivity. Also, I do like the manner in which George Soros links his thought to his personal work.
The editorial piqued my interest and so I looked him up and discovered this book. Isa rated it really liked it Apr 12, He says, and I paraphrase, “that loneliness and feelings of inferiority could ensue The Age of Fallibility is very well written geroge presents very complicated theories in an easy to grasp from.
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. 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, Wge have a set of firm ethical and political beliefs; and ssoros, I have made a lot of money.
Peter Hanula rated it really liked it Jan 06, Understanding reality means we create a model or picture in our mind which is correspond with it. We an say how USA arogant to others. And the bad thing is most countries follow and support US. It off certainly an awful fallibiliry more convincing, as an analysis of human history, than Hari Seldon. Other than maybe I thought Mr.
India, for instance, is not really an open society georgw. But it is a good way to gain some understanding of what makes such a man tick! It was shocking to read how George Soros has no compunction about using his billions to create political global change. Derek T rated it liked it Oct 02, Published June 12th by PublicAffairs first published May 30th George Soros devided his book into two parts.
Erik Moore rated it really liked it Oct 06, The abstract concepts at the start of the book are interesting and, I think, are valid. A very good read. There is always room for improvement. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Soros, quite frankly, worries me. Luis Federico rated it really liked it Apr 01, It means that reality is exist around us and waiting for us to understand it. 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.