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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Apr 09, Marc rated it really liked it Shelves: George Soros te his book into two parts. He tells you what he is going to talk about, talks about it, and then tells you what he just talked about.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror by George Soros
To view it, click here. 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; and third, I have made a lot of money. Soros, quite frankly, worries me. But a democratic government needs to gain the backing of the electorate and that is not necessarily the same as the backing of the United States.
Aug 07, Oasix21 rated it really liked it. But this time it happens to be one powerful US citizen manipulating the levers of multiple US based environmental organizations with foreign branches and all based on a false premise In this powerful essay Soros spells out his views and how they differ from the president’s.
His thought processes are unnecessarily cumbersome to oof. Soros gives an in depth look into all three topics and makes some very good points.
Basically, reality isn’t a fixed thing that we work around, it is constantly changing because of our actions and our thoughts. The sors became evident in the recent elections in Egypt, and even more in Palestine. I think doros who is seriously interested in fixing what’s wrong with the US should try and get hold of it. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. I do get the impression that he does walk the talk.
Soros concept on these subject influence stronly by his professor Karl Popper. The argument is reasoned and reasonable. He worries that America is so busy trying to feel good that it has lost any thirst for knowing the truth.
But reading Soros I actually have more hope for humanity. 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 Trivia About The Age of Fallib Soros thr a scathing indictment of the Bush administration’s “go it alone” foreign policy, which resulted in stunted or negative progress on all these issues.
A very good read. Soros laso tell us about how he uses his money.
As a survivor of the Holocaust and a life-long proponent of free expression, Soros understands the meaning of freedom. Tim Geroge rated it it was ok Aug 14, Sep 01, Rajiv Chopra rated it really liked it Shelves: I respect him for having passion for his causes and putting his money where his mouth is.
I do like this book, but I don’t think that it is a fantastic book. In his book, Mr. Erik Moore rated it really liked it Oct 06, To ask other readers questions about The Age of Fallibilityplease sign up.
The book got over my head a bit towards the end. Adnan Zafar rated it liked it Mar 24, He is willing to admit his own fallibility, and this is something I like. It was shocking to read how George Soros has no compunction about using his billions to create political global change.
There is always room for improvement. It is the worst threat for our world and cultures.
The Age of Fallibility: Consequences of the War on Terror
However, some more thoughts around the war on terror would have been welcome. The network consists of local foundations whose board and staff are preponderantly local citizens and they take responsibility for the actions of the foundations. George Soros is a Hungarian-American financier, businessman and notable philanthropist focused on supporting liberal ideals and causes.
Soros correctly speculated that the British government would have to devalue the pound sterling. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. The most severe example is the myriad of US based environmental and associated social agencies who are ripping Canadian government sovereignty apart by the seams both at the federal and provincial levels and using Canadian aboriginal groups as a proxy for this dangerously misguided effort The Age of Fallibility: When he says that democracy will prevail, he really means that America will prevail.
Maddie rated it liked it Oct 09, 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: He talks about philosophy, war, and global warming.
Overall, this is a great book for someone who is interested in what is currently happening in this country and the world and would like to know more. The abstract concepts at the start of the book are interesting and, I think, are valid.
Dec 06, David rated it did not like it.