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We've got issues : how you can stand strong for America's soul and sanity  Cover Image Book Book

We've got issues : how you can stand strong for America's soul and sanity / Phillip C. McGraw, Ph.D.

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  • ISBN: 9781668061701
  • ISBN: 1668061708
  • Physical Description: xvi, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Threshold Editions hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Threshold Editions, 2024.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 365-384).
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword: a letter from Dr. Phil -- Introduction: We've got issues -- The price and consequences of disruption -- Part one: America's daily focus has changed -- Think freely, speak freely -- "Inclusive language" isn't inclusive, and it's barely language -- It's the 2020s, but we're living in 1984 -- The dangers of rewriting -- Part two: From what they're doing to what you're doing -- Deprogram yourself, because the truth is out there -- We're doing our enemies' work for them -- Programmed by algorithm (you're angry, they profit) -- Censored by the algorithm -- Avoid logical fallacies : presentism, confirmation bias, and positive bias -- Are you open to changing your mind? -- The dangerous temptation of victimhood -- Sociograms and collective personality -- Part three: Family, faith, and community -- The family is under attack -- What are you modeling? -- The dangerous erosion of faith -- Science is under attack -- Part four: The ten working principles for a healhy society -- Principle #1: Be who you are on purpose -- Principle #2: Focus on solving problems rather than winning arguments -- Principle #3: Don't reward bad behavior or support conduct you do not value -- Principle #4: Measure all actions based on results, and all thoughts based on rationality -- Principle #5: Consciously choose which voices in your life deserve the most attention -- Principle #6: Do not stay silent just so others can remain comfortable -- Principle #7: Actively live and support a meritocracy -- Principle #8: Identify and build your consequential knowledge -- Principle #9: Work hard to understand the way others see things -- Principle #10: Treat yourself and others with dignity and respect -- Conclusion: Step onto the number line.
Summary, etc.:
From a #1 New York Times best-selling author and beloved television host comes a new book on how to come home to our core values, fortify our families and re-embrace self-determination and self-governance.
Subject: Political culture > United States.
Polarization (Social sciences) > Political aspects > United States.
Cancel culture > United States.
Identity politics > United States.
Social values > United States.
United States > Politics and government > Public opinion.
United States > Politics and government > 21st century.
Polarisation collective > Aspect politique > États-Unis.
Politique identitaire > États-Unis.
Valeurs sociales > États-Unis.
États-Unis > Politique et gouvernement > Opinion publique.
États-Unis > Politique et gouvernement > 21e siècle.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rowayton Library.

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