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A Short History of Stupid
Author: Helen Razer

ISBN: 9781760294151
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 336
Published: 23 November 2016
Country of Publication: AU
Dimensions (cm): 19.8 x 12.8 x 2.54
Description:
Alain de Botton meets Russell Brand in this glorious rant about everything that drives you mad about the modern world.

How did everything get so dumb?

How did we become hostages to idiocy?

What must we do to be freed from a captor whose ransom note simply reads, 'D'oh'?

The deteriorating quality of our public debate and the dwindling of common sense in media, politics and culture can drive you to despair and rage. It certainly drove writers Helen Razer and Bernard Keane to a desperate act: befriending each other for long enough to write a book.

Join forces with these uneasy allies to fight against a world that has lost its reason. Explore what's behind the remorseless spread of idiocy, and why there's just so much damn Stupid around you.

Stupid isn't just ignorance; it's not just laziness. Worse than the absence of thought, Stupid is a virus that drains our productivity and leaves us sick and diminished. And Stupid has a long, complex and terrible past, one we need to understand in order to defeat it.

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