FREE OR UNFREE?: Are Americans Really Free?  [NOOK Book]

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Edward De Bono believes in freedom, but poses the question: "If you cannot see clearly, are you making a free choice?" de Bono has devoted his life to bringing this question to his readers - business leaders, educators, and politicians among others - to fully realize that clarity of thinking is essential to a free society. It is not enough to simply be free from coercion. De Bono argues that there is no true freedom without the ability to see correctly the options we have, which requires thinking of a kind that ...
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Overview

Edward De Bono believes in freedom, but poses the question: "If you cannot see clearly, are you making a free choice?" de Bono has devoted his life to bringing this question to his readers - business leaders, educators, and politicians among others - to fully realize that clarity of thinking is essential to a free society. It is not enough to simply be free from coercion. De Bono argues that there is no true freedom without the ability to see correctly the options we have, which requires thinking of a kind that De Bono says not the norm, and which urgently needs to be emphasized and taught.

de Bono uses anecdotes to convey his ideas, and provides numerous examples that illustrate his thesis ... to be free means to understand the choices we make, and understanding can only come through improving the way we think.
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Editorial Reviews

George Gallup
What Edward de Bono is doing to teach people how to think may be the most important thing going on in the world today
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940013149007
  • Publisher: PHOENIX BOOKS INC
  • Publication date: 8/1/2007
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 106
  • File size: 286 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Edward de Bono is widely regarded as the leading authority in the direct teaching of creative thinking as a skill and is the originator of "lateral thinking" which treats creativity as the behavior of information in a self-organizing information system - such as the neural networks in the brain. de Bono's books have been translated into 37 languages and he has been invited to lecture in 54 countries. .
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