Submitted by lbeaumont on Sat, 04/15/2017 - 20:44

These books can help us become more effective:

  • On Tyranny, Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century, by Timothy Snyder — Become aware of how democracy can slip away.
  • The Little Blue Book: The Essential Guide to Thinking and Talking Democratic by George Lakoff and Elisabeth Wehling — Use language that promotes your values
  • The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Johathan Haidt — Understand the different values that guide conservatives and liberals.  
  • On Bullshit by Harry Frankfurt — Dismiss it immediately.
  • Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress, by Steven Pinker