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Michael Mazur

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  • The Coddling of the American Mind

  • How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure
  • Written by: Jonathan Haidt, Greg Lukianoff
  • Narrated by: Jonathan Haidt
  • Length: 10 hrs and 6 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    5 out of 5 stars 233
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    5 out of 5 stars 205
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    5 out of 5 stars 201

The culture of “safety” and its intolerance of opposing viewpoints has left many young people anxious and unprepared for adult life. Lukianoff and Haidt offer a comprehensive set of reforms that will strengthen young people and institutions, allowing us all to reap the benefits of diversity, including viewpoint diversity. This is a book for anyone who is confused by what’s happening on college campuses today, or has children, or is concerned about the growing inability of Americans to live and work and cooperate across party lines.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Two of today's great minds at work.

  • By Adam Milne on 2018-10-09

Helicopter Parent Must Ready

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Reviewed: 2018-12-14

A number of concepts in book made a ton of sense. Creating kids dependent on you is not only bad for them but for you also.

  • Talking to Crazy

  • How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life
  • Written by: Mark Goulston MD
  • Narrated by: L. J. Ganser
  • Length: 7 hrs and 8 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 27
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    5 out of 5 stars 24
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    5 out of 5 stars 24

Let's face it: We all know people who are irrational. No matter how hard you try to reason with them, it never works. So what's the solution? How do you talk to someone who's out of control? What can you do with a boss who bullies, a spouse who yells, or a friend who frequently bursts into tears? In his book Just Listen, Mark Goulston shared his best-selling formula for getting through to the resistant people in your life. Now he brings his communication magic to the most difficult group of all - the downright irrational.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • Good book full of immediate actionable items

  • By Michael Mazur on 2018-01-18

Good book full of immediate actionable items

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Reviewed: 2018-01-18

The book doesn't just deal with the crazy of the other person it also deals with crazy within and words and actions that may be adding to the crazy of the other person.

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