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Results for Stupidity Humor.
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153.9 C
Edition
First American edition.
Descript.
81 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
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Translation of: Leggi fondamentali della stupidità umana
"The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity was originally published in Italian in 1988 by Società editrice il Mulino ... First published in English by Società editrice il Mulino. © 2011 by Società editrice il Mulino, Bologna."
Contents
The first basic law --The second basic law --A technical interlude --The third (and golden) basic law --Frequency distribution --Stupidity and power --The power of stupidity --The fourth basic law --Macro analysis and the fifth basic law.
Summary
"An economist explores the five laws that confirm our worst fears: stupid people can and do rule the world"-- Provided by publisher.
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Alt Author
Taleb, Nassim Nicholas, 1960- writer of foreword.
ISBN/ISSN
9780385546478 (hardcover)
0385546475 (hardcover)
Call #
320.52 G
Edition
First edition.
Descript.
viii, 228 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
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The Fox News star outlines his rules and tricks for winning any argument against a liberal by using patience, research, humor, and creative thinking. Revealing the strategies that have helped him keep a steady job for almost three decades. Gutfield gives readers the tools they'll need to argue, influence, and convince their friends, family and foes throughout the 2016 election cycle. --Publisher's description.
Contents
Why we're evil -- Why the right loses arguments -- The joke's on you -- The riposte: how to win with left-wing dirty tricks -- Find the right's Obama -- Discarding your outrage -- How to be a successful miscreant, like me -- Don't be a professional -- Outcompassion them! -- Hijack the language -- Co-opt their grievances -- Link real life to fatuous belief -- Break the scold mold -- Embrace the inner skeptic -- Look like them -- Stop eating your moderates -- Ombudsing your buddies -- How to be right: using metaphors, similes, and other crap -- Say junk that people remember -- Three things always beat two things -- Use your mom -- Be Columbo -- Cross-dress -- Fill-ins for liberals -- Use their silence to speak volumes -- Stunts: or, how an idiotic, absurd act of stupidity can reveal a truth about life and other crap -- Find your inner drunk -- The game at the bar.
Subject
ISBN/ISSN
9781101903629
1101903627
Call #
SPA 741.5973 Q
Descript.
1 volume (unpaged) : chiefly illustrations ; 14 cm.
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Text in Spanish. Texto en español.
Summary
"In this newly edited collection, readers will enjoy Felipe's anguish at schooltime; Susanita's gossip, as she seems to know all that is happening with the people and animals in the neighborhood; the stupidity of Manolito, the administrator, marketing specialist, and heir to the prosperous "Don Manolo" grocery store; Miguelito and his eternal existential conflicts; Libertad and her efforts at leading a simple life; or the adventures of Guille, which can range from the creation of "Magnifying-cat" all the way to giving tips to the giants who are in charge of leaving stains on the house walls."--Amazon.com.
"A traves de Mafalda y sus amigos, Quino reflexiona con humor critico e inteligente sobre la politica, la economia y la sociedad en general. Nueva edicion conmemorativa por el 50 aniversario del popular personaje, que es ya una figura reconocida a nivel internacional.Este es el numero 5 de una serie de libros cuya protagonista es Mafalda, el celebre personaje de Quino."--Amazon.com.
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Mafalda cinco.
ISBN/ISSN
9786073121842
6073121849
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