Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth, the Illusion of Consent, and the Fight for Our Future

January 31, 2017|
Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth, the Illusion of Consent, and the Fight for Our Future by Raoul Martinez

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The ideal of freedom is at the heart of our political and economic system. It is foundational to our sense of justice, our way of life, our conception of what it is to be human. But are we free in the way that we think we are?

In Creating Freedom, Raoul Martinez brings together a torrent of mind-expanding ideas, facts, and arguments to dismantle sacred myths central to our society—myths about free will, free markets, free media, and free elections. From the lottery of our birth to the consent-manufacturing influence of concentrated power, this far-reaching manifesto lifts the veil on the mechanisms of control that pervade our lives. It shows that the more we understand how the world shapes us, the more effectively we can shape the world.

A highly original exploration of the most urgent questions of our time, Creating Freedom reveals that we are far less free than we like to think, but it also shows that freedom is something we can create together. In fact, our very survival may depend on our doing so.

Title:Creating Freedom: The Lottery of Birth, the Illusion of Consent, and the Fight for Our Future
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:January 31, 2017
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143198000

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