Open: The Story Of Human Progress

November 15, 2020|
Open: The Story Of Human Progress by Johan Norberg
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Humanity's embrace of openness is the key to our success. The freedom to explore and exchange - whether it's goods, ideas or people - has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. As a result, we live at a time of unprecedented wealth and opportunity. So why are we so intent on ruining it?From Stone Age hunter-gatherers to contemporary Chinese-American relations, Open explores how across time and cultures, we have struggled with a constant tension between our yearning for co-operation and our profound need for belonging. Providing a bold new framework for understanding human history, bestselling author and thinker Johan Norberg examines why we're often uncomfortable with openness - but also why it is essential for progress. Part sweeping history and part polemic, this urgent book makes a compelling case for why an open world with an open economy is worth fighting for more than ever.
Johan Norberg is an author, lecturer and filmmaker. He is a senior fellow at the Cato Institute in Washington DC and his books have been translated into twenty-five languages. His book Progress was an international bestseller and an Economist book of the year. Norberg regularly writes for publications such as The Wall Street Journal, F...
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Title:Open: The Story Of Human Progress
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:448 pages, 9.25 X 6.25 X 1.4 in
Shipping dimensions:448 pages, 9.25 X 6.25 X 1.4 in
Published:November 15, 2020
Publisher:Atlantic Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781786497185

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