The Art of the Argument shocks the dying art of rational debate back to life, giving you the essential tools you need to fight the escalating sophistry, falsehoods, and vicious personal attacks that have displaced intelligent conversations throughout the world. At a time when we need reasonable and empirical discussions more desperately than ever, The Art of the Argument smashes through the brain-eating fogs of sophistry and mental manipulation, illuminating a path to benevolent power for all who wish to take it.
Civilization is defined by our willingness and ability to use words instead of fists - in the absence of reason, violence rules. The Art of the Argument gives you the intellectual ammunition - in one concentrated, entertaining and powerful package - to engage in truly productive, civilization-saving debates. Armed with this book, you will be empowered to speak truth to power, illuminate ignorance, shatter delusions, and expose the dangerous sophists within your own life, and around the world.
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Perhaps one of the most important books one can read. The philosophical bedrock present throughout the book is something I have come to value as priceless.
Twice in one day!
This book is so awesome! I listen to this book twice in one day because it will really help me to form a coherent augment when discussing various subjects. As a black man it has been very difficult to get my point across to my people of color. We have become the mental slaves of "One Think" without having a view from a different paradigm. This book will at least allow me to give them a perspective of life that may be of help in getting them out of this recurring victimization. Thank you so much stefan!
It’s worst then that ...
This! Guy ... speaks! ... like ... captain ... James ... T Kirk ... of the ... starship ... enterprise.
Which! In its self ... is! ... quite ... annoying to the ... listener.
Furthermore ... distracts the ... listener to ... what! ... he is trying to say.