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By G Randy Kasten

SUVs are the most secure automobile simply because they’re so large-right? incorrect! That’s the ads pitch, yet in 2000, they'd the top rollover price (36%) of any automobile variety inquisitive about deadly injuries. but years later their protection delusion was once nonetheless so powerful that considered one of 4 automobiles offered within the U. S. was once an SUV

The global of spin we are living in is stuffed with such probably harmful illusions. we have to understand if specific meals can damage us with Salmonella or ldl cholesterol, no matter if our govt is fair in its purposes for waging conflict, what difficulties a politician could cause or unravel if elected, and no matter if the goods we buy are sturdy or junk. yet gaining these insights might be tough while such a lot of of the illusions surrounding us are intentionally created.

As a civil-litigation lawyer for over twenty-five years, Randy Kasten has heard millions of lies. He has witnessed that those that dispense the knowledge we have to make decisions-advertisers, salespeople, politicians, and the media-often have a vested curiosity in manipulating us. Truth’s greatest enemies are the folk whose task it's to promote us incomplete types of the evidence and our willingness to think what we wish to think. frequently, we think what we think since it is the single tale available.

To aid us see via deceptions of every kind, Kasten discusses 8 forms of lies and what we will do approximately them, in addition to tools for discerning the reality gleaned from his perform of legislation. different issues comprise advertisements magic, thirty-six areas the place the reality hides, classes from technology, the media and incorrect information, and the way we idiot ourselves. Altogether, he presents a distinct device for permitting us to make judgements that would bring about extra prosperity, larger wellbeing and fitness, larger intimacy, and a lifestyles in accordance with lasting values

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