Free ebook download for itouch Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America in English

Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America

Bright-Sided: How Positive Thinking Is Undermining America

by Barbara Ehrenreich

Publisher: Picador
ISBN: 9780312658854
Pages: 256
Format: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
File size: 7 Mb
Date posting: 2020-10-20
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A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Americans are a "positive" people -- cheerful, optimistic, and upbeat: This is our reputation as well as our self-image. But more than a temperament, being positive is the key to getting success and prosperity. Or so we are told. In this utterly original debunking, Barbara Ehrenreich confronts the false promises of positive thinking and shows its reach into every corner of American life, from Evangelical megachurches to the medical establishment, and, worst of all, to the business community, where the refusal to consider negative outcomes--like mortgage defaults--contributed directly to ...