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Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Dave Peticolas - Goodreads

Glassner debunks many of our more pervasive scares like crime, drugs, school shootings, etc. and shows the actual danger from those "threats" has been greatly exaggerated by the media and politicians leaving other, actual problems with little attention. A rather sobering and depressing book. Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

challenges assumptions? Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Science For The People - Goodreads

Featured on Skeptically Speaking #127 on August 28, 2011, during an interview with author Barry Glassner. http://skepticallyspeaking.ca/episode... Featured on Skeptically Speaking show #70 on July 30, 2010, during an interview with author Barry Glassner. http://skepticallyspeaking.ca/episode... Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Wesley Bildilli - Goodreads

This book, the culture of fear, was a book i chose to read for English class. in this book you learn the different influences in our world that cause us to fear the things we really shouldn't fear ... Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Nidhi - Goodreads

waiting to read this on my da plane Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Jacqueline - Goodreads

Oh HELL yes! This book is going to be absolutely astounding, I just know it. Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Justinian - Goodreads

so, so. so far Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Kay Baird - Goodreads

This comment, from the introduction, got my attention: "The short answer to why Americans harbor so many misbegotten fears is that immense power and money await those who tap into our moral insecurities and supply us with symbolic substitutes." Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - AdultServices MattesonPublicLibrary - Goodreads

302.12 GLA Read full review

Review: The Culture of Fear: Why Americans Are Afraid of the Wrong Things

User Review  - Victoria - Goodreads

So far so good. Read full review


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