Complaint: From Minor Moans to Principled Protests
Complaint can be a powerful political tool. Nelson Mandela and Martin Luther King both used it to drive social change. So why do we moan about increasingly trivial things - like the weather or public transport? Do Brits complain less than Americans? Do men and women complain about different things? What is the best way to complain? From Adam and Eve to the Iraq War, Baggini analyzes precisely what we complain about, how and why. You can't complain about that!
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ComplaintUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
In a short work that's part of Profile Books' "Big Ideas" series, Baggini (Atheism: A Very Short Introduction) examines a common occurrence in our daily lives: complaining. Often, our complaints are ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ElectricRay - LibraryThing
The concept is fine: a Malcolm Gladwell-style pop-science look at the psychology and social history of complaint would have made for a fascinating little book. But Julian Baggini's short entry - very ... Read full review