'An important if disturbing book... Lukianoff and Haidt tell a plausible story' - Niall Ferguson, The Times
What doesn't kill you makes you weaker.
Always trust your feelings.
Life is a battle between good people and evil people.
In this book, free speech campaigner Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt investigate six trends that caused the spread of these untruths, from the decline of unsupervised play to the corporatization of universities and the rise of new ideas about identity and justice.
Lukianoff and Haidt argue that well-intended but misguided attempts to protect young people can hamper their development, with devastating consequences for them, for the educational system and for democracy itself.
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 573 g
Dimensions: 240 x 162 x 33 mm
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