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The lost art of drawing the line : how fairness went too far

Author: Philip K Howard
Publisher: New York : Random Hose, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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" ... dissects the dogmas of fairness that have poisoned American culture with legal fear and selfish demands. With vivid examples--often infuriating, often funny--Philip K. Howard ... exposes the fallacies underlying the regime of 'individual rights.' ... Howard shows how politically correct reforms became the enemy of freedom and the common good. ... he exposes laws and institutions that must be demolished or  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Howard, Philip K.
Lost art of drawing the line.
New York : Random Hose, ©2001
(OCoLC)606542990
Online version:
Howard, Philip K.
Lost art of drawing the line.
New York : Random Hose, ©2001
(OCoLC)608482966
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip K Howard
ISBN: 0375504222 9780375504228
OCLC Number: 46788075
Description: 255 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: 1. The lost art of drawing the line --
2. The collapse of the common good --
3. The legal wedge in the racial divide --
4. The secret to freedom --
5. The secret to freedom.
Responsibility: Philip K. Howard.
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" ... dissects the dogmas of fairness that have poisoned American culture with legal fear and selfish demands. With vivid examples--often infuriating, often funny--Philip K. Howard ... exposes the fallacies underlying the regime of 'individual rights.' ... Howard shows how politically correct reforms became the enemy of freedom and the common good. ... he exposes laws and institutions that must be demolished or overhauled-- and presents one idea that must be resurrected--to wrest control from short-sighted, self-interested groups." from publisher's description.

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