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The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

review The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 Jonathan Haidt ↠ 3 read & download Ts has left many young people anxious and unprepared for adult life with devastating conseuences for them for their parents for the companies that will soon hire them and for a democracy that is already pushed to the brink of violence over its growing political divisions Lukianoff and Haidt offer a comprehensive set of reforms that will strengthen young people and institutions allowing us all to reap the benefits of diversity including viewpoint diversity This is a book for anyone who is confused by what’s happening on college campuses today or has children or is concerned about the growing inability of Americans to live and work and cooperate across party line The central tenets of this book are good but incredibly repetitive and fluffed up Towards the end of the book I wanted to shoot myself everytime I read the word saftyism The book started out as an article which explains a lot It should ve stayed an articleAlso the Authors fail to provide compelling evidence in support of their hypothesis that we are facing a generational crisis They largely backup their sweeping generalizations about I Gen with extreme anecdotal cases The section on mental health included a lot of good data but that was the exceptionLastly this book like many others seems to be confused about whether it s descriptive or prescriptive in nature Sure it can both but there was a confusing blend of the two that made it feel awkward For example there are sections with highly detailed instructions on how to practice CBT which seemed completely out of place given the general thrust of the book

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review The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 Jonathan Haidt ↠ 3 read & download Grit growth and antifragility The result is rising rates of depression and anxiety along with endless stories of college campuses torn apart by moralistic divisions and mutual recriminations This is a book about how we got here First Amendment expert Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt take us on a tour of the social trends stretching back to the 1980s that have produced the confusion and conflict on campus today including the loss of unsupervised play time and the birth of social media all during a time of rising political polarization This is a book about how to fix the mess The culture of “safety” and its intolerance of opposing viewpoin This is a fascinating but very disturbing book about how college students have recently been caught in the three great untruths The first untruth is that one s feelings are the best guide to correctness The second is that one should avoid pain or discomfort what doesn t kill you makes you weaker And the third untruth is that one should find fault in others and not in one s selfThis book is not about helicopter parents although they certainly contribute It is about a new culture of safety ism In this culture one should always seek safety even emotional safety If someone says something to you that makes you uncomfortable then what he says is unsettling harmful and the person who said it is evil Each person is either good or evil and there is no middle ground And if someone says anything that makes you feel uncomfortable or stressed then that person is evilFrom time to time we hear about college students who protest speakers who have been invited to give talks on unsettling subjects or who have unpopular viewpoints The college administration is then pressured to retract the invitation even though the speech is bound to be a learning experience for all Sometimes a faculty member tries to help a student is sincere and respectful but a student takes the attempt the wrong way The student raises a big stink characterizes the instructor as harmful and therefore evil Other faculty members secretly agree with the instructor but are scared of voicing their dissenting opinions The college administration is cowed into placating the students and is not true to the mission of a collegeWhat is the purpose of a college While some would argue that a college s purpose is to teach skills an eually important purpose is to prepare students for their post college life After college people are exposed to all sorts of viewpoints including both good and obnoxious points of view An important purpose of a college is to inoculate its students to make them stronger for the future The best way to do that is to expose students to differing points of view even unsettling ideas so that students can become critical thinkers and not over stressed by people of other persuasionsMany years ago I went to a public university and heard invited speakers give talks that were very controversial Students who didn t want to hear these speakers always had the option not to attend They did not protest against the speakers depriving others of a learning opportunity It was that simpleThis book takes the reader on a journey through recent events on college campuses These events are extremely disturbing and made me sick that today s students teachers parents and college administrators are often so weak minded They have lost their way and forgotten that while physical safety is absolutely important emotional safety is not necessarily bad for one s health But now I have a better understanding of what is happening in college campuses todayI didn t read this book I listened to the audiobook which is narrated by one of the authors Jonathan Haidt He is an exception to the rule Haidt is an amazingly good reader and I truly enjoyed listening to his narration

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review The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 Jonathan Haidt ↠ 3 read & download A timely investigation into the campus assault on free speech and what it means for students education and our democracyThe generation now coming of age has been taught three Great Untruths their feelings are always right; they should avoid pain and discomfort; and they should look for faults in others and not themselves These three Great Untruths are part of a larger philosophy that sees young people as fragile creatures who must be protected and supervised by adults But despite the good intentions of the adults who impart them the Great Untruths are harming kids by teaching them the opposite of ancient wisdom and the opposite of modern psychological findings on I saw Jonathan Haidt speak on Real Time and he seemed like an intelligent guy with a lot of interesting ideas so I patiently waited for this book to become available at my library I m also curious about this notion of kids being overprotected or coddled It s looking and like the developed world s need to protect its kids wrap them in bubble wrap and disinfect everything might be the cause of a variety of unsavoury things from Berkeley banning speakers to the rise in childhood leukemia I don t necessarily agree with all the authors ideas such as their thinly veiled disdain for feminists who talk about rape culture but I do think they make some important pointsThe truth is though this essay turned book should really have just stayed an essay The authors three Great Untruths make a thoughtful opinion piece but there s not a full length book hidden in the idea The result of them trying to extend their commentary to a modest 269 pages is a lot of repetition weak graphs that demonstrate a very small number of people doing a very small number of things and odd tangents An example of this latter is the lengthy instruction in how to do Cognitive Behavioural TherapyA lot of the evidence is anecdotal and focuses on a few extreme cases Perhaps these are indicative of a larger trend but I don t see anything in this book to convince me of that I guess I should have just read the article this book grew out ofBlog Facebook Twitter Instagram Youtube


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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 This is a very narrow and small minded book parading as a big thoughtful one It says it is about the American Mind but the

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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 review The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure Imagine that you want to start a fitness program to increase your strength and endurance and sign up at the local gym Upon arrival you notice that management has removed all of the weights concerned that heavy weights can cause stress and injury Instead you are instructed to perform light body weight exercises t

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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 I saw Jonathan Haidt speak on Real Time and he seemed like an intelligent guy with a lot of interesting ideas so I patiently waited for this book to become available at my library I'm also curious about this notion of kids b

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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 This is a fascinating but very disturbing book about how college students have recently been caught in the three great untruths The first untruth is that one's feelings are the best guide to correctness The second is that one shoul

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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 Education should not be intended to make people comfortable; it is meant to make them think Hanna GrayI'm not sure how to begin this review other than to say it was both interesting and disturbing Having read iGen Why Today’s Super Connected Kids Are Growing Up Less Rebellious More Tolerant Less Happy and Completely Unprepared for Adulthood and What That Means for the Rest of Us I was somewhat aware of what

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    review The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure Jonathan Haidt ↠ 3 read & download The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 97th book for 2018This again seems like a good article that got bloated unnecessarily into a book There are some good points about the necessity to develop resilience in children but with little strong substance to back things up The

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    summary Õ eBook or Kindle ePUB ↠ Jonathan Haidt Jonathan Haidt ↠ 3 read & download review The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure A note to prospective trolls do not try me; My worst will be kinder than you deserve In case the rating and tags aren’t abundantly clear this is a negative review If you slither in here with partisan kvetches about “triggered ““lefties” heaping criticism on poor picked on bigotry apologists you will be eviscerated deleted

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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 The central tenets of this book are good but incredibly repetitive and fluffed up Towards the end of the book I wanted to shoot myself everytime I read the word saftyism The book started out as an article which explains a lot It should've stayed an articleAlso the Authors fail to provide compelling evidence in support of their hypothesis that we are facing a generational crisis They largely backup their sweeping generali

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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 There can be little doubt that students entering our colleges and universities for the past several years are traveling to the beat of a different drum For the most part many of these young men and women are developmentally challenged in several ways Their stunted growth is the result of their parent’s upbringing; the students have been coddled by their parents trained to fear anyone outside of their immediate circles prohibited from e

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    The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure review ↠ 3 Jonathan Haidt ↠ 3 read & download review The Coddling of the American Mind How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure I was lucky enough to read an advance copy of this book and will be recommending it to at least half the people I know Its insights into the various developments over the past couple generationsparenting social media ident

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