- Paperback: 144 pages
- Publisher: Overlook Books (April 26, 2005)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0879513276
- ISBN-13: 978-0879513276
- Product Dimensions: 7 x 0.5 x 8.2 inches
- Shipping Weight: 9.1 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 3 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,465,491 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Martial Spirit Paperback – April 26, 2005
"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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While I don't agree with all of his conclusions I feel strongly that his opinions were not offered hastily or without careful thought as to their effect on a broad readership.Kauz also is also highly literate and is able to write with a command of the language that few in the genre can surpass.
I would recommend this book to virtually anyone who is interested in the martial arts. It is definitely in my top 10 books on the subject.