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The tyranny of public discourse : Abraham Lincoln's six-element antidote for meaningful and persuasive writing, David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften., (ebook)

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The tyranny of public discourse : Abraham Lincoln's six-element antidote for meaningful and persuasive writing
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The tyranny of public discourse
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Abraham Lincoln's six-element antidote for meaningful and persuasive writing
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David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften.
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eng
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Are you satisfied with the current state of public discourse? The almost unanimous response from people across the nation is a loud and emphatic "No!" The reply is always the same regardless of politics. Today's public discourse typically starts with a "conclusion" and goes downhill from there. If there are talking heads, argument begins instantly and typically runs in circles. This is a dangerous path for a society that depends upon civility and virtue to survive. The Tyranny of Public Discourse: Abraham Lincoln's Six-Element Antidote for Meaningful and Persuasive Writing by scholars David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften addresses what is one of the most important issues of our time. This book can teach anyone how to use logic and reason to create persuasive writing. A byproduct of this is the civility that will ensue with an elevated public discourse. The Tyranny of Public Discourse establishes the six elements of a proposition as a verbal form of the scientific method-something Abraham Lincoln knew and used routinely. His logic and reason is so well known that it is quoted today more than 150 years after his death. Learning the six elements and how to use them to discuss any topic at any time is not only fascinating, but fairly easy to understand and implement. This book sets it all out, step-by-step and color-coded, from beginning to end. The Tyranny of Public Discourse: Abraham Lincoln's Six-Element Antidote for Meaningful and Persuasive Writing, complete with 21 diagrams on how to structure your logic, is the book you have been waiting for. The time is short, and the hour is now
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Midwest
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1947-
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Hirsch, David
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808.5
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no index present
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non fiction
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  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Public speaking
  • Oratory
  • Rhetoric
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adult
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The tyranny of public discourse : Abraham Lincoln's six-element antidote for meaningful and persuasive writing, David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften., (ebook)
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9781940669922
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The tyranny of public discourse : Abraham Lincoln's six-element antidote for meaningful and persuasive writing, David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften., (ebook)
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text
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  • txt
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1 online resource
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  • online
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9781940669922
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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MWT12369293
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remote
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MWT12369293
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