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The Dark Side of Positive Thinking


The Dark Side of Positive Thinking

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In this lecture, accompanied by amusing illustrations, author and activist Barbara Ehrenreich delivers a powerful critique of the all-American faith in optimism and positive thinking.
Material Type: Presentation
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: July 06, 2011
Date Modified in MERLOT: December 21, 2012
Submitter: Lisa Lewin
Keywords: arts, recession, afghanistan, sociology, philosophy, sciences, bootstraps, nickel and dimed, iraq, silicon valley, lectures, bubble, north america, placebo, decption, self-delusion, media and culture studies, psychology, social psychology, economics, credit crisis, positivism, good vibes, good attitude



Primary Audience: College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 United States


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