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Abuse of Faith in Governance


Citations of non-Kairos documents (References)

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Cerulo, Karen A.  Never Saw It Coming: cultural challenges to envisioning the worst. University of Chicago Press, 2006.

Diamond, Jared M.  Collapse: how societies choose to fail or succeed. Penguin, 2005.

Gardner, Dan.  Future Babble: why expert predictions fail -- and why we believe them anyway. Scribe Publications, 2010.

Handy, Charles B.  The Age of Unreason: new thinking for a new world. Random House, 1989.

Handy, Charles B.  The Empty Raincoat: making sense of the future. Random House, 1995.

Homer-Dixon, Thomas.  The Upside of Down: catastrophe, creativity and the renewal of civilization. Island Press, 2006.

Michael, Donald N.  Learning to Plan-And Planning to Learn. Miles River Press, 1997.

Oreskes, Naomi / Conway, Erik M.  Merchants of Doubt: how a handful of scientists obscured the truth on issues from tobacco smoke to global warming. Bloomsbury Press, 2010.

Ormerod, Paul.  Why Most Things Fail: evolution, extinction and economics. Wiley; 2005. [extracts]

Peirce, Gareth.  Dispatches from the Dark Side: on torture and the death of justice. Verso, 2011.

Ramo, Joshua Cooper.  The Age of the Unthinkable: Why the New World Disorder Constantly Surprises Us And What We Can Do About It. Little, Brown and Company, 2009.

Robertson, Geoffrey.  The Case of the Pope: Vatican accountability for human rights abuse. Penguin, 2010. [review]

Saul, John Ralston.  The Unconscious Civilization. Free Press, 1995.

Taleb, Nassim Nicholas.  The Black Swan: the impact of the highly improbable. Random House, 2007. [contents]

Vickers, Geoffrey.  Freedom in a rocking boat: changing values in an unstable society, 1972.