Understanding the Political Mind with George Lakoff
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Featured review from RICK VIERHUS
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Progressive theorist and philosopher of cognitive linguistics at UC Berkeley and founder of the Rockridge Institute gave a very engaging and reasonable explanation of his ideas in his new book. He also answered several questions from the audience. A very enlightening hour!
The Hoover Theater venue is small and the seating is general so get there early!
<p>George Lakoff – Co Founder & Senior Fellow, Rockridge Institute and Author of “The Political Mind: Why You Can’t Understand 21st Century American Politics with an 18th Century Brain”</p> <p>George Lakoff believes that progressives have been fighting a losing battle in America for the last 30 years largely because the majority of citizens vote against their own self interests.</p> <p>Lakoff, the best selling author of “Don’t Think on an Elephant” helps frame the debate for the upcoming Presidential election and explains how our brain really works. </p>
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