The purpose of this book is to use facts and logic to debunk common misconceptions in topics such as taxes; unemployment; inflation; income inequality; deficits and debt; Social Security; welfare; and the roles that market forces, corporations, and the government play in the economy.
I do my best to write in language that is easy to understand for those unfamiliar with the language of economics.
Doctors are only human, even the really great ones. Patients are real people and not numbers. This is the story of the relationships between patients and doctors, nurses, and other medical professionals. From the point of view of a typical patient.
We live in an era known as “The Age of Information”. It would be more accurate to call it “The Age of Misinformation”. The truth is there for the taking, but in order to find it we must know how to sift through all of the misinformation that surrounds it. How can we distinguish between what is factual, logical, and relevant, when the truth is blended in with so much misinformation?
Did you ever have a teacher who inspired you to be more than you thought you could be?
What did that teacher do to inspire?
Was it something that a standardized test could expose?
Teachers play a vital role in all of society. They deserve our appreciation; they do not deserve to be treated as scapegoats for all of society’s problems.
A great resource for learning the concepts involved in economics whether or not you are comfortable with the graphs, math, and statistics that people normally associate with economics. Graphs are not included, but both the graphs and the concepts behind them are explained; only basic math is included, and you can even skim over the math if you wish; no knowledge of statistics necessary.