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Crawling from the Wreckage

3.98  ·  Rating Details  ·  45 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Gwynne Dyer is cheering up. Sure, the past decade has had more than its share of stupid wars, obsessions about terrorism, denial about climate change, rapacious turbo-capitalism, and lies, lies, lies. But signs of progress actually do abound. While the world is far from perfect as we embark on a fresh decade, Dyer believes that the "sense of sliding out of control towards ...more
ebook, 255 pages
Published September 28th 2010 by Random House Canada (first published January 1st 2010)
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Nov 01, 2010 Mike marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Heard interview on Hardcore History, author sounds perceptive.
Aug 21, 2012 Linden rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Linden by: Dad
I enjoyed this, but really wasn't feeling like it told me anything new. The details go deeper than what I was aware of before, but they weren't points that challenged my current understanding of the world, our climate, or the battles various governments are engaged in.

Maybe I'm to cynical, or too detached, but I'm moving on to other material. Perhaps I'll revisit this another time.
Dec 07, 2011 Joel rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Excellent, insightful analysis of a variety of topics.
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Gwynne Dyer, OC is a London-based independent Canadian journalist, syndicated columnist and military historian.

Dyer was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador (then the Dominion of Newfoundland) and joined the Royal Canadian Naval Reserve at the age of sixteen. While still in the naval reserve, he obtained a BA in history from Memorial University of Newfoundland in 1963; an MA in military h
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