Marie French
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Which facts and falsified quotations were made??

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Kel There's a lot of detail about the situation in Jon Ronson's "So, You Were Publicly Shamed", would recommend.
Marie French It doesn't give specifics, but Wikipedia has this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jonah_Le...

Amazon has this:
http://www.amazon.com/Imagine-Creativ...

But then, there is also this:
http://www.poynter.org/how-tos/writin...

Overall I thought the book was pretty good but there is no doubt in my mind that Lehrer promotes the use of drugs and stimulants as a valid form of creativity. A big and obvious no-no in my book. Came off as rather cocky to me... However, some of his observations seemed to be valid, so... one has to further investigate whatever Lehrer wrote to make sure it is truly valid and not wishful thinking.

I think for publishing companies et al, to post such strong language about the book and actually pull it from the shelves means that he broke the accepted rules of publishing that the world adheres to. I guess there are consequences for that. Everyone has to obey the same rules.
Rokaiya Mumu I think the argument about usage of drugs and substances used by people to come up with their ideas and creative self was not a promotion of substance abuse rather it only stated how our brain functions after such substance is used. this is so weird how people impose a certain personal belief based on their own prejudice with a completely objective perspective of a writer .
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