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Don’t Get Fooled Again, a public forum with with Richard Wilson and Paul Kingsnorth, at the 12th Edinburgh Independent Radical Book Fair 2008

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Saturday 1 November 2008 at 2.00pm
Venue:
Out of the Blue Drill Hall
30-38 Dalmeny Street
Edinburgh
EH6 8RG
Scotland
UK

Admission Free! Donations welcome!

All Welcome!

Cafe and Bar Open!

Why is it that intelligent and educated people are, time and again, fooled by ideas that turn out to be nonsense? From different perspectives Richard Wilson and Paul Kingsnorth discuss the impact of deception and delusion on our daily lives.

Richard Wilson is the author of Don’t Get Fooled Again: The Sceptic’s Guide to Life .

‘…provides the reader with the analytical tools to avoid being taken for a ride, as well as being entertaining and informative.’ Patrick Neale, The Bookseller

Paul Kingsnorth is the author of One No, Many Yeses. His Latest book is Real England: The Battle Against the Bland .

‘An understated but still very effective polemic about the damage done to our real quality of life over the last few decades, and our collective failure to do very much about it.’ Jonathon Porritt , Chairman, Sustainable Development Commission

Written by Richard Wilson

October 23, 2008 at 2:00 am