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The Death of Common Sense

How Law Is Suffocating America

This book can be downloaded and read in iBooks on your Mac or iOS device.

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NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

“We need a new idea of how to govern. The current system is broken. Law is supposed to be a framework for humans to make choices, not the replacement for free choice.” So notes Philip K. Howard in the new Afterword to his explosive manifesto The Death of Common Sense. Here Howard offers nothing less than a fresh, lucid, practical operating system for modern democracy. America is drowning—in law, lawsuits, and nearly endless red tape. Before acting or making a decision, we often abandon our best instincts. We pause, we worry, we equivocate, and then we divert our energy into trying to protect ourselves. Filled with one too many examples of bureaucratic overreach, The Death of Common Sense demonstrates how we—and our country—can at last get back on track.

From Publishers Weekly

Mar 04, 1996 – Lawyer Howard's indictment of governmental bureaucracy and excessive regulations was a PW bestseller for 25 weeks.
The Death of Common Sense
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  • $14.99
  • Available on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac.
  • Category: Law
  • Published: Jan 13, 1995
  • Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
  • Seller: Penguin Random House LLC
  • Print Length: 256 Pages
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: To view this book, you must have an iOS device with iBooks 1.3.1 or later and iOS 4.3.3 or later, or a Mac with iBooks 1.0 or later and OS X 10.9 or later.

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