Jon Ronson So You've Been Publicly Shamed PDF

Jon Ronson So You've Been Publicly Shamed PDF

So You've Been Publicly Shamed

Now a New York Times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world s most underappreciated forces shame It s about the terror, isn t it The terror of what I said The terror of being found out For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world meeting recipients of high profile publ Now a New York Times bestseller and from the author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world s most underappreciated forces shame It s about the terror, isn t it The terror of what I said The terror of being found out For the past three years, Jon Ronson has travelled the world meeting recipients of high profile public shamings The shamed are people like us people who, say, made a joke on social media that came out badly, or made a mistake at work Once their transgression is revealed, collective outrage circles with the force of a hurricane and the next thing they know they re being torn apart by an angry mob, jeered at, demonized, sometimes even fired from their job A great renaissance of public shaming is sweeping our land Justice has been democratized The silent majority are getting a voice But what are we doing with our voice We are mercilessly finding people s faults We are defining the boundaries of normality by ruining the lives of those outside it We are using shame as a form of social control Simultaneously powerful and hilarious in the way only Jon Ronson can be, So You ve Been Publicly Shamed is a deeply honest book about modern life, full of eye opening truths about the escalating war on human flaws and the very scary part we all play in it

Title : So You've Been Publicly Shamed
Author :  Jon Ronson
Language : English
Isbn : 1594487138
Format : Hardcover
Pages : 290 pages

Rating: 4.5

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