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World's Most Damaging Books To Read

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Scholars and public policy leaders identified these books with the most negative contents and are harmful to the society.

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The Communist Manifesto Report Abuse
Written by Karl Marx and Freidrich Engels, this book evokes revolt among workers so that property, family, and nation-states will be abolished to create a communist government. This book describes society as a constant struggle between the oppressed worker and the oppressor owner since the beginning of history. The Empire Soviet Union adapted the Manifesto.
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Quotations from Chairman Mao Report Abuse
Know as the The Little Red Book written by Chairman Mao Zedong, this book was printed in billions and compulsory distributed in China. n this boo Mao wrote,“It is the task of the people of the whole world to put an end to the aggression and oppression perpetrated by imperialism, and chiefly by U.S. imperialism." This book is highly anti-American.
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Dreams of my father by Barrack Obama Report Abuse
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Das Kapital Report Abuse
Another book by Carl Marx which described capitalism as negative in the development of society and described capitalist as exploiters-paying cheap labors to earn high profits and predicted that Capitalism will result to a global slave revolution.
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What is to be done Report Abuse
Written by V.I. Lenin
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Soviet Communism A New Civilization Report Abuse
Written by Sidney and Beatrice Webb
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My Struggle (Mein Kampf ) Report Abuse
Authored by Adolf Hitler, in this book he explained his racist, anti-Semitic vision for Germany, laying out a Nazi program pointing directly to World War II and the Holocaust. He envisioned the mass murder of Jews, and a war against France to precede a war against Russia to carve out “lebensraum” (“living room”) for Germans in Eastern Europe.
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The Feminine Mystique Report Abuse
Authored by Betty Friedan, she criticized the life of a traditional stay-at-home motherhood and described the life of stay at home moms as "a life in a comfortable concentration camps." She said that this role degraded women.
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Sexual Behavior of the Human Male Report Abuse
Commonly known as the Kinsey Report published by Alfred Kinsey, the content of the book triggered negative reactions from Churches and stunned the whole nation when he said that American men were so sexually wild that 95% of them could be accused of some kind of sexual offense under 1940s laws.“The book included reports of sexual activity by boys--even babies--and said that 37% of adult males had had at least one homosexual experience. . . . The 1953 book also included reports of sexual activity involving girls younger than age 4, and suggested that sex between adults and children could be beneficial."
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Democracy and Education Report Abuse
Written by John Dewey, in this book he criticized schooling that focused on traditional character development and endowing children with hard knowledge. He encouraged the teaching of thinking skills. John Dewey rejected traditional religion and moral absolutes.
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'He encouraged the teaching of thinking skills' Thinking??? We can't have that can we!!! You either have a subtle sense of humour or you are a very scary person indeed.
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Beyond Good and Evil Report Abuse
Written by Freidrich Nietzsche, he argued that man is driven by unprincpled “Will to Power.” and that superior men will sweep aside religiously inspired moral rules. “Life itself is essentially appropriation, injury, overpowering of the strange and weaker, suppression, severity, imposition of one’s own forms, incorporation and, at the least and mildest, exploitation,” he wrote. The Nazis loved Nietzsche.
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The Course of Positive Philosophy Report Abuse
Published by Auguste Comte, he turned his back on his political and cultural heritage after surviving the French Revolution, raised by a royal Catholic family he declared when he was teen-ager, “I have naturally ceased to believe in God.” He coined the term sociology which states that human mind developed beyond theology through metaphysics to positivism, in which man alone, through scientific observation, could determine they way things ought to be.
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General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money Report Abuse
Authored by John Maynard Keynes, this book talks about government expansion, In this book Keynes suggested that government should run up deficits, borrowing and spending money to spur economic activity when a business cycle threatens a contraction of industry and jobs.
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The Population Bomb Report Abuse
Author-Paul; Erhlich
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Authoritarian Personality Report Abuse
Written by Theodore Adorno
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Reflection on Violence Report Abuse
Written by Georges Sorel
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Madness and Civlization Report Abuse
Written by Michel Foucault
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The Promise Of American Life Report Abuse
Written by Herbert Croly
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Second Sex Report Abuse
by Simone de Beauvoir
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The Bible Report Abuse
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The Origin of Species Report Abuse
Written by Charles Darwin
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Introduction to Psychoanalysis Report Abuse
Sigmund Freud
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