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The Coddling of the American Mind

How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure

Greg Lukianoff

A finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Nonfiction A New York Times Notable BookBloomberg Best Book of 2018The New York Times bestseller!Something has been going wrong on many college campuses in the last few years. Speakers are shouted down. Students and professors say they are walking on eggshells and are afraid to speak hon...
Publish Date
August 20
First Published in 2018
Goodreads rating
Jul 13, 2020
The Coddling of the American Mind by Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt, audiobook read by @JonHaidt. Utterly superb book, recommended unreservedly. Brilliant book, exposes one of the major things wrong with society today. Please please read it.      source
Sep 04, 2018
Just finished The Coddling of the American mind by @glukianoff Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. Insightful. Straight forward and very helpful. A book that not only correctly identifies what ails us but also gives practical steps to cure. MUST READ      source
Dives into the new problem on college campuses, Safetyism.      source
Dec 30, 2019
My best books of 2019 @JonathanTaplin Move Fast & Break Things @JonHaidt Coddling of the American Mind @thejoelstein Defense of Elitism @maryCyPsy Cyber Effect @MikeIsaac Super Pumped      source
Highlights the need to continue to have such discussions about sensitive topics instead of ignoring them for the sake of comfort.      source
Jan 29, 2020
The best books I read in 2019👇 1. Can't Hurt Me by David Goggins 2. A Billion Wicked Thoughts by Sai Goddam and Ogi Ogas 3. The Madness of Crowds by Douglas Murray 4. The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker 5. The Coddling of the American Mind by Jonathan Haidt and Greg Lukianoff      source
Jul 23, 2019
A fascinating read. First chapter talks about iGen (born after 1995) and the need for emotional safety described as “one should be safe not just from car accidents and sexual assault but from people who disagree with you.”Not sure if accurate but they got me interested to read on      source
Feb 24, 2020
@MichaelSmithLL @antoniogm That book is great      source