Amazon Comes to My Client’s Rescue – Don’t Believe Everything You Think, by Thomas Kida
Published to: 000115, 000116, A Small Town Lawyer's Perspective
on October 2, 2013 8:50 pm
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I am pleased that someone was kind enough to ghost write this blog article for me. It is by the spouse of a client. The client was facing a petition for transfer of custody because of some rather “whacky” views his wife was espousing. Confidentiality prevents my providing any details, but this is posted with express permission of its author. The spouse is not crazy, and is college educated, but that is not a substitute for critical thinking. The person encountered the typical apocalyptic predictions we hear from Glen Beck or the commercials on satellite radio, so began to research these predictions on the Internet. Before you begin such a journey, I suggest you read this review, and this book, and tie a big rope around your waist. The Internet is not a safe place for the naïve . I have posted this book report as a review on Amazon.com.
I am also pleased to post an example of how my reading outside my profession has helped me help a client. Critical thinking and debunking of supernatural and unscientific views is a theme in my writing. I have a loose affiliation with the Church of the Spaghetti Monster and a huge dose of skepticism of anything that is too good or too bad to be true. I have assigned three books to my client’s spouse and requested a book report. I posted the three books to my professional Facebook Page a few weeks ago. Here is my client’s mate’s report; pretty good if I do say so:
This post was written by Burton Hunter