How Do You Kill 11 Million People? Or, to be precise, 11,283,000 people. Andy Andrews believes that good answers come only from asking the right questions. Through the powerful, provocative question, "How do you kill eleven million people?"—the number of people killed by the Nazi German regime between 1933 and 1945—he explores a number of other questions relevant to our lives today: (1) Does it matter that millions of ordinary citizens have checked out of participating in the decisions that shape the future of our country? (2) Which is more dangerous: politicians with ill intent, or the too-trusting population that allows such people to lead them? (3) How are we supposed to tell the difference between the "good guys" and the "bad guys"? (4) How does the answer to this question affect not only our country but our families, our faith, and our values? (5) What happens to a society in which truth is absent? Andrews issues a wake-up call: become informed, passionate citizens who demand honesty and integrity from our leaders, or suffer the consequences of our own ignorance and apathy. Furthermore, we can no longer measure a leader's worth by the yardsticks provided by the left or the right. Instead, we must use an unchanging standard: the pure, unvarnished truth.
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by Andy Andrews
by Andy Paul
"Andrews reads his 28-minute essay in clear and concise tones. Focusing on truth and honesty, Andrews asks first how the world could stand by while the Nazis killed Jews, Gypsies, homosexuals, and more before and during WWII. In word and performance he stresses the importance of standing up for truth and honesty in interpersonal relations, in government, in politics, and in business. Andrews's discussion of truth and honesty is followed by an 18-minute interview about "The Path" and the philosophy of morality and leadership. Proclaiming himself neither Democrat nor Republican, Andrews puts forth provocative questions that challenge listeners to consider the importance of the truth in the administration of government and business and, indeed, their involvement in the future of this nation. M.B.K. (c) AudioFile 2012, Portland, Maine"
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