Paradoxes comprises seven chapters. The first, Master of Contradictions, introduces Eyring’s paradoxical way of thinking, which is explored in each of the following six chapters:
- Humility and Confidence
- Creativity and Discipline
- Freedom and Obedience
- Reasoning, More Than Reasoning
- Fundamentals, Not Conventions
- People, Not Public Opinion
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