Words on Fire Book Launch
On June 30, 2020, Logos Consulting Group hosted a virtual book launch party for Words on Fire: The Power of Incendiary Language and How to Confront It. More than 200 people from around the world joined us for this event. During it, author Helio Fred Garcia thanked some of the many people who helped in the creation and publication of Words on Fire and answered questions about the book.
We also heard from several speakers, some of whom helped to publish the book, and some of whom are endorsers or supporters of Words on Fire:
The Rev. Meg Riley, Co-Moderator of the Unitarian Universalist Association
"[Fred] has harnessed the power of love to stop oppression, exclusion and violence... Siding with love has never been more important, and he tells us how to do so at a time when brave words and acts have never been more urgently needed."
Rabbi Jack Moline, President of the Interfaith Alliance
"This book emerges from Fred’s desperate desire to see the United States not only survive, but thrive and live up to the best of what it is meant to be… I am persuaded that this book is going to have an important influence on our country and the rhetoric that preserves it.
Khizr Khan, Gold Star Parent and Immigrant American
"Four years ago, I held up my copy of the Constitution and invited candidate Donald Trump to read it. Today, I hold up Words on Fire and urge every American to read this book if we are to save our democracy."
Col. David Lapan, Former Pentagon and DHS Spokesman, US Marine Corps, retired
"I would say that Fred has written one of the most important books of our time... The lessons, the examples, the practical tools will be useful to us and to those in other countries for years to come. This book has impact!”
Evan Wolfson, Founder and President of Freedom to Marry
“Not only is Words on Fire a highly readable and important way of understanding what’s happening… It’s also a playbook for us... to call out this toxicity, to dispel that cynicism, to hold leaders and politicians and activists accountable, and give them the tools to be able to do something to turn this country around...To help us be engaged citizens and to believe that we can achieve change."
James E. Lukaszewski, America's Crisis Guru
“I believe that Words one Fire should be mandatory reading and a guidebook for every journalist, business school, religious leader, and elected official."