why genes are not selfish and people are nice a challenge to the dangerous ideas that dominate our lives

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Why Genes Are Not Selfish And People Are Nice

Author : Colin Tudge
ISBN : 9780863159770
Genre : Science
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The modern world is dominated by ideas that are threatening to kill us: that life is one long battle from conception to grave; that all creatures, including human beings, are driven by their selfish DNA; that the universe is just stuff, for us to use at will. These ideas are seen as emerging from science and hard-nosed philosophy, and become self-fulfilling. They have led us to create a world in perpetual strife,that is unjust and in many ways precarious. This remarkable book by an experienced author and thinker argues there's another way of looking at the world that is just as rooted in modern science, and yet says precisely the opposite: that life is in fact cooperative; all creatures, including human beings, are basically nice; that there's more to the 'stuff' of the world than meets the eye. This book is both a powerful call to rethink our assumptions, and a message of hope for those who believe we're doomed to self-destruction.

Christina Rossetti

Author : Emma Mason
ISBN : 9780198723691
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Christina Rossetti (1830-94) is regarded is one of the greatest Christian poets to write in English. While Rossetti has firmly secured her place in the canon, her religious poetry was for a long time either overlooked or considered evidence of a melancholic disposition burdened by faith. Recent scholarship has redressed reductive readings of Christian theology as repressive by rethinking it as a form of compassionate politics. This shift has enabled new readings of Rossetti's work, not simply as a body of significant nineteenth-century devotional literature, but also as a marker of religion's relevance to modern concerns through its reflections on science and materialism, as well as spirituality and mysticism. Emma Mason offers a compelling study of Christina Rossetti, arguing that her poetry, diaries, letters, and devotional commentaries are engaged with both contemporary theological debate and an emergent ecological agenda. In chapters on the Catholic Revival, Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, contemporary debates on plant and animal being, and the relationship between grace and apocalypse, Mason reads Rossetti's theology as an argument for spiritual materialism and ecological transformation. She ultimately suggests that Rossetti's life and work captures the experience of faith as one of loving intimacy with the minutiae of creation, a divine body in which all things, material and immaterial, human and nonhuman, divine and embodied, are interconnected.

Seven Moralities Of Human Resource Management

Author : T. Klikauer
ISBN : 9781137455789
Genre : Business & Economics
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Seven Moralities of Human Resource Management analyses morality of HRM from the perspective of American psychologist Laurence Kohlberg. This book examines and makes value judgements on whether or not HRM is moral from the viewpoint of Kohlberg's seven stages of morality as a follow-up study of the author's 2012 book, Seven Management Moralities.

Tikkun

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ISBN : UVA:X006067663
Genre : Jews
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New Scientist

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ISBN : UOM:39015019149676
Genre : Science
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Environmental Marketing Management

Author : Ken Peattie
ISBN : UOM:39015032515051
Genre : Business enterprises
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This text provides a study of how environmental concerns affect the principles and practice of marketing and how the marketing function is affected by environmental concerns. It examines how aspects of marketing can be applied to developing and implementing greener strategies.

Cue

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ISBN : IND:30000117902613
Genre : New York (N.Y.)
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