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The Resource Humanity on a tightrope : thoughts on empathy, family, and big changes for a viable future, Paul R. Ehrlich and Robert E. Ornstein

Humanity on a tightrope : thoughts on empathy, family, and big changes for a viable future, Paul R. Ehrlich and Robert E. Ornstein

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Humanity on a tightrope : thoughts on empathy, family, and big changes for a viable future
Title
Humanity on a tightrope
Title remainder
thoughts on empathy, family, and big changes for a viable future
Statement of responsibility
Paul R. Ehrlich and Robert E. Ornstein
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Language
eng
Summary
More than ever, the world finds itself faced with common problems that affect most of the planet's population in some way: climate change, poverty, escalating violence, international conflicts, illness. And while an 'us v. them' mentality persists, a growing sense of empathy, of connection, with those in remote parts of the world has caught hold and is spreading. The authors argue that empathy and feelings of kinship with others are necessary to preventing the collapse of civilization. Through a careful examination of how humans must learn to relate to one another to avoid global calamity, the
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Ehrlich, Paul R
Dewey number
303.48/2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1942-
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Ornstein, Robert E.
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  • Social problems
  • Social change
  • Cultural relations
  • Empathy
  • Globalization
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Humanity on a tightrope : thoughts on empathy, family, and big changes for a viable future, Paul R. Ehrlich and Robert E. Ornstein
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
On a tightrope -- Empathy, and "us" family members versus "them" -- The seeds of family values and how they sprouted -- The evolution of "them" -- The neuropsychology of getting to "us": the more alike we are, the more we like -- It's all us now: closing the culture gap and building a global family -- The beginnings of a new stage in history -- Getting to "alike" one another -- Revitalizing religious empathy and staying on the tightrope
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ocn694772526
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 184 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442206502
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unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
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not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)694772526
Label
Humanity on a tightrope : thoughts on empathy, family, and big changes for a viable future, Paul R. Ehrlich and Robert E. Ornstein
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
On a tightrope -- Empathy, and "us" family members versus "them" -- The seeds of family values and how they sprouted -- The evolution of "them" -- The neuropsychology of getting to "us": the more alike we are, the more we like -- It's all us now: closing the culture gap and building a global family -- The beginnings of a new stage in history -- Getting to "alike" one another -- Revitalizing religious empathy and staying on the tightrope
Control code
ocn694772526
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (vii, 184 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442206502
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)694772526

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