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By Dacher Keltner

“A landmark booklet within the technology of feelings and its implications for ethics and human universals.”—Library Journal, starred review

In this startling examine of human emotion, Dacher Keltner investigates an unanswered query of human evolution: If people are hardwired to guide lives which are “nasty, brutish, and short,” why have we advanced with optimistic feelings like gratitude, entertainment, awe, and compassion that advertise moral motion and cooperative societies? Illustrated with greater than fifty images of human feelings, Born to Be Good takes us on a trip via medical discovery, own narrative, and japanese philosophy. confident feelings, Keltner unearths, lie on the middle of human nature and form our daily behavior—and they only could be the key to figuring out how we will be able to dwell our lives greater. a few pictures during this booklet will not be displayed due to permissions issues.

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