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Dacher Keltner

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Born to Be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life (2009)
3.44 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I bought this book and started reading it because it was advertized as a sociological study of how people are inherently good. The first chapter introduced the concept of jen, which comes from Eastern philosophy and means all the positive social interactions, and positive social ...
The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness (2010)
3.86 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: I feel very lucky to be exposed to the ideas I found in this book. It's nothing less than a scientific examination of altruism, heroism and human virtue. None of the ideas are new –– if you've read The Lord of the Rings, you know them by heart already –– but what is new is the au...
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