Beyond Bad: How obsolete morals are holding you back
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Автор
Кріс Пейлі
Видавництво
Hodder
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
224
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Кольорові
Формат
138x222
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In Beyond Bad author Chris Paley explores how morals are holding humanity back. Morality is the driving force in every story worth your time: Cinderella to Crime and Punishment; Macbeth to Breaking Bad. Morality's what we're doing when we shout at the telly, gossip about our boss or leave comments online. It's held empires together, kept soldiers marching under fire, fed the hungry, passed laws, built walls, welcomed immigrants, destroyed careers and governed our sex lives. But what if morality's all meaningless rubbish, a malfunctioning relic of our evolutionary past? This is the provocative argument that Chris makes. This isn't an attack on one set of moral codes or one way of thinking about ethics: it's a call for abolishing the whole caboodle. He uses evolutionary psychology to show how and why morality emerged - to help tribes and other small groups survive and prosper. Our morals, he says, constrain us, biases us, and pushes us in the wrong direction because we fail to understand what limited aims. The biggest challenges our species faces, whether global warming, nuclear proliferation or the rise of the robots, are pan-human. These challenges are beyond what our moral minds were designed to cope with. You can't build smartphones with stone-age axes, and you can't solve modern humanity's problems with tools that are designed to create primitive, competitive groups.

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Автор
Кріс Пейлі
Видавництво
Hodder
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
224
Ілюстрації
Кольорові
Формат
138x222
Палітурка
Тверда
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Автор
Кріс Пейлі
Видавництво
Hodder
Мова
Англійська
Рік видання
2020
Кількість сторінок
224
Ілюстрації
Кольорові
Формат
138x222
Палітурка
Тверда
Папір
Друкарський
ISBN
9781529327090
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