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The Kindness of Strangers

How a Selfish Ape Invented a New Moral Code

Michael E. McCullough

A sweeping psychological history of human goodness -- from the foundations of evolution to the modern political and social challenges humanity is now facing. How did humans, a species of self-centered apes, come to care about others? Since Darwin, scientists have tried to answer this question using evolutionary theory. In The Kindness of Strangers,...
Publish Date
2020-07-21T00:00:00.000Z
2020-07-21T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
3.9
ISBN
9780465064748
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Recommendations
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Recommendations
2020-10-27T17:55:17.000Z
Highly recommended. My blurb: "This fascinating and wide-ranging book presents a new theory of why we are kind to strangers. ... This is a controversial book, but McCullough’s arguments are smart, clear, and ultimately persuasive."      source