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By NA NA, Luigino Bruni

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ISBN-13: 9781137528889

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We needs to speedy easy methods to stay good on this planet because it is at the present time, together with the area of labor. we have to examine a brand new vocabulary of economics and markets that's enhanced to appreciate the current global and that's more likely to supply us the instruments to behave, and maybe increase it in addition.

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When business managers and financiers are no longer in contact with living, mixed communities, they cause immense damage that is sometimes fatal to communities of new untouchables and outcasts. In the old form of feudalism, the few wealthy lived in fortresses, surrounded by armed skirmishes, decay, and desert. The day may not be far off for these new feudal lords and Brahmins when, should they come out of their strongholds, they will not find any roads, security, public goods, or even a vacant helipad for landing any more.

Mainstream thought maintains that humanity’s envious nature promotes checks and balances that may foster the Common good. However, in reality it distorts competition (with one player annihilating the other). Modern society ignores the fact that envy is the cause of numerous problems. Claims for meritocracy, namely, the self-praise and the sorrow (or pleasure) over the misfortune of others, are increasing. Envy provokes this increase. Although it causes quarrels and lawsuits, we do not create rules to stop it.

The groups of people in which we exercise the most significant dimensions of our humanity are nonelective; we do not choose them. It is in the shared daily life of nonelective circumstances that we learn the crucial relational and spiritual codes of life; there we can resist narcissism (which today is a social pandemic) and become adults. It is a process of lifelong learning that acquires a very high value when, because of a mysterious loyalty to oneself, one remains in communities in which people no longer recognize each other, when there comes a sort of “awakening” and one has the strong impression of having made a mistake with that community and with almost everything.

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