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Stories About Human Nature and How They Shape Politics

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Stories We Live By

Stories We Live By


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Are human beings the products of their genes, how they are treated by other human beings in their environments or by a combination of both? Are some human beings basically good and some basically evil? Do we have any control as to how human beings turn out and if so how can we describe that control? I do not pretend to know the answers to these questions but I will try and clarify how to approach these thorny, but very important issues. How do the answers to these questions shape the politics practised in any given family, social group or society?

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