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This Book Will Make You Kinder, Henry James Garrett

This Book Will Make You Kinder, Henry James Garrett

2021

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'Heart-swelling in its wholesomeness' - Gina Martin'A reminder of the life-changing power of empathy' - Emma GannonWhy are you kind? Could you be kinder?The kindness we owe one another goes far beyond everyday gestures like taking out the neighbour's bins - although it's important not to downplay those small acts. Kindness can also mean much more. In this timely, insightful guide, Henry James Garrett lays out the case for developing a strong, courageous, moral kindness, one that will help you fight cruelty and make the world a more empathetic place.Building on his academic studies in metaethics and using his signature sweet animal cartoons, Henry explores the sources and the limitations of human empathy and the many ways, big and small, that we can work toward being our best and kindest selves. A world in which everyone was the fully-empathetic of version of themselves would be a very kind world indeed. And that's the world this book will move us toward.

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