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Born to be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life, By Dacher Keltner, WW Norton, €22.80.

14th March, 2009

Born to be Good: The Science of a Meaningful Life, By Dacher Keltner, WW Norton, €22.80.

Romanticism, Zen, Confucianism and the teachings of the Dalai Lama; these are all concepts cited in the opening pages of Born to Be Good, the preface of which almost provoked me into throwing this book against a wall, turning a flamethrower on it then stomping its ashes into the ground.

For I thought I had been sent one of...

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