Imperfect Design: How Our Psychology Threatens Our World
Use the drop-down menu above, or click on the chapters below, to read excerpts from my forthcoming book Imperfect Design. These excerpts explain what we know about dangerous personality disorders, how people with these disorders cause so much of the world’s suffering, and how we are struggling to wrestle power from those with these disorders in order to create a more humane world.
Chapter 1. The Essence of Evil – Violence and Greed
Chapter 2. The Soviet Century – A Lesson in Tyranny
Chapter 3. Shaping Our Century – The Rise of China
Chapter 4. The Crisis of the West – Economic Growth and Moral Decline
Chapter 5. Global Poverty – Africa and India Compared
Chapter 6. Freedom from Tyranny – Democracy in the US and Europe
Chapter 7. Taking Leave of God – The Evolution of Religion
Chapter 8. Cultivating Humanity – Culture as a Defence against Tyranny
Chapter 9. Leadership for Humanity – Overcoming the Inhuman Minority
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