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Compete, gather, prevail, take pleasure in: the pressures of residing in today’s materialistic global look predicated upon jealousy—the emotions of contention and resentment for ownership of regardless of the different has. yet whereas our newspapers abound with tales of the occasionally droll, occasionally lethal effects of sexual jealousy, Peter Toohey argues during this charmingly provocative booklet that jealousy is far greater than the damaging emotion it really is in most cases assumed to be. It is helping up to it harms.
reading the which means, historical past, and price of jealousy, Toohey locations the emotion on the center of contemporary tradition, creativity, and civilization—not in simple terms the sexual courting. His eclectic strategy weaves jointly psychology, artwork and literature, neuroscience, anthropology, and a bunch of different disciplines to supply clean and fascinating modern views on violence, the relatives, the office, animal habit, and psychopathology. starting from the streets of London to Pacific islands, and from the classical global to this day, this is often a chic, clever, and wonderfully illustrated protection of a not-always-deadly sin.

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