Ebb and Flow: Tides and Life on Our Once and Future Planet

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On this occasion we parted from each other on a light-hearted note. Minor purchases were made with cacao beans imported from lowlands. No wonder no one trusts politicians — egomaniacs and prima donnas all. Worldly thoughts will trouble you a lot in the beginning of your new life of thought-culture. The underlying belief is that present happiness and future salvation are contingent upon one’s ethical or moral conduct; therefore, both society and individuals are expected to pursue a diverse but righteous path deemed appropriate for everyone based on one’s birth, age, and station in life (see Caste and Class, ch. 5).

Pages: 296

Publisher: Dundurn; 1St Edition edition (September 30, 2007)

ISBN: 1550027263

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