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Virtues for another possible world

Author: Leonardo Boff
Publisher: Eugene, Oregon : Cascade Books, [2011] ©2011
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Virtues are values underlying human practices. We are at the dawn of a new era, an era of global ethics requiring some core virtues. These core virtues are hospitality, co-living, respect, tolerance, and communality. If these core virtues become a reality, they will transform human practices into something beneficial both to human beings and to the planet Earth, our common home.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Leonardo Boff
ISBN: 9781621890775 1621890775
OCLC Number: 953832852
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Hospitality, the right and duty of all: The global phase of the earth and of humanity ; Returning from the great scattering ; The myth of hospitality ; Explaining the myth of hospitality ; Hospitality in modern societies ; Lack of hospitality in history ; Rescuing the other : a basis for hospitality ; Hospitality within the context of globalization ; Conclusion --
Co-living, respect, and tolerance: Co-living ; Respect ; Tolerance ; Conclusion --
Feasting together and living in peace: Eating and drinking together : communality ; A culture of peace in a world of conflict ; Conclusion.
Other Titles: Virtudes para um outro mundo possível.
Responsibility: Leonardo Boff ; translated by Alexandre Guilherme.

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Virtues are values underlying human practices. We are at the dawn of a new era, an era of global ethics requiring some core virtues. These core virtues are hospitality, co-living, respect, tolerance, and communality. If these core virtues become a reality, they will transform human practices into something beneficial both to human beings and to the planet Earth, our common home.

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