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The Art of Active AllyshipIn the book 'The Art of Active Allyship', Dr. Poornima Luthra identifies and expounds on the 7 behaviours that will set you on the path towards inclusive workplaces. With practical tools and concrete examples, Dr. Luthra paints a picture of everyday active allyship that everyone can use to show up a
Making Sense | Sam HarrisDear Reader—I have been waiting for more than a decade to write Waking Up. Long before I saw any reason to criticize religion (The End of Faith, Letter to a Christian Nation), or to connect moral and scientific truths (The Moral Landscape, Free Will, Lying), I was interested in the nature of human consciousness and...
Verbal HygieneIn Verbal Hygiene, Deborah Cameron takes a serious look at popular attitudes towards language and examines the practices by which people attempt to regulate its use. Instead of dismissing the practice of ‘verbal hygiene’, as a misguided and pernicious exercise, she argues that popular discourse about language values – good and bad, right and wrong – serves an important function for those engaged in it. A series of case studies deal with specific examples of verbal hygiene: the regulation