By Arthur Clark
The ABCs of Human Survival examines the impact of militant nationalism and the lawlessness of robust states at the healthiness of people and native groups and the basic position of world citizenship inside of that dynamic. according to the research of global occasions, Dr. Arthur Clark offers militant nationalism as a pathological trend of pondering that threatens our safeguard, whereas emphasizing powerful democracy and overseas legislation as quintessential frameworks for human safety. in the contexts of historical past, sociology, philosophy, and spirituality, The ABCs of Human Survival calls into query the assumptions of patron tradition and gives, as a substitute, techniques to enhance total healthiness throughout the vital offerings we make as contributors.
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Militant nationalism is a deeply pessimistic ideology based on the false premise that we have no choice but to continue destroying each other. This pessimism has destructive effects physically, psychologically, and socially. It leads to permanent physical and psychological disability, depression, suicide, domestic violence and dysfunction, and pervasive social malaise. 17. A militant nationalist government is a threat to its own citizens. Any government that violates international law by its threats against other governments thereby constitutes a threat to the global community.
Pragmatic realism involves the ability to recognize a speciﬁc obstacle or problem, to deﬁne it in terms that evoke possible solutions, and to test the solutions. Pragmatic realism in the service of human wellbeing is a mark of wisdom and healthy psychology. 27. The conditions of human existence and the chances of human survival depend largely on respect for self and others. Emotional intelligence is essential at both personal and global levels. Responsible citizenship includes the capacity of each person to advance his or her personal well-being and to be constructively  The abcs of Human Survival involved in the life of local and global community.
Their governments will not help them with that kind of enlightenment, for reasons I have already mentioned. I am a physician, currently a professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Calgary in western Canada. I am a citizen of Canada, and the widower of a woman from Iraq, Irma Parhad, with whom I shared my life and work. She was born in Mosul and attended high school in Baghdad and college and medical school in Chicago. We met during our neurology residency years in Albany, New York, served on the faculty at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore, Maryland, and moved to Canada in 1984 to establish a neuroscience research program.
ABC's of Human Survival: A Paradigm for Global Citizenship by Arthur Clark