By Simon Baron-Cohen
Borderline character sickness, autism, narcissism, psychosis, Asperger's: All of those syndromes have something in common--lack of empathy. often times, this absence could be risky, yet in others it may possibly easily suggest a special manner of seeing the world.
In The technology of Evil Simon Baron-Cohen, an award-winning British researcher who has investigated psychology and autism for many years, develops a brand new brain-based concept of human cruelty. a real psychologist, besides the fact that, he examines social and environmental components that could erode empathy, together with overlook and abuse.
Based principally on Baron-Cohen's personal study, The technology of Evil will swap the way in which we comprehend and deal with human cruelty.
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If one were very lucky, a whole number of units, say 14, would make up the length. But, more likely, the final unit placed down would not fit flush with the end of the length—in which case the Pythagorean geometer would add another length, the same as the first (and so on), measuring until he did achieve a “flush” fit. He would then need to do some division to get the measurement of just one length. So if, say, 27 units fitted flush at the end of 2 lengths, the measurement of a single length would be the fraction , which is units.
The prime numbers are simply defined, but though much is known about them they continue to challenge in perplexing and tantalizing ways. They have attracted the attention of the world’s greatest mathematicians, and it is undeniable that they are the building blocks of arithmetic and lie at the heart of so many mathematical endeavors. It would not be exaggeration to call them the “atoms” of mathematics, and tracking down their remaining mysteries remains a fundamental quest of mathematics. WHICH ARE THE STRANGEST NUMBERS?