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Modern Meta-Analysis

by Aeilko H. Zwinderman Ton J. Cleophas

Modern meta-analyses do more than combine the effect sizes of a series of similar studies. Meta-analyses are currently increasingly applied for any analysis beyond the primary analysis of studies, and for the analysis of big data. This 26-chapter book was written for nonmathematical professionals of medical and health care, in the first place, but, in addition, for anyone involved in any field involving scientific research. The authors have published over twenty innovative meta-analyses from the turn of the century till now. This edition will review the current state of the art, and will use for that purpose the methodological aspects of the authors' own publications, in addition to other relevant methodological issues from the literature. Are there alternative works in the field? Yes, there are, particularly in the field of psychology. Psychologists have invented meta-analyses in 1970, and have continuously updated methodologies. Although very interesting, their work, just like the whole discipline of psychology, is rather explorative in nature, and so is their focus to meta-analysis. Then, there is the field of epidemiologists. Many of them are from the school of angry young men, who publish shocking news all the time, and JAMA and other publishers are happy to publish it. The reality is, of course, that things are usually not as bad as they seem. Finally, some textbooks, written by professional statisticians, tend to use software programs with miserable menu programs and requiring lots of syntax to be learnt. This is prohibitive to clinical and other health professionals. The current edition is the first textbook in the field of meta-analysis entirely written by two clinical scientists, and it consists of many data examples and step by step analyses, mostly from the authors' own clinical research.

The Working Class Majority

by Michael Zweig

In this memoir of the Hudson River and of her family, Susan Fox Rogers writes from a fresh perspective: the seat of her kayak. Low in the water, she explores the bays and the larger estuary, riding the tides, marveling over sturgeons and eels, eagles and herons, and spotting the remains of the ice and cement industries. After years of dipping her paddle into the waters off the village of Tivoli, she came to know the rocks and tree limbs, currents and eddies, mansions and islands so well that she claimed that section of the river as her own: her reach. Woven into Rogers's intimate exploration of the river is the story of her life as a woman in the outdoors¿rock climbing and hiking as well as kayaking. Rogers writes of the Hudson River with skill and vivacity. Her strong sense of place informs her engagement with a waterway that lured the early Dutch settlers, entranced nineteenth-century painters, and has been marked by decades of pollution. The river and the communities along its banks become partners in Rogers's life and vivid characters in her memoir. Her travels on the river range from short excursions to the Saugerties Lighthouse to a days-long journey from Tivoli to Tarrytown and a circumnavigation of Manhattan Island, while in memory she ventures as far as the Indiana Dunes and the French Pyrenees. In a fluid, engaging voice, My Reach mixes the genres of memoir, outdoor adventure, natural and unnatural history. Rogers's interest in the flora and fauna of the river is as keen as her insight into the people who live and travel along the waterway. She integrates moments of description and environmental context with her own process of grieving the recent deaths of both parents. The result is a book that not only moves the reader but also informs and entertains.

De dokter en de dood

by Lia Zuylen Agnes Heide Suzanne Vathorst Eric Geijteman

Iedereen kent het ongenuanceerde verhaal: dokters zijn opgeleid en gemotiveerd om mensen beter te maken. Maar betekent dat dan automatisch ook dat zulke professionals hun focus verliezen bij pati#65533;nten met een infauste prognose? Dokters kunnen zich juist ook in de laatste levensfase buitengewoon verdienstelijk maken. Een complicatie daarbij is wel dat de geneeskunde-opleiding tot op de huidige dag tekort schiet in het overdragen van kennis over (be)handelen zonder curatieve intentie. Mogelijk dat prioriteiten in een overvolle doktersdag daarom wel eens in het voordeel uitvallen van pati#65533;nten met een redelijke prognose. Dit boek biedt een praktisch houvast voor artsen en andere zorgprofessionals om optimale omstandigheden te cre#65533;ren voor pati#65533;nten in tijdnood. 47 Vakgenoten bewijzen in dit boek dat optimale zorg haalbaar is in de hectische praktijk van alledag. Elk hoofdstuk start met een herkenbare casus. Dan volgt een breder getrokken beschouwing over de geschetste problematiek. Een paragraaf met praktische conclusies completeert het geheel steeds. Aldus komen - soms hoofdbrekende - thema's aan bod: Wat is 'op tijd' vertellen? Hoe gaat een arts om met een terminale pati#65533;nt die hoop houdt? Kunnen alle betrokken behandelaars alle relevante gegevens kennen? Is palliatieve sedatie in sommige gevallen geen sluitroute voor euthanasie? waar ligt de grens tussen goed behandelen en te lang doorbehandelen? Maar ook het contact met de familie komt aan de orde. Evenals de wenselijke zorg om de zorgverlener zelf, die immers per definitie vaak moet omgaan met het lijden van pati#65533;nten en hun omgeving. "Er is volop discussie gaande over de vraag of mensen die 'klaar' zijn met leven geholpen zouden kunnen worden binnen de euthanasiewet. De uitkomst van die discussie kan de grenzen verschuiven, mede afhankelijk van wat de beroepsgroep van artsen tot haar taak en domein rekent. "

Financial Inclusion and Poverty Alleviation

by Muhamed Zulkhibri Abdul Ghafar Ismail

This book explores the relationships between financial inclusion, poverty and inclusive development from Islamic perspectives. Financial inclusion has become an important global agenda and priority for policymakers and regulators in many Muslim countries for sustainable long-term economic growth. It has also become an integral part of many development institutions and multilateral development banks in efforts to promote inclusive growth. Many studies in economic development and poverty reduction suggest that financial inclusion matters. Financial inclusion, within the broader context of inclusive development, is viewed as an important means to tackle poverty and inequality and to address the sustainable development goals (SDGs). This book contributes to the literature on these topics and will be of interest to researchers and academics interested in Islamic finance and financial inclusion.

13 Hours

by Mitchell Zuckoff Annex Security Team

SOON TO BE A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE -- IN THEATERS JANUARY 2016The harrowing, true account from the brave men on the ground who fought back during the Battle of Benghazi.13 HOURS presents, for the first time ever, the true account of the events of September 11, 2012, when terrorists attacked the US State Department Special Mission Compound and a nearby CIA station called the Annex in Benghazi, Libya. A team of six American security operators fought to repel the attackers and protect the Americans stationed there. Those men went beyond the call of duty, performing extraordinary acts of courage and heroism, to avert tragedy on a much larger scale. This is their personal account, never before told, of what happened during the thirteen hours of that now-infamous attack. 13 HOURS sets the record straight on what happened during a night that has been shrouded in mystery and controversy. Written by New York Times bestselling author Mitchell Zuckoff, this riveting book takes readers into the action-packed story of heroes who laid their lives on the line for one another, for their countrymen, and for their country. 13 HOURS is a stunning, eye-opening, and intense book--but most importantly, it is the truth. The story of what happened to these men--and what they accomplished--is unforgettable.

Colonization and Subalternity in Classical Greece

by Gabriel Zuchtriegel

In this book, Gabriel Zuchtriegel explores and reconstructs the unwritten history of Classical Greece - the experience of nonelite colonial populations. Using postcolonial critical methods to analyze Greek settlements and their hinterlands of the fifth and fourth centuries BC, he reconstructs the social and economic structures in which exploitation, violence, and subjugation were implicit. He mines literary sources and inscriptions, as well as archaeological and data from excavations and field surveys, much of it published here for the first time, that offer new insights into the lives and status of nonelite populations in Greek colonies. Zuchtriegel demonstrates that Greece's colonial experience has far-reaching implications beyond the study of archaeology and ancient history. As reflected in foundational texts such as Plato's 'Laws' and Aristotle's 'Politics', the ideology that sustained Greek colonialism is still felt in many Western societies.

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids: Covenant History: Discover the Beginnings of God’s People

by Zondervan

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids is a 4-volume abridged Bible study that strips the Bible of its chapter and verse numbers, headings, and special formatting so that it’s easier to read and accessible to all. Each volume is broken down into an 8-week reading plan that includes daily reading and questions for discussion perfect for classroom or small group use. With wide margins, shorter lines, a larger font size, and engaging illustrations, these books are designed especially for developing readers. In the first book of this series, Covenant History, readers will learn about the story of God’s people from the creation to the exile of the people of Israel. This volume includes: Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers, Deuteronomy, Joshua, Judges, Ruth, and Samuel-Kings. The other titles in this series include:NIrV, The Books of the Bible: The Prophets: Listen to God’s Messenger’s Tell about Hope and TruthNIrV, The Books of the Bible: The Writings: Learn from Stories, Poetry, and SongsNIrV, The Books of the Bible: New Testament: Read the Story of Jesus, His Church, and His Return

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids: New Testament: Read the Story of Jesus, His Church, and His Return

by Zondervan

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids is a 4-volume abridged Bible study that strips the Bible of its chapter and verse numbers, headings, and special formatting so that it’s easier to read and accessible to all. Each volume is broken down into an 8-week reading plan that includes daily reading and questions for discussion perfect for classroom or small group use. With wide margins, shorter lines, a larger font size, and engaging illustrations, these books are designed especially for developing readers.In the fourth book of this series, New Testament, readers will learn of the fulfillment of God’s promise. This volume includes: Luke-Acts, 1–2 Thessalonians, 1–2 Corinthians, Galatians, Romans, Colossians, Ephesians, Philemon, Philippians, 1 Timothy, Titus, 2 Timothy, Matthew, Hebrews, James, Mark, 1–2 Peter, Jude, John, 1–3 John, and Revelation.The other titles in this series include:NIrV, The Books of the Bible: Covenant History: Discover the Beginnings of God’s PeopleNIrV, The Books of the Bible: The Prophets: Listen to God’s Messenger’s Tell about Hope and TruthNIrV, The Books of the Bible: The Writings: Learn from Stories, Poetry, and Songs

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids: The Prophets: Listen to God’s Messengers Tell about Hope and Truth

by Zondervan

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids is a 4-volume abridged Bible study that strips the Bible of its chapter and verse numbers, headings, and special formatting so that it’s easier to read and accessible to all. Each volume is broken down into an 8-week reading plan that includes daily reading and questions for discussion perfect for classroom or small group use. With wide margins, shorter lines, a larger font size, and engaging illustrations, these books are designed especially for developing readers.In the second book of this series, The Prophets, readers will learn about the covenant spokesmen who presented their messages from the 8th to the 5th centuries BC. The writings are presented in chronological order. This volume includes: Jonah, Amos, Hosea, Micah, Isaiah, Zephaniah, Nahum, Habbakuk, Jeremiah, Obadiah, Ezekiel, Haggai, Zechariah, Joel, and Malachi.The other titles in this series include:NIrV, The Books of the Bible: Covenant History: Discover the Beginnings of God’s PeopleNIrV, The Books of the Bible: The Writings: Learn from Stories, Poetry, and SongsNIrV, The Books of the Bible: New Testament: Read the Story of Jesus, His Church, and His Return

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids: The Writings: Learn from Stories, Poetry, and Songs

by Zondervan

NIrV, The Books of the Bible for Kids is a 4-volume abridged Bible study that strips the Bible of its chapter and verse numbers, headings, and special formatting so that it’s easier to read and accessible to all. Each volume is broken down into an 8-week reading plan that includes daily reading and questions for discussion perfect for classroom or small group use. With wide margins, shorter lines, a larger font size, and engaging illustrations, these books are designed especially for developing readers.In the third book of this series, The Writings, readers will study the poetry, wisdom writings, and history of the Bible. This volume includes: Psalms, Lamentations, Song of Songs, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Job, Chronicles, Ezra, Nehemiah, Esther, and Daniel.The other titles in this series include:NIrV, The Books of the Bible: Covenant History: Discover the Beginnings of God’s PeopleNIrV, The Books of the Bible: The Prophets: Listen to God’s Messenger’s Tell about Hope and TruthNIrV, The Books of the Bible: New Testament: Read the Story of Jesus, His Church, and His Return

Evolution and Victorian Musical Culture

by Bennett Zon

This engaging book explores the dynamic relationship between evolutionary science and musical culture in Victorian Britain, drawing upon a wealth of popular scientific and musical literature to contextualize evolutionary theories of the Darwinian and non-Darwinian revolutions. Bennett Zon uses musical culture to question the hegemonic role ascribed to Darwin by later thinkers, and interrogates the conceptual premise of modern debates in evolutionary musicology. Structured around the Great Chain of Being, chapters are organized by discipline in successively ascending order according to their object of study, from zoology and the study of animal music to theology and the music of God. Evolution and Victorian Musical Culture takes a non-Darwinian approach to the interpretation of Victorian scientific and musical interrelationships, debunking the idea that the arts had little influence on contemporary scientific ideas and, by probing the origins of musical interdisciplinarity, the volume shows how music helped ideas about evolution to evolve.

Autoethnographies on the Environment and Human Health

by Tara Rava Zolnikov

This book explores the link between individual lives and significant environmental issues affecting millions of people around the world. Zolnikov offers a novel perspective on the environment and human health through autoethnographic stories. Each chapter includes an overview of an environmental risk factor or issue, such as air quality, accompanied by a reflective personal story. Her experiences were gathered around the world and revolve around immersion into local cultures. Learning about environmental health through this qualitative approach will enable readers to understand how issues in the environment are currently affecting people on an individual basis.

Combined Cycle Driven Efficiency for Next Generation Nuclear Power Plants

by Bahman Zohuri Patrick McDaniel

Introduces the concept of combined cycles for next generation nuclear power plants, explaining how recent advances in gas turbines have made these systems increasingly desirable for efficiency gains and cost-of-ownership reduction. Promulgates modelling and analysis techniques to identify opportunities for increased thermodynamic efficiency and decreased water usage over current Light Water Reactor (LWR) systems. Examines all power conversion aspects, from the fluid exiting the reactor to energy releases into the environment, with special focus on heat exchangers and turbo-machinery. Provides examples of small projects to facilitate nuanced understanding of the theories and implementation of combined-cycle nuclear plants. This book explores combined cycle driven efficiency of new nuclear power plants and describes how to model and analyze a nuclear heated multi-turbine power conversion system operating with atmospheric air as the working fluid. The included studies are intended to identify paths for future work on next generation nuclear power plants (GEN-IV), leveraging advances in natural-gas-fired turbines that enable coupling salt-cooled, helium-cooled, and sodium-cooled reactors to a Nuclear Air-Brayton Combined Cycle (NACC). These reactors provide the option of operating base-load nuclear plants with variable electricity output to the grid using natural gas or stored heat to produce peak power. The author describes overall system architecture, components and detailed modelling results of Brayton-Rankine Combined Cycle power conversion systems and Recuperated Brayton Cycle systems, since they offer the highest overall energy conversion efficiencies. With ever-higher temperatures predicted in GEN-IV plants, this book's investigation of potential avenues for thermodynamic efficiency gains will be of great interest to nuclear engineers and researchers, as well as power plant operators and students.

Hybrid Energy Systems

by Bahman Zohuri

This book discusses innovations in the field of hybrid energy storage systems (HESS) and covers the durability, practicality, cost-effectiveness, and utility of a HESS. It demonstrates how the coupling of two or more energy storage technologies can interact with and support renewable energy power systems. Different structures of stand-alone renewable energy power systems with hybrid energy storage systems such as passive, semi-active, and active hybrid energy storage systems are examined. A detailed review of the state-of-the-art control strategies, such as classical control strategies and intelligent control strategies for renewable energy power systems with hybrid energy storage systems are highlighted. The future trends for combination and control of the two systems are also discussed.

The Art of Chess Combination

by Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

What, really, is a chess combination? It is a maneuver generally employing surprise and a sacrifice, in which pieces work together to bring about a sudden advantage. It is perhaps the most aesthetically satisfying and successful technique in the game. Some players believe that the combination is a spontaneous creation with no guiding laws; the possibility springs up in the mind like a flash of genius. In this classic work, however, Znosko-Borovsky proves that combinations can be studied. He demonstrates conclusively that they need not be a haphazard occurrence, but may be prepared for as an integral part of a player's game.The great modern teacher begins by examining the games of master players, including Capablanca, Alekhine, Rubinstein, Nimzovich, Tarrasch, Reti, Mason, Morphy, Bird, Euwe, Emanuel Lasker, etc. The games are grouped according to common features, and perceptively analyzed to determine what conclusions may be drawn. Znosko-Borovsky shows that every combination, however complicated, begins in a simple idea, such as an undefended piece, the bad position of the hostile king, the promotion of a pawn, or a discovered check.The Art of Chess Combination will improve the game of anyone who knows how to move individual pieces but finds it hard to plan many moves ahead to make the pieces work together. The exposition is easily understood; technical terms are almost completely avoided but clarity and precision remain."In the teaching of chess he may claim to have no superior." -- Philip W. Sergeant.

How to Play Chess Endings

by Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

Written by a world-famous chess teacher, this excellent introduction to the principles of chess endings clearly explains the importance of tempo, the rule of the triangle, and the idea of related squares. Special attention is given to positional play, the conception and execution of a plan, and the recognition of tactical opportunities.

How to Play the Chess Openings

by Eugene Znosko-Borovsky

Clear, profound examinations of just what each opening is intended to do and how opponent can counter. Many sample games.

American Indian Stories and Old Indian Legends

by Zitkala-sa

"Whether your interest in Sioux folklore is great or small, you will find this a fascinating book to devour. Pick up a copy today and be thrilled." -- The Reading RoomThis accessible and affordable volume combines two essential collections by Sioux author Zitkala-Sa. American Indian Stories assembles short stories, autobiographical reflections, and political essays that offer poignant reflections on the author's sense of being stranded between the white and Native American worlds. Old Indian Legends features tales from the oral tradition -- legends passed down through the generations that form a genre known as the "retold tale." Born on South Dakota's Yankton Reservation in 1876, Zitkala-Sa felt "as free as the wind that blew my hair, and no less spirited than a bounding deer." At the age of eight, she traded her freedom for the iron discipline of a Quaker boarding school. Disillusioned by American society as well as her own tribe, Zitkala-Sa attended college, became a teacher, and wrote about her experiences in a variety of books and magazines. A prominent advocate for Native American rights throughout her life, she was a key figure in the legislation that granted Native Americans citizenship in 1924.

Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitter's Almanac: The Commemorative Edition

by Elizabeth Zimmermann

One of America's most ingenious and creative knitters presents 23 patterns in this beloved classic of knitting lore. Elizabeth Zimmermann's bestselling guide includes Aran sweaters, mittens, socks, and patterns for other items that can be followed by intermediate to advanced knitters or adapted into original works.This commemorative hardcover edition celebrates the centenary of Elizabeth Zimmermann's birth and the 50th anniversary of the founding of her company. Its new features include color photos of the finished patterns, many of them reknit using contemporary yarns, as well as a frontispiece by Andrew Wyeth, a preface by the author's daughter, an introduction by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee, instructions for the February Lady Sweater, and other bonus items.

And He Gave Pastors: Pastoral Theology in Action

by Thomas F. Zimmerman

Offers insights into pastors' personal and devotional lives, legal affairs, counseling, resumes, and other aspects of pastoring.

Parasite Rex

by Carl Zimmer

IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites control the minds of their hosts, sending them to their destruction. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites are masters of chemical warfare and camouflage, able to cloak themselves with their hosts' own molecules. IMAGINE A WORLD WHERE parasites steer the course of evolution, where the majority of species are parasites. WELCOME TO EARTH. For centuries, parasites have lived in nightmares, horror stories, and in the darkest shadows of science. Yet these creatures are among the world's most successful and sophisticated organisms. In Parasite Rex, Carl Zimmer deftly balances the scientific and the disgusting as he takes readers on a fantastic voyage. Traveling from the steamy jungles of Costa Rica to the fetid parasite haven of southern Sudan, Zimmer graphically brings to life how parasites can change DNA, rewire the brain, make men more distrustful and women more outgoing, and turn hosts into the living dead. This thorough, gracefully written book brings parasites out into the open and uncovers what they can teach us about the most fundamental survival tactics in the universe.

The Time Paradox

by Philip Zimbardo John Boyd

Your every significant choice -- every important decision you make -- is determined by a force operating deep inside your mind: your perspective on time -- your internal, personal time zone. This is the most influential force in your life, yet you are virtually unaware of it. Once you become aware of your personal time zone, you can begin to see and manage your life in exciting new ways. In The Time Paradox, Drs. Zimbardo and Boyd draw on thirty years of pioneering research to reveal, for the first time, how your individual time perspective shapes your life and is shaped by the world around you. Further, they demonstrate that your and every other individual's time zones interact to create national cultures, economics, and personal destinies. You will discover what time zone you live in through Drs. Zimbardo and Boyd's revolutionary tests. Ask yourself: * Does the smell of fresh-baked cookies bring you back to your childhood? * Do you believe that nothing will ever change in your world? * Do you believe that the present encompasses all and the future and past are mere abstractions? * Do you wear a watch, balance your checkbook, and make to-do lists -- every day? * Do you believe that life on earth is merely preparation for life after death? * Do you ruminate over failed relationships? * Are you the life of every party -- always late, always laughing, and always broke? These statements are representative of the seven most common ways people relate to time, each of which, in its extreme, creates benefits and pitfalls. The Time Paradox is a practical plan for optimizing your blend of time perspectives so you get the utmost out of every minute in your personal and professional life as well as a fascinating commentary about the power and paradoxes of time in the modern world. No matter your time perspective, you experience these paradoxes. Only by understanding this new psychological science of time zones will you be able to overcome the mental biases that keep you too attached to the past, too focused on immediate gratification, or unhealthily obsessed with future goals. Time passes no matter what you do -- it's up to you to spend it wisely and enjoy it well. Here's how.

Knitting for Anarchists: The What, Why and How of Knitting

by Anna Zilboorg

Every knitter takes a different approach, and this revolutionary guide fosters experimentation and self-expression. Author Anna Zilboorg defies the notion of a one-size-fits-all teaching method, assuring readers that the techniques most comfortable and intuitive for individual knitters are always correct. Her explorations of the construction of knitted fabrics are founded upon the understanding that there are many different ways to produce the same satisfying result.Offering advice rather than rules, Knitting for Anarchists promises to broaden the horizons of active knitters and to encourage beginners. Patterns for sweaters, pullovers, and cardigans include helpful photos, charts, and directions that serve not only as guidelines but also as springboards for unlimited variations.

Prints and Drawings of Käthe Kollwitz

by Carl Zigrosser Käthe Kollwitz

"The Weavers," a landmark of class-conscious art, which depicts, in a series of prints, the plight of the worker and his age-long struggle to better his lot. "Death as a Friend," showing a man greeting his death as an old friend, with a hysterical mixture of joy and terror. "The People," in which a mother shields her offspring from phantoms of hate, poverty, and ignorance -- and symbolizes woman as creator, begetter of the human race, link between past and future.These works represent the recurrent themes which most characterize the work of Käthe Kollwitz: social consciousness and a sense of the suffering of mankind, an urge to voice the basic maternal attitude, and a preoccupation with death. She has been called a propagandist, a crusader, yet her art is essentially apolitical. Her concern was not with partisan causes, but rather with universal rights.Fundamentally a dramatic artist, Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945) brought to each of her works an uncanny ability to evoke human emotions through subtle gestures and facial expressions. The reactions of her characters were psychologically true primarily because she tested them on herself.The present collection contains 83 of Mrs. Kollwitz's finest works, including the last great print cycles: "The Weavers" of 1898; "The Peasant War" of 1908; "War" of 1925; and "Death" of 1935. These selections provide a full panorama of Mrs. Kollwitz's development as a master of the graphic techniques of etching, woodcutting and lithography. Over 69 of the illustrations have been rephotographed from the original works specially for this edition, and new techniques in photolithography and a larger format have resulted in reproductions that are as close as possible to the prints and drawings themselves.

Disappointment: Toward a Critical Hermeneutics of Worldbuilding

by Jarrett Zigon

Increasingly, anthropologists, political theorists and philosophers are calling for imaginative and creative analyses and theories that might help us think and bring about an otherwise. Disappointment responds to this call by showing how collaboration between an anthropologist and a political movement of marginalized peoples can disclose new possibilities for being and acting politically. Drawing from nearly a decade of research with the global anti-drug war movement, Jarrett Zigon puts ethnography in dialogue with both political theory and continental philosophy to rethink some of the most fundamental ontological, political and ethical concepts. The result is to show that ontological starting points have real political implications, and thus, how an alternative ontological starting point can lead to new possibilities for building worlds more ethically attuned to their inhabitants.

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