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Up from apathy a study of moral awareness & social involvement by Richard A. Hoehn

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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ethics.,
  • Social ethics.,
  • Social action.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementRichard A. Hoehn.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ1012 .H63 1983
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3165115M
ISBN 10068743114X
LC Control Number83007057
OCLC/WorldCa9413257

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Apathy is a relatively short novel compared to what I usually purchase or recommend, but the plot was interesting and humorous enough that I ended up reading it all in one night, staying up until 4 A.M. to finish it. The book has a steady chronological plot that alternates between flashbacks and an interrogation, and a small cast that allows /5(). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hoehn, Richard A., Up from apathy. Nashville: Abingdon Press, © (OCoLC) Document Type.   Based on the a conference held in , in which the original participants of the movement reconsidered their New Left Experience in the light of contemporary developments, the book brings some of Britain's leading Left intellectuals into debate on such issues as Marxism and Socialist Humanism, Women in the New Left, Non-alignment and the Cold War, New Left Economic policy, and Born-again Socialism. Apathy and Other Small Victories is a story about a hopelessly apathetic, salt-stealing man caught up in a murder investigation of a deaf friend. His disposition often threatens his existence, yet it takes more than the loss of a job and two accusing detectives to concern Shane/5().

  Where Apathy Comes From—and What It Looks Like in (In)action. It’s been noted (J. Ishizaki & M. Mimura, ) that apathy can occur in such disorders as .   Practicing spiritual disciplines may feel like work at first. Establishing new habits always presses against our apathy in uncomfortable ways. But one day your heart will catch up to the regimen. One day you’ll look back and see growth. And one day, you’ll find great joy in .   The Surprising Power of Apathy New research reveals how others' indifference can affect us. Posted   Apathy is often linked with feelings of unworthiness, and can be made worse by constant comparisons to others. Focus on building yourself up rather than tearing yourself down because you think someone is more successful, more beautiful or more talented. Don’t let it stop you from trying, caring and engaging with the world and your : K.

Apathy in students, especially those in high school, is a growing problem. [citation needed] Apathy in schools is most easily recognized by students being unmotivated or, quite commonly, being motivated by outside example, when asked about their motivation for doing well in school, fifty percent of students cited outside sources such as "college acceptance" or "good grades".   Then I would get a sense of urgency and purpose again and get out of my apathy. When I remembered this event in my life later, the analogy to the moving story of the famous book A Street Cat Named Bob came to my mind where the drug addict had been saved because life led him to take care of a sick cat. What a clever strategy! Books shelved as apathy: Brave New World by Aldous Huxley, Whatever by William Bee, Post Office by Charles Bukowski, Multiple Choice by Alejandro Zambra.   Apathy is the emotional middle finger to meaning. It’s a breakup text from your desires to your worldview. Apathy is when your life’s purpose statement is a stock “Thanks, but no thanks,” indifferently sprawled on a crumpled Post-it to remember later, maybe.