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Robert W. Fuller

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Robert W. Fuller is author of Somebodies and Nobodies, All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity, and (with co-author Pamela Gerloff) Dignity for All: How to Create a World Without Rankism. He coined the term rankism and is active worldwide in the Dignity Movement. His latest books are Religion and Science: A Beautiful Friendship?; Genomes, Menomes, Wenomes: Neuroscience and Human Dignity; Belonging: A Memoir, The Wisdom of Science; The Theory of Everybody; and The Rowan Tree: A Novel.

He earned his Ph.D. in physics at Princeton University and taught at Columbia, where he co-authored Mathematics of Classical and Quantum Physics. He then served as president of Oberlin College.

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Published on January 08, 2014 18:00 Tags: free-ebook, freebie, goodreads-giveaway, literary-novel, memoir, novel
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The Rowan Tree: A Novel (Excerpt) (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: As the Arthurian myth sowed the seeds of a democratic Britain, "The Rowan Tree" foretells a dignitarian world. This novel of ideas brims with deep secrets, illicit loves, quixotic quests, transformative failures—and inextinguishable hope. "The Rowan Tree" is a family saga that reaches from the rebellious 1960s into humanity’s global future. The novel particularly explores the challenges of defining and achieving manhood in a new era of human equality. An international cast of characters pursues sports, ballet, love, and politics, and ultimately enacts the coming of age of America on the world stage.
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“The golden rule of relationships is “Cause no indignity.” A loving relationship is one in which both partners take care to protect each other’s dignity. A wounded soul heals more slowly than a wounded body, so it is as important to avoid indignity as it is to avoid outright harm.”
Robert W. Fuller, The Rowan Tree

“When the power inherent in a position of authority is used to fortify that position, the institution's purpose is subverted. Behaviors are not aligned with the institution';s professed goals; rather they are skewed to preserve the rank, power, salaries, and security of rank-holders. -- "Somebodies and Nobodies", by Robert W. Fuller”
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“Twain broke with the tradition of asking “Who Am I?” and its species-wide variant “Who Is Man?” on the grounds that a “who-question” is a leading question. It predisposes us to expect the answer to be a sentient being, not unlike ourselves, “whom” we’re trying to characterize.”
Robert W. Fuller, Genomes, Menomes, Wenomes: Neuroscience and Human Dignity

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