He said: "When a Customs officer went there to question him about the tax refund, De Waal
made a mockery of him.
Yet systems of dominance and subordination, which are the essence of government, are also in our evolutionary heritage, as explored notably in de Waal
's Good Natured and Roger Masters's The Nature of Politics.
That model of social interaction does not necessarily apply to humans, admits de Waal
. "We have other ways of reducing aggression, including verbally and through nonsexual bodily contact.
In this book, De Waal
shares his and others' experiences stepping into these murky waters.
<(c) Edmund de Waal
(born 1964) - a group of fourteen porcelain dishes from the Arcanum exhibition, 2005.
Chief among de Waal
's studies are animal emotions: who has them, how they work and why humans should care.
Thomas de Waal
noted that there is a very weak international mechanism in place for the conflict's settlement.
Yet, as the 2017 book by Dutch-American primatologist Frans de Waal
shows, the significance of such behaviors has been (and is still being) hotly debated by scientists.
In works such as Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Arel by Franz de Waal
(2016), a similar argument is made that behavior analysts are neglecting to study or even acknowledge the important human-like abilities of nonhumans.
Alex de Waal
, Mass Starvation: the history andfuture of famine.
J nsson, a writer, entertainer, and performance coach working in the field of leadership and personal development in Iceland, and de Waal
, who is associated with a training, coaching, and consultancy firm in the Netherlands, show leaders how to expand their mindset and improve their way of thinking in a world of volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity, so that they put their whole brain into action and optimize organizational performance.