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The Silver Lining: Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...gy of Environmentalism XI. The Invention of Lying: Fact and Truth XII. Hostel: The American Hostel XIII. Inceptions and Its Errors XIV. Aliens „R ... ...ecessary in pursuing this goal. Ripley's reality test is maintained throughout the film. In other words - while he gradually merges with the object... ... cultivates a False Self of a jazz giant in the making and the author of the Great American Novel but he is neither and he bitterly knows it. Even ... ...most heart rending smile when embarrassed or endangered. He is a caricature of the American dream: ambitious, driven, winsome, well versed in the m... ... Ripley time and again, mysteriously, capriciously, cruelly. Thus, ultimately, the film is an intricate study of the pernicious ways of psychopatho... ...and are available to anyone with a computer. The last decade witnessed a spate of films, all concerned with the confusion between life and the imi... ...ps shouting: "Be careful, I am spontaneous". The Director and fat-cat capitalistic producers want him to be spontaneous, they want him to make deci... ... a long time. Greedy, thoughtless money machines in the form of billionaire tycoon-producers exploit Truman's life shamelessly and remorselessly in... ...t display of human vices possible. The Director indulges in his control-mania. The producers indulge in their monetary obsession. The viewers (on b...

Moral deliberations and philosophical dimensions in thirteen modern films.

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...gs: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download free anthol... ...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...ical Islamists are now advocating the mass slaughter of Westerners, particularly of Americans and Israelis, regardless of age, gender, and alleged c... ...IMF with its austerity measures is universally unpopular. Employers and employees, producers and consumers - these are all instances of the Princip... ...n certain, influential, professions (in banking, finance, the media, politics, the film industry, publishing, science, the humanities, etc.). This ... ...ved the inedible parts as trophies. These lurid deeds inspired a slew of books and films, most notably The Silence of the Lambs with Hannibal (Lect... ... deflationary effect by reducing the general price level. It pits consumers against producers, producers against other producers (in the battle to w... ...at the firm level and, as a result, throughout the national economy. More simply: producers do not waste resources (capital), consumers and busine...

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The Power in You

By: Wally Amos

...ege of Communication, Shawn went on to become an active and enthusiastic film student at New York University Tish School of the Arts, which by the ... ...go to the projection room and give the projectionist a different reel of film to show? The point is, you can't change the image shown on the screen... ...aring down the screen. In order to change the image, you must change the film in the projector. Life works the same way and you are the projector. ... ... THE POWER IN YOU 120 there were twenty, three million native,bom, adult Americans who could neither read nor write. These millions were called "fu... ... your mind. For instance, when I was a personal manager I wanted to alert producers, directors and casting agents to a client appearing on a TV sho... ...g my first years in business.) The Gerbers also were the first baby food producers to advertise on TV. There's an old axiom: "Find a need and fill ... ...ore Show from time to time. Whenever I went to a filming of the show, the producers would make sure I sat directly beneath one of the mikes that hu... ...dia's independence. It was faith that helped Martin Luther King, Jr. open American so' ciety to people of all races, creed, and color. It was faith...

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Man with No Name

By: Wally Amos

...olate Chip Cookie Company changed my life-and it also changed the face of American business. I opened the first gourmet chocolate chip cookie store ... ... to partake of because Friday was also the day "the eagle flew"-the black American colloquialism for payday. And when Ruby got to work frying up fis... ...e who ate them. I also used my cookies as a calling card in meetings with producers and Hollywood executives. My chocolate chip treats were a sure w... ...with Hollywood I also used my cookies as a calling card in meetings with producers and Hollywood executives. My chocolate chip treats were a sure w... ...ed shirt and Panama hat now reside in the Smith­ sonian National Museum of American History in the Business Americana Collection. That hat and shirt,... ...h. On the evening of August 17, after finishing the taping of a training film for Cities in Schools in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, I returned to the h...

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Modelling of Rationality...and Beyond the Physics

By: Gh. C. Dinulescu

...(F) [ 3 + sup(T)+sup(I)+sup(F) [ 3 + sup(T)+sup(I)+sup(F) [ 3 + American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 2 GH. C. DINULESCU–CÂMPIN... ...THE PHYSICS American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 3 This book can be ... ...wwwlib.umi.com/bod/search/basic (Books on Demand) Copyright 2002 by American Research Press Rehoboth, Box 141 NM 87322, USA E-mail: M_L_Pere... ... the above mentioned accident, nobody was ever struck by the train. The producers of the documentary made a video record of a simulated incident, a... ...jealousy, had died under not exactly normal circumstances. In a thematic film, the Discovery Channel tells the story of a motorist who brought home ... ...between the dwellers and the ghosts of the house. An English documentary film tells about the friendship of a British child with another child ″see...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...s? Even the ones they claim to have been dictated by gods or aliens? Even if American copyright law requires “an author,” presumably a human one? 9 Ca... ... if the market likes it, you will be rewarded. (At the very least, the giant producers of culture will be able to assemble vast teams of animators and... ...r the films of the Second World War, or footage on the daily lives of African-Americans during segregation, or the music of the Great Depression, or th... ...hey were successful. 36 As Yochai Benkler puts it, Alice Randall, an African American woman, was ordered by a government official not to publish her cr... ...x the law in this area. When the case of Bridgeport Music, Inc. v. Dimension Films came up, they thought they had what they wanted. The band NWA had u... ...dividual members. What’s true for the users of networks is doubly so for the producers of the goods that create them. From the perspective of a produc... ... at http:// www.law.duke.edu/cspd/pdf/cspdproposal.pdf, and Access to Orphan Films: Submission to the Copyright Office—March 2005, available at http://... ...k: New York University Press, 2001). 22. Bridgeport Music, Inc. v. Dimension Films, 410 F .3d 792, 804n16 (6th Cir. 2005). 23. Walter Benjamin, “The W...

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