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Kabbalah for Beginners

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ntradicted everything his contempo- - Perhaps one of the best known Native American traditions is the Council Circle. Here, the members sit in a cir... ...on their path and conquered the King- - dom of Judea. Tens of thousands of Jews were killed, and those who were taken captive were sold to slavery. C... ...sh: the Romans who had killed his teacher, Rabbi Akiva, still persecuted Jews and continually invented new laws to punish them. Among these laws wa... ...nvented new laws to punish them. Among these laws was one that prohibited Jews from studying Kabbalah. But despite the Romans’ prohibition, Rashbi i... ...couples, whose numbers have been declining for decades as a proportion of American households, have finally slipped into a minority, according to an... ...o the New England Journal of Medicine, “Annu- - ally, more than 46 million Americans, ages 15-54, suffer from depressive episodes.” And the Archives ...

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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

..., University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1953. The Spiritual Legacy of The American Indian, by Joseph Epes Brown. © 1982 by Joseph Epes Brown. Reprint... ..., New York, 1972. The paper by Paul Radin “The Religious Experiences of an American Indian” was published in Eranos 18-1950, © Eranos Foundation, Asco... ...ological Mechanism In Mysticism Contrasting Viewpoints A Chorus Of Powers: American Indian Belief 176 Orenda Deity And Pantheon Time, Space, Direction... ...ill meet time and time again in this book, particularly in the chapters on American Indian and Australian Aboriginal beliefs. Analysis “in Jung’s mann... ...writers was to divide the world’s religions into two camps: Christians and Jews on the one hand, and “pagans” or “heathens” on the other. On the relat... ...t of the University of Florida, a specialist in the philosophical bases of American Indian thought, has kindly contributed Chapter 5, “A Chorus of Pow... ...s aspect of religion. The question of God arises within some groups (e.g., Jews, Muslims, Hindus, various African tribes, some varieties of American I... ...specific group which holds certain customs and specific beliefs in common. Jews, Christians, Muslims, Parsees, and perhaps the bulk of Buddhists align... ...a prophet who would come to re- store political sovereignty to Palestinian Jews and, ultimately, bring in the Kingdom of God on earth. However, a more...

...What Is Religion? 1Buddhism 16Christianity 59Mysticism 118A Chorus Of Powers: American Indian Belief 176The Sacred Land: Australian Aboriginal Religion 238Conclusion 277References 293The Collected Works Of Carl Jung 299...

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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... ... particularly violent phenomenon, that nonetheless destroyed only a small American locality that seemed to be the campus of a scientific community. ... ...f prestige ″The Sword of the Lord″, in 1970, the I.B.M. computers of the American space program would allegedly have discovered a lacking day in th... ... hypothesis is also based on the statement that Moses – the leader of the Jews, well knowledgeable of the topography of those places, couldn′t lead t... ...a, but further north, towards the Promised Land, so it is likely that the Jews crossed one of the shallow lakes of the area. The Santorin hypothesis... ...is hypothesis, one can also invoke the period of around 40 years when the Jews wandered through the desert, that can be accounted for by the fact tha... ... by the Pharaonic state. The unidirectionality of the mental force of all Jews was facilitated by the faith in their prophet and leader, who explici...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...gs I have a Shorthand System, easily as good as the best now taught in any American Business College, that 1 can teach In twelve (12) evenings. Tui- t... ...aw in Rochester, N. Y. ^ Cbe Richmond Tdc Ulcllington north /Idams. IDass. AMERICAN & EUROPEAN PLAN E. M. Moore, Mgr. W. S, Underwood Go. it PIANOS, i... ...Mr Bradman ^ THE HAHflPTON AilJaoBnt to Post Offioo European Plan, $1andUp American Plan, $2m50 to$4 Om Am Koelef, Propm Northampton, Mass. B,K Browni... ...Che Grevlock Hotel WnKmstown, Mass. Eeluit & Envy Lnsis Cooley's Hotel ... American and European Plan.... HENRY E. MARSH, Proprietor SPRINGFIELD, . MA... ...gs I have a Shorthand System, easily as good as the best now taught In any American Business College, that I can teach In twelve (12) evenings. Tui- t... ... STORE Broadway, Troy DIEGES & CLUST "If w. Made It, It'i Rlyht." Official Jewslers of the Leadlne CoHeees, Schools and Aisoclatlons. Class Pins, Frat... ...ist, Joseph of Arimathaea and Nicodemns. These men, either for fear of the Jews or because they lacked the courage of their own convictions, failed to...

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Interview with the Future

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...o bond with the Creator. We are doubly guilty here as not only do we, the Jews, not make progress, but by failing to do so, we prevent the progress ... ...th of Light,” as opposed to progress in the “Path of Pain.” When we, the Jews, do what we must, the entire world will support and follow us. Everyo... ... literally want to die. However, he will not be able to stop living. The Americans have already written on their Dollar: ‘In God We Trust’; the Ara... ...nly be found outside his world. Question: What are the superpowers that Jews have with regards to the management of the world; what is that speci... ...an of leadership that is found in their ‘spiritual genes’? Answer: The Jews will lead the world by their ascent to the upper world precisely by r... ...be a “Jew,” a “Hebrew,” meaning go over to the that side of the barrier. Jews are not a people; they are a group of people who acquired the method,...

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Words to Wright By

By: Robin Bayne

...Inc. Used by permission. All rights reserved.” “Scripture taken from the NEW AMERICAN STANDARD BIBLE®, Copyright © 1960,1962,1963,1968,1971,1972,1973,... ...ave I made myself servant unto all, that I might gain the more. And unto the Jews I became as a Jew, that I might gain the Jews; to them that are unde... ... One Step at a Time By Donna L Bolk “His disciples say unto him, Master, the Jews of late sought to stone thee; and goest thous thither again? Jesus a... ...a writer of devotions, personal essays and Christian fiction, is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers, past president of the local chapter, ... ...cluding the Middletown Journal and Journal News (daily newspapers), Bassics, American Songwriter, CCM Magazine, HM Magazine, Relevant Magazine, Living... ...vels from Howard Books/Simon & Schuster. Deb serves on the advisory board of American Christian Fiction Writers. She and her husband, Ken Raney, have ... ...er, novelist, and student in the Christian Writers Guild. She is a member of American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW). Barbara lives in St. Cloud, Fl...

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From Chaos to Harmony

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...produced within them a sophisticated and unique ego. This was effected so the Jews would speed up the evolution of the world while they were still a... ...e nations of the world did not possess sufficient drive for progress, and the Jews’ role was to urge them forward to greater egoistic evolution. Hen... ...aal HaSulam predicted that if no changes were made, the very existence of the Jews in the land of Israel would be at risk. In the writings of The La... ...n a quote from Haminai, who was quoting from the Quran when he said that ‘The Jews will not fight you Israel’s Role 175 as one man. You think that... ...nd how it may be resolved. The root of both anti-Semitism and of blaming the Jews for every adversity that occurs in the world is part of the purpo... ...omosome pool of Jews as part of the genetic landscape of the Middle East, The American Journal of Human Genetics, 2001, 1095-112:(5)69. 22 http://w...

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Abuse, Trauma, And Torture, And Their Consequences and Effects

By: Sam Vaknin

...passive-aggressive, and psychoneurotic personality disorders and types. The American Psychiatric Association, based in Washington D.C., USA, publish... ...mendments do not constitute a part of the text of the DSM-IV-TR, nor is the American Psychiatric Association (APA) associated with them in any way.]... ...rder By Robert C. Schwartz, Ph.D., DAPA and Shannon D. Smith, Ph.D., DAPA (American Psychotherapy Association, Article #3004 Annals July/August 200... ...Disorders of Narcissism: Diagnostic, Clinical, and Empirical Implications. American Psychiatric Press, 1998 26. Rothstein, Arnold. The Narcissistic ... ...r. Narcissistic Personality Disorders – A Clinical Discussion. Journal of American Psychoanalytic Association – 22 [1974]: 292-305 28. Salant-Schw... ... bread when she came back from work at the shop owned by the Yekkes (German-Jews) whom she admired. When I was born, the radio broadcast the procee...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...to The New State of the Economy (Allvine and Tarpley 1977), Philip Kotler wrote: Americans will have to pay more attention to resource conservation... ...lives. (p. xiii) In the book the authors succinctly speak of reformulation of the American Dream such that our society will have “to expect less in... ...intended to be fruitful and multiply ("Save the Whales" 1979): The materialistic American dream, while dominant, is not universal. Young adults sh... ...perform psychotherapy and attorneys may legally serve as real estate brokers. The American Institute of Architects has modified its rules to permit ... ...s, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, trade and professional organizations, such as the American Medical Association, National Rifle Association, America... ... but has differing tolerance response across racial types: About 60% of Ashkenazi Jews have low tolerance for milk, while for Anglo-Saxons that figu... ...sity. A news account of the event reports: Such issues as intermarriage between Jews and non-Jews, the impact of religious cults on young Jews an...

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Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...e Know?, offers a good exam- ple of that concept with a story about the Native Americans who PA RT I I I : P E RC E P T I O N O F R E A L I T Y 122 ... ...receive those teachings from the Greeks, but rather he received them from the Jews. Therefore he must be called Kabbalist, [... ] and he himself was...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

... more likely stemmed from his encounters with sailors who had touched the American continent. In his revealing COD: A Biography of the Fish that ... ...fisherman kept secret their profitable catches of cod on regular trips to American waters. Mongols fostered exchange of ideas and inventions The ... ...its strength in a righteous fight. By Anonymous, from MacKellar’s “The American Printer” 1887 1... ...detail them would fill volumes. Suffice it here to single out two famous Americans, Thomas Jefferson for his belief in print power, and Benjamin Fr... ...mperio Español.‖ By the nineteenth century—despite having lost thirteen American colonies—the English paraphrased that phrase to boast proudly: ―T... ...emeny came to America in 1940 after his father foresaw the dark future of Jews under the Nazis and brought his family here. A grandfather as well as ...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...ces Member of: FAO, G-77, GATT, IADB, IAEA, IBRD, ICAC, ICAO, IDA, IDE Inter-American Development Bank, IFAD, IFC, IHO, ILO, IMF, IMO, INTELSAT, INTER... ... Europe, DAC, ECE, EFTA, EMA, ESRO (ob- server), FAO, GATT, IAEA, IDE Inter- American Development Bank, IBRD, ICAC, ICAO, IDA, IEA, IFAD, IFC, ILO, In... ...Boman Catholic 22%, smaller groups of other Protestants, Greek Orthodox, and Jews Language: English; some Creole among Haitian immigrants Infant morta... ...ICOM, CDB, Common- wealth, FAO, G-77, GATT (de facto), IBRD, ICAO, IDE Inter-American De- velopment Bank, ILO, IMF, IMO, INTERPOL, ITU, NAM, OAS, PAHO... ...mber of: CARICOM, Commonwealth, FAO, G-77, GATT, IADB, IBRD, ICAO, IDE Inter-American Development Bank, IFAD, IFC, ILO, IMF, IMO, INTELSAT, INTERPOL, ... ...LDO, EMS, ESRO, FAO, GATT, IAEA, IBRD, ICAC, ICAO, ICES, ICO, IDA, IDE Inter-American Development Bank, IEA, IFAD, IFC, ILO, International Lead and Zi... ...Infant mortality rate: 14.1/1,000 (1983) Life expectancy: 72.1 Literacy: 88% Jews, 70% Arabs Labor force: 1,400,000 (1984 est.); 29.5% public services... ...t; Kakh, 1 seat; TAMI, 1 seat Communists: RAKAH (predominantly Arab but with Jews in its leadership) has some 1,500 members Other political or pressur... ...Panthers, a loosely organized youth group seeking more benefits for oriental Jews; Gush Emunim, Jewish nationalists advocat- ing Jewish settlement on ...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...d out of the Simpson household in July 1936. Nor was Wallis the Prince's first American liaison. He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, ... ...he goings-on, reported noting almost until the King's abdication. The European and American press, in contrast, provided extensive coverage of the ... ...kly/aa021700a.htm http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/berliner.htm Bible The Jews do not include the 27 books of New Testament in their Bible... ...ser/gr/public/bh_home.html Bolivar, Simon Simon Bolivar (1783-1830) is a Latin American folk hero, revered for having been a revolutionary free... ...rewd despotism." The National Geographic describes how: "William Tudor, the American consul at Lima, wrote in 1826 of the 'deep hypocrisy' o... ...m/billh/julian.html Canada Following a series of rebellions, the British North American colonies achieved self-government in 1848. But the econ... ...nd, third, and, possibly, fourth trips were financed by property expropriated from Jews exiled from Spain in 1492. He introduced the slave trade - ... ...laudius, by comparison, has executed 40 Senators for treason. Nero even helped the Jews - a scourge of the Roman empire - and rehabilitated disaste... ...The Spanish Inquisition is notorious for its prosecution and bestial torture of the Jews in Spain and its territories. Yet, contrary to common "kno...

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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 ... ... 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... ...t. The Swedish Count Wallenberg imperilled his life (and lost it) smuggling hunted Jews out of Nazi occupied Europe. He did not choose, or helped t... ...e and desist with his activities. "It is MY brain" - he screams and, with a typical American finale, "I will see you in court". Craig responds: "But... ...s engineer would run afoul of Gödel's theorem. Note - Turing Machines In 1936 an American (Alonzo Church) and a Briton (Alan M. Turing) published...

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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... ...palette of races I had never encountered before: Chi­ nese, Puerto Ricans, Jews. Outside the school, I had to deal with the gangs which were prevalen... ...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,... ...seum, valued them as symbols of being able to create your own destiny-the American Dream. To me they are a testament to the power of faith, commitme... ... I did not even think about literacy. But when I learned that millions of Americans could not read or write, I approached LV A and offered my servic...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...andsome world media coverage) and kidnapping for ransom (like the kidnapping of the American Protestant Missionary Ellen Stone - quite a mysterious ... ...ogy sprang all over the world, from Iraq and Egypt to Norway and Britain. Even the Jews in Palestine had their own fascists (the Stern group). And ... ...ion relied heavily of the existence of a demonized and dehumanized enemy (Marxists, Jews, Serbs, Gypsies, homosexuals, Hungarians in Romania, etc.).... ...oked by sporadic violence. The Serbs were evidently a fifth column and so were the Jews. Indeed, Croatia's Serbs wasted no time in joining resistan... ...mpossible - nor is it desirable - to avoid the issue of the mass killings of Serbs, Jews and Gypsies. Some Croats claim that "only" 60-70,000 were k... ...d with its self-important figurehead (for instance, in September 1992). Successive American administrations funnelled money into the province and w... ... was all but ignored in these events. Rugova was not. He was often consulted by the American negotiators and treated like a head of state. The messa... ... confronted. The language in the criteria above is based on or summarized from: American Psychiatric Association. (1994). Diagnostic and statist... ...nd statistical manual of mental disorders, fourth edition (DSM IV). Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Association. Sam Vaknin. (1999, 2001). Mal...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B... ...plitting with crude stones as the first form of stone technology. After North American humans began splitting Mammoth-bones: did they start evolving... ...Neanderthals In Europe, and the Clovis Culture exterminating the earlier North American humans, and taking over the continent. The same basic histor... ...rvived intact for so long is that it has had more enemies than other culture. Jews THE PATH OF SPLITNESS Chapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human ... ... underdog at the beginning; was romantic to say the least. What if the North American Indians tried to do it? Or the Irish…? Oops, I forgot…that ... ...t? Or the Irish…? Oops, I forgot…that attempt is still in progress. The Jews perpetuated their culture for thousands of years… by rationalizing... ...Earth as being against them: all the time. They created their own fate. Now Jews are still justifying and rationalizing their culture as both a vic... ...ne of the top cultures of the world instead of the lowest? Affluent, educated Jews began to abandon their own culture in droves. Then anyone who st...

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Hypotheses on Ulysses

By: Antonio Mercurio

...econd case, wisdom is not an end unto itself, as perfection instead is for Jews and Christians, or Illumination is for the Buddhists. Its purpose is ... ...is. When, in October of 1994, a bullet killed the little seven-year-old American Nicholas Green while he was traveling with his family in Italy, ... ... first to assert this, and not long ago, Harold Bloom, one of the greatest American literary critics, said this in his most recently published book ...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...his leads to horrors such as the Holocaust. The Nazis did not regard as humans the Jews, the Slavs, homosexuals, and other minorities - so they sou... ...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 ... ...most recent examples are the massacre of the Tutsis in Rwanda, the Holocaust of the Jews in Nazi Germany's Third Reich, and the Armenian Genocide in... ...ical Islamists are now advocating the mass slaughter of Westerners, particularly of Americans and Israelis, regardless of age, gender, and alleged c... ... fraud scandals signals the end of an era. Disillusionment and disenchantment with American capitalism may yet lead to a tectonic ideological shift... ...t it takes one Jew to really know another. Conditioned by millennia of persecution, Jews are paranoid, defensive, and obsessively secretive. It is i... ...tion - not only a religious one If race is defined in terms of genetic purity, then Jews are as much a race as the remotest and most isolated of the... ...nsforming itself into an outpost and beacon of Western (first British-French, then American) neo-colonialism. As the representative of the oppresso...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...rs between the types of intermediaries are blurred. Barnes and Noble (the American bookstores chain) has, in effect, become a publisher. Many publis... ... The result was a globe encompassing network of academic institutions. The American Pentagon established the network of all networks, the ARPANET. Ot... ...lterior motives of members of the ruling political echelons (the infamous American Paranoia), a lack of variety and of catering to the tastes and in... ...e and commercial hands. Public radio was doomed to be marginalized. The American administration withdrew from its last major involvement in the Int... ...ample, provides such a resolution service in Hebrew. The Association of American Publishers (APA) has an Enabling Technologies Committee. Fittingl... ...hers know or thought they knew about heredity, nationalism, the atom, the Jews, and germs? It is startling to discover both how far we have progress... ...l not be available to tender souls. anti-Semitic sites will be blocked to Jews and communists will be spared Evil Empire speeches. Filtering will be...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...passive-aggressive, and psychoneurotic personality disorders and types. The American Psychiatric Association, based in Washington D.C., USA, publish... ...mendments do not constitute a part of the text of the DSM-IV-TR, nor is the American Psychiatric Association (APA) associated with them in any way.]... ...rder By Robert C. Schwartz, Ph.D., DAPA and Shannon D. Smith, Ph.D., DAPA (American Psychotherapy Association, Article #3004 Annals July/August 200... ...Disorders of Narcissism: Diagnostic, Clinical, and Empirical Implications. American Psychiatric Press, 1998 26. Rothstein, Arnold. The Narcissistic ... ...er. Narcissistic Personality Disorders – A Clinical Discussion. Journal of American Psychoanalytic Association – 22 [1974]: 292-305 28. Salant-Schw... ...ho once in loneliness, surrounded only by a few followers, recognized these Jews for what they were and summoned men to fight against them and who,... ...ually reserved to non- whites) to the white race itself. It started with the Jews - a non-controversial proposition - but then expanded them to incl... ... the Man, only to re-appear as Hitler the stychia. What was the role of the Jews in all this? Nazism posed as a rebellion against the "old ways" - a... ...e. Hitler himself was a malignant narcissist, as Fromm correctly noted. The Jews constituted a perfect, easily identifiable, embodiment of all that ...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...d, impressive, highly pictorial.” JOE KNOEFLER in the L.A. Times: “...an American writer gifted with...perception and sensitivity.” FRANK TANNENBA... ...dence have now been established at V VOICES FROM THE PAST xiv the American Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming, the Nettie Lee Bens... ...Heritage Center of the University of Wyoming, the Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection of the University of Texas, and the Rare Books Collect... .... He must have known that I had not preached revolt. “Are you king of the Jews?” he asked, motioning me to come closer. “Your people have brought yo... ...head. Six or eight men confronted me. They mocked me. “Hail, king of the Jews,” they hol- lered. Priests appeared and cried: “Crucify him...he cal... ...hildren, reapers, sowers, which comes first? Which the most important? We Americans expropri- ate, accomplish, destroy. The rough rock becomes polish... ...the slaves on board those vessels have been returned to Liberia. Now, an American ship, the Erie, out of Portland, has been captured off the West A...

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The Magician a Novel

By: Somerset Maugham

...anged in a horse shoe, which was reserved for a small party of English or American painters and a few Frenchmen with their wives. At least, they were... ...s, who painted still life with a certain amount of skill, and Clayson, the American sculptor. Raggles stood for rank and fashion at the Chien Noir. He... ...t out with the tall Jagson, who smarted still under Haddo’s insolence. The American sculptor paid his bill si lently. When he was at the door, Haddo ... ...sicians, surgeons and alchemists; from ex ecutioners, barbers, shepherds, Jews, gipsies, midwives, and fortune tellers; from high and low, from learn... ...w them, in com pany of Russian Grand Dukes and their mistresses, of South American women with prodigious diamonds, of noble gam blers and great ladi... ...y thrill you, they’re so queer, and a lovely actress, and an awfully jolly American girl.’ ‘I should love to come,’ said Susie, with an appealing look...

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Best of Freshman Writing

By: Suzanne Harper

...The ex- ecutives of T wentieth Century Fox had seen Lucas’s previous film, American Graffiti, and vowed to pro- duce Lucas’s next movie. Lucas made a ... ...ces across the country and soon becoming the most successful film in North American history. In 1978, Lucas began production of the second chapter of ... ... however. The very setting of this movie is symbolic of our way of life as Americans. This movie, as its title may suggest, is set in space, a place t... ...veral years. We often take for granted how good we have it here. T o be an American is a privilege that many fight for and never have. We are the most... ... never have. We are the most diverse country in the world. We have African Americans, Latin Americans, Asian Americans Christians, Jews, Muslims, Bud-... ...d. We have African Americans, Latin Americans, Asian Americans Christians, Jews, Muslims, Bud- dhists, Scientologists: : : : : you name it, we’ve got ...

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Crime Its Cause and Treatment

By: Clarence Darrow

...rs 35;33. Wherefore should the nations [Gentiles] say, Where is their [the Jews’] God? Let the avenging of the blood of thy ser- vants which is shed, ... ... rule for the guidance of mankind, but only as a policy by one sect of the Jews and Christians to save themselves from the Romans. The reason for the ... ...power would in his own time visit on the oppressors the vengeance that the Jews and Christians were too weak to inflict. Jesus and the early Christian... ...ians believed in judging and in punish- ment as vengeance, the same as the Jews and other peoples believed in it. (See 13 Matthew 41-43, 23 Matthew 33... ...ivil War. During the last war, these en- croachments were greater than any American could have possibly dreamed; and so far there seems little immedia... ...rough the needs of the rulers in war they were given to the poor. When the American Revolution separated us from Great Britain, the spirit of democrac... ...ch and nerves, and Nature will have revenge. T o be sure, the professional American rhapso- dist points out that we are immune from natural law becaus...

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Familiar Studies of Men and Books

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

... history, and religion, but of the growth and liberties of art. Of the two Americans, Whitman and Thoreau, each is the type of some- thing not so much... ...ght them forth, an author would require a large habit of life among modern Americans. As for Yoshida, I have already disclaimed respon- sibility; it w... ... But the common, trashy mind of our gen- eration is still aghast, like the Jews of old, at any word of an unsuccessful virtue. Job has been written an... ...ndignation against the zeal of a Whig clergyman, he writes: “I daresay the American Congress in 1776 will be allowed to be as able and as enlightened ... ...calls “Feudal Literature” could have little living action on the tumult of American democracy; what he calls the “Lit- erature of Wo,” meaning the who... ...nhere in the life of the present; which was to be, first, human, and next, American; which was to be brave and cheerful as per con- tract; to give cul... ...d and com- forted the wicked kings of Israel; or of Jeremiah, who bade the Jews pray for the prosperity of Nebuchadnezzar. As for the Queen’s aid, the...

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