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Corpus of a Siam Mosquito

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...y had somehow gotten excluded from the participation of such narcissistic, consumeristic appetites and that the salvation of compassion would not be f... ...n to buy. It was the congenial feeling more than the product itself that a consumer wished to gain. Consumers bought to get a fuzzy feeling and forge... ...t all-especially he who rarely thought of it as being essentially wrong in theory despite feeling nominally guilty. * "Do you think that he loves me?"... ...ery international and domestic product imaginable thrust into the hands of consumers in the form of flyers. Indeed, it was obscene enough to make a m... ...he impetuousness of human feelings, hollow; but not to the mind. There the theory of forms is sensed as eternal. Take me home. Drop this kid off wher...

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Report on Orphaned Works

By: Marybeth Peters

...v. Ashcroft, 537 U.S. 186, 219-21 (2003). 124 Id. at 219 (“[E]very idea, theory, and fact in a copyrighted work becomes instantly available for pub... ...rch of the mandatory registry would, standing alone, be sufficient, but in theory a formal Page 77 REPORT ON ORPHAN WORKS U NITED STATES COPYRIGHT... ...index.html Robert S. Schwartz et al./Home Recording Rights Coalition and Consumers Electronic Association Sarah Elliott Michael Bowen David Pi...

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Report on Orphaned Works

By: Marybeth Peters

...v. Ashcroft, 537 U.S. 186, 219-21 (2003). 124 Id. at 219 (“[E]very idea, theory, and fact in a copyrighted work becomes instantly available for pub... ...rch of the mandatory registry would, standing alone, be sufficient, but in theory a formal Page 77 REPORT ON ORPHAN WORKS U NITED STATES COPYRIGHT... ...index.html Robert S. Schwartz et al./Home Recording Rights Coalition and Consumers Electronic Association Sarah Elliott Michael Bowen David Pi...

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An Apostate: Nawin of Thais

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...d himself that his dizziness was from being drunk on the self, a plausible theory, and yet he continued to quaff his sumptuous reflection in spite of ... ...their stomachs, and it disposed of beings and generations of beings like a consumer throwing out beer bottles. He knew, as much as one could know from... ...Also a good airing out is as good as soap and water. That's always been my theory." The Laotian grinned mischievously, and then looked out of the wind... ...ities mirrored in the partner which makes them feel less alone. That is my theory, for what it is worth." "You are a deep one, aren't you?" asked the ... ...laying his meager role in the production of goods to be sold to insatiable consumers he found himself unemployed and eventually reduced to a beggar wh... ...meted. And for those who never had anyone there, for them, he, at least in theory, wanted to be there the way Noppawan had been there for him in his y... ...pe your pathetic middle aged life for a while. Now you can help me." "Well consumer beware, but it's certainly cheaper than being a benefactor providi... ...hel studies as though he were an astrophysicist on the verge of a singular theory. He had gazed at the varmints and their apotheosized obscenity, vile...

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Data Recovery E-Book

By: EaseUS

...e system that was developed for MS-DOS and is the primary file system for consumer versions of Microsoft Windows up to and including Windows ME. The ... ...2, with 32-bit cluster numbers, of which 28 bits are currently used. In theory, this should support a total of approximately 268,435,438 (< 2 28 ) ...

...The electric book introduces the construction of hard disk, the theory of data saving, construction of file system, the reasons of data lost and the examples of data recovery in detail. For more information visit http://www.easeus.com ...

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Data Recovery E-Book

By: EaseUS

...e system that was developed for MS-DOS and is the primary file system for consumer versions of Microsoft Windows up to and including Windows ME. The ... ...2, with 32-bit cluster numbers, of which 28 bits are currently used. In theory, this should support a total of approximately 268,435,438 (< 2 28 ) ...

...The electric book introduces the construction of hard disk, the theory of data saving, construction of file system, the reasons of data lost and the examples of data recovery in detail. For more information visit http://www.easeus.com...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...h consciousness. Still, numerous anecdotes recounted by eyewitnesses support the theory that consciousness survives in the first 2-6 seconds and ... ...n Vladimirovich Michurin (1855-1935) and his brand of Lamarckism - a pre-Darwinian theory of evolution of the species proposed in the French scient... ...t. A species with long necks was born. The Soviet leadership sought an indigenous theory to counter the "capitalistic" works of Mendel and Charles... ...the 1980s, Nokia took over Mobira, Salora, Televa and Luxor of Sweden and became a consumer electronics group - manufacturing televisions and such.... ...and such. Nokia continued with its acquisitions spree and, in 1987, bought the consumer electronics operations and part of the component busine... ... part of the component business of the German Standard Elektrik Lorenz, the French consumer electronics company Oceanic, and the Swiss cable machin... ...ade Commission as "any commercial electronic mail message sent, often in bulk, to a consumer without the consumer's prior request or consent." Unsol... ...cific Western University, California, USA. Graduate of numerous courses in Finance Theory and International Trading. Certified E-Commerce Concepts ...

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The Silver Lining: Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...of duties and obligations. The owner/manufacturer of a product must compensate the consumers should his product harm them in any manner that they w... ... amends if the product failed to meet the reasonable and justified expectations of consumers, based on such warrants and representations. The payme... ...possible where the laws of nature are different. This is the same tired regularity theory in a more exotic guise. They are all descendants of Hume'... ...rld. It mainly arises when we introduce intentional action and perception into the theory of causation. Let us revert to the much- maligned owner of... ... property, planning, wealth and capital. Mental inequalities lead to innovation and theory. Knowledge differentials are at the heart of educational ... ...d logic): computability or recursive functions (later to be developed into Automata Theory). The authors confined themselves to dealing with comput... ... in the predicate calculus. Later it was shown that many functions (even in number theory itself) were not recursive, meaning that they could not b...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... orderly, progressive, and economically strong country was his goal. If a theory worked he continued it, if it didn‟t he modified it or discarded it... ...nces by leaps and bounds. “Electricity and gasoline costs to the consumer include the costs to make the production of CO2 carbon neutral. ... ...wing. If, as some people think, we are basically violent beings, then this theory is possible. A second theory is that we are learning how our world ... ... our world works, and should work, by observation. This „social learning‟ theory makes it normal to be violent if we view it enough. A third theory ... ...ven if our mothers and ministers tell us to avoid being violent. A fourth theory is that watching violence may make us less violent, that we are som... ...cream out of frustration.. Those who are good coaches will understand the theory and fundamentals of the sport and the psychological and educational ... ...skills like India and us. “Globalization has been a blessing for the consumer but a curse for the Western worker. Low skilled jobs suffered. Ma... ...68 get the full value of the wages since they were not infused into its consumer economy or deposited in the local banks. Add this to the other so... ...ake it appear that costs are down. Get the votes of the taxpayers and the consumers while you‟re digging their financial graves. Get into public off...

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Narcissism Book of Quotes

By: Sam Vaknin

...ey are interrelated, in my view, at least phenomenologically. We have no Grand Unifying Theory of Psychopathology. We do not know whether there are ... ...Web directories and find a therapist directories. ABCs of Internet Therapy Independent consumer guide to therapists and counselours who provide hel... ...er guide to therapists and counselours who provide help over the Internet – compiled by consumers. Consumers' Guide to Online Mental Health Care Gui... ...etic Trait Narcissism, violence and aggression might be hereditary. The NPA personality theory is presented. Narcissism: A Nine Headed Hydra? A typo...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...f his being. His sister had been raped and mutilated. At least that was the theory-as much as one could assess from skeletal remains. The prosecution... ...e very universe she resided in and as pessimistic as Hobbes' social contract theory (although to her who often liked dressing up in black, black was n... ...she could it would be just one more empty fact. And yet now it was an empty theory. Sometimes it struck her how this dance with ideas was like awake... ... one was all alone dancing in an empty room of a lunatic asylum. The quantum theory of her life -- the forces that drove her away from humanity (perha... ...efore making a decision. It improves the ability to make good decisions. My theory is that for every twenty minutes of inordinate movement that a boy... ... ideas and smiled at each new exhibit. "To think that he addressed the first consumer inquiries on a manual typewriter like this," she said at the typ... ...ith a few hundred dollars each month she could have been one of those common consumers in outdoor markets, the real people. However, it all, seemed as...

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Report on Orphan Works

By: Library of Congress

...v. Ashcroft, 537 U.S. 186, 219-21 (2003). 124 Id. at 219 (“[E]very idea, theory, and fact in a copyrighted work becomes instantly available for pub... ...rch of the mandatory registry would, standing alone, be sufficient, but in theory a formal Page 77 REPORT ON ORPHAN WORKS U NITED STATES COPYRIGHT... ...index.html Robert S. Schwartz et al./Home Recording Rights Coalition and Consumers Electronic Association Sarah Elliott Michael Bowen David Pi...

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Man with No Name

By: Wally Amos

...d now I had a chance to treat my life as a living laboratory and put this theory to the test. I resolved to be easy on myself and to approach the fu... ...cs. The business that shows it cares for its customers, and en­ sures that consumers get the best deal possible, is bound to be reinforced by the mar...

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Surviving the Economic Crisis : Current and Future Trends

By: Mark W. Medley

... a low income job. In 1929, this would not be considered poverty, but wealth. Consumer goods are far cheaper compared to incomes, then anytime in hu... ...nfusion through these almost broke banks, that is going to be passed onto the consumer. Bear in mind, we are not talking about Zimbabwe here, but th... ...elease any spare cash in our pockets to enable us to spend. 3. Lower priced Consumer Goods Exporters will lower prices for their products, and d... ... of these industries, governments will have to give some kind of incentive to consumers to buy from these industries. If it's a price incentive, the... ... Buying National products could be perceived as Nationalistic, although consumers have usually bought on price. In the USA, the engine of the g... ...d, needs. And chances are, they themselves may have something you need. So in theory, exchanging goods for the equivalent value of another, does not...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...omputers did not have to be built that way: there could simply be a world of consumer information technology that comprised appliances. As with a Flex... ...s, and car- tridges became a more cost-effective way to install software. The consumer merely needed to know how to load in the cassette, diskette, or ... ...m in the late 1980s, 1 what cheap processors would small firms and mainstream consumers be using today? One possibility is a set of information applia... ...ost of deploying specialized hardware for that purpose might have ex- ceeded consumer demand. There is still the question of networking. People would ... ...dvance, however, was the dial-up modem, a crucial piece of hardware bridging consumer information processors and the world of computer networks, wheth... ...ativity, but it lacks accessibility. 11 The Generative Pattern 77 Affordance Theory Fields such as psychology, industrial design, and human-computer i... ...ble options are as obvious and inviting as possible to the intended users. A theory of affordances can also be used to predict what various people migh... ...he damage that they can inadvertently do. Yet unlike generativity, affordance theory does not focus much on systemic output. Instead, it takes one obje... ... and delineates its possible or likely uses. More recent incarnations of the theory suggest that the object’s designer ought to anticipate its uses an...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...g 890 Passion Pg 900 Innocence Pg 901 Modern Western Society Pg 903 The Consumer Dynamic Pg 915 The Destruction of All Language Pg 916 Cons... ... Pg 1290 Dynamics of Whitewashing Pg 1300 The Sacredness of the Immaculate Consumer Pg 1323 The Immaculate Caste System Pg 1325 The Cunning In... ... in size. The largeness of the Universe is Actually Infinite. This is not a theory or a supposition. This is a fact. Not only that… the smallness... ...light behaves. Light goes around objects directly in its path naturally. No theory of gravitational pull is needed to explain this phenomenon. To... ... The Universe 26 Not only that, but Einstein’s attempt to scrap his entire Theory of General Relativity by introducing what he called a ‘Cosmolog... ...cing what he called a ‘Cosmological Constant’ and further introducing another theory called ‘Special Relativity’ was a conscious attempt to sabotag... ... of using fire for more than 1 million years: we have become mindless organic consumers with the mindless intelligence level of a voracious all-cons... ...oracious all-consuming fire. If we had not begun using fire: we would not be consumers today, we would not be consuming the entire earth and mindles... ...he sleeping area free of all waste? Was this the beginning of humans living as consumers? Did the habit of consumption come from throwing everything...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VII : Book 7 Visit to Indus

By: Bob Oconnor

... digits, there is less buying power and if they do earn some rupees their consumer options are limited. ―In India family farming has reduced as ... ...f the profit of the farmer‘s toil and he is lucky to get 20 cents of each consumer‘s dollar. This is much less than most farmers worldwide receive. ... ... of technology, how can we produce a population that can earn enough to be consumers? In India their 800 million poor are being swallowed by the s... ...ith over a billion people, only a quarter of them have enough money to be consumers. This is to about the same number of consumers as there are in th... ...we should be able to absorb all other beliefs within our own. That is the theory and it has usually been observed. But as in all metaphysical belief... ... —―Religions may move slowly. The Catholic Church officially accepted the theory of evolution only a few years ago.‖ —―Heck, remember when we a... ...o separate people. Of course, as it has evolved through the centuries the theory has brought many of its practitioners to the more pantheistic reali... ...an experience and unite with that reality. So this yoga moves from 54 theory to practice, from understanding to experience, from the perception a... ...mpanies tax rates of less than half that rate. But India has so many more consumers than we do and those consumers have more money. So they have an ...

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The Conundrums of Psychology

By: Sam Vaknin

...it unacceptable if the experiments meet the criteria of the scientific method. The theory must be all-inclusive (anamnetic), consistent, falsifiabl... ...oven that Turing Machines are a private instance of a general, much stronger, class theory (a-la Principia Mathematica). The integration of hardware... ...revealing, insightful, aesthetic, and parsimonious - in short, it must constitute a theory and produce falsifiable predictions. A metaphor is also s... ...– a medical doctor by profession (Neurologist) and Bleuler before him – came with a theory regarding the structure of the mind and its mechanics: (s... ... were – they could not be deemed to possess the redeeming features of a scientific theory. Deciding between the two camps was and is a crucial mat... ... "customized" to the circumstances of each and every patient (client). The user or consumer is incorporated in the resulting narrative as the main ... ...terial of all practices) uses advertising to transform individuals to subjects (=to consumers). It uses advertising to interpellate them. The advert...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

........................................................................ 176 THEORY AS A START TO SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ...................................... ...rom God based or society based assumptions. Without such a foundation the theory, that rights exist, is groundless. The assumptions from which they ... ...ientific investigation as much more likely to give me truth. A scientific theory may start as an idea, but unless it undergoes rigorous testing it i... ...!! ―But seriously, if that had happened it would not disprove the theory of the fundamental ingredients in water--it would only make it some... ...ge countries. It is still the end cost of the item that is of interest to consumers. And with free trade, the consumers are kings. If the countries‘... ...ds produced more cheaply in other countries, is counterproductive to your consumers‘ interests and to world‘s economic efficiency. ―Another ... ... And when gravity tugs, something has to give. ―Like the American consumer riding the easy credit of his plastic cards to bankruptcy, the so... ... new electronic gadget as it rolls off the assembly line. But the Western consumers, in their impatience to contribute sales taxes to their governme... ...ns. Naturally every welfare benefit costs somebody money, and that is the consumer or taxpayer. ―The realities of the expensive benefits are s...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

...ir own retirements. Business, of course, is always looking to increase its consumer base. The obvious solution for this problem is to increase the ... ...perhaps we could support 14 or 15 billion people. If we want to live at the consumer level of a middle class American it would be closer to a billio... ... “While Copernicus was admittedly not the first to propose a heliocentric theory of the movement of the sun and Earth, he probably incurred more w... ... al-Din al-Tusi, the thirteenth century Persian Shi’ite when he proposed his theory of planetary motion. Of course at that time Islam was more accep... ...d of the Christians. And when the Greek Philolaus proposed his heliocentric theory in the fourth century BC he might have drawn a few snickers of dis... ...ay for their social welfare programs, to make up their armies or to provide consumers for their businesses that want to expand.” 56 —“As t... ...t want their constituencies reduced, business people who want to expand the consumer base, and certainly the tradition of having children—will be hu...

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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...ce of all acquired characteristics as the sole vehicle of evolution) and Evolution Theory postulate that function determines form. Natural selectio... ...m is efficiently conveyed to all other divisions. T E C H NICAL NOT E - Complexity Theory and Ambiguity or Vagueness A Glossary of the terms used ... ...ecause we cannot predict future "borderline cases". It would seem that a complexity theory formalism can accurately describe both ambiguity and vagu... ...ates")? Indeed, pointer States are reminiscent of the "strange attractors" of chaos theory! Most measurements are indirect - they tally the effects ... ...oints in a line served as the logical floodgate which led to the development of Set Theory by Cantor at the end of the 19 th century. It took almos... ... "customized" to the circumstances of each and every patient (client). The user or consumer is incorporated in the resulting narrative as the main ...

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Hypotheses on Ulysses

By: Antonio Mercurio

... is ingenious, beautiful and elegant. It is an interpretation based on the theory of Cosmo-Art, which unites heaven and earth, life and death, men ... ...e our life and our destiny (see A.M. “Teoria dell’inconscio esistenziale” {Theory of the Existential Unconscious}, Published by Costellazione di Ari... ...at operates within us and for us, even when we are unaware of it (see A.M. Theory of the Person and Existential Personalistic Anthropology, publishe... ... can keep us imprisoned our whole lives and force us to be simply listless consumers of life. ***** 54 CHAPTER XII THE PERSONAL SELF AND T... ...ond what Freud, Jung and Reich have already said, I described in my book: “Theory of the Person and Existential Personalistic Anthropology” (publish... ... learn to transform them. The Christian ascetics do not agree with this theory but I prefer Indian wisdom and the wisdom of Homer when dealing wi... ...nnot devour it gets revenge anyway by becoming destructive. In this oral, consumer society, is there anyone who was not once devoured and does not ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

...‘t protected their crops from the e coli bacterium which was a problem for consumers. They therefore lost money. The growers had donated over $30,000... ... EU‘s budget, $75 billion, goes to food subsidies. Why not just charge the consumers for their food and reduce their taxes? Our food prices are up, ... ...In America there‘s another factor that keeps our medical costs up. American consumers pay a good part of the research costs of new drugs. When pharma... ... of workers required to supply the needs or wishes of the financially able consumers depends on the technological development of the producers, such... ... are only looking at next year‘s bottom line. More young will provide more consumers for the businessmen and more taxpayers to support old age pensio... ... ideas and how they work.‖ LICENSING IS A NECESSITY --―The theory of population control has been refined through the years. From a "o... ... the aesthetic broadening of the arts all tied together by a comprehensive theory of values that allow for individual achievement and enjoyment in an... ...rs? Parents are, indeed, the creators of destiny. What does your licensing theory do to increase the probability of ensuring effective parents?‖ ...

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Aus Com

By: Christine Jones

...e table debated the issues, Alex quietly left them to it. Though having a theory of her own, she preferred to keep it to herself for the time being.... ...." "Yah could be onto something," Shaun said. "It would back 188 up your theory Alex. They know who and where we are." "It's not a theory." Alex’s e... ...nowledged with a nod and Stephen continued. "Library?" He wished to test a theory. Receiving no answer, he intensely watched the screen while thinkin... ...y displayed commercials of a time when civilisation was materialistic and consumer orientated. Amongst the advertising, beautiful women modelled ski...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...rmous. It is probable that the problem will have to be approached from the consumer's standpoint; for the consumer is implicated, un consciously perha... ...ssware, artificial flowers, candy boxes and cotton goods. There- fore, the consumer who makes no effort to suppress this evil cannot be held entirely ... ...cles there is a har- vest of work for those v.ho carry into practice their theory that Williamstown can be beautified. The nest issue of The Record wi... ...ss. SEPT, 30, 1907 —Reoord oandidates meet in 8 J. H. tonight at 7.30. The Theory of Grievance Against Customs Abolition By the widely varying view po... ...ognition as a college interest. If only as an element of dis- proof to the theory maintained by some that intercollegiate interest in basketball is dy... ...een at a maximum. But there now appears a change of policy. Working on the theory that it must be a live and moving activity or else none at all, and ... ...due to one of these -causes. Now is the time for some one to con- fute the theory that the under- graduates are either too lazy or too unoriginal to r...

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Utility, Rationality and Beyond – from Behavioral Finance to Informational Finance

By: Sukanto Bhattacharya

...iness, Bond University for his thoughtful insights on some of the utility theory constructs. The author also feels indebted to a large extent to his ... ... This work covers a substantial mosaic of related concepts in utility theory as applied to financial decision-making. It reviews some of the cla... ... utility paradigm offered by the von Neumann-Morgenstern expected utility theory; exploring its major pitfalls before moving into what is postulated ... ...nd not always explicable using the known rules of statistical probability theory. 10 Individuals often have very distorted perceptions of ... ...nations of the two commodities give the same level of satisfaction to the consumer so as the consumer is indifferent to any particular combination. ... ...ce curves approach, the problem of utility maximization for an individual consumer may be expressed as a constrained non-linear programming problem ... ... above problem is formulated with a strict equality constraint i.e. if the consumer is allowed to use up the entire budget on the n commodities, then... ...ire budget on the n commodities, then the utility maximizing condition of consumer’s equilibrium is derived as the following first-order condition: ... ...e classical economic theory that in order to maximize utility, individual consumers necessarily must allocate their budget so as to equalize the rati...

...This work covers a substantial mosaic of related concepts in utility theory as applied to financial decision-making. It reviews some of the classical notions of Benthamite utility and the normative utility paradigm offered by the von Neumann-Morgenstern expected utility theory; exploring its m...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...MEDIARY DISSEMINATORS OF CONCEPTS 78 Mass Media 78 INTERPERSONAL CHANNELS 81 THE CONSUMER'S PLACE IN "PLACE" 84 DESIGNING AND ORGANIZING THE CHANN... ...RATEGY FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR INITIATIVE PROGRAM 99 Promotion. 99 SUMMARY 102 9 CONSUMER RESEARCH IN SOCIAL MARKETING 103 IS THERE A "SOCIAL" CON... ...em marketing concepts. We have to assume that all ideas enter a marketplace where consumers of ideas are exposed to multiple claims and counterclai... ...7 PREFACE The objective of this work is to investigate meeting grounds where the theory and practice of marketing overlap with processes of dissem... ...usiness of proposing and diffusing concepts, such as freedom of the press, nudism, consumer cooperatives, or "Join the Peace Corps." (a more complet... ...pectively. Part III presents a real-world application (Chapter 8), then considers consumers of concepts (Chapter 9) and finally market segmentation... ...rigorous … (but) specialized and narrow" (p. 60). This book attempts to bridge the theory /practice gap, first by postulating concepts such as a pre... ...upon which their wishes 11 safely can be carried out. That at any rate is the theory of our constitution. (Oliver Wendell Holmes [ 1919) in Abr... ...rs are sequenced to suit the reader having little or no familiarity with marketing theory. Those with some grounding in the subject might first perus...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...t XIX. Scavenger Economies, Predator Economies XX. Notes on the Economics of Game Theory XXI. Knowledge and Power XXII. Market Impeders and Mark... ... far better results. The outcome has been an embarrassing divorce between economic theory and its subjects. The economic actor is assumed to be con... ...f-interest" as the pursuit of the fulfillment of preferences is a tautology. The theory fails to predict important phenomena such as "strong reci... ...n accordance with the predictions of basic economic theories, such as the standard theory of utility and the theory of general equilibrium. Irritat... ...fective method of cost/benefit analysis applicable to such time horizons. How are consumer choices influenced by advertising and by pricing? No on... ...is concerned with the dissemination of information. Yet it is also a signal sent to consumers that a certain product is useful and qualitative and t... ...ing on one's point of view, this is a self- reinforcing virtuous - or vicious cycle. Consumers learn to expect lower prices - i.e., inflationary expe... ... part of the consumption basket underlying the CPI in America as late as 1998. The consumer price index in the USA may be overstated by one percent... ...st thinkers, such as Robert Bork, recommended to revise the law to focus solely on consumer welfare. These - and other insights - were incorporate...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...ography IV. Appendix – The Keynesian view of Unemployment, Stabilization Theory and Full Employment Budgeting V. Appendix – Unemployment throughout... ...uctivity, Comparative advantage and Economic Growth”, Journal of Economic Theory 58, 1992 17. “Deindustrialization”, World Economic Outlook, April 1... ... Appendix – The Keynesian view of Unemployment, Stabilization Theory and Full Employment Budgeting (From The Encyclopedia Britannica 1... ...ake the excess demand for commodities effective. The traditional economic theory would postulate that, when actual output is kept at a level below t... ...to make their consumption demands effective. Unemployment then spreads to consumer goods industries. In expansion, the opposite occurs: an increase ... ... which to exert effective demand. Hence business will pick up also in the consumer goods industries. Thus the theory suggests the use of fiscal poli... ...t conducive to sustaining good relations between producer or provider and consumer. 10. Moral relativism is the mirror image of rampant individualis... ... COMPETITION The aims of competition (anti-trust) laws are to ensure that consumers pay the lowest possible price (the most efficient price) coupled... ...o have a deflationary effect by reducing the general price level. It pits consumers against producers, producers against other producers (in the bat...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...signs, experience, physique, or biography, etc. directly to end-users and consumers. This is a return to pre-industrial times when artisans ruled the... ...to whole segments of the industry (e.g., small, or web-based publishers). Consumers - inundated, disappointed and exhausted - will pay a premium for ... ... to centralized, continuously updated, "addressbooks" of clients (stores, consumers, media, etc.). This reduces the time to market and increases eff... ...tion and process where interested people can market to each other. Ignite consumer networks and then get out of the way and let them talk." T... ...conversion from exposure to a marketing message (even from peers within a consumer network) - to an actual sale is a convoluted, multi-layered, high... ...is case be more readily tolerated as a marginal phenomenon. This is the theory. But the facts are tellingly different. The less the cost of product... ...is not the main function of the advertising dollar. Modern economic signal theory has cast advertising in a new and surprising - though by no means c... ...prising - though by no means counterintuitive - light. According to this theory, the role of advertising is to signal to the marketplace the adverti... ... (CEE). Broadband and e-commerce are distant rumors (ISDN is available in theory but not so in practice - DSL and ADSL are not available at all). Ra...

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...t XVI. The Distributive Justice of the Market XVII. Notes on the Economics of Game Theory XVIII. The Spectrum of Auctions XIX. Distributions to Pa... ...rincipal Conundrum XXII. Trading in Sovereign Promises XXIII. Portfolio Management Theory XXIV. Going Bankrupt in the World XXV. The Author Intr... ...often bewildering marketplace. As opposed to the assumptions underlying the classic theory of portfolio analysis - investors do remember past prices... ...are not swayed. Studies cited in Edwin Elton and Martin Gruber's "Modern Portfolio Theory and Investment Analysis" and elsewhere show that a filter... ...n the prices of assets - such as stocks or real estate - as they do changes in the consumer price indices? Are asset bubbles indeed inflationary an... ...ed hitherto. But it still allowed them only very limited entry into commercial and consumer lending and trust services. Thus, these institutions we... ...ditor. Charles Kettering, head of the research division of General Motors described consumeritis thus, just days before the crash: "The key to econo... ...ntuitive finding. Asset inflation - no matter how vertiginous - rarely spills into consumer prices. The recent bubbles in Japan and the USA, for in... ...ks, well into the 1920, was to allocate capital to businesses (directly and through consumer credits and mortgages). Deposit-taking was a core func...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...anctity of Human Life" by Baruch A. Brody). One form of calculus is the utilitarian theory. It calls for the maximization of utility (life, happines... ...es. Despite strong philosophical objections to some of the premises of utilitarian theory - I agree with its practical prescriptions. In this cont... ...or falsified. Attaining an achievement involves the construction of an ad-hoc mini theory. Reality has to be thoroughly surveyed, models constructe... ...at the incentives are. That economists pretend otherwise - in "optimal contracting theory" - just serves to demonstrate how divorced economics is f... ...usterity measures is universally unpopular. Employers and employees, producers and consumers - these are all instances of the Principal-Agent Probl... ...OSOPHY OF COMPETITION The aims of competition (anti-trust) laws are to ensure that consumers pay the lowest possible price (=the most efficient pri... ...so tends to have a deflationary effect by reducing the general price level. It pits consumers against producers, producers against other producers (... ...st producers, producers against other producers (in the battle to win the heart of consumers) and even consumers against consumers (for example in ... ...t the national economy. More simply: producers do not waste resources (capital), consumers and businesses pay less for the same goods and service...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...anctity of Human Life" by Baruch A. Brody). One form of calculus is the utilitarian theory. It calls for the maximization of utility (life, happines... ...es. Despite strong philosophical objections to some of the premises of utilitarian theory - I agree with its practical prescriptions. In this cont... ...or falsified. Attaining an achievement involves the construction of an ad-hoc mini theory. Reality has to be thoroughly surveyed, models constructe... ...at the incentives are. That economists pretend otherwise - in "optimal contracting theory" - just serves to demonstrate how divorced economics is f... ...usterity measures is universally unpopular. Employers and employees, producers and consumers - these are all instances of the Principal-Agent Probl... ...OSOPHY OF COMPETITION The aims of competition (anti-trust) laws are to ensure that consumers pay the lowest possible price (=the most efficient pri... ...so tends to have a deflationary effect by reducing the general price level. It pits consumers against producers, producers against other producers (... ...st producers, producers against other producers (in the battle to win the heart of consumers) and even consumers against consumers (for example in ... ...t the national economy. More simply: producers do not waste resources (capital), consumers and businesses pay less for the same goods and service...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...jor industries: food processing (espe- cially meat packing), motor vehicles, consumer durables, textiles, chemicals, printing, and metallurgy Steel: 2... ... 1985) princi- pal products manufactured raw materi- als, capital equipment, consumer goods Major trade partners: (1983-84) exports 26% Japan, 11% US,... ...ectrical parts, clothing Imports: $552 million (f.o.b., 1985); food- stuffs, consumer durables, machinery, fuels Major trade partners: exports 42% US,... ... Council Legal system: civil law system influenced by English constitutional theory; constitu- tion adopted 1831, since amended; judicial review of le... ...mports: $225.4 million (f.o.b. 1984 est.); thread, cloth, clothing and other consumer goods, construction materials, iron, steel, fuels, foodstuffs, m... ...ort equipment, manufactured goods, food, beverages, tobacco, and other; most consumer goods imported Major trade partners: exports (crude petroleum an... ...ty lies with Communist Party's Politburo; the National People's Congress, in theory the highest organ of government, usually ratifies the party's prog... ...m: based on Spanish and American law, with large elements of Communist legal theory; new constitution 2 December 1976; does not accept com- pulsory IC... ...ivil law system based on Austro-Hungarian codes, modified by Communist legal theory; revised constitu- tion adopted 1960, and amended in 1968 and 1970...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

... must be ever more provoking and stimulating art or entertainment, sold to consumers that are ever more perverted and detached from reality. The same ... ... - national utopias National media lore - national art and entertainment - consumer culture - national heroes and idols - national history C. Postloc... ...changes in popularity of house types, or villagers' increased ownership of consumer goods. The inhabitants of Lampang plains villages belong to the yu... ...and of the white elephant. In my account, I cannot include a great deal of theory of cultural anthropology or research into Thailand, but the bibliogr... ...have a common occupation, and families live their own lives of workers and consumers. In this village, the advent of education society was felt the st... ...re being internationalized and the ideals of living follow the ideology of consumer society. The house, living room, car, they display the family's p... ...d valuable is irrigated land, with water available throughout the year. In theory, it is possible to grow even three rice crops a year in areas covere... ...l Yearbook; www.nso.go.th). Foreword 1. The theory is based on e.g. my Finnish language work Rakennemuutos tulevaisuute... ...l Yearbook; www.nso.go.th). Foreword 1. The theory is based on e.g. my Finnish language work Rakennemuutos tulevaisuute...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...in atavistic debates about abortion, the role of religion, and whether to teach the theory of evolution. According to a series of special feature ar... ... in 2007. Hence the drawn out (and violent) debates about the teaching of evolution theory in schools or the use of embryonic stem cells in medical ... ...ransit Trade) which provides the latter with access to the sea. Afghanistan imports consumer goods and durables through this duty free corridor (and... ...ugh well-educated, labor. As indigenous purchasing power increases, the demand for consumer goods and services will expand. Thus, the enlargement... ...ony and an economic hinterland. From a low base, growth there - driven by frenzied consumerism - is bound to outstrip the northern giant's for a lo... ...g but also by a mounting wave of virulent - and increasingly violent - xenophobia. Consumer boycotts are a traditional weapon in the Arab political... ... the year soared by 27 percent and Russian imports by 62 percent. China is an avid consumer of Russian electricity generation, aviation, space, las... ...Douri, Iraq's disheveled Ambassador to the U.N., invoked the inevitable conspiracy theory. Iraq, he seethed, is to be eliminated and transformed "i... ... answers are part of the narrative - and which are overlooked. It is a structure of theory (ideology), a framework and the repertoire of discourses ...

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Aggregate Measurement of Trade Transaction Costs Reduction in Apec 2007-2010

By: Its Global

...t to be made in exchange for it, from the perspective of the affected business or the consumers of its product.) For this assessment, the pref... ...international leg. The benefit from such a modal switch is the value the firm or its consumer attaches to saving a day in transit, while the costs ... ...t, while the costs are the higher freight charge that is involved in the use of air. Consumers, however, demand less of a good when its price is hig... ...panies are the best source, the data have to be collected on an ad hoc basis. In theory, international freight costs can be estimated indirectly...

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Fixing Global Finance

By: Kavaljit Singh

...nks for their exposures to real estate, housing loans, capital markets and consumer credit. In particular, risk weights and provisioning requirements ... ... There is a paradox between the gains of capital account liberalization in theory and in practice. The arguments supportive of capital account liberal... ...much fewer in comparison with huge economic and social costs. Conventional theory suggests that if there are no restrictions on capital mobility, capi... ... the late 1970s. There is a paradox between the use of capital controls in theory and in practice. Although mainstream theory suggests that controls a... ...nt implications for governments and domestic firms as well as for workers, consumers, and communities in the host countries. Unfortunately, neoliberal... ...Great Crash 1929, Houghton-Mifflin, 1997. John Maynard Keynes, The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1936/1...

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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

...arger family of mind comprising the whole of the artistic modernism, in a theory of creation that could explain the fields of activity. For this rea... ...n this way the metalinguistic possibilities of communication. Then, in the theory of the paradoxes, as we can see, we leap in continually from a para... ...of the third part. The classical binomial becomes a trinitarian antinomy (theory appreciated by this other theorist of the paradox, Solomon Marcus: ... ...absence of paradox was considered as their state of welfare”). Lupasco’s theory explains the combinative propensity of the paradox and the illimita... ...o fold expectancy and the inexpressible. And so, in front of the notorious theory of the untranslatable nature of poetry, of the impossibility of an ... ...tivity, if we can 10 speak of a complicity between the creator and the consumer of art, which latter can then be inhibited by the proposal of an ...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

... sample. We'll run the gamut on every radioactive isotope known." "I've got a theory," the young intern inserted. "I bet, over the years, that stu... ...! It's incredible!" "We need to go beyond the Ralph Nader image. This is not a consumer problem." "It's a compliment, Richard. Nader pulled the cou... ...out directly, but Jack's got a friend who works over at Hanford, and he's got a theory. At first, when he told us, we thought he was crazy; then Jac...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...unias at very close to the cost of growing them and bringing them to market. Consumer desires are satisfied and productive resources are allocated effic... ... sound so good. Patents, by contrast, keep the knowledge public, at least in theory; 3 you must describe it to own it.) And again, decisions about the... ...o the economists, the answer is that trademark law does two things. It saves consumers time. We have good reason to believe that a soap that says “Ivo... ...at quality and commercial information flow regulate themselves, with rational consumers judging among goods of consistent quality produced by manufac- ... ...xclude others from one’s trade name, symbol, or slogan produces a market for consumer information in which firms have incentives to establish quality b... ...formation in which firms have incentives to establish quality brand names and consumers can rely on the meaning and the stability of the logos that sur... ... could turn to the cutting edge of technology or to economics or information theory. But none of those would be as useful a starting place as a letter... ... one of the supporters of copyright extension declared that it was merely “a theory” that monopoly makes things expensive. Macaulay agrees, tongue in ... ... monopoly makes things expensive. Macaulay agrees, tongue in cheek. “It is a theory in Chapter 2 22 -1 ___ 0 ___ 1 ___ 37278_u01.qxd 8/28/08 11:04 A...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...a student who should have known the answer. "The United States is primarily a consumer. Let me put in your business terms. The Mafia is not a produc... ... Radcliff's part in all this?" "That is what you must find out." "I have a theory, if in fact, the General is involved." "I'm listening," Cardon... ...derstand what cannot be explained. Our esteemed Minister of Agriculture has a theory as to why the Mafia has decided to stop our shipments. They hav... ... from going into the U.S. but also, the rest of Europe. Cardona, explain your theory to these fine gentlemen." Gonzales said and ripped a turkey leg... ... said and ripped a turkey leg from a platter in front of him. "It is Brand's theory, not mine. I offer it only as a possibility. There is no proof ... ... other way on some of their enterprises." "Do you give any credence to this theory?" Gonzales asked through a mouthful of turkey. "Frankly, it h... ...orks would be back in place, and the drugs would flow like a river. You are a consumer nation. Your country’s addiction to drugs is too strong. You c...

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