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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...samvak.tripod.com/ ISBN: 9989-929-40-8 Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ...XI. The Author XXII. About "After the Rain" A Abdication Crisis The love affair of Edward, Prince of Wales (Edward VIII) and Wallis Simpson in 1... ... heads of his constitutional advisers. "The last time when this happened in English history was when Charles I raised His Standard at the beginning ... ...s Systems. http://www.roserpark.net/greenwood/strowger.html http://www.strowger.com/history.html http://www.agcs.com B Barbie Barbie was invented ... ... Berliner". http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/weekly/aa021700a.htm http://www.historyplace.com/speeches/berliner.htm Bible The Jews do not... ...11mj.html Burma (Aung San) Aung San Suu Kyi is a much revered opposition leader in Myanmar (Burma) (born 1945). She has bravely resisted - and stil...

Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.

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Cyclone Nargis, Myanmar : Risk Reduction in Natural Resource Management

By: Dr. John Espie Leake

...What this Book is About There is a commonly held view that the incidence and scale of disasters is increasing in the modern world although some disagreement on whether the incidence of events, such as Tsunamis, earthquakes, fires, floods etc., that can give rise to disasters is increasing. The view is under...

...List of figures, table & Abbreviations ix Acknowledgements x What this Book is About ...

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

By: Matti Sarmela

...Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the postlocal world Helsinki 2005... ...duplicated, printed, distributed and sold without permission or agreement of the author. However, the name of the author must always be clearly indi... ... Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Cultu... ... govern the former way of life remains in the new culture. In the cultural history of man, great technological structural changes may be discerned, wh... ... localization of storytelling - moralistic narratives local heroes - local history Non-local (national) environment - external resources and energy - ... ...nd entertainment - consumer culture - national heroes and idols - national history C. Postlocal culture Global environment - urban technonature - glo... ...ers.As well as Northern Thailand, it has included the Shan state in Burma (Myanmar), Yunnan in South China, and Northern Laos. Lampang belonged to the... ...the northern hills of Thailand, opium growing has ceased, but continues in Myanmar and Laos, and in any case, synthetic drugs like amphetamine have di...

...The book is a descriptive overview of the culture of the villages. It contains material on the villagers' housing, rice farming and other means of livelihood, community life, festivals, weddings, funerals, sorcerers and healers, as well as village Buddhism. Th...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

... “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- Book One Touch Down Return to Earth “. . . And ... ...o Earth “. . . And Gulliver Returns” 2 --In Search of Utopia— “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-... ...ie Kleiner © 2008 ISBN 978-0-9823076-0-1 3 Table of Contents THE RETURN FROM SPACE ......................................... ...2-1-Touch down! . . . and Gulliver returns. The greatest adventure in human history! Commander Lemuel Gulliver the 16 th has completed the first jo... ...ere we have just witnessed the final leg of the greatest human adventure in history, even greater than that of his illustrious ancestor, Lemuel Gull... ... 180 who was born then killed? Children have been abused so much throughout history and throughout the present day world. I don’t think it’s right. ... ...nd people. The tsunami of December 2004 killed about 240,000 people and the Myanmar cyclone of 2008 killed over 120,000.. But the world adds 200,000 ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- Book 5 Our Visit to Singaling The Pearl of Southeast A... ... 1 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 5 MY VISIT TO SINGALING by Lemuel Gulliver XVI a... ...9 2 Table of Contents THE COUNTRY OF SINGALING ........................................ ... factor in the minds of the Oriental leaders whose multi- 9 millennial history is not based on the pragmatism of profit found in the West. But, as... ...ians, particularly to Chinese and Indians. It has been obvious throughout history that we all want our families and our societies to be as similarly... ...rn the languages. They are also tested on their knowledge of our customs, history and philosophy. Then they have to be ready to immerse themselves i... ...ominican Republic, from Nicaragua to Costa Rica, from Nepal to India, from Myanmar to Thailand. This even happens in Africa, so it‟s not all poor to ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

... write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...et http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neg... ...O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neglected Branch II. The Misconception of Scarcity III. The Roller Coaster Market – On Volatility IV.... ... of Stock Trends": "The science of recording, usually in graphic form, the actual history of trading (price changes, volume of transactions, etc.)... ... etc.) in a certain stock or in 'the averages' and then deducing from that pictured history the probable future trend." Fundamental analysis is abo... ...lation and asset bubbles is unclear. On the one hand, some of the greatest fizz in history occurred during periods of disinflation. One is reminded... ...ctims of capitalism requires them to starve." NGO's in places like Sudan, Somalia, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Albania, and Zimbabwe have becom...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

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Hypotheses on Ulysses

By: Antonio Mercurio

... 2 Published by The SOLARIS INSTITUTE of The SOPHIA UNIVERSITY OF ROME. (S.U.R.) Creative Commons Licence -... ...censor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse you or your use of the work). Noncommercial — You may not use this work for commercial pu... ...O MERCURIO HYPOTHESES ON ULYSSES This book presents a new way of interpreting the Odyssey that is ingenious, beautiful and elegant. It ... ...s. The Odyssey is the greatest love story that has ever been told in the history of world literature. It is based not on love and death (like the ... ...sty that were the fruits of their money and their labour. Still today in Myanmar, thousands and thousands of gold leaves cover the cupolas of the ... ...ted to be the guarantors of their followers’ immortality. This is human history. So who is Ulysses to say no to the immortality that Circe and ... ...rstand how they really belong to the two of them and to their own personal history). ¤ ULYSSES’ LANDING ON THE PHAEACIAN ISLAND. - Ulysses cele...

...“The Odyssey is not an adventure story. It is, rather, a book of wisdom that explains the art of humanity’s journey toward becoming artists of life and of the life of the universe. It tells the tale of a love story that is based on love as a decision and as a project. It is not a tale o...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ...r © 2008 ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................... ...uld it vary? 19 Should every rule be universal—never changing through history? The Ten Commandments are such a universal moral code. What if Hit... ... devil? Global warming is an alarmist misreading of a natural blip in the history of climate. There is no overpopulation problem—there is plenty roo... ... not depend on an air of confidence or a posture of certainty. Throughout history progress has been stymied because ignorant people have been in lead... .... ―Back in 2008 after a huge storm that killed 100,000 people in Myanmar, the world was generous with its relief supplies, but the governme...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even ...

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