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Werelove Dusk Conspiracy

By: Lakisha Spletzer

...llyfield. All rights reserved. http://www.jdhollyfield.com This is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product... ... is a work of fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously, and any ... ...f fiction. Names, characters, places, and incidents either are the product of the author's imagination or are used fictitiously, and any resemblance ... ...establishments, events or locales is entirely incidental. Without limiting the rights under the copyright reserved above, no part of this publication ... ...e, however, could not be said for Laylah. No one was afraid of her. Citrus Academy’s various bullies always seemed to find time to torment her. “Hell... ...turned on the water and got in, taking a moment to enjoy the smell of her French Vanilla wash. It was her favorite scent above all others. Something... ...she wiped out Were families, took down Alphas and murdered several Council members. You were her second-in-command and her lover. You even allowed he... ...was not one of them. He was silent too long. One of the prominent Council members, Javier Morales, surged to his feet. “Think you’re too good for th... ...id he admit how much he likes you? Well?” Britta demanded and pointed her French fry at Laylah. Laylah grinned. “Wasn’t it you who told me a girl has...

...ear-old Laylah Le Croix has a rich father, mansion, and servants. Yet she is lonely and neglected. Her father would rather work than speak to her. At the academy she is bullied and mistreated. When Weres attempt to kidnap Laylah, she is saved by the mysterious Donil Silentshadow. Donil rouses feelings in Laylah that make her question her life and her father's animosity to...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group... ...written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": ... ...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... ...hrough the Five Books of Moses. http://www.ot-studies.com/Documents/Ur.htm http://members.aol.com/mfuprojects/abrahambirth.html Ants There are 11,... ... Ottoman military tribunal, convened between 1919-21, even convicted for the crimes members of the administration of the Young Turks, including cab... ...on by one, Dr. James Barlow. The baby was less fortunate. In the meantime, the French obstetrician Baudeloque published a book describing dozen... ...om/topic/Index.asp?theme1=chauvinism Chicago (musical) The musical "Chicago" won 6 Academy awards (Oscars) in March 2003. It is based on the true s... ... sackecloth and buckram about the skirts with bents covered with fustian, a pair of french bodies of damaske lined with sackcloth, with whales bone...

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

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From Chaos to Harmony

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... LAITMAN KABBALAH PUBLISHERS From Chaos to Harmony The Solution to the Global Crisis According to the Wisdom of Kabbalah... ...Chaos to Harmony The Solution to the Global Crisis According to the Wisdom of Kabbalah Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Translation: Chaim Ratz Editor: C... ... Laitman Kabbalah Publishers E-mail: info@kabbalah.info FROM CHAOS TO HARMONY The Solution to the Global Crisis According to the Wisdom of Kabbalah... ...M CHAOS TO HARMONY The Solution to the Global Crisis According to the Wisdom of Kabbalah Copyright © 2006 by MICHAEL LAITMAN All rights reserved P... ... philosophy and Kabbalah from the High Institute of Philosophy at the Russian Academy of Sciences in Mos- cow, and an MSc in bio-cybernetics from the... ...i Baruch has grown into an extensive international movement with thousands of members in Israel and around the world. Rav Laitman’s lectures are br... ...ional activities awarded him the title Professor of Ontology from the Russian Academy of Sci- About the Author 13 ences in Moscow. In recent years... ... lectures given by Rav Michael Laitman, PhD, which were then edited by staff members of the Ashlag Research Institute (ARI). The first part, “From ... ...m,” comes from the Latin word, alter, which means “other.” The 19 th century French philosopher, Auguste Comte, defined altruism as “the op- posite...

...Laitman's new book not only demonstrates with examples from science and Kabbalah that the ego stands behind all human suffering, but also shows how we can use it to our benefit. With clear analyses of the human soul and its problems, the book provides a 'roadmap' indicating how we can achieve a new level of ex...

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The Suffering of Being Kafka

By: Sam Vaknin

...lish and Hebrew http://gorgelink.org/vaknin/ http://samvak.tripod.com/sipurim.html Poetry of Healing and Abuse http://samvak.tripod.com/contents.h... ...m Revisited http://samvak.tripod.com/ Created by: Lidija Rangelovska, Skopje REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S Short Fic... ... C O N T E N T S Short Fiction A Beheaded Cart Language of Black and Red On the Bus to Town The Butterflies are Laughing The Con Man ... ...own The Butterflies are Laughing The Con Man Cometh Janusz Courts Dinah My Affair with Jesus The Last Days The Future of Madeleine The Out Kid Pierre'... ...d issue table, the single chair, my scattered clothing, the metered rotary dial phone, the French and German television channels I cannot understand... ...kicked the ripeness of dispersing acorns. I stopped in front of Dudley's home – a medieval French chateau – to study yet again its contumacious con... ...." There is a cramped restaurant on the intersection, up the street, opposite the Military Academy. Every afternoon, for months now, I eat my duck ... ... on macro- economic matters. President of the Israel chapter of the Professors World Peace Academy (PWPA) and (briefly) Israel representative of the... ... the Narcissistic Abuse Study List and the Abusive Relationships Newsletter (more than 6000 members). Owner of the Economies in Conflict and Transit...

A second volume of short stories and poetry translated from the Hebrew.

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Fuzzy and Neutrosophic Analysis of Women with Hiv/Aids

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

... FUZZY AND NEUTROSOPHIC ANALYSIS OF WOMEN WITH HIV/AIDS With Specific Reference To Rural Tamil Na... ... Rural Tamil Nadu in India W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy Department of Mathematics Indian Institute of Technology, Madras Chennai – 60003... ...o Gallup, NM 87301, USA e-mail: smarand@gallup.unm.edu Translation of the Tamil interviews by Meena Kandasamy H E X I S Phoen... ...peer reviewed and recommended for publication by: Dr. L. Bojilov, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria. Prof. G. Tica, M. Viteazu Colleg... ...iteazu College, Bailesti, jud. Dolj, Romania. Dr. P. Konstantinova, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria. Copyright 2005 by W. B. Vasa... ... ISBN: 1931233-96-9 Standard Address Number: 297-5092 Printed in the United States of America 3 CONTENTS Preface ... ...tims of HIV/AIDS. In most of 11 the cases they are deserted by their family members. Still we cannot say that there are strong supportive groups f... ...y pay. Their routine is very rigorous, hours of sleep very less yet the male members after a day’s labour consume alcohol and invariably in many fa... ...terest is in information fusion were he works with Dr.Jean Dezert from ONERA (French National Establishment for Aerospace Research in Paris) in crea...

...Fuzzy theory is one of the best tools to analyze data, when the data under study is an unsupervised one, involving uncertainty coupled with imprecision. However, fuzzy theory cannot cater to analyzing the data involved with indeterminacy. The o...

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Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley ... ...u by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...l like bread; all the more if it has the sanction, as it will have, of the Academy of Sciences. My good Monsieur Vauquelin will perhaps help me once m... ...the house of Matifat, the Abbe Loraux, confessor and director of the pious members of this coterie, with a few other persons, made up the circle of th... ...elt’s on the piano, and singing a ballad; or when he found her writing the French language correctly, or reading Racine, father and son, and explainin... ... Astronomers lived on spiders. These striking points of information on the French lan- guage, on dramatic art, politics, literature, and science, will... ...a career of vice showed him for what he was, one of those good-for-nothing members of the body politic who seem the necessary evil of all good governm...

Excerpt: Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau by Honore de Balzac, translated by Katharine Prescott Wormeley.

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The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Lesser Bourgeoisie by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Worme... ...e by Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honoré de Balzac, trans. Katherine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...k of the Seine as it was under Charles IX. Why should not the historian of French society, a new Old Mortality, endeavor to save these curious express... ...igitte’s eyes Jerome was the handsomest and most charming man in the whole French Empire. T o keep house for this cherished brother, to be initiated i... ...son, the professor, is his idol; he thinks him capable of attaining to the Academy of Sciences. Thuillier, between the audacious nullity of Minard, an... ...partment on the third floor, with the furniture rigorously required by all members of his noble profession,—for the guild of barristers admits no brot... ...and also the council of at- torneys, exercise severe discipline over their members. A bar- rister liable to go to Clichy would be disbarred. Consequen...

...Excerpt: Here, madame, is one of those books which come into the mind, whence no one knows, giving pleasure to the author before he can foresee what reception the public, our great present judge, will accord to it. Feeling almost certain of your sympathy ...

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The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ine Prescott Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley... ...t Wormeley A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Deputy of Arcis by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publi... ...s by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e Gondreville, the Keller Bros., the Cinq-Cygnes, or even, the King of the French. The numerous partisans of old Gondreville, the king of the departme... ...d not been the son of an ardent Bonapartist, he belonged to a family whose members had justly incurred the animosity of the Cinq-Cygne family, owing t... ...ng a demo- crat? T o me, progress is fraternity re-established between the members of the great French family. We cannot conceal from ourselves that m... ...me, progress is fraternity re-established between the members of the great French family. We cannot conceal from ourselves that many sufferings—” At t... ... were already so apparent in the work he did for his examinations that the Academy, under pressure of opinion, decided to crown him—though he laughed ...

...Excerpt: All elections begin with a bustle before beginning to describe an election in the provinces, it is proper to state that the town of Arcis-sur-Aube was not the theatre of the events here related. The arrondissement of Arcis votes at Bar-sur-Aube, which is forty miles from Arcis; consequently there is no...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...AVELLI by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...CS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...ow that stir and whirl of human thought one calls by way of embodiment the French Revolution, has altered absolutely the approach to such a question. ... ...lying fragments of abortive salad. It was a fantastic massacre. It was the French Revolution of that cold tyranny, the vindictive overthrow of the pam... ...eigns as a stroked aphis exudes honey. It was like the new language of the Academy of Lagado to me, and I never learnt how to express myself in it, fo... ...easy, but its shifting audience, the comings and goings and hesitations of members behind the chair—not mere audience units, but men who matter—the de... ...ity, with a tremendous eclat. There was visibly a fol- lowing of Socialist members to Chris Robinson; mysteriously uncommunicative gentlemen in soft f...

Excerpt: The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells.

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Beatrix

By: Honoré de Balzac

...x by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...he du Guaisnics. Old as the granite of Brittany, the Guaisnics are neither Frenchmen nor Gauls,—they are Bretons; or, to be more ex- act, they are Cel... ... game (the innocence of which is only surpassed in the nomenclature of the Academy by that of La Bataille) a passion corresponding to that of the hunt... ..., the literature of the dead languages, and to a very restricted choice of French writers. When, at sixteen, he began what the Abbe Grimont called his... ...anticists palpitated on all sides,—in the newspapers, at the clubs, at the Academy, everywhere. Since then, Camille Maupin has written several plays a... ...ho foresaw the future. Napoleon had also said, “I shall be there!” for the members of the Institute; to whom they had better give no salary than send ...

...Excerpt: Note. It is somewhat remarkable that Balzac, dealing as he did with traits of character and the minute and daily circumstances of life, has never been accused of representing actual persons in the two or three thousand portraits which he painted of human nature....

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...LASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Main Street by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...SICS SERIES PUBLICATION Main Street by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...to give you a chance to get settled. I am Vida Sherwin, and I try to teach French and English and a few other things in the high school.” “I’ve been h... ...the next weekly bridge of the Jolly Seventeen. IV The Jolly Seventeen (the membership of which ranged from fourteen to twenty-six) was the social corn... ...z oval room, the Club de Vingt. To belong to it was to be “in.” Though its membership partly coincided with that of the Thanatopsis study club, the Jo... ...’ was the most interesting pa- per we had, the year we took up English and French travel and architecture. But— And of course Mrs. Mott and Mrs. Warre... ...nd noisy and breathless and ghastly expensive. But compared with the moldy academy in which I had been smothered—! I went to symphonies twice a week. ...

...Excerpt: This is America--a town of a few thousand, in a region of wheat and corn and dairies and little groves. The town is, in our tale, called ?Gopher Prairie, Minnesota.? But its Main Street is the continuation of Main Streets everywhere. The story would...

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Ordeal of Richard Feverel

By: George Meredith

...eorge Meredith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Ordeal of Richard Feverel by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...lication Ordeal of Richard Feverel by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Univer- sity. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...n pointer at his feet, had al- ready given audience to three distinguished members of the Feverel blood, who had come separately, according to their a... ...n of the title— “who wears the— you guess what! and marches along with the French sojers: a pretty brazen bit o’ goods, I sh’d fancy.” 50 Ordeal of R... ...cy.” 50 Ordeal of Richard Feverel Mademoiselle Lucy corrected her uncle’s French, but ob- jected to do more. The handsome cross boy had almost taken ... ...gh on hearing Adrian, in reminiscence of the ill luck of one of the family members at its first manifestation, call the uneasy spirit, Algernon’s Leg.... ...ments with two or three of the delica- cies of language she learnt at your Academy. I rather like to hear a woman swear. It embellishes her!” Mountfal...

Excerpt: Ordeal of Richard Feverel by George Meredith.

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The Kabbalah Experience

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... By Rav Michael Laitman PhD The Kabbalah Experience By Rav Michael Laitman PhD LAITMAN KABBALAH... ...Kabbalah Experience By Rav Michael Laitman PhD LAITMAN KABBALAH PUBLISHERS The Kabbalah Experience Executive Editor: Benzion Giertz Editors: Cla... ...enue West, Suite 532, Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1, Canada. Printed in Canada. No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written pe... ...f this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in cr... ... to develop the whole of physics or chemistry, and then starting to use these sciences. It would be similar to living like a Neanderthal without usi... ... Kabbalah books in Arabic, and Kabbalists in the middle ages wrote in ancient French. Again, a language is only an outer dressing to help convey info... ...t aims to discover the objective of creation. Be active and do things for the members of the group and the spiri- tual leader.  Begin to write ever... ...,” so to speak, from soul to soul, and if there is a strong bond between the members of the group, their body does not pose an obstacle on their pa... ...nt Kabbalist, hence a Zionist, and approved of establishing the first Israeli Academy of Arts “Betzalel” The Kabbalists’ attitude to the world is som...

...The Kabbalah Experience is one of the most fascinating books ever published in Kabbalah. It is a journey in time from the past to the future, in situations we might all experience at some point. Anyone who wants to learn how ...

...Introduction: The wisdom of Kabbalah teaches us how to live in the reality that is spread before us. It is a systematic method that has evolved over thousands of years, taught by a handful of unique individuals in every generation. Their t...

...T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S Chapter 1. The Thought of Creation ................................................... 13 Chapter2. The Wisdom of Kabbalah ................................................... 54 Chapter 3. The Study of Kabbalah ..........................

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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... ...TURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- Book 5 Our Visit to Singaling The Pearl of Southeast Asia 1 ... ... 1 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 5 MY VISIT TO SINGALING by Lemuel Gulliver XVI a... ... Table of Contents THE COUNTRY OF SINGALING ..................................................... ...mant that the laws which are to benefit society will be adhered to by the members of that society. And while those who might choose to leave this ad... ...ear the reduction of your Anglo population. The Britons, the Germans, the French, the Chinese all espouse the wish to keep their populations as ethn... ... is that having children is now a duty to your society and yourself. Some members of parliament call non-parents irresponsible. While the government ... ...ho have moved from poor to richer countries. “And don‟t forget that French President Nicolas Sarkozy is the son of a Hungarian immigrant.” ... ...5-34 2. Archives of General Psychiatry, Sept. 2007 73 3. American Academy of Pediatrics, vol. 116, 2005 4. Washington Times, August 1, 2004 ...

...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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Essays

By: Michel Eyquem de Montaigne

...n by John Florio (1553-1625) Book I. | Book II. | Book III. Note on the e-text: this Renascence Editions text was provided by Professor Emeritu... ...essor Emeritus Ben R. Schneider, Lawrence University, Wisconsin. It is in the public domain. "Florio's Translation of Montaigne's Essays was first p... ...e University, Wisconsin. It is in the public domain. "Florio's Translation of Montaigne's Essays was first published in 1603. In 'The World's Classic... ...al material was supplied by R.S. Bear from the Everyman's Library edition of 1910. Content unique to this presentation is copyright © 1999 The Univer... ...s XLVII. Of the uncertaintie of our Judgement XLVIII. Of Steeds, called in French Destriers XLIX. Of ancient Customes L. Of Democritus and Heraclitus ... ...thes; taught it to talke our tongue (though many-times with a jerke of the French Iargon) wouldset it forth to the best service I might; and to bette... ...ged in Plato, 'Follow thy businesse and know thy selfe;' Each of these two members, doth generally imply all our duty; and likewise enfolds his compa... ...Plato doth in some sort ascribe the naturall constitution of the intermall members of them, of the scraping of chickens, of the flight of birds, Aves... ...le be against them: To conclude, all that can be alleaged in favor of the Academy, is to say, that it was friendship, a thing which hath no bad refe...

...(Author to reader)--Reader, loe here a well-meaning Booke. It doth at the first entrance forewarne thee, that in contriving the same I have proposed unto my selfe no other than a familiar and private end: I have no respect or consideration at all, either to thy service, or to my glory: my force...

...They have a secret, unperceived and delicate beauty; he had neede of a cleere, farreseeing and true-discerning sight that should rightly discover this secret light. Is not ingenuity (according to us) cosin germaine unto sottishnesse, and a quality of reproach? Socrates maketh his soule ...

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

By: Sam Vaknin

... Pathological Narcissism – An Overview A Primer on Narcissism and the Nar cissistic ( ) Personality Disorder NPD The Narcissist's... ...cissistic ( ) Personality Disorder NPD The Narcissist's Entitlement of Routine – Pathological Narcissism A Dysfunction or a Blessing? ... ...t of Routine – Pathological Narcissism A Dysfunction or a Blessing? The Narcissist's Confabulated Life The Cult of the Narcissist Bibliog... ...sfunction or a Blessing? The Narcissist's Confabulated Life The Cult of the Narcissist Bibliography The Narcissist in the Workplace Th... ..., neighbors, erstwhile friends, and, finally, even by long-suffering family members who tire of his tirades and rants. Unable to work in a team, to ... ... complete obedience from his flock: his spouse, his offspring, other family members, friends, and colleagues. He feels entitled to adulation and sp... ...wd but everything is frozen and no one cheers like in the movies about the French revolution. Everyone gapes at this kid's lips through which he sa... ... 1990 to 1995 President of the Israel chapter of the Professors World Peace Academy (PWPA) and (briefly) Israel representative of the "Washington Ti... ... Many appearances in the electronic media on subjects in philosophy and the sciences, and concerning economic matters. Write to Me: palma@unet.com....

...The effects on victims and survivors of traumatic experiences, long-term and repeated abuse, and torture. Includes in-depth profile of the Narcissistic Abuser and hundreds of links to literature and resources....

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Life on the Mississippi

By: Mark Twain

...fe on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...on the Mississippi by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnish... ...ersity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and i... ..., for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Nei ther the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyo... ... THE M ISSISSIPPI is the body of the nation . All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations t... ...d throwing in civili zation and whiskey, ‘for lagniappe;’ and in Canada the French were schooling them in a rudimentary way, missionarying among them... ... value it or even take any particular notice of it. But at last La Salle the Frenchman conceived the idea of seeking out that river and exploring it. ... ...d the property and ‘shook’ him as he phrased it. After his mother shook him, members of the nobility with whom he was acquainted used their influence ... ...e is nothing strikingly remarkable about it; but one can say of it as of the Academy of Music in New York, that if a broom or a shovel has ever been u...

...Excerpt: The ?Body Of The Nation? But the basin of the Mississippi is the body of the nation. All the other parts are but members, important in themselves, yet more important in their relations to this. Exclusive of the Lake basin and...

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Bureaucracy

By: Honoré de Balzac

...y by Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...y Honore de Balzac, trans. Katharine Prescott Wormeley is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...- ing that “Genius is patience.” Placed in a position where he could study French adminis- tration and observe its mechanism, Rabourdin worked in the ... ...epartments, where the humbler clerks struggled vainly against degener- ate members of the aristocracy, who sought positions in the government bureaus ... ...overnment offices but idlers, incapables, or fools. Thus the mediocrity of French administration has slowly come about. Bureaucracy, made up entirely ... ...f these recon- ciliations he received the formal promise of a place in the Academy of Belles-lettres on the first vacancy. “It would pay,” he said, “t... ...that the minister was in the thick of a controversy raised by the nineteen members of the extreme Left, and that the session was likely to be stormy. ...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The Rabourdin household in Paris, where men of thought and study bear a certain likeness to one another, living as they do in a common centre, you must have met with several resembling Monsieur Rabourdin, whose acquaintance w...

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Vanity Fair

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...s One through Twenty-five) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- ... ...ne through Twenty-five) by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is fur- nis... ...y. This Portable Document file is fur- nished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State University nor Jim Manis, Faculty Editor, nor anyone... ...morning in June, there drove up to the great iron gate of Miss Pinkerton’s academy for young ladies, on Chiswick Mall, a large family coach, with two ... ...o come in, Miss Sharp ad- vanced in a very unconcerned manner, and said in French, and with a perfect accent, “Mademoiselle, je viens vous faire mes a... ...iselle, je viens vous faire mes adieux.” Miss Pinkerton did not understand French; she only directed those who did: but biting her lips and throwing u... ...a good leg), that she forthwith erected Crawley into a borough to send two members to Parliament; and the place, from the day of that illustrious visi... ...born), rector of Crawley-cum-Snailby, and of various other male and female members of the Crawley family. Sir Pitt was first married to Grizzel, sixth...

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The Confessions

By: J. J. Rousseau

...The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed fo... ...The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau THE CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of... ...E CONFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, 1903 A Penn State Electronic Class... ...NFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, 1903 A Penn State Electronic Classics ... ... 1903 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau by Jean Jacques Rousseau, trans. S. W. Orson is a publica... ...NFESSIONS OF JEAN JACQUES ROUSSEAU (In 12 books) Privately Printed for the Members of the Aldus Society London, 1903 BOOK I INTRODUCTION Among the not... ...imself from difficulties by saying he was not suf- ficiently versed in the French language. The next day, lest my indiscreet objections should injure ... ...eral books over fair, and trans- late commercial letters from Italian into French. All at once he thought fit to accept the before rejected proposal, ... ...nly of going to Paris, not doubt- ing that on presenting my project to the Academy, it would be adopted with rapture. I had brought some money from Ly...

...Introduction: Among the notable books of later times-we may say, without exaggeration, of all time--must be reckoned The Confessions of Jean Jacques Rousseau. It deals with leading personages and transactions of a momentous epoch, when absolutis...

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