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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...elovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ...es (Edward VIII) and Wallis Simpson in 1936 is the stuff of romantic dramas. Alas, reality was a lot less inspiring. Even as she was being wooed by... ...d out of the Simpson household in July 1936. Nor was Wallis the Prince's first American liaison. He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, ... ...he goings-on, reported noting almost until the King's abdication. The European and American press, in contrast, provided extensive coverage of the ... ...ted and captured Bogotá, the capital city of Colombia in December 1814. After a series of uninterrupted military defeats, Bolivar exiled himself... ...sue development, infections and trauma from injuries. These were attributed by the participants to limited diets and urban congestion. People becam... ...Televa and Luxor of Sweden and became a consumer electronics group - manufacturing televisions and such. Nokia continued with its acquisitions ... ...ary.com suggests that it is derived from a Monty Python skit in their Flying Circus television show in 1970. In it a group of Vikings harass two pat...

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What Your Bank Doesn't Want You to Know : About Where to Invest Your Money

By: Lillian R. Villanova

...s book is meant solely as a broad guideline. It is meant to assist the Layperson in understanding the law as it pertains to buying Tax Lien Certifica... ...ins general definitions, guidelines and simple forms. It will assist the reader in understanding the general principles involved, and in drafting s... ...strategy can be modified. For now, let’s keep it simple. Set up for yourself a series of simple steps designed to get you to your ultimate goal an... ... So, the opening bid on each certificate being sold by auctioneer would be 16%. Participants would bid 15 ½, 15 etc till you get to the point where ... ...that is made after its due date is in arrears. It usually refers to the sum of a series of unpaid amounts, such as rent, installments on an account ... ...re individually owned. It refers to title to a unit of real property which, in reality, is the airspace which an apartment, office or store occupie... ...l be settled by arbitration in accordance with the rules, then obtaining, of the American Arbitration Association, and judgment upon the award rende... ... or improper noises, or otherwise disturb other residents; (j) Keep all radios, television sets, stereos, phonographs, etc., turned down to a level... ...t offer education on “tax relief.” They have as their goal the education of the American public as to the tax saving strategies they can use to cut...

...ther institutional investors enjoy high yield returns on their money, many times using the capital provided by the small investor, such as you and I. In exchange for the use of that capital, they pay interest rates that ar...

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Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ers 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532, Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1, Canada Printed in Canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner... ...reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or revie... ..............................................................84 The Structure of Reality ...........................................................92 P... .......................................................92 Part III: Perception of Reality ........................................................113 Bui... ...sed dis- cussions and public presentations. Following the introduction of the participants, Dr. Laitman gave an overview of Kabbalah, explaining the... ...to ten languages. His daily lessons are broad- cast live and recorded on cable television in the US, in Israel, and on the Internet to tens of thousa... ...uction company, producing documentaries and edu- cational films aired on cable television networks in Israel, North America, and Europe. Additionally... ... the Upper World to our world and back. As individuals, we then become active participants, conduits through which the flow travels from above downw... ...e Know?, offers a good exam- ple of that concept with a story about the Native Americans who PA RT I I I : P E RC E P T I O N O F R E A L I T Y 122 ...

...liar, such as Newton’s and Einstein’s theories but goes further to present the science of Kabbalah as the basis for understanding the hidden parts of reality which scientists are now discovering. While other sciences research the definable world around us, Kabbalah teaches us how the spontaneous changes occurring within us affect our surrounding reality. The wisdom of Kabb...

...sence of human nature is its perpetually evolving desire for pleasure. To realize this desire, we feel compelled to discover, invent, and improve our reality. The gradual intensification of the desire for pleasure has been the force behind human evolution throughout our history....

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Interview with the Future

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... Interview With The Future PREFACE Part 1: A Science to Understand Reality 1. A Hidden World 2. Gravity 3. The Power of a Directed desire 4... ... of Creation and the Correction A. The Sin B. The Laws of Correction 6. In the End of Days 7. The Spiritual Gene and the Reshimot Part 2: Reali... ... 7. A Chosen People 8. Permission to Practice Kabbalah 9. A Kabbalistic Reality 10. Kabbalah as a Daily Reality 11. Becoming Religious 12. A Spi... ...t 1. The Acceleration of the Reshimot 2. Return to the Root 3. The Point in the Heart Part 4: Contact With The Upper One 1. A Spiritual Destinati... ... literally want to die. However, he will not be able to stop living. The Americans have already written on their Dollar: ‘In God We Trust’; the Ara... ... is not inflexible in man, but evolves during his life. The program is a series of consecutive data commands. Each commandment is called a “Reshimo... ...North America, in lectures that I give in universities, and in radio and television interviews, I am critically asked by non-Jews: Why aren’t you d... ...studying, circulating in anyway they can, through the Internet, radio and television, and in the written press. But there is still a significant cha... ...es have been lost, but once we've learned the reasons for the war and its participants, we will most likely find our fellow countrymen there – eith...

...ng revealed like an open book, to all people of all backgrounds. The wisdom of Kabbalah is a contemporary method that reveals how to achieve the best in life. An Interview with the Future is intended for every person who wants to learn about Kabbalah. It is clear and concise in presenting authentic Kabbalah terminology and practice that will lead one to the purpose of life...

...Preface: Part 1: A Science to Understand Reality // 1. A Hidden World // 2. Gravity // 3. The Power of a Directed desire // 4. Proper Development // 5. The sin of Creation and the Correction // A. The Sin // B. The Laws of Correction // 6. In the End of Days // 7. T...

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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 “... ... Return to Earth “. . . And Gulliver Returns” 2 --In Search of Utopia— “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search ... ... Poland or Venezuela but would have been considerably less than the poorest American state, Mississippi, with an average per capita income of $18,00... ...y by screens. And with the exception of the newer additions, few rooms have televisions to help patients while away the painful hours. Operations, if... ... the many thousands of children, both boys and girls, who are the unwilling participants in the child sex trade—pawns of the pedophiles in hotel room... ...ea that Jews and Asians should be kept in lowly places has given way to the reality of Jews, Chinese and Japanese outperforming their Anglo-Christian... ... better place.” — “Thank you commander. I recently saw a British television program that looked at the ecological footprint that each per... ...pulation in the style of the average Californian is not only ephemeral, its reality can never be. We may be embalmed by a hope for our future, but d... ...ough to go around and give everyone the equivalent income of today’s average American or Brit. The other day I mentioned the wealth of the world when...

...ine and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search ...

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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 ... ... Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gul... ...s losing one‘s job. Sex makes us happier, as does enjoying one‘s job. The Americans, who spend much more time working are much higher on the happine... ...ed at home, in your neighborhood or in school is the truth, divine truth. Americans eat with their forks in their right hands, Europeans with the for... ...irect your intellectual efforts in other directions—like into video games, television, or murder mystery books. Why learn the multiplication tables o... ... is an army of parrots proclaiming their beliefs a guarantee of objective reality. The reality of the universe, the universality of values, and the ... ...riches, we stick our heads in the sands of dreams and only remotely sense reality with our bare posteriors—which protrude into the real world.‖ 42 ... ...s. Pornography treats children and women as things, not humans. Films and television champion murder and revenge. Video games commonly teach violenc... ... are that it portrays sex as only an egotistic activity that degrades the participants—women and children particularly, but men also. There is evide...

...ine and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search ...

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Modelling of Rationality...and Beyond the Physics

By: Gh. C. Dinulescu

...(F) [ 3 + sup(T)+sup(I)+sup(F) [ 3 + sup(T)+sup(I)+sup(F) [ 3 + American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 2 GH. C. DINULESCU–CÂMPIN... ...THE PHYSICS American Research Press Rehoboth 2002 3 This book can be ... ... Research Press Rehoboth 2002 3 This book can be ordered in microfilm format from: Bell and Howell Co. (University of Microf... ... ISBN: 1-931233-48-9 Standard Address Number 297-5092 Printed in the United States of America 4 Dedication to a nation with... ...ritualize matter. We should not be mistaken by being idealistic without a reality or realistic without an ideal>. This cogitation, besides the explic... ...tion of the spatio-temporality into material (substantial), and spiritual reality, by two limits: the primary limit and the secondary limit. The mat... ...persensitive subconscious. (During a scientific broadcast of the Romanian television, a doctor whose credibility is indisputable and easy to verify,... ...cal matters were being discussed, it was obvious that the attention of all participants was otherwise directed. The detachment and fall, apparently w... ...ccount of Ceausescu. This reaction of those present demonstrated that the participants′ thoughts were not only one directional, but also one-way. T...

...f modern rationalism – issued the thesis of ?the right of rationality to re-examine all knowledge and to accept as truth only what appears as obvious in itself, through the angle of reason?. The Cartesian thesis has a testimonial deed in the Socratic assertion on ?the identity between the moral and the rational?....

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

... be accessed through the author’s website at http://james-boyle.com. Printed in the United States of America. ISBN: 978-0-300-13740-8 Library of Congr... ...served mockery. “Want that insignia torn off your car, Dad? Then it would be in the public domain, right?” My colleagues at Duke are one of the main i... ...s? Even the ones they claim to have been dictated by gods or aliens? Even if American copyright law requires “an author,” presumably a human one? 9 Ca... ...n. We have a simple word for, and an intuitive understanding of, the complex reality of “property.” Admittedly, lawyers think about property different... ...cal business? It is important to pause at this point and inquire how closely reality hews to the economic story of “nonexcludable” and “nonrival” publ... ...r the films of the Second World War, or footage on the daily lives of African-Americans during segregation, or the music of the Great Depression, or th... ...ness plans relied upon showing movies in theaters and then licensing them to television stations. VCRs and Betamaxes fit nowhere in this plan; they wer... ... way a contractor would build a house—with a toolkit of standard parts. iGEM participants spent the summer immersed in the growing field of synthetic b... ... the landmine patents that litter the technological landscape. As far as the participants are concerned, the patent pool is almost like the public dom...

...ll depend on a delicate balance between those ideas that are controlled and those that are free, between intellectual property and the public domain. In The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (Yale University Press) James Boyle introduces readers to the idea of the public domain and describes how it is being tragically eroded by our current copyright, patent,...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...elovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ... II. About "After the Rain" Containing the United States I. The Roots of Anti-Americanism II. Containing the United States III. Islam and Lib... ...pire V. The Democratic Ideal and New Colonialism VI. Add Me to the List VII. The American Hostel VIII. The Semi-failed State The War in Afghan... ...ltant position with a firm you formerly oversaw or regulated, your own talk show on television, a cushy job in the administration? The truth is tha... ... Kashmiri secessionism is terrorism and a Pakistani creation. This is very far from reality. More than 80% of Kashmiris would probably prefer indepe... ...ate hands - a rate similar to the free markets of Estonia, Slovakia and Hungary. In reality, though, the state still maintains intrusive involvement... ...luded from Iraq by Saddam and his semipternal dynasty and thus rendered second-tier participants. According to the conspiracy minded, they coaxed ... ...The Pentagon and the State Department are running similar programs with 100 and 240 participants, respectively. According to the Knight-Ridder News...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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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 ... ...R DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World ... ...tainment, sold to consumers that are ever more perverted and detached from reality. The same products of the consciousness industry are marketed to al... ...rom somewhere other than Western countries. In the final analysis, what is reality both in Western countries and elsewhere? Which parts of Western cul... ...es and they are like summer cottages, holiday homes of the rich. We have a television set and the young people watch it, but I don't care to watch. So... ...s to use genetic modification to produce and patent a variety suitable for American conditions. Potential cultivation of Jasmine rice by American supe... ... produced, and they have rather tended to be TV serials; cinemas show many American movies as is the case elsewhere in Asia. From citizen to gl... ... country's Scouting movement, but problems arose both among organizers and participants. Asian girls were horrified by the behaviour of Western youngs... ...country's health authorities decided to dole out contraceptives to foreign participants.(38 Asian countries are fighting against the spread of Western...

...worldviews of peoples of Thailand and Finland, the past and future of local cultures. Matti Sarmela started collecting material on Northern Thailand in 1972. Based on a longitudinal field study, he wrote his description of three villages in Lampang Province, and the changes in villagers' lives over three decades. The book also speaks through the voices of villagers themse...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...ect to the exception immediately following, this book may not be reproduced, in whole or in part, including illustrations, in any form (beyond that co... .... It can be accessed through the author’s Web site at http://www.jz.org. Set in Adobe Garamond type by The Composing Room of Michigan, Inc. Printed in... ...t carries data. 2 These are important questions, but they risk obscuring the reality that people’s experiences with the Internet are shaped at least a... ... $99 Timex/Sinclair Z-1000 or a $199 Texas Instruments TI-99/4A could use a television set as a display, and a standard audio cassette recorder to st... ...s, rather than leasing within institutional environments, became a practical reality, removing legal and business practice barri- ers to generative ti... ...nd: banks are designed with robbers in mind. Yet the assumption that network participants can be trusted, and indeed that they will be participants ra... ...he Generative Net 42 tral coordination and control. That success draws more participants to the gen- erative system. Then it stalls. Generative syste... ... accounted for an estimated 80 percent of the world’s total e-mail. 59 North American PCs led the world in De- cember 2006, producing approximately 46... ...demics, social analysts, and industry leaders surveyed by the Pew Internet & American Life Project in 2004 predicted serious attacks on network infras...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download f... ...fied. Attaining an achievement involves the construction of an ad-hoc mini theory. Reality has to be thoroughly surveyed, models constructed, one o... ...om any negative statement. This formal-logical trait reflects a deep psychological reality with unsettling consequences. A positive statement abou... ...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...ntral planning are precisely its randomness and its lack of self-awareness. Market participants go about their egoistic business, trying to maximiz... ...h an independent copy of a book of instructions). The receiver can be passive (as television is). In such a case we will not be justified in sayin... ...n and venality that the balance is restored. To minimize this imbalance, potential participants in corrupt dealings must be made to feel that they ...

Cyclopedia of issues in economics analyzed through the prism of the economies of countries in transition, emerging markets, and developing countries.

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samvak.tripod.com/film.html Download f... ...fied. Attaining an achievement involves the construction of an ad-hoc mini theory. Reality has to be thoroughly surveyed, models constructed, one o... ...om any negative statement. This formal-logical trait reflects a deep psychological reality with unsettling consequences. A positive statement abou... ...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...ntral planning are precisely its randomness and its lack of self-awareness. Market participants go about their egoistic business, trying to maximiz... ...h an independent copy of a book of instructions). The receiver can be passive (as television is). In such a case we will not be justified in sayin... ...n and venality that the balance is restored. To minimize this imbalance, potential participants in corrupt dealings must be made to feel that they ...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

... Seymour H. Fine With Foreword by Philip Kotler Originally Published in 1981 by Praeger Publishers. 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS TH... ...SS 14 Social Issues and Causes 14 SOME CONCEPTS AND THEIR ATTRIBUTES 15 INCREASE IN CONCERN WITH IDEAS 17 From Inner to Other-Directedness 17 Vol... ... former inferior roles. Moreover, as literacy rates rise, the number and concern of participants in idea transmission increase. New communication tec... ...f phenomena is the world of Ideas or Forms and for Plato this is the true realm of reality. In contrast to the phenomenal world, the realm of ideas ... ...d are more or less close reflections of the abstract ideas at the heart of a total reality which is thus given more than spatial and temporal dimens... ...to The New State of the Economy (Allvine and Tarpley 1977), Philip Kotler wrote: Americans will have to pay more attention to resource conservation... ...lives. (p. xiii) In the book the authors succinctly speak of reformulation of the American Dream such that our society will have “to expect less in... ...tic shared by all commodities, that is, that they must have perceived value to the participants, how do different offerings compare, one with anothe... ... so on. A transaction takes place, for example, when a person decides to watch a television program; he is exchanging his time for entertainment. ...

...An idea is taken for granted in the scheme of things. Someone exclaims, "I've got an idea!" What is it that he has? From where did he get it? How was it transmitted? How might it spread to others? What will be the effect of the acceptance of the idea? Th...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...e gently entwined the ebony rosary beads between his fingers, crossed himself in the supplicant tradition, and kissed the crucifix as he closed his ... ...e Vatican, the spiritual responsibility of guiding over one-billion Catholics in the area of faith and morals. This was his time to commune with his... ... is on the warpath again. I heard him shouting up and down the halls that the American Bishops were trying to rewrite Church Doctrine again.” Ignor... ...edo momentarily, but then he quickly reminded himself that this was the first American Pope in history, and more importantly the first one of Jewish... ...x waved off the rest of the reporters clamoring to get their face on national television. "You'll have many more opportunities for your questions i... ...atment. This is a national emergency. Drugs are being portrayed in movies and television as recreational, a way to have a good time and forget their... ...e a good time and forget their problems, so that they don’t have to deal with reality. I would like to hear the arguments in favor of drugs. Show me... .... He had always accepted his Faith, but now he had come face to face with the reality of its existence. He remembered the words of Joey McCully befo... ...attack. The two other men, Rodriguez and Ruiz, sat more like an audience than participants. "I didn't know I was buying anything," he said parrying...

...y before it; his white cassock cascaded across the red, soft cushion. He gently entwined the ebony rosary beads between his fingers, crossed himself in the supplicant tradition, and kissed the crucifix as he closed his eyes and began to recite out-loud the Five Holy Mysteries of the Rosary. His nightly reverie, before bed, calmed him and connected his soul to the subl...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...ts reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – writ... ... A Medium or a Message? http://samvak.tripod.com/internet.html World in Conflict and Transition http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html ... ...rs between the types of intermediaries are blurred. Barnes and Noble (the American bookstores chain) has, in effect, become a publisher. Many publis... ... The result was a globe encompassing network of academic institutions. The American Pentagon established the network of all networks, the ARPANET. Ot... ...y commercial software can still be downloaded for free. In many countries television viewers still pay for television broadcasts - but in the USA an... ...ems would no longer have any use. When the Star Trek Replicators become a reality, will it be illegal to actually use them? Will all food items be G... ...the future of e-books has never been shaken. Despite the fact that e-book reality replaced hype in 2000, and 2001 brought a temporary cyclical econo... ...e Net An Interim Report about the Future of the Internet Who are the participants who constitute the Internet? • Users - connected to the net ... ... Yet, everyone seems to agree that there are, at least, 100 million active participants in North America (the Nielsen and Commerce-Net reports). T...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...s reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write... ... or to samvaknin@gmail.com Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review" http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vakni... ...fits through the Employment Bureau. This is much like the very successful American and British schemes of “Welfare to Work”. I recommend linking ... ...re is 10% and in Ireland – 3%. In each 5-year period only 25% of low paid Americans are in a poor family at some point (the figure is 10% in the UK)... ...t reducing the working week from 39 to 35 hours will create more jobs. In reality, though, labour demand changes only in response to changes in prod... ...ially). While officially the labour-force stands at c. 800,000 people, in reality it comprises only 600,000 (down from 680,000 in 1990). The number ... ... the UK, the USA, and many other countries, sub- minimum wages are paid to participants in apprenticeship and training programs. Most of the unemploy... ... be part of the labour force. Until they find their first job – these new participants are unemployed. 3. Seasonal and Part Time Employment – Some... ...riodicals, and in the economic programs on various channels of Macedonian Television. Chief Lecturer in Macedonia in courses organized by the Agency...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ...ts power ruthlessly, as per public choice theories. Both views are caricatures of reality. Governments indeed seek to perpetuate their clout and i... ...tements? Prices, after all, are the outcome of numerous interactions among market participants, their greed, fears, hopes, expectations, and risk ... ...ll Street Journal has recently published an elegiac list: "Twenty years ago, cable television was dominated by a patchwork of thousands of tiny, fa... ...cts higher than they could have in a perfect competition free market with multiple participants. Worse still, oligopolies are going global. But ho... ...uch as the recently established African Trade Insurance Agency or the more veteran American OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation), the Bri... ...d a refund of all war and terrorist liabilities above $100 million per airline. The Americans later extended the coverage until mid-May. The Europea... ...ms. But this is a conveniently idealized picture which has little to do with grubby reality. Switching from one kind of investment to another incurs...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ... their shifting friendships and enmities and their pasilaly of violence. In this series of articles, I will attempt to study four such groups whi... ...andsome world media coverage) and kidnapping for ransom (like the kidnapping of the American Protestant Missionary Ellen Stone - quite a mysterious ... ...er and King Ferdinand of Bulgaria. How much of it was Balkan delusions and how much reality is still open to debate - but the man relished death and... ...htmares. The Sorbonne was never a good preparatory school to the academy of Balkan reality. Rugova's ideals were good and noble - Gandhi-like passi... ...d with its self-important figurehead (for instance, in September 1992). Successive American administrations funnelled money into the province and w... ...o the same conditions, including stress, multiplied and amplified by the number of participants. The second notion stipulates that group psychopath... ... other periodicals, and in the economic programs on various channels of Macedonian Television. Chief Lecturer in courses organised by the Agency o...

...The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a precursor to terrorism....

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...ovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchi... ..., the ebb and flow of new entrants) (iii) The present cash flows of current market participants The confluence of these three cash streams translat... ...urs fail - in knowing when to let go. Return The Myth of the Earnings Yield In American novels, well into the 1950's, one finds protagonists us... ...e in financial models of stock valuation. Faced with a dearth of dividends, market participants - and especially Wall Street firms - could obviousl... ...pt in the second, inaccessible, set of files. This second set of accounts reflects reality: who deposited how much, when and subject to which condi... ...all but impossible. There is no telling what were the contributions of drug barons, American off-shore corporations, or European and Japanese tax-ev... ... in Wonderland" markets fostered by investment banks and to reconnect with tangible reality With the disappearance of investment banks (those who s... ... other periodicals, and in the economic programs on various channels of Macedonian Television. Chief Lecturer in courses in Macedonia organised by ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and words that are not f... ...ed in this book, I have had to use various terms and words that are not found in dictionaries: beginning with the title. The word: ‘Splitness’ is ... ...g 212 Wonder and Worship Pg 213 Fear and Wonder Pg 218 Normality Pg 219 Reality Pg 220 Conclusion Chapter Four: Modern Humans Psychobiolo... ...ples, who are attracted to professions and careers which are not connected to reality and have nothing to do with practical physics and how the Univ... ...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B... ...heir children at day-care centers, after-school programs, comes home to watch television, and calls itself a family. Now the culture of ‘day care’ h... ...ct of Civilization on Humans 421 of humans removing themselves as detached participants in their own brain functions. It is a history showing ho... ... 730 warmly welcomed by the adulating worshipping 20 th century participants in Colonial house. But not one shot of her on camera as...

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The Fundamental Assumptions Underlying the Modern Study of Psychopathology Examined.

By: Sam Vaknin

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ... Disorders The Genetic Roots of Personality Disorders Defense Mechanisms B. Topics in Developmental Psychology The Narcissistic Parent The Narcis... .... Psychoanalysis, for instance, is often accused of being divorced from corporeal reality. Our genetic baggage makes us resemble a personal com... ...tware. It can play music, screen movies, calculate, print, paint. Compare this to a television set - it is constructed and expected to do one, and o... ...ingle purpose and a unitary function. We, humans, are more like computers than like television sets. True, single genes rarely account for any be... ...ttlefield between instinctual urges and drives (the id), the constraints imposed by reality on the gratification of these impulses (the ego), and th... ...r desirous exploits – the more they are likely to end up with a bundle of joy (the American saccharine expression for a newborn). Many children are... ...y who establish the relevance of Fairbairn and Guntrip … by pointing out that what American analysts label 'narcissism', British analysts tend to c... ...uch a clear-cut matter as it has been made out to be over millennia of taboo. Many participants claim to have enjoyed the act and its physical and ...

Psychopathology as the outcome of problems in early childhood development.

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...serials, bibliographies, dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference works in a number of languages and countries around the world. Our missio... ...ludes any service that offers this file for download or commercial distribution in any form, (See complete disclaimer http://WorldLibrary.net/Copyri... ... Uni­ versity. He was also required to maintain a rigorous teaching schedule in American Indian Culture and Artifacts. In addition, he had contracte... ...nian, accepted her fate, believing that the old man had simply lost touch with reality. Richard could never understand his father's resentment. Why... ...est. He of­ ten felt dumb in her presence when she started talking about Native American history. But right now all he could feel was how much he mi... ...c relations. You're still using that one site you restored in everyone of your television commercials running on those Sunday morning news shows, a... ... cameras went into high gear taking as much file footage as possible of all the participants for future newscasts. Hawk was mobbed by celebrities an... ...pering. The meeting would be held in his private conference room, which was, in reality, a sound stage with state-of-the-art and completely automate... ... could come up with was that Killion and the Sergeants were the only culpa­ ble participants. He informed Admiral Enfanti of his assessment of the s...

A One man's quest for truth, freedom and pure spirituality in a world without.

...Beside a riverbed, an old man sits lost in his thoughts; he is SEATTLE, Chief of the Suqamish Indians. He remembers his boyhood when his grandfather foretold him of his destiny, when he was told of the Web Of Life and his duties as it's protector. The Web of Life, ...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...abulated Life The Cult of the Narcissist Bibliography The Narcissist in the Workplace The Narcissist in the Workplace Narcissism in the... ...ssism in the Boardroom The Professions of the Narcissist Narcissists in Positions of Authority Narcissistic Leaders Narcissists in Positi... ...passive-aggressive, and psychoneurotic personality disorders and types. The American Psychiatric Association, based in Washington D.C., USA, publish... ...mendments do not constitute a part of the text of the DSM-IV-TR, nor is the American Psychiatric Association (APA) associated with them in any way.]... ...es wrapped around a shrivelled kernel of truth. But the distinction between reality and fantasy is rarely completely lost. Deep inside, the healthy ... ...end off hurt and to nurture the narcissist's grandiosity. He fails in his "reality test" – the ability to distinguish the actual from the imagined.... ...d the relegation to his capable hands of all decision-making. He forces the participants in his cult to be hostile to critics, the authorities, inst... ...ich Alexander the Great is an integral part. Not to be outdone, Macedonian television is now awash with a lengthy ad depicting the precocious leade... ...periodicals, and in the economic programs on various channels of Macedonian Television. Chief Lecturer in courses in Macedonia organised by the Agen...

...Narcissistic and psychopathic leaders come in all shapes and degrees of virulence. Learn to recognize them in various settings (the workplace, religion, politics) and to cope with the toxic fallout of their "leadership"....

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

By: Sam Vaknin

...abulated Life The Cult of the Narcissist Bibliography The Narcissist in the Workplace The Narcissist in the Workplace Narcissism in the... ...Mourning the Narcissist The Inverted Narcissist Torture, Abuse, and Trauma – In Fiction and Poetry Nothing is Happening at Home Night Terror A Dream C... ...passive-aggressive, and psychoneurotic personality disorders and types. The American Psychiatric Association, based in Washington D.C., USA, publish... ...mendments do not constitute a part of the text of the DSM-IV-TR, nor is the American Psychiatric Association (APA) associated with them in any way.]... ...es wrapped around a shrivelled kernel of truth. But the distinction between reality and fantasy is rarely completely lost. Deep inside, the healthy ... ...end off hurt and to nurture the narcissist's grandiosity. He fails in his "reality test" – the ability to distinguish the actual from the imagined.... ...d the relegation to his capable hands of all decision-making. He forces the participants in his cult to be hostile to critics, the authorities, inst... ... Formica furniture. I am the only one who sleeps there at night, facing the television set. Even guests are asked to watch this black-and-white won... ...periodicals, and in the economic programs on various channels of Macedonian Television. Chief Lecturer in courses in Macedonia organised by the Agen...

...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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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...phical essays and Musings http://www.narcissistic-abuse.com/culture.html World in Conflict and T ransition http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.htm... ...e and assimilate the Entropy that they themselves generate. This is done through a series of intricate and intertwined mechanisms: The Malthusian M... ...l, these models merely reflect choices of descriptive language, with no bearing on reality. Perhaps complexity and simplicity are not related at al... ...g "outside the box" and renders impossible the faithful perception of "objective" reality. So, what made mathematics so different and so triumph... ...the dual equivalent of weakly interacting five-branes (solitons) (Duff, Scientific American, February 1998). Later, a duality between solitonic and... ...nducted at the Parapsychology Laboratory of North Carolina's Duke University by the American psychologist Joseph Banks Rhine and in the more recent ... ... very processes of measurement and observation invariably influence and affect the participants and render this knowledge irrelevant. 3. Uniquene... ... other periodicals, and in the economic programs on various channels of Macedonian Television. Chief Lecturer in courses in Macedonia organised by ...

Essays and articles about modern physics, speculations in science, pseudo-science and the alleged incompatibility between God and modern science.

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Best of Freshman Writing 1 Best of Freshman Writing

By: Lucy Morrison

...of Four Volume 7 Student Voices A Commonwealth College Publication Editor in Chief Jim Manis Editor Lucy Morrison Associate Editors Liz Wright Suzann... ...the student essays contained herein were produced by students regis- tered in English 004, within the Commonwealth College of the Pensylvania Univer- ... ........................... 33 Dan Tyger “How September 11, 2001 Changed News Television”........................ 37 Best of Freshman Writing 3 Editoria... ... possibilities for why they left home. As I watched them, I thought of the television show, America’s Most Wanted. Could this couple be fugitives hidi... ...merica and for Western beliefs parallels Manson’s hatred for the Af- rican-American people and their culture. Manson clearly despised the black commu-... ...eptem- ber eleventh attacks on America, Bin Laden has shown his hatred for Americans and their culture through countless television briefings and lett... ...ry slowly in an effort to park his car. My brother wasn’t injured, but the reality and fear of such a trauma still lin- gered in the air. I began to h... ...the answers to these questions. One of the questions asked to the sur- vey participants by the Task Force con- cerned one of the greatest obstacles th... ...ed.: B2. 1 Nov. 2001 <http://poquest.umi.com>. Ruby, Jennie. “The shock of reality and the birth of compassion.” Off Our Backs 31.9 (Oct. 2001): n. pa...

...Excerpt: Welcome to the seventh volume of Best of ?. For the past half dozen years we were Best of Four, publishing the best writing in English 004 classes, primarily on the Hazleton campus. Two years ago we began accepting submissions from some of the other Commonwealth College campuses, and this year we made the big plunge into accepting submissions from...

............... 6 Adam Shaffer ?And Unknown Leader? .................................................................... 7 Khyati Valand ?A Neighborhood in India?............................................................... 9 Katie Aughenbaugh ?My Grandfather? ................................................................. 11 Devon Bowlin ?Almost Famous?.....................

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...HE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988–1992... ...Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–1998) 63 3. COUNTERTERRORISM EVOLVES 71 3.1 From t... ...Action 126 4.5 Searching for Fresh Options 134 5. AL QAEDA AIMS AT THE AMERICAN HOMELAND 145 5.1 Terrorist Entrepreneurs 145 5.2 The “Planes O... ...r stairwell with deviations p. 312 The Twin Towers following the impact of American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175 p. 313 The Penta... ...he work to Argenbright Security. 13 The checkpoint featured closed-circuit television that recorded all passengers, including the hijackers, as they w... ... plane had hit the Pentagon.We found no evidence that video teleconference participants had any prior infor- mation that American 77 had been hijacked... ...nd their duration. Still, his guidelines, like Levi’s, took account of the reality that suspicion of “terrorism, ” like suspicion of “subversion, ” co... ...fs than because of their acts. Smith’s guidelines also took account of the reality that potential terrorists were often members of extremist religious... ...d remained uncertain. It was never formally adopted by the principals, and participants in the Small Group now have little or no recollection of it. I...

...ent the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation?s capital at a time of great partisan division--have come together to present this repo...

... a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin?s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988?1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992?1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda?s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996?1998) 63 3. COUNTERTERR...

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