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Unlocking the Zohar

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...@kabbalah.info 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532, Toronto, oN, M2R 3X1, canada 2009 85th Street #51, Brooklyn, New York, 11214, USA Printed in can... ... 85th Street #51, Brooklyn, New York, 11214, USA Printed in canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permis... ...is book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critic... ... embodied in critical articles or reviews. ISBN 978-1-897448-59-5 Library of congress control Number: 2011903649 copy Editor: c. gerus Associate Ed... ...h, domination, respect, and knowledge. 12 uNloCkiNg the Zohar Throughout history, we have been trying to satisfy the needs that emerged in us. We h... ...the upper worlds. Kabbalah explains everything that has happened in human history: why we have developed one way and not another, and why all the wa... ...egative force that prods us from behind, as we have been doing throughout history: We would discover that something was missing and that we had no ... ...t theories out of them. Johannes Reuchlin (1455-1522), a german humanist, political counselor to the chancellor, and an expert in ancient languages ... ...i Baruch is not supported, funded, or otherwise tied to any government or political organization. About Bnei Baruch 431 Since the bulk of its activ...

...The Book of Zohar (Book of Radiance) is perhaps the most mysterious composition ever written. It contains the secrets of the whole of Creation, but until recently these secrets were shrouded in mystery and misconceptions. Now the Zo...

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Secret of the Sands

By: Aren, Rai and E., Tavius

... Published by RFS Publications This book is a work of fiction. Name, characters, places, and incidents are pro... ... Cover and interior design by Jeremy Robinson: www.jeremyrobinsononline.com No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner whatso... ...or reproduced in any manner whatsoever without the written permission, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in critical articles and revi... ...nds 9 She reflected on how the one thing that has been missing from Egypt’s ancient history were written records of how and why its’ magnificen... ...nside the house to show my dad what I’d found, imagining the most incredible finds in the history of archaeology, things the whole world would talk ... ...talk about. He would always play along and together we’d make up some fantastical ancient history for my ‘relics’.” She paused, lost in the memory. ... ...fluence only to the Royal Family itself. For generations, the Draxens had exerted strong political influence over Kierani affairs and had been invol... ...mself, that he does not need or want our help, and in effect he will have severed certain political ties with us. Then, the next thing we know, the ... ...riends since college. They are busy busi- ness professionals residing in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. Their common interests in ancient Egypt and archae...

...For 12,000 years a dark and deadly secret has been hidden deep below the Great Sphinx of Giza. In present day Egypt, a frightening, yet awe-inspiring story unravels as archaeologists race against time to decipher an ancient truth? A deep probing mystery riddled with prophecy and danger, Secret of the Sands use...

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The Point in the Heart

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...The Point in the Heart A Source of Delight for My Soul Michael laitMan l ait Man Kabbalah Publishers 3 T... ...aitMan l ait Man Kabbalah Publishers 3 The Point in the Heart A Source of Delight for My Soul 4 the Point in the heart A Source of Delight for My... ... 85th street #51, brooklyn, new York, 11214, usa Printed in canada no part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permi... ...t was written by a group of ten great Kabbalists, a group unparalleled in history. they created a bridge of language, information, and feel- ings, fo... ...e called “the end of correction” (of the human ego). 9 4 t hroughout the history of humanity, there was only one period in which the wisdom of Kabb... ...il in the world is born out of people’s egoistic nature. From the dawn of history the human ego has been incessantly growing and developing, driving... ... 1 0 6 1. Globalization has turned into a factor that affects finan- cial, political, and cultural development. it encompasses the international mark... ...s, and the lives of each and every one of us. however, it does not solve political, financial, social, cultural, or religious problems. 2. to help p... ... Baruch is not supported, funded, or otherwise tied to any government or political organization. 1 2 0 Since the bulk of its activity is provided f...

...ed a moment to reflect, to be alone with your thoughts, this book will help you rediscover your inner compass. The Point in the Heart is a collection of excerpts from a man whose wisdom has earned him devoted students worldwide. Michael Laitman, a scientist and a Kabbalist, presents ancient wisdom in a compelling style. These stormy days, his site, www.kabbalah.info, offer...

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From Chaos to Harmony

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...Chaos to Harmony The Solution to the Global Crisis According to the Wisdom of Kabbalah Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Translation: Chaim Ratz Editor: C... ...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... ...abbalah Publishers 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532, Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1, Canada 194 Quentin Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Print... ...uentin Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in Canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written p... ...f an individual, and throughout the generations. Examining the evolution- ary history of other species, such as primates, indicates that several tho... ...cess of desire-evolution happens not only in the whole of humanity throughout history; it happens in the private lives of each of us as well. These ... ...he.” Regrettably, today their words seem more pertinent than ever. Throughout history, we believed that better times were ahead, that we would progr... ... lating suicide rates, violence, terror, eco-tragedies, social, economic, and political instability. We are at a crossroads. We are beginning to sobe... ... will occur, as it did on Yom Kippur, 1973, and 70% do not trust the present political and military leaderships.” Moreover, we are not only failing ...

...amples 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 existence and fulfillment....

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Kabbalah for Beginners

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...@kabbalah.info 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532, Toronto, oN, M2R 3X1, Canada 194 Quentin Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed i... ...nada 194 Quentin Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in Canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner witho... ...in Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in Canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written perm... ... 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... ...se of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Laitman, Michael. Kabbalah for... ...neI b aruch ...................................................... 186 History and o rigin .......................................................... ...staff members of the Ashlag Research Institute (ARI). PART oNE The History of Kabbalah T here is no real difference between the history of ... ...lah T here is no real difference between the history of Kabbalah and the history of the world, except that Kabbalah tells the same story from the s... ... Baruch is not supported, funded, or otherwise tied to any government or political organization. Since the bulk of its activity is provided free of ...

...The Kabbalist Rabbi Laitman, who was the student and personal assistant to Rabbi Baruch Ashlag from 1979-1991, follows in the footsteps of his rabbi in passing on the wisdom of Kabbalah to the world. This book is based on sources that were passed down by Rabbi Baruch's father, Rabbi Yehuda Ashlag, the author of the commentaries on The Book of Zohar, who conti...

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Shamati

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...o@kabbalah.info 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532, Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1, Canada 194 Quentin Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in... ...in Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in Israel No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permi... ...s book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in criti... ...ase of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Ashlag, Yehudah. Shamati = (I ... ...monstrates that ego has been the basis for all suffering throughout human history, but also shows how we can turn our plight to pleasure. The book c... ...ntic Kabbalah texts that were passed down from generation to generation. HISTORY AND ORIGIN In 1991, following the passing of his teacher, Rabbi Bar... ... is distributed for free in every major U.S. city, as well as in Toronto, Canada, London, England, and Sydney, Australia. It is printed in English, ... ...i Baruch is not supported, funded, or otherwise tied to any government or political organization. Since the bulk of its activity is provided free of ... ...NTACT BNEI BARUCH 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532 Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1 Canada 194 Quentin Rd, 2nd floor Brooklyn, New York, 11223 USA E-mail: inf...

...is prime student, Michael Laitman, to his bedside and handed him a notebook, whose cover contained one word-Shamati (I Heard), containing transcripts of Rabash's conversations with his father, Yehuda Ashlag, author of a complete commentary on The Zohar. The following morning the Rabash perished.Following Rabash's legacy to disseminate the Kabbalah, Laitman published the no...

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The Zohar: Annotations to the Ashlag Commentary

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...o@kabbalah.info 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532, Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1, Canada 194 Quentin Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in... ...in Rd, 2nd floor, Brooklyn, New York, 11223, USA Printed in Israel No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permi... ...s book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in criti... ...ase of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Laitman, Michael. The Zohar: a... ...ly of the spiritual world and man’s ascension to it, and not at all about history or about our world. Garments—attributes, desires, Kelim. Generally,... ...nstantly passed to the impure forces. The Torah does not tell us about the history of an ancient nation, but about the structure of the spiritual deg... ...rything that is written in the Torah should not be perceived by us not as history, but as an instruction manual. All the actions described in the To... ...is distributed for free in every major U.S. city, as well as in T oronto, Canada, London, England, and Sydney, Australia. It is printed in English, ... ...i Baruch is not supported, funded, or otherwise tied to any government or political organization. Since the bulk of its activity is provided free of...

...The Book of Zohar (The Book of Radiance) is an ageless source of wisdom and the basis for all Kabbalistic literature. Since its appearance nearly 2,000 years ago, it has been the primary, and often only, source used by Kabbalists. ...

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Kabbalah for the Student

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... 2009 85th street, #51, Brooklyn, NY 11214, USA Printed in Canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permi... ...s book may be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission of the publisher, except in the case of brief quotations embodied in criti... ...ase of brief quotations embodied in critical articles or reviews. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Kabbalah for the student. — — 1s... ...o f T h e w i s d o m o f Ka b b a l a h Before I go about elucidating the history of the wisdom of Kabbalah, conversed about by many, I find it nece... ...ch I believe so few know. And naturally, it is impossible to speak of the history of something before we know the thing itself. Although this knowled... ...ot received. After all, we have no economic independence, and there is no political independence without economic independence. Moreover, there is n... ...ent, for then we will rid ourselves of any torment that the developmental history has in store for us from this day forth. Thus, we should scrutiniz... ...none else besides Him.” It is clear to the members of Bnei Baruch that the political, economic, and global situation depends solely upon teaching thi... ...many have already said that even the intelligence in craftsmanship and in political conducts is present, with great wisdom, in many elements in the ...

...av Yehuda Ashlag, and his son and successor, Rav Baruch Ashlag, offer modern readers valid answers to life's most vital question: What is the meaning of my life? Their interpretations of The Book of Zohar and The Tree of Life explain how we can benefit by using the ancient wisdom of Kabbalah on a day-to-day basis. Additionally, clear illustrations accurately depict the evo...

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The Life of John Sterling

By: Thomas Carlyle

...omas Carlyle A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Life of John Sterling by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...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... ...cument or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Life of John Sterling by Thomas Carlyle, the Pennsylvania State University, Elec... ...itle was, who in the latter period of his life became well known in London political society, whom indeed all England, with a curious mixture of mocke... ...ght, on certain terms? What is indispens- able let us not omit to say. The history of a man’s child- hood is the description of his parents and enviro... ...his parents and environment: this is his inarticulate but highly important history, in those first times, while of articulate he has yet none. Edward ... ..., along with his three livings and high acquaintanceships, had inher- ited political connections;—inherited especially a Gov- ernment Pension, with su... ...e with which I was wont to carry to his seat a well-thumbed duodecimo, the History of Greece by Oliver Goldsmith. I remember the mental agonies I endu... ... Vetus, strenuously fighting there, had become considerable in the talking political world; and, no doubt, was especially of mark, as that of a writer...

...Introduction: Near seven years ago, a short while before his death in 1844, John Sterling committed the care of his literary Character and printed Writings to two friends, Archdeacon Hare and myself. His estimate of the bequest was far from overweening; to few men could the small sum-total of his activities in this world seem more i...

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Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life LAITMAN KABBALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbal... ...ALAH PUBLISHERS Rav Michael Laitman, PhD Kabbalah, Science and the Meaning of Life Translation: Chaim Ratz Proofreading: Kate Weibel Editor: Cla... ...lah Publishers E-mail: info@kabbalah.info KABBALAH, SCIENCE AND THE MEANING OF LIFE Copyright © 2006 by MICHAEL LAITMAN All rights reserved Publis... ...abbalah Publishers 1057 Steeles Avenue West, Suite 532, Toronto, ON, M2R 3X1, Canada Printed in Canada No part of this book may be used or reproduced... ...desire for pleasure has been the force behind human evolu- tion throughout our history. The desire for pleasure evolves through several stages. In th... ...ved over thousands of years and been disseminated among Kabbalists throughout history. I would like to briefly review the key points in this process... ...d motion were all formed, and how the will to receive will evolve. Our entire history is determined by the evolution of our will to receive; this ca... ...roblems in every field of contemporary life. In ecology, psychology, social or political science, in every field of science we are faced with the abs... ...U T K A B B A L A H Johannes Reuchlin (1455-1522) Reuchlin, a German humanist, political counselor to the Chan- cellor, a classics scholar and an expe...

...Kabbalah, Science & the Meaning of Life traces the milestones of the evolution of science with which we are familiar, such as Newton’s and Einstein’s theories but goes further to present the science of Kabbalah as the basis for understanding the hidden part...

...Foreword: The essence 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 forc...

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The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater

By: Thomas de Quincey

...QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Penn... ...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... ...t or for the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey, the Pennsylvania State Univ... ...BLE TO MERELY HUMAN SCIENCE ...................... 54 SCHLOSSER’S LITERARY HISTORY OF THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURY ...................... 60 FOX AND BURKE .... ................................................ 137 FALSIFICATION OF ENGLISH HISTORY ...................................................................... ...upon their voices, previously so loud. The tragic drama read aloud its own history, and the succession of its several steps—few and summary. The murde... ...l, by embarking his small capital of talent on the springtide of a furious political collision, brought back an ampler return for his little invest- m... ... decorous nation, and closely connected, upon principles of fidelity under political suffer- ing, with the Roman Catholics, to say little in his own d... ...f the public, not admitted to the secret—and equally exaggerated as to its political power by the government in the hush-money for its future suppres-...

Excerpt: The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey.

...Contents The Note Book of an English Opium-Eater ...4 THREE MEMORABLE MURDERS .............................................................................................. 4 THE TRUE RELATIONS OF THE BIBLE TO MERELY HUMAN SCIENCE.....................

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The Kumulipo

By: Will Kyselka

...The Kumulipo (“Beginning-in-deep-darkness”) is the sacred creation chant of a family of Hawaiian alii, or ruling chiefs. Composed and transmitted entirely in the oral tradition, its two thousand lines provide an extended genealogy proving the family’s divine origin and tracing the family history f...

... Twenty years have passed since the publication of Martha Warren Beckwith?s translation and extended annotation of the Kumulipo, a Hawaiian cosmogonic and genealogical chant. When it appeared in 1951 she was celebrating her eightieth birthday. Except for one or two brief n...

...I.The Prose Note. 7 --Ii. Rank In Hawaii. 11 -- Iii. The First-Born Son And The Taboo. 15 -- Iv. Lono Of The Makahiki. 18 --V. Captain Cook As Lono. 22 --Vi. Two Dynasties. 25vii. The Master Of Song. 35 -- Viii. Prologue To The Night World. 42 -- Ix. The Refrain Of Generation. 50 --X. Birth Of Sea And Land Life. 55 -- Xi. The...

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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... ...ties to surrounding nature, the habitat, but to 'reality', those economic, political and social conditions that the natural environment also impacts u... ... 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 - ... ...ntrol National developmental ideology - national developmental ritualism - political sociodramas - state, national cultural hierarchy - ethics interna... ...ion and identity - language of technosystems, official national language - political world views - national utopias National media lore - national art... ...nd entertainment - consumer culture - national heroes and idols - national history C. Postlocal culture Global environment - urban technonature - glo...

...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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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...arcissistic ( ) Personality Disorder NPD The Narcissist's Entitlement of Routine – Pathological Narcissism A Dysfunction or a Blessing? ... ...sfunction or a Blessing? The Narcissist's Confabulated Life The Cult of the Narcissist Bibliography The Narcissist in the Workplace Th... ...rcissist in the Workplace Narcissism in the Boardroom The Professions of the Narcissist Narcissists in Positions of Authority Narcissistic... ...f narcissism"? Human collectives – states, firms, households, institutions, political parties, cliques, bands – acquire a life and a character all t... ...iduals it is comprised of, the stronger the bonds of locale, language, and history – the more rigorous might an assertion of a common pathology be.... ... many an object in its path." (G.W.F . Hegel, "Lectures on the Philosophy of History") "Such beings are incalculable, they come like fate without caus... ...: a massive post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). APPENDIX: Strong Men and Political Theatres - The "Being There" Syndrome "I came here to see a co... ...ents. Their only duty is to the future. They are a-historical: they have no history and they are above history. Indeed, it is precisely this apparen... ...on, intimidation, and collusion with Western interests, both commercial and political. The new "democracies" are thinly-disguised and criminalized p...

...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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Bail Yourself Out

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...er a broad, hopeful perspective on the current world crisis. a Professor of o ntology, a Ph.d . in Philosophy and Kabbalah, and an m.Sc. in medical... ...and an m.Sc. in medical bio-cybernetics, laitman combines all three felds of expertise to address the extraordinary challenges facing us today. i n ... ...there is no trade—only isolation and paralysis. this mistrust is a result of a 2. natural process that has been evolving for millennia and is culmin... ... in March, 2009 to stop the highest cresting of the Red River in recorded history. while this trend is certainly welcome, a few sporadic and sponta... ... If we knew then about the de- sire to receive and the desire to give, the history of humanity would be very different from the bloody march of foll... ...d sciences. with humanities, it will be truly refreshing to examine human history and various societies with the interplay of desires in the forefr... ... will never see an end of trouble until... lovers of wisdom come to hold political power, or the holders of power... become lovers of wisdom.” --Pl... ...eyond how we build our economic system, our education system, or even our political system. It is a change in our understanding of life, and as a r... ... 10, politi- cians will not worry about losing votes because they’ve lost political arguments. on the contrary, if a politician is able to change hi...

...Everything that exists is an outcome of interaction between two forces--giving and receiving. When they work in harmony, life flows peacefully in its course. When they collide, we must deal with calamities and crises of great magnitude, says Prof. Michael Laitma...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ... XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to lif... ...le of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to life. The existence of a right implies obligations or duties of third parties toward... ...ully hand over the management of our daily lives and the setting of priorities to a political class or elite is thoroughly discredited. Politicians ... ...t closer to the right. Anarchism is an umbrella term covering disparate social and political theories - among them classic or cooperative anarchism... ...n), and communitarian anarchism (Daniel Guerin). The narrow (and familiar) form of political anarchism springs from the belief that human communiti... ...perty are secondary asymmetries, not primary ones. There have been periods in human history and there have been cultures devoid of either or both. T... ...w it "selected"? The Universe is constrained in this "selection process" by its own history, but its history is not synonymous with the Laws of Natu... ...lf evident: the Universe "selected" both the Natural Laws and, as a result, its own history, in a process akin to Natural Selection. Whatever increa...

...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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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of power within m... ...L For becoming my smart, beautiful bride in 1949 and then giving fully of herself to me and our wonderful family incomparable love, care, feeding... ...ove, care, feeding, fun, and friendship. Also for her perceptive editing of my copy over many decades, especially during the writing of this book.... ...take less than a century to create the largest contiguous empire in world history. 10. Mongols Open the Way They open the gate blocking direct h... ...lly until Mergenthaler built his Linotype. But Ottmar’s name fell through history’s cracks. 18. ―The Eighth Wonder of the World‖ Although as lat... ...to the start of the Epilogue. This is because my own perspective on the history of the written word is tied so powerfully to the history of eBooks... ...amous roads became unsafe, and barbarians threatened on every border. Its political and financial systems were foundering. By 410 AD, the empire ... ...nnia, Gutenberg‘s print technology did the following:  Opened paths to political, scientific, and industrial revolutions.  Formed the basis of ... ...‖—common citizens who could afford to hurl their ideas into a democracy’s political ring. Flexible in size, pamphlets could communicate expressi...

...This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up the best and most valuable books....

... listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make sense of speech. -- 2. The Gift of Memory-For millennia, mnemonics reigned over commerce, news, entertainment, and the perpetuation and refinement of crafts. -- 3. From Whence Cometh Indo-European Tongues?-Did a freshwater lake com...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... 0 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Uto... ...l Motivations 1 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Uto... ................................................................................................................................. 17 Combinations of Nee... ... learn and how we perceive things that I don‘t want to confuse you. I could probably start at a hundred different points, but let‘s go back in histor... ...ed on modern neuroscience. But there is no question that his insights were critical to Western thinking. He was one of the great minds of our histor... ...rtainly there are things that need to be learned by rote—spelling, writing, the multiplication tables, and so forth. But video games can teach histor... ...or being the toughest inmate, the power gained from being in the best school or on the best team—the examples are endless. Then there are the politi... ... in our children and young adults the abilities to have power to do some things well. This can be in the vocational, avocational, familial or politi... ...is often valued by the newsmen. But is press freedom more valuable to a Muslim whose prophet has been defiled? It is religious values versus politi...

...Table of Contents IN THE HOTEL 8 LOOKING FOR HAPPINESS 10 WE MUST THINK MORE DEEPLY—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING 20 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS 24 -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES -- 24 SELF-CENTEREDASSUMPTIONS 32 GODBASEDASSUMPTIONS 41 C...

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