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An Alternate History of Social Housing

By: Ms. Natalya Nikolaeva
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The Point in the Heart

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...housands of years, providing fertile ground for the springing of diverse theories as to its essence. all of them were incor- rect. today, the study ... ...d study it scientifically. the different belief systems and religions are theories re- garding the hidden world (God) and the things this world comp... ... the hidden world (God) and the things this world compels us to do. these theories are diverse, often contra- dictory, and exist precisely because th... ... 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...

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The Silver Lining: Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...ur theoretical exercise says a lot about the vigorousness and applicability of our theories – and a lot about the real world out there. The owner's... ...e lower classes and decks. Was this a morally right decision? For sure, it was not politically correct, in today's terms. Class and money distincti... ...ws from a few vantage points: philosophy, artificial intelligence and some systems theories. An immediate question springs to mind: HOW will a rob... ... impolite, or psychologically abusive? Or offending religious sensitivities, being politically incorrect - are these injuries? The bulk of human (a... ...eases and famine. The politicization of environmental concerns runs the gamut from political activism to eco-terrorism. The environmental movement ... ...mental organizations are out to perpetuate themselves, fight heresy and accumulate political clout and the money and perks that come with it. They ... ...asured'. Social scientists started quantitative measurement 30 years ago, and even political science turned to hard numbers 15 years ago. Yet look ... ...re often cloaked as reasoning and ratiocination. We feel that certain discoveries, theories, and works of art are the outcomes of our toil and rati... ...Dreams are no different: when we are in them we obey this or that logic; construct theories about our environment, events, and actors; and assume o...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... became independent in 1811 and Bolivar, being a minor - though self-aggrandizing - political figure, had little to do with it. After his first majo... ...n a coup d'etat. Now, Bolivar was the oppressor. He has murdered, or exiled his political rivals throughout his career. He confiscated church fu... ...first elections. He was murdered - with his brother and four others - probably by a political opponent, U Saw, in 1947. http://www.geocities.com... ...e" - glow, shine, be white, or guileless. Hence the words candle, incandescent. Political candidates in Rome wore a chalk-powdered white toga. ... ...emocratic party. The "fire eaters" left it and established their own pro-secession political organization. Growing constituencies in the south - su... ...ity Disorder (NPD). The second part is an exposition of the various psychodynamic theories regarding pathological narcissism and a proposed new vo...

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The Hitler File : A Novel of Fact

By: Sam Vaknin

...y, he didn’t. Not 16 years after he died in Berlin.” Prologue “Pol und Jude” Political and a Jew. It’s around 4 o’clock in the morning. I a... ...“And an important one” – I concur – “When he … when he died, he was the head of the political section of the Jewish Agency.” “You mean when he was... ...s Week predicted ‘a steady decline of jingoistic action against the Jews’. British political commentators concurred: ‘Herr Hitler has not inadverten... ...I knew just the place. **** My favorite deli. Right across the street, the most politically incorrect establishment imaginable: cholesterol dipp... ....” “While still in Budapest, in 1928, I went to hear a speech by the Head of the Political Department of the Jewish Agency. At first I was taken a... ...lacable enemy: Bolshevism. Regrettably, the ideologues took over with their insane theories about a master-race lording it over slaves in colonies....

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The Natural State, In the Words of U.G. Krishnamurti

By: U.G. Krishnamurti, Edited by Peter Maverick

...omething mysterious or mystical. You know that you are happy and you have theories about things. This is the knowledge we are talking about. You intr... ...ash! You can indulge in such absolute nonsense and build up philosophical theories but there is no subject there at all, at any time. So not only ... ...how to be killed, whether it is in the name of religion, or in the name of political ideology, or in the name of patriotism, or anything you want. I ... ...vation, poverty and terrorism. Your concern about life is only to make a political issue out of it. It is just an academic discussion. Are you i... ...atter of history, not my opinion. It is the same thing everywhere. All our political systems have come out of that religious thinking, whether of the... ... the whole genetic engineering technology will end up in the hands of the political system to be used for the complete control and subjugation of ma... ... destructive. Whether it is religious thought or scientific thought or political thought, all of them are destructive. But we are not ready to ac... ...d it is true that we have discovered quite a few of nature's laws and the theories are constantly changing. Thought is not the instrument for achiev... ... to call it a traumatic experience and build up a tremendous structure of theories around it is something I am not concerned with. It cannot be a tr...

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The Ulysseans

By: Antonio Mercurio

...ther. Here is another example. Let’s take it from politics. In a while a political campaign will begin. Imagine what the life of a politician is li... ... fruit of hypotheses and of research that confirms these hypotheses, or of theories built upon constant observations. 67 We must use this same app... ... fruit of hypotheses and of research that confirms these hypotheses, or of theories built upon constant observations. What does this mean? When E... ...s, of research to confirm hypotheses or of constant observations on which theories are developed. The first scientist who worked in this manner ... ...finite patience; he observed and observed and he then started building his theories on what he had observed. Many of his theories were very important... ...l to millions of miserable people who didn’t have one. He fought for their political, as well as their human, dignity. Gandhi was very political b... ...re rich and powerful. - Truth that unifies and does not create religious, political, relationship or family warfare. - Truth that unifies instead ... ...geared towards obtaining and developing the freedom of others, both on the political and the spiritual levels. His freedom was always connected to ... ...ll as correct or convincing. Often when scientists must choose between two theories, they will choose the one that contains beauty, and leave out th...

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From Chaos to Harmony

By: Rav Michael Laitman

... lating suicide rates, violence, terror, eco-tragedies, social, economic, and political instability. We are at a crossroads. We are beginning to sobe... ...s where only the fittest survive. This led researchers to cul- tivate various theories explaining the direct or indirect motives of animals to act a... ... 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 ... ...t the expense of the creature’s own ability to survive and mul- tiply. Several theories have been constructed to explain why animals behave in this m...

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The Power in You

By: Wally Amos

...eat scientists, inventors, playwrights, sports figures, business tycoons, political leaders and all others viewed as special are no more special tha... ...books and gave lectures and THE POWER IN YOU 106 workshops, sharing his theories with people around the world. He did all of this after reversing ...

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Secret of the Sands

By: Aren, Rai and E., Tavius

...l we have some answers.” “Guess you guys may finally have something to back up your crazy theories,” Jack said smiling. “You mean about the age of ... ...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 ... ...oot on the mysterious sands of Egypt. They had known of Mitch and Alex, their work, their theories, long before they landed in Cairo. “Father, are y...

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Class Heroes: A Class Apart

By: Stephen Henning

...publicity. Why the police presence at the hospital site at all? She had numerous theories, but what she wanted was facts. She was determined to find... ...ked a little embarrassed. “Ah. Well. The top five floors of the building are... political.” “What?” 97 “They’re not used. There’s no money fo...

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Unlocking the Zohar

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ncepts of Kabbalah, and without correcting themselves developed different theories out of them. Johannes Reuchlin (1455-1522), a german humanist, po... ...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...

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Kabbalah for the Student

By: Rav Michael Laitman

...ledge of earlier books that dealt with this topic. Such writers fabricate theories of their own empty shells, and relate their words to the most exa... ...sions based on theory, but even prohibited us from being assisted by such theories, even by way of negotiations. 6 2 K a b b a l ... ...ot received. After all, we have no economic independence, and there is no political independence without economic independence. Moreover, there is n... ...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 ... ...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...

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Collected Papers, Vol. 2

By: Florentin Smarandache

...Abstract. The goal of this paper is to experiment new math concepts and theories, especially if they run counter to the classical ones. To prove that contradiction is not a catastrophe, and to learn to handle it in an (un)usual way. To transform the apparently unscientific ideas into scientific...

... in oder of check, by heuristic processes, some new ones: their opposites. Don't simply follow the crowd, and don't accept to be manipulated by any (political, economical, social, even scientific, or artistic, cultural, etc.) media! Learn to conradict everuthing and everybody!! "Duibito, ergo cogito; cogito, ergo sum", said Rene Descartes, "I doubt, therefore I think; I t...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...nd corrupted by vacuous materialism. Recent accounting scandals, crumbling markets, political scams, human rights violations, technological setbacks... ...te with an eschatology, which involves a changing cast of demonized "enemies", both political and cultural. Read about American eschatology HERE. ... ...ten one and the same. The global spread of American influence through its culture, political alliances, science and multinationals is merely an ext... ...try succeed to thus transform itself? The paper attributes America's success to its political stability, neglecting to mention its pluralism and mul... ...ic, cultural and military. In an echo of defunct Soviet and Euro-left conspiracy theories, the paper insists that expansion was "triggered by com... ...oft power works through attraction ... Our attractiveness rests on our culture, our political values and our policies by taking into account the int... ...der Israel the darling of the Turkish street, though. Turks, addicted to conspiracy theories, fully believe that the second Iraq war is being instig... ...itality and decadence of "Old Europe". The foes of the West, steeped in conspiracy theories and embittered by centuries of savage colonialism, will... ...ge of phenomena associated with the Nazi regime - from industrial murder to racial theories, from slave labour to the forcible annexation of territ...

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The Socialist Myth of the Greedy Banker

By: Iakovos Alhadeff

...nary money is always and everywhere created by governments. I also explain how and why governments do so. Finally I say a few things about conspiracy theories concerning the central banks, since the latter play a key role on what we call "inflationary money". This essay is written for non economists with an interest on the subject . Even though I have postgraduate studies ...

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The Politics of Coercion : Toward a Theory of Coercive Airpower for Post-Cold War Conflict

By: Ellwood P. "Skip" Hinman

...suggest about the use of airpower in the early twenty-first century? More specifically, Colonel Hinman seeks to determine whether any of the existing theories of coercion can stand alone as a coherent, substantive, and codified approach to airpower employment. Framing his analysis on three key attributes of conflict in the post–Cold War era—limited, nonprotracted war; poli...

.... . . . . . . . . . . 37 Limited, Nonprotracted War and the Coercion Hybrid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 The Coercion Hybrid and the Politically Restrained Nature of Post–Cold War Conflict . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .39 The Coercion Hybrid and the Better State of Peace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .41 The Esca...

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Democracy and Deterrence : Foundations for an Enduring World Peace

By: Dr Walter Gary Sharp Sr.

...that discourage nondemocratic governments from pursuing violent conflicts. Arguing that existing democracies must make an active effort to foster the political environment in which new democracies can develop, Sharp discusses the elements critical to promoting democratization and thus strengthening system wide deterrence at the state and international levels....

...RAL DEMOCRACY AND ITS GLOBAL INFLUENCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 Features of a Liberal Democracy . . . . . . . . .2 Global Political Trends . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .7 Notes . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .17 2 CONVENTIONAL THEORIES OF WAR AND WAR AVOIDANCE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 Conventional Think...

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Great Thinkers, Great Ideas, An Introduction to Western Thought

By: Vincent J Falcone

...An introduction to moral, political and economic philosophy. Twelve philosophers in each category are featured, their basic theories are examined and provide the basis for discussion....

...rianism 82 Chapter 10 Kant and Schopenhauer: Idealism and Pessimism 90 Chapter 11 Nietzsche and Sartre: Naturalism and Existentialism 99 PART 3 Political Theory: The Relationship of Man and the State Chapter 12 Introduction to Political Theory 111 Chapter 13 Law: Understanding the Rule o f Reason 119 Chapter 14 Problems o f Government: Five Great Issues 127 Ch...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...he UK reduced its own from 9% to 6%. The remedies, though well known, are politically not palatable: flexible wages, highly mobile labour, flexible ... ...s 5% and the UK's 6% (down from 9%). The remedies, though well known, are politically unpalatable: flexible wages, mobile labour, the right fiscal p... ... Or it may prolong working life by postponing retirement. These are not politically palatable decisions. Yet, a wave of xenophobia that hurtled la... ...racies welcome the brain drain as it also drains the country of potential political adversaries. Emigration also tends to decrease competitiveness. ... ...latively new phenomenon there, according to Testsuro Kato, a professor of political science in Hitotsubashi University. But what is the impact of al... ...heory, at least, have the same right. This, according to current economic theories, can be achieved only through effective competition. Competition ... ...hat are the long term, structural causes for unemployment? There are more theories than there are unemployed people. Some say that free trade encour...

...Modern labour theories and practice. Covers issues like employment, unemployment, migration, brain drain, entrepreneurship, workaholism, and trade unions....

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