Search Results (276 titles)

Searched over 7.2 Billion pages in 6 seconds

 
Political Theories (X) Literature (X)

       
1
|
2
|
3
|
4
|
5
Records: 1 - 20 of 276 - Pages: 
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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....

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

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...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

... step further, I too am an exile. Office and leading are closed to me. The political career that promised so much for me is shattered and ended for ev... ...HER THER THER THER THER 1 1 1 1 1 I DREAMT FIRST of states and cities and political things when I was a little boy in knickerbockers. When I think of... ... and brush up, and she never seemed to understand anything whatever of the political Systems across which she came to me. Also she forbade all toys on... ... in conversation with me and anxious to inti- 44 The New Machiavelli mate political sympathy and support. I tried to make him talk of the Home Church... ...ence Tripos (as it was then), and three years later I got a lectureship in political science. In those days it was disguised in the cloak of Political... ...nor passionately loved,—a web of iridescent threads. He had luminous final theories about Love and Death and Immortality, odd matters they seemed for ... ... changing hue and variable refraction at something vitally unstable. Broad theories and generalisations are mingled with personal influences, with pre... ...were attempting co-operation were preposterously irrel- evant to their own theories, that my political life didn’t in some way comprehend more than it... ...t the cost, as we two had to do. I am telling a story, and not propounding theories in this book; and chiefly I am telling of the ideas and influences...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Deputy of Arcis

By: Honoré de Balzac

...aid beyond their own limits. For nine years, ever since the triumph of his political ideas, the colonel had lived almost entirely outside of social li... ...uture son-in-law, and my lady dreams now of the splendors and dignities of political life.” “Could you love Cecile?” said the colonel to his son. “Yes... ... 10 The Deputy of Arcis REVOLT OF A LIBERAL ROTTEN-BOROUGH THOUGH 1839 IS, politically speaking, very distant from 1847, we can still remember the ele... ... emony now about to take place. Ha! ha! young man; so we intend to enter a political career? Ha! ha! ha! This is our first step—mustn’t step back—it i... ...great work, “the devotion of those who fling themselves into the tumult of political life; he! he! he! It takes more nerve than I possess. Who could h... ...ch had the faculty of never getting told. So, cutting short my companion’s theories of education, I said distinctly:— “This is a very good time, I thi... ...s. He noticed with regret the disagreeable impression made upon you by the theories of that scamp de Ronquerolles.” “He has taken a good deal of troub...

Read More
  • Cover Image

A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

By: Honoré de Balzac

...nt reason from society, and ceased to take any active interest in affairs, political or do- mestic. His wife, thus left mistress of her actions, felt ... ...vast, lurking ambitions that plunged him at a later day into the storms of political life. A face that might be called insignificantly pretty and care... ...and fact. His friends were learned naturalists, young doctors of medicine, political writers and artists, a number of ear- nest students full of promi... ...moralists and politicians. Time alone can pronounce upon the merits of his theories; but if his convictions have drawn him into paths in which none of... ...dau, and Fulgence Ridal performed the last duties to the dead, between two political fires. By night they buried their beloved in the cemetery of Pere... ... ‘Classics.’ The divergence of taste in matters literary and divergence of political opinion coin- cide; and the result is a war with weapons of every... ... correction of a line made upon the study always teaches more than all the theories and criticisms in the world. “What friends are these! What hearts!... ...captious critic, trying his best to find fault, has been obliged to invent theories for that purpose, and has drawn a distinction between two kinds of... ...d Lucien, making a faint attempt to cham- pion the brotherhood. “Y ou take theories of that sort for idle words,” said Felicien Vernou; “but a time co...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Prime Minister

By: Anthony Trollope

...gress had intended to do great things for the Liberal Party,—or rather for political liberality in general,—and had in truth done little or nothing. I... ...en one of those who had hoped to find in the club a stepping-stone to high political life, and who now talked often with idle energy of the need for o... ...e Duch- ess may be explained, it must be stated that just at this time the political affairs of the nation had got themselves tied up into one of thos... ...re understand that the Duchess was asking her husband what place among the political rulers of the country had been offered to him by the last aspiran... ...se of Lords, he had,—as it is not uncommon in such cases,—accepted a lower political station. This had displeased the Duchess, who was ambitious both ... ...e an unsympathetic colleague. Our Duke consulted the old Duke, among whose theories of official life forbearance to all col- leagues and subordinates ... ..., or why the world, should go beyond the man’s own self. Such had been her theories as to men and their attributes, and acting on that, she had given ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Nostromo a Tale of the Seaboard

By: Joseph Conrad

...cept in that mysterious, extraneous thing which has nothing to do with the theories of art; a subtle change in the nature of the inspiration; a phenom... ...anges of government brought about by revolutions of the military type. The political atmosphere of the Republic was gen- erally stormy in these days. ... ... life of a dictator, together with the lives of a few Sulaco officials—the political chief, the director of the customs, and the head of police—belong... ...sa” in his slippers, muttering angrily to himself his contempt of the non- political nature of the riot, and shrugging his shoul- ders. In the end he ... ... and Foreign Bible Society, bound in a dark leather cover. In peri- ods of political adversity, in the pauses of silence when the revolutionists issue... ...beautiful living eyes, the peculiar gossip of the town, and the continuous political changes, the constant “saving of the country,” which to his wife ... ...e wisdom of the heart having no concern with the erection or demolition of theories any more than with the defence of prejudices, has no random words ...

Read More
  • Cover Image

Rise and Fall of Cesar Birotteau

By: Honoré de Balzac

...ross of the Legion of honor. I should not be on the highroad to becoming a political personage. Yes, you may shake your head, but if our affair succee... ...e bald-heads; hey! hey! Mimi? The demand for that article grows out of the political situation. A composition which will keep the hair in good health ... ...mer- cial interests showed him the death of trade in the Maxi- mum, and in political convulsions, which are always destruc- tive of business. Moreover... ... on the steps of Saint-Roch gave him the reputation of being mixed up with political secrets, and also of being a courageous man,—though he had no mil... ...an,—though he had no mili- tary courage in his heart, and not the smallest political idea in his brain. Upon these grounds the worthy people of the ar... ...ment all artists find in getting hold of a caricature which confirms their theories about the bourgeoisie. “When we have got our head under an umbrell...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Pension Beaurepas

By: Henry James

...countenance no symptom whatever of irritation. “My daughter has her little theories,” Mrs. Church ob- served; “she has, I may say, her illusions. And ... ...he Herald is full of good news,” I said. “Can’t say it is. D-d bad news.” “Political,” I inquired, “or commercial?” “Oh, hang politics! It’s business,...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Research Magnificent

By: H. G. Wells

...of equal importance. That was not so. Every man mattered in his place. But politically, or economically, or intellectually that might be a lowly place... ... shaped. Benham had called it Aristocracy. But he was far away by now from political aristocracy. This time he had not begun with definitions and gene... ...ess that had saturated them at their inception. They were all more or less political careers. Whatever a democratic man may be, Prothero and he had de... ...ole brought him into contact with a new set of acquaintances, conscious of political destinies. They were amiable, hard young men, almost affectedly u... ...not understand a mixed type, and he was so manifestly both. “The only sane political work for an intelligent man is to get the world-state ready. For ... ...me by himself. For Benham, with that hastiness that so flouted his exalted theories, passed rapidly from an attitude of impartial enquiry to active in...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Lesser Bourgeoisie (The Middle Classes)

By: Honoré de Balzac

...inard establishment, with its gilded salons and great opulence, where many political celebrities of the “juste milieu” were wont to congregate, such a... ...iming to succeed those barristers who were turned down from the Palais for political reasons in 1830, was the genius of the household, and his mother,... ...e riot, he supported the dynasty, the product of July; but, as soon as the political trials began, he stood by the accused. This innocent “weather-coc... ..., he stood by the accused. This innocent “weather-cockism” prevails in his political opinions; 34 The Lesser Bourgeoisie he produces, in reply to all... ...n any portrayal of manners and morals, especially when we reflect that the political system of the Younger branch rests almost wholly upon it. The win... ...he parings of the great fortunes they managed. But now-a-days, utilitarian theories, as they call them, have come to the fore,—’We are 192 The Lesser...

Read More
  • Cover Image

The Secret Places of the Heart

By: H. G. Wells

...nselfish. Manifestly there were many things that an ordinary industrial or political magnate would do that Sir Richmond would not dream of doing, and ... ...pose we turned their indubitable capacity for service to- wards social and political creativeness, not in order to make them the rivals of men in thes... ... “The Great Mother of the Gods,” said Dr. Martineau— still clinging to his theories. “The need of the woman,” said Sir Richmond. “I want mating becaus... ...r. Facts he would always listen to; it was only when people told him their theories that he would interrupt with his “Exactly.” “This young woman is a... ...any illusions about the working class possessing as a class any profounder political wisdom or more generous public impulses than any other class, tho... ...“Confusions merely. The world is just a muddle of states and religions and theories and stupidities. There are great lumps of disorderly strength in i... ...ment. Their love was to be implicit. They were to write at intervals about political matters and their common interests, and to keep each other inform...

Read More
       
1
|
2
|
3
|
4
|
5
Records: 1 - 20 of 276 - Pages: 
 
 





Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.