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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska ... ...Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/... ...ja Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/auth... ...l Download free anthologies here: http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – C... ... 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... ...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

... The Hitler File A Novel of Fact By Sam Vaknin Draft For your consideration © 2006-200... ... The Hitler File A Novel of Fact By Sam Vaknin Draft For your consideration © 2006-2007 Al... ...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... ...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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Narcissism Book of Quotes

By: Sam Vaknin

...e at this discussion site, and to those who participated in producing this document. Sam Vaknin C O N T E N T S Narcissistic ... ... this discussion site, and to those who participated in producing this document. Sam Vaknin C O N T E N T S Narcissistic Pers... ...n, DC: American Psychiatric Association. Malignant Self Love – Narcissism Revisited by: Sam Vaknin, Narcissus Publications, Skopje and Prague, 1999-... ...n one – and even when he is long out of their life." Article: Other People's Pain by Sam Vaknin http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/npd/76632 "... ...y, into disorders. This is descriptive, not explanatory science. Sure, there are a few theories around (psychoanalysis, to mention the most famous) ... ...ines, spawning a multitude of private languages, prejudices, superstitions, conspiracy theories, rumours, phobias and hysterias. Theirs is a solips... ...ainst the future, in the manner of the acquisitive individualist of nineteenth-century political economy, but demands immediate gratification and li... ...with the correct vocabulary. Therapists have Pavlovian reactions to certain phrases and theories and to certain 'presenting signs and symptoms' (beh... .../samvak.tripod.com/abusefamily13.html "He suddenly fancies himself an actor, a guru, a political activist, an entrepreneur, or an irresistible hunk...

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

By: Sam Vaknin

...use, Torture, And Trauma and Their Consequences and Effects 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.                          ... ... Torture, And Trauma and Their Consequences and Effects 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.                            ... ...ird edition, 1996, reprinted 2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Vaknin, Sam, Malignant Self Love – Narcissism Revisited, seventh revised impress... ...ysis and Developmental Psychology. New York, Basic Books, 1985 30. Vaknin, Sam. Malignant Self Love – Narcissism Revisited. Skopje and Prague, Narc... ...d with ideal love, the construction of brilliant, revolutionary scientific theories, the composition or authoring or painting of the greatest work ... ...f narcissism"? Human collectives – states, firms, households, institutions, political parties, cliques, bands – acquire a life and a character all t... ...is, thus, shielded from further harm and injury. According to psychodynamic theories of psychopathology, repressed content rendered unconscious is ... ...finance and economics, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical and political economic issues published in both print and Web periodicals in... ...isorder (NPD). The second part is an exposition of the various psychodynamic theories regarding pathological narcissism and a proposed new vocabulary....

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The Conundrums of Psychology

By: Sam Vaknin

... The Conundrums of Psychology 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...The Third Text and Competing Interpellations XII. The Author On Dis-ease By: Dr. Sam Vaknin We are all terminally ill. It is a matter of time be... ...Normal Personality First published here: "Personality Disorders (Suite101)" By: Dr. Sam Vaknin In their opus magnum "Personality Disorders in Modern ... ...nt, falsifiable, logically compatible, monovalent, and parsimonious. Psychological "theories" – even the "medical" ones (the role of serotonin and ... ... done in the name of the greater good, largely as a preventive policy. Conspiracy theories notwithstanding, it is impossible to ignore the enormou... ...der (justice), the development of the ability to hypothesize, predict and introduce theories and so on. We are all endowed with a sense of wonder. T... ...ing a few (minor) modifications to it. (1) Society consists of practices: economic, political and ideological. Althusser defines a practice as: "A... ...her means of production, all organized within defined webs of inter-relations. The political practice does the same with social relations as the ra... ...ise: the economic is determinant not because the practices of the social formation (political and ideological) are the social formation's expressive...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

... Terrorists And Freedom Fighters 2nd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...to: palma@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/... ... released them all. ... To punish a simple outbreak of private passion in which no political element was involved [the prefect] had to mobilize the... ...t that time. This was the modus operandi of all military-organized ideological and political groups. And, taking everything into account, the IMRO ... ...ust in the inevitable triumph of a just claim. The Macedonians were never worse off politically, having contributed no less - if not more - than any... ...e in history. Return Narcissists, Group Behaviour, and Terrorism Interview with Sam Vaknin Published in "The Idler" Sam Vaknin is the au... ...y beauty or performance, or ideal, everlasting, all-conquering ideals or political theories. 3. The group as a whole, or members of the group - a... ...ge of phenomena associated with the Nazi regime - from industrial murder to racial theories, from slave labour to the forcible annexation of territ... ...ht on European soil. Moreover, Nazi Germany innovated by applying prevailing racial theories (usually reserved to non-whites) to the white race itse...

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The Fundamental Assumptions Underlying the Modern Study of Psychopathology Examined.

By: Sam Vaknin

... The Developmental Psychology of Psychopathology 2nd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...and Personality First published here: "Personality Disorders (Suite101)" By: Dr. Sam Vaknin Phineas Gage was a 25 years old construction foreman ... ...nal Development First published here: "Personality Disorders (Suite101)" By: Dr. Sam Vaknin The Viennese neurologist, Sigmund Freud, was among t... ... leaves out our hereditary makeup and our neurophysiology is lacking. Such lacking theories are nothing but literary narratives. Psychoanalysis, fo... ...d so on). Slowly – to justify his acts to himself – he gets immersed in conspiracy theories with clear paranoid hues. To his mind, the members of t... ...m known as splitting. The narcissist does not regard people, situations, entities (political parties, countries, races, his workplace) as a compoun... ...ration from their parents and through consequent individuation. Most psychodynamic theories [especially Klein, Mahler] are virtually constructed up... ...fiers - people who treat others as objects. To some extent, leaders of all sorts - political, military, or corporate - do the same. In a range of d... ...ds of finances and the economy, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical and political economic issues published in both print and Web period...

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The Malignan Self Love : Narcissism Revisited

By: Sam Vaknin

...issism Revisited 1 st EDITION 8 th Revised Impression EXCERPTS – NOT the full Book! Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. The Author is NOT a Mental Health... ...nt ISBN: 978-80-238-3384-3 Created by: Lidija Rangelovska, Skopje REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA "Sam Vaknin is the world's leading expert on narcissi... ...ychopathic narcissist." Ian Walker, ABC Radio National Background Briefing, July 18, 2004 "Sam Vaknin is a leading authority on the topic of na... ...c), consistent, falsifiable, logically compatible, monovalent, and parsimonious. Psychological "theories" – even the "medical" ones (the role of Ser... ...erapy. This is done in the name of the greater good, largely as a preventive policy. Conspiracy theories notwithstanding, it is impossible to ignore... ...– even when he asks for help with his world and worldview shattered. Appendix: Object Relations Theories and Narcissism Otto Kernberg (1975, 1984, ... ...wrong? The answer is: it depends. Human collectives – states, firms, households, institutions, political parties, cliques, bands – acquire a life a... ...alled brilliance, bodily beauty or performance, or ideal, everlasting, all- conquering ideals or political theories. • The group as a whole, or memb... ... in all fields of finances and the economy, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical and political economic issues published in both print an...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

... Wars and Empire 2nd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/... ...w": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/vaknin_main.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – C... ...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... ...ic, cultural and military. In an echo of defunct Soviet and Euro-left conspiracy theories, the paper insists that expansion was "triggered by com... ...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...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...The Labour Divide 2nd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska ... ...The Labour Divide 2nd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lid... ...unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review" http://www.ce-review.org/authorarc... ... by the same author - available! http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html Sam Vaknin's "Central Europe Review" Author Archive: http://www.ce-revie... ...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... ...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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Cyclopedia of Economics

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... Cyclopedia Of Philosophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...hor A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to life. The existen... ... the surface." Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963), British writer I. Overview of Theories of Anarchism Politics, in all its forms, has failed. Th... ...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... ...o the right. Anarchism is an umbrella term covering disparate social and political theories - among them classic or cooperative anarchism (postulat... ...n), and communitarian anarchism (Daniel Guerin). The narrow (and familiar) form of political anarchism springs from the belief that human communiti... ...se formal logical niches that superstition thrives. Appendix - Interview granted by Sam Vaknin to Adam Anderson 1. Do you believe that superstition... ... the successful and happy exchange of goods and services. THE AUTHOR Shmuel (Sam) Vaknin Curriculum Vitae Born in 1961 in Qiryat-Yam...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

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... Cyclopedia Of Philosophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...hor A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to life. The existen... ... the surface." Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963), British writer I. Overview of Theories of Anarchism Politics, in all its forms, has failed. Th... ...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... ...o the right. Anarchism is an umbrella term covering disparate social and political theories - among them classic or cooperative anarchism (postulat... ...n), and communitarian anarchism (Daniel Guerin). The narrow (and familiar) form of political anarchism springs from the belief that human communiti... ...se formal logical niches that superstition thrives. Appendix - Interview granted by Sam Vaknin to Adam Anderson 1. Do you believe that superstition... ... the successful and happy exchange of goods and services. THE AUTHOR Shmuel (Sam) Vaknin Curriculum Vitae Born in 1961 in Qiryat-Yam...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

... Capitalistic Musings 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...to: palma@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/... ...w": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/vaknin_main.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – C... ...its that people do not behave in accordance with the predictions of basic economic theories, such as the standard theory of utility and the theory ... ...lain, seeking to perpetuate and increase its power ruthlessly, as per public choice theories. Both views are caricatures of reality. Governments in... ...hould be amenable to scientific treatment. "Prospect theory", "bounded rationality theories", and the study of "hindsight bias" as well as other co... ...ty. It is never explicit or known in advance. It is always arbitrary, or subject to political and geopolitical considerations. Thus, it serves to in... ... In a May 2001 paper, tellingly titled "Does the World Bank Cause Moral Hazard and Political Business Cycles?" authored by Axel Dreher of Mannheim ... ...s Private Investment Corporation), the British ECGD, and the French COFACE - shift political risk from buyers, project companies, and suppliers to ...

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

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... Facts and Fictions in The Securities Industry 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...dija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-review.org/... ...w": http://www.ce-review.org/authorarchives/vaknin_archive/vaknin_main.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – C... ...tion really the robbery in disguise of state assets by a select few, cronies of the political regime? Margaret Thatcher was accused of it - and so w... ...f the business (to show its track performance and growth). • Points regarding the political, legal (licences) and competitive environment. • A v... ...s has implications which are nothing short of revolutionary. Most of the financial theories we use to determine the value of shares were developed ... ...y was this oxymoron - the "earnings yield" - perpetuated? According to all current theories of finance, in the absence of dividends - shares are wo... ...on and re-investment - for present ones. The myth was born. Thus, financial market theories starkly contrast with market realities. No one buys sh... ...times threaten the national economy and the very fabric of society and incur grave political and social costs. There are two types of bubbles. Ass...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

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... Narcissistic And Psychopathic Leaders 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D.                          ... ...ird edition, 1996, reprinted 2000. Oxford University Press, Oxford. Vaknin, Sam, Malignant Self Love – Narcissism Revisited, seventh revised impress... ...ysis and Developmental Psychology. New York, Basic Books, 1985 30. Vaknin, Sam. Malignant Self Love – Narcissism Revisited. Skopje and Prague, Narc... ...d with ideal love, the construction of brilliant, revolutionary scientific theories, the composition or authoring or painting of the greatest work ... ...f narcissism"? Human collectives – states, firms, households, institutions, political parties, cliques, bands – acquire a life and a character all t... ... pieces. "Earth shattering" and "revolutionary" scientific discoveries and theories are discredited. Social experiments end in mayhem. As their end... ...: a massive post- traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). APPENDIX: Strong Men and Political Theatres - The "Being There" Syndrome "I came here to see a co... ...on, intimidation, and collusion with Western interests, both commercial and political. The new "democracies" are thinly-disguised and criminalized p... ... pieces. "Earth shattering" and "revolutionary" scientific discoveries and theories are discredited. Social experiments end in mayhem. It is import...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

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...endSiters Digital Content And Web Technologies 3rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska ... ... other related issues. http://samvak.tripod.com/internet.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE!... ...hor bio, including the link to the author's web site. AUTHOR BIO: Sam Vaknin ( http://samvak.tripod.com ) is the author of Malignant Self Lov... ...- OPM). This, together with the ulterior motives of members of the ruling political echelons (the infamous American Paranoia), a lack of variety and... ...usiness sector has to mollify the God of public opinion with offerings of political and social nature. The Internet is an affluent, educated, yuppie ... ...the registered book (often, a class of books) for a number of years - but politically restricted printable content, often by force. Freedom of the p... ...g is the perfect example of a "grass roots" opposite of "The Trickle-Down Theories" that run the world today. We are truly, "Of the people, by the p... ...here irrationality in all its forms (religiosity, the occult, conspiracy theories) flourishes. The few real scholars and intellectuals left are on ... ...where irrationality in all its forms (religiosity, the occult, conspiracy theories) flourishes. The few real scholars and intellectuals left are on...

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The Silver Lining: Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

...The Silver Lining Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema 3 rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...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 ... ...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... ...t Encounter. It may also be our last. Return T H E A U T H O R SHMUEL (SAM) VAKNIN Curriculum Vitae Born in 1961 in Qiryat-Yam, Isra... ...s. It is like time travel. It is like revisiting one's childhood." The Author Sam Vaknin is the author of Malignant Self Love - Narcissism Rev...

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Speculations and Physics

By: Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.

... Speculations and Physics 1 st E DI T I O N Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovsk... ...f Measurement VI. The Quantum of Continuity VII. Quantum Mechanics and Superstring Theories SPE C U L A T I O NS I. Psychophysics ... ...Theodicy: The Problem of Evil IV. Miracles, Wonders, Signs V. Appendix: Scientific Theories The Author PHYSICS Time A... ...chophysics Negentropic Agents and the Increase of Entropy Superstring and Membrane Theories Return Negentropic Agents and the Increase of Entropy... ...ed or replicated elsewhere and at other times even when they are conducted with the SAM E subjects (who are no longer the same owing to the effects... ...rstition thrives. Continue to Science and Religion Appendix - Interview granted by Sam Vaknin to Adam Anderson 1. Do you believe that superstition... ...stitions are less concerned with the physical Universe and more with human affairs. Political falsities - such as anti-Semitism - supplanted magic ... ...erology, or other esoteric "systems". The emergence of "relative", New Age, and politically correct philosophies rendered science merely one opt... ...ew theory is invented. Incorporation is the sworn enemy of parsimony because it is politically motivated. It keeps everyone happy by not giving up ...

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