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Desert Dreams

By: Gracie C. Mckeever

... genie-woman. Who was she to compete against such odds, such deeply rooted alliances and bonds? Therese wondered. Except a plain old, over-sexed, gard... ...thful disciple and an inventive teacher, an old-fashioned chauvinist and a progressive liberal. Packed within this wholly perfect and flawed intuitive...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...p On the Road to Iraq – Central and East Europe I. EU and NATO – The Competing Alliances II. The Euro-Atlantic Divide III. Russia Straddles th... ...pe, but less so than before. It is utterly detested by the Muslim street, even in "progressive" Arab countries, such as Egypt and Jordan. Everyone ... ...in his anti-Russian days. Normally the outcomes of expedience, the Ugly American's alliances and allegiances shift kaleidoscopically. Pakistan and ... ...d the same. The global spread of American influence through its culture, political alliances, science and multinationals is merely an extrapolation... ...ife, which of its essence requires and presupposes qualification, one can note the progressive triumph of the pseudo-intellectual, unqualified, unq... ...alestine, Syria, Egypt and North Africa. As Rome's sphere of interests and orbit of alliances widened to include ever growing segments of the world,... ...pled successor, Byzantium. The modus operandi of the United States involves ad-hoc alliances with indigenous warlords, drug czars, terrorists, guer... ...are off the radar screen of the Bush administration, accuses Edward Gresser of the Progressive Policy Institute in a recently published report titl...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...tural occupier of space the idealists claim as their own. 2. The loyalties and alliances of these people shift effortlessly as ever escalating ... ...to help the Serbs fight the Greeks. Thus, the Balkanian kaleidoscope of loyalties, alliances and everlasting friendship was tilted more savagely th... ...ty and reserve) and with the tacit blessing of Tsar Boris and the forming National Alliance (later renamed the Democratic Alliance), they did away ... ...ught of the greatest terrorist of all, of Hitler. While some versions of the unholy alliance between the Bulgarian-Macedonian outfit and the Croats ... ...t ballooned because it delivered where Rugova didn't even promise. It delivered an alliance with the USA against the hated Serbs. It delivered weap... ... on a spate of coalition-forming, initially with Bardhyl Mahmuti of the Democratic Progressive Party of Kosovo (PPDK) - the former KLA representati... ...g and naïve kids, believing or wanting to believe in goodness of the "New World, a progressive future of the mankind". At worst they were in the hu...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...tes resources more equitably, it tackles market failures more or less efficiently (progressive tax systems are altruistic), it reduces social press... ...o individualism. This is a new development. Past technologies assisted in forging alliances and collectives. Agricultural technology encouraged co... ...e human because we are not animal, nor machine. But such thinking has been rendered progressively less tenable by the advent of evolutionary and neo... ... absorbs economic resources, social status and members of other families. It forms alliances and fights other clans over scarce goods, tangible and... ...ar, original family. Exogamy, as often noted, allows for the creation of extended alliances. The "identity creep" of the family is in total opposi... ...distribution. Some say that excess wealth should be confiscated and redistributed. Progressive taxation and the welfare state aim to secure this o... ...ents, currency unions. They are subsumed in other economic, political, or military alliances and gladly surrender part of that elusive golden braid... ...ife, which of its essence requires and presupposes qualification, one can note the progressive triumph of the pseudo-intellectual, unqualified, unq... ...(1965), he decried religion as a source of obfuscation. "The religious roots of the progressive doctrine" - he wrote - were the source of "its main ...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...tes resources more equitably, it tackles market failures more or less efficiently (progressive tax systems are altruistic), it reduces social press... ...o individualism. This is a new development. Past technologies assisted in forging alliances and collectives. Agricultural technology encouraged co... ...e human because we are not animal, nor machine. But such thinking has been rendered progressively less tenable by the advent of evolutionary and neo... ... absorbs economic resources, social status and members of other families. It forms alliances and fights other clans over scarce goods, tangible and... ...ar, original family. Exogamy, as often noted, allows for the creation of extended alliances. The "identity creep" of the family is in total opposi... ...distribution. Some say that excess wealth should be confiscated and redistributed. Progressive taxation and the welfare state aim to secure this o... ...ents, currency unions. They are subsumed in other economic, political, or military alliances and gladly surrender part of that elusive golden braid... ...ife, which of its essence requires and presupposes qualification, one can note the progressive triumph of the pseudo-intellectual, unqualified, unq... ...(1965), he decried religion as a source of obfuscation. "The religious roots of the progressive doctrine" - he wrote - were the source of "its main ...

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Chicago Manual of Style

By: University of Chicago

...orm; in the present state of the agitation for the improvement of spelling, progressive conservatism has been thought to be more appropriate for an ... ... Battle of Gettysburg; Peace of Utrecht, Louisiana Purchase. 14. Political alliances, and such terms from secular or ecclesiastical history as have... ...ns for parties, classes, movements, etc. (see 7) : Protestant League, Holy Alliance, Dreibund; the Roses, the Roundheads, Independents, Independenc... ... 57; spacing of, 254. . . AKpmot, quotation marks to be cleared" in, 80. Alliances, political, capitalization of names of, 14. Alphabetizing of ... ...tiond, 9,ro; of philosophical, literary, and &tic schools, 7; of political alliances I+; of political divisions, 4, 5; of:pobt~cal parties, 7; of ... ...run into ;he text, 75. Point system, explanation of, aga, a33. Political: alliances, capitalization of names of, 14; divisions, 4, 5; organization...

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The World Factbook: 1987

By: Central Intelligence Agency

...eneral election, March 1984 Political parties and leaders: Anguilla National Alliance (ANA), Emile Gumbs; Anguillan People's Party (APP), Bonald Webst... ...t election constitutionally due in five years Political parties and leaders: Progressive Liberal Party (PLP), Sir Lynden O. Pind- ling; Free National ... ...4, DLP 3 Communists: negligible Other political or pressure groups: People's Progressive Movement, Bobby Clarke; People's Pressure Movement, Eric Seal... ... Political parties and leaders: United Bermuda Party (UBP), John W. D. Swan; Progressive Labor Party (PLP), Frederick Wade; National Liberal Party, Gi... ...NR) and the Nationalist Democratic Action (ADN), continue to have a tactical alliance; MNR, Victor Paz Estenssoro; ADN, Hugo Banzer; Movement of the R... ...1984; 75% voter turnout Political parties and leaders: Liberal, John Turner; Progressive Conservative, Brian Mulroney; New Democratic, Edward Broadben... ...ral, 28%; New Democratic Party, 19%; parliamentary seats as of December 1986 Progressive Conservative 209, Liberal 40, New Demo- cratic Party 30, vaca... ...publi- can Right, and one faction of the Socialist Party form the Democratic Alliance (AD); Movement of Unitary Popular Action (MAPU); Movement of Uni... ...ivera; Popular Unity Party (PUP), Christian Tattenbach Iglesias; the Popular Alliance (PA) is a coalition comprising two parties Marxist Popular Vangu...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...istribution. Some say that excess wealth should be confiscated and redistributed. Progressive taxation and the welfare state aim to secure this ou... ...the USA. This echoed of the oil embargo of yore. Ernest Preeg of the Manufacturers Alliance was quoted by the Toronto Star as saying: "China, for e... ...jacket of geography. The violent disintegration of the old system of geopolitical alliances led to the formation of massive, multiplayer trading b...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...a modern, western secular religious tradition: invented by a species which has progressively dehumanized itself to the point where it is now no longe... ...e rest of this book will explain and analyze exactly how this process of this progressive dehumanization of the human species happened. … Only when... ...a modern, western secular religious tradition: invented by a species which has progressively dehumanized itself to the point where it is now no longe... ...e rest of this book will explain and analyze exactly how this process of this progressive dehumanization of the human species happened. … Only when... ...ich has become psychotic. It is a form of cultural insanity which is getting progressively worse.. People living in cities covered with concrete and... ...use of it. Because of this, all of Europe joined against him in an unheard of alliance. Kingdoms that had once been enemies for centuries: suddenly... ...lking them bribing them… It will become so full of secret deals and nefarious alliances and friendships and feuds… Everything the pitchers do will ... ...ay… you wouldn’t know where the trophy is, now: would you?…’ How many secret alliances between supposed archrivals might be hatched behind closed do... ...washing, mass affluence, mass terrorization, governments, corporations, secret alliances, secret conspiracies, secret plans, secret agendas. And so ...

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Fixing Global Finance

By: Kavaljit Singh

...ish a “new international financial architecture.” In response, a number of progressive economists, civil society and political groups had also outline... ...resource mobilization is essential for building sustainable development. A progressive broad-based direct taxation system has the ability to enhance d... ...ded by the nation states rather than by global financial markets and IFIs. Progressive tax reforms and restrictions on capital flows should be high on... ...though the arena of popular mobilization may remain national, cross border alliances and linkages with international groups need to be developed and s...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...'s passage -- Description of the habitations of the Philippine Islanders -- An alliance established by exchanging and drinking blood -- Zebu selected ... ...d with passion -- A meeting in camp -- A self-constituted council set up -- An alliance with the Totonacs -- Scenes in the chief city of the Totonacs ... ...ambassadors cut off -- His triumphal entrance into the Tlascalan capital -- An alliance with the Tlascalans 203- 208 CHAPTER XVIII. Preparations for t... ...317 CHAPTER XXIX. Decline of Buccaneering. -- Effects of the wars of the Grand Alliance -- The ex-bandit becomes Judge Morgan -- He punishes his forme... ...tations of friendship, and at the solicitation of Legaspi they entered into an alliance, which was attested by the chiefs and the commander drawing bl... ... most perfectly cultivated, and machinery of various kinds that manifested the progressive spirit of the people. Before these sights the boldness of t...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...he technology will not over- come their resistance through an insurmountable progressive impulse. 94 For others, the impact of a generative system may... ... for transmission.”). 47. See generally Randolph Court & Robert D. Atkinson, Progressive Pol’y Inst., How to Can Spam: Legislative Solutions to the Pr... ...oadband Statistics Q2 2006.pdf. 51. America Online & Nat’l Cyber Security Alliance, AOL/NCSA Online Safety Study 2 (Dec. 2005), http://www.staysafe... ... 559 (1976). 70. Id. 71. In 1979, the U.S. government blocked publication of Progressive article “The H-Bomb Secret: How We Got It, Why We’re T elling... ...- clear weapons functioned. The case was later dropped. See United States v. Progressive, Inc., 467 F . Supp. 990 (W .D. Wis. 1979); see also A. DV...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...lude monarchies, as England includes dukedoms. But they will be overriding alliances, not overriding rulers. I leave it to the mathematician to work o... ...ent countries of the world are at the present moment quietly, steadily and progressively going bankrupt, and the mass of people are not even aware of ... ... her rancid cultivated nationalism to make not only the continuance of the Alliance after the war obviously advisable and highly probable, but also to... ...ic oligarchy have to accomplish an identi- cal task, to cement the pacific alliance of the Pledged Allies and to socialise their common industrial and... ...ears nothing of “the young”; one hears only of “smart juniors.” Reform and progressive criticism in the le- gal profession, unlike all other professio... ...stitutionalism, and of 75 H G Wells the balance of power against the holy alliance. In the figure of such a gentleman as Sir Edward Grey the old orde... ... the fundamental relationships of human Beings. First among such eternally progressive is- sues is religion, the relationship of man to God; next in i... ...outlook, to look west and east rather than southwardly, to be pacifist and progressive in a manner essentially American. From any close sympathy with ... ...n the United States capable of that propaganda of ideas and language, that progressive expression of a developing ideal of community, that in countrie...

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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

...rmerly, in his very early youth, he clasped a dream of gain- ing way to an alliance with one of these great surrounding houses; and he had a passion f... ...without a word. Mr. Pempton believed that the Vegetarian movement was more progressive in England than in other lands, but he was at the disadvantage ... ...it is more serviceable to party than agree- able to country; and where the alliance of men and women binds a loving couple, of whom one is a torrent o... ...rther news, corroborative and consecutive, to show the action of things as progressive. Fenellan had sunk into his usual apathy:—and might plead the i... ...as impossible for him to speak the torments of those days of the monstrous alliance. The 111 George Meredith heavens were cognizant. He pleaded his c... ...sure you, my love, he touched chords.’ ‘Did he allude to advantages in the alliance with him?’ Nataly asked smoothly. ‘His passion—nothing else. Candi... ...erchants, whose preference for the plain positive, upon the question of an alliance between families by marriage, lends them for once a resemblance to... ...ow here!’ Skepsey had rushed across an open space to intercept a leisurely progressive man, whose hat was of the shape Victor knew; and the man wore t...

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Catherine de Medici

By: Honoré de Balzac

...for making it. In spite of all ap- parent changes in his conduct (for this alliance naturally af- fected it somewhat) he remained faithful to the popu... ...innocence. Catherine then heard officially from the Pope’s own lips of the alliance reserved for her. The Duke of Albany had been able to do no more t... ...e an interest in his death, for Francois I. was negotiating for his son an alliance which would assuredly have aggrandized France. The count’s confess... ...supported by a powerful party,—the Catholic party,—and by the two powerful alliances Diane had made in marrying one daughter to Robert de la Mark, Duc... ... insult to the favorite. Diane’s greatest ambition was for the honor of an alliance with the royal family of France. The hand of her second daughter (... ...they died, and, above all, the impres- sion produced upon the crowd by the progressive diminu- tion of the chanting voices, superseded the fear inspir...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ceiving the bad effect produced upon the meeting by this rhapsody, and the progressive confusion of the speaker, I whis- pered (pulling his coat gentl... ...es of warfare— offensive and defensive; the financial means, the available alliances, and other resources, are with so much difficulty appraised—in or... ...ands on common ground; but how this mode of shedding terror can borrow any alliance from chapels, from ruins, from monastic piles, from Inquisi- tion ... ... 131 Thomas de Quincey the strongest barrier (viz., that against Mahometan alliances) is known to have given way, as in other cases innumerable, but f... ...hurch. But that did not hinder alli- ances, and ambitious attempts at such alliances, with their Venetian masters in the most distinguished of the Gre... ...e self-styled Evangelicals), he despised them so profoundly as to make all alliance between them impossible. He hated also many indi- viduals; but, no...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... observation and by sincere reflection to acknowledge that the gradual and progressive development of social equality is at once the past and future o... ..., and to curse that cause of liberty as a foe which it might hallow by its alliance. By the side of these religious men I discern others whose looks a... ...perated by their results.: These, however, are not conditions on which the alliance of the human will is to be obtained; its carriage must be free and... ...and those who fear the rule of abso- lute power, ought alike to desire the progressive growth of provincial liberties. On the other hand, I am convinc... ...rest, humor, or caprice? It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world; so far, I mean, as we are ... ...ents, in a respectable defensive posture, we may safely trust to temporary alliances for extraordinary emergencies.” In a previous part of the same le... ...f the future by the past,” says Mr. Cass, “we cannot err in anticipating a progressive diminu- tion of their numbers, and their eventual extinction, u... ...very twenty-two years. I perceive no causes which are likely to check this progressive increase of the Anglo-American population for the next hundred ... ... that I have made apply: or the authority of the Federal Government may be progressively entrenched on by the simultaneous tendency of the united repu...

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The Adventures of Harry Richmond

By: George Meredith

...of insufferable, because unwarrantable, pride, and drawing, substance from alliances with the merchant class. 245 George Meredith Are they your leade... .... ‘So it was considered that in refusing my cousin Otto and other proposed alliances, I was heart-free. An instructed prin- cess, they thought, was of... ...m the point of view of the pretender to the supreme honour of the splendid alliance, the fault was none of hers. She overlooked his humble, his peculi... ...titled to be considered a fit and proper person, in rank and blood, for an alliance with the proudest royal Houses of Europe, and my grandfather was n... ...e of his very oldest, I’d say, if it didn’t impugn. As such, proud of your alliance. I am. I speak of it everywhere—everywhere.’ Here she dramatized t... ...ic could not. I knew, nevertheless, that to the rest of the world he was a progressive comedy: and the knowledge made him seem more tragic still. He c...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

... whether the police force was too large or too small, or whether it was in alliance with gambling and prostitution. He knew the means of fire-proofing... ...ans were excellent this evening and, after an adequate sketch of the day’s progressive weather-states, his four-hundred- and-fifty-dollar fee, his lun... ...nknown on Floral Heights, and the realms of offices and of kitchens had no alliances. But under the inspiration of the cocktails, conversation was vio... ...ntain a certain standard of dig- nity. Yet I think you’ll find me somewhat progressive. In our bank, for example, I hope I may say that we have as mod... ...n Ted had returned to Zenith, Babbitt was lonely. As he was trying to make alliance between Offutt and certain Milwaukee interests which wanted the ra... ...action upon reaction. I believe the highest type of Service, like the most progressive tenets of ethics, senses unceasingly and is motived by active a...

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Waverley or Tis Sixty Years Since

By: Sir Walter Scott

...and him, which has kept you from seeing and considering the friendship and alliances that have been 100 Waverley between your houses and forebears of... ...aiming himself no rights of clanship or vassalage, he was fortunate in the alliance and protection of Vich Ian V ohr and other bold and enterprising C... ... in the eyes of the ex-monarch to whom he had dedicated his service, by an alliance with one of those ancient, powerful, and wealthy English families ... ...ve given his hand to an angel, unless for the purpose of strengthening his alliances, and increasing his influence and wealth. The Baron’s whim of tra... ...it to you. I am sure, if I was passionate, the mortification of losing the alliance of such a friend, after your arrangement had been the talk of both... ... great precision and accuracy. But the change, though steadily and rapidly progressive, has, nevertheless, been gradual; and, like those who drift dow...

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