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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

... The First Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfacto... ...ist http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ...ted Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! Philosophical Musings and Essays http://samvak.tripod.com/culture.html Malignant Self... ...king the Bible: A Journey By Land Through the Five Books of Moses. http://www.ot-studies.com/Documents/Ur.htm http://members.aol.com/mfuprojects/a... ...r and Urfa - as well as setbacks in the war - prevented the Turks for deporting the urban Armenian population in the Ottoman Empire's major cities. ... ...ner. Kennedy was grammatically correct to have said "Ich bin ein Berliner". http://urbanlegends.about.com/library/weekly/aa021700a.htm http://www.... ...ro-secession political organization. Growing constituencies in the south - such as urban immigrants and mountain farmers - opposed slavery as a for... ...aw). Three to four days after the event the body's muscles begin to decompose. Some studies suggest that rigor mortis progresses faster in red muscl... ...Adoration of the Magi" and "Saint Jerome", both 1481). Most of the sketches and studies for Leonardo's works of art and engineering are found on...

Anthology of fascinating historical and scientific facts and links to relevant Web sources.

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Fuzzy and Neutrosophic Analysis of Women with Hiv/Aids

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

... Tel.: 1-800-521-0600 (Customer Service) http://wwwlib.umi.com/bod/ and online from: Publishing Online, Co. (Seattle, Washington... ... at: http://PublishingOnline.com This book has been peer reviewed and recommended for publication by: Dr. L. Bojilov, Bulgarian Academ... ... of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria. Copyright 2005 by W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache Layout by Kama Kandasamy. Cover design... ...the reported cases of HIV/AIDS in rural areas in India are higher than in the urban areas. The reasons we can attribute for this is that several H... ...as. The reasons we can attribute for this is that several HIV/AIDS cases in urban areas are kept secret. Secondly due to increased awareness, the ... ... to their husbands. Majority of these rural uneducated woman (this is true of urban educated women also) have little control over either abstinence... ...age of fourteen when she was just studying 9th standard. She discontinued her studies soon after marriage. Her marriage was arranged. Her husband i... ...sko, B., (1986) “Fuzzy Cognitive Maps,” International Journal of Man-Machine Studies, 34 65-75. 66. Kosko, B., (1986) “Fuzzy Entropy and Condit... ...oes Schenk–Sandbergen (1995) Women and Seasonal Labour Migration. Indo-Dutch Studies on Development Alternatives –16, Sage, New Delhi. 75. Maith...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

... And Freedom Fighters 2nd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ...LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Terrorists and Freedom Fighters II. Macedonia to the Macedonians III. The ... ... Fighters II. Macedonia to the Macedonians III. The Black Hand IV. The Insurgents and the Swastika V. KLA – The Army of Liberation VI. Appendix: ... ...lf aware), greedy and frivolous society which depended on consumerism, demographic studies, opinion polls and Government to know and to define itse... ...re intended mainly to quell plangent rebelliousness and were applied mainly to the urban minority (for instance, in Constantinople). The Church w... ...remained overwhelmingly Christian throughout the Ottoman period. Muslim life was an urban phenomenon both for reasons of safety and because only th... ...he same customs. Muslim mysticism (the Sufi orders) appealed to many sophisticated urban Christians. Heretic cults (like the Bogomils) converted en... ...-begotten Word. You are life, love, peace, truth, and sanctity...." East European Studies Occasional Paper, Number 47, "Christianity and Islam in ... ... of Culture and Art Prize for Maiden Prose (1997), The Rotary Club Award for Social Studies (1976), and the Bilateral Relations Studies Award of the...

...The history of four terrorist organizations in the Balkans and a general introduction to terrorism and freedom fighting. Also includes essays about religious co-existence in the Balkans and about pathological narcissism as a precursor to terrorism....

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Fuzzy and Neutrosophic Analysis of Periyar's Views on Untouchability

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

...amy e-mail: dr.k.kandasamy@gamil.com Translation of the speeches and writings of Periyar from Tamil by Meena Kandasamy ... ...//wwwlib.umi.com/bod/search/basic Peer reviewers: Dr. Larissa Borissova and Dmitri Rabounski, Sirenevi boulevard 69-1-65, Moscow 105484, Russi... ... Copyright 2005 by Hexis, W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy, Florentin Smarandache and K. Kandasamy Cover Design and Layout by Kama Kandasamy ... ...at her efforts is going to end once she is married and enters a new family. Studies have consistently shown that girl babies in India are denied t... ... - Varnashrama Dharma E 3 - Manu Dharma E 4 - Samadharma E 5 - Fear of studies/ harassment by high caste teachers E 6 - Discouragement to re... ... education is due to Manu Dharma, Varnashrama Dharma, untouchability, Fear of studies/ harassment by high caste teachers, role of Brahmins and caste... ...unities) is far low in standard when compared to the education given in posh urban schools, where the children of elites and upper castes study. Th... ...population. Among them 62.59% are illiterates and about 50% each in rural and urban areas live below the poverty line. This being the Vulnerable pos... ... in the total population 2. That about 50% of the Dalits in rural as well as urban areas live below the poverty line is an appalling situation! 3...

...K.R.Narayanan was a lauded hero and a distinguished victim of his Dalit background. Even in an international platform when he was on an official visit to Paris, the media headlines blazed, ‘An Untouchable at Elysee’. He was visibly upset and it proved that ...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

... The Future of the Internet— And How to Stop It This page intentionally left blank The Future of t... ...to Stop It This page intentionally left blank The Future of the Internet And How to Stop It Jonathan Zittrain Yale University Press New Haven & Lo... ...ng illustrations, in any form (beyond that copying permitted by Sections 107 and 108 of the U.S. Copyright Law and except by reviewers for the public ... ...t to exploit. Much of the academic work in this area draws from further case studies and interviews with decision-makers at significant firms. It descri... ...e manufacturers and is now produced for hikers and soldiers. 37 Von Hippel’s studies show that 20 percent of mountain bikers modify their bikes in som... ...s noted a similar potential in his discussion of semiotic democracy, a media studies concept drawn from the work of John Fiske. 67 Fisher argues that ... ...R. 5, 6 –7 (1979) (discussing the importance of “cooperative and rational” planning, celebrating “non- manipulative relationships,” and describing t... ...n/moores paper.pdf. 24. Michael McCahill & Clive Norris, CCTV in London 6–7 (Urban Eye Project, Working Paper No. 6, 2002), available at http://www.ur...

...This extraordinary book explains the engine that has catapulted the Internet from backwater to ubiquity?and reveals that it is sputtering precisely because of its runaway success. With the unwitting help of its users, the generative Internet is on a path to a lockdown, ending its cycle of innovation?and facilitating unsettling ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...09 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and words that are not found in dictionaries: beginning with the titl... ...’ is used to describe two complimentary, simultaneous conditions: Connection, and Separation. This book explores the logical extrapolation of this,... ...h a microscope? The answer is; very little. But if you plant an orange seed and wonder about it. If you care for the seedling, and study its grow... ... Energy works in our Universe. Science does not study energy organically; it studies it mechanically. This is a basic weakness in all scientific t... ... absolute certainty has proven to be a futile quest because no matter what it studies; it does so selectively, and because the Universe is dynamical... ...not recognize this 13 th factor of Space as being relevant to the dynamics it studies. It should. Throughout the Universe, the one universal tend... ...f you look at every major social malaise from pollution to traffic jams, from urban glut to overpopulation, from corporate monopolies to bureaucracy,... ...an the poor working slobs… who have no time to work on their social skills or urbanity, that the TV viewer can laugh and applaud and share in all thi... ...an the poor working slobs… who have no time to work on their social skills or urbanity that the TV viewer can laugh and applaud and share in all this...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic aspects and dynamics of the Organic Universe and Organic Life. 3: The origins of modern humans going back 25 million years...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans Pgs 188-222 B: Summary of Hominid-Human Development Chapter 4: Modern Human Dynamics Pgs 223-266 Hum...

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Fuzzy Cognitive Maps and Neutrosophic Cognitive Maps

By: W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy and Florentin Smarandache

...W. B. VASANTHA KANDASAMY FLORENTIN SMARANDACHE FUZZY COGNITIVE MAPS AND NEUTROSOPHIC COGNITIVE MAPS XIQUAN Phoenix 2003 ... ...SFUL LARGE SCALE OPERATION SOCIAL SERVICE 1 Fuzzy Cognitive Maps and Neutrosophic Cognitive Maps W. B. Vasantha Kandasamy Department ... ...al Map exhibiting the relations between the concepts of Women Empowerment and Community Mobilization and the HIV/AIDS Epidemic. This book can be... ...logic, Neutrosophic Logic. Neutrosophy is a new branch of philosophy that studies the origin, nature and scope of neutralities, as well as their int... ...and transportation problems; medical diagnostics; simulation of strategic planning process in intelligent systems; specific language impairment; web-... ...% of age group, 1989) Infant mortality Infant mortality (per 1000, 1990) Urban population Urban population (as % of total population, 1990) Death r... ...LITERACY RATE ELEMENTARY EDUCATION SECONDARY EDUCATION DEATH RATE URBAN POPULATION INFANT MORTALITY POPULATION GROWTH AVERAGE POP. GRO... ...er view of traditional performance indicators which are mainly drawn from studies of time and motion or financial theories. The proposed business me... ... were extracted after thorough analysis of the SISP literature, i.e. case studies and theoretical frameworks and consideration of relevant practical ...

...In a world of chaotic alignments, traditional logic with its strict boundaries of truth and falsity has not imbued itself with the capability of reflecting the reality. Despite various attempts to reorient logic, there has remained an essential need for an alternative system that could infuse into itself a repre...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...1981 by Praeger Publishers. 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS THE MARKETING OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 FOREWORD 6 PREFACE 7 G... ...NTENTS 3 FOREWORD 6 PREFACE 7 GLOSSARY 9 INTRODUCTION 10 1 THE NATURE OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 12 ORIGINATION, MATURATION AND ADOPTION OF IDEA... ... FROM PROBLEMS TO SOCIAL ISSUES TO SOCIAL CHANGE: A MACROPROCESS 14 Social Issues and Causes 14 SOME CONCEPTS AND THEIR ATTRIBUTES 15 INCREASE IN ... ... was to examine consumer behavior in the adoption of ideas. The reporting of these studies, for purposes of this volume, has been reduced to the sim... ...ernment Suicide hotline Trade associations Unicef Union label, buy United way Urban planning Vd hotline Vegetarianism Veteran's rights Vivis... ...rticular topic. That model has been applied widely in nutrition and birth control studies and is a useful research guide for many social cause proje... ...f product continuity is most relevant in multiple issue organizations, such as the Urban Coalition and the American Civil Liberties Union. These gr... ...g for every American family. 10. Programs to foster family planning. 11. Improved urban transportation. 12. Rural economic development. 13. Employ... ...ibution to the innovation and diffusion of social communication literature. These studies, summarized in Medical Innovation (Coleman, Mendel and Ka...

...ptance of the idea? These are some of the questions dealt with in this book. In this first chapter the nature of an idea is developed, contextualized and shown to be a most timely topic. To pave the way for this book's argument that ideas are exchanged in marketlike transactions, the aim of this chapter is to present an idea as a dynamic and vital entity....

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...The Securities Industry 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ...s United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! World in Conflict and Transition http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html Created... ...he Earnings Yield VI. Technical vs. Fundamental Analysis of Stocks VII. Volatility and Risk VIII. The Bursting Asset Bubbles IX. The Future of the... ...tors an annual budget, other budgets, financial plans, business plans, feasibility studies, investment memoranda and all other financial and busine... ...enient idealization of the efficient market, though, has been debunked in numerous studies. These are efficiently summarized in Craig McKinlay and ... ...nformation to the privileged few - though not too few, lest prices are not swayed. Studies cited in Edwin Elton and Martin Gruber's "Modern Portfol... ...uoyancy in real estate prices in the capital coupled with the adjacent Spitalfields urban renewal project have lifted prices. A house not 50 yards f... ...asance in the USA. David C. Jones is a part-time research fellow at the Center for Urban Development Studies of the Graduate School of Design, Harv... ...red from the World Bank, where he served as financial adviser for water supply and urban development. He had joined the World Bank, as a senior fin...

The securities industry, its markets, instruments (equity, debt, derivatives), trading strategies, underlying economic models, and future.

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Fixing Global Finance

By: Kavaljit Singh

...lobal Finance Fixing Global Finance was first published in 2010 by Madhyam and SOMO. Madhyam 148, Maitri Apartments Plot No.28 Patparganj Delhi: 11009... ...aljit Singh 2010. Since this publication is meant for non-profit, research and educational purposes, you are welcome to reproduce it provided the sour... ... The Unfolding of Global Financial Crisis 9 2. The Global Financial Crisis and Developing Countries 22 3. Recent Trends in International Finance and D... ...or internationally rather than achieving any economies of scale. Empirical studies have shown that that there are no significant economies of scale in... ...put forward in two recently appointed committees by the government and the Planning Commission: The High Powered Expert Committee on Making Mumbai an ... ...act that state-owned banks run a huge branch network in the rural and semi-urban areas and undertake substantial social and developmental banking acti... ...ed with the liberal entry of foreign banks are yet to be materialized. The urban-centric foreign banks largely serve the niche market segments consist... ...it comes to providing basic banking services to landless rural workers and urban poor dwellers? The liberal entry of foreign banks may further constri...

...s financial crisis since the Great Depression of the 1930s. The crisis which originated in developed countries quickly spread to developing countries and the rest of the world. The turbulence in financial systems was followed by a significant reduction in real economic activity throughout the world. The crisis has highlighted that financial markets are inherently unstable ...

...1. The Unfolding of Global Financial Crisis 2. The Global Financial Crisis and Developing Countries 3. Recent Trends in International Finance and Developmental Implications 4. The Rise of New Global Players 5. Financial Derivatives and the Globalization of Risk 6. ...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

... Cyclopedia Of Philosophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ... – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining ... ... one possesses a certain right - prescribes to others certain obligatory behaviours and proscribes certain acts or omissions. This Janus-like nature... ...in California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous crumbling of these urban legends - the liberating power of the Net, the self-regula... ... much a race as the remotest and most isolated of the tribes of the Amazon. Genetic studies revealed that Jews throughout the world - largely due t... ... in his career: Should he remain loyal and close to his emotional experiences and studies and forgo the warmth and comfort of being reassured and ... ... Some things acquire a meaning precisely because they are finite: consider academic studies, for instance. It would seem that meaningfulness does no... ...itic. This inimical attitude should have come as no surprise to students of either urban realities or of communism, their parricidal off-spring. Th... ...0, Chicago, Chicago University Press, 1981). Despite the fact that communism was an urban phenomenon (albeit with rustic roots) - it abnegated these...

Cyclopedia of issues in economics analyzed through the prism of the economies of countries in transition, emerging markets, and developing countries.

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...Capitalistic Musings 1 st EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ...end V. The Merits of Inflation VI. The Benefits of Oligopolies VII. Moral Hazard and the Survival Value of Risk VIII. The Business of Risk IX.... ...Global Differential Pricing X. The Disruptive Engine - Innovation XI. Governments and Growth XII. The Distributive Justice of the Market XIII. T... ...ion of stock prices that has been shown to not apply to US markets, among others. Studies have exposed serious departures from the price process f... ...uture dividends, or earnings. Yet, this finding is hotly disputed. Some scholarly studies of researchers such as Stephen LeRoy and Richard Porter ... ...enient idealization of the efficient market, though, has been debunked in numerous studies. These are efficiently summarized in Craig McKinlay and ... ...ical oppression (Paris 1968). The French Revolution may have been the last time the urban sans- culotte raised a fuss against the economically enfra... ...n entwined national economies - continuous interactions which determines inventory planning, the level of wages and pricing. The purported connecti... ... California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous crumbling of these urban legends - the liberating power of the Net, the self-regula...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...TrendSiters Digital Content And Web Technologies 3rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. E... ... Technologies 3rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Pu... ... a Message? http://samvak.tripod.com/internet.html World in Conflict and Transition http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html ISBN: 9989... ...es and directories recommend specific sites. But users are still cautious. Studies discovered that no user, no matter how heavy, has consistently re-... ...e reader has no choice but be exposed to commercial messages as he or she studies the content. This model - adopted earlier by radio and television... ... could before, but it's also made it possible for errors, propaganda, and urban myths to appear in the guise of factual truth. As more people realiz... ...ke constellations,topographical maps of the ocean depths, buildings in an urban landscape, or other objects in a pastoral setting. Virtual Reality (... ...verall company productivity would be greater. Unfortunately, according to studies by the likes of the META Group, the number of organizations where ... ...- DSL and ADSL are not available at all). Rare phone lines - especially in urban centers - are still being multiplexed and shared by 4-8 subscribers,...

...Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and distribution, e-publishing, e-books, digital reference, DRM technology, and other related issues....

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