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Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
A sentiment exists among our leaders today that citizens are children and need to be protected. The belief has spread with viral depth. It has persisted with religious tenacity, and the state is at fault. The state is at fault with its paternalistic zeal, with its judicious abandon, and thus we find ourselves beneath its dark umbrella.
47% Benghazi
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Price: Free! Words: 2,030. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
"Whether they were al Qaeda affiliates, whether they were Libyan-based extremists or al Qaeda itself I think is one of the things we'll have to determine." That is an excerpt from Ambassador Rice's comments on the CBS show Face the Nation on Sept. 16. Many would and should take the words al Qaeda or al Qaeda affiliate to mean terrorist. How the media and the nation did not jump on this and give...
That's Entertainment: The Observation Principle from Bentham to Foucault (Oceania)
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In this essay, I begin with Jeremy Bentham’s Panopticon and the observation principle as a method of control. I then discuss George Orwell's 1984 and Michel Foucault’s development of this idea as a means of control and a form of entertainment. Finally, I take up ways in which the individual - and not the state - has become the unwitting purveyor of suffering as entertainment for a mass audience.
R2P: The Essence of Human Commonality
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In a globalized world, perennially plagued by the crisis of genocide and the obliteration of human rights, countries must gravely consider their rights and their duties to intervene—politically, economically, and, if necessary, militarily—in the mission to create peace and to save lives.
Sheltering Down Under (Oceania)
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Sheltering Down Under is a meditation on the nuclear issue written from a bomb shelter in South Australia. In this essay, the spotlight is on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the nuclear tests of 1953, the Cold War, Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Tokaimura (the accident before Fukushima).
Collected Addresses of the Commonwealth of World Citizens
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Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 12,580. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013 by The Hugh & Helene Schonfield World Service Trust. Category: Essay » Political
This is a series of talks held by the late Dr. Hugh J. Schonfield at the meetings which led up to and included the formation of the Commonwealth of World Citizens. This was a unique attempt to form a servant nation and to find a neutral arbitrator for peace.
Contender: The Justin Trudeau Story
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Price: Free! Words: 20,020. Language: Canadian English. Published: March 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Biography
Is Justin Trudeau the saviour of the Liberal Party of Canada? Will he one day be prime minister? As the son of one of Canada’s most popular leaders, Trudeau was never far from the political spotlight, but in recent years the MP for Papineau has sought it out. Now he’s running to take charge of the party his father once led.
Pissing Off Adults: A Short Guide
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The world seems boring and outdated. But it doesn't have to be! Every kid has the power to change things and it starts with pissing off some adults.
Day and Eternity of James Mace
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Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 150,610. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
James Mace, an American researcher, is one of the striking personalities that make an impact on history. He revealed to the world the truth about the 1932-1933 Ukrainian Holodomor, proving that this tragedy was not a mere chance but a terrible crime of the Soviet government and deserves to be defined as genocide.The book Day and Eternity of James Mace, published in Ukrainian and English.
Human Rights as Mashiach - A Jewish Theology of Human Rights
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It happens that powerful redemptive ideas push humanity to a higher stage of evolution in which we as a species are wiser, more loving and more just than we were before. One such idea was that faithfulness to God means abolishing slavery. I think that today there is a new idea that can help redeem humanity from her state of exile and destruction. That idea is the theology of human rights.
The Double-Edged Sword of Freedom of Speech
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » US Constitution
What were the Classical Philosophers and Thinkers of the Age of Enlightenment saying about the Censorship and Freedom of Speech? What did the Founding Fathers learn from their Great Predecessors? Were the Framers of the Constitution the real Champions of Freedom? This short essay may help you find answers to the questions mentioned above.
Return to the Real
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Price: $7.00 USD. Words: 65,220. Language: American English. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The book presented in front of you is an intellectual inquiry into how the society of today should develop and finally be sent on a way of progress for the whole of humanity. It is a radical thought presented both philosophically and in a plain language. It is a must read for any that wish for a better world for all, an inqury into the obstacles that are present now and will be for the time being.
Intelligence Economica - Saggio di Stretegia Preventiva
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 59,050. Language: Italian. Published: February 27, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Raccolta dei maggiori studi pubblicati inerenti l'intelligence economica.
SUGGESTIONABILI - Il grande equivoco della lotta armata, delle ragioni politiche, della invocata pacificazione
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,710. Language: Italian. Published: February 17, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Un punto di vista diverso sulla lotta armata in Italia, non agiografico, non alla moda, fuori dai denti. La demistificazione e smitizzazione di una feroce farsa collettiva spacciata troppo a lungo per un momento epico, esaltante, un passaggio obbligato del nostro dopoguerra. Non anni formidabili ma anni sprecati, densi di assurda violenza, forieri di ritardi che non abbiamo mai finito di scontare.
Hating America - A History
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When writing a book, an author often has the sensation of being surrounded by that topic. In the case of anti-Americanism that experience was particularly strong. As the 21st century began it seemed as if the amount of criticism the United States was receiving around the world was matched only by the quantity of passionate debate about why this was happening.
Children of Dolhinov
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Price: Free! Words: 146,450. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
It is a titanic story though one rather slow-moving by contemporary standards.
The Truth about Syria
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A stock figure of modern political literature is the Latin American dictator, a beribboned generalissimo, overweight, corrupt, propping up rich landlords who live in luxury on the back of impoverished peasants, using the language of anti-Communism to justify crushing any possibility of reform. Clearly, such people were seen as villains.
Istanbul Intrigues
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This is the story of Istanbul--but also of Turkey, the Balkans, and the eastern Mediterranean--during World War II, based on extensive interviews and the use of archives, especially those of the OSS, which I was the first to see for this region. The book is written as a cross between a scholarly work and a real-life thriller.
Apocalypse Theorem
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,650. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
There is an Internet ‘conspiracy’ legend that a high-ranking member of the Administration developed as her Master’s thesis a plan that called for a ninety-three percent reduction in human population, and that it was incumbent upon the world Governments to execute this population reduction by any means at their disposal.
Assimilation and its Discontents
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When I realized that nobody had written a comprehensive history of Jewish assimilation, I knew that I had to try doing it myself. It was a remarkable learning experience as I researched a wide range of cultural and historical issues and discovered lots of people and events of which I’d previously known nothing.