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An Invisible Chain of our Time
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A critical insight over the assumed changes that we have done and do, which have never had any logical basis. Reasons to change the point of view about our way of life: health, food, time, relationships, work, home, as well as all are related. What feels and thinks an environmentalist that is lacking within all of us.
The Consumer Reporter
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In this brief collection of humorous essays about the people who buy products, Jonathan Land turns one's daily purchases into skewed sociological observations. You'll never look at kid's toothpaste the same again.
How to Live in Fear
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We are all filled with fear, but we're still alive. There is a fear surrounding us and growing all around us. The tv, the radio, news, blogs. The fear of who we are and what we aren't. It can be overwhelming. And while we may never get rid of that fear that wants to stop us from being the next hero, we can learn to overcome it and live with it. To live in it with just a little hard work.
Fear Psychology
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The author advances a theory of human behaviour based on the concept of a primal fear of not surviving. Evidence of such a fear is presented, and the ways we assuage or suppress it are described. These reveal its relevance to the emotions of love, anger, addiction and depression. A suggestion for dealing with the fear rationally, is offered.
The Religious Life of the Gorkhalis of Myanmar
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Gorkhalis (people of Nepali origins, mostly Hindus and Mahayani Buddhists) have lived in Myanmar since the late 1800s. They came with the British Army and fought through the World Wars, then stayed on in the aftermath. This essay explores some of the recent conflict created by newly converted Hinayana Buddhists who are trying to convert faith-based communities to their own religious ideology.
The Little Knights
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This work could not be written without scientific research. It is about those, who as children, had their bout with cancer. These children were in pain, were frightened to death, were lonely, felt abandoned and felt injustice. In the booklet we see them as young adults, we meet them on the street, do not notice them, but they carry within them many a treasure and secret, unknown to us.
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.
Atheism 101 - A Beginner's Guide to Reason and Enlightenment
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A critical and thought-provoking examination and ruthless dissection of religion, based on reasonable, logical thought and sound scientific evidence.
Quiet Fury Books: Criminal Justice Blog Series
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12 Articles and Interviews by Experts and Victims
Reset (Pietre senza Storia)
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“Ho speso quattro secoli di vita e ho fatto mille viaggi nei deserti perché volevo dire ciò che penso volevo andare avanti ad occhi aperti" [ Pierangelo Bertoli, A muso duro, 1979]
The Eight-Penny Bracelet
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Who knows what treasures lurk when the family finally comes to grips with selling the family farm. The patriarch and matriarch are long deceased, but it takes the grown children some time to put closure on their grief and move forward with the inevitable. But to their surprise, they find an old relic that rekindles the memories of their deceased siblings.
Magnanimity: Making Room for Others
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Just when you think there's no more room at the table, you're going to be asked to make room for others, especially other people NOT like you! This means there is grace for your back-stabbing boss, your lying in-laws, your nosy neighbor. Jesus picks a couple of wild stories to remind his friendly town-folk that God has a bigger plan in mind than what they're thinking.
Emergency Economy: A PFRI Paper by Dr. Imran Chaudhry and Saleena Karim
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This paper, produced by the Pakistan First Research Institute (PFRI), presents a two-pronged contingency model for a sustainable microeconomy in Pakistan’s context.
S.O.S (Save our Society)
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The Delhi gang rape case has enraged every Indian and brought forward many issues related to our political, judicial and executive systems. But it has also raised some serious questions about our society and its culture. Let's start a discussion to find out what's wrong with the Indian society and how we can change it.
Bones to Dust
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You this at a memorial. The ability to remember. The spirit of the people are watching you.
AUTUNNO
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La fine dell'estate diventa spunto di riflessione sulla vita, l'amore, la morte e la rinascita della famiglia con la vita nuova del bambino nascente.
Scottish Gaelic: voices of my Celtic ghosts
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The author travels across Canada and then Scotland searching for his lost ancestral language of Scottish Gaelic. Glenn Dixon has written two travel books and a fantasy novel on the collapse of the Mayan civilization.
Guide to Future-Present Archetypes
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Adam Rothstein's series of essays interviewing thinkers about what technology means for the future, the present, and for our understanding of history.
Incest and Its Effects on Families
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Incest hurts children and confuses them. This general statement fits most if not all incest cases, but from there each family situation is different. This brief article shows that professionals and family members who want to understand particular families where incest has occurred must be open to a multitude of possibilities and only come to conclusions when they can document them.
Tagore, Hepburn and Shahrukh Khan
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This booklet contains two articles and some photographs. the first Article about Audrey Hepburn's familiarity with Tagore's works and the second about the popularity of the Indian film star Shahrukh Khan in Indonesia and the photos are of Indian cultural heritage in Indonesia.