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The Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

....] in 1995. This second edition, with text reset, various emendations, and new index, is published by the Author, Donald Broadribb, owner of the publi... ...on rights. Copyright © 1995 and 2006 by Donald Broadribb. Typeset in Times New Roman and Futura, using the program Mellel, with an Apple iMac. ACKNOW... ..., University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1953. The Spiritual Legacy of The American Indian, by Joseph Epes Brown. © 1982 by Joseph Epes Brown. Reprint... ..., New York, 1972. The paper by Paul Radin “The Religious Experiences of an American Indian” was published in Eranos 18-1950, © Eranos Foundation, Asco... ...terature to discover, for example, discussions debating whether indigenous groups such as the traditional clans of Aborigines in Australia have a reli... ...ver that this is not the case all over the world. In modern Israel several groups reject such separation of religious and secular life, and also wield... ... the meditator “feels himself to be a storm-beaten flame among the glowing waves of an ocean of fire.” Beginners whose mind has not yet acquired the h... ...atly. The same is to be said even more of music. The score of a particular musical piece indicates the notes to be played and to some degree the timin... ...ate emotion with music more than drama, by and large, we need to take this musical analogy quite seriously, for it is this analogy which in practice r...

...he population. Religious questioningis now a concern of the entire world, West and East alike. One sign of this is the extraordinary proliferation of new religiouscreeds and organizations. It sometimes feels as if there are as many religious creeds as there are adherents. It is true that thevast majority of Westerners continue to list themselves on the census forms as Chri...

...What Is Religion? 1Buddhism 16Christianity 59Mysticism 118A Chorus Of Powers: American Indian Belief 176The Sacred Land: Australian Aboriginal Religion 238Conclusion 277References 293The Collected Works Of Carl Jung 299...

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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

... of the Internet And How to Stop It Jonathan Zittrain Yale University Press New Haven & London A Caravan book. For more information, visit www.carav... ...et with an extraordinary potential for growth, and pushing the industry to a new level of competition in ways to connect us to each other and to the W... ...echnologies and a community ethos that secures the keys to those locks among groups with shared norms and a sense of public purpose, rather than in th... ... accounted for an estimated 80 percent of the world’s total e-mail. 59 North American PCs led the world in De- cember 2006, producing approximately 46... ...demics, social analysts, and industry leaders surveyed by the Pew Internet & American Life Project in 2004 predicted serious attacks on network infras... ...could be- come part of the network by bringing a data-carrying wire or radio wave to the party. One needed only to find someone already on the network ... ...de what they perceive to be their traditional market. 27 They want to ride a wave, and they fail to establish alternatives or plumb new markets even a... ... way that millions of dollars can go into production and marketing for a new musical recording 39 while a gifted unknown musician hums an original tun... ...t in preferred outlet. Mozart might have turned to painting if there were no musical instruments for which to compose, but there is no particular reas...

... 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 new kinds of control. (futureoftheinternet.org)...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...Book of Factoids First Published on the Links and Factoids Study List http://groups.yahoo.com/group/linknfactoid Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. ... ...d out of the Simpson household in July 1936. Nor was Wallis the Prince's first American liaison. He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, ... ...he goings-on, reported noting almost until the King's abdication. The European and American press, in contrast, provided extensive coverage of the ... ...u (The Boat), hung upside down for 2 months in 1961 in the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Not one of the art critics, journalists, 116,000 visit... ...ryplace.com/speeches/berliner.htm Bible The Jews do not include the 27 books of New Testament in their Bible. The factoids below relate to the v... ...ion in 1834. http://humanityquest.com/topic/Index.asp?theme1=chauvinism Chicago (musical) The musical "Chicago" won 6 Academy awards (Oscars) in... ...3.stm Decapitation The brain of a decapitated person continues to produce brain waves recordable by EEG 3-8 seconds after the head is severed. I... ... are composites of: I. Primary (or compression) and secondary (or shearing) body waves (that travel in the rocks under the surface of the Earth a... ...ions were trounced by Isaac Shoenberg and his team, set up in 1931 by Electric and Musical Industries (EMI). RCA refined its own system, as did the...

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Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World

By: Matti Sarmela

...Farmer's festival calendar 172 * Modern annual festivals 173 * Chinese New Year 175 Songkran 176 New Year of Thai culture 176 * Programme of... ...ugs ever younger. In many countries, including Finland, young girls of the new, free generation have adopted behaviour patterns of gender equality and... ...umerous side alleys and lanes criss- cross the main lanes, twisting around groups of houses and village backwaters, but always ending up re-joining th... ...eek opportunities to manage together. In the cold season, villagers sit in groups in the mornings in the sun, warming themselves. By and by, the young... ...s to use genetic modification to produce and patent a variety suitable for American conditions. Potential cultivation of Jasmine rice by American supe... ... produced, and they have rather tended to be TV serials; cinemas show many American movies as is the case elsewhere in Asia. From citizen to gl... ...s do not have the characteristic timbre of the old way of singing, and the musical scale is tending towards the Western. Pop stars sing in the same st... ... by girls from remote northern areas and mountain peoples. The first great wave of Aids Fated to contract Aids. caught this group. Subsequently, the ... ...ion and Equality. Penguin Books, Harmondsworth. Yupho, Dhanit 1960. Thai Musical Instruments. Transl. from Thai by David Morton. Siva Phorn Ldt., Ba...

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Winesbur Inesbur, Ohio

By: Sherwood Anderson

...wood Anderson’s small-town “grotesques,” I felt that he was opening for me new depths of experience, touching upon half-buried truths which nothing in... ...n half-buried truths which nothing in my young life had prepared me for. A New York City boy who never saw the crops grow or spent time in the small t... ...artly modeled. Clyde looked, I suppose, not very different from most other American towns, and the few of its resi- dents I tried to engage in talk ab... ...eligious fanaticism and material acquisitiveness can become intertwined in American experience. SHERWOOD ANDERSON was born in Ohio in 1876. His childh... ...s, playing about the tousled heads. As he talked his voice became soft and musical. There was a caress in that also. In a way the voice and the hands,... ... of the bak- ery and presently emerge followed by the baker, who swore and waved his arms about. The baker’s eyes were small and red and his black hai... ... of my refusal will be whispered about. Presently men will get together in groups and talk of it. They will come here. We will quarrel and there will ... ...rown curly hair and grey eyes that were at times hard and direct, at times wavering and uncertain. Not only was he slender but he was also short of st...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ngs out, continually wondering about things, continually looking at things in new ways, continually experiencing new things, continually comparing t... ...he more energy it sucks in, the more powerfully it spews gamma rays and radio waves out of its two polar orifices. Things do not disappear into bla... ... of one Totality to penetrate, there were two. This Condition was completely new to Impetus. He became confused, he became indecisive…. Which one... ...on; once they entered the 3 rd dimension, they became what Science calls the waves and troughs, or peaks and valleys of radiating 3-dimensional ene... ... infinitely small-split particles, and then began coming together into larger groups of infinitely small energy particles... to eventually merge tog... ...ines of mammals contain 24 vertebrae. This is why there are twelve notes on a musical scale. This is also why there are twelve meridians of the h... ...roperties of both waves and particles. This is why the main vibration of any musical note exists only as a whole, a half, and a third. This is why... ...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...e The Public Domain Enclosing the Commons of the Mind Yale University Press New Haven & London ___-1 ___0 ___ 1 37278_u00.qxd 8/28/08 11:04 AM Pag... ...a brilliant composer, not only educated me in composition and the history of musical borrowing but co-taught a class on musical borrowing that dramati... ...” 2 For several years now I have been a columnist for the Financial Times’s “New Economy Policy Forum.” Portions of Chapter 5 and Chapter 9 had their ... ...s the emergence of an area of concern, the coming together of very different groups around a shared problem—an imbalance in the rules that define prop-... ...s? Even the ones they claim to have been dictated by gods or aliens? Even if American copyright law requires “an author,” presumably a human one? 9 Ca... ...r the films of the Second World War, or footage on the daily lives of African-Americans during segregation, or the music of the Great Depression, or th... ... create out of thin air. Perhaps he or she is deeply embedded in a literary, musical, cultural, or scientific tra- dition that would not flourish if tre... ...n them might help to explain both the problems and the stakes in the current wave of expansion. Unlike the earthy commons, the commons of the mind is ... ...you can quickly reach the same num- ber of ears that the payola-soaked radio waves allow the record companies to reach. One need not cheer Grokster. M...

... copyright, patent, and trademark laws. In a series of fascinating case studies, Boyle explains why gene sequences, basic business ideas and pairs of musical notes are now owned, why jazz might be illegal if it were invented today, why most of 20th century culture is legally unavailable to us, and why today's policies would probably have smothered the World Wide Web at its...

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The Magician a Novel

By: Somerset Maugham

... him almost against his will. ‘The first time I saw her I felt as though a new world had opened to my ken.’ The divine music of Keats’s lines rang thr... ... ness. It was almost with maternal pride that she watched each year add a new grace to that exceeding beauty. But her common sense was sound, and she... ...ingly neat. She had good hands, very white and admirably formed, which she waved con tinually in the fervour of her gesticulation. Now that her means... ...anged in a horse shoe, which was reserved for a small party of English or American painters and a few Frenchmen with their wives. At least, they were... ...s, who painted still life with a certain amount of skill, and Clayson, the American sculptor. Raggles stood for rank and fashion at the Chien Noir. He... ...in the room broke into exclamations at this extravagance, but Oliver Haddo waved his fat hand. ‘I shall start with the ice, O Marie, to cool the passi... ...turn of the Pagan world, the sins of the Borgias.’ His voice, poignant and musical, blended with the suave music of the words so that Margaret felt sh... ...f any importance,’ she laughed. Presently the diners began to go in little groups, and Mar garet suggested that they should saunter towards the Madel...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...Web: http://samvak.tripod.com/busiweb.html Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and di... ...g a full circle from considering the Internet to be the next big thing in New Media delivery - to frantic efforts to contain the red ink it oozed al... ...rs between the types of intermediaries are blurred. Barnes and Noble (the American bookstores chain) has, in effect, become a publisher. Many publis... ...an't afford to seek out people and send them unwanted marketing, in large groups and hope that some will send you money. Instead the future belongs ... ...ference between sound and text. In music, what matter are the song or the musical piece. The medium (or carrier, or packing) is marginal and interch... ... The result was a globe encompassing network of academic institutions. The American Pentagon established the network of all networks, the ARPANET. Ot... ...ng should be considered a part of this "ubiquitous or pervasive computing" wave. We have no way of gauging - or intelligently guessing - the part of... ...cts similar to his history. It will alert him to movies, TV shows and new musical releases - all within his cultural sphere. If convinced to purchas... ...that technology has been the buzzword of the century. An all-encompassing wave that permeates all, even thought. The whole surface of the earth has ...

...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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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...material to the one fetus created. The egg and sperm can be compared to the famous wave function (state vector) in quantum mechanics – the represen... ...tates (=millions of potential embryos and lives). The fetus is the collapse of the wave function: it represents a much more limited set of potentia... ...de and supersede one's moral obligations towards non- affiliated humans. Thus, an American's moral obligation to safeguard the lives of American f... ...igation to save the lives of innocent civilians, however numerous, if they are not Americans. The larger the number of positive self-definitions I ... ...m" still reign supreme. In extreme - though surprisingly frequent - cases, whole groups (typically minorities) are excluded from the nation's mor... ...scheme known as the stock exchange, this expectation is proportional to liquidity - new suckers - and volatility. Thus, the price of any given stock... ...Honderich, Ted, ed. - The Oxford Companion to Philosophy - Oxford University Press, New York, 1995 - p. 31) Anarchists are not opposed to organizat... ...ists (like musicians) - often describe their interpretation of an artwork (e.g., a musical piece) in terms of this type of intuition. Many mathemat... ...nt individualism play an important socio-cultural role in this semipternal game of musical chairs. Many products have a limited shelf life or an ex...

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Hawaii Business Magazine-Special Apec Edition

By: Apec Hawaii Host Committee

...g and exporting energy worldwide. In doing so, the Kü‘oko‘a Plan creates new jobs, generates new revenue and adds significantly to the state’s tax ... ...l in turn create a workforce of the future and stimulate the creation of new businesses in the renewable and clean energy sectors. Inspired and inf... ... Foundation Hawaiian Electric Industries Hawaiian Electric Company and American Savings Bank Palapalai Alexander & Baldwin, Inc. First Hawaiian Ba... ...r Cable University of Hawai‘i System Hāpu‘u Kupukupu aio Ala Moana Center American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), Ha... ...n Waikiki Waikiki Starlight Luau Spirit of Aloha Catamaran available for groups Friday night fireworks Our Sales Team is eager to speak to you. Cal... ...n Waikiki Waikiki Starlight Luau Spirit of Aloha Catamaran available for groups Friday night fireworks Our Sales Team is eager to speak to you. Cal... ... evacuation zone maps in Hawai‘i’s phone books, is an expert on modeling wave interactions. Earth and space At the UH Mānoa’s Hawai’i Space Flight ... ...Since 1916, the Kamaka family has been fashioning and manufacturing the musical instruments out of Hawaiian koa, an acacia wood with fne grain hi... ...C.indd 1 9/30/11 4:05 PM 90 APEC 2011 · HAWAII BUSINESS He‘e nalu, “wave sliding,” or surfng In 1778, English seafarer Capt. James Cook beca...

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Best of Four

By: Carol Ann Ellis

...g Center. Every student needs to find this out as soon as possible. What’s New When we began Best of Four five years ago, it was the intention of the ... ...work approach to teaching. In this case, students work together in smaller groups, sometimes referred to as teams. They then may be required to give p... ...ged and told me to “Get them next time.” Throughout the season, I played a new position—second base. It was difficult because I had to be ready to act... ... the moving escalator to board their flight he and my grandmother turn and wave a final good-bye. As he is going past the window, he sucks in his chee... ... he can and crosses his eyes. This makes him look like Popeye. I laugh and wave a final good-bye. As I am walking past the waiting area, I can still s... ...ities do give the band a impressive image but do not necessarily show real musical talent. T ony Phillips, a VH1 correspondent, writes on their self-t... ... the band wants to show off their clothes and good looks rather than their musical skills, which they have little of anyway. Aidin Vaziri writes on th... ...specially by the teenagers who find joy in murder. This also puts blame on American society because we are the ones who promote these types of movies ... ...known as run-on sentences. Comma spliced sentences occur when two are more groups of words, containing subject and verb parts, which are not subordina...

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