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Family and More : Enemies or Friends?

By: Helena Harper

...close shave it had been. Through bombed ruins she makes her way each day to British Army HQ, showing German clerks how to impress with expert, effici... ...her family and house her rewards in this life she has made across the sea. A British citizen of many years, yet still the voice betrays an accent ever... ...uished service, mentioned in dispatches, family honor retrieved. Part of the British occupation on the shattered German soil, encounter with a native... ...cting perhaps would have suited her more, for sincerity is not a trait that brands this soul; her friendliness a facade that quickly dissolves under...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...ccessive Vertical Oligopolies", that authors studied: "An oligopoly model with two brands. Each downstream firm chooses one brand to sell on a fina... ...t for the other brand at an extra cost. (They concluded that) when more downstream brands choose one brand, more upstream firms will specialize in ... ...y or the more veteran American OPIC (Overseas Private Investment Corporation), the British ECGD, and the French COFACE - shift political risk from ... ...conomic efficiency." Differential pricing is also the outcome of globalization. As brands become ubiquitous and as the information superhighway ren... ...istic countries. Why are inventors in America more productive than their French or British counterparts - at least judging by the number of patents... ...ranchised and undervalued them. Hitler, who fancied himself an artist, labeled the British a "nation of shopkeepers" in one of his bouts of raging ... ...ut every other profession - is driven by jealousy. The eminent Nobel prize winning British economist and philosopher of Austrian descent, Friedrich... ... the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ... ..." David Andolfatto, from the Department of Economics of Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada, in his "U.S. Military Spending and the...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...f opprobrium and odium is hardly surprising, or unprecedented. Empires - Rome, the British, the Ottomans - were always targeted by the disgruntled,... ... US foreign policy. Thus, the American Empire is closer to the commercially driven British Empire than to the militarily propelled Roman one. Actu... ..., isn't America's reign merely the successor of Britain's? Wasn't it John Locke, a British philosopher, who said that expansion - a "natural right"... ...nocents in the process. More than 100,000 civilians died in Iraq since the American-British led "liberation". Yet, as New-York and Madrid and London... ...with these developments in Europe and North America and began to espouse their own brands of jingoistic patriotisms. Attempts to impose liberal-dem... ...lationships. This was also manifested during the Soviet occupation of Afghanistan. British intelligence and part of the Pakistani intelligence comm...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...ative offerings vying for the consumer's time and attention, beyond just competing brands. To fabricate what may be a farfetched illustration, Gene... ...epts: In the marketing context, it is very difficult to define the attributes of brands that give rise to differences in the worth of those brands... ...on trialability and then segmenting the market on the basis of fear appeals. (Some British "Think Before You Drink Before You Drive" commercials pull... ...product positioning involves the following: a) Determining just what the competing brands are. They could be other brands of the same class, or they... ...he new product. create favorable association. and encourage "switching" from other brands of manpower sources. Copy strategy is to emphasize freedom... ...switching"? Attitude ( or habit) change occurs in individuals whether they change brands, quantities purchased, preconceived ideas, or voting prefer... ... Ill. : Free Press. Pol1ay, Richard W. 1968. " A Model of Family Decision Making." British Journal of Marketirzg 33, 206-16. Pool, Ithiel De Sola, ...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

...the Employment Bureau. This is much like the very successful American and British schemes of “Welfare to Work”. I recommend linking the size of i... ...enerally accepted in most industrial countries after the war. In 1944 the British government stated in its White Paper on Employment Policy that "th... ...nd stable level of employment after the war." One of the most influential British economists at this time was Sir William Beveridge, whose book Full... ...hasing power." The Employment Act was less specific as to policy than the British government's White Paper, but it established a council of economic... ...in 1944 the Social Democrats published a document somewhat similar to the British White Paper, and other such declarations were made in Canada and A... ...nd imported within a rising tide of international trade, as international brands develop – the biggest restructuring of labour markets is taking pla...

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Surviving the Economic Crisis : Current and Future Trends

By: Mark W. Medley

...idered a luxury, then our Governments may impose some form of Travel Tax. The British Government recently talked about creating a Travel database on... ...ve. Now Manufacturers in the developing World, are creating their own Mobile brands, that are inexpensive, loaded with extras and bring technology t...

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...as an important factor. Some conspiracy theorists, such as Webster Tarpley in his "British Financial Warfare", supported by contemporary reporting ... ...rd) Montagu Norman (governor of the Bank of England 1920-1944) sharply (upped) the British bank rate, repatriating British hot money, and pulling t... ...ging the accounts of their investment group to show a fake net worth of $24 million British pounds - rather than the true picture of 19 billion in l... ...in liabilities. This led to forced liquidation of Wall Street positions by harried British financiers. The collapse of Middle West Utilities, run b... ... man's land straddling the City and metropolitan London could be had for 25-50,000 British pounds as late as a decade ago. How things change! The ... ...e the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...credible? In the "brick and mortar" world, credibility is associated with brands. A brand, in effect, guarantees the quality and specifications of a... ...e and commitment to customer care (Amazon), variety, or price (Wal-Mart). Brands are sustained and enhanced by advertising campaigns. The content or... ...e to stay) to spend millions on advertising". The Internet has very few brands (Yahoo!, Amazon) - and some of them are tarnished. Some "old media"... ...rands (Yahoo!, Amazon) - and some of them are tarnished. Some "old media" brands have entered the fray (Barnes and Noble, The Wall Street Journal, th... ...journals are as respectable as any print journal. BMJ (formerly called the British Medical Journal) is eminently respectable. It offers 100% of its ... ...s is a "code of honour" (more reminiscent of the Sicilian Mob than of the British Parliament, let’s say). Violations are punished by excommunication... ...E to the Russian MTS - are becoming regional. Multinationals, such as the British Vodafone and the French Orange - have entered the regional fray. S... ... but, finding itself on murky legal ground, refrained from doing so. The British cellular phone company, Vodafone, has expressed interest in the pas... ...se in Israel, until lately and is the case in Greece. In Israel, when the British Cables and wireless tried to gain control of Bezeq (the Israeli ph...

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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...ical document whose aim was to incite the colonists to revolt against the British.‖ --―I don‘t buy that Lee. We have always been a primarily Ch... ...of billion Muslims and a couple billion Christians believing in their own brands of Mid-Eastern monotheism. Then we have Judaism, Sikhism, Bahai, Sh... ...s? ` ―I don‘t know any of the particulars of these studies, but the British Broadcasting Company in 2004 found that 10% of Americans didn‘t be... .... Were all German soldiers anti-Semitic? Was Churchill the genius that the British say he was? Did Roosevelt really know that the Japanese were going... ...Airlines is safer than flying on a transatlantic flight of an American or British airliner because of the terrorist threats? ―If the presi... ...have just enumerated are not mine alone. Roger Bacon, the 13 th . Century British philosopher said ‗There are four chief obstacles in grasping truth ...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...tyranny which lie in wait beneath the surface." Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963), British writer I. Overview of Theories of Anarchism Politics... ...ry language for a minute, what group does not behave this way? Harvard alumni, the British Commonwealth, the European Union, the Irish or the Itali... ...cond mortal sin by transforming itself into an outpost and beacon of Western (first British-French, then American) neo-colonialism. As the represent... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...first role - familiarity, comfort, security, and shelter - was eroded by the global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that m... ...global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that multinational brands such as Coca-Cola and McDonalds foster familiarity where ... ...parameters). The result of this immoral taxonomy is that the lives of the "lesser" brands of humans are considered less "weighty" and worthy than t... ...e the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...tyranny which lie in wait beneath the surface." Aldous Leonard Huxley (1894-1963), British writer I. Overview of Theories of Anarchism Politics... ...ry language for a minute, what group does not behave this way? Harvard alumni, the British Commonwealth, the European Union, the Irish or the Itali... ...cond mortal sin by transforming itself into an outpost and beacon of Western (first British-French, then American) neo-colonialism. As the represent... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...rnalism was propagated, centuries later, by Sir William Blackstone, the codifier of British Law. Suicide - being self-murder - is a grave felony, wh... ...first role - familiarity, comfort, security, and shelter - was eroded by the global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that m... ...global brands. The "Home Away from Home" business concept means that multinational brands such as Coca-Cola and McDonalds foster familiarity where ... ...parameters). The result of this immoral taxonomy is that the lives of the "lesser" brands of humans are considered less "weighty" and worthy than t... ...e the outcomes of kinship, ethnic origin, personal standing and goodwill, corporate brands and other data generated by individuals, households, and ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...simply too much of a risk to take. But people are mindlessly loyal to their brands and tastes… As Coca Cola found out when they tried to change t... ...formula for their product: customers simply stopped buying it and bought other brands. Until they brought the same old beverage back and renamed it:... ...ing to overpower all of the other capitalistic superpowers with an even worse brands of military dictatorship than the West supported… The result is... ... powerful, more ferocious etc. Today people wear t-shirts advertising company brands for free. Try finding a t-shirt without a consumer brand, or n... ...he voice of his master. Just as Queen Victoria was listened to by the entire British Empire. Class racism. Class brainwashing. The brainwashing ... ...: two Christian nations stopped the killing to observe the birth of a child. British and German soldiers came out of their bunkers and exchanged gi... ...ey get used to the European presence on their land, and then the might of the British navy and army can roll in after the vermin have established th... ... sent over by England. As a gift. To commemorate America breaking free of a British Empire that no longer had any bad feelings about the U.S. being... ...ropean invading colonists in North America burned to the ground? Because the British Parliament…. which was rotten to the core with corruption did n...

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The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind

By: James Boyle

...ol Number: 2008932282 A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library. This paper meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48–19... ...ction but relies heavily on the trademarks accorded to favored designers and brands. There are “knockoffs” of Armani or Balenciaga, but the wealthy st... ...ry embodi- ment of all that is wrong. (I still cherish a friend’s account of British protesters outside the American Embassy in London singing “D-M-C-... ...structions, carry out the desired operations, and write the answer down. The British mathematician Alan T uring imagined something like this—a little ... ...n with the new right, many companies dropped out. At the end of the day, the British database industry—the strongest per- former in Europe—added about... ...industry’s proposal for retrospective extension was effectively a tax on the British music-buying public to benefit the copyright holders of a tiny pro...

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Heroes of Unknown Seas and Savage Lands

By: J. W. Buel

...of impending danger. Such a spectre appeared in 1664, to Captain Rogers of the British Navy. He was heading for the Hatteras Capes, but still deemed h... ...the South Africa coast, and there he and all with him beheld in the offing the British man-of-war Barracouta. So plainly visible was the vessel that s... ...the West Indies, Penn formed the bold design of conquering and annexing to the British dominions the large and valuable island of Hayti and operations... ...glish flag, for during the expedition at least they were in the service of the British government. The effort was a signal success. Jamaica was taken,... ...ition to the extent of declining to allow Mansvelt to recruit his forces from British volunteers for the proposed raid on the Spanish territory. Sore... ...board, were astounded by a series of tremendous explosions which threw burning brands far and wide, and set fire even to the rigging of their vessels....

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Arthurian Chronicles : Roman de Brut

By: Eugene Mason

...r place in chronicle history in a form that persisted throughout the later British historical annals. His theme and his manner of presenting it were b... ...ge that knew no printed books. Not only was it accepted as an authority by British historians, but French chroniclers also used it for their own purpo... ...to it by scribes because of its connection with Brutus, the founder of the British race. The Brut is a reproduction in verse of Geoffrey’s Historia. ... ... pion, or he had fallen at the stroke. The two closed together, with naked brands and lifted shields, smiting and guarding. Men forgot to fight, and s... ...hought has disturbed me, that peace and soft living are rot ting away the British bone. Idleness is the stepdame of vir tue, as our preachers have o... ...should rather pay trib ute to us. In olden days there lived two brothers, British born, namely, Belinus, King of the Britons, and Brennus, Duke of Bu... ...se who sat at his table. Kay and Bedevere smote like pala dins with their brands of steel. Many fair deeds had they done, but none so fair as they di... ...ore the other. Pieces were hewn from the buckler, and sparks flew from the brands. They joined together, smiting above and thrusting under, two perfec...

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Cymbeline

By: Dramatis Personae

...vant to Posthumus. CORNELIUS: a physician. A Roman Captain. (Captain:) Two British Captains. A Frenchman, friend to Philario. Frenchman. Two Lords o... ...nking Cupids Of silver, each on one foot standing, nicely Depending on their brands. POSTHUMUS LEONATUS: This is her honor! Let it be granted ... ...y end Can make good use of either: she being down, I have the placing of the British crown. [Re enter CLOTEN .] How now, my son! CLOTEN: ... ...rom one side, LUCIUS, IACHIMO, and the Roman Army: from the other side, the British Army; POSTHUMUS LEONATUS following, like a poor soldier. They mar... ...unt.] SCENE III: Another part of the field. [Enter POSTHUMUS LEONATUS and a British Lord .] Lord: Camest thou from where they made the stand? POSTHU... ...re I’ll keep nor bear again, But end it by some means for Imogen. [Enter two British Captains and Soldiers .] First Captain : Great Jupiter be praise...

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The Lady of the Lake

By: William J. Rolfe

...ing with affright, Recalled the vision of the night. The hearth’s decaying brands were red And deep and dusky lustre shed, Half showing, half conceali... ... rival glared, With foot advanced and blade half bared. XXXV . Ere yet the brands aloft were flung, Margaret on Roderick’s mantle hung, And Malcolm he... ...rd the vassals took, With forward step and fiery look, On high their naked brands they shook, Their clattering targets wildly strook; And first in ... ...e, chilled with watching, spread their hands O’er the huge chimney’s dying brands, While round them, or beside them flung, At every step their harness... ...is hest their desperate hold, But either still on other glared,” etc. 795. Brands. A pet word with Scott. Note how often it has been used already in t... ...ht enable him to do it justice,—I mean my friend Mr. Francis Douce, of the British Museum, whose usual kindness will, I hope, par- don my mentioning h...

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Marmion a Tale of Flodden Field

By: Sir Walter Scott

...mn gloom, That shrouds, O Pitt, thy hallowed tomb! Deep graved in every British heart, Oh never let those names depart! Say to your sons—Lo, here h... ...banner proud to stand, Looked up the noblest of the land, Till through the British world were known The names of Pitt and Fox alone. Spells of such fo... ...vision high, He might not view with waking eye. The mightiest chiefs of British song Scorned not such legends to prolong: They gleam through Spense... ...n the morning air, The wreaths of failing smoke declare, To embers now the brands decayed, Where the night-watch their fires had made. They saw, slow ...

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Island Nights Entertainments

By: Robert Louis Stevenson

...onjour out of me,” said I. “You tell them who I am. I’m a white man, and a British subject, and no end of a big chief at home; and I’ve come here to d... ...them plain that I demand the reason of this treatment as a white man and a British subject.” That was my speech. I know how to deal with Kanakas: give... ...– I’m just a trader; I’m just a common, low-down, God-damned white man and British subject, the sort you would like to wipe your boots on. I hope that... ...and so there was. “There!” said I. “Look at that! ‘London: Printed for the British and Foreign Bible Society, Blackfriars,’ and the date, which I can’... ...ck the way I expected. For the whole wood was scattered with red coals and brands from the explosion; they were all round me on the flat; some had fal... ...which they 87 Island Nights’ Entertainments did accordingly, opposite the British Consul’s, to make a great parade of money, and themselves conspicuo...

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The Volsunga Saga with Excerpts from the Poetic Edda Anonymous Old Norse and Icelandic Mythologies

By: William Morris

...ng of Harold Fairhair or Saint Olaf; the Viking (1) kingdoms in these (the British) Western Isles; the settlement of Iceland, or even of Normandy. The... ...Viking blood a little altered. (2) “West over the Sea” is the word for the British Isles. (3) See T odd (J. H.). “War of the Gaedhil with the Gaill”. ... ... Documents relating to the Settlements and Descents of the Northmen on the British Isles. Ed., G. W. Dasent, D.C.L, and Gudbrand Vigfusson, M.A. “In t... ...he same time in English State papers as plundering along the coasts of the British Isles, especially Ireland. 18 The V olsunga Saga Iceland. has alwa... ...se: Then in from the hall-door — — Up waked the house-carls — Hot brands she cast, Gat revenge for her brethren. T o the flame gave she...

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