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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2009 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, ... ...crifice the firm's interests and, therefore, its value in the medium to long- term (for instance, by doling out bonuses even as the firm is dying; b... ...nal, in all the countries where it operates), on the projected supply of and demand for its shares and on the aforementioned risk of non-payment. In... ...e the "price", or the "value" of one's savings account. More than one fifth of the population of 1983 Israel were involved in a banking scandal of ... ...als took place in Russia and Bulgaria in the 1990's. One third of the impoverished population of Albania was cast into destitution by the collapse ... ...ht of the stock exchange as decoupled from the real economy. Only one tenth of the population was invested - compared to 40 percent today. "The Wor... ...porate malfeasance in the USA. David C. Jones is a part-time research fellow at the Center for Urban Development Studies of the Graduate School of ... ...ed layer of municipal bureaucracy superfluous or even counterproductive? Can't the center - at least in smallish countries - administer things at l... ... abused these safety nets are - as Stephane Pallage and Christian Zimmerman of the Center for Research on Economic Fluctuations and Employment in t...

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Abuse, Trauma, And Torture, And Their Consequences and Effects

By: Sam Vaknin

... Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) [2000] where it provides the diagnostic criteria for the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (301.81, p. 717). The DSM-IV-T... ...as "an all-pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behaviour), need for admiration or adulation and lack of empathy, usually beginning by e... ...fies nine diagnostic criteria. Five (or more) of these criteria must be met for a diagnosis of Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) to be rendere... ...e and Gender Features According to the DSM-IV-TR, between 2% and 16% of the population in clinical settings (between 0.5-1% of the general populatio... ... psychological abnormalities, which already exist in some percentage of the population, seem to be at least superficially appropriate." In their boo... ...rish universe of the torture cell. The abuser becomes the black hole at the center of the victim's surrealistic galaxy, sucking in the sufferer's u... ...us (reject and despise authority), fiercely independent, controlling, self-centered, and aggressive. They fear intimacy and are locked into cycles ... ... Directory Cool Site for 8 years. – Philosophy ("Philosophical Musings"), – Economics and Geopolitics ("World in Conflict and Transition"). Owner of... ...rael (1978). Hundreds of professional articles in all fields of finance and economics, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical and political...

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The Fundamental Assumptions Underlying the Modern Study of Psychopathology Examined.

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2006 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002-6... ... times pertinaciously obstinate yet capricious and vacillating, devising many plans for future operation which are no sooner arranged than they are ... ... for future operation which are no sooner arranged than they are abandoned in turn for others appearing more feasible ... His mind was radically ch... ...formation of personality and described five psychosexual stages, four of which are centered around various erogenous zones in the body. The purs... ...iagnostic criteria are ambiguous or even considered "normal" by the majority of the population. Histrionics "consistently use physical appearance to... ...ted out - women drivers tend to make more short journeys around towns and shopping centers and these involve frequent parking. Hence their ubiquity... ...e, pleasure-seeking sex may be key evolutionary mechanisms and integral drivers of population dynamics. Reproduction is but one goal among many, eq... ...s: 1. "The Lot Scenario" A plague or some other natural disaster decimate the population of planet Earth. People remain alive only in isolated... ...sessed of an urge to seek ill-treatment and pain. The pedophile is the guru at the center of a cult. Like other gurus, he demands complete obedienc...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2005 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, 2005... ...10, 1931 but was not impressed. Even in the months after May 1934, when he met her for the second time, dined with her and her husband in their Lon... ...merican liaison. He contemplated marrying one, Thelma Furness, but then dumped her for Simpson. The British media - though perfectly aware of all t... ...menian community was arrested and executed. Between May and June 1915 the Armenian population was deported to Mesopotamia. The deportation followed... ...well as setbacks in the war - prevented the Turks for deporting the urban Armenian population in the Ottoman Empire's major cities. Today there are... ...t the University of Illinois, noticed in the early 1960s that though the bacterial population doubles every 20 minutes - the quantity of luciferase... ...of particles to escape while the other is hurled towards the singularity (i.e., the center of the black hole). The escaping particle draws energy fr... ...hind. Quotes from the official Web pages of some of these databases: National Center for the Analysis of Violent Crime (NCAVC) Its mission ... ...ral Analysis Unit (BAU), Child Abduction and Serial Murder Investigative Resources Center (CASMIRC), and Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (VIC...

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The Labor Divide

By: Sam Vaknin

... Skopje 2003-7 First published by United Press International – UPI Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002-7 Copyright... ...ank Mr. Rafael Di Tella from Harvard University (Harvard Business School) for his assistance in sharing with the author the article he has co-author... ...h of Bonn University. The author wishes to thank Ms. Lidija Rangelovska for sharing her Country Assessment Survey results for Macedonia with the a... ...d decrease gradually and should be withheld from certain segments of the population, such as school dropouts, those who never held a job, (in some ... ... and re-qualification programs according to the educational levels of the populations of the trainees and to the aims of the programs. Thus, vocatio... ...s benefits. Even the Dutch model is not a success. More than 13% of the population is receiving disability benefits. Only 62% of the economically ... ...yment-enhancement programs, and to establish job training and child care centers. Workers made redundant can choose to either receive a lump sum or... ...m aimed at developing 100 selected universities into world-class research centers. Another way to ensure return ... could be to encourage students t... ...1997-9 by Babson College, the London School of Business, and the Kauffman Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership found gaping disparities between cou...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2007 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2004-7 Cop... ...y and intentional fertilization. If a woman knowingly engages in sexual intercourse for the explicit and express purpose of having a child - then th... ...as the right not to be killed unjustly. What constitutes "just killing" is a matter for an ethical calculus in the framework of a social contract. ... ...s delicate and self-correcting balance between the needs and pressures of competing populations is manifest even in the single organism or species. ... ... Moreover, evolution favors organisms whose rate of reproduction is such that their populations expand to no more than the number of individuals tha... ...tworthy and treacherous. Hence the Jewish propensity to infiltrate decision-making centers, such as politics and the media. Their aim is to minimiz... ...sented or not- existent in virtually all professions due to their demography (aging population, low birth-rates, unnatural deaths in wars and slaugh... ...ects and dimensions of the brain and its activities. Redundant hardware -different centers to perform similar tasks. Redundant communications chann... ...lutionary, the fresh – to the old, the habitual, the predictable. They are be risk- centered and risk-assuming cultures. Static versus Dynamic (Emer...

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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The Conundrums of Psychology

By: Sam Vaknin

...ka Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2006 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002-6... ...ng must exist SUBJECTIVELY. The person must FEEL bad, must experience discomfiture for his condition to qualify as a disease. To this extent, we ar... ...fest and others are latent or immanent. Genetic diseases can exist - unmanifested - for generations. This raises the philosophical problem or wheth... ... to carcinogens. Aging and death are definitely the best possible response to over-population. Perhaps the point of view of the single patient is i... ...ects and dimensions of the brain and its activities. Redundant hardware -different centers to perform similar tasks. Redundant communications chann... ... to carcinogens. Aging and death are definitely the best possible response to over-population. Perhaps the point of view of the single patient is i... ...lf Love") – An Open Directory Cool Site, – Philosophy ("Philosophical Musings"), – Economics and Geopolitics ("World in Conflict and Transition"). ...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...ons Imprint, Skopje 2003 First published by United Press International – UPI Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, ... ...o reward forthcoming collaborators and punish free-riders. It even fails to account for simpler forms of apparent selflessness, such as reciprocal a... ... the standard theory of utility and the theory of general equilibrium. Irritatingly for economists, people change their preferences mysteriously and... ...lion to develop and get approved, according to Joseph DiMasi of Tufts University's Center for the Study of Drug Development, quoted in The wall Str... ...f entrepreneurship superimposed on ever- shifting product groups and profit and loss centers. Competition used to be extraneous to the firm - now i... ... abused these safety nets are - as Stephane Pallage and Christian Zimmerman of the Center for Research on Economic Fluctuations and Employment in t... ...or profits. Both rely on the "law of large numbers" - that in a sufficiently large population, every event has a finite and knowable probability. N... ...finite and knowable probability. None of them can or will insure tiny, exceptional populations against unquantifiable risks. It is this market fail... ...rce this cooperation. This is often called a Hobbesian dilemma. It arises even in a population made up entirely of altruists. Different utility func...

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

...Lidija Rangelovska A Narcissus Publications Imprint, Skopje 2002-7 Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, 2005 Copyr... ... and After the Rain - How the West Lost the East. He served as a columnist for Central Europe Review, PopMatters, Bellaonline, and eBookWeb, a United... ...expropriated by publishing and media behemoths. It is treated as a medium for cross promotion, supply chain management, and customer relations manag... ...resonance" - which causes behaviour patterns to suddenly emerged in whole populations. Physicists talked about sudden "phase transitions", the emerge... ...Vaknin "In this digital age, the custodians of published works are at the center of a global copyright controversy that casts them as villains simpl... ...ly guaranteed. Moreover, piracy thrives in very poor markets in which the population would anyhow not have paid the legal price. The illegal product ... ...d not be allowed to write laws that create windfall profits for 1% of the population and take away a million books from all the rest. Q. What does P... ...aging editor of eBookNet) and I founded the Electronic Publishing Resource Center (EPRC), an industry-sponsored, non-profit organization, and launche... ...rely right. Perhaps the most refreshing change is the Britannica's Update Center. Dozens of monthly updates and new, timely articles are made availa...

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Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders

By: Sam Vaknin

...tional Narcissism Narcissists and God – The Religious Narcissist For the Love of God The Narcissist and Social Institutions Guide... ... Text Revision (DSM-IV-TR) [2000] where it provides the diagnostic criteria for the Narcissistic Personality Disorder (301.81, p. 717). The DSM-IV-T... ...as "an all-pervasive pattern of grandiosity (in fantasy or behaviour), need for admiration or adulation and lack of empathy, usually beginning by e... ...e and Gender Features According to the DSM-IV-TR, between 2% and 16% of the population in clinical settings (between 0.5-1% of the general populatio... ... psychological abnormalities, which already exist in some percentage of the population, seem to be at least superficially appropriate." In their boo... ... 3rd person singular or uses the regal "we" and craves to be the exclusive center of attention, even adulation Have a messianic-cosmic vision of h... ...ther's business?" ("My Father" being God - SV). (Luke 2:48-49) Gurus at the center of emergent cults are inevitably narcissistic, if not outright na... ... Directory Cool Site for 8 years. – Philosophy ("Philosophical Musings"), – Economics and Geopolitics ("World in Conflict and Transition"). Owner of... ...rael (1978). Hundreds of professional articles in all fields of finance and economics, and numerous articles dealing with geopolitical and political...

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