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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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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 Religious Dimension

By: Donald Broadribb

...gram Mellel, with an Apple iMac. ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The authors are grateful for permission to use material from the following: Joseph Epes Brown (ed.)... ...ious questioning has occupied the minds and hearts of a large share of the population. Religious questioning is now a concern of the entire world, Wes... ...ontinue to list themselves on the census forms as Christian or Jewish, but for many people these terms have come to lose nearly all meaning except to ... ...iew. In order to help you understand my religious biases and to compensate for them in your own mind as you read this book, I wish to set before you a... ...idays and the use of head coverings in church. When it comes to indigenous populations, it becomes virtually or totally impossible to distinguish betw... ...first look briefly at these Hindu beliefs. HINDU BELIEFS Hinduism is a God-centered religion, in which communion with God is all-important. According ... ...h comes after a discussion of the attributes of God, emphasizes the Divine Center in every being. Many Westerners are under the impression that Hindus... ...o them, as well as the conduct of prayers, rituals and festivals, form the center of religious faith. THE ESTABLISHMENT OF BUDDHISM Gautama initiated ... ... ways and teachings of the Buddha, their number is but a tiny spark in the population explosion, as is the number of Christian 64. The Republic, 564b-...

...l structure. It has been only in the past two or three centuries that religious questioning has occupied the minds and hearts of a large share of the 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 m...

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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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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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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

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...

...odern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics....

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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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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...ons Imprint, Skopje 2006 First published by United Press International – UPI Not for Sale! Non-commercial edition. © 2002, ... ... Losing Streak VII. Turkey’s Jewish Friend VIII. Israel – The Next Target IX. Oil for Food Program X. Iraq’s Middle Class XI. Iraq’s Revenant Son... ...rical standards, America seems to be provoking blanket repulsion. The Pew Research Center published in December 2002 a report titled "What the Worl... ...srule of the mighty. According to most recent surveys by Gallup, MORI, the Council for Secular Humanism, the US Census Bureau, and others - the vas... ...q, the hectoring and hypocritical West itself made no distinction between peaceful population and combatants. Lately, it took to invading or threat... ...e. It functions due mainly to inertia and lack of better or clear alternatives. Its population is disgruntled, hostile, and suspicious. Other countr... ... the nation is unable to justly and effectively balance the competing claims of the center versus the periphery. The utter (but insidious) institut... ...also an ethnic Pashtun one. The Pashtuns are a bit less than half of Afghanistan's population, but in Pakistan there are 16 million resident Pashtu... ... the accession of 10 central and east European countries. Enlargement has been the centerpiece of European thinking ever since the meltdown of the ...

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

By: Matti Sarmela

...anals * Should we have more development Villages and houses Place for a human community 51 Culture of the river valleys 51 * Lampang Provi... ...ILLAGE RELIGION Faith around me (interviews) 5 We used to have words for everything * Supernatural guardian of our family * I don't believe ... ...ics, Finland is near the top, currently the leading country in competition for state-of-the-art technology. In international rankings, Finland is the ... ...n many changes in my lifetime. Electricity came about three years ago. The population today is about 200 families. About ten cars, two or three police... ...diArabia. I don't know how many. Nine. Wait, I'll get the extract from the population register for the house. From my first marriage I have six childr... ... total area of 12,500 square kilometres, less than 15% is arable land. The population is in excess of 800,000, of whom about 250,000 live within the p... ... 2. Disintegration of kinship. The imperialism of mass culture 1. The center of environment. 2. The mass media. 3. Mass entertainment. 4. Town... ... of the entire community, the adaptation to an economic and social system centering round the metropolis and controlled from outside. It is impossibl... ... - market economy input-output thinking - family/community-centered enterprise - egocentric enterprise - comp...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

...S IN SOCIAL MARKETING 46 PRODUCT MANAGEMENT 46 What is a Product? 46 Other Names for Products. 46 MARKET SEGMENTATION 47 How Many Segments? 47 C... ...oncept Of A Product Mix: New Product Development 56 PROBLEMS IN STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR SOCIAL PRODUCTS 58 SUMMARY 58 5 BEYOND MONEY: THE CONCEPT O... ... ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES 63 IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL PRICE IN MARKETING 65 Implications For Further Investigation 65 SUMMARY 65 6 THE COMMUNICATION OF ... ...ill endanger the human race. Diffusion. Dispersion or spread of knowledge across a population. Gossip. Small talk with or without a known basis in ... ... 12 1 THE NATURE OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES Man is not a circle with a single center; He is an ellipse with two foci. Facts are one, ideas are ... ...ibility Physical fitness Poetry Police, support of Politics Pollution control Population control Prayers in schools Prison reform Product saf... ... need identified by the marketer (usually through marketing research upon a target population). A major difference between the economist's approach... ...ems from cell (2) that bear the intent of profit: private nursing homes, day-care centers and so forth. The service of providing space for which re... ...keting connotation. Besides, demand is too great to justify marketing (a national center for the prevention of child abuse). We are a weekly newspa...

...An idea is taken for granted in the scheme of things. Someone exclaims, "I've got an idea!" What is it that he has? From where did he get it? How was it transmitted? How might it spread to others? What will be the effect of the acceptance of ...

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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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Smallholder Dairying in the Tropics

By: Lindsay Falvey & Charan Chantalakhana

...ric tons by the year 2020 – a 138 percent increase! The expected increase in per capita consumption is from 38 to 62 kg/person. The triple effects of population increase, income growth and urbanisation will fuel this tremendous growth in demand. Milk provides quality protein and essential micronutrients needed for nutrient balance in marginal diets based on staple grain...

... Boer Introduction Smallholder dairy farming systems Types of systems Post-milking considerations Technological change and technology transfer for smallholder dairying Background Methods On-farm trials Change, dynamics and opportunities Impact of economic liberalisation Need for development of capital markets Stresses and opportunities Policy and project iss...

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Multispace & Multistructure Neutrosophic Transdisciplinary : 100 Collected Papers of Sciences : Volume 4

By: Florentin Smarandache

... & Mircea Eugen....................................58 CHEMISTRY...................................68 7. Potential Use of Lime as Nitric Acid Source for Alternative Electrolyte Fuel-Cell Method, by V. Christianto, F. Smarandache.......................69 8. Observation of Anomalous Potential Electric Energy in Distilled Water under Solar Heating, by F. Smarandache & V. Ch...

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Multispace & Multistructure Neutrosophic Transdisciplinary : 100 Collected Papers of Sciences : Volume 4

By: Florentin Smarandache

... & Mircea Eugen....................................58 CHEMISTRY...................................68 7. Potential Use of Lime as Nitric Acid Source for Alternative Electrolyte Fuel-Cell Method, by V. Christianto, F. Smarandache.......................69 8. Observation of Anomalous Potential Electric Energy in Distilled Water under Solar Heating, by F. Smarandache & V. Ch...

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