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Title:   Cyclopedia of Economics
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2007
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Economics
Collections:   Mathematics
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235224
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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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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...s are all such cases. This could be argued against by saying that, in the case of economic hardship, f or instance, the damage to the mother's fut... ... Problem In the catechism of capitalism, shares represent the part- ownership of an economic enterprise, usually a firm. The value of shares is dete... ...n of the "Principal-Agent Problem". It is defined thus by the Oxford Dictionary of Economics: "The problem of how a person A can motivate person B ... ...use they are not descended from Adam. Pain and suffering, as we all know, are the exclusive outcomes of Adam's sins. Kant and Malebranche may have... ...Test: there is no effective way to distinguish a machine from a human when we rely exclusively on symbol manipulation. Consider pain once more. To... ...ion to matters of civil law and to communal issues. All affairs of state became the exclusive domain of the secular-leftist nomenclature and its att... ...in Fiji, the Andaman and Cook islands) and is still the case in godforsaken battle zones such as Congo (formerly Zaire), or among the defeated Japa... ...means that workers can collaborate not only across continents but also across time zones. They can leave their work for someone else to continue in... ...opean (and Western) structures and seek their fortunes in the geopolitical twilight zones of the world. The USA is unlikely to be of much help to Eu...
 
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Title:   Lay Morals
Author:   Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000661436
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...seek new altars. Like all other principles, she has been proved to be self-exclusive in the long run. She has taken wages besides (like all other virt... ... a writer of fiction; but even as such, I know one thing that bears on the economic ques- tion– I know the imperfection of man’s faculty for business.... ...this matter all that I could wish to say, and con- demned beforehand great economical polities. So far it is obvious that they are right; they may be ... ...ing that desirable. But the rise of com- munes is none the less the end of economic equality, just when we were told it was beginning. Communes will n... ...lumsy and the servile, the other born to beauty. She thought of the golden zones in which gentlemen were bred, and figured with so excellent a grace; ...
 
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Title:   A Footnote to History
Author:   Robert Louis Stevenson
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678525
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...en passed forbidding gifts under the pen- alty of a sharp fine. Under this economic regimen, the unpopularity of taxes, which strike all at the same t... ...he deck of an approaching ship, the island is seen to bear its signature – zones of cultivation showing in a more vivid tint of green on the dark vest... ...he investment. The colonel was abrupt and testy; Mrs. de Coetlogon was too exclusive for society like that of Apia; but whatever their superficial dis... ...ct it was never used but by the Mataafas, and the Tamaseses were cared for exclusively by German doctors. In the progressive decivilisation of the tow...
 
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Title:   Moby-Dick or the Whale
Author:   Herman Melville
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections:   DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0000699985
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...dy, he carried no spare flesh, no superfluous beard, his chin having a soft, economical nap to it, like the worn nap of his broad brimmed hat. Such, the... ...e than one, and three that had each lost a boat’s crew. For God’s sake, be economical with your lamps and candles! not a gallon you burn, but at least... ...the act of feeding, the spermaceti whale obtains his whole food in unknown zones below the surface; and only by inference is it that any one can tell ... ...ps with the double view of retarding his rivals’ way, and at the same time economically accelerating his own by the momentary impetus of the backward ... ...ith low salutations presented nosegays to damsels, and then caressed their zones. On more accounts than one, a pity it is that the whale does not poss... ...have precisely two barrels of beer per man, for a twelve weeks’ allowance, exclusive of his fair proportion of that 550 ankers of gin. Now, whether th... ...ailing of the Pequod, he had hidden himself away with such Grand Lama like exclusiveness; and, for that one interval, sought speechless refuge, as it ... ...rchipelagoes, and impenetrable Japans. Thus this mysterious, divine Pacific zones the world’s whole bulk about; makes all coasts one bay to it; seems t... ...esolation of solitude it has been; the masoned, walled town of a Captain’s exclusiveness, which admits but small entrance to any sympathy from the gre...
 
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Title:   Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel
Author:   Thomas Urquhart
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000680006
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...in what concerneth your religion, as matters of the public state, and life economical. Do you believe, upon your conscience, that Homer, whilst he was... ...be matched; and this am I resolved for ever to maintain even unto the fire exclusive. And those that will pertinaciously hold the contrary opinion, le... ...reditors. Nay, creditors, I will maintain it, even to the very fire itself exclusively, are fair and goodly creatures. Who lendeth nothing is an ugly ... ...that a warrior doth carry; and there- fore do I maintain even to the fire (exclusively, understand you me), that no Turks can properly be said to be a... ...ced compass of one family, who is attentive, vigi- lant, and active in the economic rule of his own house, whose frugal spirit never strays from home,... ...herb, that, maugre longitudes and latitudes, and all the variations of the zones, the Periaecian people, and Antoecian, Amphiscian, Heteroscian, and P...
 
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Title:   Capitalistic Musings
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2003
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Economics
Collections:   Mathematics
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235223
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Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.
 
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...ve – Click HERE! ISBN: 9989-929-37-8 http://samvak.tripod.com/guide.html http://economics.cjb.net http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Create... ...ml Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neglected Branch II. The Misconception ... ... Market XIII. The Myth of the Earnings Yield XIV. Immortality and Mortality in the Economic Sciences XV. The Agent-Principal Conundrum XVI. The ... ...ods they think best ... CAMBIA (the institute he founded) has resisted the lure of exclusive licences and shareholder investment, because it wants ... ... economically detrimental vicissitudes. Often, the sole engine of growth and the exclusive automatic stabilizer is public spending. Not all types... ...rely they all deserve compensation for their efforts and the hazards they assume? Exclusive ownership is the most ancient type of such remuneratio... ...ision of such services a part of their economic life or are about to do so. Free zones, off shore havens, off shore banking and transshipment por... ...means that workers can collaborate not only across continents but also across time zones. They can leave their work for someone else to continue in... ... unhindered exchange of goods, services, and capital (tax holidays, free processing zones, no red tape, double taxation treaties and free trade agr...
 
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Title:   Cyclopedia of Philosophy
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2007
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Religion, Philosophy
Collections:   Philosophy
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235225
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...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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...s are all such cases. This could be argued against by saying that, in the case of economic hardship, f or instance, the damage to the mother's fut... ... Problem In the catechism of capitalism, shares represent the part- ownership of an economic enterprise, usually a firm. The value of shares is dete... ...n of the "Principal-Agent Problem". It is defined thus by the Oxford Dictionary of Economics: "The problem of how a person A can motivate person B ... ...use they are not descended from Adam. Pain and suffering, as we all know, are the exclusive outcomes of Adam's sins. Kant and Malebranche may have... ...Test: there is no effective way to distinguish a machine from a human when we rely exclusively on symbol manipulation. Consider pain once more. To... ...ion to matters of civil law and to communal issues. All affairs of state became the exclusive domain of the secular-leftist nomenclature and its att... ...in Fiji, the Andaman and Cook islands) and is still the case in godforsaken battle zones such as Congo (formerly Zaire), or among the defeated Japa... ...means that workers can collaborate not only across continents but also across time zones. They can leave their work for someone else to continue in... ...opean (and Western) structures and seek their fortunes in the geopolitical twilight zones of the world. The USA is unlikely to be of much help to Eu...
 
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Title:   Fixing Global Finance
Author:   Kavaljit Singh
Publisher:   Madhyam and Somo
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Global Finance
Collections:   Mathematics
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235284
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...quickly spread to developing countries and the rest of the world. The turbulence in financial systems was followed by a significant reduction in real economic activity throughout the world. The crisis has highlighted that financial markets are inherently unstable and market failures have huge economic and social costs. The crisis has renewed debate on the role of global fi...
 
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...CDOs Credit Default Obligations CDS Credit Default Swap CECA Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement CIS Commonwealth of Independent States CRAs ... ...lantic had to be rescued from bankruptcy. In most developed countries, the economic growth reversed. International trade and investment flows declined... ... sector rapidly spiraled into the real sector, thereby leading to a global economic crisis. Given the scale and extent of the present crisis, many eco... ...cause they find such clients less lucrative. Foreign banks tend to follow “exclusive banking” by offering services to a small number of wealthy client... ...s badly. In particular, small and medium-sized exporters located in export zones such as Tirupur, Ludhiana, Panipat and Karur began to lose their comp...
 
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Title:   The Public Domain : Enclosing the Commons of the Mind
Author:   James Boyle
Publisher:   Caravan Books
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Philosophy, Technology
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235260
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...Our music, our culture, our science, and our economic welfare all depend on a delicate balance between those ideas that are controlled and those that are free, between intellectual property and the public domain. In The Public Domain: Enclosing the Commons of the Mind (...
 
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...Chapter 6. Colleagues in the business school—particularly Jim Anton, a great economic modeler and greater volleyball partner, and Wes Cohen, a leading... ... These questions may be hard, because the underlying moral and political and economic issues need to be thought through. They may be weird; alien scri... ...important to pause at this point and inquire how closely reality hews to the economic story of “nonexcludable” and “nonrival” public goods. It turns o... ...ll the money they are going to recoup from the work with five or ten years of exclusive rights. The rest of the copyright term is of little use to them... ...et us give copyright owners more than double that, say twenty-eight years of exclusive rights. If prior experience is any guide, 85 percent of works w... ...s since. He starts by dismissing the idea “that inventors have a natural and exclusive right to their inventions, and not merely for their own lives, ... ...r better and for worse. Large areas of creativity operated as copyright-free zones. Even where copy- rights were properly registered, permission fees ...
 
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Title:   Empire and Wars
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2006
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Political Science, War
Collections:   United States
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235226
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...oth a colonial power and a mercantilist exploiter. To further its geopolitical and economic goals from Central Asia to the Middle East, it persists... ...zens erroneously believe that the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave is an economically self-sufficient and self-contained continent. Yet, ... ...God's Diplomacy and Human Conflicts European intellectuals yearn for the mutually exclusive: an America contained and a regime-changed Iraq. The ... ...e, it praises US "scientific and technological innovations and new achievements in economic development". Somewhat tautologically, it also credits ... ...ts are invariably portrayed as depraved, primitive, and below par. Such mutually exclusive claims were bound to lead to an all-out conflict soone... ... metals and energy concern Belmetalenerga. The unfortunate company - the country's exclusive export channel to Iraq - sold to it a range of goods, ... ...qi government and money from Turkish investors. But not all is rosy in the "safe zones". Irrigation projects, electricity, the telephone system, ... ...opean (and Western) structures and seek their fortunes in the geopolitical twilight zones of the world. The USA is unlikely to be of much help to E...
 
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Title:   Terrorists and Freedom Fighters
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2004
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Schools
Collections:   Authors Community
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235232
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...both passionate and auspicious. The new King was of the reforming kind and keen on economic progress and wealth formation. Regretfully, his impleme... ...t. These were natural - though nefarious - reactions to dislocation, globalization, economic crisis and cultural pluralism. A set of compensatory me... ...t of a grand design. The leader was the embodiment, the conveyor, the conduit, the exclusive interpreter and the manifestation of this design (the ... ...transforming their Yugo Slav brethren into sworn adversaries. This was true in the economic sphere as well as in the political realm. Serbia declar... ...ary staff, headed since February 1999 by "Sultan" and divided to seven operational zones. In short, it reacted to changing fortunes by creating a b... ...chain of command, organizational structure, directorates, operational and assembly zones and general staff are all viable. I have no doubt - though... ...s, for instance. Moreover, while show business is concerned essentially (and almost exclusively) with the securing of narcissistic supply - politics... ... long as the pseudo-medical definitions of mental health disorders continue to rely exclusively on signs and symptoms – i.e., mostly on observed or ...
 
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Title:   The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It
Author:   Jonathan Zittrain
Publisher:   Yale University Press
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Internet
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235244
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...achine was not to be generative beyond the in- novations that Apple (and its exclusive carrier, AT&T) wanted. Whereas the world would innovate for the... ...del is one of powerful, general-purpose machines maintained continuously and exclusively by a vendor. The appliance model is one of pre- dictable and ... ...uld CompuServe hold to the same line that AT&T tried to draw? After all, the economic model for almost every service was the connect charge: a per-min... ...ple, Com- puServe’s “Electronic Mall,” an e-commerce service intended as the exclusive Battle of the Networks 29 means by which outside vendors could... ...r growth in the uses to which it was put. It is as if the bizarre social and economic configuration of the quasi-anarchist Burn- ing Man festival turne... ...illegal drugs. Graffiti is comparatively easier to combat because there are no economic incentives for its creation. 48 The demand for illegal drugs cre... ...o erase their own hard drives at the stroke of midnight, adjusting for time zones to make sure the col- lective crash takes place at the same time ar... ...like contraption to some PVC After the Stall 86 Figure 4.3 Eric von Hippel’s zones of innovation pipes to create a portable center-pivot irrigation s...
 
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Title:   Laws of Destiny Never Disappear : Culture of Thailand in the Postlocal World
Author:   Matti Sarmela
Publisher:   Helsinki
Language:   English
Date:   2005
Subjects:   Non Fiction, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc., Culture of Thailand
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096544
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...y life. Is it all repeated in Thailand? This land, dubbed the Asian Little Economic Tiger, because it is following in the footsteps of great Japan? Or... ... lifestyle changed as people adapted to 'modern development', their global economic, technological and cultural environment. Later, the project title ... ...an communities to surrounding nature, the habitat, but to 'reality', those economic, political and social conditions that the natural environment also... ...gone.Ascending from the plain, the mountains are now divided into economic zones. Where the irrigation network ends, industrial pineapple plantations ... ...ity of bungalows in a forest village. In reality, this village has almost exclusively old-style pillar houses, and building practices have not change... ..., using an ox cart as an aid. Erection of the pillars has been an occasion exclusive to the men, and if the house was being built by a new son-in-law... ...arming methods are adapted to local natural environment and utilize almost exclusively local energy, such as water buffalo, and the use of artificial ... ... control of agricultural industry, Lampang plains become closed production zones controlled by global food industry.And technological development will...
 
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Title:   Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2002
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Technology
Collections:   Technology
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235240
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...s in The Open Directory and Suite101. Between 1999-2002, he served as the Economic Advisor to the Government of Macedonia. Visit Sam's Web site at h... ...sal Interface VII. Internet Advertising – What Went Wrong? VIII. The Economics of Spam IX. Don’t Blink – Interview with Jeffrey Harrow X. ... ...onsumers. This is a return to pre-industrial times when artisans ruled the economic scene. Work stability will suffer and work mobility will increase... ...ss models were exposed as wishful thinking. The second mistake was to exclusively cater to the needs of a highly idiosyncratic group of people (... ...itions. But more and more authors are publishing their books primarily or exclusively as e-books. E-books thus threaten hardcovers and paperbacks al... ... authors and publishers to reap the commercial fruits of their endeavours exclusively, though only for a prescribed period of time. V. As Readersh... ... structure of the database - the way Germany is divided to 1860 reporting zones - protected in any way? In essence, copyright is a temporary monopol... ...can spring up and dissipate as needed without regard to geography or time zones. Indeed, as bandwidth continues to increase in availability and plum...
 
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Title:   The Fundamental Assumptions Underlying the Modern Study of Psychopathology Examined.
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2006
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Psychology, Psychopathology
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235234
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...ribed five psychosexual stages, four of which are centered around various erogenous zones in the body. The pursuit of pleasure ("the pleasure pri... ...nd even the welcome is, of course, a matter of degree. Pathological narcissism is exclusive and all-pervasive. Other forms of narcissism are not. ... ...idiosyncratic horror story. Parents sometimes have to be abxsent due to medical or economic conditions. They may be too preoccupied to stay attuned... ...res it develops either into a True Self or into a False Self. The two are mutually exclusive (a person possessed by a False Self has no functioning... ... have long ceased to be a profitable proposition. At present, they are more of an economic drag and a liability. Many continue to live with their ... ...der the parent's professional and pecuniary progress. The more children people can economically afford – the fewer they have. This gives the lie to... ...in Recent studies in animal sexuality serve to dispel two common myths: that sex is exclusively about reproduction and that homosexuality is an unna...
 
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Title:   The World Factbook: 1987
Author:   Central Intelligence Agency
Publisher:   Central Intelligence Agency
Language:   English
Date:   1987
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Geography, Anthropology, Recreation, World Facts
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096505
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... Asia X. Oceania XI. Arctic Region XII. Antarctic Region XIII. Standard Time Zones of the World Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations There have been... ...re projected for 1987-91. Notes, Definitions, and Abbreviations (continued) Economic abbreviations: ave. average bbl barrel (159 liters, 42 gallons) ... ...f Texas Land boundaries: 5,070 km total Coastline: 1,600 km Maritime claims: Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm Territorial sea: 20 nm Climate: semiarid i... ...) Life expectancy: men 40.6, women 42.9 Literacy: 20% Labor force: 2,783,000 economically active (mid-1985 est); 85% agriculture, 15% industry Organiz... ...m Maritime claims: Continental shelf: 200 meters or to depth of exploitation Exclusive fishing zone: 200 nm Territorial sea: 3 nm Climate: tropical; m... ...ton, D.C. Coastline: 153 km Maritime claims: Contiguous zone: 24 nm Extended economic zone: 200 nm Territorial sea: 12 nm Climate: tropical marine; li... ...l system: based on English common law; British Caribbean Court of Appeal has exclusive original jurisdiction and an appellate jurisdiction Branches: b... ... of government Capital: Kathmandu Administrative divisions: 75 districts, 14 zones Legal system: based on Hindu legal con- cepts and English common la... ...partments; in 1982 the Sandinistas established six regions and three special zones, which both the government and the Sandinista National Liberation F...
 
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Title:   Manifesto of the Communist Party
Author:   Karl Marx
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Politics, Literature and history, Literature & philosophy
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000676606
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...he world mar ket, conquered for itself, in the modern representative State, exclusive political sway. The executive of the modern State is but a com... ...er work up indigenous raw material, but raw material drawn from the remotest zones; indus tries whose products are consumed, not only at home, but in... ...compa nied by a social and political constitution adapted to it, and by the economical and political sway of the bour geois class. A similar moveme... ...ion of capital; the condition for capital is wage labour. Wage labour rests exclusively on competition between the laborers. The advance of industry,... ...r all, a will, whose essential character and direction are determined by the economical condi tions of existence of your class. The selfish misconcep... ...ath the French original. For instance, be neath the French criticism of the economic functions of money, they wrote “Alienation of Humanity,” and be ...
 
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Title:   The Path of Splitness
Author:   Indrek Pringi
Publisher:   Self Published
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Science
Collections:   Science
Book Id:   WPLBN0002097015
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...hese 13 th gateway atomic weights inbetween 12 Totalities are used as buffer zones. And these buffers are not predictable. Sometimes they are th... ...ate larger atoms all over again. Because these 13 th factors act as buffer zones: the Entire Universe has become frozen into certain vicious cycl... ...6 th , gateway buffer in-between them. And what’s more… these gateway buffer zones may allow entire parcels, and bunches of 3’s, 4’s, 6’th’s 12’s, ... ...b the oceans could do… only faster, more diversely, more creatively, and more economically… using much less water. Life evolved to create organisms ... ...b the oceans could do… only faster, more diversely, more creatively, and more economically… using much less water. Life evolved to create organisms ... ...was what flint knapping was invented for, this was what it was used for almost exclusively. In this way, they could produce razor sharp cutting impl... ...and radiating heat. Why do you think so many people watch TV? The selfish exclusiveness of being the only animals with fire. The selfish exclusi... ... shield of defense turned them into cowards. Using fire to warm only a small exclusive band of apes for over a million years... created a false sel... ...k opinions of how to stabilize things… as each new crisis, war, market crash, economic failure, and scandal keeps on happening. What keeps these ...
 
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Title:   The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States
Author:   Thomas H. Kean
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000655832
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...draws from multiple sources—Islam, history, and the region’s political and economic malaise. He also stresses griev- ances against the United States w... ...ect unwelcome modernization, and adhere strictly to the Sharia. Social and Economic Malaise In the 1970s and early 1980s, an unprecedented flood of we... ...se of social obligations. By the late 1980s, diminishing oil revenues, the economic drain from many unprofitable development projects, and population ... ... and 372 were wounded.The opera- tion was carried out principally, perhaps exclusively, by Saudi Hezbollah, an organization that had received support ... ...impor- tant characteristics.They have limited authorities.They do not have exclusive authority over intelligence agencies.Appropriations are ultimatel... ...rldwide threat hearing, held eight; its House counterpart held perhaps two exclusively 106 THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT Final1-4.4pp 7/17/04 9:12 AM ... ...CIA ran a final, graded rehearsal of the operation, spread over three time zones, even bringing in personnel from the region.The FBI also participated... ...nt’s magnitude. 16 The NYPD precincts were divided into 35 different radio zones, with a cen- tral radio dispatcher assigned to each. In addition, the... ...n limited firefighting for the purpose of cutting exit routes through fire zones. 108 Many units were simply instructed to ascend toward the impact zo...
 
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Title:   The Soul Bearer
Author:   Jonathan Cross
Publisher:   Sterling House Publisher
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, Mystery
Collections:   Archeology
Book Id:   WPLBN0002118010
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...n like sour grapes. "I got a call from Hawk last night. He wants to give me an exclusive interview. Now don't take offense," Brent said, hold­ ing u... ...u, in a manner of speaking that is. Of course, when thiS IS allover I expect an exclusive." "My friend, and I use that word with great apprehension ... ...ch helped both the police and the Feds set up sting operations in exchange for exclusive stories. All that, however, changed ten years ago when his... ... personally. Your job, Senator, is to hold your Hearings and expose these toxic zones that may affect the lives of millions of people," Brent said i... ...ng, Senator. My recommendation is that every man, woman, and child in the toxic zones be relocated immediately. " The chamber erupted. Reporters sc... ...ecially from the fourteen affected areas, which the media now dubbed the 'Toxic Zones'. CNN went to wall-to-wall coverage interviewing environmental... ... experts, scientists, physicists, cancer specialists, congresspeople, senators, economic experts, and a completely scared and out­ raged public. The ... ... economy like Germany and Japan. They believe, in time, that they can become an economic Super Power. We'll have a war all right, an economic one, b...
 
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Title:   The Vatican Conspiracy
Author:   Jonathan Cross
Publisher:   Jonathan Cross
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Religion, Adventure
Collections:   Mystery Fiction
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235263
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... do him. However, Michael agrees with my mission, and has consented to be our exclusive fundraiser. And, we all know that without money we can't get ... ...the only issue you intend to run on? The country is rift with other social and economic problems, from unemployment to deep budget cuts that have squ... ...l statement: We will always have controversial issues; social, political, and economic problems to solve. And I believe that the solution to the fut... ...e tens of thousands. The drug issue crosses all religious, ethnic, and social economic strata. We are all vulnerable to this evil, and I intend to s... ...ope to keep the bombing to a minimum, and our troops restricted to the target zones. But, as you know, there are always innocent people who are unfor...
 
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Title:   Moby Dick; Or the Whale
Author:   Herman Melville
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Literature, Literature & drama
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000678498
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..., he carried no spare flesh, no superfluous beard, his chin having a soft, economical nap to it, like the worn nap of his broad-brimmed hat. Such, the... ...e than one, and three that had each lost a boat’s crew. For God’s sake, be economical with your lamps and candles! not a gallon you burn, but at least... ...the act of feeding, the spermaceti whale obtains his whole food in unknown zones below the surface; and only by inference is it that any one can tell ... ...ps with the double view of retarding his rivals’ way, and at the same time economically accelerating his own by the momen- tary impetus of the backwar... ...ith low salutations presented nosegays to damsels, and then caressed their zones. On more accounts than one, a pity it is that the whale does not poss... ...have precisely two barrels of beer per man, for a twelve weeks’ allowance, exclusive of his fair proportion of that 550 ankers of gin. Now, whether th... ...ailing of the Pequod, he had hidden himself away with such Grand-Lama-like exclusive- ness; and, for that one interval, sought speechless refuge, as i... ...ipelagoes, and impenetrable Japans. Thus this mysteri- ous, divine Pacific zones the world’s whole bulk about; makes all coasts one bay to it; seems t... ...solation of solitude it has been; the masoned, walled- town of a Captain’s exclusiveness, which admits but small en- trance to any sympathy from the g...
 
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Title:   Voices from the Past
Author:   Paul Alexander Bartlett
Publisher:   Autograph Editions
Language:   English
Date:   2007
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Philosophy, Education
Collections:   History
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...loof. They say I am too aristocratic. They say my parties are too gay and exclusive. They say my wealth is insufficient. They say...Yes, I could go o... ...heir Bibles. The White House As I study the office wall map of the war zones I am afflicted by partial blindness. The name Fredericksburg blurs. ... ...will urge Congress to appropriate $400,000,000 to assist the South in its economic recovery. Ours is no longer a nation within a nation; ours is a v... ...tensively. It will be a pleasure to convene a cabinet meeting, to discuss economic changes, foreign relations, amnesty, rail expansion, and state la...
 
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Title:   The Golden Bowl
Author:   Henry James
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
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...ust to cool his worried eyes with. He saw her in her light: that immediate exclusive address to their friend was like a lamp she was holding aloft for... ...ed human appeal, represented by gradations of tint, diminishing concentric zones of intensity, of importunity, really faded to the impersonal whitenes... ...ow on our friend’s amiability alone the weight of the demonstration of his economic history. Amiability, of a truth, is an aid to success; it has even... ... of his intelligence, in the sphere in which it was to learn more and more exclusively to play, if his wife’s influence on it had n’t been, in the stra... ...s not without an inkling on his own side that he was, as a taster of life, economically constructed. He put into his one little glass everything he ra... ... now been waiting. “For Mrs. Verver to be known to people so intensely and exclusively as her husband’s wife something is wanted that, you know, they ...
 
       
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