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Title:   March of the Evil Empires! : English Versus the Feudal Languages!!
Author:   Ved from Victoria Institutions
Publisher:   Victoria Institutions
Language:   English
Date:   2000
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Philosophy, Feudal language
Collections:   Sociology
Book Id:   WPLBN0004023765
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...ts of human beings. The basic understanding that is being put forward is that languages, which are the software for human communication, are powerful media, which not only can help in communication, but also does contain extremely powerful designs and programs, which literally design all societies. Languages are actually powerful machines that can create a definite and pre...
 
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...ass divide Parks and Seaside Democracy Chapter 11 The concept of politeness Hospitality The Metamorphosis of Respect Towering Personalities Manipulation of superiors The instinctive aloofness The lack of courtesy in social scenes in India Chapter 12 A matter of perspective Chapter 13 A factor of anthropology A factor of anthropology Envisaging a behav...
 
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Title:   The Silver Lining: Moral Deliberations in Modern Cinema
Author:   Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Morals
Collections:   Philosophy
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235285
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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... the surface, it deals with the worn out issue of the intermingling of life and the media. Examples for such incestuous relationships abound: Ron... ...lms, all concerned with the confusion between life and the imitations of life, the media. The ingenious "Capitan Fracasse", "Capricorn One", "Slive... ...he victims – of the decisions of corrupt politicians, mad scientists, megalomaniac media barons, gung-ho generals and demented artists. This world ... ...ically erroneous. Yet, the two concepts are often confused because they are both mediated by and reside on computers. The computer is a self-cont... ...sed) Universe. It incorporates the hardware, the data and the instructions for the manipulation of the data (software). It is, therefore, by defini... ...pection) long term consistent intentional (i.e., willed) patterns ("memory") in our manipulation ("relating to") of our environment and (b) Others a... ...at he has a self-identity at all. He discerns intentional (willed) patterns in his manipulation of his environment but, due to his amnesia, he cann... ...pection) long term consistent intentional (i.e., willed) patterns ("memory") in our manipulation ("relating to") of our environment and (b) Others a... ...decades-spanning gallery of human paranoia. Villains change: communists, neo-Nazis, media moguls. But one kind of villain is a fixture in this psych...
 
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Title:   Far from the Madding Crowd
Author:   Thomas Hardy
Publisher:   Djvu Editions Classic Literature
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Literature, Literature & thought, Literature & drama
Collections:   DjVu Editions Classic Literature
Book Id:   WPLBN0000698946
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...ose observer, they are just as perceptible; the dif ference is that their media of manifestation are less trite and familiar than such well known one... ...ll applied. Unlike and superior to either of those two typical remnants of mediaevalism, the old barn embodied practices which had suffered no mutilat... ... event which has long been potentially an accomplished thing. He stood and mediated — a miserable man. Whither should he go? ‘He that is accursed, let... ...hsheba collected the flowers, and began planting them with that sympathetic manipulation of roots and leaves which is so conspicuous in a woman’s garde...
 
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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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...Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and distribution, e-publishing, e-books, digital reference, DRM technology, and other related issues....
 
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... http://samvak.tripod.com/busiweb.html Essays dedicated to the new media, doing business on the web, digital content, its creation and distri... ...tenberg’s Anabasis XXXI. The Ubiquitous Project Gutenberg XXXII. The Media Downloader’s Profile Web Technology and Trends Thoughts on the... ...ckbone of e-publishing. Increasingly, it is expropriated by publishing and media behemoths. It is treated as a medium for cross promotion, supply cha... ...only some minor synergies with non-cyberspace, real world, franchises and media properties. The likes of Disney and Bertelsmann have swung a full ci... ... full circle from considering the Internet to be the next big thing in New Media delivery - to frantic efforts to contain the red ink it oozed all ov... ...ough images. But access to an alphabet and to the RULES of its meaningful manipulation is indispensable to survival, at least to the survival of int... ...rules, formalisms, abstract entities. In other words: information and its manipulation - RULES - have become the main product of modern society. Some... ...echnology deal with identities and definitions - in other words, both are manipulations of language. We have come a full circle. I opened by saying... ... you think that is in contradiction with your own system. You affirm that manipulation of information can be incarnated in matter, that is to say, t...
 
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Title:   Spy on Spy
Author:   John Day
Publisher:   John Day
Language:   English
Date:   2017
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, Action spy thriller
Collections:   Adventure
Book Id:   WPLBN0100000153
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
 
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...mber 1943 195 Anna has a date. 21st December 1943 198 Peter’s despair. Evening 21st December 1943 201 Anna plays her hand. 21st December 1943 204 Manipulation. 207 An unexpected twist. 208 Henryk plays his hand. Late 21st December 1943 211 All consuming passion. 216 The morning after. 22nd December 1943 217 Peter gets a message. 22nd December 1943 218 Fate and An...
 
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Title:   Desktop Publishing and the Literary Magazine
Author:   Jim Manis
Publisher:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Literature and history, Literature & philosophy, History
Collections:   Penn State University's Electronic Classics Series Collection
Book Id:   WPLBN0000676603
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...erns beyond those of simple copyediting to the essential questions of the manipulation of the artifact itself. The editor is not concerned solely w... ...e, the student will be provided quick and easy access to the DAA as first mediator should any disagreement occur concerning the grade assigned. Im... ...o a grade for the course, the student will receive both print and digital media with his or her name affixed as verification of expertise. Sta...
 
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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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...ols vs. Life Pg 508 The Dynamics of Distraction Pg 520 The Culture of Mass Media Pg 523 Hollywood and Perfection Pg 527 Tool Principles vs. Hu... ...riven off by other predators. This opened up an entire world of adaptive manipulation, which had never before existed. It opened up the dynami... ...emerged; our tool-brain had developed enough to perform the same processes of manipulation inside our brain without our hands… as we could outside, w... ...ation, the false ability of fooling people through words-language-exaggeration-manipulation of the truth. The highest status went to those who could... ...Human Sense of Pure Wonder does not rely upon artificial tools, or artificial manipulations. Fear and Wonder To a large extent, the outer Sen... ...s first emerged; there were no schools, cars, or cities. No books, libraries, media, and no jobs: the concepts of work and school did not exist. Ye... ...atus, fame, stardom. Raw data… all Science, all information industries, all media… It would have no choice but to conclude that literally every c... ... from being numbed and drugged by food, or being numbed and distracted by the media, by busyness, work, chatter, socializing, drugs, etc. Whether a... ...ockbrokers, powerbrokers, elected and appointed officials, corporate bigwigs, Media personalities, owners, stockholders, property owners, etc. that ...
 
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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
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...elated to breakthroughs in information technology. Both markets are founded on the manipulation of symbols and coded concepts. The dynamic of these... ...s, insider trading, stock option resetting , unwinding, and unloading, share price manipulation, opaque transactions, and outlandish pay packages. ... ...f Sony, or Microsoft. In an age of information glut, it is still the marketing, the media campaign, the distribution, and the sales that determine ... ... the efficient and rational allocation of risks and rewards. Insider trading, stock manipulation, monopolies, hoarding - all tend to consistently bu... ... are part of the equation of provision. 4. Dissemination – More commonly known as media or information channels. The channels which bridge betwee... ...elf to firms on its turf, will likely fall prey to vicious rumours and informative manipulations by its competitors. Positive information is c... ...erested, biased, party? Was the information "force-fed" by the Government, was the media coerced to publish it by a major advertiser, was the journ... ...odies (accountants, corporations, The Bureau of Statistics, news bulletins, all the media, the Internet, various databases, whether in digitized for... ...narcissistic supply. Witness the travestied extravagance of Tyco's Denis Kozlowski. Media attention only exacerbates the narcissist's addiction and ...
 
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Title:   Narcissism Book of Quotes
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2007
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Psychology, Narcissism
Collections:   Psychology
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235230
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...try/be content with one relationship and build on that. The lack of commitment, sneaky manipulation of targeting new NS, guarantee that they will g... ...age." "Both of my parents are Ns. My mother is much more of a behind- the-scenes N. Her manipulations and repeated accusations have ended our relati... ...ttention to her, he became 'super dad' when I filed for divorce. How do I minimise the manipulation of my daughter? He will try anything to get my ... ...e it is hard to imagine the amount of lying that went on, the deceptions, the spin, the manipulation." "When I would confront him about lying he wou... ...com/abuse11.html "The abuser perverts the system – therapists, marriage counselours, mediators, court-appointed guardians, police officers, and j... ...r promotion, never invited to professional or social gatherings, cold-shouldered by the media. They are snubbed and disregarded. They are never the ... ...or one-discovery scholar still demands professional deference and expects attention by media and superiors. The once-potent politician maintains re... ... sector. After that, calls come from all sectors both public and private, with finance, media, police, postal workers and other government employees... ...ticle.cfm/npd/100724 "Money, compliments, a favourable critique, an appearance in the media, a sexual intercourse are all transformed into the same...
 
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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
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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.... Excessive speculation by large players is a significant factor in market manipulation and unreasonable price movements and therefore has the potenti... ...tor. Of late, infrastructure, real estate, banking and financial services, media and entertainment sectors have attracted more interest than tradition... ...dia which launched an Initial Public Offer (IPO) in mid-2010. According to media reports, the original promoters and private equity funds have sold pa... ...s both within and across borders. Further, problems associated with market manipulations such as insider trading, short selling and program trading re... ... were largely ignored by the policymakers, IFIs, think-tanks and financial media. As late as April 2006, IMF’s flagship publication, Global Financial ... ...ng popular demands and building pressure from below. With the help of mass media and Internet, the potential to respond to the emerging global financi...
 
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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
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...s, insider trading, stock option resetting , unwinding, and unloading, share price manipulation, opaque transactions, and outlandish pay packages. ... ...ctive way to distinguish a machine from a human when we rely exclusively on symbol manipulation. Consider pain once more. To say that something do... ...e Jewish propensity to infiltrate decision-making centers, such as politics and the media. Their aim is to minimize conflicts of interests by transf... ...re over-represented in certain, influential, professions (in banking, finance, the media, politics, the film industry, publishing, science, the hum... ... in order to communicate the echo of their idiosyncratic language. They are forever mediating between us and their experience. Rightly so, the quali... ...are. - Again, this retaliation can take a myriad of forms: malicious advertising, a media campaign, adverse legislation, blocking distribution chan... ...acity Create "switching" costs. - Through legislation, bureaucracy, control of the media, cornering advertising space in the media, controlling inf... ...l real estate. The role of imperial power entails the suppression, subversion, or manipulation of all forms of free speech, governance, and electi... ...the general population. Yet, correlation does not necessarily imply causation. The manipulation of one parameter of the correlation does not inevit...
 
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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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...s, insider trading, stock option resetting , unwinding, and unloading, share price manipulation, opaque transactions, and outlandish pay packages. ... ...ctive way to distinguish a machine from a human when we rely exclusively on symbol manipulation. Consider pain once more. To say that something do... ...e Jewish propensity to infiltrate decision-making centers, such as politics and the media. Their aim is to minimize conflicts of interests by transf... ...re over-represented in certain, influential, professions (in banking, finance, the media, politics, the film industry, publishing, science, the hum... ... in order to communicate the echo of their idiosyncratic language. They are forever mediating between us and their experience. Rightly so, the quali... ...are. - Again, this retaliation can take a myriad of forms: malicious advertising, a media campaign, adverse legislation, blocking distribution chan... ...acity Create "switching" costs. - Through legislation, bureaucracy, control of the media, cornering advertising space in the media, controlling inf... ...l real estate. The role of imperial power entails the suppression, subversion, or manipulation of all forms of free speech, governance, and electi... ...the general population. Yet, correlation does not necessarily imply causation. The manipulation of one parameter of the correlation does not inevit...
 
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Title:   The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues
Author:   Seymour Fine
Publisher:   Praeger Publishers
Language:   English
Date:   1981
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Psychology, Education
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235185
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...CONCEPTS 77 An action network. 77 INTERMEDIARY DISSEMINATORS OF CONCEPTS 78 Mass Media 78 INTERPERSONAL CHANNELS 81 THE CONSUMER'S PLACE IN "PLAC... ...erve to equip one's imagination with the breadth of "items" mentioned daily in the media, taken for granted in ordinary conversation and yet to be c... ...o the home where people can work on and with, intangibles. The airwaves and print media abound with examples of the promotion of ideas, providing a ... ...is or is not marketing, the U.S. government annually pays out over $100 million to media and to agencies to promote such issues as energy conservati... ...rd more than once. Redundancy and repetition make the message clearer and tend to mediate "noise in the system." Probably the highest price one p... ...to warrant individualized cultivation. 6. The program will lead to modification or manipulation of one or more marketing-mix components. In other w... ...s the function of marketing and the sine qua non of the marketing society. Symbol manipulation is one of the tools of this activity and, of course, ... ...ty of buyers;" the goal of idea marketing is to create, through appropriate symbol manipulation, a community of convinced adherents to some cause or ... ...ducation Course." Ph.D. diss., Northwestern University. Kelman, Herbert C. 1965. "Manipulation of Human Behavior: An Ethical Dilemma for the Social ...
 
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Title:   Narcissistic and Psychopathic Leaders
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2009
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Psychology, Narcissism
Collections:   Psychology
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235231
Format Type:   PDF (eBook)
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...le to critics, the authorities, institutions, his personal enemies, or the media – if they try to uncover his actions and reveal the truth. He clos... ...tic Supply. Witness the travestied extravagance of Tyco's Denis Kozlowski. Media attention only exacerbates the narcissist's addiction and makes it... ...event him from becoming a notorious celebrity. Given a sufficient amount of media exposure, book contracts, talk shows, lectures, and public attenti... ... into one. Lord Archer, for instance, seems to be positively basking in the media circus provoked by his prison diaries. The narcissist does not vic... ... their firm, but on their country, or even on Mankind. Having mastered the manipulation of their human environment – they are convinced that they w... ...fted orators and intellectually endowed. Many of them work in politics, the media, fashion, show business, the arts, medicine, or business, and ser... ...leadership is about reproduced copies, not about originals. It is about the manipulation of symbols - not about veritable atavism or true conservat... ...leadership is about reproduced copies, not about originals. It is about the manipulation of symbols - not about veritable atavism or true conservat... ...Nazism was about reproduced copies, not about originals. It was about the manipulation of symbols - not about veritable atavism. In short: Nazism w...
 
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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
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...is time, the envoys of the West - its mediocre politicians, its insatiably ruthless media, its obese tourists, its illiterate soldiers, and its armc... ...n state administration and private enterprise, endemic corruption, self-censoring media, socially, economically, and politically excluded minoriti... ...l real estate. The role of imperial power entails the suppression, subversion, or manipulation of all forms of free speech, governance, and elect... ...g force that various external players tried to exploit by infiltration, support and manipulation. When the Cold War was declared over by the West, ... ... hero, but this is not the true picture, but, mostly, a myth created by the Western media. This is where Arab, Pakistani and Indonesian teenagers l... ..., but at the same time they reject the Islamist model. There are several small but media-visible Islamist groups operating in Kashmir, or at least ... ...that continued to rage in Afghanistan all this time totally ignored by the Western media until the US got involved again. The US can, of course, be... ... war and natural disaster (such as the draught in 1998- 9), and intense meddling and manipulation by near and far. One thing is certain: opium produc...
 
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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
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...of the rural population, bank robberies, train robberies (which won handsome world media coverage) and kidnapping for ransom (like the kidnapping o... ...- revived the fledging KLA outfit. Contrary to typically shallow information in the media, the KLA has been known to have operated in Kosovo as earl... ... their pension rights (the most sacred possession of "Homo Socialismus"). Albanian media were shuttered and schools vacated when teacher after teac... ...e Serbs blamed the KLA and William Walker, the head of the OSCE observer team. The media reports were inconclusive. While everyone was fighting ove... ...e. Finally, a part will form a political party." Agim Ceku, KLA CDR The Western media hit a nadir of bias and unprofessional sycophancy during t... ..., unfulfilled dependency needs and anger towards rejector. These traits are open to manipulation by the aspirants to the mantle of Messiah and rulin... ...als. It is conceivable that the knowledge of the basis and of techniques of such a manipulation could be useful in the successful management of con... ...ificial. Nazism was about reproduced copies, not about originals. It was about the manipulation of symbols - not about veritable atavism. In short... ...ssistic leadership is about reproduced copies, not about originals. It is about the manipulation of symbols - not about veritable atavism or true c...
 
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Title:   The Labor Divide
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2003
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Social Sciences, Employment
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235236
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...ormer. This recourse should be eliminated and replaced with conciliation, mediation, or arbitration (see below for details). Reforms in the Minim... ... be periodic, regular, and predictable. I recommend to oblige the mass media by law to dedicate at least an hour weekly (could be broken to as ma... ...l these agreements should include a compulsory dispute settlement through mediation and arbitration. All labour contracts must include clear, compul... ...nagement and labour together to try and solve the problems on their own), mediation (a third party makes nonbonding suggestions to the parties) and ... ... strike will be allowed only AFTER the failure of OBLIGATORY arbitration, mediation, or conciliation procedures. I recommend allowing out of court... ...us managers and as workers became more sophisticated and less amenable to manipulation - employee ownership began to bear fruit. China has learned t... ...onstruction Group. Privatization, on the other hand, is much more open to manipulation - but at least it secures the continued existence of the firm... ... trading, stock option resetting , unwinding, and unloading, share price manipulation, opaque transactions, and outlandish pay packages. Investors ...
 
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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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...financial committee, a political committee, and a com- mittee in charge of media affairs and propaganda. It also had an Advisory Coun- cil (Shura) mad... ... weapons-grade uranium.After a number of contacts were made through inter- mediaries, the officer set the price at $1.5 million, which did not deter B... ...er President Clinton, his princi- pal advisers, the Congress, nor the news media felt prompted, until later, to press the question of whether the proc... ...COMMISSION REPORT Final1-4.4pp 7/17/04 9:12 AM Page 74 sional and news media investigations of the Watergate scandals of the Nixon administration ... ... to add context or supplement what their customers were receiving from the media.Weaknesses in all-source and strategic analysis were highlighted by a... ...S AT THE AMERICAN HOMELAND 171 Final 5-7.5pp 7/17/04 11:46 AM Page 171 manipulation of the stock market based on its advance knowledge of the 9/11... ...the position of the microphone in the pilot headset, and the corresponding manipulations of flight controls provide the evi- dence.The quotes are take... ...ng suggests the need for further inquiry, it is not the kind of fraudulent manipulation that would conclusively link the document with a terrorist org...
 
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Title:   Abuse, Trauma, And Torture, And Their Consequences and Effects
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Psychology, Abuse
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235222
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...le to critics, the authorities, institutions, his personal enemies, or the media – if they try to uncover his actions and reveal the truth. He clos... ...tic Supply. Witness the travestied extravagance of Tyco's Denis Kozlowski. Media attention only exacerbates the narcissist's addiction and makes it... ...event him from becoming a notorious celebrity. Given a sufficient amount of media exposure, book contracts, talk shows, lectures, and public attenti... ... into one. Lord Archer, for instance, seems to be positively basking in the media circus provoked by his prison diaries. The narcissist does not vic... ... their firm, but on their country, or even on Mankind. Having mastered the manipulation of their human environment – they are convinced that they w... ...fted orators and intellectually endowed. Many of them work in politics, the media, fashion, show business, the arts, medicine, or business, and ser... ..., and priorities. Disproportional Reactions One of the favourite tools of manipulation in the abuser's arsenal is the disproportionality of his re... ...rol. The narcissist feels that he controls his human environment mostly by manipulation and mainly by emotional extortion and distortion. This is n...
 
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Title:   The Malignan Self Love : Narcissism Revisited
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2007
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Psychology, Narcissism
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235237
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...alyst who encourages the child to develop his interests and to satisfy his curiosity through the manipulation of various instruments and games. He i... ...d over for promotion, never invited to professional or social gatherings, cold-shouldered by the media. They are snubbed and disregarded. They are n... ...and social friction. The setting can vary from the limited (family) to the expansive (national media) – but, whatever it is, the result is constant... ... IN is an IN whose Source of vicarious Primary Narcissistic Supply lies – through the medium and mediation of a narcissist – in the exercise of his ... ...es or control your thoughts… It would have felt nightmarish! Moreover, it is often only through manipulation and extortion that the narcissist can ... ...ilections, preferences, and priorities. Disproportional Reactions One of the favourite tools of manipulation in the narcissist's arsenal is the dis... ...s friends, colleagues, mates, family members, the authorities, institutions, neighbours, or the media – in short, third parties – to do his bidding.... ...nimity is pierced by displays of impotent rage, self-loathing, self-pity, and crass attempts at manipulation of his friends, family, and colleagues.... ...ures and to governments on macro- economic matters. Freelance journalist and analyst for various media in the USA. 1990 to 1995 President of the I...
 
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Title:   Speculations and Physics
Author:   Sam Vaknin, Ph. D.
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Philosophy, Science
Collections:   Science
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235286
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...is what is the currency used by the two in their communication. Physical forces are mediated by subatomic particles. What serves to mediate between ... ...What serves to mediate between body and soul? Language could be the medium and the mediating currency. It has both an internal, psychic representat... ... affective elements), direct and irreversible. Only an outside lingual (=energetic) manipulation such as therapy can bridge such an abyss. The ea... ...lection of potentials, thus enhancing previous, identical stampings. Ultimately, no mediation of a structure would be needed between the field and t... ...nerating dissociations and stamping the field of potentials without resorting to a mediation of a structure (=of consciousness). The role of stampi... ...effects of progressive taxation, the usefulness of social welfare, the role of the media, the objectivity of science, the mechanism of democracy, a... ...ssociation, analysis, synthesis, integration, and all other modes of processing and manipulation. But isn't the manipulation of information what na... ...y to generate new, attractive content, the old discipline resorts to motivation by manipulation of negative emotions. People are frightened, threat...
 
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Title:   The Kaluza Concept
Author:   Keith Young
Publisher:  
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Religion, Philosophy
Collections:   Science
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235243
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... But every day, evidence comes to light, be it by personal experience or media exposure of someone else’s experience, of a disquieting event whic... ...the mind as being hallucinatory in nature, or if they are reported by the media, are covered in a very brief and understated way, usually subsidiar... ...r our higher selves. So, what could be the physical process for this manipulation? 56 Let’s use Fig.16 to build up a picture. Imagi... ...erhaps even interaction on a physical level could take place in this way – manipulation of events producing coincidences or synchronicity. Fi...
 
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Title:   Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry
Author:   Sam Vaknin
Publisher:   Narcissus Publications Imprint
Language:   English
Date:   2009
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Security
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235228
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...ting and advertising campaigns (including cost estimates) - broken by market and by media. • Distribution of the products. • A flow chart describ... ... sales promotion methods, advertising campaigns, image, public relations and other media campaigns. The strategic investor also implements these pl... ...el capable of analysing any market into effective niches and of creating the right media (image and PR), advertising and sales promotion drives bes... ...se now costs 100,000 pounds. In the USA, the ratios of house prices to rents and to median income are at historic highs. One is reminded of the Jap... ...mmitted a primal sin: they have entered the fray not only as brokers, dealers, and mediators, but also as investors and gamblers (principals), taki... ... the efficient and rational allocation of risks and rewards. Insider trading, stock manipulation, monopolies, hoarding - all tend to consistently bu... ...s, insider trading, stock option resetting , unwinding, and unloading, share price manipulation, opaque transactions, and outlandish pay packages. ...
 
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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
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...dividualistic morality National cultural industry - occupational culture - media culture (TV) - mass events (festivals) - cultural services Meritocrac... ...cial national language - political world views - national utopias National media lore - national art and entertainment - consumer culture - national h... ...led off, too, and villagers have not generally bought video equipment. The media environment of the houses is dominated by television. The latest piec... ...cts of biocides are recognized, although they are rarely discussed in the media. 18. On social and economic change in Thailand in general, e.g. Cr... ...to keep their parents or to assist their relatives. On the other hand, the media fuel new ideas about the rights of modern man. Educated, employed wom... ...ver-growing class of landless workers, agriculture "frees" labour, as the manipulation language of national economics expresses it. Soc... ...ficiency ideology mass ideologies Without systematic western manipulation and training the community member of the rice village cannot b... ... centralized exchange of news and information, the press, whose organized manipulation or indoctrination, workshop of leaders, concealed or open cont...
 
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Title:   Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America
Author:   Steven David Justin Sills
Publisher:   Alcibiades Press
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Drama and Literature, Literary fiction
Collections:   Adventure
Book Id:   WPLBN0002118117
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...y curious about the outcome of child rearing; but more, there was fun in the manipulation and fun in the unknown of what he would become each year. Sh... ... "Then maybe there are too many R-rated videos being played at home or other media where he might be hearing words like--" "Fuck? From me, but he onl... ...r strength to make her ideas cohesive and sensible. She smiled with the full manipulation of her white fangs. "Please go after some asprin. I swear ... ...ond practicing a sundry of soccer maneuvers from kicks and stops to stylized manipulations of balls. She parked outside the diamond and got out. The...
 
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Title:   Information Technology Tales
Author:   Brad Bradford
Publisher:   Brad Bradford
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Social Sciences, Technology
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096873
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...e ENIAC predicted a landslide victory for the GOP’s general, but the news media—certain that ENIAC had blundered—censored that accurate call until m... ... also active visual images—first to other individuals but later to social media sites of every sort. Back in the twentieth century, revolutionarie... ...uriosity about past InfoTech. Early critics of the Internet and social media raised visions of Web users sitting all alone in the dark staring gl... ...ance of power in more than a dozen Arab nations. In cases where social media promotes protests aimed at revolution, however, the cart often tends... ... intrigue‖ as well as political machinations, power politics, information manipulation, etc., through the ages. The Stationers‘ tale—just one of man... ... Just twenty-five cents! Since then we have seen billions of dollars of media coverage about an ever- increasing price of gasoline. But seldom (nev...
 
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Title:   Information Technology Tales
Author:   Brad Bradford
Publisher:   Brad Bradford
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Technology, History of Technology
Collections:   Technology
Book Id:   WPLBN0002097024
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...e ENIAC predicted a landslide victory for the GOP’s general, but the news media—certain that ENIAC had blundered—censored that accurate call until m... ... also active visual images—first to other individuals but later to social media sites of every sort. Back in the twentieth century, revolutionaries ... ... curiosity about past InfoTech. Early critics of the Internet and social media raised visions of Web users sitting all alone in the dark staring gl... ...alance of power in more than a dozen Arab nations. In cases where social media promotes protests aimed at revolution, however, the cart often tends... ... intrigue‖ as well as political machinations, power politics, information manipulation, etc., through the ages. The Stationers‘ tale—just one of man... ... Just twenty-five cents! Since then we have seen billions of dollars of media coverage about an ever- increasing price of gasoline. But seldom (nev...
 
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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
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...er, and shocking sculpture. You can see a role for highbrow, state-supported media or publicly financed artworks, but your initial working assumption i... ...rot, but of Condorcet’s faith that truths were given in nature and, although mediated through individual minds, belonged ulti- mately to all. Progress... ...? If you are a person who routinely uses computers, the Internet, or digital media, imagine a day when you do not create—intentionally and unintention... ...fair use rights are curtailed. But for most citizens and for the majority of media, the DMCA has had relatively little effect. Dig- ital rights manage... ...g quietly upset. Finally, he exploded. I hate the way they portray us in the media. You see a black family, it says, “They’re looting.” You see a whit... ...ngineered like a clock, computer or microwave oven, has proven to be open to manipulation at the genetic level. The new creations are engineered from ... ...ot explain the rules we have. Neither are those rules simply a result of the manipulation of elected officials by incum- bent industries through crafty...
 
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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
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...books for buyers to retype into their ma- chines, but increasingly affordable media like cassette tapes, diskettes, and car- tridges became a more cost... ... were connected to the Internet, the few remaining barriers—the price of the media and corresponding trip to the computer store—were largely eliminate... ...cted. Each information service put together a proprietary blend of offerings, mediated by software pro- duced by the service. Each service had the powe... ...ere is no easy way to guarantee speed the whole way through. Too many inter- mediaries exist in between, and their relationship may be one of a handsh... ...ived the worm as a big deal but did little to fix the problem. The mainstream media had an intense but brief fascination with the incident. 11 A profes... ...sited May 16, 2007) (providing access to, and assistance with, the GNU image manipulation program); MusE-Linux Music Edi- Notes to Pages 88–89 270 to... ... C C E (2006); Chrysanthos Dellarocas, Strategic Manipulation of Internet Opinion Forums: Implications for Consumers and F...
 
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Title:   A Unifying Field in Logics : Neutrosophic Logic. Neutrosophy, Neutrosophic Set, Neutrosophic Probability
Author:   Florentin Smarandache
Publisher:   American Research Press
Language:   English
Date:   1999
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Philosophy, Art
Collections:   Philosophy
Book Id:   WPLBN0002097060
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...al one - propagated by the political system, and another one real. In mass-media it was promulgated that 'our life is wonderful', but in reality 'our... ...ratic MATRIARCHATE at present. The sexuality plays an immense role in the manipulation of men by women, because the women "have monopoly of the sex"... ...hoarfrost of culture still subsists, for example, in the American academic media (Dana Gioia). The more technology extends, the less culture flouris... ...rain-washing (in French: le lavage du cerveau), and on tabula rasa. Mass-media partially does this. Social disease, created by mass media's po... ...rtially does this. Social disease, created by mass media's political manipulation: Give citizens the impression/disillusion they are free, and... ...ing awards). Traffic of influence! The crowd is manipulated by mass-media, which became the strongest force in the society. People's conscious...
 
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Title:   Neutrosophic Dialogues
Author:   Florentin Smarandache
Publisher:   Xiquan Publishing House
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Chinese culture, Smarandache, Florentin. Collected papers
Collections:   Science
Book Id:   WPLBN0002097102
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... all. This includes sexual pleasures, and is especially visible in public media, leading to the heavy pollution in society that ruins one 5 gener... ... normally “well educated,” and this sort of knowledge dominates the public media, and therefore dominates the people. Ironically people are proud of... ...f atomic killers which can destroy the globe? Of course not. However, the media are always playing the role of peacemakers, as if people have put an ... ...al one propagated by the political system, and another real one. In mass-media it was promulgated that ”our life is wonderful,” but in reality ”our... ...lowing is for reference only): …… Sexuality plays an immense role in the manipulation of men by women, because the women "have monopoly of sex," as... ...reciate magnificent appearances.) The crowd is manipulated by the mass-media, which became the strongest force in society. People's consciousness...
 
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Title:   Democracy and Education
Author:   John Dewey
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:   WPLBN0000660472
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... acts are brought into a continuous order; each act not only meets its im- mediate stimulus but helps the acts which follow. In short, direction is bo... ...ent. If we recur to the case where mind is not concerned with the physical manipulation of the instruments but with what one intends to write, the cas... ...ely upon the subjugation of the world for human ends, it is devoted to the manipulation of other men for ends that are non-human in so far as they are... ...at has already been learned and for getting greater practical skill in its manipulation. These results are genuine and not to be despised. But practic... ...ols; the painter must know canvas, pigments, brushes, and the technique of manipulation of all his appliances. Attainment of this knowledge requires p... ...the results of sufferings and trials over long stretches of time. And such media have no fixed saturation point where further absorption is impossible... ... in technical language the experience which is procured by their means is “mediated.” It stands in contrast with an immediate, direct experience, some... ...y and at first hand, instead of through the intervention of representative media. As we have seen, the scope of personal, vitally direct experience is... ...very step from savagery to civilization is dependent upon the invention of media 240 Democracy & Education which enlarge the range of purely immediat...
 
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Title:   Aesthetics
Author:   Florentin Smaradanche
Publisher:   American Research Press
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Fine Arts, Art History
Collections:   Art
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096913
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...otes and comments have been made on him in the most diverse international media. He is appreciated as a schoolmaster and a writer with a real talent... ...o and the exit from the castle of paradoxism can be made only through the mediation of the art of paradoxism. The non-intention bears liberation ... ... “the heart of every creative thought (in art and literature, the adequate manipulation of paradoxes is essential”). By virtue of the possibility of ... ...gement to “the power of the signs and of the symbols diffused by the mass media” (ib.). Another remark of the Swiss aesthetician is also perfectly ap... ...t or refuse, in no way change it in the least or keep it in reserve for a mediatory solution. The word is a reality consciousness by itself and that... ...ind of poetry consists in the objectification of the construction, in the mediation of the verse. The pulverization of the traditional expressive...
 
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Title:   Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed
Author:   Chi, Anson
Publisher:   Globusz Publishing
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, World History and History of Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, New Zealand, etc., Asian Culture
Collections:   Psychology
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235085
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...financial interests come first, not the news. In fact, corporate mainstream media has been caught red-handed many times for airing "fake" news in ord... ...y car, when it's all said and done. So there you have it: all this control, manipulation, and power starts at a very young age, from the very bottom,... ...ople today don't think for themselves, instead letting corporate lamestream media rape their minds with propaganda and subliminal bullsh*t. I recall ... ...ot let me or anyone make it up for you, especially not corporate lamestream media. If you don't agree with me, then write a book— that's what I did. ...
 
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Title:   Modelling of Rationality...and Beyond the Physics
Author:   Gh. C. Dinulescu
Publisher:   American Research Press
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Non Fiction, Education, Smarandache Collection
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002097086
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...caused by the eruption of the same volcano in 1940. Eye witnesses and the media of the time state that upon the eruption of 1940, the Santorin volca... ... an ad hoc hypothesis such as the Santorin hypothesis based rather on the media opportunities of its charismatic supporters than on exactness and re... ... in jeopardy to become dangerous elements of mystification and interested manipulation of reality. Assuming that the MESER hypotheses were fed with ... ...t there are probably other phenomena that received less coverage from the media) are damaging attitudes. 45 One should consider the predictive w...
 
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Title:   Contributing to Efforts for Greater Financial Markets Stability in Apec Economies
Author:   Apec Finance Minister Process
Publisher:   Apec Finance Minister Process
Language:   English
Date:   2011
Subjects:   Non-Fiction, H Social sciences, APEC
Collections:   Education
Book Id:   WPLBN0002110126
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...irements). SEC and CFTC to have full authority to set position limits, address fraud, manipulation, and abuse f. Standards to be put in place on dis... ...tal, hiring, and real estate services Mining Arts and recreation services Information, media, and telecommunication Agriculture, forestry, and fishing... ...ing activities (but not lending). ASIC’s aim is to protect markets and consumers from manipulation, deception and unfair practices and, more general... ...lings, Ramsey & Co., Inc, Accessed July 2010, (http://online.wsj.com/public/resources/media/Financial_Strategy- 20081119.pdf). Financial Stability...
 
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Title:   And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values
Author:   Lemuel Gulliver XVI
Publisher:  
Language:   English
Date:  
Subjects:   Fiction, Science, Future
Collections:   Adventure
Book Id:   WPLBN0001235216
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... family relationships, and the marketing of Christianity through the mass media, have evangelized much of your country. The influence of preachers h... ...the immediacy of seeking pleasure now when you have the sexually explicit media bombarding the eyes and ears, and advertisers telling us all the thi... ... nearly any endeavor-- pornography, technology, purveying violence in the media, selling guns and many other means of moneymaking. ―This ... ...to every citizen, or whether gratuitous violence should be allowed in the media we can assume that these lovers of freedom would draw a strong line ... ...God based point of view ―On the other hand, when a person or the media gores another man‘s god, that is inexcusable. That is blasphemy. The... ...ct‘s shirt), the ‗attention slap,‘ the ‗belly slap‘ and sound and light manipulation. It would not include ‗waterboarding‘ which comes close to dro... ...of war. Utilitarianism would allow some torture, some lying, some manipulation—as long as more good than bad came out of it. Since ...
 
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Title:   An Englishman Looks at the World Being a Series of Unrestrained Remarks Upon Contemporary Matters
Author:   H. G. Wells
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:   WPLBN0000662409
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...gether dominions so scattered and various as ours by a net- work of fiscal manipulation could end in anything but mu- tual inconvenience mutual irrita... ...mpire and the English language should exist, visibly and certainly, as the media by which his spirit escapes from his immediate surroundings and all t... ... the common sympathy necessary to our con- tinued association. The Empire, mediately or immediately, must become the universal educator, news-agent, b... ...nt, and leads to their renewal. I have tried to suggest that, whatever im- mediate devices for pacification might be employed, the only way to a bette... ...easy masses on the other, intervenes the professional politician, not as a mediator, but as an ob- stacle, who must be propitiated before any dealings... ...w the scope of the claim I am making for the novel; it is to be the social mediator, the vehicle of under- standing, the instrument of self-examinatio... ...r, it would probably secure a maximum of effect with a minimum of property manipulation; always an undesirable consideration in practical politics. An...
 
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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
Book Id:   WPLBN0002096541
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...le ...eight or ten cadavers...over the years. Made my drawings in various media. “Illness laid me low... “I never trusted physicians. They know not... ...n J. Astor is an example of an individual who has amassed wealth by canny manipulations—his kind is unseen in the South. As I understand it, Norther...
 
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Title:   The Theory of the Leisure Class
Author:   Thorstein Veblen
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:   WPLBN0000674765
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...o forma execution only. There should be no show of agility or of dexterous manipulation in the execu- tion of the priestly office, such as might sugge... ...imi- nation in the beholder. This nicer discrimination between advertising media is in fact a very large element of the higher pecuniary culture. 126... ...eisure Class sion. Where this devout coloring is present it lowers the im- mediate efficiency of the organizations for any economic end to which their... ...n and effort undividedly to the secular interests of these people, the im- mediate economic value of their work should be appreciably higher than it i... ... injunction of the accepted schedule of proprieties is felt to reflect im- mediately upon the honor of the man whose woman she is. There may of course... ...tic and before the law, not immediately in her own person, but through the mediation of the head of the household to which she belongs. It is un- femi...
 
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Title:   The Varieties of Religious Experience
Author:   William James
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:   WPLBN0000660911
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...ys for two entirely different reasons. It is either because we take an im- mediate delight in them; or else it is because we be- lieve them to bring u... ...g into the house… . I then turned on my side to go to sleep again, and im- mediately felt a consciousness of a presence in the room, and singular to s... ...- scendental idealism, whether or not of the mind-cure type, taking in the mediaeval mystics, the quietists, the pietists, and quakers by the way, we ... ... the morning I would find it to be nothing but a fancy and delusion. I im- mediately cried out, O Lord God, if I am deceived, undeceive me. “I then cl... ... manner of the perfor- mance. The result is that, quite apart from the im- mediate pleasure which any sensible experience may give us, our own general... ...theologians’ hands, they are only a set of titles obtained by a mechanical manipulation of syn- onyms; verbality has stepped into the place of vision,...
 
       
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