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

By: Matti Sarmela

...Matti Sarmela LAWS OF DESTINY NEVER DISAPPEAR Culture of Thailand in the postlocal world Helsinki 2005... ...duplicated, printed, distributed and sold without permission or agreement of the author. However, the name of the author must always be clearly indi... ...g country in competition for state-of-the-art technology. In international rankings, Finland is the least corrupt country in the world, an efficient h... ...ient high-tech culture, where all society's problems should be resolved by scientific-technological development. Finland has wanted to imitate global ... ...ers, doctors, therapists, instructors, who are in possession of the latest scientific-technological information and know-how. Modern societies exercis... ...onal economy, the greatest importance in the consciousness industry or the rankings of news production is on 'world's biggest', that which is sold and... ... sure to continue and become worse. Already today, the deeds and ownership papers to many people's land are at the bank. In my opinion, material devel... ...l decorations again and again over the years. All the events include dance performances by young people, thousands of new variations have been created... ... small parcel wrapped in red paper in return. The evening ended with dance performances which belong to all celebrations. The main Songkran festivitie...

...The book is a descriptive overview of the culture of the villages. It contains material on the villagers' housing, rice farming and other means of livelihood, community life, festivals, weddings, funerals, sorcerers and healers, as well as village Buddhism. Th...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

... 1 . “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- Book 3 My Visit to Kino A Modern Sino-Provin... ...-Province 2 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 3 MY VISIT TO KINO by Lemuel Gulliver XVI a... ...a minimal level in order to keep the population producing economically and scientifically--because military service is a non-productive, though often... ...rns and the industriousness of our Chinese traditions with a free thinking scientific method that it applied to directing our society. While we have ... ...istotle that we must not exhaust the public revenues by giving pay for the performance of public duties. Of course as he also said ‗the smaller the ... ...ake a maximal contribution to our society through economic or humanitarian performance. How do you handle the licensing here in Kino?‖ --―L... ...ainly Asian students have usually come out on the top of the international rankings. Where Kino has excelled is that while requiring our students to... ...spaper ads.‖ -- ―Are those the advertisements I see in international papers for these illegitimate schools?‖ --―Some are, but some are ... ...olestation, adultery and all of the other illegal actions done by the high ranking members of the party advocating religious and family values. Whil...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, ...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...0 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . ... ...uman Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human Values by Lemuel Gulliver XVI ... ................................................... 176 THEORY AS A START TO SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ........................................................... ...for the religious mystical experience. ―Still, with the absence of scientific evidence to the contrary, who am I to argue with such a lofty c... ...ural that people would move in that direction. I think too that the world rankings of educational systems does not put the average American at a ver... ... twenty years it jumped from 22 nd to 4 th place in the OECD prosperity ranking. As its wealth increased the total taxes collected increased so th... ...ART TO SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY ―In 1905 Albert Einstein published five papers that still excite us with questions about the universe. And as we d... ...mprison the modern heretics who expect human nature to change. Again, the performance of power re-emerges as the tether of past events. So while the... ...y is increased.‖ —―Let‘s look at it another way. Based on their performance for the betterment of the world who would you keep? A Ku Klux ...

...Overpopulation is responsible for many of our planet's problems--global warming, the lack of fresh water, poverty, high gasoline and food prices, air and water pollutions, the scarcity of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, ...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ... XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to lif... ... the stock - regardless of the true value of the firm. Both are concerned with the performance of the share - rather than the performance of the fi... ...ayer by embracing its Arab neighbors and by championing the causes of economic and scientific development, integration, and opposition to outside i... ...pattern of brain activity in situ and the aforementioned pain. In other words, the scientific claim is that the patterns of brain activity ARE the ... .... All international aid, credits, and investments must be conditioned upon a clear, performance-based, plan to reduce corruption levels and intensit... ...eal to us the order of priorities of the agent. All the bundles that enjoy the same ranking by a given agent – are this agent's "Indifference Sets"... ...moves that they select – are). The comparison of utilities is not the result of any ranking – because no universal ranking is possible. Actually, no... ...ality, they would have consumed much more and saved much less. A series of working papers published by the NBER in the last 5 years reveals a count...

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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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

... http://samvak.tripod.com/freebooks.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. A II. B III. C IV. D V... ... XXI. The Author A Abortion I. The Right to Life It is a fundamental principle of most moral theories that all human beings have a right to lif... ... the stock - regardless of the true value of the firm. Both are concerned with the performance of the share - rather than the performance of the fi... ...ayer by embracing its Arab neighbors and by championing the causes of economic and scientific development, integration, and opposition to outside i... ...pattern of brain activity in situ and the aforementioned pain. In other words, the scientific claim is that the patterns of brain activity ARE the ... .... All international aid, credits, and investments must be conditioned upon a clear, performance-based, plan to reduce corruption levels and intensit... ...eal to us the order of priorities of the agent. All the bundles that enjoy the same ranking by a given agent – are this agent's "Indifference Sets"... ...moves that they select – are). The comparison of utilities is not the result of any ranking – because no universal ranking is possible. Actually, no... ...ality, they would have consumed much more and saved much less. A series of working papers published by the NBER in the last 5 years reveals a count...

...Cyclopedia of issues in modern 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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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

... write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to vaknin@link.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...et http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. Economics - Psychology's Neg... ...g that being human is an immutable and knowable constant - it should be amenable to scientific treatment. "Prospect theory", "bounded rationality t... ...hus, merely glorified narratives. But meeting the above conditions is not enough. Scientific theories must also pass the crucial hurdles of testab... ...lliam Dickens, and George Perry in "The Macroeconomics of Low Inflation" (Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 1996), inflation allows employers t... ... "money illusion". Admittedly, it is less pronounced when compensation is linked to performance. Thus, according to "The Economist", Japanese wages ... ...ent of new processes and products." As expected, the study found that productivity performance varies across countries reflecting their ability to ... ...eal to us the order of priorities of the agent. All the bundles that enjoy the same ranking by a given agent – are this agent's "Indifference Sets".... ...moves that they select – are). The comparison of utilities is not the result of any ranking – because no universal ranking is possible. Actually, no...

Critical analysis of the foundations and tenets of capitalism and of the dismal science - economics.

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

... ISBN: 9989-929-23-8 Created by:LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA Additional articles about Digital Content on the Web: ht... ... This letter constitutes a permission to reprint or mirror any and all of the materials mentioned or linked to herein subject to appropriate cred... ...ant gratification. It has delivered only partially. Preprints of academic papers are often placed online by their eager authors and subjected to pee... ...iteracy and numeracy, live interest in information and its various uses (scientific, commercial, other), a lot of resources (free time, money to inv... ...iscovering the immense pools of skills, talent, innovation, and top notch scientific and other education often offered even by the poorest of nation... ...uality and specifications of a product (think McDonald's hamburgers), its performance (think Palm), level of service and commitment to customer care ... ...om content. • Track record (how veteran is the merchant, past financial performance, credit history, brand name recognition, lists of customers, e... ... Search engines already incorporate crude measures of credibility in their rankings (e.g., the number of links from external Web sites). But, to rema... ...making it, in effect, one of the biggest libraries on earth) and its site ranking (by popularity and links-over) have rendered it unbeatable. Yet, it...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...AMSTOWN, MASS., MONDAY, MARCH 18, 1907 NO. 1 THE HATCHET BURIED Conclusion of Hostilities Be- tween the Classes of 1909 and 1910 End of the March J7th... ...nd 1910 End of the March J7th Celebration —The Shirt-Tail Parade- Speeches of the Four Orators on the Old Campus When the four olnsseB joined hands an... ...ENT MILL PIONEER MILL Crane & Co. —MAKERSOF— BANK NOTE, BOND AND PARCHMENT PAPERS Dalton, s Mass. MOFFirrs DRUG STORE Broadway, Troy DIEGES & CLUST "I... ...r I'ow ers was distinctly huniorons, and kejjt this tone through the whole performance. ' Monsieur Beaueaire " is the story of the adventures of Louis... ...ta Delta Chi house. Every effort ia being made to make the annual New York performance 8 greater success this year than ever before. COLLEGE NOTES The... ...s J 134 Chapel St., New Haven, Conn. Expensive Gift by Mrs. Thcmpson — 500 Scientific Volumes The Library liaa been enriched by the pi'esuntHtiun of t... ...o- logical library with 500 bound volumes and more than 5,000 pamphlets ou scientific subjects. Many of Mr. Scudder's own works are included in the gi... ... cannot hope to see the college team attain the enviable intercol- legiate ranking, we feel sure that when the season is closed we will not have to lo... ...ed; it is a song, which, al- though unused for many years, deserves a high ranking among Williams' melodies. Foreg^athering: for Spirit We take it for...

...lliams is the Williams Record, a weekly broadsheet paper published on Wednesdays. The newspaper was founded in 1885, and now has a weekly circulation of 3,000 copies distributed in Williamstown, in addition to more than 600 subscribers across the country. The newspaper does not receive financial support from the college or from the student government and relies on revenue ...

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Empire and Wars

By: Sam Vaknin

...from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit the Author Archive of Dr. Sam Vaknin in "Central Europe Review": http://www.ce-revi... ...com http://samvak.tripod.com/after.html Created by: LIDIJA RANGELOVSKA REPUBLIC OF MACEDONIA C O N T E N T S I. The Author II. About "After... ...But then, in an interesting departure from the official party line, it praises US "scientific and technological innovations and new achievements in... ...tion that it imposed upon them and with the abyss between its proclamations and its performance. Throughout this time, the envoys of the West - its ... ...even the original. While confessing to omniscience (in breach of every tradition scientific and religious), they also developed a kind of world w... ...litical trends in the erstwhile communist swathe of Europe. The country's economic performance still appears impressive. Figures released yesterday... ...n. The UN Human Development Index has chronicled the precipitous decline of Iraq's ranking to its 127th rung. The New York-based Centre for Economi... ...ests of the lower middle class and the petty bourgeoisie: shopkeepers, low and mid-ranking officials and graduates of training schools, law schools... ...ancial intermediaries. Trading Iraqi debt - sovereign notes, letters of credit and papers issued by the central bank and two other financial instit...

The antecedents and aftermath of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq and the role of the United States in international affairs.

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... By Indrek Pringi Library of Congress Txu 987-756 Copyright January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyri... ...ns: Connection, and Separation. This book explores the logical extrapolation of this, and other Dynamics. My challenge to the reader is simple. ... ...lanets rotate, this is the reason why electrons orbit around atoms. The scientific fact is… all the Impetus of all the Energy in the Universe n... ...stract mathematics. All Mathematical equations are dynamic balanced splits. Scientific equations only work if their two sides balance each other e... ... movie stars and TV stars; who are obsessed with their physical appearance and performance. The entire consumer marketplace is becoming more polariz... ...re lucky enough to sit on that expert panel. Thirdly… It assumes that one performance can be and is, either better, or worse than another perform... ...h? Put those pieces of paper into jail. Punish them. Burn them. Shoot the papers. Hang the papers from a tree. huh? However… these pieces of... ...mechanized tool-abstract insanity. Now researchers have found that the lost papers of Archimedes… showing that he had had actually developed a math... ...articular reason; except to put him into his place of proper submissive lower ranking: ‘My prick is bigger than yours.’ How many lies and masks...

...The Path of Splitness is a major non fiction work of 1,868 pages: This is the latest revised version. The book analyzes and explains: 1: The origins of our Universe: where it came from and how it was created. 2: Basic aspects a...

...Chapter 1: The Universe. Pgs 1-112 How the Universe came into being. Chapter 2: Life Pgs 113-131 Structural dynamics of the Universe and Life Chapter 3: Hominids Pgs 132-187 A: How we evolved into Humans Pgs 188-222 B: Summary of Hominid-Human Development Chapter 4: Modern Human Dynamics P...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS AND OTHER PAPERS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A A A A AUTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UT... ...THEOLOGICAL ESSAYS AND OTHER PAPERS BY THOMAS DE QUINCEY A A A A AUTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF C C C C CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP... ...UTHOR OF UTHOR OF UTHOR OF C C C C CONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ONFESSIONS OF AN ENGLISH OP ON... ...STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Theological Essays and Other Papers: Volume One by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsyl- va... ...er divines, man was naturally superior to the race of beings immedi- ately ranking above him. Jeremy Taylor notices the obscure tradition, that the an... ..., would have opened upon him, as a neces- sity, one stage after another of scientific cross-examination, until his spiritual mission would have been f... ... the abuses of the Popish Confessional. Unfortunately for the interests of scientific ethics, the first cultivators of casuistry had been those who ke... ...e both the ‘sorrow’ and the ‘high standard’ are very compatible with a lax performance. But suppose we had gone as far as the ob- jector supposes, and... ...ficient to alarm any thoughtful man, and rouse him more effectually to the performance of his duty. First, that under the same law (whatever that law ...

Excerpt: Theological Essays and Other Papers: Volume One by Thomas de Quincey.

...Contents ON CHRISTIANITY, AS AN ORGAN OF POLITICAL MOVEMENT..................................4 PROTESTANTISM............................................................................................................... 39 ON THE SUPPOSED SCRIPTURAL EXPRESSION FO...

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Autobiographic Sketches Selections, Grave and Gay

By: Thomas de Quincey

...PUBLICATION Autobiographic Sketches by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni- versity. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ition is likely to differ by very consid- erable changes from the original papers; and, consequently, to that extent is likely to differ from your exi... ...heir account I add a few words in explanation, referring them for the best scientific comment on the case to Sir David Brewster’s “Natural Magic.” The... ...mpletion of my sixth year, been a privileged pet, and almost, I might say, ranking amongst the sanctities of the household, with all its female sectio... ... to this attelage of kings, and that such an absolute grub should dream of ranking as one in a bright pleiad of pretenders to the Garter. I had not pa... ...e one of his works which announces an extravagant purpose. He was really a scientific man, and already in the time of Cromwell (about 1656) had projec... ... their kind. In particular, she aston- ished every person by her impromptu performances on the 119 Autobiographic Sketches organ, and by her powers o... ...de responsible in law, and should give security from the first for the due performance of his duties. But, to give him a motive for doing this, of cou...

...Excerpt: My dear sir, I am on the point of revising and considerably altering, for republication in England, an edition of such amongst my writings as it may seem proper deliberately to avow. Not that I have any intention, or consciously any reason, expressly to di...

...Contents EXTRACT FROM A LETTER WRITTEN BY MR. DE QUINCEY TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF THIS WORKS. ...................................................................................................... 4 PREFACE TO THE ENGLISH EDITION .............................................................................

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On Heroes, Hero-Worship, And the Heroic in History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furni... ...ity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...es them, what work they did;—on Heroes, namely, and on their reception and performance; what I call Hero-worship and the Heroic in human affairs. Too ... ...l shadow, a mere play of the Fancy, in comparison with that awful Fact and scientific cer- tainty which it poetically strives to emblem. The Allegory ... ... case. For Paganism, therefore, we have still to inquire, Whence came that scientific certainty, the parent of such a bewildered heap of allegories, e... ... milk; you have your clothing from them, very strange creatures; they come ranking home at evening- time, “and,” adds he, “and are a credit to you!” S... ...lready past; a new century is already come. The old unblessed Products and Performances, as solid as they look, are Phantasms, preparing speedily to v... ...might ride in gilt carriages to Whitehall, and have clerks with bundles of papers haunting him, “Decide this, decide that,” which in utmost sorrow of ... ... such a blessedness to have clerks forever pes- tering you with bundles of papers in red tape? A simple Diocletian prefers planting of cabbages; a Geo...

...Excerpt: The text is taken from the printed ?Sterling Edition? of Carlyle?s Complete Works, in 20 volumes, with the following modifications: The footnote (there is only one) has been embedded directly into text, in brackets, [thusly]. Greek text has been transliterated into Latin charact...

................................................. 68 LECTURE IV. THE HERO AS PRIEST. LUTHER; REFORMATION: KNOX; PURITANISM. 99 LECTURE V.THE HERO AS MAN OF LETTERS. JOHNSON, ROUSSEAU, BURNS. ........ 131 LECTURE VI.THE HERO AS KING. CROMWELL, NAPOLEON: MODERN REVOLUTIONISM............................................................................................................

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The French Revolution a History Volume Two

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ench Revolution: A History (Volume Two) by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Penn- sylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furn... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... payment of that,—is decreed: the first of a long series of like financial performances, which shall astonish mankind. So that now, while old rags las... ...ght cross, say, to Treves or Coblentz where Exiled Princes will be one day ranking; or say, over into Luxemburg where old Broglie loiters and languish... ..., two chairs, and in the recess of a window a table covered with books and papers: his Brother Louis sleeps on a coarse mattrass in an adjoining room.... ...usible speech and brushed raiment; hollow within: Quacks Political; Quacks scientific, Academical; all with a fellow- feeling for each other, and kind... ...evenge; but in silence, with vague look of conjecture and curiosity mostly scientific. A Sainte-Antoine Placard has given notice this morning that ‘wh... ...this last, still to be named; the Emigrants at Coblentz, so many thousands ranking there, in bitter hate and menace: King’s Brothers, all Princes of t... ...s: amid rumour and interruption, which excel human patience; he ‘tears his papers, and withdraws, ’ the irascible adust little man. Nay honourable mem...

...TITUTION ...................................................................................................................... 6 BOOK 2.I. THE FEAST OF PIKES ............................................................................................................................. 6 Chapter 2.1.I. In the Tuileries. ..........................................................

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The Adventures of Harry Richmond

By: George Meredith

...redith A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Adventures of Harry Richmond by George Meredith is a publication of the Pennsylvania S... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ... out a mew-moan. Our room was richer to me than all the Grange while these performances were going forward. His monkey was almost as wonderful as his ... ...onsciences. From which it followed that one title of superiority among us, ranking next in the order of nobility to the dignity con- ferred by Mr. Rip... ... me, and commenced 83 George Meredith saying in approval of certain of my performances, ‘There’s Beltham in that—Beltham in that!’ Once out hunting, ... ...of merchants; but gentlemen rather bare of graces, and mer- chants not too scientific in finance. Mr. Peterborough con- ducted the argument against me... .... T o me she appeared intact. Her sister took possession of me, and of her papers, and the wed- ding-ring—now in the custody of Dettermain and Newson—... ...ack cloak hung loosely from his shoulders. ‘I am just settling the evening papers,’ he said after greet- ing me, with a show of formality in his warmt... ...keld. The summons was distasteful, for I had settled into harness under my scientific superiors, and had proved to my messmates that I was neither mor...

...Excerpt: Subject Of Contention. One midnight of a winter month the sleepers in Riversley Grange were awakened by a ringing of the outer bell and blows upon the great hall-doors. Squire Beltham was master there: the other members of the househ...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

... One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...ondition differ- ent from its own, and entertaining no expectation of ever ranking with its chiefs, received benefits from them without discussing the... ...ly destroyed by the hand of man, is a question which neither tradition nor scientific research has been able to resolve. These immense deserts were no... ...ly destroyed by the hand of man, is a question which neither tradition nor scientific research has been able to resolve. These immense deserts were no... ...baptists from the State of Massachusetts. (“Historical Collection of State Papers,” vol. i. p. 538.) See also the law against the Quakers, passed on O... ...n is, the government of the State imposes it in principle only, and in its performance the township resumes all its independent rights. Thus, taxes ar... ...f the Union – Why judged by the Federal tribunals – Causes relating to the performance of contracts tried by the Federal courts – Consequence of this ... ...ity of its morals, and its extreme poverty, will prevent that country from ranking high amongst nations.* As for the Powers of Europe, they are too di...

...Excerpt: In the eleven years that separated the Declaration of the Independence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Constitution, the great minds of America were bent upon the study of the principles of government that were essential t...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...ic Classics Series Publication Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...e and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the... ... a great deal of money; the hot-water ra- diator was of exactly the proper scientific surface for the cubic contents of the room. The windows were lar... ...e new water-cooler! And it was the very best of water-coolers, up-to-date, scientific, and right-thinking. It had cost a great deal of money (in itsel... ...the train!” chuck- led the fat one. The others delightedly laid down their papers. “Well, that’s all right now! I guess I seen some things in the Arbo... ... standardiza- tion of stores, offices, streets, hotels, clothes, and news- papers throughout the United States shows how strong and enduring a type is... ...as because of the jealousy of his captain and he ought to have been a high-ranking officer, he had that natural ability to command that so very, very ... ...ing-room and told him how the Boosters appreciated the high-class artistic performance he’s giving us—and don’t forget that the treasurer of the Dodsw...

...Excerpt: Chapter 1. The towers of Zenith aspired above the morning mist; austere towers of steel and cement and limestone, sturdy as cliffs and delicate as silver rods. They were neither citadels nor churches, but frankly and beautifully office-buildings....

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The Pioneers Or, The Sources of the Susquehanna a Descriptive Tale

By: James Fenimore Cooper

...THE PIONEERS OR, THE SOURCES OF THE SUSQUEHANNA A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper A Penn State... ...State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna, A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper is a public... ...transmitted to Marmaduke, for safe-keep- ing, all his valuable effects and papers; and left the colony without his father. The war had, however, scarc... ...e whole of his effects beyond the reach of the royal forces, including the papers of his friend also. There he con- tinued serving his country during ... ...rsal practice of the country and the times; and Judge T emple, so far from ranking among the low- est of his judicial contemporaries in the courts of ... ...think I may say , without bragging, that it is the handsomest and the most scientific country church in America. I know that the Con- necticut settler... ...ing in Richard’s right hand, and the lash drawing through his left, in the scientific manner with which drummers apply the cat; and Agamemnon, after t... ...is well, John, and I hope you will receive profit and consolation from the performance of this duty. The Great Spirit overlooks none of his children; ... ...tion is to be paid (according to future agreement between the parties), on performance of the conditions?” “Any way, any way,” said Edwards; “he seems...

Excerpt: The Pioneers, or The Sources of the Susquehanna, A Descriptive Tale by James Fenimore Cooper.

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The 9/11 Commission Report Final Report of the National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

By: Thomas H. Kean

...THE 9/11 COMMISSION REPORT Final FM.1pp 7/17/04 5:25 PM Page i List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii–xiv Pr... ...omeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION OF THE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s App... ... as an Intelligence Asset and Liability The application of newly developed scientific technology to the mission of U.S. war fighters and national secu... ... of training, language study, and experience to bring a recruit up to full performance. 75 Analysis. The CIA’s Directorate of Intelligence retained so... ...might not be immediate. But when they wrote their estimates, even in brief papers, they could draw on a deep base of knowledge. When the Cold War ende... ... of McFarlane, Poindexter, North, and ten oth- ers, including several high-ranking officers from the CIA’s Clandestine Service.The investigations spot... ...ed at the University of Bonn in a program for technical, mathematical, and scientific studies. In June 1997, he requested a leave from his studies, ci... ...After the millennium alert, elements of the U.S. government reviewed their performance.The CIA’s leadership was told that while a number of plots had ... ...re functioning, however, and the air was clear of smoke. 52 As the highest-ranking officer on the scene, the battalion chief initially was the FDNY in...

...Excerpt: We present the narrative of this report and the recommendations that flow from it to the President of the United States, the United States Congress, and the American people for their consideration. Ten Commissioners--five Republicans and five Democra...

...CONTENTS List of Illustrations and Tables ix Member List xi Staff List xiii?xiv Preface xv 1. ?WE HAVE SOME PLANES? 1 1.1 Inside the Four Flights 1 1.2 Improvising a Homeland Defense 14 1.3 National Crisis Management 35 2. THE FOUNDATION O...

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The French Revolution a History

By: Thomas Carlyle

...ATION The French Revolution: A History by Thomas Carlyle is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnis... ...sity. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in a... ...pass lightly, without call to linger: for as yet events are not, much less performances. Time of sunniest stillness;—shall we call it, what all men th... ...wn! Inspired by the indignation, which makes, if not verses, satirical law-papers, the withered Music-master, with a desperate heroism, takes up his l... ..., or less. For Philosophedom he has done as good as nothing,—sent out some scientific Laperouse, or the like: and is he not in ‘angry correspondence’ ... ... payment of that,—is decreed: the first of a long series of like financial performances, which shall astonish mankind. So that now, while old rags las... ...ght cross, say, to Treves or Coblentz where Exiled Princes will be one day ranking; or say, over into Luxemburg where old Broglie loiters and languish... ...usible speech and brushed raiment; hollow within: Quacks Political; Quacks scientific, Academical; all with a fellow-feeling for each other, and kind ... ... up, did nevertheless abate the Hussar ardour, and produce a respectfuller ranking further back. Jugs of wine, handed over the ranks, for the German t...

...E ................................................................................................................................ 12 BOOK 1.I. DEATH OF LOUIS XV. ........................................................................................................................... 12 Chapter 1.1.I. Louis the Well-Beloved. .................................................

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Master Francis Rabelais Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel

By: Thomas Urquhart

...MASTER FRANCIS RABELAIS FIVE BOOKS OF THE LIVES, HEROIC DEEDS AND SAYINGS OF GARGANTUA AND HIS SON PANTAGRUEL ... ...TUA AND HIS SON PANTAGRUEL T ranslated into English by Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux A Penn State Electronic Classics Serie... ...e and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the... ... to which he added the third, from the manuscript found amongst Urquhart’s papers. The success which attended this venture suggested to Motteux the id... ...when it is some masterpiece of na- ture, and a person predestinated to the performance, in his due time, of great exploits. As Homer says, that the ch... ... I have pretty well now ballasted my stomach and stuffed my paunch. If the papers of my bonds and bills could drink as well as I do, my creditors woul... ...f some of his especial friends well acquainted with his inclination to the performance of conducible singularities, promised, besides his version of t... ...tion of the divine wisdom, than by compar- ing it to the due disposure and ranking of an army in battle array, well provided and ordered. Therefore, b... ...he lapidary’s profession, he was a studious, learned, and ingenious man, a scientific person, full of knowledge, a great philosopher, of a sound judgm...

...Excerpt: Five Books of the Lives, Heroic Deeds and Sayings of Gargantua and His Son Pantagruel by Master Francis Rabelais, translated by Sir Thomas Urquhart and Peter Antony Motteux....

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