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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

...accident,” she said not wanting to imagine the possibility. “There’s been no phone calls from the police or any hospital. Probably stuck in traffic... ...one enter through the green door that read Studio B. Simmons relaxed. She turned to Annie from makeup. “Get him prepped. Do the best you can.” Anni... ...e continued to fight off the dizziness. “Our country has come to expect the best from our politicians…” Suddenly, his eyes glazed over and his mind ... ...ot be suspected of any agenda – ex-president Nolan and Alexander Artemis, who were in the California headquarters running the country’s largest drug ... ...rand said. “If you can get the president to meet with you at the National Rehab Center in California, I can do the rest.” “Who’s there?” “I’ll ha... ... CHAPTER 15 Brand called Alexander Artemis at the National Rehab Center in Los Angeles. Alex finally answered. “Artemis speaking.” ... ... CHAPTER 15 Brand called Alexander Artemis at the National Rehab Center in Los Angeles. Alex finally answered. “Artemis speaking.” “Ale... ...specially the FBI.” “What would you like me to do?” “I’m having Jamieson’s body sent to Los Angeles, he’s going to be cremated. I’m going to sprea... ...ially the FBI.” “What would you like me to do?” “I’m having Jamieson’s body sent to Los Angeles, he’s going to be cremated. I’m going to spread hi...

...An ex-intelligence officer, who handles elite politicians and celebrities cover up their misdeeds and embarrassing situations, now finds himself trying to unravel the mystery that could change the world and the future of the international space station. ...

...is death is a mystery. Brand uncovers information pointing to Jamieson’s involvement in arming the international space station. As rogue generals from Russia, China and the U.S. try to install a mind-control weapon designed to divide the world into three parts, Brand tries to stop them. Enlisting the help of Mrs. Stone, the mafia and covert operatives, he must find the...

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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...art thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Visit... ...e her his consort by changing the law to allow for a morganatic marriage (of people from different classes, with no rights of inheritance). Simpson ... ...ing of successful - even brilliant - battles and coalitions with local warlords and politicians which culminated in the liberation of Peru. In 1824,... ...sand zetta (one septillion). Juan Enriquez quotes a study by the University of California at Berkeley in his tome, "As the Future Catches You -... ...e, Salinas, and Santa Rosa) obliterated. Casualties: 700 dead Felt as far as: Los Angeles in the south and Coos Bay, Oregon, to the north S... ...Salinas, and Santa Rosa) obliterated. Casualties: 700 dead Felt as far as: Los Angeles in the south and Coos Bay, Oregon, to the north Side ... ...nk by up to 2.5 meters. Numerous tsunamis affected locales as far as Crescent City, California. The fault extended for 1000 kilometers and there wer... ...an Oscar for original dramatic score only in 1973, a year after it was screened in Los Angeles for the first time. These winners were still shot... ...scar for original dramatic score only in 1973, a year after it was screened in Los Angeles for the first time. These winners were still shot in ...

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7 Scorpions : Rebellion

By: Mike Saxton

...information storage retrieval system, without the permission, in writing, from the publisher. Eloquent Books An imprint of Strategic Book Group P.O. ... ...kson. Without all of you, this wouldn’t have been possible. Thank you all from the botom of my heart. v Prologue F or years, people talked about v... ...es that had come into place since the Flash Storm. “I was just outside of Los Angeles when the Flash Storm hap- pened, far enough away to survive, cl... ...hat had come into place since the Flash Storm. “I was just outside of Los Angeles when the Flash Storm hap- pened, far enough away to survive, close ... ... on the screen. Article afer article was writen about a vig- ilante in the Los Angeles area. “Oh my God, look at this. Is this Vincent!?” Josh clicke... ...the screen. Article afer article was writen about a vig- ilante in the Los Angeles area. “Oh my God, look at this. Is this Vincent!?” Josh clicked a ... ...e people would follow in my footsteps. As it is, there was a big to do in California about what I did. And 77 was only the number of deaths they cou... ...ained functional however, whether they were forgoten about by the foolish politicians or paranoia set in and people decided that they would still be...

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Voices from the Past

By: Paul Alexander Bartlett

...FROM THE COVER OF VOICES FROM THE PAST: In Voices from the Past, a daring group of five independent novels, acclaimed author... ...and poetry. Our most recent publication is the remarkable quintet, Voices from the Past, by bestselling author Paul Alexander Bartlett, whose novel,... ...e University of Texas, and the Rare Books Collection of the University of California, Los Angeles. Paul Alexander Bartlett’s life was lived with a s... ... of Texas, and the Rare Books Collection of the University of California, Los Angeles. Paul Alexander Bartlett’s life was lived with a single value ... ...Texas, and the Rare Books Collection of the University of California, Los Angeles. Paul Alexander Bartlett’s life was lived with a single value alwa... ...f some questions this evening: must civilization be influ- enced by greedy politicians, connivers, self-promoters, toadies? Is there such a thing as ... ...ith a nod or lifted hand. They are masters of military deception, just as politicians are masters of ambiguity. The colonels have their lingo; the m... ...bited in more than forty one-man shows in leading galleries, including the Los Angeles County Museum, the Atlanta Art Museum, the Bancroft Library, t... ... in more than forty one-man shows in leading galleries, including the Los Angeles County Museum, the Atlanta Art Museum, the Bancroft Library, the R...

...In Voices from the Past, a daring group of five independent novels, acclaimed author Paul Alexander Bartlett accomplishes a tour de force of historical fiction, allowing the reader to enter for the first time into the private world...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... ...............................................................................................................................103 RETREATING FROM R... ...study our field—to throw suspicion off ourselves. ―We are afraid we won‘t be seen as logical. People are more likely to do something from a... ...ther and homemaker may actually be doing it out of a power motivation. If she is perfect how can she be faulted? I remember one of my cases in Califo... ... remember one time she, and a very short classmate of hers dressed in a tuxedo, and with her in her best formal, appeared on the floor of the Los An... ...ember one time she, and a very short classmate of hers dressed in a tuxedo, and with her in her best formal, appeared on the floor of the Los Angele... ...es the behavior. But if it doesn‘t, it at least breaks down the rationalization of denial. ―As opposed to the rationalizing alcoholic, politi... ...aq war.‖ —―Con, you probably remember that after the famous O.J. Simpson murder trial the police knew that there would be rioting in Los An... ...ar.‖ —―Con, you probably remember that after the famous O.J. Simpson murder trial the police knew that there would be rioting in Los Angele... ...and to protect the child from any harm, deserved or undeserved. So don‘t blame the cheating child, blame the blameless teacher. Just as when politi...

...E THINK WE KNOW? 155 EMPIRICAL EVIDENCE 159 THEORY AS A START TO SCIENTIFIC INQUIRY 162 HISTORICAL EVIDENCE 163 EVOLUTION 171 ACCEPTING OUR KNOWLEDGE FROM AUTHORITY 176 PERSONAL EXPERIENCE 181 FAITH 182 REASON 184 BUT WE ARE PSYCHOLOGICAL BEINGS 185 THE PROCESS OF REASONING 185 OPINIONS AND SEEKING EXPERTISE 189 SEMANTICS 191 CONFLICTSINVALUES 199 MORALS OR ETHICS ARE NOT ...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

............................................. 230 The Welfare State is moral from a self-centered point of view ........................................... ...elf-centered point of view .......................................... 232 From a self centered point of view it is immoral ............................. ...he weight of your body on a mattress. I had trouble sleeping on my bed in California, but these air flotation mattresses at the hotel are like being... ... --―Back in the 1990's I had occasion to fly the Concord from Paris to Los Angeles. It left shortly after sundown. To my amazement as we flew wes... ...--―Back in the 1990's I had occasion to fly the Concord from Paris to Los Angeles. It left shortly after sundown. To my amazement as we flew west I s... ...flat. But we can‘t use that geometry to fly a 35 plane from London to Los Angeles because the earth is somewhat round. It is an oblate spheroid,... .... But we can‘t use that geometry to fly a 35 plane from London to Los Angeles because the earth is somewhat round. It is an oblate spheroid, bei... ...on. The Vatican says they may not accept communion. ―Similarly, politicians who advocate abortion, which is a grievous sin, should be denie... ...k they will be willing to give up their desires to have children? Or that politicians or business people will volunteer to reduce their populations....

...city of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search for solutions to the planet's most pressing problem. He...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

... ISBN 978-0-9823076-0-1 3 Table of Contents THE RETURN FROM SPACE ................................................................. ........................................................................... 11 FROM THE PAST AND INTO THE FUTURE .......................................... ... minds of humanity. “This is Chet Rowland of World News on the California desert where we have just witnessed the final leg of the grea... ...reated by the continuous increases in the population. On the one hand some politicians and businessmen think that such increases are necessary. You... ... And no child should be imprisoned to a life without opportunity. “Politicians make us happier by reducing our taxes while spending more. Th... ...tand what I will experience. Since playing high school football together in Los Angeles we have been best friends. It’s funny that while at one time ... ... what I will experience. Since playing high school football together in Los Angeles we have been best friends. It’s funny that while at one time we w... ..., though, and care for it.’(8a) “What about that unmarried unemployed Los Angeles women who had octuplets after already mothering six children... ...ough, and care for it.’(8a) “What about that unmarried unemployed Los Angeles women who had octuplets after already mothering six children und...

...city of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search for solutions to the planet's most pressing problem. He...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

... 4 It took less than ten hours from Los Angeles International Airport to touch down in Jingjing, the cap... ... 4 It took less than ten hours from Los Angeles International Airport to touch down in Jingjing, the capitol ... ... 4 It took less than ten hours from Los Angeles International Airport to touch down in Jingjing, the capitol of K... ...les International Airport to touch down in Jingjing, the capitol of Kino. From what I had remembered as a boy, Kino was a province of China but in t... ...o much to the U.S. to keep it afloat that it practically owns New York and California! China, of course, was a vast agricultural land with a ... ...o the political party that gives it the most money. So you wouldn‘t expect politicians to let this sacred cow go un-milked. Consequently a large num... ...bad as many countries. ―Because of the diminishing workforce most politicians, as well as many religious groups and trade unions, want to a... ...told Madam Ching that before I was a space explorer I had been a teacher in Los Angeles. Shortly before I was selected for my solo voyage I had been ... ... Madam Ching that before I was a space explorer I had been a teacher in Los Angeles. Shortly before I was selected for my solo voyage I had been the ...

...city of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search for solutions to the planet's most pressing problem. He...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... THE COUNTRY OF SINGALING From one of the two most advanced countries of the world to the other. Sing... ...the other. Singaling, just off the Malay Peninsula, tooled its philosophy from its successful island neighbor, Singapore. I had visited Singapore a ... ...age girls do with their mouths between sentences. In my dear home town of Los Angeles the "valley girls" would definitely suffer withdrawal pains sh... ...girls do with their mouths between sentences. In my dear home town of Los Angeles the "valley girls" would definitely suffer withdrawal pains should... ...nly about health care. Public pension funds have been insolvent for years. Politicians in democracies like to promise more benefits along with lower ... ...re and more people at retirement age want to work. A friend of mine at the California State University joyfully goes to work every day at 85. He is a... ...r—and we don‟t have near the money that Norway has. I don‟t know why your politicians think that people must be forced into retirement so that young... ... looked there wasn‟t much wheat growing in the streets of New York City or Los Angeles. “I‟m sure you are aware that the advanced Asian n... ...ed there wasn‟t much wheat growing in the streets of New York City or Los Angeles. “I‟m sure you are aware that the advanced Asian nation...

...city of natural resources, the excess of wastes and their proper disposal, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemuel Gulliver XVI returns from a twenty year odyssey around the solar system, searching for sites where the world's excess people can be re-located. He found none. On his return he vows to search for solutions to the planet's most pressing problem. He...

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The Vatican Conspiracy

By: Jonathan Cross

...pen. Startled, he watched with curious astonishment as a purple mist emanated from the Tabernacle on the altar where the Holy Eucharist was kept. A ... ...st – a presence with form and face. An indescribable harmonic rhythm pulsated from an 4 J.Cross/Artemis iridescent, glowing white and purple tr... ...ributed to his political opponent.” Alfredo shrugged his shoulders. “You know politicians, Holy 10 J.Cross/Artemis Father, who can be sure.” ... ...have money and guns. They control the people through terror; they corrupt the politicians, even Presidents of countries. No, Father, if we are to st... ... 191 J.Cross/Artemis CHAPTER 19 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA The dark, night covered the parade of ex... ...91 J.Cross/Artemis CHAPTER 19 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA The dark, night covered the parade of expens... ...s/Artemis CHAPTER 19 LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA The dark, night covered the parade of expensive cars ... ... he said, liking the sites he read. "I have arranged for a tourist charter to Los Angeles, courtesy of the Ministry of Culture. From there you can m... ...said, liking the sites he read. "I have arranged for a tourist charter to Los Angeles, courtesy of the Ministry of Culture. From there you can make ...

...The Pope receives a vision that includes the names of four men: a U.S. Senator, a covert military intelligence agent, a priest from a small parish, and the head of the Italian mafia. These men form an alliance to eliminate the drug cartels of the world to save the children of the future against the backdrop of political power struggle. ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... Chapter 5: Modern Humans: Pgs 267-299 The Transition from Hunter-gatherers to Settlements ... ...nce Pg 265 Memory and Wisdom Chapter Five: Modern Humans: The Transition from Hunter-gatherers to Settlements. Pg 267 Modern Humans before C... ...nd will lead to chaos… and instability. Chaos is another code-word used by politicians and people in power. I myself have never seen this imagina... ... to jail? What is the worst punishment we mete out to the worst, most corrupt Politicians? We just don’t let them have all that Power again. Some ... ... million years from now, digging up a speck of dust from the Hearst Castle in California; and by analyzing this speck of dust…trying to understand w... ...e river’s water from the Owen’s Valley and transferring it 419 miles south to Los Angeles, and then stealing water from the Colorado River and sendi... ...er’s water from the Owen’s Valley and transferring it 419 miles south to Los Angeles, and then stealing water from the Colorado River and sending it... ...s, and then stealing water from the Colorado River and sending it 137 miles to Los Angeles: Los Angeles could have not grown to a population of more ... ...nd then stealing water from the Colorado River and sending it 137 miles to Los Angeles: Los Angeles could have not grown to a population of more than...

... 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 and dynamics of the Organic Universe and Organic Life. 3: The origins of modern humans going back 25 million years. 4: Human Psycho-biology. 5: The beginnings of civilization....

...r 4: Modern Human Dynamics Pgs 223-266 Human Psycho-biologic Totality. Chapter 5: Modern Humans: Pgs 267-299 The Transition from Hunter-gatherers to Settlements Chapter 6: Civilization Pgs 300-704 A: The Beginnings of Civilization Pgs 705-1474 B: The Effect of Civilization on Humans Pgs 1475-1868 Chapter 7:...

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Aesthetics

By: Florentin Smaradanche

...2 Titu Popescu THE AESTHETICS OF PARADOXISM (second edition) Translated from Romanian by P. Georgelin, F. Smarandache, and L. Popescu American Res... ...rch Press Rehoboth 2002 3 This book can be ordered in microfilm format from: Bell and Howell Co. (University of Microfilm International) ... ...mption. Both interventions are a reaction against some greedy and decadent politicians. From politics to personal action, paradoxism has passed with... ...taru I., Anthology of the Paradoxist Literary Movement, Ophyr Univ. Press, Los Angeles, !993, 172p. Vasiliu, Florin, Paradoxism’s main roots, Xiqua... ... I., Anthology of the Paradoxist Literary Movement, Ophyr Univ. Press, Los Angeles, !993, 172p. Vasiliu, Florin, Paradoxism’s main roots, Xiquan Pu... ...he most paradoxist mathematician of the world, History of Science Press, Los Angeles, 1995, 54p. Popescu, Titu, The Aesthetics of Paradoxism, Temp... ...ost paradoxist mathematician of the world, History of Science Press, Los Angeles, 1995, 54p. Popescu, Titu, The Aesthetics of Paradoxism, Tempus, ... ...994, p.80. Bledea, Ion, A Tangle of Language, in ‘Abracadabra”, Salinas, California, USA, October 1993, p.14. Vasile, Geo, The Exorcist from Phoe... ...Mircea, An Oltenian through Arizona ..., in “Universul”, North Hollywood, California, 9th year, no.199, August 1993, pp.5, 8. Rotaru, Ion, Who is F...

... consisting in the concomitance of the opposites, which gives it a real specificity. The paradox is of the nature of an explosive nucleus resulting from the fusion of satisfaction and anxiety. The first situation, during an instant, is derived from the appearance of something with a convincing meaning; the second one, that comes immediately, is the perception of someth...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...he day on a flat boulder along the bank ofthe river. A thin rawhide string hung from the pole, a bent hook was attached to the end of the string wit... ...ely about them. And it was, then, that a special bond between them was created. From that day on his grandfather spent every spare moment with him. ... ...anto, one time body guard to the mob who worked his way up to ce­ lebrities and politicians; and now headed his own so-called secu­ rity company. The... ...the pavement. The neighbor­ hood was an enclave of the rich and powerful, mostly politicians and high placed bureaucrats who were wealthy before they... ...re like a business meeting, a superior telling a subordinate what to do. "Go to Los Angeles. You have a meeting with Alana Matloch at ten a.m tomorr... ...ike a business meeting, a superior telling a subordinate what to do. "Go to Los Angeles. You have a meeting with Alana Matloch at ten a.m tomorrow ... ...ost of his attitudes about L.A. were formed by colleagues who had left Southern California and settled in the Seattle area for a slower lifestyle. T... ... hung up the phone. LE I.E. BUILDING was the architectural center-piece of the Los Angeles Financial District. The sixty-five story edifice was scu... ...g up the phone. LE I.E. BUILDING was the architectural center-piece of the Los Angeles Financial District. The sixty-five story edifice was sculpte...

...ultimately prove futile and wishes instead to preserve his people's lifeblood through appeasement. In a final speech, Seattle explains that man comes from the land and that all men share equally the responsibility to protect the Web of Life on Earth. 150 years later, Dr. Richard Hawk, a lowly archaeology professor, explores the forests of his ancestors. Here he discove...

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Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the inside : Asian Culture Revealed

By: Chi, Anson

...d retired — — engineer. He currently lives in a myriad of places, including Los Angeles and San Diego. Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the Inside: ... ...ired — — engineer. He currently lives in a myriad of places, including Los Angeles and San Diego. Yellow on the Outside, Shame on the Inside: Asian... ...not that you would anyway. So without further ado, please enjoy the journey from the gospels of a former Asian. Outset 1 Doctor or lawyer—my only... ..., other than what's important like — saving lives or protecting the innocent from an unjust, inequitable system; reasons being money and status, whic... ...eally aspire to be—ever since I was a wee laddie born and raised in Irvine, California—is a writer. I remember telling Mommy that I wanted to become... ...ing and her research. I don't even know why she uses the UCI (University of California, Irvine) library, since she goes to Stanford University, for ... ...ng everywhere, the terminal like a city of its own, especially here at LAX, Los Angeles International. My parents booked our flight late last night, ... ...verywhere, the terminal like a city of its own, especially here at LAX, Los Angeles International. My parents booked our flight late last night, righ... ... a country club full of backstabbers, betrayers, traitors otherwise known as politicians and — — anyway, I'm not invited; nor do I want to be. I woul...

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Capitalistic Musings

By: Sam Vaknin

...art thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to ... ...ding to this latter day - rational - version of the dismal science, people refrain from repeating their mistakes systematically. They seek to optim... ...rt Solow and, more importantly, by Paul Romer, an economist from the University of California at Berkeley, clearly demonstrates. Additionally, it i... ...Hal Varian of the School of Information Management and Systems at the University of California in Berkeley summarizes the treatment of "Price Discri... ...ating riots do erupt, but these are reactions either to perceived social injustice (Los Angeles 1995) or to political oppression (Paris 1968). The F... ...g riots do erupt, but these are reactions either to perceived social injustice (Los Angeles 1995) or to political oppression (Paris 1968). The Frenc... ...onstructive competition - among scientists, innovators, managers, actors, lawyers, politicians, and the members of just about every other professio... ...etail the newly acquired wealth and lavish lifestyles of formerly impoverished HZDS politicians. Some of them now reside in refurbished castles. Oth...

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Facts and Fictions in the Securities Industry

By: Sam Vaknin

...art thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk Vis... ... suitable for the treatment of Growth Models. But how many years of future income (from dividends) should we use in our calculations? If a firm is ... ...my of an entire major city, Bitola. After much wrangling and recriminations - many politicians seem to have benefited from the scam - the governmen... ...y but the politically well-connected, to cronies, and family members of influential politicians - they often end up fostering a bubble. South Korean... ...ic rise in the market prices of their abodes. According to the Milken Institute in Los Angeles, asset bubbles tend to both enhance and cannibalize ... ...ise in the market prices of their abodes. According to the Milken Institute in Los Angeles, asset bubbles tend to both enhance and cannibalize each... ...rchasing decisions on expectations of outsized returns—a recent survey of buyers in Los Angeles indicated that they expected their homes to increase... ...sing decisions on expectations of outsized returns—a recent survey of buyers in Los Angeles indicated that they expected their homes to increase in ... ...ut it: "criticism that his enforcement was too heavy-handed". President Bush chose California Rep. Christopher Cox, a Republican, to replace him. ...

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

By: Matti Sarmela

...ences in my life * Young people don't want to farm * Life is dying out from irrigation canals * Should we have more development Villages and... ...of the pillar house 64 * Building practices 68 Equipment of living 69 From buffalo to motor car 69 * Conveniences of living 71 * Triumph of h... ...iousness industry. Everywhere, modern consciousness technicians reporters, politicians, advertising people, artists and researchers incessantly try to... ...vited high-ranking guest might have made a speech, and prior to elections, politicians also came to funerals to speak. While waiting to depart, the fu... ...a list of medicinal plants by Terje Björnland and Trond Schumacher. Univ. California Press. Brummelhuis, Hanten – Jeremy H. Kemp (eds.) 1984. Strate... ...ute of East Asiatic Studies. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles. Diamond, Stanley (ed.) 1969 (1960). Primitive Views on the W... ...of East Asiatic Studies. University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles. Diamond, Stanley (ed.) 1969 (1960). Primitive Views on the World... ...nd Peasant Choice in a Thai Village. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley – Los Angeles. — 1969 a. The Study of Thai Society: Summary Comments. Hans ... ...easant Choice in a Thai Village. Univ. of California Press, Berkeley – Los Angeles. — 1969 a. The Study of Thai Society: Summary Comments. Hans Diet...

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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

...art thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to ... ...- but there can be no doubt that it exists. Its rights - whatever they are - derive from the fact that it exists and that it has the potential to de... ... the setting of priorities to a political class or elite is thoroughly discredited. Politicians cannot be trusted, regardless of the system in which... ...uninterrupted service. Predictably, failure ensued - from electricity utilities in California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous cru... ...resented in other, equally important, vocations (for instance, among company CEOs, politicians, diplomats, managers of higher education institution... ...members of exploratory expeditions gone astray (the Donner Party in Sierra Nevada, California and John Franklin's Polar expedition), famine-stricke... ... Israel. Nor is Dershowitz's proposal to have the courts issue "torture warrants" (Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2001) unprecedented. In a contro... ...ael. Nor is Dershowitz's proposal to have the courts issue "torture warrants" (Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2001) unprecedented. In a controvers...

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Cyclopedia of Philosophy

By: Sam Vaknin

...art thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to ... ...- but there can be no doubt that it exists. Its rights - whatever they are - derive from the fact that it exists and that it has the potential to de... ... the setting of priorities to a political class or elite is thoroughly discredited. Politicians cannot be trusted, regardless of the system in which... ...uninterrupted service. Predictably, failure ensued - from electricity utilities in California to railway operators in Britain. The simultaneous cru... ...resented in other, equally important, vocations (for instance, among company CEOs, politicians, diplomats, managers of higher education institution... ...members of exploratory expeditions gone astray (the Donner Party in Sierra Nevada, California and John Franklin's Polar expedition), famine-stricke... ... Israel. Nor is Dershowitz's proposal to have the courts issue "torture warrants" (Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2001) unprecedented. In a contro... ...ael. Nor is Dershowitz's proposal to have the courts issue "torture warrants" (Los Angeles Times, November 8, 2001) unprecedented. In a controvers...

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A Courageous Battle

By: Susan Bracken

...concentration. Lacey’s father was a salesman whose territory took him away from home most days of the week. On weekends he went shopping for food and ... ...ornful name-calling. She rejoiced every June when summer offered a respite from the bullying. Lacey spent entire days sprawled on her bed engrossed in... ...and the only time I ever saw him drunk. … Later, they moved to Long Beach, California. My brother, Erik, works there too, also in aviation.” Lacey wan... ...wed- ish food. My mother was a great cook.” “You said your parents live in California. Are they well?” “Yes. At seventy, Dad has one foot in retiremen... ...he Canadian constitutional crisis; about Wayne Gretzky being traded to the Los Angeles Kings; and about music. Lacey 52 SUSAN BRACKEN was enthralled ... ...anadian constitutional crisis; about Wayne Gretzky being traded to the Los Angeles Kings; and about music. Lacey 52 SUSAN BRACKEN was enthralled by h... ... your pretty heads about it. How do! I’m Randall Bush, no relation to them politicians, and this here’s my Missy.” He gestured to the plump blond woma...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...on ceremonies or reading their mandates became irrelevant. Yang Lin, parting from their movement toward the steps that led toward the Royal Museum, be... ...tely something that was not wanted. It stayed with him on the bus. On a ride from the Nambu Bus Terminal to Chongju, Sang Huin's sleep was spastic lik... ...." "Kennedy Smith of the Kennedy dynasty--are you from the family of wealthy politicians?" "No, nothing special. Hardware store." "A hardware tycoon.... ...g with Led Zepplin. "I've made up my mind to make a new start./ I'm going to California with an aching in my heart./ Someone told me there is a girl o... ... out in a bitter and cyical drool. He wipes his mouth with his sleeve. His California girl lives in Sante Fe, New Mexico where her husband recently... ...d abandoned to go back to her son in New York State. She spent a few days in Los Angeles and a few more in San Diego. Then she pushed the rotating ga... ...andoned to go back to her son in New York State. She spent a few days in Los Angeles and a few more in San Diego. Then she pushed the rotating gate i...

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The Octopus a Story of California

By: Frank Norris

...enn State Electronic Classics Series Publication The Ocotopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Unive... ...e file as an electronic transmission, in any way. The Ocotopus: A Story of California by Frank Norris, the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic C... ...R I JUST AFTER PASSING Caraher’s saloon, on the County Road that ran south from Bonneville, and that divided the Broderson ranch from that of Los Muer... ...n south from Bonneville, and that divided the Broderson ranch from that of Los Muertos, Presley was sud- denly aware of the faint and prolonged blowin... ... the faint and prolonged blowing of a steam whistle that he knew must come from the railroad shops near the depot at Bonneville. In starting out from ... ...nt where what was known as the Lower Road struck off through the Rancho de Los Muertos, leading on to Guadalajara, he came upon one of the county wate... ...nd S. W . adopt him as their own.” “Who, for instance?” “Darrell, that Los Angeles man—remember?” “Well, Darrell is no particular friend of Disbrow,” ... ...ning, was a telegram from Osterman, at that time on his second trip to Los Angeles. It read: “Flotation of company in this district assured. Have secu... ...er of government, ballot-box stuffer, descending to the level of back-room politicians, of bar-room heelers, he, Magnus Derrick, statesman of the old ...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...aching comedy of expectant youth. It is Carol Milford, fleeing for an hour from Blodgett College. The days of pioneering, of lassies in sunbonnets, an... ...onsin, the Dakotas send their children thither, and Blodgett protects them from the wickedness of the universities. But it secretes friendly girls, yo... ...ht. The Arab village of Djeddah—an intricately chased jewel-box. A town in California which had changed itself from the barren brick fronts and slatte... ...pleasurable activities, instead of letting them fall into the hands of the politicians.” “I don’t suppose it will take more than thirty or forty years... ...ding was good enough for us when we were kids! I hate these would-be women politicians, don’t you?” IV The first week of March had given promise of sp... ... Chet Dashaway sold his furniture and undertaking business and wandered to Los Angeles, where, the Dauntless reported, “Our good friend Chester has ac... ...t Dashaway sold his furniture and undertaking business and wandered to Los Angeles, where, the Dauntless reported, “Our good friend Chester has accept... ...ifornia. Juanita—you know the Coast so well—tell me: would you start in at Los Angeles or San Francisco, and what are the best hotels?” The Jolly Seve... ...nia. Juanita—you know the Coast so well—tell me: would you start in at Los Angeles or San Francisco, and what are the best hotels?” The Jolly Seventee...

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Babbitt

By: Sinclair Lewis

...y was full of such grotesqueries, but the clean towers were thrusting them from the business center, and on the farther hills were shining new houses,... ... hood and noiseless engine. These people in evening clothes were returning from an all-night rehearsal of a Little Theater play, an artistic adventure... ...u— some genuine bargains that came in to-day: SILVER GROVE.—Cute four-room California bungalow, a.m.i., garage, dandy shade tree, swell neighborhood, ... ...abbitt every inch was individual and stirring. As always he noted that the California Building across the way was three stories lower, therefore three... ...e, is that they’re willing to take a lot off the snobs and journalists and politicians, while the modern American business man knows how to talk right... ...Atlanta with Hartford, Rochester with Denver, Milwaukee with Indianapolis, Los Angeles with Scranton, Portland, Maine, with Portland, Oregon. A good l... ...nta with Hartford, Rochester with Denver, Milwaukee with Indianapolis, Los Angeles with Scranton, Portland, Maine, with Portland, Oregon. A good live ... ...r in his eyes, a syrup-smooth quickness in his speech, which in- timidated politicians and warned reporters; and in his pres- ence the most intelligen...

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Two Years before the Mast, And Twenty-Four Years After: A Personal Narrative of Life at Sea

By: Richard Henry Dana

... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 NIA . . . . . . . . 28 CHAPTER IX — CALIFORNIA—A SOUTH EASTER . . . . . . 32 CHAPTER X — A SOUTH EASTER—PASS... ...ING—WOOD CUTTING— RATTLE SNAKES—NEW COMERS . . 82 CHAPTER XX — LEISURE—NEWS FROM HOME—’’BURNING THE WATER’’ . . . . . . . 87 CHAPTER XXI — CALIFORN... ...EISURE—NEWS FROM HOME—’’BURNING THE WATER’’ . . . . . . . 87 CHAPTER XXI — CALIFORNIA AND ITS INHABITANTS . . . . . . . . . 90 CHAPTER XXII — LIFE ... ...VIII — AN OLD FRIEND—A VICTIM—CALIFORNIA . . . . . . . . . 128 RANGERS—NEWS FROM HOME—LAST LOOKS CHAPTER XXIX — LOADING FOR HOME—A SURPRISE—LAST OF ... ... before going down to the beach. Several people were soon collected to see ‘‘los Ingles marineros,’’ and one of them—a young woman—took a great fancy ... ...ement of the bystanders, who cried out, ‘‘Bravo!’’ ‘‘Otra vez!’’ and ‘‘Vivan los marineros!’’ but the dancing did not become general, as the women and... ...heir charge, and, for the most part, men of desperate fortunes—broken down politicians and soldiers—whose only object is to retrieve their conditio... ... to take off passengers from the steamer to the wharf,—for the trade of Los Angeles is sufficient to support such a vessel. I got the captain to lan... ...speed until we turned into the streets of the Pueblo. The Pueblo de los Angeles I found a large and flourishing town of about twenty thousand ...

...Excerpt: CHAPTER I; DEPARTURE -- The fourteenth of August was the day fixed upon for the sailing of the brig Pilgrim on her voyage from Boston round Cape Horn to the western coast of North America. As she was to get under weigh early in the afternoon, I made my appearance on board at twelve o?clock, in full sea-rig, and with my chest, containing an outfi...

...APTER VI ? LOSS OF A MAN?SUPERSTITION, 18 -- CHAPTER VII ? JUAN FERNANDEZ?THE PACIFIC, 21 -- CHAPTER VIII ? ??TARRING DOWN???DAILY LIFE???GOING AFT???CALIFORNIA -- ., 25 -- CHAPTER IX ? CALIFORNIA?A SOUTH-EASTER, 28 -- CHAPTER X ? A SOUTH-EASTER?PASSAGE UP THE COAST, 32 -- CHAPTER XI ? PASSAGE UP THE COAST?MONTEREY, 35 -- CHAPTER XII ? LIFE AT MONTEREY, 38 -- CHAPTER XIII ...

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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

...newal in Afghanistan (1996–1998) 63 3. COUNTERTERRORISM EVOLVES 71 3.1 From the Old Terrorism to the New: The First World Trade Center Bombing 7... ...istration’s Approach 203 7. THE ATTACK LOOMS 215 7.1 First Arrivals in California 215 7.2 The 9/11 Pilots in the United States 223 7.3 Assembl... ... 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, ... ...d al Shehri, checked in and boarded American Airlines Flight 11, bound for Los Angeles.The flight was scheduled to depart at 7:45. 4 In another Logan ... ... Shehri, checked in and boarded American Airlines Flight 11, bound for Los Angeles.The flight was scheduled to depart at 7:45. 4 In another Logan term... ...Hamza al Ghamdi, checked in for United Airlines Flight 175, also bound for Los Angeles.A couple of Shehhi’s colleagues were obviously unused to travel... ...a al Ghamdi, checked in for United Airlines Flight 175, also bound for Los Angeles.A couple of Shehhi’s colleagues were obviously unused to travel; ac... ...or Afghanistan’s warring factions in a project by the Union Oil Company of California (UNOCAL) to build a pipeline across the country. While there was... ...n, dominated by a wealthy and indolent elite. Saudi contacts with American politicians are frequently invoked as accusations in partisan polit- ical a...

...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 Democrats chosen by elected leaders from our nation?s ca...

...ganization, Declaring War on the United States (1992?1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda?s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996?1998) 63 3. COUNTERTERRORISM EVOLVES 71 3.1 From the Old Terrorism to the New: The First World Trade Center Bombing 71 3.2 Adaptation?and Nonadaptation? . . . in the Law Enforcement Community 73 3.3 . . . and in the Federal Aviation Administration 82 3.4 . . . and in t...

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The Good Soldier

By: Ford Madox Ford

...a provided yearly winter quar- ters for us, and Nauheim always received us from July to Septem- ber. You will gather from this statement that one of u... ... from this statement that one of us had, as the saying is, a “heart”, and, from the statement that my wife is dead, that she was the sufferer. Captain... ...t struck him that the things to take for that purpose were oranges—because California is the orange country—and comfortable folding chairs. So he boug... ...chairs. So he bought I don’t know how many cases of oranges—the great cool California oranges, and half-a-dozen folding chairs in a special case that ... ... Then he began to talk about a duty on hops, about Californian hops, about Los Angeles, where he had been. He fencing for a topic with which he might ... ...n he began to talk about a duty on hops, about Californian hops, about Los Angeles, where he had been. He fencing for a topic with which he might gain... ...haps, they imagined that I wanted to buy a newspaper, for they were either politicians or reporters, which, of course, comes to the same thing. As a m...

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