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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of po... ... balance of power within major civilizations. BRAD BRADFORD Foreword and Epilogue By Michael S. Hart Dedication to CAROL For bec... ... Dedication to CAROL For becoming my smart, beautiful bride in 1949 and then giving fully of herself to me and our wonderful family i... ...arco Polo. 7. Islam‘s Great Gifts to the West One precept of the Koran states that the human world’s quest for knowledge leads to further knowing... ...he peoples of ancient eras, such as the Sumerians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, on to those of the French, Germans, English, and eventually worldw... ...icles to the beginning of the decline of the Roman Empire. In 2011 the United States is less than half that age. CHAPTER 6 ―Chinese ships... ...on in the fifteenth century. Charlemagne’s war against ignorance Roman Catholic Church monasteries in the darkest of the ―Dark Ages‖ prevented th... ...ven more significant was the rapid increase in the number of liberal arts colleges throughout the world. Many historians title this period of cult... ...es, so affordable that elementary and high schools as well as colleges and universities could buy them in bulk. (The next chapter will address the Li...

...This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make up...

...In the Bible, God‘s first gift to man isn‘t a lesson about how to make a fire or fashion a needle, a knife, or a spear. He first blesses him with language. Even before He takes Adam‘s rib to make Eve, He tells Adam to name ev...

...1. Did Water Monkeys Swim before We Spoke?-From whence cometh language, the InfoTech that lets us dominate our planet? We listen. We easily hallucinate word boundaries. Spaces, such as you see in writing, are absent from speech. Yet somehow we find it easy to make sense of speech. -- 2. The Gift ...

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Information Technology Tales

By: Brad Bradford

...chnology Tales Information Technology Tales By expanding the sharing of knowledge, time after time InfoTech upset the balance of po... ...lance of power within major civilizations. BRAD BRADFORD Foreword and Epilogue by Michael S. Hart Dedication to CAROL For bec... ...t Dedication to CAROL For becoming my smart, beautiful bride in 1949 and then giving fully of herself to me and our wonderful family i... ...arco Polo. 7. Islam‘s Great Gifts to the West One precept of the Koran states that the human world’s quest for knowledge leads to further knowing... ...he peoples of ancient eras, such as the Sumerians, Egyptians, Greeks, and Romans, on to those of the French, Germans, English, and eventually worldw... ...ericles to the beginning of the decline of the Roman Empire. In 2011 the United States is less than half that age. CHAPTER 6 ―Chinese ships... ...tion in the fifteenth century. Charlemagne’s war against ignorance Roman Catholic Church monasteries in the darkest of the ―Dark Ages‖ prevented th... ...ven more significant was the rapid increase in the number of liberal arts colleges throughout the world. Many historians title this period of cultur... ...es, so affordable that elementary and high schools as well as colleges and universities could buy them in bulk. (The next chapter will address the Li...

...This book also begins with that wondrous first Information Technology and then moves on to tales about the wonders of the written word—great stories, many of them likely new to most readers. In them, you‘ll find all the backgrounds, foregrounds, premises, conclusions, and surprises that make u...

...Way back in the fifteenth century a man named Johann Gutenberg invented the ?printing press. More than 400 years passed before Ottmar Mergenthaler found a way in the late 1880s to mechanize that historic invention. Then, less than a ...

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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 ... ...of Utopia— Book 4 A Look at Human Values 1 ―. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS‖ --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 4 A Look at Human... ... ISBN 978-0-9823076-3-2 2 TABLE OF CONTENTS IN THE HOTEL .................................................................... ...y always opt for a vacation when they could otherwise work. People in the States still believe that money buys happiness. But when people are survey... ... was a child. Watching a Grecian or Hawaiian sunset. Watching Aida in the Roman stadium in Verona. And there were so many times with Arline, just ho... ...t but I do. Being invited to speak around the world and teaching in major universities makes me feel that I am important to some people. But let‘s ge... ...s in the same society these customs may differ somewhat, for example from Catholics to Jews or from businessmen to government workers. Values are co... ...o most religions have had similar mystical experiences--the Hindu who has united with the Brahman through years of correct meditation. The holy Jew,... ...erstanding of the world by American students. ―But of course all colleges are not equal. While you have 17 of the top 20 universities in th...

...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, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemu...

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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 S... ... My Visit to Kino A Modern Sino-Province 2 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Search of Utopia-- BOOK 3 MY VISIT TO ... ................................................................... 6 TOUR OF THE AREA .................................................................... ... position of the world. Marco Polo would be proud. It practically owns the United States. The U.S. has bought trillions of dollars worth of Chinese ... ...on of the world. Marco Polo would be proud. It practically owns the United States. The U.S. has bought trillions of dollars worth of Chinese goods a... ... Western Europe, the post-socialist Kinese left here to learn at the great universities of the world, today the many great universities are here. C... ...ng many. When Jesus 28 and Paul brought a newer form of monotheism, the Romans tortured them. Then when the Christians rose to power they torture... ...k they know. The Lutherans think they know. The Amish think they know. The Catholics think they know. The atheists think they know. The Republicans ... ...cience curriculum. We have taken a page from your American high schools and colleges relative to extra-curricular activities. So we have music groups...

...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, and even some wars. In the year 2020 Commander Lemu...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ht January 29th 2001 Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and ... ... Canadian Copyright: 1072425 Nov 12 th 2009 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and words that are not f... ...09 Due to the ideas presented in this book, I have had to use various terms and words that are not found in dictionaries: beginning with the titl... .... Cause and Effect can also be defined by Newton’s Third Law of Motion which states: “For every action: there is an equal and opposite reaction.” ... ...h collided and split and became two beating hearts. This is also the reason Romance exists. The beating heart of the 3-dimensional Universe comes ... ...ematician alive, and close down all of the mathematical Departments in all the Universities, and throw out all scientific data that has been collecte... ...hese two sources. If Russia had not bankrupted itself by trying to match the United States in its atomic nuclear capabilities for global destruction... ...ged thousands and millions of children… Take the cases of rape and sodomy Catholic Priests have been convicted of recently in America. Has this ... ...r yet, espouse it to the already affluent: at stockbroker dinners and business colleges… to the acolytes… then sell TV shows worshipping the Lives of...

...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 ...

...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 ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

... 0 “. . . AND GULLIVER RETURNS” --In Sea... ...a-- Book 6 Our Psychological Motivations 1 “. . . AND GU... ...UR REASONS FOR DOING ........................................................................................................... 10 FREUD--AND THE NE... ...psychotic. He isn‘t thinking rationally. Even you Ray, what if you had gone to the university in Cairo or Tehran and studied Islam rather than Cathol... ...us eye problems. The vitamin A in butter was not present in the margarine. So they began to add the vitamin to margarine. In the mid-1940s the United... ...problems. The vitamin A in butter was not present in the margarine. So they began to add the vitamin to margarine. In the mid-1940s the United States... ...as always a Jew. He, like many other Jewish thinkers, taught a different concept of his faith. Christianity really developed based on what the Roman ... ... long way in getting people working and pushing the society to more support for public education. My country has shortchanged its schools and colleg... ... negative influence on his ideas by the psychologists of his day. Yet today those same extra-sensory phenomena are being studied in reputable univer...

...Table of Contents IN THE HOTEL 8 LOOKING FOR HAPPINESS 10 WE MUST THINK MORE DEEPLY—AND UNDERSTAND OUR THINKING 20 OUR BASIC ASSUMPTIONS 24 -- THE FOUNDATIONS OF OUR VALUES -- 24 SELF-CENTEREDASSUMPTIONS 32 GODBASEDASSUMPTIONS 41 CONCEPTS OF G...

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The Williams Record

By: Student Media

...iiXfl* 56fforoj VOL. XXI WILLIAMSTOWN, MASS., MONDAY, MARCH 18, 1907 NO. 1 THE HATCHET BURIED Conclusion of Hostilities Be- tween the Classes of 1909 ... ...THE HATCHET BURIED Conclusion of Hostilities Be- tween the Classes of 1909 and 1910 End of the March J7th Celebration —The Shirt-Tail Parade- Speeches... ...wns entirely suo- oessful, and despite its humorous side, tied a new itnot in tlie bond of ail Williams men. The parade, the fireworks, the transparen... ...lry such as to make the continuntiun of athletic relations between the two colleges inadvisable." The Williams athletic council was not informed of th... ...or the idea of fore- shortening was in those times un- known. In Assyrian, Roman and Grecian art there are very few ex- amples of jievous diseases, al... ... to d«te Sfiring Street, WlllUmatown CONSTITUTIONS SIMILAR Germany and the United States Compared by Dr. Hoetzsch IVofesHur Oltci IloiilzKcli, who WHH... ...e Sfiring Street, WlllUmatown CONSTITUTIONS SIMILAR Germany and the United States Compared by Dr. Hoetzsch IVofesHur Oltci IloiilzKcli, who WHH si'lep... ...e latter possesses a strong feature in tiiat the presence of the prominent universities noted on the list will give Williams a chance to maintain hers... ..."Greatness" of Fred- erick II of Prussia (Prof. Good- rich). 14. The Roman Catholic Church and ''Modernity" (Prof. Spring). 16. Walt Whitman (Prof. Sp...

...The longest running independent newspaper at Williams 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 ...

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Trendsiters Digital Content and Web Technologies

By: Sam Vaknin

...TrendSiters Digital Content And Web Technologies 3rd EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. E... ...ts reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovska – writ... ...vska – write to: palma@unet.com.mk or to samvaknin@gmail.com Visit the TrendSiters Web Site: http://samvak.tripod.com/busiweb.html Inter... ...ed issues. http://samvak.tripod.com/internet.html Visit Sam Vaknin's United Press International (UPI) Article Archive – Click HERE! This let... ...d in the last few years, often way out of the limited means of libraries, universities, individual scientists and scholars. A "scholarly divide" has ... ...thoring an encyclopaedia was such a daunting and expensive task that only states, academic institutions, or well-funded businesses were able to produ... ...e parchment - the hypertext. Early Jewish and Christian texts (as well as Roman legal scholarship) was written on parchment (and later printed) and i... ...als purchase subscriptions. We do not sell institutional site licenses to colleges or universities. NetLibrary sells to institutions. Public, private... ... no downloadable compressed files. By far the best among the three is the Catholic Encyclopedia. The 1904 edition of this magnificent work of refere...

...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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Cyclopedia of Economics

By: Sam Vaknin

... Cyclopedia Of Philosophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...n@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samv... ...re is not much difference between the embryo and the comatose. A typical contract states the rights of the parties. It assumes the existence of pa... ...e were be able to identify the chosen one and eliminate only it? In many religions (Catholicism) contraception is murder. In Judaism, masturbation i... ...ys been the most fervent anti-Semites. Jews are not so much a race as a community, united in age-old traditions and beliefs, lore and myths, histor... ...l". Animals, goes the myth, don't prey on their own kind. Alas, like so many other romantic lores, this is untrue. Most species - including our clo... ...stituencies will be confined to multi-tiered, self- dissolving ("sunset") "electoral colleges" composed exclusively of volunteers. Left vs. Right (i... ...d hoc computer networks, local networks, and networks spun by organizations (mainly universities and organs of the government such as DARPA, a part ...

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

... Cyclopedia Of Philosophy 4th EDITION Sam Vaknin, Ph.D. Editing and Design: Lidija Rangelovska Lidija Rangelovska A Na... ... All rights reserved. This book, or any part thereof, may not be used or reproduced in any manner without written permission from: Lidija Rangelovs... ...n@gmail.com Philosophical Essays and Musings: http://philosophos.tripod.com The Silver Lining – Ethical Dilemmas in Modern Films http://samv... ...re is not much difference between the embryo and the comatose. A typical contract states the rights of the parties. It assumes the existence of pa... ...e were be able to identify the chosen one and eliminate only it? In many religions (Catholicism) contraception is murder. In Judaism, masturbation i... ...ys been the most fervent anti-Semites. Jews are not so much a race as a community, united in age-old traditions and beliefs, lore and myths, histor... ...l". Animals, goes the myth, don't prey on their own kind. Alas, like so many other romantic lores, this is untrue. Most species - including our clo... ...stituencies will be confined to multi-tiered, self- dissolving ("sunset") "electoral colleges" composed exclusively of volunteers. Left vs. Right (i... ...d hoc computer networks, local networks, and networks spun by organizations (mainly universities and organs of the government such as DARPA, a part ...

...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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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...Henry Reeve A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reev... ... Electronic Classics Series Publication Democracy in America, Volumes One and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of th... ...e and Two by Alexis de Tocqueville, trans. Henry Reeve is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...e eleven years that separated the Declaration of the In- dependence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our writ... ...n years that separated the Declaration of the In- dependence of the United States from the completion of that act in the ordination of our written Con... ...sted with the grace of poetry, and the driest statistics with the charm of romance. Western emigration seemed commonplace and prosaic till M. de Tocqu... ... State Papers,” vol. i. p. 630. ****By the penal law of Massachusetts, any Catholic priest who should set foot in the colony after having been once dr... ...Statutes, vol. i. p. 455. The Regents of the University annually visit the colleges and acad- emies, and make their report to the legislature. Their s... ...may be acquired, and where the true scholar may be formed. A few excellent universities would do more towards the attainment of this object than a vas...

...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...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State Universit... ... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. T... ... INAUGURAL ADDRESSES OF THE PRESIDENTS OF THE UNITED STATES is a publication of the Penn sylvania State University. This Por... ...nn sylvania State University. This Portable Document File is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file,... ...arge 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 Pennsylvania Stat... ... letters and a wish to patronize every rational effort to encourage schools, colleges, universities, academies, and every institution for propagating ... ...nd a wish to patronize every rational effort to encourage schools, colleges, universities, academies, and every institution for propagating knowledge,... ...f the duties which I shall be called upon to perform. It was the remark of a Roman consul in an early pe riod of that celebrated Republic that a most... ...husetts was eager to gather support for his agenda. He attended Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Georgetown that morning before joining President Eisen...

Excerpt: Inaugural addresses of the presidents of the United States.

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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

...SSION 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 Preface xv 1. “WE... ... 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 C... ...HE NEW TERRORISM 47 2.1 A Declaration of War 47 2.2 Bin Ladin’s Appeal in the Islamic World 48 2.3 The Rise of Bin Ladin and al Qaeda (1988–1992... ... Qaeda (1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–... ...(1988–1992) 55 2.4 Building an Organization, Declaring War on the United States (1992–1996) 59 2.5 Al Qaeda’s Renewal in Afghanistan (1996–1998) ... ...f a Research and Analysis Branch.There large numbers of scholars from U.S. universities pored over accounts from spies, com- munications intercepted b... ... of recruiting officers quali- fied for counterterrorism.Very few American colleges or universities offered programs in Middle Eastern languages or Is... ...tin delenda, meaning that something “must be destroyed,” evoked the famous Roman vow to destroy its rival, Carthage.The overall goal of Clarke’s paper... ...t through a document vendor who stole a blank baptismal certificate from a Catholic church.With this document he was able to obtain a Canadian passpor...

...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 an...

...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 OF THE NEW TERRORI...

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First and Last Things : A Confession of Faith and a Rule of Life

By: H. G. Wells

...First and Last Things A Confession of Faith and Rule of Life By H.G. Wells A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publ... ...: A Confession of Faith and Rule of Life by H.G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...rge 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 Pennsylvania State U... ... knowledge. Imagine a large clear jelly, in which at all angles and in all states of simplicity or contor- tion his ideas are imbedded. They are all v... ...validate my assumption that if we go back only to the closing years of the Roman Republic, we go back to an age in which nearly every person living wi... ... This can be done in a hundred ways, by founding and enlarging schools and universities and chairs, for example; by making print and reading and all t... ...ollows:— “I can see no reason why even to-day a number of persons avowedly united in the same ‘Belief’ and recognizing each other as the self-constitu... ...nswer would be, ‘No, we are Samurai and were united before the Elders.’ In Catholic countries those who use only the civil marriage are considered out... ...e world is in their hands; all our head teachers and disciplinary heads of colleges, our judges, barristers, employers of labour be- yond a certain li...

...Introduction: Recently I set myself to put down what I believe. I did this with no idea of making a book, but at the suggestion of a friend and to interest a number of friends with whom I was associated. We were all, we found, extremely uncertain in our outlook upon life, about our religious feelings and in our ideas of right and wrong....

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What Is Man and Other Essays of Mark Twain

By: Mark Twain

...WHAT IS MAN? WHAT IS MAN? AND OTHER ESSAYS OF MARK TWAIN (Samuel Langhorne Clemens, 1835 1910) What ... ... and Other Essays by Mark T wain (Samuel L. Clemens) is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...ge 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 Pennsylvania State U... ...tunate. I have examined many fine and apparently self sacrificing deeds in romances and biographies, but— O.M. Under searching analysis the ostensible... ...? And why were the Congregationalists not Baptists, and the Baptists Roman Catholics, and the Roman Catholics Buddhists, and the Buddhists Quakers, an... ...hine Note.—When Mrs. W. asks how can a millionaire give a single dollar to colleges and museums while one human being is destitute of bread, she has a... ... as well as English, and that answered very well. English and alien poets, statesmen, artists, heroes, battles, plagues, cataclysms, revolutions—we sh... ...grew with a rush; it brought inspiration and cheer with it. Midnight saw a united community, full of zeal and pluck, and with a clearly defined and we... ... Meloria, Zutphen. The highest peaks of the Karakorum range. The number of universities in Prussia. Why are the tops of mountains continually covered ...

Excerpt: What Is Man and Other Essays by Mark Twain (Samuel L. Clemens).

...................................................................................................................................................... 4 THE DEATH OF JEAN ............................................................................................................................................ 75 THE TURNING-POINT OF MY LIFE .....................................

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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

...e BY H. G. WELLS 1918 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication In the Fourth Year: Anticipations of a World Peace by H.G. Wells is a publi... ...Y H. G. WELLS 1918 A Penn State Electronic Classics Series Publication In the Fourth Year: Anticipations of a World Peace by H.G. Wells is a publicat... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...e end it will burn them all. The greatest of the Western Allies is now the United States of America, and the Americans have come into this war simply ... ...t will burn them all. The greatest of the Western Allies is now the United States of America, and the Americans have come into this war simply for an ... ...any sufficiently well to recommend them. It is incredible that neither the Roman Catholic Church, the English Episcopal Church, nor any Nonconformist ... ...fficiently well to recommend them. It is incredible that neither the Roman Catholic Church, the English Episcopal Church, nor any Nonconformist body h... ...epresented in Parliament, would also and separately at the same time elect colleges to appoint their representatives. I suppose there would be at leas... ...nd new antagonistic conditions. It is the unhappy usage of our schools and universities to study the history of mankind only during periods of me- cha...

...Excerpt: In the latter half of 1914 a few of us were writing that this war was a ?War of Ideas.? A phrase, ?The War to end War,? got into circulation, amidst much sceptical comment. It was a phrase powerful enough to sway many men, es...

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Memorials and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

... DE QUINCEY A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania ... ...ATION Memorials and Other Papers by Thomas de Quincey is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...rge 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 Pennsylvania State U... ...hey are described as merely deaf to the lessons of experience, and as too “romanticin their expectations. The very opposite is, to my thinking, thei... ...y of this little novel to a beautiful girl of seventeen, the daughter of a statesman in Westmoreland, not designing any deception (nor so much as any ... ...ency to lawless and gigantesque ideals of adventur- ous life; under which, united with the duelling code of Eu- rope, many things would become trivial... ...tribution of our assize towns, our cathedral towns, our sea-ports, and our universities, all so many recurring cen- tres of civility, it is not very e... ..., in the persons of their children, meeting for study at the same schools, colleges, military academies, &c.; by what furious forgetfulness of the rea... ... rolls of chivalry,—were not excluded, though it was pretty evident that a Catholic zeal had pre- sided in forming the collection. For, together with ...

...Excerpt: These papers I am anxious to put into the hands of your house, and, so far as regards the U.S., of your house exclusively; not with any view to further emolument, but as an acknowledgment of the services which you have already rendered me; namely, first, in havin...

...Contents MEMORIALS, AND OTHER PAPERS, VOL. I. ....................................................................................................... 4 FROM THE AUTHOR, TO THE AMERICAN EDITOR OF HIS WORKS. ..........................................

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...AVELLI by H. G. Wells A PENN STATE ELECTRONIC CLASSICS SERIES PUBLICATION The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells is a publication of the Pennsylvania Sta... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, ... ...e of any kind. Any per- son using this document file, for any purpose, and in any way does so at his or her own risk. Neither the Pennsylvania State U... ...ing play of instinctive passion and desire against too abstract a dream of statesmanship. But things that seemed to lie very far apart in Machiavelli’... ...ing, and upon nations for weakening towards Ritualism, or treating Ro- man Catholics as tolerable human beings; there would be great rejoicings over t... ...ess homes in which so many find themselves, a going out towards something, romance if you will, beauty, that has suddenly be- come a need—a need that ... ... have dealt with them disrespect- fully. But public schools and university colleges sprang into 54 The New Machiavelli existence correlated, the scho... ... 54 The New Machiavelli existence correlated, the scholars went on to the universities and came back to teach the schools, to teach as they them- sel... ...o Republican and Democrat, for example, and you have the conditions in the United States. The Crown or a dethroned dynasty, the Estab- lished Church o...

Excerpt: The New Machiavelli by H. G. Wells.

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American Notes for General Circulation

By: Charles Dickens

...an Notes for General Circulation by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished... ...nnsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, f... ...ge 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 Pennsylvania State ... ...er mistaken. Prejudiced, I never have been otherwise than in favour of the United States. No visitor can ever have set foot on those shores, with a st... ...aken. Prejudiced, I never have been otherwise than in favour of the United States. No visitor can ever have set foot on those shores, with a stronger ... ...it other wise. The earth would still move round the sun, though the whole Catholic Church said No. I have many friends in America, and feel a gratefu... ..., have been educated at this same school. Whatever the defects of American universities may be, they dissemi nate no prejudices; rear no bigots; dig ... ...t likely ever to vie, in point of elegance or beauty, with Cincinnati. The Roman Catholic religion, introduced here by the early French settlers, prev... ...reared, by scores upon American Notes – Dickens 260 scores of thousands; colleges may thrive, churches may be crammed, temperance may be diffused, a...

...Excerpt: It is nearly eight years since this book was first published. I present it, unaltered, in the Cheap Edition; and such of my opinions as it expresses, are quite unaltered too. My readers have opportunities of judging for themselves whether the influences and tendencies which I distrust in America, have any exist...

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Notes on a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo

By: William Makepeace Thackeray

...rnhill to Grand Cairo by William Makepeace Thackeray is a publica- tion of the Pennsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnishe... ...nsylvania State University. This Portable Document file is furnished free and without any charge of any kind. Any person using this document file, fo... ...rge 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 Pennsylvania State U... ...omp- ous bronze statue or two of some periwigged, hook-nosed emperor, in a Roman habit, waving his bronze baton on his broad-flanked brazen charger. W... ...greeable picture in my imagination; rather, perhaps, resembling the Junior United Service Club in Charles Street, by which every Londoner has passed e... ...ck which has an air at all picturesque or romantic; there is a plain Roman Catholic cathedral, a hideous new Protestant church of the cigar-divan arch... ...figs, not the worms—and where they are still served at wine-parties at the Universities. When fresh they are not bet- ter than elsewhere; but the melo... ...board our ship had been battling, and which had charmed all—from our great statesman, our polished lawyer, our young Oxonian, who sighed over certain ... ...gionists. I don’t believe the Episcopal apparatus—the chap- lains, and the colleges, and the beadles—have succeeded in converting a dozen of them; and...

...Excerpt: After a voyage, during which the captain of the ship has displayed uncommon courage, seamanship, affability, or other good qualities, grateful passengers often present him with a token of their esteem, in the shape of teapots, tankards, trays, &c. of pre...

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