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The Mystery of Jamieson Stone

By: Jonathan Cross

...uities. He had been born in Colombia. His father was a doctor, and his mother a Bostonian socialite. At the age of seven, his parents, afraid of the ... ...was to be the best hostess in Washington. We hardly saw each other, except when we hosted parties together. We entertained everyone from Head’s of S... ...that’s crap, you were my best partner. But enough, after five years, I know this is not a social call.” “Well, in a way it is,” he said. “What’s ... ... a very active Bishop…a respected person on the political scene in Washington. You attend parties. You hear things. General Radcliff introduced you ... ...d him and asked if he agreed with providing funds to religious groups that worked for the social needs of their community. “We are all God’s childr... ...illed in the assassination attempt.” “So, why was it not on the front pages of your free democratic press,” Kang asked slamming his fist on the tab... ...nvolved in prostitution, and may be incarcerated. We need his help in identifying certain parties.” “Hold on,” he said sighed impatiently. After a m...

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And Gulliver Returns Book VI : Our Psychological Motivations

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

................................................................................................................................... 54 POWER THRU SOCIAL... ... 5 Meeting Dr. Chan —―Good morning gentlemen. I want to introduce you to Dr. Chuck Chan. He is a professor of social... ... our doctorates at the same time at your alma mater Commander. Of course I was in psychology and she was in philosophy but we knew each other social... ... on to observe that these self actualized people have a deep feeling of kinship with others, especially other self actualized people. They are democr... ...ions are based on the traditions of our family or our culture. But because it is common, is it right? ―If I say ‗My family has voted Democr... ... Charles Taylor of Liberia or Slobodan Milošević, the former president of Serbia. You see it in parents vying for the most expensive birthday partie... ... ―I cringed when I saw the African dictators, like Mugabe and Taylor, ruining their countries. And the fact that they supposedly came to power democr... ...who procrastinated. We put off studying for tests or writing research papers. Neither were as interesting as talking with friends or going to partie...

...SIC ASSUMPTION 97 THE SOURCE OF POWER IN A SOCIETY 104 FUNDAMENTAL PRINCIPLES OF A SOCIETY 104 TYPE OF GOVERNMENT108 USING GOD’S LAWS FOR SOCIETY 112 SOCIAL CONCERNS—DO UNTO OTHERS 114 ECONOMIC CONCERNS WHEN ESTABLISHING YOUR IDEAL SOCIETY 115 ECONOMIC EFFICIENCY117 THE WELFARE STATE—CRADLE TO GRAVE BENEFITS 119 RETIREMENT PENSIONS 125 HEALTH CARE128 HEALTH CARE AND AGING ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book V : My Visit to Singaling

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

......................................................................... 69 SOCIAL CLASS ................................................................. ...ent and loved children on the globe. They have done this through a strong social value system that praises intelligence and rewards education. This ... ...r worst leader, was also a minority president. Guess it just shows that a democratic system is a hit or miss system for choosing a leader. I wonder i... ...ndant problems are a major drag on modern societies and their economic and social systems.” 10 —“No question about that. We discussed som... ...l system men generally get the voting rights long before women do. In the democratic U.S. only 10% of the senators are women. Contrast that with the ... ...improve the status of women in the Middle East. Women are driving forward democratic freedoms as they fight for their individual rights in societies ... ...als. And if they must wear monkey suits to their jobs they dress down for parties. I‟ve noticed in Norway they tend to do the opposite. They often w... ... But they don the coat and tie for evening get-togethers, even for casual parties. “I have a mental picture of a friend of mine who lived at ...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

...G ELDERLY ........................................................ 33 U.S. SOCIAL SECURITY ............................................................. ...China but in the late 90s it had been granted a freedom to experiment with social and political policies and with technology. Its progress has been ... ...ghts‟, that are generally based on individual selfishness rather than the social good, are at least in part responsible for the over two million pri... ...arm that real farming is decreasing. ―The realities of politics in a democratic-republic is that to get the necessary votes for a measure you ... ...entific method that it applied to directing our society. While we have some democratic tendencies, enough to keep the people happy by thinking that t... ...n China to emulate their Western cousins—peroxided California blonds, rave parties, gratuitous uncaring and unprotected sex, and the selfishness tha... ...ring for others, because we are all in this together. This is what allows a democratic society to evolve toward the ‗good.‘ Without this altruistic e... ... The Republicans think they know. The Democrats think they know. The Green parties think they know. The kings think they know. The revolutionaries t...

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And Gulliver Returns Book I : Touchdown

By: Bob Oconnor

...the impoverished. 9 “There are a couple of problems however. In a democratic world would the people of Connecticut vote for reducing their... ...ing parenting. “And what about health care. Socialized medicine sounded like a good idea. The British National Heal... ...dea. This is especially true in countries that call themselves religious or democratic because either God told us to have a bunch or babies or becau... ...uman lives can be happier and more productive. Ashley Montague, my favorite social thinker, and Sigmund Freud, not one of my 25 favorites, agree ... ...e time the population reached 150 all the good places to live and the major social roles were taken. Shortly after this population mark had been rea... ...hest attainable potentials. And what’s more—Article 4 mandates that ‘States Parties shall undertake all appropriate legislative, administrative, and ... ... He wanted all the power of a Medieval religious king. While he was elected democratically, democracy was not one of his goals for his country. Chet...

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

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

........................................................................ 124 SOCIAL CONCERNS—DO UNTO OTHERS ............................................... ........................................................................ 243 SOCIAL QUESTIONS ............................................................. ...h is wrong in the other‘s eyes. My habits are right, my beliefs regarding socialism or free enterprise, appropriate dress, how to raise children, or... ...Hindu society we believe in the Upanishads and the Gita. If it is a truly democratic country we believe in certain humanistic principles. If it is a... ...o to college is it to gain knowledge and experiences now, like sports and parties, or is it to gain the tools you need for your future occupation or... ... have input from pressure groups, often with great financial sources. Our democratically elected representatives are nearly always beholden to someb... ...that older version of English.‖ --―Let‘s get back on track men. Democratic politicians call for ―moral values‘. But the political course t... ...evasion in a corruption probe that has linked him with lawmakers from both parties ―We can certainly argue that these individuals who proclaim ... ...civil rights violations by China have the right to violence against third parties who were not involved with China? ―It‘s true that China in...

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Tokyo to Tijuana: Gabriele Departing America

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...s, it was no wonder that he was peculiar. It was no wonder that at Christmas parties or barrooms he sat and drank in silence feeling like a buffoon fo... ...s locker. He took off his underwear and deposited it there. He had become so socialized to the need of a beeper (not that he ever got any calls apart ... ... temporary exhibits, and then to have him sit alone in a corner at these art parties where cheques were often signed. He saw him sitting in those str... ...he was in Korea but the language was still a secret to him. Chapter Five The social creature that even he was, if he were not to hear a voice for long... ...ections. Chapter Six Attempting to thwart his primitive hungers for sex and socialization (synonymous words of civilization's shaping, but base nonet... ...be God's appointed bully of world events and His proponent of capitalism and democratic tyranny was the American myth. She often asked herself how she... ...d grammar!," she bantered. He smiled morosely. "The article said that in the Democratic Republic of Congo a door of a cargo plane fell open. The arti... ...easures were dependent and the whole thing disgusted her. Cast from the two parties, the personal life was not merely a mosaic of selfish inconsequen...

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The Soul Bearer

By: Jonathan Cross

...- the Senator loved to party with prostitutes and drugs. He was told that these parties were arranged by what Rankin had called his 'grateful consti... .... "It's the only way open to them. Market reforms, Foreign Aid WIth, so called, Democratic conditions attached are too long a process. They want a s... ...sion is that Pierce may be selling bomb-grade plu­ tonium to potentially hostile parties, or is about to." "We've had no information to that effect",... ...full. His staff had quietly put the word out to the media, and other interested parties. "As you can see, I've invited C-SPAN to televise these proc... ...arks and yield to your side of the aisle." "1 thank the Senator," O'Brien, the Democratic Senator from Massachusetts said. "I, for one, am looking ... ...dically, scientifically, and technically. The President, myself, and a staff of social, environ­ mental, and engineering scientists have been meeting...

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Bozo and the Storyteller

By: Matt Jones

...sed! It is my cousin, Mohammed!’ Dark f gures advanced on them and the two parties embraced warmly, kissing each other on the cheeks and play-f ghtin... ...ds like “school trip” or “free lunch”?’ Theo asked. ‘Oh, Palabras are very social creatures,’ Bozo laughed. ‘They’re always trying out new combinatio... ...ti also sensed the distance between them now that she was home again. The democratic air of the circus had passed and, as she began to resus- citate ... ...cratic air of the circus had passed and, as she began to resus- citate her social circle, Buntee became something of an embarrassment to her. He didn... ...n in locating the boy. We have also received generous offers from various social and business organisations – notably the Tigers Club – and are able ...

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Speeches: Literary and Social

By: Charles Dickens

...nn State Electronic Classics Series Publication ii Speeches: Literary and Social by Charles Dickens is a publication of the Pennsylvania State Uni... ...the file as an electronic transmission, in any way. Speeches: Literary and Social by Charles Dickens , the Pennsylvania State University, Electronic... ............................. 195 v Charles Dickens 6 Speeches: Literary and Social by Charles Dickens SPEECH: EDINBURGH, JUNE 25, 1841. At a public din... ...or fictitious characters the classes from which they are drawn—about third parties, in whom we had a common interest. At every new act of kindness on ... ...eed—which is a very wide and comprehensive one, and includes all sects and parties— is very easily summed up. I have faith, and I wish to diffuse fait... ...o my way rejoicing, and for the future to shake hands with America, not at parties but at home; and, therefore, gentlemen, I say to night, with a full... ...y for merit everywhere: accepting it equally whether it be aristocratic or democratic, only asking whether it be honest or true, is, I take it, the tr...

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Democracy in America

By: Alexis de Tocqueville

...hich was ex- perimental in our plan of government was the question whether democratic rule could be so organized and conducted that it would not degen... ... of 6 Democracy in America the people, of all races and conditions, their social and reli- gious sentiments, their education and tastes; their indust... ...cibly than the general equality of conditions.” He referred, doubtless, to social and political conditions among the people of the white race, who are... ...now search for a law that would negative this provision in its effect upon social equality, he would fail to find it. But he would find it in the unwr... ...He beheld, and deplored, the excesses that had attended the genesis of the democratic spirit in France, and while he loved liberty, he detested the cr... ... is apparent that the tendency of his mind was not wholly favorable to the democratic principle, yet those who dissent from his conclusions must comme... ... party; I have undertaken not to see differently, but to look further than parties, and whilst they are busied for the morrow I have turned my thought... ... been agitated for centuries by the struggles of faction, and in which all parties had been obliged in their turn to place themselves under the protec... ...y drawing up a social contract, which was acceded to by all the interested parties. See “Pitkin’s History,” pp. 42 and 47. 53 Tocqueville Charles I d...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 4 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...at I am not, nor ever have been, in favor of bringing about in any way the social and political equal- ity of the white and black races; that I am not... ...ch I believe will forever forbid the two races living together on terms of social and political equality. And in as much as they cannot so live, while... ..., a man, woman, or child who was in favor of producing a perfect equality, social and political, between negroes and white men. I recollect of but one... ...as both the great political 20 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Four parties declared in their National Conventions. That “forever” turned out t... ... myself having made a bargain to sell out the entire Whig and Demo- cratic parties in 1854: Judge Douglas brings forward no evi- dence to sustain his ... ...ole earth ever said so, until the necessities of the present policy of the Democratic party, in regard to slavery, had to invent that affirmation. And... ...o that division. Don’t you remember how two years ago the opponents of the Democratic party were di- vided between Fremont and Fillmore? I guess you d... ...n, one of the terms of which was that Trumbull was to Abolitionize the old Democratic party, and I (Lincoln) was to Abolitionize the old Whig party; I... ...ll be, of sufficient strength to disturb the general peace of the country. Parties themselves may be divided and quarrel on minor questions, yet it ex...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...ntly occupied by the affairs of the White House, by the clash of political parties, by interferences with American overseas trade and the security of ... ...Minor, where no definite national boundaries, no religious, linguistic, or social homogeneities have ever established them- selves since the Roman leg... ...ay mean simply an ebb of vigour on both sides, unusual hardship, a general social and economic disorganisation and grading down. The fact that a great... ... oughness of mobilisation. There need be no doubt that she will completely socialise herself, completely reorganise her whole social and economic stru... ...tically to rule Great Britain, and who are powerful and influential in all democratic countries. In order to secure a certain independence and integri... ...ought and sold, in gross and detail, by financiers, advertisers, political parties, and the like. Ger- many came into the market rather noisily, and g... ...“go as you please,” or fail. And we find the affairs of nearly every great democratic State in the hands of a class of men not specially adapted to an... ...in relation to her general national life than 68 What Is Coming? the free democratic countries. She has to make a bureau- cracy that has not hitherto... ...fessor Michels has recently pointed out in his striking book on “Political Parties,” is the necessary reality of democratic government. By different m...

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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

... bigger than any other war, but it has struck deeper at the foundations of social and economic life. I doubt if we begin to realize how much of the ol... ...ting side by side with a dissentient and probably revolutionary Labour and Socialist convention—both gatherings with unsatisfac- tory credentials cont... ...nd urgent merely European necessities, a patch-up that has been made quasi-democratic in a series of after- thoughts, the American Constitution is a r... ...yed it has to be fought on purely party lines. He is the select man of the Democratic half, or of the Republican half of the nation. He is not the sel... ...andates in this matter. At present all the po- litical luncheon and dinner parties in London are busy with smirking discussions of “Who is to go?” The... ... conditions that are by the standards of the general league satisfactorily democratic. That seems to be only the com- mon sense of the matter. Every c... ...ter this essential fact, that the great educated world communities, with a social and industrial organization on a war-capable scale, are going to dom... ...hat is so or not, whether Germany is or is not to be one of the interested parties in the African solution, the fact remains that it is impossible to ... ...e of manipulation, that leads straight, not to the representation of small parties, but to a type of democratic government by selected best men. Befor...

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

By: H. G. Wells

...lving numerous but a fi- nite number of units, has also to be abandoned in social sci- ence. We cannot put Humanity into a museum or dry it for examin... ... We have to realize that these things are as foolish and ill-bred and anti-social as shout- ing in conversation or making puns; and we have to work ou... ...curiosity come those desires and motives that one shares perhaps with some social beasts, but far more so as a conscious thing with men alone. These d... ...r conversion we did this darkly and with our hate spreading to persons and parties from the things for which they stood. But the believer will hate lo... ...radiction that in Great Britain and Western Europe gener- ally, just those parties that stand most distinctly for personal devotion to the State in ec... ...l devotion to the State in economic matters, the Socialist and Socialistic parties, are most opposed to the idea of military 99 H. G . Wells service,... ...mon Man has worked and is working infinite mischief. In politics the crude democratic faith leads directly to the submission of every question, howeve... ... These two ideas, firstly the pupil-teacher parental idea and secondly the democratic idea (that is to say the idea of an equal ultimate significance)...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 3 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

...o are trying 13 The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol Three to divide the Democratic party for the purpose of electing a Republican Senator in my pla... ...ng—I take it upon myself to defy any man to show a printed resolution of a Democratic meeting, large or small— in favor of Judge Trumbull, or any of t... ...fair to us as the old one, and in which, in some instances, two men in the Democratic regions were al- lowed to go as far toward sending a member to t... ...as says, the honor is to be divided and due credit is to be given to other parties, why is just so much given as is con- sonant with the wishes, the i... ...s about my disposition to make negroes per- fectly equal with white men in social and political relations. He did not stop to show that I have said an... ..., after running through the history of the old Democratic and the old Whig parties, that Judge Trumbull and myself made an arrangement in 1854, by whi... ... denounce people upon. What next? Free them, and make them politically and socially our equals? My own feelings will not admit of this; and if mine wo... ...s is the whole of it; and anything that argues me into his idea of perfect social and political equality with the negro is but a specious and fan- tas... ...so.] The Judge has gone over a long account of the old Whig and Democratic parties, and it connects itself with this charge against Trumbull and mysel...

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A Modern Utopia

By: H. G. Wells

...at book in order to clear up the muddle in my own mind about in- numerable social and political questions, questions I could not keep out of my work, ... ...tate and solve. In Mankind in the Making, therefore, I tried to review the social organisation in a different way, to con- sider it as an educational ... ...ack to imaginative writing again. In its two predecessors the treatment of social organisation had been purely objective; here my intention has been a... ...merges upon a sort of effectual conclusion to those controversies. The two parties have so chipped and amended each other’s initial propositions that,... ...ire, or otherwise alienated them from his intimate self. A thorough-going, Democratic Socialist will 61 H G Wells no doubt be inclined at first to ob... ...ge. It must occur only under certain obvious conditions, the contract- ing parties must be in health and condition, free from spe- cific transmissible... ...least one-and-twenty; the man twenty-six or twenty-seven. One imagines the parties to a projected marriage first ob- taining licenses which will testi... ...a. I am inclined to imagine farming done by tenant associations, by little democratic unlimited liability companies working 135 H G Wells under elect... ...n odd little election is in progress. This is the selection, upon strictly democratic lines, with a suffrage that includes every permanent resident in...

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Theological Essays and Other Papers

By: Thomas de Quincey

...ification by meanings and applications, new or old, under the galvanism of democratic forces. The disturbers of 8 Theological Essays and Other Papers... ...pedient; but if it required a new law to make it illegal, how could those, parties be held in the wrong previously to the new act of legislation? On t... ... the parish, as a party whose reasonable wishes ought, for the sake of all parties, to meet with attention? Or did he do so, in humble submission to t... ...econciled the rights of patrons for the first time with those of all other parties interested. Nobody has more than a condi- tional power. Everybody h... ..., if defeated as a clerical power, should settle into a tenure exquisitely democratic? W as that trivial? Doubtless, the Scot- tish ecclesiastical rev... ...astoral. And at this moment, so fearfully increased is the overbearance of democratic impulses in Scot- land, that perhaps in no European nation—hardl... ...vil which acts through opinion, it acts by a machinery, viz. the press and social centralization in great cities, which in these days is perfect. Righ... ...an issue not merely dangerous in a political sense, but ruinous in an anti-social sense. The artifice of the Free Church lies in pleading a spiritual ... ...middle ages. It would be absurd, however, seriously to pur- sue these anti-social chimeras through their consequences. Stern remedies would summarily ...

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The New Machiavelli

By: H. G. Wells

...dication of all those I burnt last night, was to no single man, but to the socially constructive passion—in any man… . There is, moreover, a second gr... ...isation arose. I have long since come to believe it necessary that all new social institutions should be born in confusion, and that at first they sho... ...of men after a day or so of disregard, talking to me of history perhaps or social organisation, or summarising some book he had read. He talked to me ... ... and the illus- trated newspapers one learnt something of the way in which parties were split, coalitions formed, how permanent offi- cials worked and... ... under- stand; Marx and Morris, the Chicago Anarchists, Justice and Social Democratic Federation (as it was then) presented so- cialism to our minds. ... ... as much as anything in life could have shocked him. Socialism as a simple democratic cry we had done with for ever. We were socialists because Indivi... .... I saw myself striding on down that winding road, talking of politics and parties and bills of parliament and all sorts of dessicated things. That ro... ...all ages, and a scattering of aunts, and there was a tendency to clotting, parties kept together and regarded parties suspi- ciously. Mr. Seddon was i... ...ollection of people worked for me; two solicitors, a cheap photographer, a democratic parson, a number of dis- senting ministers, the Mayor of Kingham...

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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln in Seven Volumes Volume 1 of 7

By: Abraham Lincoln

... American statesman since Washington, the statesman who in this absolutely democratic republic succeeded best, was the very man who actually combined ... ...Writings of Abraham Lincoln: V ol One won him the election in the strongly Democratic district. Then for the first time, perhaps, he thought seriously... ...ator of the United States when only thirty-nine years old. In the National Democratic convention of 1852 he appeared even as an aspirant to the nomina... ...f the State at least, as the representative combatants of their respective parties in the debates be- fore popular meetings. As soon, therefore, as, a... ...with their consent. He repeatedly dis- avowed any wish on his part to have social and political equality established between whites and blacks. On thi... ...tive by temperament and mental habit, and led the most sudden and sweeping social revolution of our time; who, preserving his homely speech and rustic... ...ci- pal members of the convention not only condemned sla- very as a moral, social, and political evil, but believed that by the suppression of the sla... ...he gov- ernment, through it all; that he listened to all advice, heard all parties, and then, always realizing his responsibility to God and the natio... ...art, and the whole depend upon the honor and integrity of the con- tending parties, to which party would the greatest degree of credit be due? Again: ...

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