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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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Links and Factoids

By: Sam Vaknin

...ements in eastern Van (the Armenakans, in 1885) and in Russia. Radical nationalist parties were established by Russian-Armenian emigrants in 1887 (... ...sts, it is not futile to continue to look for Atlantis. http://dmoz.org/Science/Social_Sciences/Archaeology/Alternative/Lo st_Civilizations/Atlan... ...tp://wekker.seagull.net/bolivar/biograf_menu.html Bra Mary Phelps Jacob - a rich socialite - received the first patent for a bra in 1914. Her cor... ...isted. Most of the Democrats accepted this solution. This led to a schism in the Democratic party. The "fire eaters" left it and established thei... ...n Shelton Laurel, North Carolina. The Ku Klux Klan was the paramilitary arm of the Democratic party in the South, though never officially endorsed ... ...99 and 1906 Gorky lived in St. Petersburg and participated in the activities of the Social Democratic Party. When it split in 1903, he, indeed, supp... ...1906 Gorky lived in St. Petersburg and participated in the activities of the Social Democratic Party. When it split in 1903, he, indeed, supported t... ...f of the Duc de Richelieu in 1756. The Duc was in the habit of holding nude dinner parties. Having beaten the British at Port Mahon, he instructed ... ...resentation gave voice and presence in the Reichstag to even the smallest political parties. One tenth of the population could force a referendum on...

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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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Moby-Dick or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...ignoring what is good, I am quick to perceive a horror, and could still be social with it — would they let me — since it is but well to be on friendly... ...s kind of travel, I say, may not be the very best mode of attaining a high social polish. Still, for the most part, that sort of thing is to be had an... ... them — and duelled them dead without winking; and yet, here they sat at a social breakfast table all of the same calling, all of kindred tastes — loo... ...shalt see it shining in the arm that wields a pick or drives a spike; that democratic dignity which, on all hands, radiates without end from God; Hims... ...e royal mantle of humanity over all my kind! Bear me out in it, thou great democratic God! who didst not refuse to the swart convict, Bunyan, the pale... ...ye stand. Commend the murderous chalices! Bestow them, ye who are now made parties to this indissoluble league. Ha! Starbuck! 166 Chapter 36 The Quar... ...ce of country make any very essential difference; that is, so long as both parties speak one language, as is the case with Americans and English. Thou... ...he same thing, that is to say, a shocking sharkish business enough for all parties; and though sharks also are the invariable outriders of all slave s...

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Moby Dick; Or the Whale

By: Herman Melville

...ignoring what is good, I am quick to perceive a horror, and could still be social with it—would they let me—since it is but well to be on friendly ter... ...s kind of travel, I say, may not be the very best mode of attaining a high social polish. Still, for the most part, that sort of thing is to be had an... ... them—and duelled them dead without wink- ing; and yet, here they sat at a social breakfast table—all of the same calling, all of kindred tastes—looki... ...shalt see it shining in the arm that wields a pick or drives a spike; that democratic dig- nity which, on all hands, radiates without end from God; Hi... ...ye stand. Commend the murderous chalices! Bestow them, ye who are now made parties to this indissoluble league. Ha! Starbuck! but the deed is done! Y ... ...ce of country make any very essential difference; that is, so long as both parties speak one language, as is the case with Americans and English. Thou... ...e interruptions now and then, a conversation was sustained between the two parties; but at intervals not without still another interruption of a very ...

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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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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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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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One of Our Conquerors

By: George Meredith

... it freshly for a trifle; and the hoar-headed nineteenth-century billow of democratic ire craved the word to be set swelling. ‘Am I the fellow you mea... ...mercenaries! And that lands me in Red Republicanism, a hop and a skip from Socialism! said Mr. Radnor, and chuckled ironi- cally at the natural decliv... ...their poultry, cows, cream. And a certain influence one has in the country socially. I make my stand on a home— not empty punctilio.’ 22 One of Our C... ...could, considering their immense extension; and except for the sen- sitive social name, he was of single-minded purpose. 37 George Meredith T urning ... ...g; or when he was not too distinctly seen by her to be shooting at all the parties of her beloved England, beneath the wicked semblance of shielding e... ... 61 George Meredith The young gentleman introduced to the Radnor Concert- parties by Lady Grace Halley as the Hon. Dudley Sowerby, had to bear the si... ...view of safety from intrusion, I can admit-speaking humbly. But one of the parties—I had a wish to gratify him—is a lover of old English times and hab... ... ‘Court! my girl? But the arduous duties are over for the season. We are a democratic people retaining the seductions of monarchy, as a friend says; a... ...iors; and, over this country at least, require the refresh- ment, that the democratic sprouts in them may be recon- ciled with aristocracy. Do not lis...

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The Portrait of a Lady

By: Henry James

... scarce have pretended to found the best of his appeal for her on her high social position.) It is an example exactly of the deep difficulty braved—th... ...o, they’ll be firm,” the old man rejoined; “they’ll not be affected by the social and political changes I just referred to.” “You mean they won’t be a... ...rope. There was nothing flighty about Mrs. Touchett, but she recognised no social superiors, and, judging the great ones of the earth in a way that sp... ...quite realise. You and I, you know, we know what it is to have lived under democratic institutions: I always thought them very comfortable, but I was ... ...Turner and Assyrian bulls were a poor substi- tute for the literary dinner-parties at which she had hoped to meet the genius and renown of Great Brita... ... Gardencourt; the days grew shorter and there was an end to the pretty tea-parties on the lawn. But our young woman had long indoor conversations with... ...nd Isabel’s answering quite another. He knew she had lis- tened to several parties, as his father would have said, but had made them listen in return;...

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Doctor Grimshawe's Secret a Romance

By: Nathaniel Hawthorne

...tle too sedulously pol ished, and of course too conscious of it,—a deadly social crime, certainly. CHAPTER XVII CHAPTER XVII CHAPTER XVII CHAPTER XVI... ...nces, now that he was in peace; or to think of the turmoil of mod ern and democratic politics, here in this quietude of gone by ages and customs. The... ...hat if he were restrained from taking it, it would probably only be by the democratic pride that made him feel that he could not, retaining all his ma... ... American politician, accustomed to the fierce conflicts of our embittered parties; where life was made so enticing, so refined, and yet with a sort o... ...l better, of enjoying its great, deep solitude when the workmen were away. Parties of visitors, curious tourists, sometimes peeped in, took a cur sor... ...d was an American, and have been trying to adapt his manners to those of a democratic freedom. “Mr. Redclyffe, I believe,” said he. Redclyffe bowed, w...

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Night and Day

By: Virginia Woolf

... enough to show that Mrs. Hilbery was so rich in the gifts which make tea- parties of elderly distinguished people successful, that she scarcely neede... ...thinking of that. I was thinking how you live alone in this room, and have parties.” Mary reflected for a second. “It means, chiefly, a power of being... ... at lunch-time, or squeezed in a visit to a picture gallery, balancing his social work with an ardent culture of which he was secretly proud, as Mary ... ...bing into their gigs, or setting off home down the road together in little parties. Many salu- tations were addressed to Mary, who shouted back, with ... ...tway was one of the people for whom the great make-believe game of English social life has been invented; she spent most of her time in pretending to ... ...at she was a dignified, im- portant, much-occupied person, of considerable social standing and sufficient wealth. In view of the actual state of thing... ...ed of a very few pages, entitled, in a forcible hand, “Some Aspects of the Democratic State.” The aspects dwindled out in a cries- cross of blotted li... ...d her green-shaded lamp to another table, and covered “Some Aspects of the Democratic State” with a sheet of blotting-paper. “Why can’t they leave me ...

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Of Human Bondage

By: Somerset Maugham

...arage. There were few people whom the Careys cared to ask there, and their parties consisted always of the curate, Josiah Graves with his sister, Dr. ... ...ws Homeward Fly , or Trot, Trot, My Pony . But the Careys did not give tea-parties often; the preparations upset them, and when their guests were gone... ...ering a royal procession. It is because of them that man has been called a social animal. Philip passed from the innocence of childhood to bitter cons... ...sed, and as Tar, otherwise Mr. T urner, said, it was undig- nified for all parties. He gave no warning, but after morning prayers would say to one of ... ...n’t think as you like and you can’t act as you like. That’s because it’s a democratic nation. I expect America’s worse.” He leaned back cautiously, fo... ...lighted with his joke. 653 W. Somerset Maugham “You must wear them at the social evening, Clarence.” “He’ll catch the belle of Lynn’s, if he’s not ca... ...the belle of Lynn’s, if he’s not careful.” Philip had already heard of the social evenings, for the money stopped from the wages to pay for them was o...

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Terrorists and Freedom Fighters

By: Sam Vaknin

...ods of operation from the general landscape of mayhem, crime, disintegration of the social fabric, collapse of authority, social anomie, terror and ... ...e tacit blessing of Tsar Boris and the forming National Alliance (later renamed the Democratic Alliance), they did away with the hated man. Follow... ...O had no support left anywhere. In 1934, it was disbanded (together with other parties) by Colonel Kimron Georgiev, the new Prime Minister of ... ...acedonia is today ruled by a party called VMRO-DPMNE. It is one of a few political parties to carry this name and the biggest and weightiest amongs... ...nd a defiant Serbia was bound to boil over. The Black Hand was there to provoke the parties into a final test of strengths and willpower. Dame Rebec... ...in and Germany were engaged in a naval arms race which depleted the coffers and the social cohesion of both. Italy declared war on Turkey in 1911 an... ...ad no coherent national agenda bar the mass slaughter of the Serbs. Thus, it was a social movement of the dispossessed, a cesspool of discontent an... ... parties but did not reinstate parliament. All this time, a Yugoslav opposition of democratic forces included Croat as well as Serb intellectuals a... ...as the only obstacle to a "Great Albania". Within less than a year, in 1990, the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) was able to claim a membership...

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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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The Future of the Internet : And How to Stop It

By: Jonathan Zittrain

...ex. ISBN 978-0-300-12487-3 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1. Internet. 2. Internet—Social aspects. 3. Internet—Security measures. I. Title. TK5105.875.I57Z5... ...ne nor the appliance can be easily repro- grammed by their users or by third parties, and, as later chapters will explain, “generativity” was thus not... ...ajor software efforts of- ten include plug-in architecture that allows fourth parties to write code that builds on the third parties’ code. The box has... ...These decisions paved the way for advances invented and distributed by third parties, advances that were the exceptions to the comparative innovation ... ...al wires, with services above, and then applications, and finally content and social interaction. If AT&T had prevailed in the Carterfone proceeding, i... ..., made first as an engineering matter, can end up with major implications for social interac- tion and regulation. 48 Another example of the trade-offs ... ...t. But not every society operates according to a framework of laws that are democratically promulgated and then enforced by an independent judiciary.... ...f liberty along all three vectors of liberal political morality. They enable democratic discourse to flow among constituents, rather than primarily thr... ...r balance between enforcement and restraint is an age-old question in market-democratic societies, and solutions have always entailed compromise. It w...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

... 310 How Change is Corrupted Pg 316 The Effect of Reverse Pyramidality as a Social Dynamic of Accumulation Pg 318 Glorification Pg 321 The Fiv... ...tion of Wealth Pg 332 The Accumulation of Power Pg 334 The Accumulation of Social Standing Pg 334 The Accumulation of Ownership Pg 343 The Acc... ...ove, Courage and Honesty Pg 883 The Triality of the Human Condition Pg 888 Social Dynamics of Separation Pg 889 Punishment Pg 892 Choice and W... ...e not to do so. There is no human relationship, which cannot be saved if the parties involved work at that relationship using the basic human tools... ...wer of the rich countries? If the poor countries ever get a middle class and democratic governments that actually enforce policies in the interest o... ...Government has systematically undermined, sabotaged and aborted any socialist/democratic movement in poor countries who want to improve their lot; b... ...opulation. Meaning; the U.S. Government has managed to sabotage nearly every democratic free election ever held in a 3 rd world nation. The U.S. n... ...the actual truth. Then what people say can be used to find the actual guilty parties. Then the entire basis of Western Justice will change from peo... ...l industry, and is a regular contributor to both the democratic and republican parties. They are an honored member of the entire system of legalized...

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The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues

By: Seymour Fine

... 2 The Marketing of Ideas and Social Issues Seymour H. Fine With Foreword by Philip K... ... by Praeger Publishers. 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS THE MARKETING OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 1 TABLE OF CONTENTS 3 FOREWORD 6 PREFACE 7 GLOSS... ...TS 3 FOREWORD 6 PREFACE 7 GLOSSARY 9 INTRODUCTION 10 1 THE NATURE OF IDEAS AND SOCIAL ISSUES 12 ORIGINATION, MATURATION AND ADOPTION OF IDEAS: A... ...ND BY WHAT METHODS 93 Market Segmentation 94 PRODUCT STRATEGY 95 Distribution -- Parties to the Process 97 PRICING STRATEGY FOR THE PRIVATE SECTOR... ... mandated by government edict. But the marketing process offers a more orderly and democratic alternative toward social change than that which comes... ...ons must be performed explicitly or implicitly, either by the marketer or by other parties to the 20 transaction. If any are omitted or even p... ... implies that product offerings could be anything considered to be of value by the parties to the transaction. What are the actual items that are ma... ...ciety was confronted with the reality of the idea and people soon caught on to its democratic implications. 37 Because politics is a disciplin...

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