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by Christopher Hall
The Reality Creators is a children's book for adults: it tells a real story from a perspective that will seem like fiction. It's a complex fairytale about what's really going on. If you have ever asked yourself why life is hard or more of a struggle than you signed up for at birth, this book helps explain the reasons from a perspective that requires brutal honesty.
The modern world is upside down: we experience and live each day in a virtual, dramatic reality. What's act... more
by Iveta ChernevaBook Review “If you have trouble making sense of the tumultuous year called 2019, this book by Iveta Cherneva should help. This is a bold narrative that will draw sure reactions, both good and bad, depending on the reader’s allegiance. She cuts to the quick on international relationships, political behavior, and the events that shaped history before the turn of the decade to 2020. She highlights all the turmoil, raw ambition, unkind insults, and political maneuvering around the globe. Cherne... more
by Elijah MAre you tired of politics? Are you tired of the constant left and right, with one or the other forced on you? Are you tired of an ever-growing government? imposing increasingly strict and opinionated laws, raising taxes, and making decisions for you? Are you tired of navigating through complex political beliefs, identity politics, and political faux pas? Do you just want the room to be you? To express yourself, think for yourself, work with others and pursue your goals, without being... more
by Lucia MouatFrom Trygve Lie to Ban Ki-Moon, the book is based on this journalist's experience in covering the UN, research, and interviews with 35 academic and other experts who closely follow the organization. It looks at how each of the eight men was elected and what he managed to accomplish.
by JASON GOFFA philosophy book that explains where everybody's political beliefs come from, and how to use politics correctly. Then the second half is just filler about proving God exists or something.
by J. Walter FreibergJ. W. Freiberg has been lauded as “the Oliver Sacks of law” by celebrated trauma psychiatrist Bessel van der Kolk, because, like Sacks, the famous neurologist and author, Freiberg uses a story format to involve the reader in real cases from his law practice that have meaning far beyond their particular scenarios. And like Sacks, Freiberg’s graceful pacing and flowing phraseology make his case studies a delight to read. In this follow-up to his acclaimed book, Four Seasons of Loneliness (winn... more
by Julius BaileyThe election of President Donald Trump, through his campaign of race-baiting, sexual harassment, and blatant disregard for human decency, lowered the moral bar of American public discourse. Julius Bailey’s latest book discusses the current state of hypocrisy and mistrust in the American political system, especially as these affect ethnic minorities and low-income groups. In powerful and inspiring prose, Bailey writes with a voice well informed by current events, empirical data, and philosophical... more
by Daniel J. LanahanIn an effort to show that history really does repeat itself and highlight great issues of our times, this book captures the essence of certain trials that took place in the history of the United States and reminds us that many issues of old are still with us yet unresolved and subject to great continuing public interest. The author argues that public perceptions of guilt or innocence are often wrong and could have actually affected the results of famous trials. Celebrity murders, governmental ma... more
by PHYLLIS CHESTANG, MBA, PHD studentThis case study shares the real challenges facing low income senior citizens and all society 'stakeholders' in the 'land of plenty' based on lived experiences tackling transportation issues, food storage and quality issues, theft/greed, and scarce housing plus 'free' is not always free--- if dietary restrictions limit one's choices and intake.
by Johnny TownsendGlobal Warming. Climate Change. Climate Crisis. Climate Emergency. Whatever label we use, we are facing one of the greatest challenges to the survival of life as we know it. But while addressing greenhouse gases is perhaps our most urgent need, it’s not our only task. We must also address toxic waste, pollution, habitat destruction, and our other contributions to the world’s sixth mass extinction event. In order to do that, we must simultaneously address the unmet human needs that keep us di... more
by Cornel Miclescu
After the terrorist attacks on US on September 11, 2001, US President Bush declares „war on terror” with al Qaida. In December 2001, al Qaida's leader, Osama Bin Laden, manages to escape US forces who tackled the Taliban regime in Afghanistan and runs to Pakistan. In November 2002, President Bush visits Romania to welcome her into NATO, while CIA is negotiating with the National Security Adviser of the Romanian President a location for the „black site” in Buc... more
by Kirkpatrick SaleIn this short, powerful, and thoroughly documented book Kirkpatrick Sale, who has been on the cutting edge of American social commentary for fifty years, makes a compelling case for the dangers that this world faces now and the real possibility of the imminent collapse of civilization as we know it. It is a work that is a must-read for those who are prepared to figure out how to survive this coming catastrophe.
“If it’s radical and leading edge, Sale probably wrote about it sooner a... more
by Glenn SimpsonThe objective of the book is to help achieve World Peace, by preaching non-violence (except in self-defense) by way of a New World Government (prophesied in many religions). Beginning with inner and outer Peace first, unconditional self and other Love second, and Happiness (but not last: Joy). Glenn understands that a society will only last based upon its treatment of the least fortunate of individuals.
Two Islands And A Tortoise: Simple History I Showed My Family About Prosperity And The Proper Role Of Governmentby Ari JanmohamedWhile a stranded group of people discuss what to do about food and pirate attacks, a tortoise on the beach shows a little girl what happened on neighboring islands as a result of the different politics their people adopted. Citing actual historical examples, the tortoise teaches the six rules of proper government and why America is the most prosperous ‘island’ in the world.
by Nate LevesqueWe live in an era like no other. Virtually unlimited information, social connections, and personalized recommendations are at our fingertips every second of every day. We can connect with anyone, anywhere, anytime. But is it the utopia it sounds like? We’re overwhelmed with information. Our digital lives are tracked and analyzed. Our social feeds show us clickbait, hoaxes, and habit-forming features. New technologies have given us fake photos, Deepfake video, fabricated audio, and even realis... more
Gun Mania: A New Perspective - What We Must Do to Reduce Shootings, Homicides and Suicides in Americaby Bruce D. Thatcher
Examines the cultures of five anglo nations to show that guns are a basic element of only the American culture. Presents the implications of that reality for reducing violence in America.