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POLITICAL MIND GAMES: How the 1% Manipulate Our Understanding of What's Happening, What's Right, and What's Possibleby Roy EidelsonIn Political Mind Games, psychologist Roy Eidelson explains how we can recognize and counter the persuasive ploys that the 1% use to advance their self-serving agenda. With manipulative appeals that include “It’s a Dangerous World,” “We’re Fighting Injustice,” “They’re Devious and Dishonest,” and “Change is Impossible,” the rich and powerful prey upon the American people by strategically targeting the most important concerns in our daily lives. Offering timely examples drawn from the realms of e... more
Revealing the Wickedness of the American Government: Organized Stalking, Electronic Harassment, and Human Experimentationby Alisha Louis“How a nation starts out will be how that nation will end!” America has heard this statement all throughout history, and yet she still has not taken heed to the warnings of God. She has started out as a wicked nation, so her end will be pure destruction. God has warned America for hundreds of years to repent and turn from her wicked ways, and yet she continues delving deeper in darkness. The ones who are at the helm of all this wickedness is the American Government conducting their covert wick... more
by Kevin Focke (BatWhaleDragon)
The full legendary trilogyc, one of the most original, if not the most original trilogyc of the 21st century.
Psoid Froid is the founder of neo-circumstantialism, a thought provocateur and ambitious up-and-coming eminent intellectual who tasked himself with uprooting modern Western philosophy. He leaves no assumption uncovered and densely explores a vast amount of topics with a distinct wit, wordplay, and perspecuity. He is truly singular and so, without further ado, here be:
by Suzanne SkeesBook 2 of the series, MY JOB: REAL PEOPLE AT WORK AROUND THE WORLD, features fifteen true stories by professionals in the North America, the Caribbean, Central America, Southeast Asia, the U.K., and Africa, in such fields as addiction recovery, agribusiness, college admissions, ecotourism, and diplomacy. Each narrator begins by outlining what it's really like to do their job and ends up revealing their innermost traumas and dreams. More than a virtual travel guide to villages, farms, and cities ... more
by Kelly BranyikIt Depends: A Guide to Peace Corps, is a full hand-guide to life as a Peace Corps Volunteer. From Application to Close of Service, understand the journey of volunteering and how to prepare for it. Drawing on the experiences and stories from Returned Peace Corps Volunteers from around the globe, this guide will bring you a wide selection of perspectives that help you prepare for whatever experience comes your way. When considering the Peace Corps adventure, this will be one of the most helpful ha... more
by Pablo Garcia de ParedesFocused on analyzing the urban structure of Panamá City, Panamá, this highly successful non-fiction book lays the foundation for a critique of modern cities in the Americas.
by Nancy E. AlbertThis book lays out, in everyday language, landmark rulings of the U.S. Supreme Court governing police-citizen encounters. Taken together, these decisions provide a road map to understanding the behavior required of ordinary citizens and law enforcement officers alike. Written in a lively, sometimes whimsical, narrative poetic style, it is designed to leave the reader not only entertained, but also empowered by a better understanding of one's rights and responsibilities. Extensive end notes, writ... more
by Avigdor BonchekAvigdor Bonchek, a clinical psychologist, explores how cognitive behavioral therapy and treatment programs that derive from the theory can help solve a variety of psychological problems in CBT for Psychotherapists. Drawing on professional literature and his decades of professional experience, he encourages readers and practitioners to think critically when deciding how to use CBT. In straightforward language, he explains what CBT is?and isn?t?and how it differs from other approaches. He also hig... more
by James BrunoHow is the world ruled and how do wars start? Diplomats tell lies to journalists and then believe what they read." ~ Karl Kraus. An ambassador orders his staff into the lawless interior of a civil war-torn country as guerrillas are targeting foreigners for assassination. Hundreds of millions of dollars of U.S.-bought weaponry are channeled to Afghan religious fanatics, the future Taliban. White House players leak classified information to the media, then blame the leaks on career civil servants.... more
by Fred Emil KatzThe physical sciences have produced remarkably successful science about physical space -- enabling us to go to outer space, and more. We do not have a comparable science about social space -- where we actually live our lives. Developing a viable science is crucial if our species is to survive. Don't forget, this past century, we humans killed over 100 million of our fellow human beings. Obviously we are not in control of our social space. My book is an effort to jump start a real scienc... more
by Earl Ofari HutchinsonThe Russia Probe: What Did Trump Know, And When Did He Know It? takes a hard, wide ranging look at what’s known and what still remains to be answered about Trump, the Russians, how America’s most important election could be subverted, and what the consequences of that are for American politics present and future.
by Sam MansourouThe book criticizes vacant religious concepts and the complex appearing veils theologians attempt to conceal the vacancy with. Rather than criticize the three main religions for a general beleif in God, the way most "new athiest" books do, this book criticizes the influence of the religious masses. Please dont let highly religious readers review the book.I already know what they think of the book before they even read it. Sam Mansourou
by Phillip NelsonA new approach to understanding voter choice with important implications. There is a substantial class of voters who would like to do ?good? but ignore important consequences of their attempts to do so?naïve altruists. The book both shows why such a class exists and tests the implications of that group?s behavior in a setting where other voters are self-interested, others are traditionalists, and imitation plays a big role in voter choice. The book also looks at the policy implications of such b... more
by Jesse BognerA collection of articles and essays to illustrate the broken and confusing nature of our society. By putting a mirror to the mess of contradictions that is modern life, his hope is that we will have a means of uniting what feels broken and divided. The book is intended for anyone who wants to disarm the bleakness of our current reality with new values.
by Brendan WilliamsNo federal law has been more controversial, or imperiled, than the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, ("Obamacare") signed into law by President Obama in March 2010. From the perspective of a former state insurance regulator, this is a story of the battle over Obamacare, through its passage, implementation, and the long fight to repeal it.
by Hamilton PridaySEIZING THE ESSENCE is about the dynamics of Value that form man´s concept of reality. Human beings don?t just passively experience the things and events that represent this journey through life, they construct them intellectually from the sense of value that is intrinsic to all cognizant individuals. We don?t simply enjoy the finer things in life, we aspire to them; and when awed by the experience of great beauty or magnificence, we want to identify with its source. As the created agents of ... more