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The Total, Complete, Utter Insanity & Nonsense of Free Will

The Total, Complete, Utter Insanity & Nonsense of Free Will [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1479719250
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The Total, Complete, Utter Insanity & Nonsense of Free Will by , Book Resume:

The taboo subject of openly refuting free will is now finally out of the closet. This book represents a shorter and easier to read version of its predecessor The Newer Testament - The Bible of Unfree Will. In its core essence, this book is The Newer Testament Edition Two. Bold, daring, core-shattering, and more to the point than edition one, this work challenges established and well-accepted truths about the freedom of man. This unique literary work is intended for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of why free will is pure nonsense and insanity -- something the entire world may soon need to discover. It's been 520 years since The New World was discovered by Columbus. The discoveries of The Newer Testament -- editions one and two will make his discoveries look inconsequential by comparison. By reading this book, you will quickly learn why the belief in free will is total, complete, utter nonsense and insanity.

Insanity

Insanity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1599908395
Author: Susan Vaught
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
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Insanity by Susan Vaught Book Resume:

In three connected stories all set in the same mental institution in rural Kentucky, ghosts of a very spooky sort make appearances in dark tunnels, abandoned bell towers and forgotten corners of the basements. Based on real local lore and the actual institution headed by Vaught herself.

Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914

Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914 [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1134668759
Author: Bill Forsythe,Joseph Melling
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Insanity, Institutions and Society, 1800-1914 by Bill Forsythe,Joseph Melling Book Resume:

This comprehensive collection provides a fascinating summary of the debates on the growth of institutional care during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Revising and revisiting Foucault, it looks at the significance of ethnicity, race and gender as well as the impact of political and cultural factors, throughout Britain and in a colonial context. It questions historically what it means to be mad and how, if at all, to care.

Revival: A Textbook of Insanity (1914)

Revival: A Textbook of Insanity (1914) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1351348183
Author: Charles Arthur Mercier
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Revival: A Textbook of Insanity (1914) by Charles Arthur Mercier Book Resume:

This book was primarily intended for the use of students of medicine, as an introduction to the study of insanity, to give them a general notion of the subject without going into much detail, and incidentally to be of use to them in examinations. It was not intended as an advanced book for those who make a special study of insanity.

The Insanity of Sacrifice

The Insanity of Sacrifice [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1535951192
Author: Nik Ripken,Barry Stricker
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
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The Insanity of Sacrifice by Nik Ripken,Barry Stricker Book Resume:

Bestselling author Nik Ripken, mentored by believers in persecution, offers a 90-day devotional to help you align your heart with God's, seeing the role sacrifice plays in the life of every follower of Jesus Christ. Individuals and families will be challenged to embrace sacrifice as their daily offering to God. It is through offering ourselves that we mirror the nature of the Father who gave His only Son to be crucified, and the nature of the Son who gave His very life to save sinners. Through this book readers will discover that their sacrifice can lead others, across the street and across the oceans, to discover new resurrection life in Christ.

Suffering Insanity

Suffering Insanity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1135445494
Author: R. D. Hinshelwood
Publisher: Routledge
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Suffering Insanity by R. D. Hinshelwood Book Resume:

When madness is intolerable for sufferers, how do professional carers remain sane? Psychiatric institutions have always been places of fear and awe. Madness impacts on family, friends and relatives, but also those who provide a caring environment, whether in large institutions of the past, or community care in the present. This book explores the effects of the psychotic patient's suffering on carers and the culture of psychiatric services. Suffering Insanity is arranged as three essays. The first concerns staff stress in psychiatric services, exploring how the impact of madness demands a personal resilience as well as careful professional support, which may not be forthcoming. The second essay attempts a systematic review of the nature of psychosis and the intolerable psychotic experience, which the patient attempts to evade, and which the carer must confront in the course of daily work. The third essay returns to the impact of psychosis on the psychiatric services, which frequently configure in ways which can have serious and harmful effects on the provision of care. In particular, service may succumb to an unfortunate schismatic process resulting in sterile conflict, and to an assertively scientific culture, which leads to an unwitting depersonalisation of patients. Suffering Insanity makes a powerful argument for considering care in the psychiatric services as a whole system that includes staff as well as patients; all need attention and understanding in order to deliver care in as humane a way as possible. All those working in the psychiatric services, both in large and small agencies and institutions, will appreciate that closer examination of the actual psychology and interrelations of staff, as well as patients, is essential and urgent.

The Cost of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Ireland

The Cost of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Ireland [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3319652443
Author: Alice Mauger
Publisher: Springer
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The Cost of Insanity in Nineteenth-Century Ireland by Alice Mauger Book Resume:

This open access book is the first comparative study of public, voluntary and private asylums in nineteenth-century Ireland. Examining nine institutions, it explores whether concepts of social class and status and the emergence of a strong middle class informed interactions between gender, religion, identity and insanity. It questions whether medical and lay explanations of mental illness and its causes, and patient experiences, were influenced by these concepts. The strong emphasis on land and its interconnectedness with notions of class identity and respectability in Ireland lends a particularly interesting dimension. The book interrogates the popular notion that relatives were routinely locked away to be deprived of land or inheritance, querying how often “land grabbing” Irish families really abused the asylum system for their personal economic gain. The book will be of interest to scholars of nineteenth-century Ireland and the history of psychiatry and medicine in Britain and Ireland.

Insanity, Race and Colonialism

Insanity, Race and Colonialism [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1137318058
Author: L. Smith
Publisher: Springer
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Insanity, Race and Colonialism by L. Smith Book Resume:

Despite emancipation from the evils of enslavement in 1838, most people of African origin in the British West Indian colonies continued to suffer serious material deprivation and racial oppression. This book examines the management and treatment of those who became insane, in the period until the Great War.

Insanity

Insanity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1796040061
Author: Theodore Hoyson
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
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Insanity by Theodore Hoyson Book Resume:

This small book was meant to be taken like life itself tongue-in-cheek.

Should Schizophrenics be allowed to plead insanity to crimes?

Should Schizophrenics be allowed to plead insanity to crimes? [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3656637792
Author: Ellen Garcia
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Should Schizophrenics be allowed to plead insanity to crimes? by Ellen Garcia Book Resume:

Seminar paper from the year 2011 in the subject Psychology - Forensic Psychology, Penal System, grade: A, The University of Liverpool, language: English, abstract: Insanity defense deals with a division of the assumption of insanity which describes the degree at which people accused of committing a crime might be excused of the responsibility of the crime because of their mental illness. The conditions of this kind of defense are based on the instructions which are presented to the jury by the trial judge at the closing of the case. The instruction on mental conditions can be based on any of the many rules which are used to determine mental illness. The last decision on mental illness depends fully on the jury which uses the information given from the testimony of a professional’ witness, normally expert in the psychology filed (Williams, 2006). The final result of such decision puts the person where he should be accordingly, can be in the mental institution, in jail, or direct release. Owing to these above mentioned aspects there are various problems which have been raised by the presence of insanity defense. In general I believe that people suffering from Schizophrenics should not be allowed to plead innocent on the basis of their condition, owing to the above factors and other which I am going to outline in details

Temporary Insanity

Temporary Insanity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780061737725
Author: Leslie Carroll
Publisher: Harper Collins
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Temporary Insanity by Leslie Carroll Book Resume:

A touching and hopeful look at the underworld of the office temp from hilarious author Leslie Carroll. Meet Alice Finnegan: 30-something, single, and stuck in a cycle of horrific secretarial temp jobs. She's trying to fulfil her childhood ambitions of on-stage stardom while sharing an apartment with her 90-something grandmother, a feisty, funny, former Ziegfeld showgirl. Along the rocky road to independence Alice encounters a colourful cast of oddballs, nuts, and control freaks (including members of her immediate family). And just to keep life interesting, she succumbs to the pitfalls of office romances and the perils of nasty bosses as she endeavours to keep her sanity intact and make that big break into the spotlights.

Rationality Of Irrationality, The: Schizophrenia, Criminal Insanity And Neurosis

Rationality Of Irrationality, The: Schizophrenia, Criminal Insanity And Neurosis [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9811208905
Author: Rofe Yacov
Publisher: World Scientific
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Rationality Of Irrationality, The: Schizophrenia, Criminal Insanity And Neurosis by Rofe Yacov Book Resume:

This book challenges the validity of all traditional theories of psychopathology, particularly with regard to schizophrenia. It demonstrates that the accepted belief that schizophrenia is a brain disease is wrong, a result of the inability of traditional theories to provide an alternative explanation for the correlation between schizophrenia and genetic/neurological impairments.Psych-Bizarreness Theory (PBT), presented in this book, demonstrates that bizarre/mad behaviors, schizophrenia, criminal insanity and neuroses are rational coping mechanisms to extreme levels of emotional distress, usually depression, which are chosen by the individual to improve his quality of life. PBT integrates the scientific contributions of all traditional theories into one theoretical framework. It also integrates all therapeutic interventions of mad behaviors into one theoretical umbrella and suggests a new, humanistic therapeutic approach.

Insanity, Art, and Culture

Insanity, Art, and Culture [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1483225720
Author: Francis Reitman
Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann
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Insanity, Art, and Culture by Francis Reitman Book Resume:

Insanity, Art, and Culture reviews the pictorial products of the mentally ill from a cultural point of view. This book investigates the artistic abilities of the mentally ill. Organized into six chapters, this book begins with an overview of the definition of terms used in the study and the features of the art of the insane within the western hemisphere. This text then explains the hypothesis of cultural conditioning and discusses the schizophrenic characteristics in paintings. Other chapters consider the symptomatic value of psychotic art from the point of views of cultural anthropology. This book examines as well the art products of great artists who in the course of their lives suffered from mental illness. The final chapter deals with the negative interrelation between art and illness, which arise when refined cognitive activities were preserved intact. This book is a valuable resource for artists, psychiatrists, cultural anthropologists, and occupational therapists.

Detection, Insanity and Mood. The Main Aspects of Edgar Allan Poe’s Short Stories and their Influence on the Movie “The Raven”

Detection, Insanity and Mood. The Main Aspects of Edgar Allan Poe’s Short Stories and their Influence on the Movie “The Raven” [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3668473994
Author: Sarah Höchst
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
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Detection, Insanity and Mood. The Main Aspects of Edgar Allan Poe’s Short Stories and their Influence on the Movie “The Raven” by Sarah Höchst Book Resume:

Seminar paper from the year 2015 in the subject English Language and Literature Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Duisburg-Essen, language: English, abstract: Poe’s short stories and their impact on the cinema today attract me. Because of that and because of the rising importance of film studies I decided to choose a current film adaptation of Poe’s tales for my work; the mystery-thriller “The Raven” with John Cusack. Three main aspects of Poe’s short stories are the theme of detection, the theme of insanity and the mood with which he builds up a dreamy semi-reality. So I want to prove the hypothesis that those central elements of Poe’s short stories are still up to date and have a great influence on movies like The Raven. Therefore I will not only use the primary sources of Poe’s short stories and the film The Raven, I will also take into consideration major works by, for instance, G. R. Thompson and Benjamin F. Fisher.

Insanity in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat"

Insanity in Edgar Allan Poe's ISBN-10: 3668695601
Author: Dustin Runkel
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
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Insanity in Edgar Allan Poe's "The Black Cat" by Dustin Runkel Book Resume:

Essay from the year 2017 in the subject English - Literature, Works, grade: 1,3, University of Marburg (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik), language: English, abstract: In this paper, Poe’s popular short story "The Black Cat" (1843) will be analysed and interpreted from a psychoanalytic point of view. In order to make Poe’s attitude towards the human psyche graspable, the protagonist’s mental disorder(s) will be examined. In fact, the ambiguous narrative could – of course – be understood as the story of a virtuous man who suffers from the abyss of alcoholism. From this perspective, the story becomes the tale of woe that focuses on the social, economical and psychological consequences of alcohol dependency for the narrator loses his social environment, sinks into poverty, drifts towards sin, and starts to suffer from a dissociated personality. However, it seems as if the teller’s immoral acts were motivated by other forces than the influence of intoxication. The brutish narrator himself subsumes the destructive powers that guide (and transform) him under the expression “the spirit of perverseness”. Therefore, in this essay, it will be scrutinised whether alcoholism is the primary reason for the narrator being inclined to commit foul deeds or rather an external intensification of already existing homicidal tendencies.

New Suicide Squad Vol. 1: Pure Insanity

New Suicide Squad Vol. 1: Pure Insanity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1401260330
Author: Sean Ryan
Publisher: DC
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New Suicide Squad Vol. 1: Pure Insanity by Sean Ryan Book Resume:

Setting the world’s most dangerous super-criminals against the most insidious threats to national security: that’s the idea behind the elite black-ops unit officially designated as Task Force X. It’s perfect…on paper. But the real world rarely goes according to plan. Threats evolve. Teammates turn on each other. Blood and betrayals flow like rivers. And that’s why Task Force X is better known as the Suicide Squad. Vic Sage aims to change the equation. Replacing Amanda Waller as the puppet-master of Suicide Squad’s motley crew, he’s introducing wild cards like Deathstroke and the Joker’s Daughter to whip the existing team-Deadshot, Harley Quinn, and Black Manta-into shape. But the world’s deadliest assassin and the Clown Princess of Crime have ideas of their own…and no explosive implants to keep them in line. Can this new Suicide Squad survive-or will it implode before it even begins? Find out in NEW SUICIDE SQUAD: PURE INSANITY, the first action-packed chapter of an all new Suicide Squad saga by writer Sean Ryan (BATMAN, SUICIDE SQUAD) and an elite squad of artists! Collects issues #1-8.

Ibiza Insanity (Summer Flings, Book 5)

Ibiza Insanity (Summer Flings, Book 5) [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0008106304
Author: Aimee Duffy
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
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Ibiza Insanity (Summer Flings, Book 5) by Aimee Duffy Book Resume:

Part 5 of Summer Flings – a fun, flirty and laugh out loud rom com series of short stories.

‘At the edge of art and insanity’

‘At the edge of art and insanity’ [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3638898229
Author: Sabine Buchholz
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
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Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,0, University of Siegen (FB 3 (Literatur-, Srach- und Medienwissenschaften)), course: „Postmodern Fiction“, 26 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: With the attention-grabbing novel "American Psycho" Bret Easton Ellis entered quite a dangerous ground. The bizarre mixture of yuppie satire and splatter horror caused reactions of scathing criticism, indignation, yes, even murder threat. As a consequence, the publishing house that had the first contract with Ellis and was supposed to edit the novel, namely Simon & Schuster, responded to this radical refusal and cancelled the deal already made. This decision, not to publish a book due to the negative responds against it, meant another scandal since it was a sensation in the American publishing business. Anyway, brushing aside all moral standards, Ellis’ shocker was published in 1991 by Vintage books, and for a while, the young writer became the “meistgehaßte[...] Autor der Welt” – evidently, because critics considered his narration too pornographic, sexist, anti-women, disgusting, boring and beyond belief. Yet, American Psycho was regarded with interest – probably last but not least because Bret Easton Ellis had been celebrated as a great talent when publishing "Less than Zero". Meanwhile, countless studies with many diverging approaches manifest that American Psycho may not be condemned and dismissed as a pure splatter work glorifying violence. There are works analysing the publication and the reception of the novel as well as the socio-cultural background; other studies focus on content and stylistic device , or on the motif of the serial killer as postmodern anti-hero. Additionally, some special analyses examine the position of the novel within the American history of censorship or even attempt to draw a parallel from Ellis’ Bateman to Goethe’s Faust. Thus, it is substantiated that the interest in "American Psycho" has spread widely and quickly. And still, 15 years after its publication the ambiguous novel, which was, besides, brought to screen in 2000, offers many subjects of discussion. The aim of this paper is to analyse in what way and to what extent Ellis’ work is distinctive for the period of literary postmodernism. Definitively, there are several innovative and scandalous stratagies applied in "American Psycho", but are these devices really symptomatic for a postmodern perception? To answer a question like that, first of all, an essential condition is of course a definition of postmodern terms. [...]

Sylvia Plath - tightropes walk between genius and insanity?

Sylvia Plath - tightropes walk between genius and insanity? [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 3640093046
Author: Jeannette Nedoma
Publisher: GRIN Verlag
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Sylvia Plath - tightropes walk between genius and insanity? by Jeannette Nedoma Book Resume:

Essay from the year 2006 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 2,5, Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald (Anglistik/ Amerikanistik), language: English, abstract: 1. Biographical Overview Sylvia Plath (based on Hayman) 3 2. Interpretation of Sylvia Plath`s poem “Tulips” 5 2.1. Symbolic features in Sylvia Plath’s poem “Tulips” 7 2.1.1. Symbol “Tulip” 7 2.1.2. Symbol “White” 10 2.1.3. Symbol “Red” 11 3. Sylvia Plath’s father- The cause for her neuroses and depression? 12 4. The relationship between Sylvia and Aurelia Plath 14 5. Sylvia Plath’s death wish 15 6. Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes (based on Hayman) 18 8. Conclusion 20 9. Bibliography 21 Internet Sources 21 10. Tulips 23

By Reason of Insanity

By Reason of Insanity [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780888821966
Author: Mark Bourrie
Publisher: Dundurn
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By Reason of Insanity by Mark Bourrie Book Resume:

The life of David Michael Krueger, who, on his first day pass from his Brockville, Ontario, psychiatric hospital, brutally murdered another patient.