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Real Enemies

Real Enemies [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0190908572
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Many Americans believe that their own government is guilty of shocking crimes. Government agents shot the president. They faked the moon landing. They stood by and allowed the murders of 2,400 servicemen in Hawaii. Although paranoia has been a feature of the American scene since the birth of the Republic, in Real Enemies Kathryn Olmsted shows that it was only in the twentieth century that strange and unlikely conspiracy theories became central to American politics. In particular, she posits World War I as a critical turning point and shows that as the federal bureaucracy expanded, Americans grew more fearful of the government itself--the military, the intelligence community, and even the President. Analyzing the wide-spread suspicions surrounding such events as Pearl Harbor, the JFK assassination, Watergate, and 9/11, Olmsted sheds light on why so many Americans believe that their government conspires against them, why more people believe these theories over time, and how real conspiracies--such as the infamous Northwoods plan--have fueled our paranoia about the governments we ourselves elect. This 10th Anniversary Edition includes a new epilogue on conspiracy theories and the 2016 election and its aftermath.

The Real Enemy in the Fight Against AIDS

The Real Enemy in the Fight Against AIDS [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1645302962
Author: Dr. Elizabeth Kwigema Mwanukuzi
Publisher: Dorrance Publishing
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The Real Enemy in the Fight Against AIDS by Dr. Elizabeth Kwigema Mwanukuzi Book Resume:

The Real Enemy in the Fight Against AIDS By: Dr. Elizabeth Kwigema Mwanukuzi The Real Enemy in the Fight Against AIDS shows the challenges for patients facing the treatment for all strategies. Bibi has exposed some of the problems hindering a strategy and suggested plans for the way forward. As a dermatologist with many years’ experience, Bibi came face to face with the early cases of AIDS before treatment became readily available, but she was fortunate to be involved with a program that established management centres in Tanzania through the Clinton HIV/AIDS Initiative (CHAI). This program made her aware how complex management and control measures for HIV and AIDS are. She also realised that after more than 30 years of planning to eliminate the pandemic, the situation remains a major challenge and stakeholders need to go back to the drawing board with new ideas and new strategies, which she hopes this book will stimulate.

Recognizing the Real Enemy

Recognizing the Real Enemy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1608441571
Author: Miguel A. Demelli
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
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Recognizing the Real Enemy by Miguel A. Demelli Book Resume:

Most believers know that the Bible says ..". for we wrestle not against flesh and blood..." But, if we say that "we know this," then why are there so many believers, made of flesh and blood, blaming, resenting and fighting one another? Maybe it's because we are not realizing enough that those negative " thoughts and feelings" do not come "just from us..".but from living beings that are unseen. We are not realizing enough that unholy thoughts, feelings, desires and reasons did not originate "from us" or from what is said to be "our sinful nature..".just as holiness does not originate "from us." If our holi-ness comes from the HolySpirit, would our un-holiness not also come from un-holyspirits? I submit that we do not understand enough " the sin that dwells in the flesh." It is alive, and does what we do not want to do... unless we recognize the real, spiritualenemies behind "the flesh." Miguel Demelli is a Spirit-filled believer who also embraces the Hebraic roots of the Messiah and the Whole House of Israel (Ezekie 37:15-28). He's been searching for the "keys to victory" for 15 years. And just when he thought he was defeated forever, these simple truths were clarified to him and transformed his walk...forever. His desire is to see true unity and victory in the Body. But, as he found out for himself, this cannot happen as long as there is so much hidden, unrecognized enemy activity in and through us operating against ourselves and then against one another, resulting in much strife and even diseases. He presently splits his time as a translator in his local congregation, as Spanish Outreach Coordinator/Translator for the Messianic Israel Alliance in the US and Mexico, as an associate with wholeness ministries and with other personal ministry and translation opportunities. He currently resides in Orlando, Florida. Cover Illustration by Rosemary Burke (c) 2009

Moving Beyond Fear

Moving Beyond Fear [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317220951
Author: Charles Derber,Yale R. Magrass
Publisher: Routledge
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Moving Beyond Fear by Charles Derber,Yale R. Magrass Book Resume:

While security stories often point to real threats, the narratives of leaders are as much about legitimating the power of rulers and the political and economic system that brought them to power. Derber and Magrass offer a penetrating examination of this phenomenon across history and types of societies. Their analysis reveals the great irony about security stories: they historically increase insecurity, imperiling citizens and nation. In the US today, the contradiction is especially acute, as security stories told by Trump divide US citizens against one another. The book builds from an analysis of the extreme dangers of the prevailing security stories to a new paradigm of true security. The authors develop new approaches as our best hope for avoiding catastrophe and creating a socially just society based on real security for a nation and for humans across the planet.

Making Enemies

Making Enemies [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0230287530
Author: R. Barker
Publisher: Springer
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Whom a prime minister or president will not shake hands with is still more noticed than with whom they will. Public identity can afford to be ambiguous about friends, but not about enemies. Barker examines the accounts of how enmity functions in the cultivation of identity, how essential or avoidable it is, and what the global consequences are.

Ethics, Law and Justifying Targeted Killings

Ethics, Law and Justifying Targeted Killings [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 131723958X
Author: Jack McDonald
Publisher: Routledge
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Ethics, Law and Justifying Targeted Killings by Jack McDonald Book Resume:

This book examines the normative debates around the American use of targeted killings. It questions whether the Obama administration’s defence of its use of targeted killings is cohesive or hypocritical. In doing so, the book departs from the disciplinary purpose of international law, constitutional law and the just war tradition and instead examines discipline-specific defences of targeted killings to identify their requisite normative principles in order to compare these norms across disciplines. The methodology used in this book means that it argues that targeted killings are only defensible as acts of war, but it also highlights the normative role of accountability and responsibility in this defence. In doing so, it offers an argument that the use of ‘pattern of life’ killings by the CIA falls outside the defence offered by the Obama administration, but that this same type of targeting could be used by the military due to differing standards/mechanisms of responsibility assignment in these organisations. The book thus provides a way of investigating contemporary wars where the conduct of war lacks the traditional hallmarks of conventional warfare. Furthermore, by drawing attention to differing normative concepts that underpin competing interpretations of law and morality, it provides a way of analysing contemporary political violence in an interdisciplinary fashion without seeking to displace single disciplinary study. This book will be of much interest to students of military studies, ethics of war, foreign policy, international security and IR.

Hip Hop Is Not Our Enemy

Hip Hop Is Not Our Enemy [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 144907426X
Author: Dr. Kenneth T. Whalum Jr.
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Hip Hop Is Not Our Enemy by Dr. Kenneth T. Whalum Jr. Book Resume:

It is easy to condemn hip-hop for the condition of our society, but as we condemn our own young people for being who they are, what role do we play in making them who they are, and what do we have to offer them as an alternative to who they are? Hip-Hop Is Not Our Enemy is an insider's critique of the Black church's role and responsibility in co-opting hip-hop culture. It is written by a Black Baptist Pastor who survived a church split that occurred because of his dedication to co-opting hip-hop culture. The final chapter serves as a how-to guide to preparing a sermon that will connect with the hip-hop generation.

Searching for Light Poetry

Searching for Light Poetry [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1622876385
Author: C. S. Rhee
Publisher: First Edition Design Pub.
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Searching for Light Poetry by C. S. Rhee Book Resume:

On her midway of life journey, as a mother of three children and medical practitioner specialty in obstetrics and gynecology, the author has constantly been searching for Light in her soul through prayer and reflection, and writing piece by piece of her own perceptions of surrounding affairs. The Light within her subverts the dark forces in her heavy responsible trade—sorrow, suffering, despair, and difficulties. In return, the Light shines on her soul with joy, happiness, hope, and easiness. Invoking her Muse to inspire her work, she composes poems like music in her soul. They are refreshing like a passing fresh summer breeze, truthful like stars in the night sky, at times mighty like hidden icebergs, and sometimes funny like a clown making you laugh.

Enemies of Civilization

Enemies of Civilization [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 9780791483701
Author: Mu-chou Poo
Publisher: SUNY Press
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Enemies of Civilization by Mu-chou Poo Book Resume:

Looks at how foreigners were regarded in three ancient civilizations, finding that cultural, not biophysical, differences were key in distinguishing "us" from "them." Enemies of Civilization is a work of comparative history and cultural consciousness that discusses how “others” were perceived in three ancient civilizations: Mesopotamia, Egypt, and China. Each civilization was the dominant culture in its part of the world, and each developed a mind-set that regarded itself as culturally superior to its neighbors. Mu-chou Poo compares these societies’ attitudes toward other cultures and finds differences and similarities that reveal the self-perceptions of each society. Notably, this work shows that in contrast to modern racism based on biophysical features, such prejudice did not exist in these ancient societies. It was culture rather than biophysical nature that was the most important criterion for distinguishing us from them. By examining how societies conceive their prejudices, this book breaks new ground in the study of ancient history and opens new ways to look at human society, both ancient and modern. Mu-chou Poo is Professor and Research Fellow in the Institute of History and Philology at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. He is the author of several books, including In Search of Personal Welfare: A View of Ancient Chinese Religion, also published by SUNY Press.

Mind Control

Mind Control [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0806540788
Author: Dr. Haha Lung
Publisher: Citadel Press
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Mind Control by Dr. Haha Lung Book Resume:

Buddha said, “Your greatest weapon is your enemy's mind.” Crucial to victory in any battle is psychological warfare, a technique employed and perfected by history’s greatest military thinkers, such as Sun Tzu, Yoritomo, and Musashi of Japan; and several lesser-known but incredibly influential masterminds. Dr. Haha Lung, author of more than a dozen books on martial arts, presents an all-in-one primer to breaching your enemy's mental defenses. Building on the techniques he presented in the classic Mind Manipulation, he shows how to use your enemy's fears, insecurities, hopes, and beliefs against him. Some of the most effective mind control techniques are from forgotten masters of the trade, and are featured here for the very first time. • Dark Arts: the art of intimidation • The Secret of Seven: the Seven Wheels of Power • Masters of the East: Including the Craft of the Hircarrah, Vietnamese voodoo • Chinese Face: the art of K'ung Ming and Chinese face-reading • Samurai Sly: Yoritomo's Art of Influence; the Way of No-Sword; Shadow Warriors. • Blood of Abraham: Biblical black science

Paranormal Nation: Why America Needs Ghosts, UFOs, and Bigfoot

Paranormal Nation: Why America Needs Ghosts, UFOs, and Bigfoot [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0313382077
Author: Marc E. Fitch
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Paranormal Nation: Why America Needs Ghosts, UFOs, and Bigfoot by Marc E. Fitch Book Resume:

This thought-provoking study of paranormal phenomena traces the impact of supernatural beliefs on popular culture and, conversely, examines the influence of new communication technologies on research being conducted in the field.

The Untouchable Enemies

The Untouchable Enemies [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1496995147
Author: Taiwo Johnson O
Publisher: AuthorHouse
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The Untouchable Enemies by Taiwo Johnson O Book Resume:

The book, The Untouchable Enemies, was written in order to assist believers in acting properly when faced with the devil’s human agents who are relatives, especially, those of one’s own house. Very often, we see wars coming against us from unsuspected sources. It can be from relatives or friends. The book narrates how best to handle related enemies to the satisfaction of God, self, and even the agents themselves. It opines that only through the divine wisdom can one successfully discharge such delicate enemies without falling guilty of the scripture that teaches the believer to feed, pray, and do good to those who persecute him. It also examines some practical situations, which has something to do with such enemies.

Inquiry-Based Lessons in World History

Inquiry-Based Lessons in World History [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1000493733
Author: Jana Kirchner,Andrew McMichael
Publisher: Routledge
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Inquiry-Based Lessons in World History by Jana Kirchner,Andrew McMichael Book Resume:

Spanning the time period from 750 CE to the present day, Inquiry-Based Lessons in World History (Vol. 2) focuses on creating global connections between people and places using primary sources in standards-based lessons. With sections on the world in transition, the era of revolutions, imperialism and global war, and the modern world, this book provides teachers with inquiry-based, ready-to-use lessons that can be adapted to any classroom and that encourage students to take part in the learning process by reading and thinking like historians. Each section contains chapters that correspond to the scope and sequence of most world history textbooks. Each inquiry lesson begins with an essential question and connections to content and literacy standards, followed by primary source excerpts or links to those sources. Lessons include step-by-step directions, incorporate a variety of literacy strategies, and require students to make a hypothesis using evidence from the texts they have read. Grades 7-10

My Light and My Salvation

My Light and My Salvation [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1424551080
Author: Mark Dupre
Publisher: BroadStreet Publishing Group LLC
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My Light and My Salvation by Mark Dupre Book Resume:

God is a radiant light, bringing salvation and strength to every corner of our lives. My Light and My Salvation is an inspirational daily devotional that will open your eyes to what you have not yet seen in God’s Word. The Lord is my Revelation Light To guide me along the way; He’s the Source of my salvation To defend me every day. I fear no one! I’ll never turn back and run For Lord, you surround and protect me. --Psalm 27:1, TPT Experience new insight and growth as the Holy Spirit touches your heart and helps you apply God’s eternal truth to your daily life.

Peacock in the Poison Grove

Peacock in the Poison Grove [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0861717449
Author: Lhundub Sopa,Leonard Zwilling
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
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Peacock in the Poison Grove by Lhundub Sopa,Leonard Zwilling Book Resume:

Geshe Sopa offers insightful commentary on two of the earliest Tibetan texts that focus on mental training. Peacock in the Poison Grovepresents powerful yogic methods of dispelling the selfish delusions of the ego and maintaining purity in our motives. Geshe Sopa's lucid explanations teach how we can fight the egocentric enemy within by realizing the truth of emptiness and by developing a compassionate, loving attitude toward others.

Freedom Through Understanding

Freedom Through Understanding [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1891868314
Author: Lama Yeshe,Lama Zopa Rinpoche
Publisher: Lama Yeshe Wisdom Archive
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Freedom Through Understanding by Lama Yeshe,Lama Zopa Rinpoche Book Resume:

In Lama Yeshe's and Lama Zopa Rinpoche's first trip to Europe in 1975 they offered a weekend seminar based on their famous month-long Kopan meditation courses. Preceded by Lama Yeshe's lecture on meditation at Kensington Town Hall, these teachings at Royal Holloway College, Surrey, encompass the entire Buddhist path to enlightenment.

Friendship in Politics

Friendship in Politics [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1317969685
Author: Preston King,Graham M. Smith
Publisher: Routledge
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Friendship in Politics by Preston King,Graham M. Smith Book Resume:

Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this volume throws light on the place of friendship in politics by connecting theoretical questions to empirical answers. Today, friendship and politics are most commonly viewed as distinct and mutually opposed concerns. Politics tends to be seen as general and impersonal, to do with power and hierarchy. Friendship, by contrast, is conceived as particular and intimate, relating to equality and fraternity. Ancient Greek and Roman thought tended to bring the two together, locating friendship as the moral foundation of the political. But is this view sound? Ought not Friendship to be dismissed by moderns as primitive, inefficient, nepotistic (Freud)? Or ought it to be promoted as a vital moral constraint on power and the consuming egotism of rulers (Plutarch and others)? The contributors seek to answer these questions, directly and indirectly, by supplying: analyses of the concept critical reconstructions of some crucial modern accounts (Kierkegaard, Arendt and Schmitt) concrete accounts of the actual play of friendship both within and between states.

Big Sister

Big Sister [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 0252050703
Author: Erin M. Kempker
Publisher: University of Illinois Press
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Big Sister by Erin M. Kempker Book Resume:

The mid-Seventies represented a watershed era for feminism. A historic National Women's Conference convened in Houston in 1977. The Equal Rights Amendment inched toward passage. Conservative women in the Midwest, however, saw an event like the International Year of the Woman not as a celebration, but as part of a conspiracy that would lead to radicalism and one-world government. Erin M. Kempker delves into how conspiracy theories affected--and undermined--second wave feminism in the Midwest. Focusing on Indiana, Kempker views this phenomenon within the larger history of right-wing fears of subversion during the Cold War. Feminists and conservative women each believed they spoke in women's best interests. Though baffled by the conservative dread of "collectivism," feminists compromised by trimming radicals from their ranks. Conservative women, meanwhile, proved adept at applying old fears to new targets. Kemper's analysis places the women's opposing viewpoints side by side to unlock the differences that separated the groups, explain one to the other, and reveal feminism's fate in the Midwest.

Friendship and Hospitality

Friendship and Hospitality [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1438484968
Author: Dongfeng Xu
Publisher: SUNY Press
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Friendship and Hospitality by Dongfeng Xu Book Resume:

Offers a comparative and deconstructive reading of the cross-cultural encounter between the Jesuits and their Confucian hosts in late Ming China. The Jesuit mission to China more than four hundred years ago has been the subject of sustained scholarly investigation for centuries. Focusing on the concepts of friendship and hospitality as they were both theorized and practiced by the Jesuit missionaries and their Confucian hosts, this book offers a new, comparative, and deconstructive reading of the interaction between these two vastly different cultures. Dongfeng Xu analyzes how the Jesuits presented their concept of friendship to achieve their evangelical goals and how the Confucians reacted in turn by either displaying or denying hospitality. Challenging the hierarchical view in traditional discourse on friendship and hospitality by revealing the irreducible otherness as the condition of possibility of the two concepts, Xu argues that one legacy of the Jesuit-Confucian encounter has been the shared recognition that cultural differences are what both motivated and conditioned cross-cultural exchanges and understandings. Dongfeng Xu is Assistant Professor of Chinese at Colgate University.

The Psychology of War and Peace

The Psychology of War and Peace [Pdf/ePub] eBook ISBN-10: 1489907475
Author: Fred van Houten
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
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The Psychology of War and Peace by Fred van Houten Book Resume:

Can a Baby Be an Enemy? Our world is in a deep, prolonged crisis. The threat of global nuclear war, the chronic condition of local wars, the imperilled environment, and mass star vation are among the major forms this crisis takes. The dangers of massive overkill, overexploitation of the environment, and overpopulation are well known, but surprisingly little has been said about their potential interac tions, their bearing upon each other. If there were to be a nuclear confronta tion between today's superpowers, it might not take place in today's world, but in a far less friendly habitat, such as the world may be some decades hence. And it need hardly be added that the era of this particular super power configuration may be waning rapidly, its place to be taken by other international arrangements not necessarily less threatening. To understand and cope with our situation we need correspondingly serious reflection. This volume forms a welcome part of that process. Un avoidably, a large part of our thinking about the issues of human survival must be oriented to physical and biological aspects of the total danger. But it has not escaped the authors of this book that, coupled with these aspects, there are profound psychological dangers, such as loss of the sense of futu rity, moral deterioration, and a fatalistic decline in the will to struggle to protect our home, the Earth.