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Author: Michael D. Dawahare
Publisher: Arc Manor LLC
Keywords: lebanon, sketches, reporter, war, country
Number of Pages: 153
Published: 2007-09-20
ISBN-10: 1604500115
ISBN-13: 9781604500110

Lost among war statistics and battle lines is the very real tragedy of simple people trying to survive in wretched conditions-old people and children dodging bullets, diving for cover from exploding shells, running away from the debris of human body parts that threaten to engulf them. No Country but War gives us detailed and poignant descriptions of being caught in the brutal violence and chaos of the Lebanese Civil War-from saving a dying child whose parents couldn't get medical assistance to desperately talking his own way out of an execution, after being forced to his knees with a gun at hi

Author: RAM Arora
Publisher: ram
Keywords: brains, exploding, fix
Number of Pages: 466
Published: 2009-11-11
ISBN-10: 1448619262
ISBN-13: 9781448619269

All living organisms are like biological robots. Their physical actions, organic capabilities and senses are firmly and very narrowly limited and so programmed in the DNA. Brain, the master controller of the living system, is as susceptible to external and internal stresses as all other bodily components. The brain is also abode of the mind, and the mind is the embodiment of thoughts. The scientific observation that brain and mind die simultaneously is irrefutable. Wherein the brain the mind parks itself is a mystery. The brain is more intricate than the universe and the mind exceeds the brain

Author: Philipp Bagu
Publisher: Ludwig von Mises Institute
Keywords: euro, tragedy
Number of Pages: 158
Published: 2011-01-16
ISBN-10: 1610161181
ISBN-13: 9781610161183

Philipp Bagus is a young scholar with a large influence, having forecast all the problems with the Euro and having persuaded many economists on the Continent that this currency is no better than any fiat currency. In some ways it is much worse because it has cartelized the management of European monetary regimes and created a terrible moral hazard. With this book, Professor Bagus brings his scholarship to English readers, explaining the background to the idea of European unity and its heritage of sound money. He explains that the Euro is not what the older classical liberals had hoped for but

Author: Harry Turtledove
Publisher: Del Rey
Keywords: book, accounts, settling, engagement, return
Number of Pages: 656
Published: 2005-06-28
ISBN-10: 0345464052
ISBN-13: 9780345464057

Harry Turtledove’s remarkable alternative history novels brilliantly remind us of how fragile the thread of time can be, and offer us a world of “what if.” Drawing on a magnificent cast of characters that includes soldiers, generals, lovers, spies, and demagogues, Turtledove returns to an epic tale that only he could tell–the story of a North American continent, separated into two bitterly opposed nations, that stands on the verge of exploding once again.In 1914 they called it The Great War, and few could imagine anything worse. For nearly three decades a peace forged i

Author: Robin D. Gill
Publisher: Paraverse Press
Keywords: haiku, poems, fine, elaboration, old, praise, sea, slugs, theme, rise
Number of Pages: 484
Published: 2003-10
ISBN-10: 0974261807
ISBN-13: 9780974261805

Rise, Ye Sea Slugs! is a book of many faces. First, it is a book of translated haiku and contains over 900 of these short Japanese poems in the original (smoothly inserted in the main body),with phonetic and literal renditions, as well as the authors English translations and explanations. All but a dozen or two of the haiku are translated for the first time. There is an index of poets, poems and a bibliography. Second, it is a book of sea slug haiku, for all of the poems are about holothurians, which scientists prefer to call sea cucumbers. (The word cucumber is long for haiku and metaphorical

Authors: Hal Abelson, Ken Ledeen, Harry Lewi,
Publisher: Addison-Wesley Professional
Keywords: digital, explosion, happiness, liberty, bits, life, blown
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2008-06-16
ISBN-10: 0137135599
ISBN-13: 9780137135592

“If you want to understand the future before it happens, you’ll love this book. If you want to change the future before it happens to you, this book is required reading.” –Reed Hundt, former Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission   “There is no simpler or clearer statement of the radical change that digital technologies will bring, nor any book that better prepares one for thinking about the next steps.” –Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School and Author of Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace   “Blown to Bits will blow you
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