Spoilt Rotten

Author : Theodore Dalrymple
ISBN : 1906142254
Genre : Children
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In 'Spoilt Rotten', well-known social commentator Theodore Dalrymple grinds his axe at our child-centric culture where children have become the yardstick of everything we do, safe driving, education, taking of responsibility (none), sentimentality (everywhere).
Category: Children

Bits Of Practical Wisdom

Author : Vernon Gilbert
ISBN : 9781496959218
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 34.80 MB
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God gave man dominion over the earth, and the practical wisdom to use it for his good and His glory God placed the treasures of the earth for man's benefit. Political correctness denies God's goodness, while practical wisdom directs thankful use of His bounty. We were told we could not drill our way out of our problems while practical thinking doers were proving the stupidity of the statement. Ivory tower thinking is of little use to our progress while practical planning is our salvation from crisis. Dishonest charlatans pursue politically correct ideologies, while wise people use practical solutions. Practical plans always trump divisive dreams. Practical planning and hard work built our great nation - political correctness and sloth are destroying it. Practical truthfulness applied to our many problems can, in God's will, overcome the evil plans of our dishonest, lying oppressors. The Golden Rule Jesus gave us is the epitome of practical consideration of others. The Marshall plan after WW II was practical wisdom applied - pacification of Islam before WW III is ideological suicide. Practical plans and hard work built this great nation - ivory tower thinking and slothfulness is its doom. Practical workers build houses on rock foundations - Foolish men build on sand, and great is their fall. See Matthew 7: 24-27. A practical man planning to build a tower, sits down first and counts the cost. See Luke 14:28. Practical people energetically earn their keep and support others - lazy dreamers feel entitled to exist on the fruits of others' efforts. Practical politicians endorse responsible, truthful fiscal policies - dishonest liars waste our resources and leave the pitiful mess for our grandchildren to suffer under. Impractical charlatans promise anything to gain power - practical planners tell the truth, even when it is unpopular. The lies of evil leaders imprison the souls of the masses - the truth shall make us free. See John 8:32. Peace and joy come to practical people. Dishonest dreamers exist in turmoil and fear. One practical person benefits the community more than a score of entitled lay-abouts.
Category: Business & Economics

As Good As Gold

Author : Robert W. Killick PhD
ISBN : 9781504307062
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
File Size : 68.4 MB
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Bob W. Killick, an organic chemist, shares his extraordinary journey from unemployment to unlikely entrepreneur in this inspiring memoir. After losing his job and being told repeatedly he was too qualified to be hired, he came up with a creative solution — team up with his wife to buy, mainly on borrowed money, a fifty-year old decrepit chemical factory. The venture meant getting up at five o’clock each morning and traveling across town to work with a team determined to build a multi-million dollar business in a cutthroat industry. Along the way, they developed environmentally-sound products and with sweat and tears obtained several international patents. At the helm of the Victorian Chemical Company, he’d take a proactive approach to growing a business—never letting a good, clean joke get in the way of an international business deal. Join Bob, his wife, and his team on an exciting ride that proves that you can achieve extraordinary business success while maintaining your integrity and adhering to Christian principles.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Their Eyes Were Watching God

Author : Zora Neale Hurston
ISBN : 0252017781
Genre : Fiction
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When Janie Starks returns home, the small Black community buzzes with gossip about the outcome of her affair with a younger man
Category: Fiction

Understanding Y

Author : Charlie Caruso
ISBN : 9780730313816
Genre : Business & Economics
File Size : 28.41 MB
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The ultimate expose of the Misunderstood Millennials Understanding Y is a fresh and incisive book that offers a better understanding, appreciation and awareness of the Millennial generation. In this groundbreaking work, author Charlie Caruso has amassed a diverse array of papers, articles and journals from prominent individuals, noted entrepreneurs and bestselling authors who collectively explore how Gen Y thinks, interacts and works. Understanding Y gives insight into the generation and examines their motivations and passions. Understanding Y: #andYyoushould provides a refreshingly comprehensive and candid account of the current disconnect between reality and perception surrounding the Millennial cohort. The impressive list of contributors and collaborators each bring their unique insight to explore the myths, facts and motivators behind this generation. Contributors include notables such as David Burstein, author of Fast Future: How the Millennial Generation is Shaping Our World, Ryan Heath, author of Please F* Off: It's Our Turn Now, Bernard Salt, author, demographer and social commentator; and many more. Discover how to motivate, lead, inform, educate, integrate and collaborate with Millenials Learn what experts have to share about the psychology that drives Millenials Uncover the motivators and passions that excite this up-and-coming generation This is a book that offers anyone who interacts with the Millennial generation a humorous, educational, statistical, theoretical and conversational journey for connecting with Gen Y.
Category: Business & Economics

Games Of Consequence

Author : John Dutch
ISBN : 9780595216550
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 53.83 MB
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Anderson Woodbury is a recent recipient of a scholarship to Maine’s Harley University where he intends to achieve his life-long dream of becoming a Sports Psychologist. Almost on arrival he is faced with a desperate dilemma: should he stand by and allow women rugby players to put their lives at risk through unsafe practices or should he jeopardize his career before it has started by challenging the establishment? Passions run hot as players, parents, professors and friends take sides: even the experience and cool head of professional tennis player April Brooker, Anderson’s closest confidante, may not be enough to stop him from being sent down in disgrace. Other titles in this series include: Playing Advantage Other Books by John Dutch include: April Brooker April Brooker: The Tournament April Brooker and Emily McLean April Brooker: The Family Sunshine When I Need a Hand
Category: Fiction

Deviance In Contemporary Crime Fiction

Author : C. Gregoriou
ISBN : 9780230207219
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book explores the three aspects of deviance that contemporary crime fiction manipulates: linguistic, social, and generic. Gregoriou conducts case studies into crime series by James Patterson, Michael Connelly and Patricia Cornwell, and investigates the way in which these novelists correspondingly challenge those aforementioned conventions.
Category: Literary Criticism

Dog Gone Cute

Author : Leisure Arts
ISBN : 9781574869316
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 47.40 MB
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Keep your canine companions warm this winter in their very own wardrobes of knit coats! Special instructions are included on sizing each jacket or sweater to fit dogs measuring 10 to 30 in the chest. Dog Gone Cute (Leisure Arts #3318)
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Craft

Author : DK
ISBN : 9781409375821
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 59.84 MB
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Category: Crafts & Hobbies

A Mother S Duty

Author : June Francis
ISBN : 9781473501331
Genre : Fiction
File Size : 81.40 MB
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A family at war... Raising three boys and running the Arcadia Hotel almost single-handed are enough to keep widow Kitty Ryan busy. She has no time for romance – unless it’s in the form of a rare evening out at the local picture house. Then along comes John Mcleod, bringing with him a second chance at happiness. However, Kitty finds her sons unwilling to accept another man into their household. Unless she can reunite her menfolk, the future looks set to be that of a family in conflict, in a world on the eve of war...
Category: Fiction