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The Seed

Author : Jon Gordon
ISBN : 1118090268
Genre : Business & Economics
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A business fable to help you discover your purpose in work and life New from Jon Gordon, the international and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The Energy Bus, The Seed takes you on a quest for the meaning and passion behind work. Josh, an up-and-comer at his company, is disenchanted with his job. Challenged by his boss to take two weeks to decide if he really wants to work there, Josh takes off for the country, where he meets a wise farmer who gives him a seed and a promise: find the right place to plant the seed, and his purpose will be revealed. Through Josh's journey cross-country journey, you'll find surprising new sources of wisdom and inspiration in your own business and life. Nobody captures the deeper meaning of business like Jon Gordon, and The Seed is his most searching and significant book yet. Whatever your profession, take this insightful look at the purpose behind work, and plant The Seed of inspiration in your life!
Category: Business & Economics

First The Seed

Author : Jack Ralph Kloppenburg
ISBN : 0299192431
Genre : Science
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First the Seed spotlights the history of plant breeding and shows how efforts to control the seed have shaped the emergence of the agricultural biotechnology industry. This second edition of a classic work in the political economy of science includes an extensive, new chapter updating the analysis to include the most recent developments in the struggle over the direction of crop genetic engineering. 1988 Cloth, 1990 Paperback, Cambridge University Press Winner of the Theodore Saloutos Award of the Agricultural History Society Winner of the Robert K. Merton Award of the American Sociological Association
Category: Science

The Seed And The Soil

Author : Carol Delaney
ISBN : 0520911598
Genre : Social Science
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How do the metaphors we use to describe procreation affect our view of the relative worth of each gender? Carol Delaney discloses the powerful meanings condensed in the seemingly innocent images of "seed" and "soil." Drawing on her work in a small Turkish village of Sunni Muslims, she shows us that the images are categorically different, hierarchically ordered, and unequally valued. The ways in which the creation of a child is understood in Turkey furnish a key to understanding a whole range of Turkish attitudes toward sexuality and gender, honor and shame, authority and submission, time and space, inside and outside, open and closed. Moreover, the symbols and meanings by which they represent procreation provide the means for understanding relationships between such seemingly disparate elements as the body, family, house, village, nation, this-world and other-world. Delaney points out that these symbols do not embellish reality; they provide the key to a particular conception of it, a conception that gives coherence to social life. The patterns revealed are not distinctly Turkish; they also comment on some of our own deeply-held assumptions and values about procreation.
Category: Social Science

The Seed Collectors

Author : Scarlett Thomas
ISBN : 9781619028128
Genre : Fiction
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Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. The seed pods might be deadly, but then again they might also contain the secret of enlightenment. Not that anyone has much time for enlightenment. Fleur, left behind at the crumbling Namaste House, must step into Oleander's role as guru to lost and lonely celebrities. Bryony wants to lose the weight she put on after her botanist parents disappeared, but can't stop drinking. And Charlie struggles to make sense of his life after losing the one woman he could truly love. A complex and fiercely contemporary tale of inheritance, enlightenment, life, death, desire and family trees, The Seed Collectors is the most important novel yet from one of the world's most daring and brilliant writers. As Henry James said of George Eliot's Middlemarch, The Seed Collectors is a 'treasurehouse of detail' revealing all that it means to be connected, to be part of a society, to be part of the universe and to be human.
Category: Fiction

The Seed

Author : Larry Herndon
ISBN : 9781616634926
Genre : Fiction
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While in Mexico on vacation with her ailing husband, Larry, Debi Cartwright receives what seems to be an ordinary seed from a poor fisherman named Antonio, along with strict instructions to plant the seed and share its offspring with those in need. Not fully understanding why, Debi complies and plants the seed, giving one to Larry when seeds finally sprout. Larry is miraculously cured and knows he must now share the seed with others. Enter a nameless rich man in need of a miracle himself, who will stop at nothing, including kidnapping and murder, to gain the elusive seed whose healing powers he desires. Because Antonio possesses the seed, he is a prime target. When Antonio goes missing, his son Javier befriends a man named Miguel, whom the nameless rich man hired to kill Antonio. But after learning from Javier about the selfless life Antonio lived, Miguel is racked with guilt and experiences a change of heart, which prompts him to turn himself in to the authorities. He then goes on to share the Word from his prison cell, inspiring countless others with his seeds of hope. Larry Herndon's The Seed tells the story of a healing seed that represents the redemptive power of Jesus Christ. Travel back over two thousand years with Larry and Debi to find the origin of The Seed that heals us all.
Category: Fiction

The Seeds Of Dicotyledons

Author : Edred John Henry Corner
ISBN : 9780521206884
Genre : Science
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V.1 - Seed-form; Seed-coats; Criticism of the arrangement of dicotyledonous families into orders; Seed-evolution; Descriptions of seed by families; v.2 - Material and method; Seed-form; Seed-coats; Criticism of the arrangement of dicotyledonous families into orders; Seed-evolution; Descriptions of seeds by families.
Category: Science

Power Of The Seed

Author : Susan M. Parker
ISBN : 1934170542
Genre : Crafts & Hobbies
File Size : 20.20 MB
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Fixed oils play a large part in most all commercial beauty treatments. Power of the Seed is an engaging, illustrated guide book that shows the reader the meaning and uses of fatty acids, omega oils, trans-fats, saturated and unsaturated oils. It also offers instruction on how to use these oils to create topical skin care, cosmetics and massage oils. Susan M. Parker presents advice and in-depth information on the different types, sources, uses and structures of these precious oils. Over 90 rare and common oils are discussed, along with suggestions for creating new recipes.
Category: Crafts & Hobbies

Seed To Seed

Author : Suzanne Ashworth
ISBN : 9780988474901
Genre : Gardening
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A complete seed-saving guide of 160 vegetables, including detailed info on each vegetable.
Category: Gardening

God Don T Like Fake People

Author : The Seed of Solomon
ISBN : 1467839205
Genre : Religion
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Are you tired of dealing with fake people? Does it seem like every time you put trust in your family and friends they come up short and backstab you? Does it seem like every time you try to get in a relationship you later find out that they are the opposite of what you thought they were when you first met them? Does it seems like you are walking in place and everybody that is in your circle doesnt have you in their best interest and is selfishly trying to milk and drain you. If you can relate to all or some of those situations then you are dealing with fake people. This book entitled God dont like fake people is a spiritual Guide to better relationships with people and God. This is a Bible based book that shines the light on many blind spots in your soul that may be causing you to keep experiencing regretful and disappointing situations in life. This small book is like a heavenly vitamin that will help replenish your mental and spiritual cells. This book is the rebirth of an ancient style of writing. Therefore after reading this nontraditional book you will no longer look at the world the same. This book is not like any other book that you have read in you life. Therefore you must read this legendary book with an open heart and mind as if you were a child. The seed of Solomon A.K.A Allan Williams is an anointed student of God that has dedicated his life to inspire people to seek God and the truth. Its better to be criticized by a wise person than to be praised by a fool. - Ecclesiastes 7:5 We dont see things as they are. We see them as we are. - Anis Nin If you want what you cant have, you will never have what you want - Allan Williams
Category: Religion

Scattering The Seed

Author : Aidan Nichols
ISBN : 0567031012
Genre : Religion
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Investigates Balthasar's early explorations of music and the other arts, before launching into a ramifying but controlled survey of his interpretations of major philosophers and literary figures in the European tradition from the early modern period until the 1930s.
Category: Religion