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Who Are We

Author : Samuel P. Huntington
ISBN : 0684870533
Genre : Political Science
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Analyzes the gradual erosion of American identity over the recent decades because of bilingualism, multiculturalism, and other factors and explores signs of a revival of American identity in the wake of September 11th.
Category: Political Science

Who Are We

Author : Samuel P. Huntington
ISBN : 0684866684
Genre : Americanization
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In his new book, the author of THE CLASH OF CIVILIZATIONS turns his attention from international cultural divides to the cultural rifts in America. The patriotic response to the events of September 11 only highlighted the loss of American identity at home, says Huntington, and already patriotic fervour has begun to subside. The United States was founded by British settlers who brought with them a distinct culture including the English language, Protestant values, individualism, religious commitment and respect for law. Waves of immigrants later came to America, but they gradually accepted these values and assimilated into the Anglo-Protestant culture. More recently, however, national identity has been eroded by the problems of assimilating massive numbers of primarily Hispanic immigrants; bilingualism, multiculturalism, the devaluation of citizenship and the 'denationalisation' of American elites. To counterpoint this, Huntington draws attention to the beginnings of a revival of American identity in a post-September 11 world where countries face unprecedented challenges to national security. WHO ARE WE? is an important work of political, historical and cultural inquiry that, like Huntington's previous book, is certain to spark a lively debate.
Category: Americanization

Who Are We

Author : Vladimir Megre
ISBN : 0980181240
Genre : Nature
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The Ringing Cedars Series is creating a wave of excitement that is sweeping the globe with positive, life-transforming messages of pure love energy from the beautiful Anastasia.
Category: Nature

Who Are We And Should It Matter In The 21st Century

Author : Gary Younge
ISBN : 9781568586601
Genre : Social Science
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A prize-winning journalist discusses the concept of identity and argues that how we define ourselves matters, particularly in the political and social realm, from determining who we elect, how we keep ourselves safe and influencing the decision to go to war.
Category: Social Science

Who Are We

Author : Jean Bethke Elshtain
ISBN : 0802847250
Genre : Religion
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At a time when many despair of culture, Elshtain recovers the life-affirming essence of what it means to be human. Respected Christian ethicist Jean Bethke Elshtain finds in the tensions and tragedies of our turn-of-the-century society hope in the recovery of personhood. She explores the internal and external trappings that so easily lead us to forget how to be faithful to something other than ourselves. This is a work of political analysis, cultural criticism, and theological engagement. Elshtain suggests that much of what we rightly interpret as troubling presents fascinating interpretive occasions for Christians, who, of all people, are called to live in hope. She highlights in particular certain aspects of youth culture, taking up popular films like "Seven and "Titanic and tragedies like the shootings at Columbine High School. What she finds running through all of these are examples of courage and a search for a source of truth and meaning that seems to elude so many.
Category: Religion

Who Are We Now Christian Humanism

Author : Nicholas Boyle
ISBN : 0567087263
Genre : Religion
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Theology can no longer exist in isolation from politics, philosophy and literature. This is Nicholas Boyle's basis for an examination of personal and cultural identity in today's world. His exploration of the global mind reveals the continuing importance of a Christian perspective in a secular world. He shows that modern trends towards greater diversity and pluralism and simultaneous trends towards greater unification can be reconciled within the Catholic humanist tradition of theology, philosophy and literature. He identifies Postmodernism as 'the pessimism of an obsolescent class - the salaried official intelligentsia - whose fate is closely bound up with that of the declining nation-state'. In this brilliant book, Dr Boyle gives new grounds for optimism about the emerging new world order>
Category: Religion

Who Are We

Author : Louis P. Pojman
ISBN : 0195179277
Genre : Philosophy
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What is our nature? What is this enigma that we call human? Who are we? Since the dawn of human history, people have exhibited wildly contradictory qualities: good and evil, love and hate, strength and weakness, kindness and cruelty, aggressiveness and pacifism, generosity and greed, courage and cowardice. Experiencing a sense of eternity in our hearts--but at the same time confined to temporal and spatial constraints--we seek to understand ourselves, both individually and as a species. In Who Are We? Theories of Human Nature, esteemed author Louis P. Pojman seeks to find answers to these questions by exploring major theories in Western philosophy and religion, along with several traditions in Eastern thought. The most comprehensive work of its kind, the volume opens with chapters on the Hebrew/Christian view of human nature and the contrasting classical Greek theories, outlining a dichotomy between faith and reason that loosely frames the rest of the book. The following chapters cover the medieval view, Hindu and Buddhist perspectives, conservative and liberal theories, Kant's Copernican revolution, Schopenhauer's pessimistic idealism, and Karl Marx's theory. Freud's psychoanalytic view, the existentialist perspective, the Darwinian view, and scientific materialism are also discussed. Pojman concludes with a discussion of the question of free will, ultimately asserting that each one of us must decide for ourselves who and what we are, and, based on that answer, how we shall live.
Category: Philosophy

Who Are We

Author : William Sowder
ISBN : 9781546214007
Genre : Reference
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In this book, among other sources, we have compiled key thoughts and material that were dictated to Alice Bailey (starting in the 1920s and continuing through the 1960s) from the Tibetan master Djwhal Khul. As you see in the references, she wrote eighteen books, which were published by Lucis Publishing Company, New York. Djwhal Khul shared this material from another dimension, giving us a new perspective. We highly recommend these books because Djwhal Khul is in a higher vibrational dimension, working and aiding us in an enlightened evolution. What we have added to this book is some of our thoughts about the energies to which Khul refers. We know very little about these energies, and this material presents a challenge to us in our evolutionary sojourn. Each of us must pursue our understanding and knowledge about these energies. This is our goal and our reason for writing this book. Good travels to you.
Category: Reference

Who Are We

Author : Frank W. Artusio
ISBN : 1465319891
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Who Are We Really

Author : C. D. Contos
ISBN : 9781477110560
Genre : Fiction
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Who Are We Really? Who Are We Really? Contos C.D. Contos I was born in Sacramento, California on January the 19th 1933, at St Mary's Hospital. I am Scotch-Irish and Greek decent. I retired from electronics after 45 years. I went to college to study art. I am now an artist doing mostly landscapes as well as an author. I have had my PICASO moments. I had the story of WHO ARE WE REALLY in mind for over 50 years. I love art, music and good food and good company. I am working on book to of who are we really? I hope to have it out by November.
Category: Fiction