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In Their Right Minds

Author : Carole Brooks Platt
ISBN : 9781845408381
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In 1976, Julian Jaynes proposed that the language of poetry and prophecy originated in the right, "god-side" of the brain. Current neuroscientific evidence confirms the role of the right hemisphere in poetry, a sensed presence, and paranormal claims as well as in mental imbalance. Left-hemispheric dominance for language is the norm. An atypically enhanced right hemisphere, whether attained through genetic predisposition, left-hemispheric damage, epilepsy, childhood or later traumas, can create hypersensitivities along with special skills. Dissociative "Others" may arise unbidden or be coaxed out through occult practices. Based on nearly twenty years of scientific and literary research, this book enters the atypical minds of poetic geniuses - Blake, Keats, Hugo, Rilke, Yeats, Merrill, Plath and Hughes - by way of the visible signs in their lives, beliefs, and shared practices.
Category: Literary Criticism

In And Out Of Our Right Minds

Author : Diane Brown
ISBN : 0231509006
Genre : Social Science
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African American women have commonly been portrayed as "pillars" of their communities—resilient mothers, sisters, wives, and grandmothers who remain steadfast in the face of all adversities. While these portrayals imply that African American women have few psychological problems, the scientific literature and demographic data present a different picture. They reveal that African American women are at increased risk for psychological distress because of factors that disproportionately affect them, including lower incomes, greater poverty and unemployment, unmarried motherhood, racism, and poor physical health. Yet at the same time, rates of mental illness are low. This invaluable book is the first comprehensive examination of the contradictions between the strengths and vulnerabilities of this population. Using the contexts of race, gender, and social class, In and Out of Our Right Minds challenges the traditional notions of mental health and mental illness as they apply to African American women.
Category: Social Science

In Their Right Mind

Author : Paul Jefko
ISBN : 1490412484
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In Their Right Mind combines a serious and humorous look at the cultural phenomenon we call Religion from an Atheist viewpoint. One theme delves into the ambivalence in the Bible that allows religious leaders to support any cause they wish, including human slavery. A second theme deals with a religion, movement, sect or cult to illustrate the correctness of the Archie Bunker quote: "Faith is something that you believe that nobody in his right mind would believe." Theme 3 investigates corrupt popes and venal preachers highlighting the plain fact that religion is just another way to make money and gain power. The final theme examines each biblical book letting its plain hilarious language demonstrate its authorship, not by god, but by human beings, some very troubled. A bibliography of over 1000 sources will satisfy the curious reader, wishing to explore further. From the Prophet Tournament to God's secret ingredient in his recipe for homemade bread, every actual or potential agnostic or atheist will find much here that will shock, amuse or enlighten.
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Information Technology Education In The New Millennium

Author : Dadashzadeh, Mohammad
ISBN : 1931777241
Genre : Computers
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The information technologies explosion in our global society is creating tremendous challenges and opportunities for educators as they help shape the next generation of information pioneers. How will information technology (IT) education evolve in the new millennium? The It sector is expected to continue to face a severe shortage of workers. As more and more organizations accept IT training as a strategic investment and not a cost center, the adoption of e-learning will accelerate. Information Technology Education in the New Millennium addresses crucial issues dealing with the most recent innovations and issues found within the field.
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Only Left Handed People Are In Their Right Mind Notebook

Author : Kilian Beckham
ISBN : 1088581625
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This Notebook with 6 x 9 is especially made for you, your family and friends who is a fan of left-handed themed notebook. Perfect for those who were lefty. This notebook will surely bring out the lefties side of you.
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The Right Mind

Author : Willie M. V. Stephens VeLeJouSte
ISBN : 9781463421762
Genre : Religion
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I have stressed in this book, from a spiritual and practical standpoint, how one should utilize the mind in ways for which God created it. Much of the content can be clarified or substantiated with Biblical quotes. Therefore, girth the loins of your mind. Be prayerful with hope as you reach for the Creator to benefit your mind. Allow Him to be your mind regulator. He understand the mechanisms of each of His creation. He is the perfect Physician and Teacher of the mind. It is said that the mind is Satans playground. Yes, it is if we allow him to enter and lodge there. We need to build a wall of faith equipped with a closed door around the mind to prevent his entry. In doing so, we can more readily keep our minds eye attentive, its ears opened, and have an alertness that protects us from evil strongholds, even those of our own flesh. Listen to your spirit, heart and conscience. Allow your mind to be still and listen to the positive voices that alert you to the things of God, being fortified with strength on high. This will help you to avoid confusion, being overwhelmed, being lost and will bring focus. Strong willpower is needed and will help pull you up towards God, and not down to where abnormalities plague the mind. I impart to you this advice, from a place of experience, from a place of concern and from a place of love, rooted in God.
Category: Religion

Log Of Judgments

Author : John Wesley Ellis I.
ISBN : 9781434347671
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Welcome to the Beginning of the New World Order of Totalitarianism The laws of righteousness are being replaced with the laws of lawlessness. sins + abominations = second death Secularism + Evolution = Insanity Abortions + Homosexuality = Destruction minus jobs + minus industries = chaos Repentance + righteousness = Life
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How To Take A Bite Out Of Crime From A Biblical Point Of View

Author : Evangelist Charles E. Smith Sr.
ISBN : 9781496952868
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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This book was mainly written to help take a bite out of crime form a biblical point of view. In this book, city leaders, teachers, parents, etc., would find information that can help them and others to deter from crime before it happens. Also, the citizens can learn about the moral laws of land. It will challenge you to learn about laws in your state and give a person an opportunity to become a part of the solution, not the problem. This book was not written to judge anyone but to help make this world a better place to live.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

A Marne Mind

Author : Cy Mulholland
ISBN : 9781449737511
Genre : Self-Help
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Many who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder do not realize what is going inside themselves. Unfortunately, those who return home from combat or who have experienced any other type of traumatic event remain in the battle, the war within. Could it be that PTSD is merely physiological symptoms related to trauma, or is it so much more than that? A Marne Mind explains the advantage of coping skills and the relationship among physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual ruin and well-being while constantly pointing to the greatest source of healing and recovery. Search for A Marne Mind: A Soldiers War with Recovery on facebook to become a part of the Marne Mind Mission of raising awareness about PTSD and recovery. 5% of all proceeds will be donated to Operation Resilient Warrior, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping soldiers and their families. For more information about ORW visit www.operationresilientwarrior.org.
Category: Self-Help

Full Gospel Fractured Minds

Author : Rick M. Nañez
ISBN : 9780310862116
Genre : Religion
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Do you sometimes feel you have to check your intellect at the church door, leaving reason behind to embrace the Christian faith? Do you hunger for a “full gospel” that includes the mind as well as heart and Spirit? Full Gospel, Fractured Minds? challenges charismatic and Pentecostal believers to discover the power of a well-maintained mind—a mind on fire—to match a heart on fire and to create a life that operates within the full counsel of God . Nañez shows how human reason helps us understand and interpret God’s Word as well as defend the gospel. He shows what the Bible teaches about the mind, and explores the backgrounds of nineteenth-century and modern culture, anti-intellectualism, Pentecostal history and beliefs, and popular misconceptions about human intellect in relation to the Christian faith. Full Gospel, Fractured Minds? helps men and women practice a Christian faith that reflects the whole person and the full gospel. “Rick Nañez calls Pentecostals and charismatics to seek a balance between mind and Spirit. This book will stir you to seek all that God has for you.” —From the Foreword by Stanley M. Horton, PhD
Category: Religion

Biblical Facts About Wine

Author : Wondill Froman
ISBN : 9781418409654
Genre : Reference
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This book will reveal every Biblical fact that you’ve every wanted to know about wine. It will be an eye opener to those who want to know the truth of God’s Word. Every Christian should read this book to find out for themself, what the Word of God says about fermented wine.
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A History Of Classical Scholarship

Author : John Edwin Sandys
ISBN : 9781108027069
Genre : Literary Collections
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This comprehensive history of classical learning from the sixth century BCE to 1900 was first published between 1903 and 1908.
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Power

Author : Howard Fast
ISBN : 9781453234990
Genre : Fiction
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Howard Fast’s thrilling story of Benjamin Holt, mineworker and hero of the modern labor movement Benjamin R. Holt, the tough-as-nails leader of the International Miners Union, has a grand and controversial plan: to unite American coal miners in a major strike. His goal is not to advance any political cause, but simply to grab as much power as he can for the miners, and by any means necessary. Based on the life story of John L. Lewis, who for forty years served as president of the United Mine Workers of America, Power is an unforgettable portrait of one man whose courage changed the lives of countless others. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Howard Fast including rare photos from the author’s estate.
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The Mind Of Christ

Author : E. June Roper
ISBN : 9781477102268
Genre : Religion
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1 Corinthians 2:16. But we have the mind of Christ. Everything we do, everything we say, everything about us should reflect Christ in us. Acquiring the Mind of Christ begins when we accept Him as our personal Saviorwhen we seek to increase our knowledge of Him and when we become doers of His Word. We live in an ungodly world and evil will try with all its might to infiltrate our minds. Laws of the flesh war with laws of the mind! But we have help in Jesus the Christ. Be encouraged as you read this book, that even though we are tempted and tried, we are determined to have the Mind of Christ.
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Plato S Ion Meno

Author : Plato
ISBN : 1887250107
Genre : Philosophy
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" ... an unabridged adaptation of Benjamin Jowett's translation [of] 1873 ... Changes in the language have been made so that the dialogue flows more naturally in the contemporary American English idiom"--T.p. verso.
Category: Philosophy

Leaving Before The Rains Come

Author : Alexandra Fuller
ISBN : 9781473521032
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The sequel to the bestselling Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight Born in England and uprooted to southern Africa as a toddler by her parents, Alexandra Fuller experienced a unique upbringing – both coloured with tragedy and joy – against the backdrop of the Rhodesian wars. Following her marriage to American Charlie Ross, she leaves Africa for Wyoming in the United States. This sequel to the bestselling Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight vividly captures the highs, lows and ultimate dissolution of Fuller’s twenty-year marriage and her unbreakable tie to her African past as she searches for explanations for the present and answers for the future. Interlaced with stories from her childhood in Africa, Fuller paints a brilliant picture of an expatriate’s love for her homeland, a daughter’s acceptance of her father and the moving journey of her marriage and divorce. Poignant, candid and wistfully humorous, Leaving Before the Rains Come will resonate with anyone who has ever fallen out of love – with a person, idea or a place – and into self-acceptance and the belief that only we can save ourselves. ‘Remarkable, beautifully written and fantastically entertaining... a compulsive read’ Observer
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Liberation Of The African Mind

Author : Adisa Franklin
ISBN : 9781468511789
Genre : Social Science
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The Liberation to the African Mind: The Key to Black Salvation is a strong book written to the millions of African Americans who have had their history distorted by the Church and public schools. Because of these distortions Black people are estranged and alienated from their culture and the wisdom of their ancestors. The book challenges African Americans to begin to think for themselves especially in the realm of religion. It is a prophetic book with a revolutionary perspective. It is prophetic in that it points to the direction the Black Church must take to effectively address the spiritual needs of the Black community. It is revolutionary because it challenges the Church and believers to establish a new paradigm, an African Spiritual frame of reference. The Black Church must transform itself and take on a new view of the scriptures, doctrines and dogmas of Christendom. This book documents the fact that what Blacks have been given as Christianity is in reality stolen African mythology, cosmology and history that has been corrupted by Roman and Greek priest, philosophers and emperors. It is one of the most powerful challenges to Orthodox Christianity to date. The Truth will liberate you from their strong delusions. While there is indeed some positive and beneficial aspects to Church membership it is time for the Black Church to make its exodus from the Western religious way of faith in God to the African spiritual way of knowledge of God. Black Pastors and religious leaders must begin to teach that which will bring about the manifestation of the fullness of Christ. This is the charge given to all church leadership by the Bible they teach from. And He Himself gave some to be apostles, some prophets, some evangelist, some pastors and teachers, for the equipping of the saints for the work of the ministry, for the edifying of the body of Christ, till we all come to the unity of the faith and the knowledge of the Son of God, to be a perfect man, to the measure of the stature of the fullness of Christ. Ephesians 4:11-13. There are far too many Babes in Christ in the Church. It is not the fault of the believers but a reflection of corrupted doctrines and false dogmas. In addition the unity of the Black Church must become a priority. Not one church or believer can say they have no need of the rest of the Body of Christ in good conscience. Yet unity in the Black Church is more a rhetorical than an actual reality. Imagine what could be done if the wealth of the Church was combined to establish a super fund. Unity must be at the top of the agenda for the Black Church and for the Black community. Lastly, though we have the proverbial church on every corner there is an undeniable spiritual crisis in the Black community. The Liberation of the African Mind: The Key to Black Salvation makes the Spiritual Resurrection of the Black man a valid goal and priority. It will challenge many long held beliefs and dogmas, however Christendom must be examined and that which is not of God must be abandoned. Not since Marcus Garvey, Fredrick Douglas and the Honorable Elijah Muhammad have Blacks questioned the validity or efficacy of Christianity. Mr. Muhammad made an attempt to make Blacks aware that Christianity was the religion of the people who had enslaved them. Every race worships God in a way that is peculiar to their culture. Since the days of captivity Blacks have worshiped the god of their conquerors and oppressors. Worshipping a White man as God is not only a form of idolatry but extremely detrimental to the Black Psyche.
Category: Social Science