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The Mind Of War

Author : Grant Hammond
ISBN : 9781588343642
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The ideas of US Air Force Colonel John Boyd have transformed American military policy and practice. A first-rate fighter pilot and a self-taught scholar, he wrote the first manual on jet aerial combat; spearheaded the design of both of the Air Force's premier fighters, the F-15 and the F-16; and shaped the tactics that saved lives during the Vietnam War and the strategies that won the Gulf War. Many of America's best-known military and political leaders consulted Boyd on matters of technology, strategy, and theory. In The Mind of War, Grant T. Hammond offers the first complete portrait of John Boyd, his groundbreaking ideas, and his enduring legacy. Based on extensive interviews with Boyd and those who knew him as well as on a close analysis of Boyd's briefings, this intellectual biography brings the work of an extraordinary thinker to a broader public. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Exploring The Mind Of War

Author : Michael Dennis Gialanella
ISBN : OCLC:56937398
Genre : Combat
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Category: Combat

Terror In The Mind Of God

Author : Mark Juergensmeyer
ISBN : 0520240111
Genre : Political Science
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This well-regarded look at the connection between religion and terrorism has been updated to include events of September 11, 2001. Its focus is to better understand how and why some people are willing to commit acts of violence in the name of their god(s) and a greater good.
Category: Political Science

The Mind Of War

Author : Sid Gould
ISBN : 1479305294
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The Mind Of War focuses on the psychological impact of military conflict from the real experiences of a soldier who served with the British Army during the first Gulf War. As a young army recruit, the author was sent to the Middle East as a Battle Casualty Replacement at the age of 17 and served with the Army War Graves Service. His work included the recovery and burial of the remains of fallen soldiers, both British and Iraqi, from the desert battlefields. The psychological affects of daily exposure to such carnage are rarely publicised, as very few soldiers are able to talk about the horrific experiences they have encountered during active service. The author is an exception, and his true story offers a disturbing, yet thoroughly absorbing insight into how the human mind is affected by repeated exposure to gruesome battlefield scenes.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

War And The Mind

Author : Ashley Chantler
ISBN : 9780748694273
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is the first full-length critical study of Parade's End to focus on the psychological effects of the war.
Category: Literary Criticism

Mind Of The Soul

Author : Gary Zukav
ISBN : 9781471103063
Genre : Self-Help
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If you believe you are the victim of circumstance, that you are stuck in your current unsatisfactory situation and that nothing can be done to improve things, THE MIND OF THE SOUL is the book for you. Here Zukav encourages us to take responsibility for our actions and to see how they have created our lives. He shows us how to see and make new choices that could open up a whole new range of possibilities. And he gives us a clear, accessible, step-by-step plan for discovering our full, authentic power - the power that comes when our personality and our souls are truly aligned.
Category: Self-Help

Decoding The Mind Of God

Author : O. M. Kelly
ISBN : 1452501971
Genre : Religion
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In Decoding the Mind of God author O. M Kelly delves into the unconscious mind and discovers the secrets of the collective consciousness, showing how we can realize the potential of the human mind through belief in ourselves. The Laws of the universe are identical to the collective consciousness, they reveal an answer to every question we are capable of asking. We constantly receive these answers through the vibrations of the energy fields through our being, all without us knowing how to realign our intelligence with our unconscious mind. The truth remains hidden to us. Surprising as it may seem, the key to understanding ourselves lies in a mathematical language, which is the make-up of the unconscious mind. Kelly explores this language through the texts and myths of myriad cultures and belief systems, notwithstanding the truth of the science behind the Egyptian Hieroglyphs and the stories collected in the Bible. As we read this volume we realize that all of these stories are connected to our own story within. Kelly’s perceptions of the order of higher consciousness are framed by stories from her experiences of personal discovery and over twenty years of researching, lecturing and teaching all around the world. Once these codes are unveiled, we earn our freedom where we can release the fear in which humanity habitually traps itself, creating our accidents, diseases, why we die, right up to explaining extra terrestrial intelligence. This book exposes the secret codes of the universal language that will help us achieve the divine unity with the universe and ourselves.
Category: Religion

Who Benefits From Global Violence And War

Author : Marc Pilisuk
ISBN : 027599435X
Genre : History
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Provides a detailed description of violence that flows from a social order that requires war, poverty and injustice, herntifying institutions and people who propel this system while hiding their power from the masses.
Category: History

The Mind Of Egypt

Author : Jan Assmann
ISBN : 0674012119
Genre : History
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The Mind of Egypt presents an unprecedented account of the mainsprings of Egyptian civilization--the ideals, values, mentalities, belief systems, and aspirations that shaped the first territorial state in human history. Drawing on a range of literary, iconographic, and archaeological sources, the renowned historian Jan Assmann reconstructs a world of unparalleled complexity, a culture that, long before others, possessed an extraordinary degree of awareness and self-reflection.
Category: History