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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.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Terror In The Mind Of God

Author : Mark Juergensmeyer
ISBN : 0520240111
Genre : Political Science
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Completely revised and updated, this new edition incorporates the events of September 11, 2001 into Mark Juergensmeyer's landmark study of religious terrorism.
Category: Political Science

War Against Abuse

Author : Lauretta Ify Olika
ISBN : 9798648814165
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Abuse does not discriminate. It affects people of any age, gender, or economic standing. This is especially true when the abuse is psychological rather than physical. If you realise you or someone you know are suffering from any form of abuse, please reach out now.Abuse is a terrible act and I acknowledge the fact that abusive people also need help as no one in the right state of mind will subject another sentient being to the pain of abuse. It is a psychological problem the society finds quite easy to overlook.There is help available. No one should live in fear of the person they love and no one should subject their lover to hurt because of a psychological problem that could be handled.This book has been written to provide help to everyone who is experiencing any form of abuse. It will point you in the direction of how to get out of abuse and yet live again.It is a resourceful and timely piece as we all know how abuse of all forms is ruining people's self-esteem by the day. Let's get started already!

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

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 33 Strategies Of War

Author : Robert Greene
ISBN : 9781847651426
Genre : Self-Help
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The third in Robert Greene's bestselling series is now available in a pocket sized concise edition. Following 48 Laws of Power and The Art of Seduction, here is a brilliant distillation of the strategies of war to help you wage triumphant battles everyday. Spanning world civilisations, and synthesising dozens of political, philosophical, and religious texts, The Concise 33 Strategies of War is a guide to the subtle social game of everyday life. Based on profound and timeless lessons, it is abundantly illustrated with examples of the genius and folly of everyone from Napoleon to Margaret Thatcher and Hannibal to Ulysses S. Grant, as well as diplomats, captains of industry and Samurai swordsmen.
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

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

Munitions Of The Mind

Author : Philip M. Taylor
ISBN : 0719067677
Genre : History
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A classic work, Munitions of the mind traces how propaganda has formed part of the fabric of conflict since the dawn of warfare, and how in its broadest definition it has also been part of a process of persuasion at the heart of human communication. Stone monuments, coins, broadsheets, paintings and pamphlets, posters, radio, film, television, computers and satellite communications - throughout history, propaganda has had access to ever more complex and versatile media. This third edition has been revised and expanded to include a new preface, new chapters on the 1991 Gulf War, information age conflict in the post-Cold War era, and the world after the terrorist attacks of September 11. It also offers a new epilogue and a comprehensive bibliographical essay. The extraordinary range of this book, as well as the original and cohesive analysis it offers, make it an ideal text for all international courses covering media and communications studies, cultural history, military history and politics. It will also prove fascinating and accessible to the general reader.
Category: History

Reflections On The Mind Of Plato

Author : Joseph Norio Uemura
ISBN : 1887250425
Genre : Philosophy
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Joseph Uemura guides us through six dialogues in an efford to promote a dialectical quest rather than a final resting place.
Category: Philosophy

The War For The Public Mind

Author : Robert Justin Goldstein
ISBN : 0275964612
Genre : History
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From 1815 to 1914, European governments and their political oppositions were engaged in a constant "war" for the minds of the general population, especially the working classes. The German socialist newspaper, Hamburger Echo declared on September 27, 1910, "In waging our war, we do not throw bombs. Instead we throw our newspapers amongst the masses of the working people. Printing ink is our explosive." This book discusses the censorship of books, newspapers, caricatures, theater, and film through an analytical introductory survey and six chapters by leading specialists who summarize 19th-century censorship practices in the six major countries of continental Europe: Germany, Italy, France, Austria, Russia, and Spain. It is the most comprehensive study ever published about European censorhip practices during the 1815-1914 period.
Category: History

The Psychology Of War And Peace

Author : Fred van Houten
ISBN : 9781489907479
Genre : Psychology
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Can a Baby Be an Enemy? Our world is in a deep, prolonged crisis. The threat of global nuclear war, the chronic condition of local wars, the imperilled environment, and mass star vation are among the major forms this crisis takes. The dangers of massive overkill, overexploitation of the environment, and overpopulation are well known, but surprisingly little has been said about their potential interac tions, their bearing upon each other. If there were to be a nuclear confronta tion between today's superpowers, it might not take place in today's world, but in a far less friendly habitat, such as the world may be some decades hence. And it need hardly be added that the era of this particular super power configuration may be waning rapidly, its place to be taken by other international arrangements not necessarily less threatening. To understand and cope with our situation we need correspondingly serious reflection. This volume forms a welcome part of that process. Un avoidably, a large part of our thinking about the issues of human survival must be oriented to physical and biological aspects of the total danger. But it has not escaped the authors of this book that, coupled with these aspects, there are profound psychological dangers, such as loss of the sense of futu rity, moral deterioration, and a fatalistic decline in the will to struggle to protect our home, the Earth.
Category: Psychology

Strength Of Mind

Author : Jacob L. Goodson
ISBN : 9781498283809
Genre : Philosophy
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Higher education in the twenty-first century should bring together freedom and knowledge with courage and hope. Why these four concepts? As Goodson argues in Strength of Mind, higher education in the twenty-first century offers preparation for ordinary life. Freedom and knowledge serve as the conditions for cultivating courage and hope within one’s ordinary life. More specifically, courage and hope ought to be understood as the virtues required for enjoying ordinary life. If college-educated citizens wish to hold onto the concepts of courage and hope, however, then both courage and hope need to be understood as intellectual virtues. As a moral virtue, courage has become outdated. As a theological virtue, hope violates the logic of the golden mean. Focusing on intellectual virtues also requires shifting from moral perfectionism to rational perfectionism. Rational perfectionism involves keeping impossible demands in view for oneself while constantly and continually striving for one’s “unattained but attainable self.” Goodson defends these arguments by learning from the bits of wisdom found within American Transcendentalism (Emerson, Cavell), German Idealism (Kant, Hegel), Jewish philosophy (Maimonides, Spinoza, Putnam), neo-pragmatism (Putnam, Rorty, West), post-modern theories about pedagogy (Nietzsche, Foucault, Rorty), and secular accounts of perfectionism (Murdoch, Cavell).
Category: Philosophy

Canadas Of The Mind

Author : Norman Hillmer
ISBN : 9780773532724
Genre : Political Science
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Not since Peter Russell's indispensable but now many decades old Nationalism in Canada has a collection provided such a comprehensive exploration of the mythologies and paradoxes of the Canadian experience. Canadas of the Mind explores how the country's abundant nationalisms have made and unmade traditional understandings of Canada. From the vantage point of a new century, the volume reconstructs and re-evaluates dimensions of twentieth-century Canadian nationalisms - their meanings, their uses, their contradictions, and the forces that push them toward and away from one another. A diverse group of experts analyse these nationalisms from a range of cultural, economic, intellectual, technological, political, international, and military perspectives. By probing deeply into Canada's multiple allegiances and identities, Canadas of the Mind offers visions of the nation that will define the country and its constituent parts in the early twenty-first century and beyond.
Category: Political Science

The American Novel Of War

Author : Wallis R. Sanborn, III
ISBN : 9780786492701
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In song, verse, narrative, and dramatic form, war literature has existed for nearly all of recorded history. Accounts of war continue to occupy American bestseller lists and the stacks of American libraries. This innovative work establishes the American novel of war as its own sub-genre within American war literature, creating standards by which such works can be classified and critically and popularly analyzed. Each chapter identifies a defining characteristic, analyzes existing criticism, and explores the characteristic in American war novels of record. Topics include violence, war rhetoric, the death of noncombatants, and terrain as an enemy.
Category: Literary Criticism

Warfare In The Mind

Author : Clifford Marity III
ISBN : 9781600347320
Genre : Religion
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Category: Religion

The Vision Of War

Author : H. S. Gibson
Genre : War
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Category: War

Holy War The Engima Series Vol I

Author : Raymond Archie Davenport
ISBN : 9781477177006
Genre : Religion
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The book was named Holy War because that is whats going on in our society and this is the struggle humanity is facing to survive. Humanity is in danger and I would like to go into deeper detail on how and why I have come to the conclusion that mankind threatened. This book or series will expose the danger, lies and deceit that kept me and still a lot of other people in a trance for so long. This book will explain the real definition of Holy War, why the world as we know it is called and considered The Matrix and how that translates to The System. And this new truth that I have discovered, I would like to share with the rest of any and everyone who is like me tired of living in fear and the nonsense and find some peace in knowing the truth.
Category: Religion

The War For Muslim Minds

Author : Gilles Kepel
ISBN : 0674015754
Genre : History
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Assesses the roots and impact of global terrorism, including the United States' ability to address the Middle East challenge and fault lines in terrorist ideology, outlining conditions for acceptance of Israel and democratization of Islamist and Arab soci
Category: History