The Undiscovered Self

Author: Carl Gustav Jung
Publisher: Signet Book
ISBN: 9780451614278
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A brilliant and searching inquiry into the dilemma of the individual in today's society. "A passionate plea for individual integrity."-The New York Times Book Review.

Malalai Joan Of Arc Of Afghanistan And The Victors Of Maiwand

Author: B.A. Zikria
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
ISBN: 1524577839
Size: 72.98 MB
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A young American physician Dr. Scott Fitzgerald from Pennsylvania sets out on a journey to fulfill his fathers dream by returning to Afghanistan where his father Bryan had spent nearly twenty years as the first American in that remote kingdom. Bryan had befriended Prince Akbar, the hero of First Anglo-Afghan, and won the hearts and minds of Afghans receiving a golden sword and the title of the American Prince. Like his father, Scott wanted to take the Declaration of Independence and the American Constitution to the farthest lands of the world. Following many adventures he joins Prince Ayoub, the hero of the Second Afghan War. Scott travels from Philadelphia across Europe, Russia, Afghanistan, India to the Far East. He returns with lessons learned and truths he discovered and writes them in this book to reach the present and future generations. He regards the American Republic as an indestructible fortress of freedom and democracy that all extremes of left and right factions are inevitably drawn back into the fortress of 'Immortal Ideas'', built by their forefathers with their genius, their fortunes and their lives. Scott believes, as Americans we have never claimed to convert or to rule the world. We just want for others to have the same inalienable rights of life, liberty and pursuit of their own happinesss. Scott quotes a great American, The Constitution of the United States is the impassioned and inspired vehicle by which we travel through history. It grew out of the deepest inspiration of our existence that we are here to serve Him by living free. That living free, releases in us the noble impulses and our best abilities so that we use these precious gifts for good and generous purposes and that we will secure them not just only for ourselves and our children but for all mankind.

Ninth Street Women

Author: Mary Gabriel
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 031622619X
Size: 79.84 MB
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The rich, revealing, and thrilling story of five women whose lives and painting propelled a revolution in modern art, from the National Book Award finalist. Set amid the most turbulent social and political period of modern times, Ninth Street Women is the impassioned, wild, sometimes tragic, always exhilarating chronicle of five women who dared to enter the male-dominated world of twentieth-century abstract painting--not as muses but as artists. From their cold-water lofts, where they worked, drank, fought, and loved, these pioneers burst open the door to the art world for themselves and countless others to come. Gutsy and indomitable, Lee Krasner was a hell-raising leader among artists long before she became part of the modern art world's first celebrity couple by marrying Jackson Pollock. Elaine de Kooning, whose brilliant mind and peerless charm made her the emotional center of the New York School, used her work and words to build a bridge between the avant-garde and a public that scorned abstract art as a hoax. Grace Hartigan fearlessly abandoned life as a New Jersey housewife and mother to achieve stardom as one of the boldest painters of her generation. Joan Mitchell, whose notoriously tough exterior shielded a vulnerable artist within, escaped a privileged but emotionally damaging Chicago childhood to translate her fierce vision into magnificent canvases. And Helen Frankenthaler, the beautiful daughter of a prominent New York family, chose the difficult path of the creative life. Her gamble paid off: At twenty-three she created a work so original it launched a new school of painting. These women changed American art and society, tearing up the prevailing social code and replacing it with a doctrine of liberation. In Ninth Street Women, acclaimed author Mary Gabriel tells a remarkable and inspiring story of the power of art and artists in shaping not just postwar America but the future.

The Fourth Brain A Different Way Of Living

Author: Gina Bribany
Publisher: Balboa Press
ISBN: 1982220953
Size: 51.41 MB
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How many times have you tried to change your reactions to triggers? How long did your effort last? Trying to control emotions requires a lot of effort and energy, and is often not sustainable. We can make cosmetic changes that last for a few weeks or months; however, as it often happens, we find ourselves in unanticipated situations and our default survival reactions appear, reminding us how vulnerable we feel. Why does this happen? Most emotional intelligence models advise techniques to minimize the behaviors and negative reactions instead of addressing the root of the behavior. Gina Bribany’s Original Intelligence Model gives a systemic and sustainable transformation that provides emotional freedom. This opens up avenues to the relief of suffering for oneself and others, which fulfills the purpose of the book and the intention to facilitate the reader’s consciousness.

The Inheritors

Author: Gita Arian Baack, PhD
Publisher: She Writes Press
ISBN: 163152223X
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Our family legacies, both positive and negative, are passed down from one generation to the next in ways that are not fully understood. This secondary form of trauma, which Gita Baack calls “Inherited Trauma,” has not received adequate attention—a failing that perpetuates cycles of pain, hatred, and violence. In The Inheritors, readers are given the opportunity to reflect on the inherited burdens they carry, as well as the resilience that has given them the power of survival. Through engaging stories and unique concepts, readers will learn new ways to explore the unknowns in their legacies, reflect on questions that are posed at the end of each chapter, and begin to write their own story.

The Theory Of War And Peace

Author: Oleg Bazaluk
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
ISBN: 1443879568
Size: 21.34 MB
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This book explores the ontology of war and peace. Using the results of empirical and theoretical research in the field of geophilosophy, as well as neuroscience, psychology, social philosophy and military history, it defines axiomatics of the theory of war and peace; formulates its consequences; tests the theory on the geophilosophy of Europe; and offers a new theoretical basis for the definition of the European Security Strategy. The text proves that war and peace are ways to achieve a regulatory compromise between manifestations of the active principle, which was initially laid in the foundation of the human mentality, and the influence of the external environment through natural selection.