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Greed Lust Addiction

Greed Lust Addiction ebook ISBN: 1684663687
Publisher: Notion Press
Author: Ravi Dabral
Number of Pages: 320 
File: greed-lust-addiction.pdf
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Materialism is the mantra of the modern generation, whose motto is to ‘eat, drink and be merry’. This philosophy gives rise to ‘greed, lust and addiction’ which are vices within us. As against this, spiritualism believes in having ‘ virtues, values and morals’ to live a contented, stress-free and purposeful life. This is the journey of an investigative journalist, thrillingly revealing mysteries of the corrupt material world. Believing in following the virtuous, righteous and spiritual path in life, how far will he succeed in a society dominated by corrupt politicians, unscrupulous greedy businessmen, puppet media, insensitive police, and even a biased judiciary? Will he survive in the midst of the powerful lobbies who have scant regard for human life? Or will he be crushed like a beetle under a booted foot, as everyone predicts? Or will he be able to stand up just with the help of a handful of yogis of the Himalayan ashrams and their spiritual followers? A novel with lots of twists, turns, conflicts, romance, emotions, drama, suspense, thrill and action, promising a mesmerising reading experience…

Trading on Target

Trading on Target ebook ISBN: 1118086775
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Author: Adrienne Toghraie
Number of Pages: 272 
File: trading-on-target.pdf
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A leading trainer of traders explains the process and pitfalls to trading success While advances in trading tools and technology have increased the potential for capturing profits, the fact is that if you're mentally unprepared to enter today's markets, you'll probably end up making many costly mistakes. Nobody understands this better than Adrienne Toghraie, an expert Trader's Success Coach and master practitioner of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) for the financial and business communities. Now, with Trading on Target, she shares her extensive experiences—as well as the stories of real-world traders—to help you overcome the self-imposed limitations keeping you from reaching trading success. Engaging and informative, this accessible guide takes a detailed look at what you need to become a psychologically, and emotionally, mature trader. Page by page, Toghraie pulls it all together and reveals the attitudes, perceptions, and insights that will allow you to excel at this difficult endeavor. Along the way, she also provides practical solutions to dealing with the oldest hang-ups commonly found among those who aspire to succeed in trading, and offers advice on how to gain and maintain self-discipline in today's dynamic markets. Shows how to overcome the various obstacles to becoming a top trader Explores how you can let go of emotional states that can affect your trading Offers insights on taking the right action and making better trading decisions Reveals how to expand yourself in order to reach the next level of trading success Wherever you are in your ability as a trader, there is always room to grow. Adrienne Toghraie has seen this firsthand during her twenty-one years in the business of working on trader discipline. With this book, she'll help you develop a winning trading mindset and put you in a better position to break through the barriers that have been holding you back.

Coming Full Circle: One Woman’S Journey Through Spiritual Crisis

Coming Full Circle: One Woman’S Journey Through Spiritual Crisis ebook ISBN: 1493189271
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: Carol L. Noyes
Number of Pages: 284 
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Her journey of recovery from bipolar disorder and her insights are described in this book, an autobiography of Carol Noyes. When Carol went through mid-life crisis in the spring of 2006 her world was turned upside-down. Carol was able to wean herself off drugs, after over four years on psychiatric medications. She found natural alternatives that effectively helped her to recover and to lead a productive life. Carol believes that the current medical paradigm is inadequate and often unable to help individuals to heal and to bounce back. Carol nearly died from a combination of the swine flu and lithium poisoning. Her descent to the bottom of the metaphorical well provided the impetus for her to research non-drug therapies. These therapies, along with faith, hope, and courage, brought Carol back to a peaceful life. Carol recounts her life and investigates the factors that precipitated imbalance. She writes about her extraordinary experiences during expanded states of consciousness. She also delves into the world of symbols and mythologies, describing how they became poignant for her. Carol calls her experience a time of spiritual awakening; a time of developing self-esteem, learning to love herself, and finding her true purpose. She hopes that her insights will help others going through spiritual crisis. Those interested in humanistic psychology, personal growth, and spirituality may find this book fascinating.


China ebook ISBN: 9780674018280
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Author: John King Fairbank,Merle Goldman
Number of Pages: 560 
File: china.pdf
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John King Fairbank was the West's doyen on China, and this book is the full and final expression of his lifelong engagement with this vast ancient civilization. The distinguished historian Merle Goldman brings the book up to date and provides an epilogue discussing the changes in contemporary China that will shape the nation in the years to come.


THE SNEAKY GREED ebook ISBN: 149316094X
Publisher: Xlibris Corporation
Author: M.R. Bamigbade
Number of Pages: 147 
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Every human being in this world has a natural way of competing aggressively with one another; whether during their youth or when we are progressing in age. In fact, the idea never completely dies in us, but it is minimized as age takes its toll on us. As time passes, we later reveal our competitive edge either openly or secretly, while not wanting people to know what we are going to do amongst our playmates, companions, friends and even our neighbors. Furthermore, we hide our competitive mood despite our looking forward to using it to acquire our goal. Yet, we do not allow anybody, including our parents, to convince us to cease from achieving our competitive advantage. Although our desire for advantage may be rudimentary in our minds; we still always strive to achieve it by all means possible. As it is yet burning in our minds, discouraging pieces of advice from rivals are persuading us to step aside. Be it so, all that we are thinking about is to keep persevering in our competiveness, and not to give up as we are sensing that opportunity is the momentum for competing successfully. Immediately, as we are tuned to market competition, we stick to it and remain firm so as remain in business. As we are prospering in the market, we quickly set our minds on how to maximize the profit on our products. Since our aim is to keep on maximizing profit, we do not encourage any other firm with a similar product to compete close to our location. The point of view is that selfishness on our part has caused us to think that a firm has the power to monopolize market competition. Thus, to prevent an unfair monopoly government establishes regulations to protect and control deceitful marketing tactics. On the other hand, displaying avariciousness is not an abnormal trait, but one that is naturally embedded in us. However, this natural characteristic can get to the point where it surfaces and becomes observable by others. Although human beings may use a common technique to obtain profits for themselves, we criticize those who do so when it leads to excess. Avarice is displayed in everybody when we see valuable materials at our disposal and our eyes become affixed to them and we grab them like a hungry dog that cannot eat moderately; but tries to consume everything within its reach while leaving some small portion for any other dog that is just as hungry. Hence, it behooves us to remind ourselves that the live and let live scenario makes life worthy living.


Creativity ebook ISBN:
Publisher: Tarcher
Author: Matthew Fox
Number of Pages: 244 
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Drawn from sermons and lectures that have electrified listeners, here is a concise, powerful meditation on the nature of creativity from Episcopal priest and radical theologian Matthew Fox. Creativity is Fox at his most dynamic: It is immensely practical and leaves the reader with a message to take into action in life. Fox tantalizingly suggests that the most prayerful, most spiritually powerful act a person can undertake is to create, at his or her own level, with a consciousness of where that gift arises from.

Addicted to Reform

Addicted to Reform ebook ISBN: 1620972433
Publisher: The New Press
Author: John Merrow
Number of Pages: 224 
File: addicted-to-reform.pdf
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The prize-winning PBS correspondent's provocative antidote to America’s misguided approaches to K-12 school reform During an illustrious four-decade career at NPR and PBS, John Merrow—winner of the George Polk Award, the Peabody Award, and the McGraw Prize—reported from every state in the union, as well as from dozens of countries, on everything from the rise of district-wide cheating scandals and the corporate greed driving an ADD epidemic to teacher-training controversies and America’s obsession with standardized testing. Along the way, he taught in a high school, at a historically black college, and at a federal penitentiary. Now, the revered education correspondent of PBS NewsHour distills his best thinking on education into a twelve-step approach to fixing a K–12 system that Merrow describes as being “addicted to reform” but unwilling to address the real issue: American public schools are ill-equipped to prepare young people for the challenges of the twenty-first century. This insightful book looks at how to turn digital natives into digital citizens and why it should be harder to become a teacher but easier to be one. Merrow offers smart, essential chapters—including “Measure What Matters,” and “Embrace Teachers”—that reflect his countless hours spent covering classrooms as well as corridors of power. His signature candid style of reportage comes to life as he shares lively anecdotes, schoolyard tales, and memories that are at once instructive and endearing. Addicted to Reform is written with the kind of passionate concern that could come only from a lifetime devoted to the people and places that constitute the foundation of our nation. It is a “big book” that forms an astute and urgent blueprint for providing a quality education to every American child.

From greed to wellbeing

From greed to wellbeing ebook ISBN: 1447318951
Publisher: Policy Press
Author: Magnuson, Joel
Number of Pages: 256 
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Despite our fitful attempts over decades at reform, the global financial system seems caught in cycles of boom and bust, instability, and scandal. In this timely new book, Joel Magnuson builds on the classic works of E. F. Schumacher and other kindred spirits to provide a Buddhist economics perspective on this recurring pattern, and offers new possibilities for real change. The book centers on the belief that greed, aggression, and delusion (Buddhism’s “three poisons”) are embedded within our financial institutions and that they perpetuate the continued widespread attachment to endless economic growth and financial accumulation that are responsible for social and ecological malaise. Arguing that mainstream economics fails to adequately address this cycle, Magnuson presents a new framework of Buddhist economics, helping readers gain a deeper understanding of current economic problems and offering a course toward genuine wellbeing.

The Fourteen Lives of Matt Perry

The Fourteen Lives of Matt Perry ebook ISBN: 1438940084
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Author: Matthew Perry
Number of Pages: 236 
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Who can say how words in this book will be received ? Will readers respond to a message about immigration and resilience ? I know my own reaction. I came to the conclusion that nobody would buy in. That was a switch because I had believed people would eat up my every word. As I wrote, a change came over me. I began to believe that my words would also change others. Even Warren Buffett, the modern King Midas. I began to see that my book was not just about emigration and resilience but also about repentance and redemption. I accepted the notion that this was my Pactolus, the river which had lifted the burden of greed and threat from Midas, whose food and drink---and daughter---turned into gold at his touch. Suddenly, Midas was free to live like a person who could touch his food, drink and family members without bad results. He was freed from his addiction to wealth. ---------------------------- My 77-year-span unfolded before my eyes. I recorded all traumas in detail---a million words, hundreds of pages. Slowly, I began to understand that I was having a conversion experience. -------------------------- I went from admiration and love of pennies, nickels, dimes, riches, wealth---an addicted state of mind---to the realization that I had a condition which I call Buffett mania. As Buffett's biographer Schroeder wrote this year, Buffett did not control money. Rather, money controlled Warren Buffett. In Omaha, Buffett stole his sister's bicycle--because he wanted a trade-in as he bought a bicycle for himself. He shop-lifted golf balls at Sears in Washington so he could sell balls himself. During my careers as chemical engineer and stock-market analyst, I observed Buffett mania in my engineering and business associates but overlooked my addiction. I still have traces of this mental illness. Now I have decided to be a man---to confront Warren Buffett with my book. Buffett's biographer describes his mania in a new biography, The Snowball. American preoccupation with economics played a part in Warren Buffett's so-called success and so-called wealth. ----------------------------- There is an antidote to the poison of addiction to greed---and that is this book, My Fourteen Lives. My resilience, which saved my life 13 times, is nothing less than a gift from God, who will also save Warren Buffett from his greed. It's not just about my life and that of Warren Buffett because 500,000 other lives hang in the balance. Addiction to greed has targeted many victims for a hellish life and death. Time for repentance and redemption ! Time to give away your money, Mr. Buffett. In your own lifetime. Do it yourself. As Carnegie did. As Rockefeller did. As Morgan did. Time for everybody on "Wall Street" to refuse the end-of-year bonus. Buy books instead. Buy The Snowball: Warren Buffett and the business of life. $35 for 960 pages ! Buy My Fourteen Lives: the many lives of Matthew Valentin Perry Give them as presents. Read them yourself. ( You never know...)


Addiction ebook ISBN: 9781565100947
Publisher: Greenhaven Press, Incorporated
Author: Bradley Steffens,JoAnne Buggey
Number of Pages: 36 
File: addiction.pdf
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Offers different views on the topic of drugs, concentrating on their addictive nature, and includes critical thinking activities

The Taste of Champagne Urge

The Taste of Champagne Urge ebook ISBN: 1491882999
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Author: Lyndon Walters
Number of Pages: 576 
File: the-taste-of-champagne-urge.pdf
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“... it will be a ‘Number 1 Book Seller’ around the world” -Dawn Gobourne- Librarian, Marcus Garvey Library, London “The Taste of Champagne Urge by Lyndon Walters . . . needs to be given credit for attempting an unusual concept . . . The central plot is dreamt up by two brains. . . The identity of the person in whose head the two brains reside, is a mystery almost till the very end of the novel .The author’s aim with this book is to analyze human behavior . . . definitely worth a read and I would recommend it to all readers”. -Online Book Club “What a fantastic work by Lyndon Walters! I do honestly believe that this huge piece of writing would be turned to a futuristic movie series . . . put together in one of the clearest contrast of writing in relating complex ideas and stories . . . what a perfect way to narrate a story about Man, Love, Relationship, Politics and Ruler- ship in a dramatic and futuristic symbolism”. -Godson Azu - Writer and Commentator, BenTV/Freevoiceradio London “Lyndon Walters debut novel is an unputdownable epic of gargamtuan proportions literally and literarily . . . a plot and diversions that take you on a rollercoaster of a narrative that is relentless in its grip . . . To capture what its all about in a précis would be like unlocking the secret of the universe in a sentence . . . Cannot recommend it enough”. -Dotun Adebayo BBC Radio “The author effectively creates an alternate reality and through it challenges the audience to explore the things they often take for granted . . . he cleverly creates a complex and complicated narrative and elevates the genre into one that will resonate with audiences of all stripes . . . several similar books have been adapted and produced into films to both critical and financial successes including The Matrix and Cloud Atlas . . . audiences around the world will one day enjoy The Taste of Champagne Urge”. -Lawrence Koster – Hollywood Treatment Film Screen Writer


Interfaces ebook ISBN:
Author: N.A
Number of Pages: N.A 
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Seeks to improve communication between managers and professionals in OR/MS.

Addicted God Lover

Addicted God Lover ebook ISBN: 1491879734
Publisher: Author House
Author: Victor Charles Okafor
Number of Pages: 68 
File: addicted-god-lover.pdf
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Addicted God lover is a book written to rekindle and restore the passion and zeal for God’s Kingdom in the hearts of His people. Many people are addicted to so many things today: drugs, cigarettes, alcohol, women, fame, politics, terrorism, money, occultism, the list goes on. And the implication is that all these people depend on these bad habits for daily survival. Therefore, God’s people the ecclesia should be more addicted to the work of God, His Kingdom principles to make a lasting impact in this generation.

Addicted to Profit

Addicted to Profit ebook ISBN: 0748670343
Publisher: Edinburgh University Press
Author: Stuart Sim
Number of Pages: 208 
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In what is both a critique and a manifesto for cultural change, Stuart Sim explains what we could be doing to cure our addiction to profit, why we ought to be doing it, and how to set about achieving it. Life needn't all be about profit.

Message in a Bottle

Message in a Bottle ebook ISBN:
Author: Jefferson A. Singer,Jefferson Singer
Number of Pages: 336 
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This series of intimate and penetrating portraits of male addicts provides a unique window onto how men relate to drugs and alcohol--and why so many are drawn to these substances. Poignant and deeply moving, "Message in a Bottle" brings readers to a fuller understanding of these men and the world in which they live.

Our Spiritual Crisis

Our Spiritual Crisis ebook ISBN: 0812697537
Publisher: Open Court
Author: Michael N. Nagler
Number of Pages: 200 
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Michael Nagler argues that problems now faced by American society spring from a false way of looking at the world,based on the premise that material things are fundamental, consciousness merely derivative. He advocates a return to the ancient and Eastern spritual view that consciousness is fundamental. In developing a new conception of the universe and applying it to our social problems, Dr. Nagler explains how we can best oppose war, consumerism, commercialism, scientism, and the spiritual hollowness of modern life. Commentary by Lewis S. Mudge.

Addiction to Comfort

Addiction to Comfort ebook ISBN: 1477203605
Publisher: AuthorHouse
Author: Richard Kay
Number of Pages: 286 
File: addiction-to-comfort.pdf
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Addiction to Comfort SECRETS OF ALWAYS MAKING APPROPRIATE MORAL CHOICES? In regard to all Addictions, I find it is impossible to arrive at an objective and constant standard of truth and morality without bringing Jesus Christ onto the podium. If an important standard of truth and morality exists, it cannot be the product of the sinner, or it will not be impartial or decisive. It must be the result of a far greater Mind, that of the Christ Jesus. If a constant and unchanging truth exists, it must be beyond human timelines, or it will not be continuous, it must be everlasting. If a universal choice of "right versus wrong" exists, it must go beyond individual understanding, or it will not be "universal." It must be above us all. However, absolute truth must be something or someone to free the addicted that is common to all humanity, and to creation. All is found in one person, and He Jesus Christ is the source of all truth. He is the secret of always making appropriate moral choices.....For in each conflict we have....positions' us in charge of determining what, is the correct moral choice we can put forward? If our instant thought and or our comeback is that of self-deceptive "ends justify the means," your determination is flawed. If your response may be however difficult, but you choose to preserve and improve not only your own human life, integrity and self-respect, you have chosen not to take over Gods role as Creator and Sovereignty over your conflict. Be hopeful and please God, but never partake as God. ...... RICHARD KAY


Dopesick ebook ISBN: 0316551287
Publisher: Hachette UK
Author: Beth Macy
Number of Pages: 384 
File: dopesick.pdf
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Journalist Beth Macy's definitive account of America's opioid epidemic "masterfully interlaces stories of communities in crisis with dark histories of corporate greed and regulatory indifference" (New York Times) -- from the boardroom to the courtroom and into the living rooms of Americans. In this extraordinary work, Beth Macy takes us into the epicenter of a national drama that has unfolded over two decades. From the labs and marketing departments of big pharma to local doctor's offices; wealthy suburbs to distressed small communities in Central Appalachia; from distant cities to once-idyllic farm towns; the spread of opioid addiction follows a tortuous trajectory that illustrates how this crisis has persisted for so long and become so firmly entrenched. Beginning with a single dealer who lands in a small Virginia town and sets about turning high school football stars into heroin overdose statistics, Macy sets out to answer a grieving mother's question-why her only son died-and comes away with a gripping, unputdownable story of greed and need. From the introduction of OxyContin in 1996, Macy investigates the powerful forces that led America's doctors and patients to embrace a medical culture where overtreatment with painkillers became the norm. In some of the same communities featured in her bestselling book Factory Man, the unemployed use painkillers both to numb the pain of joblessness and pay their bills, while privileged teens trade pills in cul-de-sacs, and even high school standouts fall prey to prostitution, jail, and death. Through unsparing, compelling, and unforgettably humane portraits of families and first responders determined to ameliorate this epidemic, each facet of the crisis comes into focus. In these politically fragmented times, Beth Macy shows that one thing uniting Americans across geographic, partisan, and class lines is opioid drug abuse. But even in the midst of twin crises in drug abuse and healthcare, Macy finds reason to hope and ample signs of the spirit and tenacity that are helping the countless ordinary people ensnared by addiction build a better future for themselves, their families, and their communities. "An impressive feat of journalism, monumental in scope and urgent in its implications." -- Jennifer Latson, The Boston Globe

Fear, Greed and Panic

Fear, Greed and Panic ebook ISBN:
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Author: David B. Cohen,David G. Cohen
Number of Pages: 308 
File: fear-greed-and-panic.pdf
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Written in a jargon-free style, this book contains fascinating case histories on companies and individuals and includes and amusing psychological quiz which will help the reader understand their own attitude to risk and therefore guide them when making investment decisions. Includes a useful glossary of psychological and investment terms.