Tragedy and Hope 101Tragedy and Hope 101



The information contained in this book contradicts nearly everything you've been led to believe about democracy and "representative government.

Author: Joseph Plummer

Publisher: Brushfire Publishing

ISBN: 0985728310

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The information contained in this book contradicts nearly everything you've been led to believe about democracy and "representative government." Based on the groundbreaking research of respected historian Carroll Quigley, "Tragedy and Hope 101" reveals an unimaginably devious political system, skillfully manipulated by a handful of elite, which is undermining freedom and democracy as we know it. The goal of those who control the system, in Quigley's own words, is to dominate "all habitable portions of the world." Using deception, theft, and violence, they have achieved more toward this goal than any rulers in human history. However, the Information Age is quickly derailing their plans. The immorality of their system, and those who serve it, has become nearly impossible to hide. Awareness and resistance are growing...Tragedy is yielding to hope.

Islamophobia and the WestIslamophobia and the West



Tragedy & Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom, and Democracy. Brushfire Publishing, 2014. Polk, William R. Understanding Iraq. New York: Harper Collins, 2004. Pravel, K.C. Indian Army after Independence. Lancer, 1987.

Author: Imbesat Daudi

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781000684773

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This book provides an engaging and insightful look into the definitions, discourse and experiences of Islamophobia and its steady rise since 9/11. It analyses concepts and binaries that are drawn around discussions on civilization, religious dogma, violence, and race. Is there a link between Islam and violence? Why does the West feel threatened by it? The author critically examines these questions and the birth of hate politics which packages hate in a marketable format and often demonizes victims. It also looks at the role of the media in the West in perpetuating stereotypes and its consequences and the nature of war reportage in Islamic countries while deconstructing the narrative of the clash of civilizations. Topical and lucid, this book is a must-read for students and scholars of sociology, international relations, peace and conflict studies, political science, Islamic studies and for other readers interested in these topics.

Depressive RealismDepressive Realism



Gilligan, C. & Richards, D.A.J. (2009) The Deepening Darkness: Patriarchy, Resistance, and Democracy's Future. New York: Cambridge University ... Plummer, J. (2014) Tragedy and Hope 101: The Illusion of Justice, Freedom and Democracy.

Author: Colin Feltham

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317584834

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Depressive Realism argues that people with mild-to-moderate depression have a more accurate perception of reality than non-depressives. Depressive realism is a worldview of human existence that is essentially negative, and which challenges assumptions about the value of life and the institutions claiming to answer life’s problems. Drawing from central observations from various disciplines, this book argues that a radical honesty about human suffering might initiate wholly new ways of thinking, in everyday life and in clinical practice for mental health, as well as in academia. Divided into sections that reflect depressive realism as a worldview spanning all academic disciplines, chapters provide examples from psychology, psychotherapy, philosophy and more to suggest ways in which depressive realism can critique each discipline and academia overall. This book challenges the tacit hegemony of contemporary positive thinking, as well as the standard assumption in cognitive behavioural therapy that depressed individuals must have cognitive distortions. It also appeals to the utility of depressive realism for its insights, its pursuit of truth, as well its emphasis on the importance of learning from negativity and failure. Arguments against depressive realism are also explored. This book makes an important contribution to our understanding of depressive realism within an interdisciplinary context. It will be of key interest to academics, researchers and postgraduates in the fields of psychology, mental health, psychotherapy, history and philosophy. It will also be of great interest to psychologists, psychotherapists and counsellors.

Bulletin of the Atomic ScientistsBulletin of the Atomic Scientists



Nevertheless, the Tibetans, like the Taiwanese, should harbor no illusion that the United States will ever act on its ... Tibet's only hope is the extraordinary efforts of the Dalai Lama and his followers in exile at Dharamsala, India, ...

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The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists is the premier public resource on scientific and technological developments that impact global security. Founded by Manhattan Project Scientists, the Bulletin's iconic "Doomsday Clock" stimulates solutions for a safer world.

Cincinnati MagazineCincinnati Magazine



Jason Fagone, associate editor, set out to tell the story of someone entangled in the justice system. ... Even if his 11 -year-old future holds the most modest of freedoms — a slightly later bedtime, a new Game Boy, whatever — he's ...

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Cincinnati Magazine taps into the DNA of the city, exploring shopping, dining, living, and culture and giving readers a ringside seat on the issues shaping the region.