He carefully clarifies fascism's relation to other ideas that also mold our thinking. Dr. Dr. Veith shows how fascism is shaping society, unwittingly as well as knowingly. This book clearly defines fascism as a complex core of ideas that exalts the nation-state or race, disregards the individual and the individual's rights, employs thought control and strict regimentation, and disregards moral objectivity.
Modern Fascism #ad - Veith exposes, explains, and counsels without dogmatically prescribing responses. He convincingly demonstrates that Christian theology provides a useful framework for acquiring and for integrating knowledge and doesn't stifle the pursuit of truth.
Seven Men Who Rule the World From the GraveMoody Publishers #ad - As we continue to unknowingly subscribe to their philosophies, John Maynard Keynes, John Dewey, Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, we keep the grave open for Charles Darwin, Julius Wellhausen, and Soren Kierkegaard. He also reminds us of the only man whose life and words we can trust completely- Jesus Christ.
Seven Men Who Rule the World From the Grave #ad - They generated philosophies that have been ardently grasped by masses of people but are erroneous and antiscriptural. They continue to rule because they have altered the thinking of society. Dave breese warns us of the dangers of believing unreservedly the ideas of these seven men. Today these ideas pervade our schools, businesses, homes, and even the church.
. Though their bodies lie cold and dormant, the grave cannot contain the influence these seven men have had on today's world.
The World: Life and Travel 1950-2000W. W. Norton & Company #ad - To read it is to take an epic armchair journey through the last half of twentieth-century history. A san francisco chronicle Best Book of 2003. With eyewitness accounts of such seminal moments as the first successful ascent of Everest, and the handover of Hong Kong, the Eichmann trial, the fall of the Berlin Wall, The World promises to create an entirely new generation of Jan Morris readers.
The travel book of the season. Craig seligman, new york times book reviewthe first book to distill Jan Morris's entire body of work into one volume, The World is a magnum opus by the most-celebrated travel writer in the world. A breathtakingly vivid guide to our greatest cosmopolitan cities and cultures from Manhattan to Venice and from Baghdad to Barbados, this book assembles fifty years of Morris's finest travel writing.
Testament of Youth: An Autobiographical Study Of The Years 1900-1925Weidenfeld & Nicolson #ad - This classic memoir of the First World War is now a major motion picture starring Alicia Vikander and Kit Harington. Includes an afterword by Kate Mosse OBE. In 1914 vera brittain was 20, and as war was declared she was preparing to study at Oxford. A passionate record of a lost generation, and has lost none of its power to shock, it made Vera Brittain one of the best-loved writers of her time, move and enthral readers since its first publication in 1933.
Four years later her life - and the life of her whole generation - had changed in a way that would have been unimaginable in the tranquil pre-war era. Testament of youth, one of the most famous autobiographies of the first World War, is Brittain's account of how she survived those agonising years; how she lost the man she loved; how she nursed the wounded and how she emerged into an altered world.
Life and Death in ShanghaiFlamingo #ad - A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. A first-hand account of China's cultural revolution. When she was released from prison she was told that her daughter had committed suicide. All attempts to make her confess to the charges of being a British spy failed; all efforts to indoctrinate her were met by a steadfast and fearless refusal to accept the terms offered by her interrogators.
. Nien cheng, an anglophile and fluent english-speaker who worked for Shell in Shanghai under Mao, was put under house arrest by Red Guards in 1966 and subsequently jailed. In fact meiping had been beaten to death by Maoist revolutionaries.
A Call to Conscience: The Landmark Speeches of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Grand Central Publishing #ad - Includes contributions from Rosa Parks, Aretha Franklin, the Dalai Lama, and many others. Includes the text of his most well-known oration, and "Beyond Vietnam", "I Have a Dream", his acceptance speech for the Nobel Peace Prize, a powerful plea to end the ongoing conflict. Martin luther King, Jr". This companion volume to "A Knock At Midnight: Inspiration from the Great Sermons of Rev.
The Thinking Toolbox: Thirty-Five Lessons That Will Build Your Reasoning SkillsChristian Logic #ad - It's useful and great comedy at the same time. Sarah age 11 --studentthis book is like a toolbox, full of different kinds of tools you can use for different thinking tasks. The thinking toolbox has been the best selling text for teaching critical thinking skills and introduction to logic for over 15 years.
The bluedorns have certainly achieved their goal of creating a logic textbook that is neither boring nor distant, enjoyable, approachable, but rather informative, and valuable. Jordan J. Just as you use the wrench in a regular tool box to fix the sink, so you can use the tools we give you in this book to solve thinking problems.
The Thinking Toolbox: Thirty-Five Lessons That Will Build Your Reasoning Skills #ad - When it is dumb to argue- using the scientific method- five rules of brainstorming- Who has a reason to lie?- How to analyze opposing viewpoints- How to analyze evidence and sources- How to list reasons why you believe something- And much moreWe wrote this book for children and adults who want to learn logic and critical thinking skills.
Ballor at the acton institute --acton Institute web site"I think the best part of The Thinking Toolbox would be the examples because they are hilarious. Parents and teachers, as well as anybody who wants to learn logic, will find The Thinking Toolbox easy to use and practical. Features:- fun to use not dry like a math textbook- can be used after The Fallacy Detective- Introductory teaches skills you can use right away- Self-teaching format- For ages thirteen and older- Over 60 cartoon illustrations by Richard LaPierre.
. I would highly recommend this book.
Brideshead RevisitedLittle, Brown and Company #ad - At once romantic, comic, and somber, brideshead Revisited transcends Waugh's early satiric explorations and reveals him to be an elegiac, sensuous, lyrical novelist of the utmost feeling and lucidity. A genuine literary masterpiece. Time"Heartbreakingly beautiful. The twentieth century's finest English novel.
Brideshead Revisited #ad - Los angeles Times. Selected by modern library as one of the 100 best novels of the century and called "Evelyn Waugh's finest achievement" by the New York Times, duty, Brideshead Revisited is a stunning exploration of desire, and memory. The wellsprings of desire and the impediments to love come brilliantly into focus in Evelyn Waugh's masterpiece -- a novel that immerses us in the glittering and seductive world of English aristocracy in the waning days of the empire.
Through the story of charles ryder's entanglement with the Flytes, a great Catholic family, Evelyn Waugh charts the passing of the privileged world he knew in his own youth and vividly recalls the sensuous pleasures denied him by wartime austerities.
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show BusinessPenguin Books #ad - Amusing ourselves to death is a prophetic look at what happens when politics, education, journalism, and even religion become subject to the demands of entertainment. It is also a blueprint for regaining control of our media, so that they can serve our highest goals. A brilliant, powerful, and important book.
What happens when media and politics become forms of entertainment? As our world begins to look more and more like Orwell's 1984, Neil's Postman's essential guide to the modern media is more relevant than ever. It's unlikely that trump has ever read Amusing Ourselves to Death, but his ascent would not have surprised Postman.
Amusing Ourselves to Death: Public Discourse in the Age of Show Business #ad - Cnnoriginally published in 1985, neil postman’s groundbreaking polemic about the corrosive effects of television on our politics and public discourse has been hailed as a twenty-first-century book published in the twentieth century. This is an indictment that Postman has laid down and, so far as I can see, an irrefutable one.
Jonathan yardley, The Washington Post Book World. Now, with television joined by more sophisticated electronic media—from the Internet to cell phones to DVDs—it has taken on even greater significance.
The Mind of the Maker: The Expression of Faith through Creativity and ArtOpen Road Media #ad - More than any other group, artists feel impelled to create, and this urge brings them closer to God. In this searching, wide-ranging treatise, one of the greatest minds of the twentieth century shows us what it means to be an artist—and what it takes to make humankind. Dorothy L. Sayers explores the concept of the Holy Trinity within the context of invention: the creative idea, the creative energy, and the creative power.
An investigation into the nature of God and creativity from the author of the Lord Peter Wimsey Mysteries, with an introduction by Madeleine L’Engle. By contemplating the creative drive of humanity, and by reading deeply into the tenets of Christianity, we can better understand the works of God, we can better understand the creative spirit of man.
The Mind of the Maker: The Expression of Faith through Creativity and Art #ad - From the first pages of genesis, it is clear that God and man share one vital trait: the ability to create great works out of nothing.
The Marketing of Evil: How Radicals, Elitists, and Pseudo-Experts Sell Us Corruption Disguised as FreedomWND Books #ad - But they have fallen victim to some of the most stunningly brilliant and compelling marketing campaigns in modern history. The marketing of evil, reveals how much of what Americans once almost universally abhorred has been packaged, gift-wrapped, now out in paperback, perfumed, and sold to them as though it had great value.
The Marketing of Evil: How Radicals, Elitists, and Pseudo-Experts Sell Us Corruption Disguised as Freedom #ad - Highly skilled marketers, generosity, playing on our sense of fairness, and tolerance, have persuaded us to embrace as enlightened and noble that which all previous generations since America's founding regarded as grossly self-destructive—in a word, evil. Americans have come to tolerate, embrace, and even champion many things—from easy divorce and unrestricted abortion-on-demand to extreme body piercing and teaching homosexuality to grade-schoolers—that would have horrified previous generations.
Does that mean today's mainstream Americans are inherently more morally confused and depraved than previous generations? Of course not, says veteran journalist David Kupelian.