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Greed Lust Addiction

By Ravi Dabral
  • ISBN Code: : 1684663687
  • Publisher : Notion Press
  • Pages : 320
  • Category : Fiction
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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…

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Though references to it are scattered in the writings of Klein and Winnicott, the topic of greed has drawn meagre attention from contemporary psychoanalysts. This book fills that lacuna. Noting that the inconsolable, relentless, and coercive dimensions of such hunger have profoundly destructive impact upon the self and its objects, Greed: Developmental, Cultural, and Clinical Realms sheds light on the emotion's myriad manifestations as well as its camouflage by the ego's defensive operations. Issues of childhood deprivation, adolescent novelty-seeking, and clinging to the object-world toward the end of life are examined. The avarice that prevails in today's business world is discussed, as is the deleterious impact of greed upon marital relations. More to the clinician's interest, the book highlights the various ways in which greed makes its appearance during treatment, taking into account the tabooed topic of the analyst's own greed for money, prestige, and intellectual prowess. A remarkable contribution, indeed!

Addictions a Banquet in the Grave

By Edward T. Welch
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  • Publisher : New Growth Press
  • Book Code : 1936768135
  • Total of Pages : 320
  • Category : Religion
  • Members : 119
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Book Short Summary:

There is an accepted tradition among those who struggle with addictions that goes something like this: helping yourself will help others, and helping others will help yourself. If an alcoholic learns to "take his soul to task," it will bless family, friends, co-workers, and probably many others. If that same alcoholic looks out for the needs of others, and goes out of his or her way to serve another drinker, then that person will most certainly be blessed in some way. The reader will probably come to this book with a particular role in mind. For example, many might read with the idea of helping others. But as they dig into Scripture's teaching on the reckless nature of the human heart and its rich teaching on self-control, it prompts one to acknowledge their own need for help as well. So thinking about your own struggles is the best way to start. Welch’s book admonishes the reader to be sure to look for addictions in their own hearts and lives. Even though the focus of this book will be primarily on drugs and alcohol—prototypic addictions—the basic ideas are relevant to all kinds of sins that are not easily cast off. What is the basic point of this book? Theology makes a difference. It is the infrastructure of our lives. Build it poorly and the building will eventually collapse in ruins. Build it well and you will be prepared for anything. The basic theology for addictions is that the root problem goes deeper than our genetic makeup. Addictions are ultimately a disorder of worship. Will we worship ourselves and our own desires or will we worship the true God?

The Erotic Screen

By Thomas Wolman
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  • Publisher : Phoenix Publishing House
  • Book Code : 1912691280
  • Total of Pages : 256
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 292
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Book Short Summary:

The Erotic Screen takes as its starting point that Hollywood movies were steeped in eroticism from the beginning but censorship forced filmmakers to devise hidden sexual subtexts to preserve a film’s subliminal eroticism. In this way, Hollywood films seed our collective psyches with unconscious subtexts. Science fiction films are particularly effective, using horror to induce sexual excitement, as studied in ‘Part I: The nature of desire in a trio of science fiction thrillers.’ Another device was to display unrestricted consumption of alcohol and tobacco and gratuitous spending. Today, this is a cliché of mainstream cinema but some filmmakers expose the dark underbelly. The five films scrutinized in ‘Part II: Portraits of addiction in Hollywood melodrama’ make explicit the connections between greed, addictions, and sexuality. Finally, in ‘Part III: Perverse desire in mainstream cinema,’ the nuanced position toward the psychosexual obsessions on view in the films is investigated by posing the provocative question of whether S&M practice can work as a “cure” for psychic suffering, by raising the alarm over sexuality run amok in a suburban community, and by offering a devastating critique of voyeurism’s “fatal attraction” to viewers. The Erotic Screen is an investigation of the nature of human sexuality through the medium of film. It stirs up discussion and debate – and helps these movies live on in our minds.

Learning to D.A.N.C.E. With Your Demons: A Guide to Self Transformation

By Francesca Flood, Ed.D.
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  • Publisher : Hope Verdad LLC
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 119
  • Category : Body, Mind & Spirit
  • Members : 620
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Book Short Summary:

This is not your typical self-help book that tells you how great you are, pats you on the back, and sends you on your way to buy the next book. It is for individuals who desire courageous content, not just audacious titles. Learning to D.A.N.C.E. With Your Demons will challenge you to take a closer and more truthful look at yourself. It will cause you to think critically, confront certain aspects of who you are, and see yourself through a lens of honesty. We cannot become the best version of ourselves until we understand and excavate the darker parts of our human nature. It may touch a nerve, may piss you off, and even cause a defensive, "That's not me,"response. That's okay because it means you're really reading the book. Learning to D.A.N.C.E. With Your Demons offers you an alternative self-transformational guide that asks you to become a better person, and in doing so, become a better member of society. "It is written in such an accessible manner. She definitely has a gift for writing and storytelling. It reminds me of reading Elisabeth Kubler Ross's book in college, and the impact it can have, but with a much more positive approach. It has to be the most interesting approach to factor analysis I have ever seen!!" - Janet Martin, Ph.D. Professor of Government & Legal Studies - Bowdoin College "...the book is grounded in the cognitive behavioral school of counseling which emphasizes the present rather than focusing on peoples' previous experiences,e.g. childhood... The author, in addition to being an academic possessing an Ed.D., is a gifted wordsmith. " -Michael Klausner, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Sociology & Organizational Behavior University of Pittsburgh - Bradford "... it is refreshing to encounter a narrative that is loaded with helpful insights about how to achieve authentic self-discovery and wholesome healing.This book offers helpful tips for deep awakening and realization. D.A.N.C.E.describes this process with eloquence, grace, and candor. I highly recommend this book for anyone interested in the quest for inner peace, joy, and transformation." - Akintunde E. Akinade, Ph.D., Professor of Theology, Georgetown University in Qatar "We live in a world with scarcity - perceived or real - feeding resentment, explaining caste systems, fostering social divides. This book takes a closer look into the same world and asks us to consider abundance and compassion by finding these qualities within ourselves. LeeAnn Womack sings, "...when you get the choice to sit it out or dance," I join with Ms. Womack and hope you D.A.N.C.E.!" - Judith K. Gwathmey, V.M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine and Physiology - Boston University School of Medicine.

The Fears of the Rich, The Needs of the Poor

By William W. Foege
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  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Book Code : 1421425300
  • Total of Pages : 280
  • Category : Medical
  • Members : 900
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Book Short Summary:

The Fears of the Rich, The Needs of the Poor is an inviting but unvarnished account of that career and offers a plethora of lessons for those interested in public health.

Dirty Magic

By Jaye Wells
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  • Publisher : Orbit
  • Book Code : 0316228443
  • Total of Pages : 416
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 965
  • Pdf File: dirty-magic.pdf

Book Short Summary:

MAGIC IS A DRUG. CAREFUL HOW YOU USE IT. The Magical Enforcement Agency keeps dirty magic off the streets, but there's a new blend out there that's as deadly as it is elusive. When patrol cop Kate Prospero shoots the lead snitch in this crucial case, she's brought in to explain herself. But the more she learns about the investigation, the more she realizes she must secure a spot on the MEA task force. Especially when she discovers that their lead suspect is the man she walked away from ten years earlier - on the same day she swore she'd given up dirty magic for good. Kate Prospero's about to learn the hard way that crossing a wizard will always get you burned, and that when it comes to magic, you should never say never.

Ideas to Be Rich at a Young Age

By Vinod Kumar (Educator)
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  • Publisher : Accounting Education
  • Book Code : N.a
  • Total of Pages : 63
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 412
  • Pdf File: ideas-to-be-rich-at-a-young-age.pdf

Book Short Summary:

One of the best inspirational books ever written. Ideas to Be Rich at Young Age will bring your focus to grow your brain ideas, to grow your plan and strategy on your ideas and to grow the positive actions on your plan and strategy which is based on your brain ideas to rich at young age. It is one of best self help personal finance book. It must read by every young age people who are failed and who are struggling for success and financial independence in young age. This book is also collection of great ideas for business success and which will help you to be rich at young age. Same ideas have used allmost all the successful entrepreneurs for becoming rich at young age. You just connect your innovative brain with this book and create new ideas for your success. This book will uplift normal and logical ideas which all people are thinking for success and becoming rich. These ideas are not rational but it will open your creative mind to think ideas which bypass your reasoning brain organ. Reasoning is barrier to bring great ideas and imagination. It is gaurantee, this book will not make your sheep for creating great ideas for success. If you want to do only smart work and not hard work and get rich at young age and enjoy rest life, you should read this book for giving great ideas food to your brain.

Healing the Soul Wound

By Eduardo Duran
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  • Publisher : Teachers College Press
  • Book Code : 0807778117
  • Total of Pages :
  • Category : Psychology
  • Members : 595
  • Pdf File: healing-the-soul-wound.pdf

Book Short Summary:

In this groundbreaking book, Eduardo Duran—a psychologist working in Indian country—draws on his own clinical experience to provide guidance to counselors working with Native Peoples and other vulnerable populations. This second edition includes an important new chapter devoted to working with veterans, examining what it means to go to war and what is required for veterans to heal. Duran also updates his thinking on research, including suggestions on how to invent a new liberation research methodology through applied story science. Translating theory into day-to-day practice, the text presents case materials that illustrate effective intervention strategies for prevalent problems, including substance abuse, intergenerational trauma, and internalized oppression. This unique resource explores theoretical Indigenous understanding of cosmology and how understanding natural law can lead us to new ways of understanding and healing the psyche. On the First Edition: “Duran’s personal and engaging style captivates the reader as he or she catches a glimpse of what training with this master must be like.” —PsycCritiques “[Translates] Western metaphor into indigenous ideas that make sense to Native People. Duran is one of our profession’s top contemporary authors… He invites us to walk through the doors of his books and we should do so.” —Journal of Transpersonal Psychology “I applaud and thank Doctor Duran for his gift and invite our colleagues in all communities to join in the new beginning. Let us stop tripping around in big western boots and walk again softly and gently in a Natural way in our communities.” —Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology

With Families in Mind

By Willam John Hatten
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  • Publisher : Dog Ear Publishing
  • Book Code : 1457558130
  • Total of Pages : 170
  • Category : Self-Help
  • Members : 279
  • Pdf File: with-families-in-mind.pdf

Book Short Summary:

With Families in Mind, is a two part in depth explanation to the Introduction content of The Verses Absolute & Relative in Book 1. It was intended to be its Epilogue. As it grew too long, the author has made it a supplementary separate book. Along with conveying & expanding, the social concern the Author has, for the increasingly eroding/decaying family structure in the 21st century. In the Author’s spiritual acquired understanding of life, a mankind created & growing disaster for mankind’s spiritual evolution. A concern, that prompted the Introduction content in Book 1 and the content of this supplementary book, to expand & clarify that concern.

American Overdose

By Chris McGreal
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  • Publisher : PublicAffairs
  • Book Code : 1541773772
  • Total of Pages : 336
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 708
  • Pdf File: american-overdose.pdf

Book Short Summary:

A comprehensive portrait of a uniquely American epidemic--devastating in its findings and damning in its conclusions The opioid epidemic has been described as "one of the greatest mistakes of modern medicine." But calling it a mistake is a generous rewriting of the history of greed, corruption, and indifference that pushed the US into consuming more than 80 percent of the world's opioid painkillers. Journeying through lives and communities wrecked by the epidemic, Chris McGreal reveals not only how Big Pharma hooked Americans on powerfully addictive drugs, but the corrupting of medicine and public institutions that let the opioid makers get away with it. The starting point for McGreal's deeply reported investigation is the miners promised that opioid painkillers would restore their wrecked bodies, but who became targets of "drug dealers in white coats." A few heroic physicians warned of impending disaster. But American Overdose exposes the powerful forces they were up against, including the pharmaceutical industry's coopting of the Food and Drug Administration and Congress in the drive to push painkillers--resulting in the resurgence of heroin cartels in the American heartland. McGreal tells the story, in terms both broad and intimate, of people hit by a catastrophe they never saw coming. Years in the making, its ruinous consequences will stretch years into the future.

Tri-Fiction

By Morné Steenekamp
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  • Publisher : BookRix
  • Book Code : 3736801998
  • Total of Pages : 152
  • Category : Fiction
  • Members : 324
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Book Short Summary:

Three mysterious tales. Three doors to be traversed. Tri-Fiction Volume One is a journey through the darkest recesses of the human psyche. Jimmy Maxwell is bored of existence, failing school and sleepwalking aimlessly through life until he comes face to face with the mysterious Voice of Chalk. In Seven Echoes, an unnamed man wakes up cold, naked and alone in a strange circular room with eight doors. A grinning madman appears and tells him to pick a weapon... Hiruun wanders endlessly alone through the cold reaches of a harsh terrain. Darkness travels in his wake during his Cursed Years.

Greed

By A. F. Robertson
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  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Book Code : 0745668364
  • Total of Pages : 288
  • Category : Social Science
  • Members : 114
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Book Short Summary:

'Greed' is a visceral insult. It jabs below the belt, evoking guilty sensations of gluttony and lust. It taunts the rich and powerful, penetrating the cover of modern ideologies and institutions. Today, old-fashioned accusations of greed drag the larger-than-life corporate fat cats down to human bodily proportions, accusing them of gain without genuine growth. This lively new book is a wide-ranging inquiry into how greed works in our lives and in the world at large. Western philosophy has intellectualized human passions, explaining and justifying our expansive desires as 'rational self-interest'. However, an examination of the visceral power of greed tells us something about the apathy of modern theory. It shows us how confused we have become about the meanings of growth, creating false and morally hazardous distinctions between biology on the one hand, and history on the other. With greed as a guide, this book considers how the integrity of these meanings may be restored. This remarkable book will be of interest to anyone concerned about the morality of economic behavior in the modern world. It will be an important text for students in the social sciences, especially in anthropology, sociology, development studies, and business studies.