CRAM stands for Chiasmated Reciprocating Array Matrix. It does exactly as the name suggests. It is a matrix within which, or from which, decision originates, takes form, or develops. This... More > arrangement, or array, is utilized to enable a decision to be easily made by a group. The group makes decisions by interacting ideas together, taking each idea as a reciprocal of other ideas. This interaction is accomplished by making each member the intersection (chiasma) through which the ideas are processed.
CRAM is utilitarially neutral. Whether it is good or evil will depend upon the way it is utilized. This book is an introduction to CRAM, it delineates the parameters and procedures of CRAM. The next book is a proposal as to how CRAM should be used. The next book would propose CRAM be used to enable a true direct participatory democratic system replace the present representative type of democracy.< Less
This story begins when my 85-year-old mother asks me to take her out of her nursing home and I do, against the advice of the doctor. Her dementia was severe. Someone had to be with her 24 hours a... More > day. During the month that I had her at home, her ravaged mind somehow allowed her spirit to reveal and deal with problems that had plagued her all her life and that everyone thought were just a negative part of her otherwise delightful personality--but turned out to be caused by actual demons.< Less
This story begins when my 85-year-old mother asks me to take her out of her nursing home, and I do, against the advice of the doctor. Her dementia was severe. Someone had to be with her 24 hours a... More > day. During the month that I had her at home, her ravaged mind somehow allowed her spirit to reveal and deal with problems that had plagued her all her life and that everyone thought were just a negative part of her otherwise delightful personality—but turned out to be caused by actual demons.< Less
Art catalogue,beeswax interventions of Penelope Stewart and documents the work installed at Maison Patrimoniale de Barthète, Boussan, France, The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York,... More > and Oakville Galleries, Oakville, Ontario.< Less
If you want to learn calculus the easy way and do it fast then this is the book for you. This book is based on the author's legendary Cram Sessions at Arizona State University where students' learn... More > in two hours everything they need to know to pass their upcoming exam. Now, here is your oportunity to take advantage of the same super fast and easy instruction that has been proved effective year after year. This book is designed for students enrolled in a one-semester course on calculus (commonly called brief calculus, busines calculus, calculus for social sciences). You will learn step-by-step how to solve the most common problems you will be faced with in homework and exams.< Less
There seem to be certain well-defined roots existing in all countries, from which spring the current legends of the supernatural; and therefore for the germs of the stories in this book the Author... More > claims no originality. These legends differ one from the other only in local color and in individual treatment. If the Author has succeeded in clothing one or two of these norms in some slightly new vesture, he is more than content.< Less
Durant un exil professionnel de 10 mois, affranchi de toutes contraintes, j'ai profité de mon temps pour laisser libre cours à mes pensées, les plus folles soient-elles.
Les... More > jeter sur le papier, organiser les mots en phrases, les phrases en proses ou en vers. C'est devenu un plaisir.
Certains disent que j'en ai abusé ....
En fait je n'ai abusé de rien, les mots étaient consentants et moi aussi !< Less
Textes et Poèmes du moment, selon les circonstances, les évènements et les sentiments des instants présents et passés. De la joie à la tristesse, de la... More > bienveillance à l'amertume,du plus chaste au plus grivois.< Less
Dave goes to the CRAM conference to present an important new regulation concerning the captain's luggage. Will his regulations pass? Or will he be brought down by the complexities of parliamentary... More > procedure?< Less