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Age, Old Age, Language, Law By Howard Eglit
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This book addresses the uses and misuses of language to both create and to perpetuate ageism, i.e. negative biases regarding the elderly. The primary focus is on depictions, reports, etc., in the... More > print news media, with attention also addressed to age bias in movies, television, and literature. Legal analysis is presented in an effort to determine whether there are law-based means to combat the rampant age discrimination that these vehicles of communication both create and nurture. Non-legal initiatives for combating ageism also are addressed. The author of this synthesis of sociological, linguistic, and legal sources is a law school professor who is one of the best-known experts in law-and-aging issues in the U.S. He has written extensively on these issues, as well as appeared in numerous public speaking fora, and has litigated as well.< Less
Treatises on Friendship and Old Age By Marcus Tullius Cicero
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MARCUS TULLIUS CICERO, the greatest of Roman orators and the chief master of Latin prose style, was born at Arpinum, Jan. 3, 106 B.C. His father, who was a man of property and belonged to the class... More > of the "Knights," moved to Rome when Cicero was a child; and the future statesman received an elaborate education in rhetoric, law, and philosophy, studying and practising under some of the most noted teachers of the time. He began his career as an advocate at the age of twenty-five, and almost immediately came to be recognized not only as a man of brilliant talents but also as a courageous upholder of justice in the face of grave political danger. After two years of practice he left Rome to travel in Greece and Asia, taking all the opportunities that offered to study his art under distinguished masters.< Less
Treatises on Friendship and Old Age By Marcus Tullius Cicero
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Marcus Tullius Cicero[n 1] (/ˈsɪsᵻroʊ/;... More > Classical Latin: [ˈmaːr.kʊs ˈtʊl.lɪ.ʊs ˈkɪ.kɛ.roː]; Greek: Κικέρων, Kikerōn; 3 January 106 BC – 7 December 43 BC) was a Roman philosopher, politician, lawyer, orator, political theorist, consul, and constitutionalist. He came from a wealthy municipal family of the Roman equestrian order, and was one of Rome's greatest orators and prose stylists.His influence on the Latin language was so immense that the subsequent history of prose in not only Latin but European languages up to the 19th century was said to be either a reaction against or a return to his style. According to Michael Grant, "the influence of Cicero upon the history of European literature and ideas greatly exceeds that of any other prose writer in any language". Excerpt from:< Less
In My Old Age By Charles Deemer
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On Old Age (De Senectute) By Marcus Tullius Cicero
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On Old Age is an essay written by Cicero in 44 BC on the subject of aging and death. It has remained popular because of its profound subject matter as well as its clear and beautiful language. It is... More > a standard text for teaching Latin to students in the second year.< Less
New Age Old Lie By Walter Mills
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The New Age is expressed in simple meditation…or selfhelp seminars…even in holistic medicine. These things seem harmless, yet they possess dangerous spiritual pitfalls that can snare... More > even the most innocent people. What is the danger? New Age followers use all of these things as a means of channeling their inner energy and spirit to learn to rely on themselves, not on God. For many people, the appeal of the New Age Movement is that there are no moral absolutes. What is right for me might not be right for you, but that’s okay because we are really all the same—we all are gods. Now, are you ready to learn the truth about the New Age Movement?< Less
Old By Stan Charnofsky
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Ted Bronte's life is filled with energy that belies his seventy years. Age, he insists is a self definition. As a young man, he has a stormy relationship with Kacey Cloud that cannot last. After an... More > incident, he meets Annie, the love of this life, yet their connection is destroyed by tragedy. Annie's sister, Julie, leaving a bad marriage, mother of winsome daughter, Megan, approaches Ted, seeking friendship -- which turns out to be more. An old schoolmate, Tillie De Main, appears on the scene, with bizarre dreams; disappointed by the loss of his own marriage, he hooks onto Julie, suffering from the loss of teen-age Megan, who has run off. Despite Ted's warning, the two unhappy people form a bond that turns nasty, and causes Julie to sink into a deep depression. Ted's life-long friend, Zandor, cautions him to let Julie find herself. In present time, Zandor's own illness complicates the denouement, which, despite a tragic loss, ends on a positive note, as stepdaughter Megan surfaces again after an absence of ...< Less
Meanings of Old Age and Aging in the Tradition of India By Dr. Shrinivas Tilak & Dr. Yashwant Pathak
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Meanings of Old Age and Aging in the Tradition of India
The Official Obscene Old Age Jokebook By Rob Loughran
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The Golden Years have never been funnier than in this filthy look at geriatric life. Nothing about grandma or grandpa is off-limits in this obscene, offensive, and tasteless collection of jokes.
BEYOND OLD AGE: Essays on Living and Dying By Annemarie Roeper, Ed.D.
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This provocative look at the universal challenges of aging provides a unique view of what it is like to be "beyond old." Annemarie's honesty, as she steps to the edge of existence and... More > embraces the mystery of what it means to be human, gives us all the courage to look at our own lives in a more hopeful, compassionate way.< Less

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