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The Roots of Civilisation By Abdullah Ocalan
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PRISON WRITINGS - THE ROOTS OF CIVILISATION Abdullah Ocalan was the most wanted man in Turkey for almost two decades until his kidnapping and arrest in Nairobi in 1999. He has been in Prison ever... More > since. He is the founder of the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK). From 1984, under his leadership, the PKK fought for an independent Kurdish state in the Southeast of Turkey. In a sustained popular uprising, thousands of Kurdish fighters took on the Turkish army to protect their Kurdish identity, culture and language from annihilation and assimilation. Since his imprisonment, Ocalan has written a number of books on Kurdish history, Kurdish politics, and perspectives for a sustainable peace process and a democratic Turkey. His Prison Writings deal with the history of the region and its major religions (Judaism, Christianity and Islam) and define the Kurdish position in this context, from ancient civilisations to the feudal age through the birth of capitalism and beyond.< Less
A Civilised Mind? By Dr. Morgan Daniel (MBChB, DTM&H)
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Throughout culture and beyond resources the battle between personal autonomy and social cohesion persists. On-going is the Big Brother mentality of state and organisations. All around the globe... More > societal influences challenge individual decision-making. But at what point does society's imposition adversely affect original thought? When does social conditioning become programming towards a minority’s ideology? In this short book, Dr Daniel proposes we, the people of society, need to regain our own individual decision-making; we need to think for ourselves. This, he argues, leads naturally to a civilised society, due to the unavoidable reconnection with the same co-operative sense our choices developed from. It is the power of people working to provide the basics for each other that led to the space above survival. To regain our civilised sense might it be such conscious focus is once again required?< Less
A Civilised Mind? By Dr. Morgan Daniel (MBChB, DTM&H)
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Throughout culture and beyond resources the battle between personal autonomy and social cohesion persists. On-going is the Big Brother mentality of state and organisations. All around the globe... More > societal influences challenge individual decision-making. But at what point does society's imposition adversely affect original thought? When does social conditioning become programming towards a minority’s ideology? In this short book, Dr Daniel proposes we, the people of society, need to regain our own individual decision-making; we need to think for ourselves. This, he argues, leads naturally to a civilised society, due to the unavoidable reconnection with the same co-operative sense our choices developed from. It is the power of people working to provide the basics for each other that led to the space above survival. To regain our civilised sense might it be such conscious focus is once again required?< Less
A Civilised Mind? By Dr. Morgan Daniel (MBChB, DTM&H)
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Throughout culture and beyond resources the battle between personal autonomy and social cohesion persists. On-going is the Big Brother mentality of state and organisations. All around the globe... More > societal influences challenge individual decision-making. But at what point does society's imposition adversely affect original thought? When does social conditioning become programming towards a minority’s ideology? In this short book, Dr Daniel proposes we, the people of society, need to regain our own individual decision-making; we need to think for ourselves. This, he argues, leads naturally to a civilised society, due to the unavoidable reconnection with the same co-operative sense our choices developed from. It is the power of people working to provide the basics for each other that led to the space above survival. To regain our civilised sense, might it be such conscious focus is once again required?< Less
A Civilised Mind? By Dr. Morgan Daniel (MBChB, DTM&H)
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Throughout culture and beyond resources the battle between personal autonomy and social cohesion persists. On-going is the Big Brother mentality of state and organisations. All around the globe... More > societal influences challenge individual decision-making. But at what point does society's imposition adversely affect original thought? When does social conditioning become programming towards a minority’s ideology? In this short book, Dr Daniel proposes we, the people of society, need to regain our own individual decision-making; we need to think for ourselves. This, he argues, leads naturally to a civilised society, due to the unavoidable reconnection with the same co-operative sense our choices developed from. It is the power of people working to provide the basics for each other that led to the space above survival. To regain our civilised sense, might it be such conscious focus is once again required?< Less
The Dawn of Civilisation By GASTON MASPERO
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Ancient History GASTON MASPERO The Dawn of Civilisation Gaston Camille Charles Maspero, born on June 23, 1846, in Paris, is one of the most renowned of European experts in philology and Egyptology,... More > having in great part studied his special subjects on Oriental ground. After occupying for several years the Chair of Egyptology in the École des Hautes Études at the Sorbonne in Paris, he became, in 1874, Professor of Egyptian Philology and Archæology at the Collège de France. From 1881 to 1886 he acted in Egypt as director of the Boulak Museum. It was under his superintendence that this museum became enriched with its choicest antique treasures. Dr. Maspero retired in 1886, but in 1899 again went to Egypt as Director of Excavations.< Less
A Civilised Mind? By Dr. Morgan Daniel (MBChB, DTM&H)
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It’s strange. Humankind has probably never been as developed as we are now, yet there remains much heartache and confusion. Why when there is so much opportunity, so much comfort, do we... More > struggle to get on with each other; struggling to adequately represent? Morgan Daniel is Director of International Health for a small charity, and a physician at a private UK clinic. In both rich and poor settings he has witnessed the complications and perplexities of the human condition. In this short book, Dr Daniel proposes we, the people of society, need to regain our own individual decision-making; we need to think for ourselves. This, he argues, leads naturally to a civilised society, due to the unavoidable reconnection with the same co-operative sense our choices developed from. It is the power of people working to provide the basics for each other that led to the space above survival. To regain our ability to think independently, might it be such conscious focus is once again required?< Less
A Civilised Mind? By Dr. Morgan Daniel (MBChB, DTM&H)
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It’s strange. Humankind has probably never been as developed as we are now, yet there remains much heartache and confusion. Why when there is so much opportunity, so much comfort, do we... More > struggle to get on with each other; struggling to adequately represent? Morgan Daniel is Director of International Health for a small charity, and a physician at a private UK clinic. In both rich and poor settings he has witnessed the complications and perplexities of the human condition. In this short book, Dr Daniel proposes we, the people of society, need to regain our own individual decision-making; we need to think for ourselves. This, he argues, leads naturally to a civilised society, due to the unavoidable reconnection with the same co-operative sense our choices developed from. It is the power of people working to provide the basics for each other that led to the space above survival. To regain our ability to think independently, might it be such conscious focus is once again required?< Less
Civilisation, Culture, Civility By Andreas Polydorou
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An exposé of present day Society and a comparison with ancient civilisations. Dr Andreas Polydorou established himself as a thinker over the years through his various sophisticated writings... More > and lectures around the world. This booklet contains the text of a lecture that he has presented on numerous occasions in various countries. It presents a strong challenge to the norm on our thinking concerning our apparently civilised Society. It is certainly a very interesting and fascinating thesis on this subject. Arthur Johnson, Freelance Journalist< Less
The Civilisation of the Renaissance in Italy By Jacob Burckhardt
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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: Carl Jacob Christoph Burckhardt (May 25, 1818 – August 8,... More > 1897) was a Swiss historian of art and culture and an influential figure in the historiography of both fields. He is known as one of the major progenitors of cultural history. Sigfried Giedion described Burckhardt's achievement in the following terms: "The great discoverer of the age of the Renaissance, he first showed how a period should be treated in its entirety, with regard not only for its painting, sculpture and architecture, but for the social institutions of its daily life as well." Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jacob_Burckhardt< Less