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Politics By Aristotle
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Aristotle (384 - 322 BCE) has been referred to simply as “The Philosopher,” and Cicero called his literary style a “river of gold.” That said, Aristotle wrote primarily to... More > teach his students at the Lyceum, so what remains of his writing are not highly polished tracts meant for wide readership. Thus Aristotle's Politics, which is a philosophical exploration of the ideal political community, reads like a series of jumbled lecture notes: scholars cannot agree which book goes where, or whether or not some of it was lost. He traveled widely, cataloguing every possible permutation of human governance from democracy to tyranny. The eight books in Politics, however tedious and complex, have central themes: that a state has a nature that is definable and knowable, and that the role of citizens cannot be determined without this knowledge. Also important is the role which political life plays in the development of the citizens of a state.< Less
Pursuing Happiness: Reading American Romance as Political Fiction By Laura Vivanco
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The dominance of popular romance in the US fiction market suggests that its trends and themes may reflect the politics of a significant proportion of the US population. Pursuing Happiness explores... More > some of the choices, beliefs and assumptions which shape the politics of US romance novels. In particular, it focuses on what romances reveal about American attitudes towards work, the West, race, gender, community cohesion, ancestral “roots” and a historical connection (or lack of it) to the land. "Pursuing Happiness explores the ways that popular American romance novels engage such matters as US gender roles, attitudes toward disability, the myth of the frontier, individualism and community, and racial violence and discrimination. A thoughtful study with a refreshingly topical focus.” — Professor William Gleason, Princeton University. "An insightful and entertaining look at the inherent, often invisible, politics that underlie America’s most popular genre of fiction.”— Isobel Carr, romance author< Less
Drowning In Politics By R.P. Mann
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In author R.P. Mann's debut fiction novel, Governor Daniel Webster Ivy is a young, political phenom on a fast track to the White House, determined to change the world. But when the establishment... More > Party asks him to wait four more years to run for higher office, and campaign instead for the incumbent President, the Governor and his inner circle launch the rebellious Synergy Party. Former Party benefactors become bitter enemies who conspire to do whatever is necessary to bring down the upstart candidate. Consequently, Governor Ivy finds himself on trial a week before the general election accused of drowning a beautiful campaign volunteer. The surprise verdict alters the course of history—but not exactly as the candidate had planned.< Less
Drowning In Politics By R. P. Mann
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In author R.P. Mann's debut fiction novel, Governor Daniel Webster Ivy is a young, political phenom on a fast track to the White House, determined to change the world. But when the establishment... More > Party asks him to wait four more years to run for higher office, and campaign instead for the incumbent President, the Governor and his inner circle launch the rebellious Synergy Party. Former Party benefactors become bitter enemies who conspire to do whatever is necessary to bring down the upstart candidate. Consequently, Governor Ivy finds himself on trial a week before the general election accused of drowning a beautiful campaign volunteer. The surprise verdict alters the course of history—but not exactly as the candidate had planned.< Less
The Politics of Sexuality By John O'Loughlin
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A first-person autobiographical account of one man's disillusionment with sex and concomitant transmutation of his sexuality, via sublimated erotica, into an approach to sex which is purely... More > theoretical in its analysis of the probable connections between sex and politics, not least in terms of a given political orientation having a corresponding or correlative sexual orientation which may or may not be the motive for such a politics in the first place. This little book is nothing if not thought-provoking, and we hope the choice of cover serves a reminiscently political purpose.< Less
Drowning In Politics By R.P. Mann
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In author R.P. Mann's debut fiction novel, Governor Daniel Webster Ivy is a young, political phenom on a fast track to the White House and determined to change the world. But when the establishment... More > Party asks him to wait four more years to run for higher office, and campaign instead for the incumbent President, the Governor and his inner circle launch the rebellious Synergy Party. Former Party benefactors become bitter enemies who conspire to do whatever is necessary to bring down the upstart candidate. Consequently, Governor Ivy finds himself on trial a week before the general election accused of drowning a beautiful campaign volunteer. The surprise verdict alters the course of history--but not exactly as the candidate had planned.< Less
Political Banter By Sensei Rivera
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Opines, analytical prose, and fictional stories about Politics, Government, 9/11, conscription, piety and a satirical look at Reality Shows on television. Overall, theories or suppositions about... More > Government and its power over its society via subjugation and conditioning control the society. All short prose or text; nothing long or too deep; just enough to make one think more than usual. Enjoy.< Less
performing fiction By Barbara Browning
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"This is one of the purest triumphs of recent fiction. Rich in psychological, sociological and political meaning, it reveals how joy and terror often dwell side by side. This volume shows why... More > deceptively spare fiction has haunted and moved readers for generations." - Michelle Bachman, United States House of Rerepresentatives< Less
SEPTEMBER 11 FICTION OF MATRIX By Faruk Arslan
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I was inspired by Hollywood movie in giving a name to this book. Matrix is the name of a fake world which is believed to be fictitious. September 11 was a starting point which differentiates... More > between those who resist and those who don't and between those who believe and those who don't. After you read this book you will start to see the September 11 event, the fiction of Matrix from a different point of view. You will either be satisfied with the proofs we introduced, go out of the lantern of Matrix and break the chains which were put in your hearts and brains or you will go on living in the fiction of Matrix calling all the things conspiracy theory and ignoring the realities. 100 thousands ''Internet Investigators'' who don't yield are trying to reveal the lies of Matrix, the brave hearts who try to reveal the realities of September 11. Today, Islam is misunderstood at best. Muslims should say, "In Islam, killing a human is equal to qufr [not believing Allah].< Less
SEPTEMBER 11 FICTION OF MATRIX By Faruk Arslan
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I was inspired by Hollywood movie in giving a name to this book. Matrix is the name of a fake world which is believed to be fictitious. September 11 was a starting point which differentiates... More > between those who resist and those who don't and between those who believe and those who don't. After you read this book you will start to see the September 11 event, the fiction of Matrix from a different point of view. You will either be satisfied with the proofs we introduced, go out of the lantern of Matrix and break the chains which were put in your hearts and brains or you will go on living in the fiction of Matrix calling all the things conspiracy theory and ignoring the realities. 100 thousands ''Internet Investigators'' who don't yield are trying to reveal the lies of Matrix, the brave hearts who try to reveal the realities of September 11. Today, Islam is misunderstood at best. Muslims should say, "In Islam, killing a human is equal to qufr [not believing Allah].< Less