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For the Cause By Stanley John Weyman
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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: Stanley John Weyman (7 August 1855 - 10 April 1928) was an... More > English novelist sometimes referred to as the "Prince of Romance".Weyman (pronounced "why-man") was born at Ludlow, Shropshire. The second son of a solicitor, he was educated at Shrewsbury School, and at Christ Church, Oxford. He took his degree in modern history in 1877, and was called to the bar at the Inner Temple in 1881, joining the Oxford circuit.He practised as a barrister for eight years until, in 1889, he wrote his first novel entitled The House of the Wolf. This was followed over the following two decades by the novels which were to make his reputation, among them historical romances set amidst the turmoil of 16th and 17th century France. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanley_J._Weyman< Less
CAUSE AND EFFECT By DUANE THE GREAT WRITER
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Throughout Human History, the knowledge of Cause and Effect has been presented to the unaware masses. The current Educational Systems are mainly based upon a direct control, and not so much as... More > they are marketed to be. There have been many ways to describe The Reality of Cause and Effect. One such way is Karma, or the Law of Karma. Another is Ying and Yang, and still another is “Whatsoever a man soweth he shall reap.” For the modern social person, it is easier for them to understand Cause and Effect, as opposed to something like the idea of Karma, because for many, the idea of Karma is more in the category of a 'belief,' or even superstition, which it is not. it does not matter if people accept the idea of the Law of Karma or not, or even 'believe' that is so, as it is already real. We are all on our own journey to discover The TruReality, THE ALLIS, The Awesome Unknown, that is beyond time and space and the GodLords who govern the Heavens of Man. www.DuaneTheGreatWriter.Info< Less
An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations By Adam Smith
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Adam Smith's masterpiece, first published in 1776, is the foundation of modern economic thought and remains the single most important account of the rise of, and the principles behind, modern... More > capitalism. Written in clear and incisive prose, The Wealth of Nations articulates the concepts indispensable to an understanding of contemporary society.< Less
Sociology and Culture: Causes of Poverty in the United States By Farrukh Khan
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The United States of America is, without a doubt, the most affluent nation in the world. However, despite its wealth, there is also acute poverty that is to be found in the nation. Some regions and... More > groups can’t seem to improve their lot and many theories have been presented to explain the poverty that exists in the land. This very brief paper attempts to present the case that the highly individualistic and capitalist society needs to care for the individuals better in order to present to them a way out of poverty.< Less
Sociology and Culture: Causes of Poverty in the United States By Farrukh Khan
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The United States of America is, without a doubt, the most affluent nation in the world. However, despite its wealth, there is also acute poverty that is to be found in the nation. Some regions and... More > groups can’t seem to improve their lot and many theories have been presented to explain the poverty that exists in the land. This very brief paper attempts to present the case that the highly individualistic and capitalist society needs to care for the individuals better in order to present to them a way out of poverty.< Less
Poverty's One Root Cause Teacher's Guide By Edward Slater
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This guide accompanies the controversial text "Poverty's One Root Cause", and suggests topics for discussion, debate, and persuasive essays. Lessons in "principle-based critical... More > thinking" and "effective, peaceful disagreement" are encouraged. A full and unabridged text of "Poverty's One Root Cause" is included following the teacher's guide section.< Less
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Cause for concern: QualityWatch annual statement 2014 By Nuffield Trust, Health Foundation
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QualityWatch is a major research programme providing independent scrutiny into how the quality of health and social care in England is changing. Developed in partnership by the Nuffield Trust and the... More > Health Foundation, the programme provides in-depth analysis of key topics and tracks an extensive range of quality indicators. It aims to provide an independent picture of the quality of care, and is designed to help those working in health and social care to identify priority areas for improvement. This year’s QualityWatch annual statement highlights trends in quality in five key areas of healthcare, and identifies some important areas of debate for the coming year. The QualityWatch website www.qualitywatch.org.uk presents key indicators by area of quality and sector of care, together with analysis of the data. This free online resource also provides research reports, interactive charts and expert commentary.< Less
Civilisation: Its Cause and Cure, and Other Essays By Edward Carpenter
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A review of Carpenter's essays on modern science reads: Edward Carpenter is a seer. So say those who know him best; and the reader of this little volume of essays will be inclined to agree with that... More > judgment. He holds that the rather indefinite thing which we mean by civilization has, if used in the definite thing which we mean by civilization has, if used in the definite sense adopted by writers on primitive society, obscured the real life of man and brought about an unhealthy change in the structure of human society. In its historic evolution he finds that these bad changes have coincident with the growth of property and the ideas flowing from it. And he goes on to argue that the social life of the wilder races is more harmonious and compact than that of civilized nations. It may sound startling and paradoxical to say this, but the reader who dismisses such theories as absurd will regret that he has not followed the argument through.< Less
The Economic and Social Problem By Michael Flürscheim
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Henry George has clearly demonstrated the part played by land in the process of distribution and as the cause of poverty. Flürscheim demonstrates that he has gone too far, however, in making the... More > monopolization of land solely responsible for the miscarriage of economic progress: He has left out of sight the important role performed by Money in the human tragedy, and he has not even dreamt of the possibility that this despised Money might, after all, play the part of the principal villain. Flürscheim includes the role money plays in the process of distribution and provides an alternative solution to the land question, namely land nationalization.< Less