This book is an experiential analysis of over twenty modern religious/spiritual groups. The book is divided into two generic segments, inclusive of a tri-perspective experiential analysis using a... More > variety of cult danger rating scales, and a more personal experiential description of the author's involvement in these groups, written in stream of consciousness essay form. The groups explored include controversial religious organizations such as Scientology and The Unification Church, as well as lesser known religious groups such as Conversations with God and Avatar, and also new age retreat centers such as Omega Institute for Holistic Studies and Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. The author describes both the dangers and benefits of various groups, and based upon his own experiences is able to rate these groups on a cult danger vs. spiritual benefits scale on a gradient from "high cult danger" to "favorable spiritual group."< Less
An illustrated technical guide to the Boeing 737 aircraft. Containing extensive explanatory notes, facts, tips and points of interest on all aspects of this hugely successful airliner and showing its... More > technical evolution from its early design in the 1960s through to the latest advances in the re-engined MAX.
The book provides detailed descriptions of systems, internal and external components, their locations and functions, together with pilots’ notes a detailed guide to airtesting and technical specifications. It is illustrated with over 500 black & white photographs, diagrams and schematics.
Chris Brady has written this book after many years developing the highly successful and informative Boeing 737 Technical Site, known throughout the world by pilots, trainers and engineers as the most authoritative open source of information freely available about the 737.
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This book covers the method of scientific investigation. It is intended for K-12 students, university students, working professionals and citizen scientists. It focuses on choosing a problem to... More > investigate, conducting background research, formulating a hypothesis, designing an experiment, analyzing your results, and forming conclusions. It gives multiple examples on how science can be used to acquire new information, create new products, and to debunk myths.
Gary Booker is an Educator in Atlanta, Georgia with many years of experience in the environmental sciences & civil engineering in a QA role. Violet Akech is a Botanist in Kampala, Uganda with experience in multiple biodiversity conservation projects.< Less