Something of The Book

PDF EPUB Library of e-Books

What's Wrong With The World

What's Wrong With The World

Author: G.K. Chesterton

Publisher: Xist Publishing

ISBN: 9781681956091

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 195

View: 561

Download BOOK »
A Unique and Modern Perspective on Our Flaws “Most modern freedom is at root fear. It is not so much that we are too bold to endure rules; it is rather that we are too timid to endure responsibilities.” - G.K. Chesterton, What's Wrong with the World Shaving the child’s head doesn’t solve a lice infestation. To solve the problem, G.K. Chesterton believes, the human kind must look inward and in-depth and address the poverty issues plus the today’s precarious living conditions. But what about the women’s right to vote or the human being’s rapid dehumanization? ,This book has been professionally formatted for e-readers and contains a bonus book club leadership guide and discussion questions. We hope you’ll share this book with your friends, neighbors and colleagues and can’t wait to hear what you have to say about it.

What's wrong with the world?

What's wrong with the world?

Author: Gilbert Keith Chesterton

Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag

ISBN: 9783849650728

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 236

View: 140

Download BOOK »
In this volume Mr. Chesterton has tackled with his customary gaiety of heart and uncanny shrewdness of eye and hand no less a trinity than socialism, woman's suffrage, and the new education. He begins by proclaiming that what is wrong with the world is chiefly that we have got out of the habit or asking what is right before we begin the diagnosis of the evil and the eager advocacy of a remedy. His method is his favorite one of accepting the stock retorts of his adversaries at their face value, and proceeding to discover in these the ultimate confirmation of his own views and the utter confounding of theirs. All over, this book is full of brilliant, paradoxical and entertaining essays.

What's Wrong With The World By G. K. Chesterton

What's Wrong With The World By G. K. Chesterton

Author: G. K. Chesterton

Publisher: BEYOND BOOKS HUB

ISBN:

Category: Self-Help

Page: 167

View: 767

Download BOOK »
What’s Wrong with the World by G.K. Chesterton. What's Wrong with the World opens with an analysis of the predicament of modern humanity, too obsessed in the great age of political idealism with visions of the future. I originally called this book “What is Wrong,” and it would have satisfied your sardonic temper to note the number of social misunderstandings that arose from the use of the title. Many a mild lady visitor opened her eyes when I remarked casually, “I have been doing ‘What is Wrong’ all this morning.” And one minister of religion moved quite sharply in his chair when I told him (as he understood it) that I had to run upstairs and do what was wrong, but should be down again in a minute. Exactly of what occult vice they silently accused me I cannot conjecture, but I know of what I accuse myself; and that is, of having written a very shapeless and inadequate book, and one quite unworthy to be dedicated to you. As far as literature goes, this book is what is wrong and no mistake.

YouTube: An Insider's Guide to Climbing the Charts

YouTube: An Insider's Guide to Climbing the Charts

Author: Alan Lastufka

Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."

ISBN: 0596554249

Category: Computers

Page: 304

View: 415

Download BOOK »
Want to make a splash on YouTube? Even go viral? You've come to the right place. This book is written by two veteran 'Tubers who live their art and know what they're talking about -- especially Alan Lastufka, a.k.a. "fallofautumndistro," who has over 13,000 YouTube subscribers and over 4 million views. Alan and co-author Michael W. Dean show you how to make a quality video, and how to optimize, encode, upload, and promote it. This book can't promise you'll be rich and famous, but it can tell you how to make great video art, and what you need to do to get your work seen. You'll learn about: Storytelling and directing Shooting, editing, and rendering Creating your very own channel Broadcasting user-generated content Re-broadcasting commercial content Cultivating a devoted audience Fitting into the YouTube community Becoming a success story Join Alan, who makes part of his living from YouTube, and Michael, a successful filmmaker, author, and D.I.Y. art pioneer. They'll take you from the basics of gear to making it big on YouTube, with a focus on networking and interaction. You'll also sit in on informative interviews with YouTube stars LisaNova, Hank Green (vlogbrothers), WhatTheBuckShow, nalts, and liamkylesullivan. Alan and Michael understand viral marketing -- and they know what it takes to get your work on everyone's YouTube radar. And, once you read this book, so will you.

What's Wrong? Around the World

What's Wrong? Around the World

Author: Catherine Veitch

Publisher:

ISBN: 9781784934941

Category: Culture

Page: 27

View: 915

Download BOOK »
Search each beautifully illustrated scenes of places from around the world to find the five out-of-place or 'wrong' things. Featuring fascinating facts and humorous illustrations, this search-and-find book with a twist is a fun way to learn about geography and culture. Answers are included at the back of the book as well as 'strange but true' facts about things that look wrong, but are actually right! Designed to challenge children and push them to work things out for themselves, they'll also be encouraged to think about where the 'wrong' things do belong.

What in the World Is Wrong with Hattie Jean Kastaberry?

What in the World Is Wrong with Hattie Jean Kastaberry?

Author: Helen Jefferson-Howard

Publisher: Dorrance Publishing

ISBN: 9781480917132

Category: Fiction

Page: 66

View: 852

Download BOOK »
This “nutshell” story is a narrative fiction based on some factual events. Hattie Jean Kastaberry is a mischievous strong-willed little girl who has difficulty obeying rules. Living in the South, raised by a widowed woman and being the eldest daughter shouldered with a lot of responsibilities put her in the position of a grownup. Hattie Jean was misunderstood by her mother, peers and other grown-ups. Being called crazy by many didn’t seem to bother this little girl. At least outwardly she didn’t appear to be bothered by the accusations. Many things happened in Hattie’s childhood to shape and mold her character. Growing up under “Jim Crow” educated her very well about life. Read how her attitude worked to her advantage and also her disadvantage. Trials and tribulations in life as a little girl taught Hattie as a grownup how to stay focused. TO GOD BE THE GLORY

A Guide to What's Wrong with Economics

A Guide to What's Wrong with Economics

Author: Edward Fullbrook

Publisher: Anthem Press

ISBN: 9781843311485

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 332

View: 924

Download BOOK »
From the 1960s onward, neoclassical economists have increasingly managed to block the employment of non-neoclassical economists, narrow the economics curriculum offered by universities to students, and made their theory increasingly irrelevant to understanding economic reality. Now, they are even banishing economic history and the history of economic thought from the curriculum. Why has this tragedy happened? At this time of accelerating momentum for radical change in the study of economics, "A Guide to What's Wrong with Economics" comprehensively examines the shortcomings of neoclassical economics and considers a number of alternative formulations. In it, a distinguished list of non-neoclassical economists provide an examination of some of the many worldly and logical gaps in neoclassical economics, its hidden ideological agendas, disregard for the environment, habitual misuse of mathematics and statistics, inability to address the major issues of economic globalization, its ethical cynicism concerning poverty, racism and sexism, and its misrepresentation of economic history. In clear and engaging prose, "A Guide to What's Wrong with Economics" shows how interesting, relevant and exciting economics can be when it is pursued, not as the defense of an antiquated and close-minded system of belief, but as a no-holds barred inquiry looking for real-world truths. This book is a must-read for all economists and their graduate students, as well as for the general reader.

Painting, a Picture, a Poem...

Painting, a Picture, a Poem...

Author: Gloria M. Kemp Van Ee

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781663226136

Category: Poetry

Page: 78

View: 345

Download BOOK »
Many people will come in to our lives. They will leave out lives. And some people, some where down the line will come to stay in our lives forever. Though is there really such a thing as forever? For me, I have not found that forever friend, but when I do, I will be glad to let you know. These words are not just any old words or poems. They are the thoughts in which I think, the feelings in which I feel. This is the part of me in which I have kept hidden away from the rest of the world meaning people that do not understand others, such as my self. It is my heart. In the last 20 years of my life I have come to discover that everything revolves around one thing. Weather it is good, or bad. Happy or sad. Everything revolves around some kind of love. That is why “everything is love”, to me. We all go through easy and hard times and in the end we always turn to the one thing we say we will never turn to or do again. And can you guess what that is? Love.

Practices of Speculation

Practices of Speculation

Author: Jeanne Cortiel

Publisher: transcript Verlag

ISBN: 9783839447512

Category: Social Science

Page: 284

View: 343

Download BOOK »
This volume offers innovative ways to think about speculation at a time when anticipation of catastrophe in an apocalyptic mode is the order of the day and shapes public discourse on a global scale. It maps an interdisciplinary field of investigation: the chapters interrogate hegemonic ways of shaping the present through investments in the future, while also looking at speculative practices that reveal transformative potential. The twelve contributions explore concrete instances of envisioning the open unknown and affirmative speculative potentials in history, literature, comics, computer games, mold research, ecosystem science and artistic practice.

Weekly World News

Weekly World News

Author:

Publisher:

ISBN:

Category:

Page: 44

View: 378

Download BOOK »
Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub www.weeklyworldnews.com is a leading entertainment news site.

Together Till the End

Together Till the End

Author: Lehlohonolo Lucas Mazindo

Publisher: Partridge Africa

ISBN: 9781482825510

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 360

View: 615

Download BOOK »
Together till the End: A Blueprint for Successful Marriage was written with an intention to inspire couples all over the world to keep their marriages together until the end of time. The high rate of divorce and domestic violence makes many people believe that marriage is a terrible thing, but this book carries the truth that will bring hope to millions of people around the world. It brings deep psychological insights and spiritual revelations that will open the readers eyes of understanding and bring restoration to broken marriages. It highlights how our differences should work for us and not against us. Despite the many challenges of life, marriages can still thrive, and this book was written to help you make it happen for your marriage.

What's Wrong with Money?

What's Wrong with Money?

Author: Michael Ashton

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119191018

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 208

View: 986

Download BOOK »
The expert guide to understanding and surviving monetary failure What's Wrong with Money? explores how and why money is valued and the warning signs that point to its eventual collapse. Author Michael Ashton is widely regarded as a premier expert on inflation, and in this book, he illustrates how the erosion of trust in central banks is putting us at high risk of both near- and long-term inflation—and a potentially very serious disruption. It's not about a conspiracy surrounding inflation reporting; it's about the tentative agreement we all carry that lends money its value. This value isn't necessarily inherent; while some currency is backed by stored value, others are not. This book walks you through the history of currency and details the ways in which it can fall apart. You'll learn how to invest in any type of collapse scenario, and you'll gain expert insight into the warning signs that signal a coming shock to the financial system. Track the history of monetary value Consider how money could die slowly or quickly Learn investment strategies for both slow and quick scenarios Examine potential causes of erosion of trust in the monetary system, and the chilling results of such erosion An economic system without money is incredibly inefficient, but our shared agreement in monetary value has historically never been enough. What's Wrong with Money? shows you the lessons from the past and the reality of the present and helps you make plans for the future of money.