Eminent disdain : the triumph of cynicism over integrity in 21st century America
Summary:This book comments on serious social, economic, political, historical, environmental and other issues which have tested our elected governments from both parties. It points out areas of Constitutional conflict, political inertia, selective law enforcement and others that pose a real peril to our republic.–publisher.
Where light was born : a personal anthology of selected poems
English laws and American problems
Hollywood looks at women
Summary:The author examines the differences surrounding the plot structures of films about men and women.
A theory of story
Beyond the fatal flaw : a study of the neglected forms of Greek drama
Charles Dickens as serial novelist
Austro-Hungarian Army aircraft of World War One
The German giants;
The philosophy of moral development : moral stages and the idea of justice
Dagger in the heart; American policy failures in Cuba.
Confessions of a municipal bond salesman
The society of mind
Computation: finite and infinite machines
Pieces of eight : the memoirs of Walter N. Morrison.
Summary:One of the founders of the Killington Ski Area relates his life experiences mountain climbing , sailing with the Merchant Marine, fighting in the Korean War, fishing in New Zealand, and living on a Mexican ranch.
The Bishop Pike affair; scandals of conscience and heresy, relevance and solemnity in the contemporary church
The death and life of Bishop Pike
Suspect tenderness; the ethics of the Berrigan witness,
A brain’s battle against a stroke : refocusing my memory on earlier medicine
Summary:A stroke because it is the blocking of blood flow to tissues within the brain can be life threatening , leave permanent damage, or require the patient to do daily battle with his own brain. The recovery of the stroke patient requires the specialist to treat , to understand and to involve the whole patient and not just the. physical damage and the cause. . Today , medicine concentrates on the physical damage and the cause as determined by the technology and the corrective treatment within each specialty Specialists lack the time to make patients part of the curing . My recovery from a stroke illustrates that the recovery was inadvertently set back and impeded .The failure to recognize my lack of knowledge about my medical problem and to devote the time necessary to make me fully understand the stroke damage left me feeling like medical garbage .Until a specialist took the time to explain the brain damage and its affect in language that I understood , I was my own worst enemy on the road to recovery An early period of medicine , fifty years ago , with more limited scientific knowledge , lacking technology and pharmaceuticals, had to focus on the whole patient , to motivate their recuperative natural will to recover .They understood the disease or injury but often knew the recovery was more dependent on the patient than the scientific advancements that did not exist. This book is the clinical history of the author , a stroke victim. The book by recounting his experiences on the road to partial recovery adds a unique additional insight , the author’s knowledge of medicine practiced by his dad fifty years earlier.
Excerpts from the diaries of the late God,
When your spirit calls : in search of your spiritual archetype
Ways of enspiriting : transformative practices for the twenty-first century