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How to Win Your Case

What I loved most about reading How to Win Your Case: A Psychiatrist Uses Famous Cases as Examples of How to Succeed in Litigation is how the author uses layman language to expound on his topics. Author Thomas Curtis writes in a way that both readers in the legal profession and those who are not can understand the context of his discussions. How to Win Your Case has all the tips you need as a defendant to beat any potential lawsuit. You need the knowledge in this book whether you are the accused or the attorney on the defense.

History lovers will also enjoy this book because of the historical references the author uses. The author, Thomas Curtis, gives examples of famous cases in the world and discusses various elements of the cases in depth. When reading this book, you get a different perspective of the law and how it is applied. You virtually take a trip to more than a dozen courtrooms and get a better understanding of litigations. This book can inspire one to take a career in law.

Apart from the neatly arranged paragraphs and amazing diction, one also gets to learn legal jargon. I like that the author explains vocabularies to those not familiar with the law. Despite talking about the law, one can see the psychiatric side of things in the book. I appreciate that the author blended psychiatry and law to give readers better content.

How to Win Your Case by Thomas Curtis has great content for law students and readers in the legal sector. Lawyers reading this book will find it beneficial as the author has wise counsel for them. The topics are also distinctly selected and re positioned in a manner that is easy to follow.

Pages: 138 | ASIN : B08Z79YCLR

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The Importance Of “Over Delivering“

Clint Arthur
Clint Arthur Author Interview

Wisdom Of The Men shares your life story and wisdom gained over the years to help readers improve their lives. Why was this an important book for you to write?

When I was in high school I had the great privilege to be mentored by Frank McCourt, winner of the 1986 Pulitzer Prize for his memoir about his impoverished childhood in Ireland, “Angela‘s Ashes.“ He inspired me and many other people to want to be writers.

I’ve been writing books for years but I never felt like I wrote anything of the quality of Angela‘s Ashes, and I wanted to do that because my ambition is to win the Pulitzer Prize and follow in his footsteps.

As you will see when you read the book, wisdom of the men came organically out of my experiences in the men’s self-help movement, and the vision for the book evolved into what it is because of my experiences in life and work. I needed to write this book because I needed to create my life‘s work masterpiece, so I put everything I had into this to make it the best book I could possibly write.

What is a common obstacle you find many people face when becoming an entrepreneur?

The biggest common obstacle for people who want to be entrepreneurs or are in their journey is that they don’t want to try and fail because they don’t want to look stupid. It’s unfortunate because this obstacle holding so many people back is for the most part entirely imaginary as no one is thinking about you or anything you were doing. If you’re holding yourself back because you don’t want people to think you’re stupid or foolish or a loser, you really need to understand that no one is thinking about you at all. They’re just thinking about them self.

What is one piece of advice someone gave you that had the biggest impact on your life?

One of my great mentors, Dan Kennedy, started saying something I picked up on, “rich people work hard.“

For many years I wasn’t sure if I should allow myself to portray myself in my marketing as a hard-working person because so much of my work is about Celebrity, and I was concerned that Celebrity required a lifestyle of ease. But having asked many rich people including Martha Stewart, Ice-T, Dr Oz, and others who you will read about in the book, “do rich people work hard?“ I am very confident that self-made rich people do work hard, and this advice really allowed me to focus on working hard and use my hard work as a marketing tool and asset that has made me lots of money.

What is one thing you hope readers take away from your book?

There’s so many things that I want people to take away from the book, to narrow it down to only one thing would be doing the book a great disservice. In that spirit, to answer this question, I want people to understand the importance of “over delivering“ and I hope that this answer in its own way over delivers on your question.

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Steal This Entrepreneur’s Secrets – Forbes
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In this book, you will find:Timeless wise lessons from the best in their craft
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How Did It All Start?

As human beings, it is only natural to wonder where we came from and how we came about. It is only natural to wonder about the Earth and its history. Biku Ghosh has contributed to the conversation with an enlightening book that provides an exploration of the origin of the earth that the average person can understand. The author Biku Ghosh has done extensive research and provides a lot of great ideas to ponder.

This book reads like a campfire story session. It contains different origin stories from around the world, from Africa to Europe and Asia, and I found them all to be fascinating. It provides interesting insight into the beliefs of different communities. Although, a common element is a deity as the originator of the world. The Slavic creation story is especially funny in that it suggests that mountains came about as the devil coughed and fell over while trying to scamper away.

The author seems committed to presenting a well-rounded book. He begins the book with the scientific basis of the history of the planets. It also provides a historical account of the evolution of human beings. He ends the book with a catalog of interesting facts about Antarctica like the Blood Falls and diamonds floating in the air, for example. All of this is intellectually invigorating and provides plenty of food for thought.

Like all human beings, the author admits that no one really knows much about where everything came from and what was there before the Big Bang. His is a simplified account of what is known about the origin of planets and evolution. He strikes a delicate balance between scientific lingo and symbolism making the book more palatable.

How Did It All Start is not a menu of conspiracy theories, it is a museum of beliefs and scientific findings. It is a literary presentation of conversations we have all had in our heads. It is an excellent source for interesting tidbits to share with friends over wine under the stars.

Pages: 180 | ASIN: 183819178X

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If You Meet Buddha Kill Him!

If You Meet Buddha Kill Him!: A Pilgrimage To Freedom by [Iliyan Kuzmanov]

If You Meet Buddha Kill Him! by Iliyan Kuzmanov talks about love as a healing universal force, along with the power of creativity and intention. Iliyan Kuzmanov shares his life experience and lessons with the reader with a message of trusting the journey and not rushing the path that you must take to learn about yourself and your soul. With your soul freed, every day can be full of passion, art, and fulfillment—it only takes a little faith in the process.

If You Meet Buddha Kill Him! begins by exploring what it truly means to be a human being, and how our lives are shaped but our understandings of ourselves and the people around us. The book discusses the difference between spiritual and physical selves, and emphasizes the importance in learning about our non-physical selves. By connecting with the natural world around us, we can begin to reflect the principles that nature teaches us in our daily lives.

I loved the way this story talked about growing through the power and impact of love and the appreciation of the world around us. Kuzmanov discusses his time in Thailand and how the beautiful landscape gave him the tools to explore his inner selves and connect with those who live off the land. I really enjoyed hearing about how he is able to set his physical self aside and connect with the spiritual connectivity of the world.

While I loved the spiritual aspects and philosophical statements throughout the book, I would have also enjoyed some more personal anecdotes from Kuzmanov’s life. I believe that his teachings would have a stronger impact if told through these relatable stories rather than just abstract ideas.

If You Meet Buddha Kill Him! is an inspiring and fantastical book that shows what it means to trust in yourself and the power of love. If you are the type of person that wants to trust the universe to guide you along the way, this book is the perfect inspirational tool to give you the strength to let go of the material world.

Pages: 165 | ASIN: B09FF8N2P5

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The Philosophy of Science

Renyuan Dong
Renyuan Dong Author Interview

Rainstorm of Tomorrow shares your provocative philosophical insights on truth, ethics, and aesthetics. Why was this an important book for you to write?

“Philosophy is dead,” declared Stephen Hawking in agreement with many others. “As philosophers have not kept up with science, their art is dated.” However, if we refer to the history of how humans pursue knowledge, we will not find that different disciplines replaced one another in sequence. It is not that the wilt of religion gave rise to philosophy, or that the denouement of philosophy set the stage for science—nor is the world segmented into discrete, incompatible disciplinary fields. Every discipline is a language capable of encompassing all phenomena in the world. Each speaks with a unique voice. In practice, however, we rarely lean on one discipline alone to explain everything around us. For example, we are not likely to use the language of physics—despite its sufficiency—to restore psychological activities to the interminable and trivial interactions of physical particles, on account of its low efficiency and incapacity to provide us with a holistic view. With the advancement of disciplinary differentiation in today’s segmented and atomistic society, individual pieces of knowledge are often restrained to the little patch of his/her given specialty. For one to grasp the world in an all-encompassing picture, we need to weave the threads of different disciplines together. That tapestry is called the philosophy of science. I wish for my book to help by presenting this tapestry.

What is a common misconception you feel people have about ethical behavior?

Many people refuse to admit that human behavior is dominated by utilitarianism due to their misunderstanding of its deceptive principle of “gaining advantage and avoiding harm,” which is not mercenary or departs from ethics as it may intuitively sound. In reality, we often find that the behavior of people who thirst for quick success and instant rewards departs from the doctrines of utilitarianism, while other behavior that is seemingly absent of desires complies with the teachings of utilitarianism in unexpected ways.

The chapter The Conformity to Utilitarianism by Anti-Utilitarian Events and the Violation of Utilitarianism by Utilitarian Events elaborates on various misunderstandings of utilitarianism. To name a few:

I. The judgment of utilitarianism is not based on consequentialism. Nor is it founded upon the common misunderstanding of Hegelianism.

II. The dialectic of utilitarianism lies in the fact that some behavior and strategies that are unprofitable in the short term are ultimately utilitarian with regard to their far-reaching benefits; other behavior or strategies that arise from a desire for quick success and instant benefits are anti-utilitarian in the long term

III. Utilitarianism demonstrates the unity of opposites through the fact that most practices that deviate from mainstream values are utilitarian for the very reason of their scarcity.

What were some ideas that were important for you to explore in this book?

Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy dexterously weaves the storied philosophical themes of truth, ethics, and aesthetics together with the theories of relativity, quantum mechanics, neuroscience, epigenetics, social Darwinism, utilitarianism, evolutionary psychology, and modern art—from the soberest rationality to the wildest conjecture—to generate provocative or even alienating discourse on topics that readers might otherwise regard themselves as being familiar with and challenge them to re-think any settled positions that are taken for granted. Some key questions and provocative insights presented in this book include:

(I) Is the world knowable? – a metaphorical explanation by the tree growing into the soil with its roots buried in the air

(II) Does Utilitarianism overthrow free will? – the corralled “Free Will”

(III) Why do human of different cultural and ethnical backgrounds develop similar ideas and knowledge? – memory inheritance through “the encephalic waterpipe”

What is one thing you hope readers take away from your book?

Do not hesitate at the brink of a step into the “unknown” when exploring the world.

The way that human civilization advances is sometimes described as the Red Queen’s race. In a room that is constantly rolling backward, “it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that.” While humans, as a front runner, satisfy themselves by being at the head of the room and exploiting the other livestock for their welfare, hardly anyone knows what happens to those who do run twice as fast and step outside the room. Maybe they broke into another room of greater elimination speed and fiercer competition. Embattled by endless challenges and triumphs, they may lose themselves in the heavy fog of nihilism. Nihility is a pack of opportunistic wolves lurking in the shadows, leaving restless hunters in ravenous hollows. To eat or be eaten, hunters set out on a journey that is at once futile, halfway, and paradoxical. They scaled a mountain and turned back halfway, not because the scenery on the summit lacked beauty, but because it is just as beautiful. They hailed the sea to find no answer. No answer is the answer. They sold a field of flowers flowers and told the world of misery miseries. They exploited every possibility the world could offer but did not indulge in any of them. Until then, they were banners for an epiphany: how narrow the world is compared to the immense potential of what life could be. A pity that most men, for fear of a wolf attack, curl themselves up inside a tin box named purpose and significance.

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Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy dexterously weaves the storied philosophical themes of truth, ethics, and aesthetics together with the theories of relativity, quantum mechanics, neuroscience, epigenetics, social Darwinism, utilitarianism, evolutionary psychology, and modern art—from the soberest rationality to the wildest conjecture—to generate provocative or even alienated discourse on topics that readers might otherwise regard themselves as being familiar with, and challenge them into rethinking any settled positions that are taken for granted. Such provocative insights are represented by the three parts on truth, ethics, and aesthetics respectively:
(I) A reversed worldview—the tree growing into the soil with its roots buried in the air.
(II) The complexity of ethical behaviors—the conformity to utilitarianism by anti-utilitarian events and the violation of utilitarianism by seemingly utilitarian events.
(III) The establishment of universal aesthetics—memory inheritance through “the encephalic waterpipe.”

Rainstorm of Tomorrow

Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy by [Renyuan Dong]

In his book Rainstorm of Tomorrow: The Ever-Flowing Banquet of Philosophy, Renyuan Dong introduces many ideas across various disciplines that help us explain the world around us. To do this he explores three basic themes: truth, ethics and aesthetics. He surveys each of these topics in three different parts throughout his book, using science and philosophy to gain a more holistic understanding of the human world, the different things that have been motivating us and what exactly we shall be looking forward to in the future in favor of human evolution.

The writing in this book has a great flow. Dong explains multiple complex ideas in a way that’s easy for the reader to understand, making the subject in question a very interesting one. Throughout his book readers will be challenged to think in depth about everything they know concerning the way in which humans operate and their understanding of philosophy. In each chapter Dong continuously asks questions and tries to give new answers to these questions, supporting each of his arguments with references that are compelling to the reader. He offers great insights that force us to think about the world and to doubt every piece of knowledge that we have been taking for granted. The part that I found to be the most captivating about this book was the one surrounding the topic of ethics. Dong challenges us to seriously think about our values to improve morality and make this world a better place for all of us, fighting the preconceived notions that will make many of us discriminate against others out of fear or feelings of inferiority. To achieve this, he proposes to strive for perfection and enjoy the journey along the way. This book made me appreciate humanity and how far it has come, and gave me a new lens through which to view the world.

Rainstorm of Tomorrow is an thought-provoking book written in a way that’s accessible to average people. It serves as a guide to help humanity understand what will possibly be best for us in the future. It traces a line that covers our past and makes us think about the evolution that we will have to maintain to guarantee that the world will continue to grow and become a better place for the future generations. Rainstorm of Tomorrow is an enthralling and brief history of the evolution of humanity that will give you a better appreciation of the human world as it centers around our individual and collective search for truth, ethics and beauty.

Pages: 193 | ASIN: B08DDGC4LT

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Ethics for Everyman

Author Interview
Fred Fox Author Interview

To Tell The Truth asks some hard questions and explores answers to those questions that will help readers improve their lives. Why was this an important book for you to write?

I had a Peak Experience (see Maslow) in ’93 or whenever. It was profound and affected me greatly. It led to the book.

What were some sources that informed this books development?

The Peak Experience, mostly. Also my studies of ethics during writing my MBA thesis.

What were some ideas that were important for you to explore in this book?

Ethics for Everyman. Utilizing one’s built-in resources. Thinking for oneself.

What do you hope is one thing that readers take away from your book?

They have the ammunition. They only have to load it…

You are the most important person in your life. Having stated the obvious, where do you go from here? To Tell The Truth

Expressing My Extreme Disappointment

William Hanna
William Hanna Author Interview

The Broken Promise of a Promised Land delivers scathing commentary on contemporary society. Why was this an important book for you to write?

I am 81 years of age: and I don’t want to depart from this woebegone world without at least expressing my extreme disappointment, if not utter disgust, with the hypocritical double standards of western nations — including the US and its ethnic cleansing Apartheid “overlord” Israel — who over the past five centuries have dominated world politics with realpolitik foreign policies — politics based on practical situations and needs, rather than on moral principles or ideas — so that they can exploit everything and violate basic principles of law to achieve their political and economic objectives. Western nations have repeatedly committed war crimes and crimes against humanity on every continent in order to achieve their mercenary and often xenophobic objectives.

What kind of research did you undertake to complete this book?

Apart from the personal experience of growing up in various African and Middle Eastern countries — due to my parents living and working overseas — and witnessing how the indigenous populations were regarded and treated by so-called civilised European settlers — I first began serious research at the Toronto Reference Library in 1970 while living in that city and wanting to learn about the role played by religion in the historic persecution of human beings in “God’s Name.”

What were some key ideas that were important for you to explore in this book?

All such ideas were based on the fact that that the concept of “human rights” cannot be either “conditional” or “selective” and will never become a universal reality unless applied to everyone, and by everyone, including those claiming to have been chosen by “God Himself.”

What is one thing you hope readers take away from your book?

That the ideals and rights they demand for ourselves, will never materialise so long as they stand by and do nothing while others are being denied those same ideals and rights.

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Zionism . . . promotes the narrative that the Nazi holocaust is exceptional in human history – despite it being one of many holocausts from Native Americans North and South to Armenia and Rwanda. It sets Jews apart from the victims and survivors of other genocides instead of uniting us with them . . . Billions of US dollars flow annually to Israel to sustain the occupation and Israel’s sophisticated and brutal army. The war machine they fund is a leader in the global arms industry, which drains resources craved by a world in desperate need of water, food, health care, housing and education.
– International Jewish anti-Zionist Network Charter

. . .Palestinian dispossession and occupation are by design. Zionism has meant profound trauma for generations, systematically separating Palestinians from their homes, land, and each other. Zionism, in practice, has resulted in massacres of Palestinian people, ancient villages and olive groves destroyed, families who live just a mile away from each other separated by checkpoints and walls, and children holding onto the keys of the homes from which their grandparents were forcibly exiled . . .
– Jewish Voice for Peace in its “Approach to Zionism”

What will be seared into the consciousness of the world will be the image of Israel as a blood-stained monster, ready at any moment to commit war crimes and not prepared to abide by any moral restraints . . .
– Uri Avnery, former Zionist Irgun paramilitary member
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