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And Gulliver Returns Book IV : A Look at Our Human Values

By: Lemuel Gulliver XVI

...s losing one‘s job. Sex makes us happier, as does enjoying one‘s job. The Americans, who spend much more time working are much higher on the happine... ...ed at home, in your neighborhood or in school is the truth, divine truth. Americans eat with their forks in their right hands, Europeans with the for... ...ies ate their meals together. She was appalled by the poor manners of the American students. Her mother had taught her good table manners at home, r... ... with your fork in your left hand and your knife in your right). But the Americans had very poor manners. They cut all their food first then put the... ...the right hand. The Norwegian assumed that after a few weeks the ignorant Americans would follow her lead of good manners. After two weeks she was ca... ...original King James version, proscribed killing, the Jews would have been pacifists and would be against capital punishment. So was the original Kin... ...of Jesus‘s pacifism?‖ —―Hindus and Buddhists are more likely to be pacifists because all life is sacred and part of the totality of god. Just...

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And Gulliver Returns Book III : A Visit to Kino

By: Bob Oconnor

...or strawberries. 9 ―World cotton prices have never been lower but American cotton farmers earn nearly twice as much for their crops because... ...fe by the Chinese or the realities of the ill-conceived war in Iraq for the Americans and British—it doesn‟t take long for the truth to be known. The... ... price of their exports up. The Chinese yuppies are following the American way of pursuing money and the things it can bring—less free time... ...ble to love. We continue children‘s nurturing in schools by following your American pattern of teaching children to take turns. They must realize tha... ...ctual statutes rather than on the Common Law that has given Englishmen and Americans so many ways to get around the statutes enacted by their legisl... ...l blessings and support of God. You Americans have been the most militant pacifists in the history of the world. ―It is our belief that democ...

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The Path of Splitness

By: Indrek Pringi

...ew lions? When there were millions of grazing animals? Why didn’t the North American natives colonize the land where millions of bison lived? It ... ...hapter Three: Summary of Hominid-Human development 205 The earliest North American cultures invented bone-tools and flint tools by themselves. B... ...plitting with crude stones as the first form of stone technology. After North American humans began splitting Mammoth-bones: did they start evolving... ...Neanderthals In Europe, and the Clovis Culture exterminating the earlier North American humans, and taking over the continent. The same basic histor... ... underdog at the beginning; was romantic to say the least. What if the North American Indians tried to do it? Or the Irish…? Oops, I forgot…that ... ...x did not like its skirts being besmirched with accusations by rich, affluent pacifists screaming at them to stop selling weapons to corrupt dictator...

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The Unfettered Life of Kenyon of New Orleans

By: Steven David Justin Sills

...she had drifted from state to state with an entirely different man, a Thai-American, whom she had met at a convenience store and whom she had shagge... ...nger with the wistful gaze of the poor youth, mostly Hispanic and African American, who stared enviously at products behind shop windows. Here she wa... ...d put it. Back then, wasn't there a belief that this family of indigenous American Indians and pseudo-animists of a Catholic nuance, this seemingly e... ... catch some of the occasional drops on her tongue, the way she, a belated American Indian severed of the culture, horselessness notwithstanding, had... ...the store catered toward the Asian community where, among more traditional American products, one could find kimchee or seaweed flavored potato chips... ...s that domineer over and suffocate a life. We should be careful as gentle pacifists not to condemn violence for, you see, it is a component of histo...

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In the Fourth Year Anticipations of a World Peace

By: H. G. Wells

...l comment. It was a phrase powerful enough to sway many men, essen- tially pacifists, towards taking an active part in the war against German imperial... ...reatest of the Western Allies is now the United States of America, and the Americans have come into this war simply for an idea. Three years and a hal... ...etter in Marburg’s “League of Nations,” a straight- forward account of the American side of the movement by the former United States Minister in Belgi... ...plications were fully established, that there resided a sovereignty in the American people as a whole, as distinguished from the peoples of the severa... ...rvene, but it is still chary of such intervention. And these states of the American Union were at the outset so independent-spirited that they would n... ... a common name. To this day they have no common name. We have to call them Americans, which is a ridiculous name when we consider that Canada, Mexico,...

....? A phrase, ?The War to end War,? got into circulation, amidst much sceptical comment. It was a phrase powerful enough to sway many men, essentially pacifists, towards taking an active part in the war against German imperialism, but it was a phrase whose chief content was its aspiration. People were already writing in those early days of disarmament and of the abolition o...

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What Is Coming a Forecast of Things after the War

By: H. G. Wells

...rld peace. There are a few special secretaries employed by phil- anthropic Americans, and that is about all. There has been no provision made even for... ... the White House, by the clash of political parties, by interferences with American overseas trade and the security of American citizens. He has no mo... ... so suicidal a possibility. America too, it may be, will develop some Pan- American equivalent. Probably the hundred millions of Latin America may ach... ...owers left— the anti-German allies, the allied Central Europeans, the Pan- Americans. And it is to be noted that, whatever the constitu- ents of these... ... the European States after the war will grow up in the common European and American mind; public men on either side will indicate concordance with thi... ...ee them shifting to the side of the at present negligible group of British pacifists. I do not think one can count on any limit to their selfishness a... ...e calculations of some of these extreme and apparently quite unreasonable “pacifists” are right. Be- fore the war is over there will be a lot of money... ...ry disturber, could the more readily sympathise with the passive school of Pacifists if its proposals involved the idea that England should keep to En... ... I have defined as the natural map of mankind. I can- not understand those pacifists who talk about the German right to “expansion,” and babble about ...

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War and the Future; Italy, France and Britain at War

By: H. G. Wells

...rgely made up for by the good will and generous efforts of the English and American press. An interesting monograph might be written upon these variou... ...ut out a bed of begonias. In Paris I met a charming 50 War and the Future American writer, the wife of a French artist, the lady who wrote My House o... ...nally into the writer’s study there come to hand drifting fragments of the American literature upon the ques- tion of “preparedness,” and American pap... ...ce to the initiatives of Mr. Diplock; they have approximated rather to the American caterpillar. As I suspected when first I heard of these devices, t... ...s. Some people in London the other day were pretending to be shocked by an American who boasted that he had been in “two bully bombardments,” but he w... ...he Yielding Pacifist and the Conscientious Objector. Of course, we are all pacifists nowadays; I know of no one who does not want not only to end this... ...most of the people I meet, and most of the people I met on my journey, are pacifists like myself who want to make peace by beating the armed man until... ... T ribunals to wrangle with the objectors about their bona fides. Then the Pacifists and the Pro-Germans issued little leaflets and started correspond... ...would like to do or just what they would like to see done to stop-the- war pacifists and conscientious objectors; pleasant rather than fruitful imagin...

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Main Street

By: Sinclair Lewis

...; and a rebellious girl is the spirit of that bewildered empire called the American Middlewest. II Blodgett College is on the edge of Minneapolis. It ... ...u recipes for curry, voyages to the Solomon Isles, theoso- phy with modern American improvements, treatises upon success in the real-estate business. ... ...t I’ve seen an awful lot of towns—one time I went to Atlantic City for the American Medical Association meet- ing, and I spent practically a week in N... ... in slant for- age caps and rattling sabers. It suggested to them a common American past, and it was memorable because they had discovered it together... ...essed her. They were so stolid. She had always maintained that there is no American peasantry, and she sought now to defend her faith by seeing imagin... ...lves, they’re sedi- tious as the devil—disloyal, non-patriotic, pro-German pacifists, that’s what they are!” “Did this organizer say anything pro-Germ...

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Mr. Standfast

By: John Buchan

... and ultimately, for the book's denouement, into the Alps. Those who know Greenmantle will meet some old friends again here, including Bullivant, the American John Blenkiron, the South African Peter Pienaar and others. To quote Hannay's contemporary, Sherlock Holmes, “The game's afoot!” How will it come out? And though Hannay is no James Bond, might he perhaps be a literar...

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Inaugural Addresses of the Presidents of the United States from George Washington to Bill Clinton

...s deeply, as finally, staked on the experiment entrusted to the hands of the American people. Besides the ordinary objects submitted to your care, it ... ...man Race in humble supplication that, since He has been pleased to favor the American people with opportuni ties for deliberating in perfect tranquil... ...y terror, intrigue, or venality, the Government may not be the choice of the American people, but of foreign nations. It may be foreign nations who go... ... world; if an unshaken confidence in the honor, spirit, and resources of the American people, on which I have so often hazarded my all and never been ... ...he sense and spirit, the faith and honor, the duty and interest, of the same American people pledged to support the Constitution of the United States,... ...e too much disturbed by the thought of either isolation or entangle ment of pacifists and militarists. The physical configu ration of the earth has ...

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