The idea that science is just one more way of knowing the world and that there are other, radically different, yet equally valid ways, has taken deep root in academia. In Fear of Knowledge, Paul Boghossian tears these relativist theories of knowledge to shreds. He argues forcefully for the intuitive, common-sense view--that the world exists independent of human opinion and that there is a way to arrive at beliefs about the world that are objectively reasonable to anyone capable of appreciating the relevant evidence, regardless of their social or cultural perspective. This short, lucid, witty book shows that philosophy provides rock-solid support for common sense against the relativists; it is provocative reading throughout the discipline and beyond.
This is the fourth book by Professor Franz Ruppert translated into English from the German original. In it Ruppert continues his exploration of the impact of trauma on human beings that has been the topic of his previous books. This book looks at the structure and functioning of the psyche, and how traumas influence psychological functioning. He takes a holistic stance, understanding the psyche as part of the psychosomatic system and shows how the separation of mind and body is impossible, illogical, and unhelpful. Traumas are always psychosomatic events, whether seemingly a physical trauma or a psychological trauma. Using many case examples, Ruppert explores the underlying issue of relational trauma, the perpetrator/victim dynamics at play. His exploration and developed theories of perpetrator and victim look deeply into the nature, origins and rationale of perpetration as, in itself, a result of traumatisation. It is not helpful to think of perpetrators as just ´evil´; we have to understand how the person becomes a perpetrator, the context of the perpetrator, sometimes over several generations. This is an exciting book. Ruppert has the ability to reach beyond the conventional boundaries of psychotherapeutic thinking, questioning some of our basic assumptions and building on our accumulated knowledge. He brings a sharp, scientific eye to the complex world of consciousness and the psyche, the results of which can only enhance our understanding.
What are your limits ?! In this short audiobook, you will learn much about yourself and others. It is packed with wisdom and life lessons from ancient history to the modern era. You will learn how to overcome fear in every aspect of your life to help you achieve the most valuable thing in the world: the purpose of your existence, whatever that may be. This is a short audiobook that gets straight to the point. It´s no secret that the world we all coexist is not always a simple place to live, with fear being the #1 destroyer of all dreams and happiness. Most importantly, this little audiobook will express the importance of a growth mindset. With a growth mindset, you will quickly learn that limits are just another illusion. You will learn how kindness is the best possible mode of humility, and humility is the best platform to learn from. But, most importantly this audiobook will explain just how vital knowledge, confidence, and a growth mindset can be used to push through the fear. There is no limit in your achievement with a mind bent on improvement and the diligence to push through anything that stands in your way. I fought in the ring and cage for years. I have coached and trained warriors, and I have used some of this wisdom and knowledge to paint you a picture of what your life can look like if you but merely push through the fear. I will be explaining why concentration alone can dramatically improve your life, leadership, and with those you encounter on a daily basis. We all innately understand that anything worth the effort will not come quick or easy. But I will show you the fastest possible way for you to earn the right to count yourself among those select few people who let nothing get in the way of accomplishment and their birthright - happiness. This all starts with kicking out fear and adopting a growth mindset and a little bit of work to seal the deal. I learned a while ago that a growth mindset is the only 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alex Freeman. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/115871/bk_acx0_115871_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
The Earth lies shaken in the aftermath of a conspiracy. Some of the smartest minds on the planet have striven for and died in an effort to scour the skies of four vast alien satellites, but their success has brought a terrible vengeance down upon us. While alien agents stalk the Earth, a team of exhausted scientists and military outcasts struggle to fight them among a planet on the brink - the brink of plague, the brink of war, and the brink of an invasion larger than they can possibly imagine. But they have allies. Two of the alien agents have forsaken their homes, their families, and their very species to stop the greatest act of genocide any of them has ever known. They carry with them the knowledge we need to save humanity and take us into a new and marvelous age. But Lana and the remaining enemy agents are far from defeated. As they begin to reap havoc among the diseased and bereft, Neal, Ayala, and Barrett must find a way to achieve the impossible - by fair means or foul, they must unite the world´s disparate nations. And they must do so quickly, for the Armada is fast approaching, and behind the great fires of their decelerating engines, the huge fleet is readying itself for war. 1. Language: English. Narrator: R. C. Bray. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/podm/000197/bk_podm_000197_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
For millions of people, a mosque is a safe haven, a place to worship. But others fear that mosques are a breeding ground for terrorists - especially since September 11, 2001. It´s the same building, but has become a marker for so much controversy. This hour, we wanted to approach the idea of the mosque from the buildings themselves. We talk with architects about the theology of mosque design. We look into the poltics of building a new mosque in America. And we hear the story of Mimar Sinan, the chief architect of the Ottoman Empire. [Broadcast Date: April 13, 2016] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Fleming. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/tbon/160413/rt_tbon_160413_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Does anyone still hitchhike? Cult film director John Waters does. At the age of 66, he hitchhiked 2,800 miles, from Baltimore to San Francisco. He tells us about the people who picked him up, along with some who didn´t. And did the America Interstate System pave the way for fear and violence on the highways? [Broadcast Date: August 6, 2014] 1. Language: English. Narrator: Jim Fleming. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/tbon/140806/rt_tbon_140806_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In this hour, Deborah Blum tells the remarkable story of the two scientists who invented forensic medicine and figured out how to catch killers using poison. The late 19th century was the golden age of arsenic, when poisoners got away with murder. That all changed in the 1920s when these New York scientists learned how to detect toxins in the human body. Then, a few maverick physicists in the 1970s revived interest in the philosophical dimensions of physics - especially quantum mechanics - by investigating some of the deepest questions in science: quantum entanglement, the connection between quantum reality and consciousness, even the paranormal. Some actually managed to get CIA funding for their research on ESP. Next, science historian Holly Tucker chronicles the controversies over the first blood transfusions in the 17th century and why this raised fundamental questions about what it means to be human. It´s a great story about the origins of science, the fear of monsters and it even involves a scandalous murder trial. And finally, journalist Steve Volk believes the paranormal can be studied scientifically and says it´s also a great subject for journalists. He considers a range of paranormal phenomena, including telepathy, UFOs, life after death, and also talks about a memorable ghost story in his own family history. [Broadcast Date: September 5, 2012] 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/rt/tbon/120905/rt_tbon_120905_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Achieve massive success today by mastering your emotions and overcoming fear. This book makes it simple and easy! Do you want to feel: Courageous? Determined? Effective? In Control? Confident? In Brian Cagneey´s The 7 Laws of Fear: Break What´s Holding You Back and Turn Fear into Confidence, you´ll discover how to end fear´s negative effects on your life - and start using this vital emotion for good! He teaches you the brain science behind your fear response and how it acts as a defense mechanism in times of crisis. When you face and master your fear, you can use it to increase your alertness, memory, attention to detail, and overcome social anxiety. Fear books and anxiety books like Brian´s have one vital message: Don´t let fear tell you what to do and how to live your life - put it to work for you with this amazing book! In The 7 Laws of Fear, Brian provides a wealth of knowledge and wisdom for conquering your fear - and turning it to your advantage! The first Law of Fear: Use fear to sharpen your focus The second Law of Fear: Decrease your fear and redefine failure The third Law of Fear: Do the opposite of what your fear tells you to do The fourth Law of Fear: Embrace the power fear can give you The fifth Law of Fear: Use fear to find and develop this powerful hidden trait The sixth Law of Fear: Understand the strange mechanisms of fear The seventh Law of Fear: Without this, you can´t succeed 1. Language: English. Narrator: Nathan W Wood. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/062708/bk_acx0_062708_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.