Half Truth

Half Truth

Author: Ferrukh Mir

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9781450286459

Category: Political Science

Page: 524

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Half Truth is an endeavor to portray the real picture of todays burning and bleeding Afghanistan. It unveils the hidden faces and ruthless powerful forces behind this exclusive global tragedy. It reveals, how Afghanistan was turned into a battlefield in mid seventies, using highly emotional religious slogan (Jihad) as a deceptive net and a Machiavellian tool, to organize an international anti- communism front to destroy the USSR. Half Truth unveils, how in post USSR era, once again same forces chose Afghanistan as a center stage, to advance their hidden agenda of capturing the vast natural energy resources and precious metals of the Central Asia, Caspian, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Middle East. It exposes, evil covert plans, and objectives of intriguing forces, which created Taliban, Osama and Al-Qaeda. It reveals, how stannic concept of so called Islamic Terrorism was crafted, and later on used as a poisonous propaganda tool through global corporate media ,to terrify the common public in the US and West. Half truth unveils the reality, how intriguing forces engineered the terrorist attacks, which eventually appeared in the shape of Sep11, 2001 terrorist attacks. It also unveils, how ill-fate Afghanistan was over -run by US led NATO alliance, using evil slogans of so called Islamic terrorism and war on terror. Half Truth exposes , US led NATO alliance failures, in building the oil and gas pipelines inside the Afghanistan during last nine years, for which, occupied forces have killed tens of thousands of innocent Afghans, using worlds most lethal weaponry, writing a new page of modern barbarism. It also explains how these greedy forces have turned world economic superpower; the US into world biggest debtor nation, endangering its future. Half Truth exposes the highest level of frustration, among US rulers, due to their failures in Afghanistan and warns about catastrophic outcome of bloodshed in Afghanistan and Pakistan: a global fl ash point. It also warns about horrible socio-economic impacts on US society in particular and global community in general if this war without end continues for next five years. Half Truth invites all the peace loving forces within the US and around the globe to join hands to block the evil warring forces, to bring back the world peace by cooling down the Afghanistan hell by nurturing the lofty traditions of inter-faith harmony and mutual co existence for better and brighter future of the mankind.

The Half-Truth High

The Half-Truth High

Author: Kevin Fleming

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595457083

Category: Self-Help

Page: 110

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Did you ever wonder why self-improvement strategies dealing with change and success make things seem so reasonable? Could it be that what makes all these mantras and pop books so appealing on a mass scale is the same thing that keeps them from working. They all "make sense." But are all the things that make sense TRUE? Dr. Fleming takes you deep within the mind of a psychologist and leadership consultant, letting you in on the secrets of the half-truth-the clever way we convince ourselves we are changing bad habits, leading a company to profitability, or even rising personally to the highest level of thinking about ultimate reality. Utilizing a questioning process that turns half-truths over to find the denied part of reality in us all, Dr. Fleming paves a way to understanding and change that no simple "7 Tips or Tools" book could possibly provide.

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-truths, and Total Nonsense

Hard Facts, Dangerous Half-truths, and Total Nonsense

Author: Jeffrey Pfeffer

Publisher: Harvard Business Press

ISBN: 9781591398622

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

View: 392

The best organizations have the best talent. . . Financial incentives drive company performance. . . Firms must change or die. Popular axioms like these drive business decisions every day. Yet too much common management “wisdom” isn’t wise at all—but, instead, flawed knowledge based on “best practices” that are actually poor, incomplete, or outright obsolete. Worse, legions of managers use this dubious knowledge to make decisions that are hazardous to organizational health. This practical and candid book challenges leaders to commit to evidence-based management as a way of organizational life – and shows how to finally turn this common sense into common practice.

All the Essential Half-Truths about Higher Education

All the Essential Half-Truths about Higher Education

Author: George Dennis O'Brien

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226616582

Category: Education

Page: 266

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In this refreshing and original exploration, George Dennis O'Brien looks at higher education in America. O'Brien argues that to debate intelligently the future of education we must stop focusing on its ideals and look instead at its institutions. He does this by addressing nine half-truths, such as whether "low cost public education benefits the least advantaged in society," and goes on to examine how accurately they reflect the true state of higher education. The result is a thought-provoking discussion of the present challenges and future prospects of American higher education. "O'Brien's historical overview of the transition from 19th-century denominational colleges to 20th-century research-driven and largely secular ones is provocative. Cleverly written and well-focused, the book addresses the financial pressures facing higher education and asks vital questions about cutbacks and curricula."—Publishers Weekly "Lively, engaging, and richly suggestive." —Francis Oakley, Commonweal "O'Brien employs calm, powerful reason, without sensationalism. His perspective is illuminating. . . . All the Essential Half-Truths About Higher Education is one of the wisest and most useful treatments of American higher education." —John Attarian, Detroit News

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half-Truths

Ludwig Wittgenstein: Half-Truths and One-and-a-Half-Truths

Author: Jaakko Hintikka

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9781402041099

Category: Philosophy

Page: 354

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IF WITI'GENSTEIN COULD TALK, COULD WE UNDERSTAND HIM? Perusing the secondary literature on Wittgenstein, I have frequently experienced a perfect Brechtean Entfremdungseffekt. This is interesting, I have felt like saying when reading books and papers on Wittgenstein, but who is the writer talking about? Certainly not Ludwig Wittgenstein the actual person who wrote his books and notebooks and whom I happened to meet. Why is there this strange gap between the ideas of the actual philosopher and the musings of his interpreters? Wittgenstein is talking to us through the posthumous publication of his writings. Why don't philosophers understand what he is saying? A partial reason is outlined in the first essay of this volume. Wittgenstein was far too impatient to explain in his books and book drafts what his problems were, what it was that he was trying to get clear about. He was even too impatient to explain in full his earlier solutions, often merely referring to them casually as it were in a shorthand notation. For one important instance, in The Brown Book, Wittgenstein had explained in some detail what name-object relationships amount to in his view. There he offers both an explanation of what his problem is and an account of his own view illustrated by means of specific examples of language-games. But when he raises the same question again in Philosophical Investigations I, sec.

No Half-Truths Allowed Study Guide: Understanding the Complete Gospel Message

No Half-Truths Allowed Study Guide: Understanding the Complete Gospel Message

Author: Christine Paxson

Publisher: Ambassador International

ISBN: 9781620209875

Category: Religion

Page: 110

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When it comes to proclaiming the Gospel message, half-truths, vague notions, and generalizations can be dangerous.

In today’s Church, many people are spreading a gospel that is full of half-truths, unaware that they are believing lies about Who God is and what our roles as Christians are. Our responsibility as Christians is to dive into God’s Word and find His truths for ourselves. In this study guide, you will be directed to explore the Scriptures for yourself to find the true Gospel.

Designed as a companion piece to No Half-Truths Allowed: Understanding the Complete Gospel Message by Christine Paxon and Rose Spiller, No Half-Truths Allowed Study Guide is an interactive study guide with questions and Scriptures to help readers delve even deeper into understanding the complete Gospel message.

Though this study guide can stand alone without the book, it is designed to supplement the book to give a richer and deeper understanding of the Gospel message and is easily adaptable for individual or small group study. Learning is enriched and more fun when you do it together!

Healing Our Children

Healing Our Children

Author: Ramiel Nagel

Publisher: Rami Nagel

ISBN: 9780982021316

Category: Health & Fitness

Page: 401

View: 414

Nagel reveals the actual cause of the following diseases: Birth Defects, Sudden Infant Death, Autism, Infertility, Colic, Tooth Decay, Miscarriage, Infant Mortality, Morning sickness, Premature Birth, Scoliosis, Postpartum Depression, and Mental Disabilities. The true cause is our toxic foods, our toxic medicines, our toxic environment, and our toxic world. In knowing this and learning to make wise choices, you become empowered to prevent these conditions.

Legal Secrets

Legal Secrets

Author: Kim Lane Scheppele

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226737799

Category: Law

Page: 378

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Does the seller of a house have to tell the buyer that the water is turned off twelve hours a day? Does the buyer of a great quantity of tobacco have to inform the seller that the military blockade of the local port, which had depressed tobacco sales and lowered prices, is about to end? Courts say yes in the first case, no in the second. How can we understand the difference in judgments? And what does it say about whether the psychiatrist should disclose to his patient's girlfriend that the patient wants to kill her? Kim Lane Scheppele answers the question, Which secrets are legal secrets and what makes them so? She challenges the economic theory of law, which argues that judges decide cases in ways that maximize efficiency, and she shows that judges use equality as an important principle in their decisions. In the course of thinking about secrets, Scheppele also explores broader questions about judicial reasoning—how judges find meaning in legal texts and how they infuse every fact summary with the values of their legal culture. Finally, the specific insights about secrecy are shown to be consistent with a general moral theory of law that indicates what the content of law should be if the law is to be legitimate, a theory that sees legal justification as the opportunity to attract consent. This is more than a book about secrets. It is also a book about the limits of an economic view of law. Ultimately, it is a work in constructive legal theory, one that draws on moral philosophy, sociology, economics, and political theory to develop a new view of legal interpretation and legal morality.

Half-truths and Semi-miracles

Half-truths and Semi-miracles

Author: Anne Tyler

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 9781473563483

Category: Fiction

Page: 54

View: 471

Susanna has an incredible gift: she can heal ailments with just the touch of her hand. People travel from far and wide based on their faith in her abilities. But Susanna’s power only works in certain cases -- it’s a semi-miracle. And as she grows into a woman, and tries to build a life of her own, her calling to fix and cure becomes more of a burden than a blessing. Why is she able to take people’s pain away sometimes, and not others? And not when she needs to most of all? With the balm of time, and the wisdom of experience, Susanna must learn to live with the mysterious nature of her miracle. Available to readers for the first time since its initial publication, this is a wry and moving story by an American master.