Now More Than Ever

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Author: Aldous Huxley

Publisher: University of Texas Press

ISBN: 0292735227

Category: Drama

Page: 123

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Over the course of his career, British writer Aldous Huxley (1894-1963) shifted away from elitist social satires and an atheistic outlook toward greater concern for the masses and the use of religious terms and imagery. This change in Huxley's thinking underlies the previously unpublished play Now More Than Ever. Written in 1932-1933 just after Brave New World, Now More Than Ever is a response to the social, economic, and political upheavals of its time. Huxley's protagonist is an idealistic financier whose grandiose schemes for controlling the means of production drive him to swindling and finally to suicide. His fate allows Huxley to expose the evils he perceives in free-market capitalism while pleading the case for national economic planning and the rationalization of Britain's industrial base. This volume contains the full text of Now More Than Ever, which was believed to be lost until 1976, when a copy was found at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center of the University of Texas at Austin. A "thinker's play" that has never been produced on stage, it is the last previously unpublished piece of Huxley's major writings and immensely important to understanding his development as a writer. The editors of this volume have annotated the play for contemporary readers. Their introduction sets the play in the context of Huxley's intellectual life.

Now more than ever

proceedings of the Aldous Huxley Centenary Symposium, Münster, 1994

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Author: Bernfried Nugel

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 379

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The aim of the International Aldous Huxley Centenary Symposium held at the University of Münster from 26 to 29 June 1994 was to discuss Huxley's mature achievement as a modern writer and thinker, concentrating on his later works from the thirties onwards.

CND - Now More Than Ever

The Story of a Peace Movement

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Author: Kate Hudson

Publisher: Summersdale Publishers LTD - ROW

ISBN: 1783723262

Category: History

Page: 288

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Published to mark the 60th anniversary of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, CND – Now More Than Ever is a fascinating and timely look at an archetypal campaigning organisation. ‘CND remains a key and important part of the peace movement.’ Ken Livingstone

God I Need You Now More Than Ever Before

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Author: Latasha A. Parkmond

Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform

ISBN: 9781507619094

Category:

Page: 36

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GOD I NEED YOU NOW MORE THAN EVER BEFORE is a devotional filled with scriptures and inspiring words. Open your heart and your mind to receive the message that God has for you. God will bless you as a reader beyond your greatest expectations.

Right Now More Than Ever

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Author: Nate Pritts

Publisher: H Ngm N Books

ISBN: 9780988228702

Category:

Page: 106

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"Pritts's world is rich, vivid, intimate, and somewhat troubled." - Justin Taylor in Poetry "The flights and whims of Pritts's imagination hit hardest when he creates a form inside which they can ricochet. [...] In these moments, the poems [...] arrive at a place of vulnerability and sincerity." - Publishers Weekly "The only person more dangerous than a dark-hearted man is a dark-hearted man on a sunny day." - Melissa Broder in The Rumpus

Join the voices for recovery

now more than ever!

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Author: Center for Substance Abuse Treatment (U.S.)

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: N.A

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Includes resources which provide guidance and ideas for potential partners in planning events for National Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Month as well as ideas to help raise awareness year-round.

The World Health Report 2008

Primary Health Care : Now More Than Ever

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Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241563737

Category: Medical

Page: 119

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Provides information on medical care and health care policy from around the world.

The World Health Report 2008

Primary Health Care : Now More Than Ever

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Author: World Health Organization

Publisher: World Health Organization

ISBN: 9241563737

Category: Medical

Page: 119

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Provides information on medical care and health care policy from around the world.

Kindness and Wonder

Why Mr. Rogers Matters Now More Than Ever

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Author: Gavin Edwards

Publisher: Dey Street Books

ISBN: 9780062950741

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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A pop culture celebration of Fred Rogers and the enduring legacy of his beloved, award-winning PBS show Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood that offers essential wisdom to help us in our troubled times. Won’t you be my neighbor? For more than thirty years, Fred Rogers was a beloved fixture in American homes. Warm and welcoming, he spoke directly to children—and their parents—about the marvels of the world, the things that worried them, and above all, the importance of being themselves. Dressed in his cardigan and sneakers, Fred Rogers offered a wholesome message of generosity and love that changed the landscape of television and shaped a generation of children. Kindness and Wonder pays tribute to this cultural icon: the unique, gentle man who embodied the best of what we could be. Looking back at the history of the show and the creative visionary behind it, pop culture aficionado Gavin Edwards reminds us of the indelible lessons and insights that Mister Rogers conveyed—what it means to be a good person, to be open-hearted, to be thoughtful, to be curious, to be compassionate—and why they matter. Beautifully crafted, infused with Mister Rogers’ gentle spirit, and featuring dozens of interviews with people whose lives were touched by Fred Rogers—ranging from Rita Moreno to NFL Hall of Famer Lynn Swann—Kindness and Wonder is a love letter to this unforgettable cultural hero and role model, and the beautiful neighborhood he created.

Strong Families in Stressful Times

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Author: John T. Trent

Publisher: Harvest House Publishers

ISBN: 9780736912822

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 124

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Family counselor Dr. John Trent shares ten inspiring principles families need to weather the storms of life. His stories, personal reflections, and practical, biblical guidance will help you encourage and strengthen those who share your home and neighborhood. Discover strength for today and bright hope for tomorrow as you embrace the blessings and benefits of connecting with people you love and who love you. Book jacket.

A Praying Time

Why We Need to Pray Now More Than Ever

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Author: Daniel Whyte, III

Publisher: Torch Legacy Publications

ISBN: 0983014175

Category:

Page: 104

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The Destruction of the Family. Joblessness. Financial Collapse. Homosexual "Marriage"? Hypocritical Preachers. Materialistic Churches. Unspeakable Crimes and Violence. Earthquakes. Tsunamis. Tornadoes. Uprisings. Wars and Rumors of Wars... We are living in perilous times. We are living in a very unstable and hostile world. In A Praying Time, Daniel Whyte III rallies believers to the all-important work of prayer by first showing seven reasons why this is a praying time, and then showing the importance of Jesus Christ's principle that "men ought always to pray, and not to faint." This book will help to open your eyes, clear your vision, and prepare you to take part in the important intercessory work that God expects of all of His children. You will be challenged to pray for the world, your community, the church, and your family like there is no tomorrow.

The Book of Awakening

Having the Life You Want By Being Present in the Life You Have

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Author: Mark Nepo

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 085738693X

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 448

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The Book of Awakening provides small doses of what really matters: simple truths and stories from everyday lives, plus inspiration from the great wisdom traditions. Each day's entry is accompanied by commonplace yet profound practices, designed to help us live the life we want by being present to the life we have. For, in the words of St Francis of Assisi, 'You are that which you are seeking.' A daily guide for authentic living in hard times, The Book of Awakening is a book to keep your head high, your heart open and your feet on the ground. 'It is true,' Nepo writes, 'If you can't see what you're looking for, see what's there. It's enough.'

Die Botschaft von Kambodscha / The Embassy of Cambodia

Deutsch-Englische Ausgabe

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Author: Zadie Smith

Publisher: Kiepenheuer & Witsch

ISBN: 346230853X

Category: Fiction

Page: 128

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Nach ihrem großen Roman »London NW« legt Zadie Smith mit dieser brillanten Erzählung nach – ein literarischer Diamant! Jeden Montag beobachtet Fatou einen Federball, der hinter den hohen Mauern der Botschaft von Kambodscha hin und her fliegt – ein scheinbar unendlich andauerndes Match. Fatou ist auf dem Weg zum Schwimmbad, wo sie jeden Montagmorgen ihre Bahnen zieht. Neben den sonntäglichen Treffen mit Andrew Okonkwo, einem bibelfesten Studenten aus Nigeria, ist dies die einzige Stunde in der Woche, die ganz ihr gehört. Den Rest der Woche arbeitet Fatou als Haushälterin bei den Derawals, kauft ein, kocht, putzt und hütet die Kinder. Nein, eine Sklavin ist Fatou nicht. Hin und wieder wird sie geschlagen, und bezahlt wird sie für ihre Arbeit nicht, das Haus aber verlässt sie regelmäßig und ohne um Erlaubnis fragen zu müssen. Fatou ist stoisch, sie geht durchs Leben, wie sie ihre Bahnen im Schwimmbad zieht, und es scheint fast, als würde alles immer so weitergehen – bis Fatou einem der Kinder zufällig das Leben rettet und damit das eingespielte Gleichgewicht der Familie Derawal durcheinanderbringt.Mit »Die Botschaft von Kambodscha« stellt die großartige Zadie Smith einmal mehr unter Beweis, dass es manchmal nur weniger Worte bedarf, um eine große Geschichte zu erzählen. »Dieses prägnante Glanzstück zeigt einmal mehr, warum Zadie Smith im Alter von 38 Jahren zu den kenntnisreichsten, witzigsten, differenziertesten Beobachtern der post-kolonialen Landschaft zählt.« The Star