The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-Time Job Seekers


Author: Meg Busse



Category: Business & Economics

Page: 252

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Interested in exploring opportunities for meaningful work in the nonprofit sector? The Idealist Guide to Nonprofit Careers for First-time Job Seekers is a comprehensive resource for emerging professionals pursuing their first position in the n

The Idealist

Your Guide to the INFP Personality Type


Author: Jaroslaw Jankowski

Publisher: LOGOS MEDIA

ISBN: 8379810708

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 58

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Discover a compendium of knowledge on the idealist – INFP personality type! As you explore this book, you will find the answer to a number of crucial questions: * How do idealists think and what do they feel? How do they make decisions? How do they solve problems? What makes them anxious? What do they fear? What irritates them? * Which personality types are they happy to encounter on their road through life and which ones do they avoid? What kind of friends, life partners and parents do they make? How do others perceive them? * What are their vocational predispositions? What sort of work environment allows them to function most effectively? Which careers best suit their personality type? * What are their strengths and what do they need to work on? How can they make the most of their potential and avoid pitfalls? * Which famous people correspond to the idealist’s profile? * Which nation displays the most features characteristic of this personality type? This book is part of the ID16 Personality Types series. ID16 is a personality typology which draws on the theory developed by Carl Gustav Jung. Typologies formulated on the basis of Jung’s theory are widely used in teaching, training, coaching and human resource management, as well as in career and relationship counselling. They also form a basis for numerous programmes supporting personal development and improving interpersonal relationships. The majority of global businesses employ Jungian personality tests as a standard tool in their recruitment procedures and vocational development processes.

The Idealist

Aaron Swartz and the Rise of Free Culture on the Internet


Author: Justin Peters

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1476767742

Category: Computers

Page: 352

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This smart, “riveting” (Los Angeles Times) history of the Internet free culture movement and its larger effects on society—and the life and shocking suicide of Aaron Swartz, a founding developer of Reddit and Creative Commons—written by Slate correspondent Justin Peters “captures Swartz flawlessly” (The New York Times Book Review). Aaron Swartz was a zealous young advocate for the free exchange of information and creative content online. He committed suicide in 2013 after being indicted by the government for illegally downloading millions of academic articles from a nonprofit online database. From the age of fifteen, when Swartz, a computer prodigy, worked with Lawrence Lessig to launch Creative Commons, to his years as a fighter for copyright reform and open information, to his work leading the protests against the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), to his posthumous status as a cultural icon, Swartz’s life was inextricably connected to the free culture movement. Now Justin Peters examines Swartz’s life in the context of 200 years of struggle over the control of information. In vivid, accessible prose, The Idealist situates Swartz in the context of other “data moralists” past and present, from lexicographer Noah Webster to ebook pioneer Michael Hart to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. In the process, the book explores the history of copyright statutes and the public domain; examines archivists’ ongoing quest to build the “library of the future”; and charts the rise of open access, the copyleft movement, and other ideologies that have come to challenge protectionist intellectual property policies. Peters also breaks down the government’s case against Swartz and explains how we reached the point where federally funded academic research came to be considered private property, and downloading that material in bulk came to be considered a federal crime. The Idealist is “an excellent survey of the intellectual property battlefield, and a sobering memorial to its most tragic victim” (The Boston Globe) and an essential look at the impact of the free culture movement on our daily lives and on generations to come.

The Idealist


Author: Salvatore Salamone

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 1475925654

Category: Fiction

Page: 644

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The IDEALISTbegins with a boy's imaginary quest to rescue his father from the czar's prison. Out of his imagination emerges Georg-Karl Russano, a Socialist journalist and champion of human rights. His father, disillusioned by the Russian Revolution, becomes his bitter enemy. Alessandra, his ?rst love, is from a prominent family whose wealth ?nances Mussolini's rise to power. Georg-Karl shares his fugitive existence with Roberto and Giulia until the secret police capture him. After a daring escape, Georg-Karl rejoins Giulia and their son in exile. His bookPrisonsearns him international success, although fame leads him to a betrayal. He seeks redemption in the Spanish civil war. With the execution of his father and mistress, Georg-Karl loses faith in his cause, but the crucible of World War II restores his beliefs. With the Allied victory, Italy becomes a democracy, his ideals enshrined in its constitution. Russano re?ects on his comrades./p>...their faded faces besieged his memory—the architects of destruction, the blind visionaries, the bright shadows of the underground, the prisoners of principles, the unhappy exiles, the soldiers of the republic, and the heroes of the Resistance. They were his life, his beacons, like the ?ery stars in the night.

The Idealist

Jeffrey Sachs and the Quest to End Poverty


Author: Nina Munk

Publisher: Anchor

ISBN: 0385537743

Category: Social Science

Page: 272

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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Bloomberg • Forbes • The Spectator Recipient of Foreign Policy's 2013 Albie Award A powerful portrayal of Jeffrey Sachs's ambitious quest to end global poverty "The poor you will always have with you," to cite the Gospel of Matthew 26:11. Jeffrey Sachs—celebrated economist, special advisor to the Secretary General of the United Nations, and author of the influential bestseller The End of Poverty—disagrees. In his view, poverty is a problem that can be solved. With single-minded determination he has attempted to put into practice his theories about ending extreme poverty, to prove that the world's most destitute people can be lifted onto "the ladder of development." In 2006, Sachs launched the Millennium Villages Project, a daring five-year experiment designed to test his theories in Africa. The first Millennium village was in Sauri, a remote cluster of farming communities in western Kenya. The initial results were encouraging. With his first taste of success, and backed by one hundred twenty million dollars from George Soros and other likeminded donors, Sachs rolled out a dozen model villages in ten sub-Saharan countries. Once his approach was validated it would be scaled up across the entire continent. At least that was the idea. For the past six years, Nina Munk has reported deeply on the Millennium Villages Project, accompanying Sachs on his official trips to Africa and listening in on conversations with heads-of-state, humanitarian organizations, rival economists, and development experts. She has immersed herself in the lives of people in two Millennium villages: Ruhiira, in southwest Uganda, and Dertu, in the arid borderland between Kenya and Somalia. Accepting the hospitality of camel herders and small-hold farmers, and witnessing their struggle to survive, Munk came to understand the real-life issues that challenge Sachs's formula for ending global poverty. THE IDEALIST is the profound and moving story of what happens when the abstract theories of a brilliant, driven man meet the reality of human life.

The Idealist Illusion and Other Essays

Translation and Introduction by Fiachra Long, Annotations by Fiachra Long and Claude Troisfontaines


Author: Maurice Blondel

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401593639

Category: Philosophy

Page: 156

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I was very happy when in 1997 Fiachra Long came to spend part of his sabbatical leave at the Archives Maurice Blondel at Louvain-Ia-Neuve. This allowed him to bring together and complete his translation of three important articles from Maurice Blondel, known as the philosopher of Aix-en-Province. These three articles fonn a unity: they make explicit certain aspects of the method used in the great thesis of 1893, Action. This thesis, it is well known, aroused many polemic debates after its appearance. Thomist theologians accused Blondel of turning back towards Kantian idealism whereas the philosophers of the Revue de metaphysique et de morale accused him on the contrary of falling back on a pre-critical realism. The three articles translated here, each in its own way, attempt to pass beyond these two opposite charges. The Idealist Illusion (1898) underlines the fact that the content of consciousness should be unfurled as it appears, by withdrawing from any idealist or realist prejudice, before judging the consistency of its content as a whole. In this way Blondel supports the "phenomenological" method used in his thesis. The Elementary Principle of a Logic of the Moral Life (1903) is a very well-worked text which shows that "the logic of possession and privation" is broader than "the logic of amnnation and negation. " Using these words, Blondel develops certain striking laws of action such as that of the "parallelogram of contrary forces.

The Handbook to Building a Better World

How to Turn Your Good Intentions into Actions that Make a Difference


Author:,Stephanie Land

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101019913

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 288

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From the world?s largest nonprofit networking website?a resource that gives readers the tools they need to make a difference. Part career guide, part activist?s handbook, The Handbook to Building a Better World provides tools and inspiration for anyone who wants to make a difference but doesn?t know where to start. Inspired by 600,000-member online community and their ongoing search for work that gives back to the world, this practical reference walks readers through the different ways they can get involved and the range of possibilities for applying one?s interests and skills to meet their community?s needs. staff gives a comprehensive understanding of the issues, options, organizations, and resources so readers can be proactive, whether it?s through one?s current job, volunteering, donating, personal spending, board service, starting an organization, or changing careers.

Lafayette: Lessons in Leadership from the Idealist General


Author: Marc Leepson

Publisher: St. Martin's Press

ISBN: 0230115659

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 224

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The Marquis de Lafayette is an icon of American—and French—history. Lafayette's life story is the stuff of legend. Born into an aristocratic French family of warriors, made lieutenant in the French Royal Guard at age 14, and married into the royal family at 16, he traveled to the colonies at his own expense to fight in the American Revolution. By age 20, he was embraced by George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, who became his life-long friends. Here, historian Marc Leepson delivers an insightful account of the great general, whose love of liberty and passionate devotion to American and French independence shines in the pages of history.

The Pygmalion Project

The Idealist


Author: Stephen Montgomery

Publisher: Intj Books

ISBN: 9780960695492

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 315

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The third part of Dr. Stephen Montgomery's quartet on love and coercion among the types focuses on the Idealists (NF) intense, highly intuitive, temperament. Learn how the Idealists search for ideal love, longing to find the perfect "soul mate" with whom they can share their inner lives. Montgomery has selected characters in the pages of D.H. Lawrence, Leo Tolstoy, Charlotte Bronte, E.M. Forester, and several other authors. More significantly, read about the Idealist's special gift for what Professor Keirsey calls the Pygmalion Project, that need in all of us to sculpt our loved ones into copies of ourselves.