Tragedy and Hope

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Author: Carroll Quigley,Dauphin Publications

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781939438010

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Page: 1014

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TRAGEDY AND HOPE shows the years 1895-1950 as a period of transition from the world dominated by Europe in the nineteenth century to the world of three blocs in the twentieth century. With clarity, perspective, and cumulative impact, Professor Quigley examines the nature of that transition through two world wars and a worldwide economic depression. As an interpretative historian, he tries to show each event in the full complexity of its historical context. The result is a unique work, notable in several ways. It gives a picture of the world in terms of the influence of different cultures and outlooks upon each other; it shows, more completely than in any similar work, the influence of science and technology on human life; and it explains, with unprecedented clarity, how the intricate financial and commercial patterns of the West prior to 1914 influenced the development of today's world.

The Tragedy of Hope and Change

A Handbook for the American Electorate

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Author: Christopher J. Warren

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781456868956

Category: Political Science

Page: 97

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A Beach Read for Political Junkies... The Tragedy of Hope and Change contains insights vital to understanding the changes progressive politics have added to our political landscape. A self-employed kayak guide, small business owner, and political junkie, Chris Warren explores both the workings of the 2008 presidential election, and the overt actions by Congress, as they pertain to middle class working Americans. Exploring everything from education to individual responsibility and even media bias, the Tragedy of Hope and Change will take you on a journey to discover how the broad brushstrokes of ambiguity progressives use to modify policy, can alter the Constitution of the United States, and forever destroy the freedoms we the electorate hold so dear.

My Son Killed Himself

From Tragedy to Hope

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Author: Jessica Varian

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781943848669

Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 264

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These pages of Jessica's life are absolutely true. In this book Jessica takes readers down a dark path, through three nations. It's a journey into the mind of a frantic mother who was faced with the unimaginable that shook her faith to the core--the loss of her first-born son Jorge to drugs, to homosexuality and finally, to SUICIDE in 2011.

Haitians and African Americans

A Heritage of Tragedy and Hope

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Author: Léon Dénius Pamphile

Publisher: University Press of Florida

ISBN: 0813031079

Category: African Americans

Page: 257

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''In this well-documented and perceptively argued analysis, Leon D. Pamphile straightforwardly examines multifaceted aspects of the relations between African Americans and Haitians both at home and abroad and insightfully shows how these two subalternized groups have inscribed chunks of their histories inside the genealogies of each otherOCOs life trajectories."

28 Seconds

A True Story of Addiction, Tragedy, and Hope

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Author: Michael Bryant

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143186566

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 304

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A night that began with a dinner to celebrate his eleventh wedding anniversary ended in a jail cell for Michael Bryant. He was charged with dangerous driving causing death and criminal negligence causing the death of cyclist Darcy Sheppard. Ironically, he had helped write the legal test for the same charges sixteen years earlier. Bryant, as Ontario's attorney general, was the man responsible for administering 500,000 criminal charges every year in that province. He now faced prosecution by the same justice system. The charges were eventually dropped, but nothing could undo what had happened to Sheppard-or Bryant.

Deep Comedy

Trinity, Tragedy, and Hope in Western Literature

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Author: Peter J. Leithart

Publisher: Canon Press & Book Service

ISBN: 1591280273

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 159

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In this short but stimulating work, Peter Leithart draws upon insights from history, theology, philosophy, and literature to connect two of the most glorious and unique truths of Christianity - its hopeful eschatology and its doctrine of a dynamic, personal Trinity. First, Leithart shows that the biblical view of history is essentially comic and hopeful, in contrast to the classical Greco-Roman view, which is essentially and irredeemably tragic. Then he develops the same point by examining Greek philosophy and its descendants (including postmodernism) in contrast to orthodox Trinitarian theology. Finally, he shows how the tragic and comic worldviews have been reflected in literature, with discussions of Greek epics and two Shakespearean plays. The result is a tour through three thousand years of intellectual history that celebrates the living power of orthodoxy.

Tragedy and Hope 101

The Illusion of Justice, Freedom, and Democracy

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Author: Joseph Plummer

Publisher: Brushfire Publishing

ISBN: 9780985728311

Category: Civilization

Page: 215

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The information contained in this book contradicts nearly everything you've been led to believe about democracy and "representative government." Based on the groundbreaking research of respected historian Carroll Quigley, "Tragedy and Hope 101" reveals an unimaginably devious political system, skillfully manipulated by a handful of elite, which is undermining freedom and democracy as we know it. The goal of those who control the system, in Quigley's own words, is to dominate "all habitable portions of the world." Using deception, theft, and violence, they have achieved more toward this goal than any rulers in human history. However, the Information Age is quickly derailing their plans. The immorality of their system, and those who serve it, has become nearly impossible to hide. Awareness and resistance are growing...Tragedy is yielding to hope.