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Key 10—Wheel of Fortune

Zalewski, Chris; Zalewski, Pat Aeon Books ePub

Key 10 reduces to 1, the Magician and 0, the Fool. In 1 is the father of numbers which carries the divine spark in 0, thus giving the outpouring of life. Ten, is a number of Karma, just as the Wheel of Fortune is in some decks the Wheel of Fate. By numerical analysis of the English Kabbalah, the name ‘Wheel of Fortune’ reduces to 11 (Justice). In this is the next generation of the number. It is strength and wisdom bridged by sacrifice and suffering. Pythagorean Kabbalistic numerology reduces this name to 222 which is a counterpart to the previous reduction, the Fool as the imbecile. So you can see the dual nature of 10 through these reductions. The turn of the wheel can be a turn to the positive or negative.

The number 10 is also a number of the tenth Kabbalistic Sephirah, the Kingdom. It has been called a number of divinity—throne of God.

The Wheel of Fortune is a trump which, at first glance, is the most simplistic of all the Golden Dawn Tarot cards yet that simplicity hides a very real and masterful system that includes many of the Golden Dawn's sub-systems. In the Levi version, from which many of the modern copies developed, we are told:

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June

Gary Lantz University of North Texas Press PDF

June

If the rains have been generous, June in the Wichitas is generally a time of plenty. Each day the sun hangs over the land a little bit longer, edging towards the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year arriving around June 21. Wild fruits borne on April and May flowers are ripening, grasses are growing lush and small herds of buffalo cows graze to provide nourishment for the orange-colored calves at their flanks. It’s a serene scene, yet one that does little to calm the bulls. They are edgy now, shunning the communal comfort of bachelor groups, ready to test the air for the scent of cows in estrus.

The lumbering animals paw and roll in prairie dog towns, but the rightful tenants ignore their massive buffalo presence and continue to mimic activity you’d expect to see on a school playground. Prairie dog pups are as energetic as kittens on a country porch, scrambling, wrestling, and interacting in ways that teach prairie dog etiquette and communication. Soon midsummer heat will dominate, and life on the refuge will turn nocturnal. But for now, prairie dog pups and buffalo calves think of little other than the sheer joy of a lazy June morning, while their mothers watch life-giving thunderheads build on the horizon and lash the mountains with lightning and thunder.

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15 Farm Fresh in the City: Urban Grassroots Food Distribution Networks in Finland

WinklerPrins, A.M.G.A. CABI PDF

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Farm Fresh in the City:

Urban Grassroots Food Distribution

Networks in Finland

Sophia E. Hagolani-Albov1* and Sarah J. Halvorson2

University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland; 2University of Montana,

Missoula, Montana, USA

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It was March, there were a few inches of snow on the ground, and the air was bitingly cold.

I was invited by the founder of the REKO Circles

[food distribution networks] to accompany him to the weekly pick up scheduled to take place in the midafternoon, which at that latitude was right before nightfall. We arrived shortly after the start of the event at a parking lot that was in a forgotten corner of Pietarsaari, Finland. Cars were parked every few spaces and there was a group of people clustered around each car. The temperature hovered around freezing and products were exchanged quickly and efficiently through open trunks or out of backseats. As I watched the scene unfold in front of me, I was amazed to realize that 30 minutes ago this had been an empty parking lot and in another 30 minutes all the producers and consumers would be gone. The parking lot would be cold and silent again; the only hint of this ‘instant’ market would be the trampled snow.

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2 THE BEST SPECIAL-INTEREST TOURS: Monumental Paris, Paris with Kids, Exploring the Louvre, Paris for Museum Lovers, Paris' Best Modern Art, Hemingway's Paris

Brooke, Anna E. FrommerMedia ePub

Lines for admission to the Louvre can be long. Save time by buying tickets online in advance.Monumental ParisThis tour covers a lot of ground, so be prepared for lots of walking and, when your feet ache, metro-hopping. For your efforts, you’ll see the city’s most glorious edifices in one giant sweep. If you get an early start and keep moving, you should be able to make it to the Eiffel Tower (the last stop) by sunset. START: Métro to Invalides.❶ ★★★ Hôtel des Invalides/Napoleon’s Tomb. The imposing Les Invalides complex, with its symmetrical corridors and beautiful Dôme church (Libéral Bruand and Jules Hardouin-Mansart’s golden-domed masterpiece), was built in 1670 by Louis XIV as a military hospital and a showpiece of the Sun King’s military power. Approach it from the cherub-clad pont Alexandre III to see it as intended, from the end of its perfectly balanced gardens, lined with canons. Inside, along with accouterments of Napoleon’s life and death, is the Musée de l’Armée, with enough historic weaponry (vicious battle-axes, clumsy blunderbusses) to mount another revolution. Among the collection’s gems are a German Enigma machine, used by Hitler’s army to encrypt messages, and suits of armor worn by the kings and dignitaries of France, including one worn by Louis XIV and François I’s exquisite “armor suit of the lion,” inspired by Classical war heroes. The complex also contains the Charles de Gaulle Monument, a high-tech audiovisual attraction covering the whole of de Gaulle’s life, particularly his role in World War II; the Musée des Plans Reliefs, the collection of scale-model cities Vauban, Louis XIV’s military engineer, used for planning military attacks; and of course, Napoleon’s beautiful, over-the-top tomb, set inside the Dôme church, featuring giant statues that represent his victories. You can also see his death mask and an oil painting by Paul Delaroche, painted at the time of Napoleon’s first banishment in 1814.  1 hr. 129 rue de Grenelle, 7th. ☎ 01-42-44-38-77. www.invalides.org. Admission 9.50€ ages 26 & over, 7.50€ ages 18–25, free for children 17 & under & visitors 25 & under from E.U. countries. Nov–Mar daily 10am–5pm; Apr–Oct daily 10am–6pm. Oct–June closed 1st Mon of the month. Charles de Gaulle Monument closed Mon. Métro: Invalides, Varenne or La Tour Maubourg; RER C: Invalides.

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Chapter 9 What Is the Context? Fostering Entrepreneurial Leaders’ Social Awareness

Greenberg, Danna Berrett-Koehler Publishers ePub

Stephen Deets and Lisa DiCarlo

We don’t see things as they are, we see them as we are.

—Anaïs Nin

BY THE END OF CAITLYN’S FIRST EVENING IN THE COUNTRY, THE Ghanaian fishmongers had reduced her to tears. Caitlyn had traveled to Ghana excited about the opportunity to advise Ghanaians on how to improve their businesses. During her first evening of consultations, however, the women in her small group openly mocked her. Whenever she offered a new idea, the women laughed, “What do you think this is— America?”

The next day Caitlyn took a different approach. She asked questions and listened intently. The women slowly opened up and explained the entire process—from how fish are caught to how they are sold at the market. More importantly, they helped Caitlyn understand how the community operates and the social relations and practices that surround the fishing industry. Although Caitlyn did not solve these business owners’ problems, by listening and learning about the Ghanaian context she was able to advise the group in a way that was consistent with the social processes that make the Ghanaian fishing industry work.

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7 The Best Nightlife

Sacha Heselstine FrommerMedia ePub

Sample a Dutch beer at a friendly cafe or bar, like Hoppe.

Nightlife Best Bets

Best Place to Sip Wine with the Young & the Beautiful

Bubbles & Wines, Nes 37 (p 106)

Best Place to Drink with the Locals

Café Nol, Westerstraat 109 (p 106)

Friendliest Gay Bar

Amstel 54, Amstel 54 (p 109)

Best Pub by a Windmill

Brouwerij ’t IJ, Funenkade 7 (p 110)

Dance Club That’s Most Worth a Taxi Ride

Hotel Arena Club, ’s-Gravesandestraat 51 (p 108)

Best Brown Cafe with a Summer Terrace

Café De II Prinsen, Prinsenstraat 27 (p 107)

Best Place to Dance If You’re Looking for Exclusivity

Jimmy Woo, Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 18 (p 108)

Most Hip & Happening Dance Club

Panama, Oostelijke Handelskade 4 (p 109)

Best for Romance

Chocolate Bar, Eerste Van der Helststraat 62A (p 107)

Best for Gezelligheid (Dutch Hospitality)

Café Pollux, Prins Hendrikkade 121 (p 106)

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Chapter Seven: Post analytic reflections

Hill, Christine A.S. Karnac Books ePub

“It had the seeds of something very alive and vital. It gave me a foundation, a very good basis to the whole idea of beginning to have a mind, and a mind of my own”

(Rosa)

“Overall, when you put everything in the pot, and mix it up to see what comes out at the end, the whole experience was a kind of mediocre stew. Any good ingredients put in became lost in the process”

(Steve)

The way in which patients ended their analyses seemed generally consistent with how they later recalled their overall experiences. Ten spoke very positively about the benefits they had received; the other eight patients were more or less negative, but were still able to describe some helpful aspects which they took away with them.

Among the many positive outcomes expressed was the capacity of the analyst to impart something to the patients that was “learn-able,” enabling them to internalize the experience and continue the work on their own.

Ruth, who managed to negotiate a mutually satisfactory ending, spoke of gaining “enough tools” to continue on her own.

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1. Schools in Crisis

Charis Boutieri Indiana University Press ePub

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Schools in Crisis

As we walked toward a bookshop in Kenitra, a medium-sized city on the Atlantic coast, Lahiane, a high school student in his senior year, and I passed a gathering of several hundred unemployed demonstrators. This buzzing crowd made up of both sexes and a variety of ages, anger and boredom imprinted on their faces, had gathered outside the town’s city hall to organize yet another rally demanding more jobs that were both secure and more highly paid (see Figure 1.1). Lahiane, his somber gaze fixed on the crowd, smiled bitterly and asked me, “What do you say? Shall I join them?” He had not yet graduated high school.

The pessimism Lahiane voiced has informed the actions of large numbers of unemployed school and university graduates, known by the term diplomés chômeurs. Approximately 27 percent of all educated young Moroccans are unemployed, and more work on an irregular basis or have insecure jobs (African Development Bank 2013, 12). For the last two decades, many of these graduates have spent their days frequenting the offices of labor unions syndicates and demonstrating outside government buildings. Seeking access to white-collar jobs in the new service sector that has superseded Morocco’s mainly agricultural and small industrial economy, these lower-middle and middle class youth have seen their job prospects systematically dwindle. As a consequence, these youth move between advocating forcefully for a chance at social integration and economic prosperity based on the meritocratic evaluation of their educational skills and expressing deep cynicism about the material and ideological value of these skills. It is hardly surprising then that both students and graduates took to the streets during the tumultuous Arab Uprisings (2011–2012). They protested not only the current set-up of political institutions and their own economic marginalization but also that the failure of educational experiences to give them the possibility of pursuing a “decent life.” They staged sit-ins, confronted the security forces, and engaged in highly symbolic acts of self-immolation across the kingdom.1

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8 THE BEST NIGHTLIFE

Pauline Frommer FrommerMedia ePub

Bartender at Bemelman’s Bar in the Carlyle Hotel.

Nightlife Best Bets

Best Old-School Atmosphere

King Cole Bar, 2 E. 55th St. (p 134)

Best Fake Old-School Atmosphere

The Dead Rabbit, 30 Water St. (p 18)

Best Choice of Single-Malt Scotches

d.b.a., 41 First Ave. (p 132)

Best Place to Bowl & Sip a Martini

Bowlmor Times Square, 229 W. 44th St. (p 132)

Best Cocktails

Pegu Club, 77 W. Houston St. (p 134)

Best Hotel Bar

Bemelmans Bar, The Carlyle, 35 E. 76th St. (p 132)

Best Museum Bar

Roof Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave. (p 134)

Best Vodka Selection

Russian Samovar, 256 W. 52nd St. (p 135)

Best Bar with a View

Roof Garden, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave. (p 134)

Best Bar for Hearing the Written Word

KGB Bar, 85 E. 4th St. (p 133)

Take the L Train: Billyburg Bars

Just over the bridge in Brooklyn, Williamsburg is an arts and nightlife hub (see p 76 for more on the ‘hood). To check out some of the city’s freshest bars and clubs, you only need to take a short ride on the L train from 14th Street in Manhattan to Lorimer Street in Brooklyn. Union Pool (www.union-pool.com) is a welcoming bar with a large outdoor space, velvet lounges, and a post-hipster crowd. Pete’s Candy Store (www.petescandystore.com) is a nifty tavern with live music, trivia, spelling-bee nights, and a Sunday backyard barbecue. If you want to see a hot band in a top-notch setting, the Music Hall of Williamsburg (www.musichallofwilliamsburg.com)—a sister club to the Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge in Manhattan—is a good bet. Also hit The Shanty (p 77) and Maison Premier (p 79).

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Summary of Key Points

Finley, S. CABI PDF

Summary of Key Points

 Dry spells during the growing season, and not total rainfall deficits or droughts, are the principal cause of water deficit on most rainfed farms.

 The impact of dry spells on crop yields can be mitigated by adopting soil and water conservation practices, harvesting rainfall, applying supplemental irrigation, and/or practicing conservation agriculture.

 In many dryland areas, over half of the rain that falls is not captured by the soil but is lost as runoff, evaporation, deep percolation, and evaporation.

 The capacity of field soils to hold water is closely related to organic matter content and soil type.

 Soil organic matter content can be enhanced by providing soil cover, recycling plant residues into the soil, and planting several varieties of crop.

 Cover crops and green manures cover the soil while acting as natural fertilizer.

 Rainwater runoff can be beneficially harvested to provide additional water inputs.

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Chapter Eleven - The Problem of the Transference (1927)

Karnac Books ePub

CHAPTER ELEVEN

The problem of the transference*1

 

For some time I have wanted to discuss the problem of the transference. My reason for wishing to do so is not only that I regard the phenomenon of transference as the major problem in psychopathology, but that I do not think that throughout the field of psychopathology there exists any other problem except the transference phenomenon. In short, it is my view that the neurosis and the transference are one.

This position calls for explanation. It calls for it the more because a right account of this wider acceptation of the transference affords also a right account of the essential basis of group analysis—a basis upon which my entire position in psychoanalysis rests.2

As technically described, the transference is the unconscious response with which the neurotic patient reacts toward persons of his environment and specifically toward the personality of the psychoanalyst. This response (attraction or repulsion) represents a replacement for early affectional memories, most particularly for the early impressions that cluster about the parent. Once a relationship of close confidence is established toward his physician, these early impressions surge back to the patient and automatically fixate his emotional interest upon the analyst. But, under conditions of group analysis, one finds this description far too narrow for the scope of the phenomena embraced under it. One can only attribute so restricted a definition to the limited tendency of interpretation to which one is necessarily confined upon an individualistic basis of analysis. As the presumable therapeutic efficacy of the transference and its axiomatic conditioning of the analysis grow precisely out of this restricted conception of it, it is the more urgent that we expand our outlooks and define more broadly the phenomenon of the transference.

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2. Pain and Pleasure: An Evidential Problem for Theists

Edited by Daniel HowardSnyder Indiana University Press ePub

PAUL DRAPER

Pain and Pleasure: An Evidential Problem for Theists

I will argue in this paper that our knowledge about pain and pleasure creates an epistemic problem for theists. The problem is not that some proposition about pain and pleasure can be shown to be both true and logically inconsistent with theism. Rather, the problem is evidential. A statement reporting the observations and testimony upon which our knowledge about pain and pleasure is based bears a certain significant negative evidential relation to theism.1 And because of this, we have a prima facie good epistemic reason to reject theism—that is, a reason that is sufficient for rejecting theism unless overridden by other reasons for not rejecting theism.

By “theism” I mean the following statement:

There exists an omnipotent, omniscient, and morally perfect person who created the Universe.

I will use the word “God” as a title rather than as a proper name, and I will stipulate that necessary and sufficient conditions for bearing this title are that one be an omnipotent, omniscient, and morally perfect person who created the Universe. Given this (probably technical) use of the term “God,” theism is the statement that God exists.

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Chapter 21 – Parole and Good-time

Jorge Antonio Renaud The University of North Texas Press ePub

CHAPTER TWENTY-ONE

parole, good time, and discharge

Now, to what you’ve all been waiting for: the frustrating rules governing an inmate’s release from prison. First—parole is not a right; it is not guaranteed to any inmate. Parole is a privilege. It is granted by the Texas Board of Pardons and Paroles, which consists of eighteen men and women who were appointed to their seats due to their avowed interest in law and order. Second—parole will be awarded when the members of the board decide, and their decision is subjective. It is also influenced by the political winds of the day, and by pressures brought to bear by overcrowded prisons and available money to build new ones. So, if a convict tells you he is “up for parole,” don’t rush out to buy him clothes. All he is saying is that he is now eligible and that the board will shortly review his case and consider him for parole.

Before I go into details, let me stress those two points. Parole is not guaranteed, and there is no way to predict what the board will do in any given case. A man serving a twenty-year sentence for robbery may become eligible for parole after two and one-half years and be granted parole. Then again, he could be denied, reviewed every year thereafter and denied each time until he has done his entire twenty years, and it would all be perfectly legal, although rare.

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2. Creation and the Natural Order

Hugh J. McCann Indiana University Press ePub

 

If we think the existence of a creator is at all likely, it is worthwhile to try to understand as well as we can the nature of creation, and the relationship between God's activity as creator and the doings of the things he creates. That can be a challenging task. The common view of creation is pretty ingenuous: we tend to think of God as a temporal being who, by fiat, put the world in place “in the beginning,” along with whatever principles of operation it might have required, and then “rested.” The scriptural credentials of this view are, of course, impeccable, and it makes for a nice division of labor between God and the world. He is responsible for the world's beginning, and—at least to the extent that it works deterministically—for its subsequent history as well. But he is responsible for the latter only indirectly, for on this picture the things that make up the world have robust and independent natures. They survive and function on their own; and they have the capacity to react to influences that surround them, as well as to effect change in other entities. Indeed, but for occasional acts of intervention—to bring the course of nature into line with human needs, perhaps, or to demonstrate his presence and power to the hard of heart—there is really rather little for God to do in such a world. Such non-engagement has, of course, a certain suspicious quality: one would expect the loving God of the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic heritages to be a little more doting, a little more involved with the world. But it also guarantees that the products of creation will be entities of real substance and power, fully capable of independent existence and action.

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8: Pollen–Style (In)compatibility: Development of Autogamous Cultivars

Rafel Socias i Company; Gradziel, T.M. CABI PDF

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Pollen–Style (In)compatibility:

Development of Autogamous Cultivars

Rafel Socias i Company*

Centro de Investigación y Tecnología Agroalimentaria de Aragón,

Zaragoza, Spain

8.1  Almond Self-incompatibility

inside almond orchards at blooming time, even without recognizing the real effect of the bees.

Almond, with very few exceptions, is a self-­ Campbell (1915) observed that isolated trees had incompatible species (Socias i Company, 1990), poor or no production, although he incorrectly thus requiring cross-pollination for commercial attributed it to the floral morphology preventing production (see Chapter 1). Traditional almond self-pollination. growing primarily utilized open-pollinated seedGradually, commercial orchards were establings, not only found in orchards, but also as lished using grafting to perpetuate desirable single trees at the borders of fields and roads clones, and problems of poor crop yields not only

(Grasselly, 1972; Rikhter, 1972). Occasional bit- became more frequent but also were more noter or non-productive almonds were noticed and ticeable. This system started in California in the used as rootstocks for grafting using scions of pro- latter part of the 19th century, where the first ductive trees, since almond grafting was a

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