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Compassion, Love and Sex

by Osho Osho International Foundation

Although Osho responds to a question related to compassion the main issue he addresses in this talk is 'love' and he expands his response to elaborate a deeper understanding of sex, love and compassion. "Only compassion is therapeutic - because all that is ill in man is because of lack of love. All that is wrong with man is somewhere associated with love. He has not been able to love, or he has not been able to receive love. He has not been able to share his being. That's the misery. That creates all sorts of complexes inside."

Compassion: A Reflection on the Christian Life

by Henri J. M. Nouwen Donald P. Mcneill Douglas A. Morrison Joel Filartiga

In this provocative essay on that least understood virtue, compassion, the authors challenge themselves and us with these questions: Where do we place compassion in our lives? Is it enough to live a life in which we hurt one another as little as possible? Is our guiding ideal a life of maximum pleasure and minimum pain? Compassion answers no. After years of study and discussion among themselves, with other religious, and with men and women at the very center of national politics, the authors look at compassion with a vigorous new perspective. They place compassion at the heart of a Christian life in a world governed far too long by principles of power and destructive control. Compassion, no longer merely an eraser of human mistakes, is a force of prayer and action -- the expression of God's love for us and our love for God and one another. Compassion is a book that says no to a compassion of guilt and failure and yes to a compassionate love that pervades our spirit and moves us to action. Henri Nouwen, Donald McNeill, and Douglas Morrison have written a moving document on what it means to be a Christian in a difficult time.

The Compassionate Carnivore

by Catherine Friend

Catherine Friend tackles the carnivore's dilemma, exploring the contradictions, nuances, questions, and bewildering choices facing today's more conscious meat-eaters. The Compassionate Carnivore is "perfect for people who would like to eat meat but have moral, ethical, or health concerns about doing so" (Marion Nestle, What to Eat). Based on her own personal struggle, Friend's original, witty take on the meat and livestock debates shows consumers how they can be healthy and humane carnivores, too.

The Compassionate Carnivore

by Catherine Friend

Catherine Friend tackles the carnivore's dilemma, exploring the contradictions, nuances, questions, and bewildering choices facing today's more conscious meat-eaters. The Compassionate Carnivore is "perfect for people who would like to eat meat but have moral, ethical, or health concerns about doing so" (Marion Nestle, What to Eat). Based on her own personal struggle, Friend's original, witty take on the meat and livestock debates shows consumers how they can be healthy and humane carnivores, too.

The Compassionate Carnivore: Or, How to Keep Animals Happy, Save Old MacDonald's Farm, Reduce Your Hoofprint, and Still Eat Meat

by Catherine Friend

For most of her life, Catherine Friend was a carnivore who preferred not to consider where the meat on her plate came from-beef didn't have a face, chicken didn't have a personality, and pork certainly shouldn't have feelings. But Friend's attitude began to change after she and her partner bought a farm and began raising sheep for meat. Friend's ensuing odyssey through the world of livestock and farming is a journey that offers critical insights-for omnivores and herbivores alike-into how our meat is raised, how we buy it and from whom, and why change is desirable and possible. From a distressing lesson about her favorite Minnesota State Fair food (pork-chop-on-a-stick) to the surprising gratitude that came from eating an animal she'd raised and loved, Friend takes us on a wild and woolly ride through her small farm (with several brief detours into life on factory farms), along the way raising questions such as: What are the differences between factory, conventional, sustainable, and organic farms, and more importantly, why do we need to understand those differences? What do all those labels-from organic to local to grass fed and pasture raised-really mean? If you're buying from a small farmer, what are the key questions to ask? How do you find that small farmer, and what's the best way to help her help you? In the same witty and warm style that characterized her memoirHit by a Farm, Friend uses her perspective as a sustainable farmer and carnivore to consider meat animals' quality of life-while still supporting the choice to eat meat. Regardless of whether you eat meat once a day, once a week, or once a year, your perspective of what goes on your plate-and in your mouth-will never be the same.

The Compassionate Cook or, "Please Don't Eat the Animals!" A Vegetarian Cookbook

by Ingrid Newkirk

Today over nine million Americans no longer eat meat every day and many more are joining this joyous lifestyle to save animal lives. Some are pure vegetarians--or vegans--and do not use animal ingredients of any kind, including eggs and dairy products. Whether you are changing your diet for humanitarian reasons or because you are interested in maintaining a healthy body or preserving the planet's resources, this is the cookbook for you.

The Compassionate Instinct: The Science of Human Goodness

by Jason Marsh Dacher Keltner Jeremy Adam Smith

Leading scientists and science writers reflect on the life-changing, perspective-changing, new science of human goodness. In these pages you will hear from Steven Pinker, who asks, "Why is there peace?"; Robert Sapolsky, who examines violence among primates; Paul Ekman, who talks with the Dalai Lama about global compassion; Daniel Goleman, who proposes "constructive anger"; and many others. Led by renowned psychologist Dacher Keltner, the Greater Good Science Center, based at the University of California in Berkeley, has been at the forefront of the positive psychology movement, making discoveries about how and why people do good. Four times a year the center publishes its findings with essays on forgiveness, moral inspiration, and everyday ethics in Greater Good magazine. The best of these writings are collected here for the first time. A collection of personal stories and empirical research, The Compassionate Instinct will make you think not only about what it means to be happy and fulfilled but also about what it means to lead an ethical and compassionate life.

The Compassionate Life

by His Holiness the Dalai Lama David Kittelstrom

"The key to a happier and more successful world is the growth of compassion." --His Holiness the Dalai Lama Giving and receiving affection is the key to happiness, and compassion is the key that opens our hearts to affection. Illuminating themes touched upon in The Good Heart and The Art of Happiness, this generous and gentle book contains some of the most beloved teachings on compassion that the Dalai Lama has ever offered. Touching and transformative, The Compassionate Life is a personal invitation from one of the world's most gifted teachers to live a life of happiness, joy, and true prosperity. Collected here for the first time are four of the Dalai Lama's most accessible and inspiring teachings on compassion. The purpose of life is to be happy, His Holiness reminds us. To be happy, we should devote ourselves to developing our own peace of mind; the more we care for the happiness of others, the greater our own peace of mind. Therefore, we must develop compassion for others in order to be truly happy. In these four teachings--imbued with the gentle humor and extraordinary kindness of this incomparable teacher--His Holiness explores altruism and the need for compassion on an individual as well as a global scale. He offers specific practices for developing loving-kindness and compassion in even the most difficult situations.

Compassionate Love (Montana Skies #2)

by Ann Bell

Bryan is a new pastor to the area and Theresa is director for the local women's shelter....Wil they find autumn love in their 40's?

Compelling Connection

by Karen Young

Lauren Holt had been raised as a well-bred Southern lady--to do the proper things, make wise, safe decisions and--most importantly--to defer to her menfolk. So, when her husband had insisted that she bear him a child by artificial insemination, she obeyed, as her marriage vows required. She'd always played by the rules, but now that she was on her own, a widow with a son to support and a high-tech business under siege, Lauren was no longer even sure what the game was. Enter Ryder Bryden, robotics expert extraordinaire, aa uncompromising man with his own ironclad game plan. Winning Lauren and her child was all he wanted out of life--but was he willing to pay the price?

Compelling Evidence

by Steve Martini

The defense lawyer is Paul Madriani. The accused is his ex-lover, Talia Potter. The victim died of a gunshot wound to the head. He was Paul Madriani's boss, his mentor, his friend. And he was Talia Potter's husband...

Compelling Evidence

by Steve Martini

"Steve Martini has written a wonderfully crafted and clever courtroom thriller. We unquestionably have a new literary lion in the fictional crime genre. " -Vincent Bugliosi "In the tradition of great courtroom dramas, Steve Martini's Compelling Evidence is a taut, tense tale that I simply could not put down. " -Dominick Dunne "Sets a standard for suspenseful, intelligent courtroom drama that will be hard to equal. It's by far the best of the genre I've ever seen . . . Absolutely thrilling. " -Clifford Irving "Terrific and intriguing legal drama . . . thoroughly entertaining. It's great!" -Melvin Belli "Superb . . . truly on a level with Presumed Innocent. " -F. Lee Bailey

Compelling People: The Hidden Qualities That Make Us Influential

by John Neffinger Matthew Kohut

How People Judge You#151;And How To Come Out Looking Good Required Reading at Harvard Business School Everyone wants to know how to be more influential. But most of us don't really think we can have the kind of magnetism or charisma that we associate with someone like Bill Clinton or Oprah Winfrey unless it comes naturally. Now, in Compelling People, which is already being taught at Harvard and Columbia Business Schools, John Neffinger and Matthew Kohut show that this isn't something we have to be born with#151;it's something we can learn. Expanding on the themes in their co-authored Harvard Business Review cover story #147;Connect, Then Lead," they trace the path to influence through a balance of strength (the root of respect) and warmth (the root of affection). Each seems simple, but only a few of us figure out the tricky task of projecting both at once. The ability to master this dynamic is so rare that we celebrate and elevate those people who have managed to do it Drawing on cutting-edge social science research as well as their own work with Fortune 500 executives, members of Congress, TED speakers, and Nobel Prize winners, Neffinger and Kohut reveal: The common thread connecting Machiavelli and Martin Luther King The secret technique behind the success of Bill Clinton, Ann Richards and Denzel Washington#151;one that you can use today How looks affect our career prospects The single best strategy for getting someone to agree with you Compelling People explains how we size each other up#151;and how we can learn to win the admiration, respect, and affection we desire.

The Compendium of Srem

by F. Paul Wilson

The most evil book ever conceived falls into the hands of the leader of the Spanish Inquisition in this ingenious bibliomystery from the bestselling creator of Repairman Jack In the fifteenth century, the Spanish Inquisition spreads terror throughout the land, with Prior Tomás de Torquemada serving as the ultimate judge of who will live and who will be consigned to the purifying flames. Never has Torquemada questioned his own faith or his sacred duty to rid the world of heretics, blasphemers, and nonbelievers. Now, however, an extraordinary volume has come into his possession--an ancient book that radiates pure evil. The prior realizes this abomination must be destroyed along with anyone who has come into contact with it, for it is surely the devil's work, corrupting and possessing all those who touch it. But whom can Torquemada trust to help him achieve his mission now that The Compendium of Srem has passed through numerous hands . . . including his own?F. Paul Wilson is a writer who is at home working in many different genres, from medical thriller to science fiction to mystery to urban fantasy to horror. Now he travels back centuries in time to explore the secret history of a book of great and terrible power, an ancient volume of eldritch lore that plays a substantial role in the author's popular Repairman Jack series of novels: The Compendium of Srem.

Compendium of the Microbiological Spoilage of Foods and Beverages

by William H. Sperber Michael P. Doyle

Though much of our collective knowledge on microbiological spoilage has accrued over the past century and is still valid today, there is no one place to find this information. Compendium of the Microbiological Spoilage of Foods and Beverages is the first book to collect this important information. This book is edited by William H. Sperber and Michael P. Doyle, two of the best researchers in this field.

Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church

by Pontifical Council for Justice Peace

"The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church," a unique, unprecedented document in the history of the Church, serves as a tool to inspire and guide the faithful who are faced with moral and pastoral challenges daily. It is divided into five sections, an introduction, three parts, and a conclusion entitled For a Civilization of Love. "The Compendium of the Social Doctrine of the Church" is a must-have resource for leaders of social ministry at the diocesan and parish level as well as those in religious education, school, and youth and young adult ministry.

Compete Smarter, Not Harder

by William Putsis

How to compete in the right space for greater profitability and growthThe Internet, mobile technology, the ubiquity of information and the availability of big data have dramatically increased the speed and impact of success and failure. Companies today know that they must be competitive, but precisely where, and more importantly how, to compete is not always easy to identify--until now. Compete Smarter, Not Harder explains how to prioritize market opportunities so that a company's strengths in one area can be leveraged across multiple markets. Using cutting-edge academic research and extensive industry practice, author William Putsis outlines the strategic decisions needed to determine which space provides the best margins, overall profitability, and growth potential.Details a step-by-step process for strategic prioritization, from strategic market selection to the tactics of execution, providing competitive advantage across marketsWritten by Doctor William Putsis, a professor of marketing, economics, and business strategy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, who has consulted and led executive development efforts with leading companies throughout the worldPrioritize with conviction. Make absolutely sure that all of your hard work goes toward the right space.

Competency-Based Assessments in Mental Health Practice

by Susan W. Gray

"Competency-Based Assessments in Mental Health Practice should be required reading for all clinical practitioners and students. Author Susan W. Gray provides a competency-based assessment model that moves away from looking at mental illness as a 'disease' to capturing people's strengths and the uniqueness of their experience with mental illness. " -Alex Gitterma Zachs Professor and Director of PhD Program "Competency-Based Assessment in Mental Health Practice not only describes the rather cumbersome DSM-IV-TR® in a manner that graduate students and clinicians can easily understand and apply, but it also presents a competency-based type of clinical assessment that most effectively integrates the social work practice orientation that acknowledges, appreciates, and nurtures client strengths, resilience, and client ability for empowerment. " -Agathi Glezakos, PhD, LCSW School of Social Work California State University, Long Beach A competency-based assessment model integrating DSM classifications for a complete, strengths-based diagnosis Competency-Based Assessments in Mental Health Practice introduces a unique, competency-based assessment that presents a brief overview of the major mental disorders that practitioners will likely encounter in their work with clients, followed by a series of case studies and practical applications. This book provides valuable guidance for clinicians to make assessments grounded in client strengths and possibilities for a more therapeutically complete picture of every client's "story. " Organized around selected diagnostic categories from the DSM-IV-TR, this hands-on guide offers a multidimensional look at the many factors that play a role in a client's life. Its holistic approach to the assessment process considers each client's unique experience with mental illness, through a concurrent evaluation of strengths and pathology, in order to set the stage for realistic optimism about the potential for change.

Competency Web: The Corporate DNA

by N. P. Rajasekharan

The Competency Web is an inevitable tool and a process in the context of transformation and change. All organisations require this web that is configured to suit each company.

Competing for the Future

by Gary Hamel C. K. Prahalad

New competitive realities have ruptured industry boundaries, overthrown much of standard management practice, and rendered conventional models of strategy and growth obsolete. In their stead have come the powerful ideas and methodologies of Gary Hamel and C.K. Prahalad, whose much-revered thinking has already engendered a new language of strategy. In this book, they develop a coherent model for how today's executives can identify and accomplish no less than heroic goals in tomorrow's marketplace. Their masterful blueprint addresses how executives can ease the tension between competing today and clearing a path toward leadership in the future.

Competing on Analytics

by Thomas H. Davenport Jeanne G. Harris

You have more information at hand about your business environment than ever before. But are you using it to "out-think" your rivals? If not, you may be missing out on a potent competitive tool.In Competing on Analytics: The New Science of Winning, Thomas H. Davenport and Jeanne G. Harris argue that the frontier for using data to make decisions has shifted dramatically. Certain high-performing enterprises are now building their competitive strategies around data-driven insights that in turn generate impressive business results. Their secret weapon? Analytics: sophisticated quantitative and statistical analysis and predictive modeling.Exemplars of analytics are using new tools to identify their most profitable customers and offer them the right price, to accelerate product innovation, to optimize supply chains, and to identify the true drivers of financial performance. A wealth of examples-from organizations as diverse as Amazon, Barclay's, Capital One, Harrah's, Procter & Gamble, Wachovia, and the Boston Red Sox-illuminate how to leverage the power of analytics.

Competing Schools of Economic Thought

by Lefteris Tsoulfidis

The greatest works of economists have the potential to provide insights on current economic developments and policy challenges long after they are written. This book seeks to investigate the evolution of the core ideas and policy recommendations of the major schools of economic thought, and to present and critically evaluate those theories that have survived over time and can inform us about current developments and economic policies. The theories of major economists are presented and used to promote an understanding of the underlying mechanisms of the economy and to address contemporary problems and issues. In addition, the book explores the fascinating dynamics of shifting from one school of economic thought to another. Each chapter concludes with a summary, critical remarks, a set of questions for reflection and discussion, and recommendations for further reading.

Competing Visions of Empire

by Abigail L. Swingen

Abigail L. Swingen's insightful study provides a new framework for understanding the origins of the British Empire while exploring how England's original imperial designs influenced contemporary English politics and debates about labor, economy, and overseas trade. Focusing on the ideological connections between the growth of unfree labor in the English colonies, particularly the use of enslaved Africans, and the development of British imperialism during the early modern period, the author examines the overlapping, often competing agendas of planters, merchants, privateers, colonial officials, and imperial authorities in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.

Competition Engine Building

by John Baechtel

This book focuses on the needs of high rpm, high durability, high-powered racing engines. It begins by looking at the raw design needs, then shares how these needs are met at various phases of development, assembly, testing and tuning. It also serves as a reference for professionals anxious to learn the latest techniques or see how new tools are used.

Competition in Indian Banking

by A. Prasad Saibal Ghosh

A report from the International Monetary Fund.

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