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Eco Escuela : Ideas para habitar el planeta

By: Benjamin Casadiego Cabrales

El documento relata la historia de la comunidad de Belén de los Andaquíes, Caquetá, que se organizó en tiempos de guerra para defender su entorno y en menos de treinta años lograron transformar una región caracterizada por la extracción de indiscriminada de los recursos naturales, en un lugar protector del agua y los bosques amazónicos como respuesta al reto del cambio climático. Es a partir de esas historias y ese contexto regional donde se inscribe el proyecto Impleme...

“Los resultados de la expedición Colombia Bio en el Parque Municipal Andakí revelaron que la estrategia de los lugareños para cuidar la Biodiversidad de Belén de los Andaquíes produce buenos resultados. En sólo 26.000 hectáreas aparecieron 47 especies nuevas para la ciencia”. Revista Semana (Edición 1850, octubre de 2017)

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Survival Scenarios and Suggestions

By: Richard Scroggins

My primary goal is sharing the hunting and survival knowledge that I have from my experience growing up and living in the country, as well as my time in the military as an Emergency Management Specialist. I have always been interested in primitive skills, and in preserving them for the future. I also believe that the modern culture that we have built is based on a very fragile framework of technology(i.e. Electricity), that could collapse at any time due to a natural or ...

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Thriving Relationships (5 Principles; 3 Taxonomies; 2 Processes)

By: Merle Leon Canfield

Step by step process of developing and maintaining interpersonal relationships.

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Aia He Kaheka

By: Wíllíam H. Wílson

Aha Punana LeoHe ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i ho okumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka ho ola ana i ka olelo Hawai i a me ka ho okumu ana i na kula e a o ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula ho olu u olelo oiwi mua loa ho i o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka ho ololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawai i, ua lawe ia ke ki ina ho ona aua...

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He Pule Hoolaa Alii (A Prayer Consecrating a Chief)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

O ka Walewale hookumu honua ia; O ke kumu o ka lipo i lipo ai; O ke kumu o ka Po i po ai; O ka Lipolipo, o ka lipolipo; O ka lipo o ka La, o ka lipo o ka Po; Po wale ho—i.; Hanau ka po; Hanau Kumulipo i ka po he kane; Hanau Poele i ka po he wahine; Hanau ka Uku koakoa, hanau kana he akoakoa puka; Hanau ke Koe enuhe eli hoopuu honua; Hanau kana he Koe puka; Hanau ka Pea, ka peapea kana keikipuka; Hanau ka Weli, he weliweli kana keiki puka.; Hanau ka Ina ka Ina; Hanau kana...

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A Tale of Two Cities

By: Dave Mckay

"A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens, is part of a computerised reading program devised by journalist/author Dave McKay. The program, which paraphrases classic novels, primarily targets people who are learning English as a second language. It enables older students to quickly read classic novels despite having a very limited reading vocabulary. Each book has a number on the cover, showing how many different English words were used in McKay's translation of teh book....

It was the best of times; it was the worst of times.

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Conservadorismo é amor

By: Marcelo Hipólito

Quem vive no Ocidente se encontra sob a influência do pensamento judaico-cristão, aquele que acolhe com ternura e caridade; afinal, “não é bom que o homem esteja só” (Gênesis 2:18). Nesta verdade fundamental reside o Nós conservador e cristão, legado dos nossos ancestrais, um sentimento de integração e pertencimento a algo bom e justo, maior do que nós mesmos, fundado no amor a Deus e ao próximo. Essa é a essência da atitude conservadora existente no Brasil, o dever de c...

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He Wahi Moolelo No Na Lawaia Ma Kapalilua, Kona Hema, Hawaii

By: Kepa Maly

A collection of historical accounts and oral history interviews with elder Kama'ainan fisher-people from the Kapalilua region of South Kona, island of Hawai'i.

This volume, compiled at the request of Scott Atkinson on behalf of The Nature Conservancy, includes excerpts from selected historical records and oral history interviews with elder kamaaina of the Kapalilua region of South Kona on the island of Hawaii. The area traditionally identified as Kapalilua extends from the Kealia-Hookena section of Kona to Kaulanamauna, situated on the Kona boundary of Kau, and includes the lands of Papa, Hoopuloa, and Milolii (Figure 1). The a...

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'Sweet September' : 'Lovers Of Spring', Volume 1: 'Lovers Of Spring'

By: Jon'te Levar Aycox

Susan always enjoyed her favorite month, September, that she was nicknamed 'Sweet September.' September is the season of Autumn, Spring, Harvesting. That month, her plants and fruits fully bloomed in her home town of Mississippi. Also doing that month, Susan is always looking forward to the Mississippi Festival. That following year in 1995, Susan was super busy getting prepared for the festival. She is growing apples in her garden, for her mom yummy apple pies, that's ve...

Chapter 1- Excerpt- 'Susan sat up in her bed, Yawning..... Stretching .... out her arms. Feeling relaxed, well rested. She is ready for the day. She looked over to her right, saying "TED!"... TED!"... "baby wake up!!" "It's Sweet September!" "Like dad used to say every Sept." She kept looking at the right side of the bed as her words became more quiet, she then realized that no one was there. Susan starts to look sad, as she day dreamed at the sunset, shining out her bed...

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Guide for Hindu Missionaries

By: Siddhant Bhartee

Hinduism is the oldest faith in the world. It is also the largest faith in the world with followers worldwide but as Hinduism does not believe in official conversion, there is no record to prove this. We have seen a sustained movement against Hinduism in Bharat (India) recently by Communists, Liberals, Secularists who have aligned with the Islamists and Christian-missionaries against the last bastion of truth in the world. This pamphlet aims at providing an ideological b...

I.Conversion 1. Messaging - Hinduism to the neophyte is vast and confusing. Too many branches of philosophy for the intellectual seeker. Too many gods for the literal seeker. To make it simple, the message needs to be condensed to a single sentence. “Say ‘Krishna’ 4 times with complete love today and He will forgive every sin you do today.” It’s a masterstroke. “Say ‘Krishna’ 4 times with complete love and He will forgive every sin you do today...

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అప్రాశ్యులు

By: Bhimeswara Challa

This surrealistic Telugu novel bringing out, through its complex characters, the often colliding raw passions and naked urges innate to the human condition.

ఆకాశానికి నిచ్చెన వేయ ప్రయత్నించటం ఎంతటి అవివేకమో అందరికీ సుగ్రాహ్యమే. అయినా అప్పుడప్పుడు మనమంతా ఆలా ప్రయత్నిస్తూనే వుంటాము. అది ఎంతో హాస్యాస్పదమయినా ఆ ఆలోచనలో వుండే మకరందాన్ని మనమంతా కాంక్షిస్తాము. ఎందుకంటేఆ ఆలోచన ఆహ్లాదకరమయినప్పుడు దానిని బలవంతంగా, ప్రయత్నపూర్వకంగా ఎందుకు బహిష్కరించాలి? అసంభవమయిన ఆలోచనలతో తెచ్చుకొన్న చిరునవ్వు, నిజమైన నిష్కల్మషమైన కన్నీరు కన్నా వున్నతమైనవంటే నేను అంగీకరించను. ఎందుకంటే ఆత్మవంచనకన్నా ఆత్మహత్య ఉన్నతమైనది. జీవితంలోని అనివార్యమైన దుఃఖాన్ని,...

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Elfos, orcs e fuzis de assalto

By: MARCELO HIPOLITO

Este é um épico de fantasia e aventura que transcorre nas ruas de São Paulo, Brasília, Rio de Janeiro, Nova York e Washington, nos confins da floresta amazônica e sob o calor escaldante de Cuba. Caos, traições, preconceitos, esperanças e horrores emergem do encontro de povos fantásticos com pessoas comuns, do conflito entre o relativismo moral do nosso mundo e os valores absolutos do Bem e do Mal de uma estranha e perigosa terra encantada.

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Leopardi and Schopenhauer : an English translation of "Leonardi e ...

By: Francesco De Sanctis; Thomas Haskell Simpson

possibly the first English translation of this interesting work by great literary critic Francesco De Sanctis, one of the fathers of the Italian national independence movement, later the young nation's Minister of Public Instruction, and author of a crucial history of Italian literature.

"...Hegel is the greatest sinner, because the public’s head can't make room for intellectual intuition. With his dialectical process, Hegel gave an appearance of harmony to this philosophical monstrosity. He was its designer and architect, making the original sin durable. So Schopenhauer tore him to pieces. Charlatan, insipid, stupid, nauseating, an ignoramus whose shamelessness was touted as wisdom by cowardly followers; the true author of our century’s intellectua...

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La muerte es el comienzo a la eternidad

By: Valentino Valentino

El joven periodista Bergámo se enfrenta a la cruel visión de la muerte.

El pervertido del señor Pichai Cohen gozaba tranquilamente de un deleitable y aromático cigarro de tabaco copaneco; colgaba sus pies en el escritorio de su oficina, mientras yo redactaba las últimas noticias sobre la peste que abatía a Europa y Estados Unidos, la que, inmisericorde, se había cobrado al menos unos tres mil muertos en una sola y aciaga noche. Una tragedia, sin duda. Muchos, incluso yo, habíamos tenido al menos una perdida irreparable. Al señor Cohen aquell...

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Addendum to Evolution : Origins of the World : Origins of the World

By: BS Murthy

This is a speculative theory about the origins of the world and the evolution of humans and other species as well as vegetation on earth.

Creation vs. Evolution ‘One might approach this postulation as an addendum to evolution for it comes in the wake of the great works of the past. It would seem logical that any proposition about evolution cannot bypass the idea of creation, buttressed with a religious belief by those closer to the beginnings of life. Just the same, though all religions propagate the word that God created the world, nevertheless their scriptures differ about the way he went about it. Give...

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Dilemmas in Gynecology and Obstetrics : Volume 1

By: Dr. Shashank Vyankatesh Parulekar

Medicine is not a perfect science, not yet. Clinicians have been making decisions on management options for ages, based on their own experience and also on the recommendation of others, which were based on their own experiences in turn. Finally the concept of evidence-based medicine came and has taken root. However, good quality evidence is hard to come by. Hence there are quite a few areas left, where the clinician is a little confused about what to do. Often the gut in...

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Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii

By: S. M. Kamakau

In 1961 the first edition of the English translation of Samuel Kamakau's Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii was published by Kamehameha Schools Press. Many contributed to make its publication possible. A group of Hawaiian scholars was first selected by the trustees of Bishop Museum to translate Kamakau's florid literary style into readable English. The group included Mary Kawena Pukui, Thomas G. Thrum, Lahilahi Webb, Emma Davidson Taylor, and John Wise. Mary Kawena Pukui then revie...

Many famous chiefs, mentioned in Hawaiian history, were descended from Hana-laa-nui. The ruling chiefs (noho alii) of Hawaii were of that particular lineage (mookuauhau), and with additions from those of the other islands, the genealogy of Hawaii's chiefs and their ancestors was made complete. Umi-a-Liloa [that is, Umi-son-of-Liloa] was a famous chief, and the reason for his fame was that it was he who united all of the districts of Hawaii through wars. The kingdom beca...

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Ai'Ai

By: Kawike Napoleon

The 'Aha Punana Leo, Inc. is a non-profit organization which was established in 1983 to serve the Hawaiian speaking community and focus on education through Hawaiian. Punana Leo preschools, the first Native American language immersion program in the United States, began the process of revitalizing Hawaiian in 1984 through full day programs conducted entirely in Hawaiian. Hawaiian had by then become nearly extinct as a result of a government ban in 1896 of all public educ...

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時評警示錄 : 時評警示錄: 時評警示錄

By: yu xiaoming yu; 俞 小明 俞

簡介 一直以來想寫一本關於臺灣的警示錄,希望通過時評觀點以臺灣人的角度來看大陸,來思考臺灣未來的出路,我們的民主機制不完善,如果歷史悲劇重演,臺灣的民主是會開倒車的,臺灣正面臨岌岌可危的地步,這是一場沒有硝煙的民主生死存亡之戰,通過文字我想讓大家看清對岸大陸民眾的社會民情脈絡,其實他們並沒有我們想像中那麼強大,甚至可以用「社畜」形容他們民眾的生存狀態。

簡介 一直以來想寫一本關於臺灣的警示錄,希望通過時評觀點以臺灣人的角度來看大陸,來思考臺灣未來的出路,我們的民主機制不完善,如果歷史悲劇重演,臺灣的民主是會開倒車的,臺灣正面臨岌岌可危的地步,這是一場沒有硝煙的民主生死存亡之戰,通過文字我想讓大家看清對岸大陸民眾的社會民情脈絡,其實他們並沒有我們想像中那麼強大,甚至可以用「社畜」形容他們民眾的生存狀態。

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Ades Web Magazine: Australia

By: Manuel Balossi

A continent or just an island? Maybe both! Deserts, mountains, tropical rainforests, a few fertile plains: undoubtedly there are a lot of contrasts in this country, whose cities and population are concentrated along eastern and south-eastern coasts. Nonetheless its heart is what fascinates the most: red mountains and red sand are what the world knows better of Australia

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