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In Bed with Susie Bright 363: Why are Voters So...
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Let's face it....good-looking politicians make Americans do crazy things. With so many sexually repressed voters out there, having a handsome black man on the opposite ticket of a dolled-up real-life Barbie is too much pressure. The public is responding with Bible-thumping, taboo-wielding zeal. Today, Susie takes a look at why voters are so concerned with Obama's sex life. Susie takes us through the entire gamut of public fears, from people's take on intermarriage and the "other", to what racism and scriptures have to do with voting democratically. Susie also takes a look at Palin's role in stirring up anxiety about black culture and the notion of sexually liberal black men preying on white women. And we can't forget the Republican's past ploys of using sex as a weapon to smear the opposition. Then, in the "Try This at Home" mailbag, Susie gets a letter from a listener who wonders about his prostrate: "How often can I have anal sex, not because I like it, but for my health?" No really! Wait till you hear Susie's response. You can send your confidential questions - plus requests for free samples and blog banners! - to susie@susiebright.com. (Episode 363, October 24, 2008) Explicit Language Warning: You must be 18 years or older to purchase this program. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Susie Bright. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pf/suzy/081024/pf_suzy_081024_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.

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The European New Right - A Shi'a Response
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After the defeat of National Socialism and Fascism in 1945 and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the upshot of the performance of the vanquishing political ideology of Liberalism is that it has torn international law to shreds while bankrupting itself through the immoral practice of usury. Under its auspices, with the loss of faith in God, the traditional family has been destroyed, being replaced by moral depravity, leading to cultural decay. The isolation of the individual and anxiety about the future have become the hallmarks of 21st century liberal culture. In this midst, it would thus seem that there are three remaining contenders to the throne that Liberalism has vacated by its malfeasance and failure: traditional Catholicism; the European New Right, led by Alain de Benoist and the Grecists, and Alexander Dugin's Eurasianist movement. Arash Najaf-Zadeh argues that Catholicism recused itself with the broadside that it self-inflicted at the Second Vatican Council of 1962-5, which was effectively the last nail in its coffin. On the other hand, he points out the fatal flaws of the philosophical underpinnings of de Benoist's and Dugin's thought, which are based on the thoughts of Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger respectively, both of which posit a morally unsustainable subjectivist epistemology and its consequent pluralist ontology. This metaphysical posture, Najaf-Zadeh argues, is at variance with the reality of the world, whose existence is dependent on the only true ontological reality, which is God (and that which resides in God, by His leave). In addition to being a critique of the foremost Western ideologies, this treatise by a leading Shi'a scholar addresses the complex question of the efficacy of Shi'a Islam as an alternative religio-political ideology, and provides the broad outlines of the comprehensive and integral system of Shi'a Islam, which he posits as ultimately being the only truly viable alternative available to the West.

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The European New Right - A Shi'a Response
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After the defeat of National Socialism and Fascism in 1945 and the dissolution of the Soviet Union in 1991, the upshot of the performance of the vanquishing political ideology of Liberalism is that it has torn international law to shreds while bankrupting itself through the immoral practice of usury. Under its auspices, with the loss of faith in God, the traditional family has been destroyed, being replaced by moral depravity, leading to cultural decay. The isolation of the individual and anxiety about the future have become the hallmarks of 21st century liberal culture. In this midst, it would thus seem that there are three remaining contenders to the throne that Liberalism has vacated by its malfeasance and failure: traditional Catholicism; the European New Right, led by Alain de Benoist and the Grecists, and Alexander Dugin's Eurasianist movement. Arash Najaf-Zadeh argues that Catholicism recused itself with the broadside that it self-inflicted at the Second Vatican Council of 1962-5, which was effectively the last nail in its coffin. On the other hand, he points out the fatal flaws of the philosophical underpinnings of de Benoist's and Dugin's thought, which are based on the thoughts of Friedrich Nietzsche and Martin Heidegger respectively, both of which posit a morally unsustainable subjectivist epistemology and its consequent pluralist ontology. This metaphysical posture, Najaf-Zadeh argues, is at variance with the reality of the world, whose existence is dependent on the only true ontological reality, which is God (and that which resides in God, by His leave). In addition to being a critique of the foremost Western ideologies, this treatise by a leading Shi'a scholar addresses the complex question of the efficacy of Shi'a Islam as an alternative religio-political ideology, and provides the broad outlines of the comprehensive and integral system of Shi'a Islam, which he posits as ultimately being the only truly viable alternative available to the West.

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Kurdish Identity in Turkey's Urban Provinces
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Although there have been recent efforts to widen cultural freedoms to Turkey's Kurds and improve socio-economic conditions of the Kurdish region, the legacy of assimilation policies still linger. One way to measure assimilaton policies is the level of ethnic identity felt by Kurds, with the assumption that high levels of identity indicate failure of government's objectives to assimilate. The study conducts a survey of a non-random sample of 78 Kurds in three provinces of Turkey. Since the sampling is non-random and sample size is small, the results are only suggestive. The study uses a model linking identity with emotions. It posits that Kurdish identity can be measured by reference to emotions of hope and anxiety. Theories of ethnic identity, role of emotions, history of Kurds, methodology used and the analysis of data compose this study. The assessment of Kurds' emotional reactions toward socio-economic reforms and assimilation policies would give insight to decision makers in the government and policy analysts to make receptive policies with elements of tolerance for ethnic groups and consequently to strengthen the liberal democracy in Turkey.

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Say Democracy, Do Realistically
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Say Democracy, Do Realistically not only examines the shifting relation between the United States and Taiwan from 1986 to 2008, but also offers a theoretical argument that integrates realist and liberal theories in international relations. Borrowing a phrase from John Owen, Chen refers to this theoretical model as Democracy, Realistically. He argues that Washington s support for democracy in Taiwan is conditional, subject to its security dilemma with China. Washington does want democracy on the island but not too much. Whenever democratizing agendas unleash voices for Taiwan independence, the United States becomes anxious. It is a great irony that Washington s anxiety about conflicts with China leads it to challenge a core principle of democracy: the right of self determination. The empirical chapters of the book are thoroughly researched and beautifully analyzed. Chen s work will interest scholars and practitioners interested in democracy in East Asia as well as those whose work focuses on the United States, China, and Taiwan, in particular. Juliann E. Allison, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California at Riverside

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Fragile Spaces
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This book consists of a range of essays covering the complex crises, tensions and dilemmas but also the positive potential in the meeting of Jews with Western culture. In numerous contexts and through the work of fascinating individuals and thinkers, the work examines some of the consequences of political, cultural and personal rupture, as well as the manifold ways in which various Jewish intellectuals, politicians (and occasionally spies!) sought to respond to these ruptures and carve out new, sometimes profound, sometimes fanciful, options of thought and action. It also delves critically into the attacks on liberal and Enlightenment humanism. In almost all the essays the fragility of things is palpably present and the book touches on some of the ironies, problematics and functions of responses to that condition. The work mirrors the author's ongoing fascination with the always fraught, fragile and creatively fecund confrontation of Jews (and others) with European modernity, its history, politics, culture and self-definition. In a time of increasing anxiety and feelings of fragility, this work may be helpful in understanding how people at an earlier (and sometimes contemporary) period sought to come to terms with a similar predicament.

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The Coddling of the American Mind
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The New York Times bestsellerFinancial Times, TLS, Evening Standard, New Statesman Books of the Year'Excellent, their advice is sound . . . liberal parents, in particular, should read it' Financial TimesHave good intentions, over-parenting and the decline in unsupervised play led to the emergence of modern identity politics and hypersensitivity?In this book, free speech campaigner Greg Lukianoff and social psychologist Jonathan Haidt investigate a new cultural phenomenon of "safetyism", beginning on American college campuses in 2014 and spreading throughout academic institutions in the English-speaking world.Looking at the consequences of paranoid parenting, the increase in anxiety and depression amongst students and the rise of new ideas about justice, Lukianoff and Haidt argue that well-intended but misguided attempts to protect young people are damaging their development and mental health, the functioning of educational systems and even democracy itself.

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Fragile Spaces
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This book consists of a range of essays covering the complex crises, tensions and dilemmas but also the positive potential in the meeting of Jews with Western culture. In numerous contexts and through the work of fascinating individuals and thinkers, the work examines some of the consequences of political, cultural and personal rupture, as well as the manifold ways in which various Jewish intellectuals, politicians (and occasionally spies!) sought to respond to these ruptures and carve out new, sometimes profound, sometimes fanciful, options of thought and action. It also delves critically into the attacks on liberal and Enlightenment humanism. In almost all the essays the fragility of things is palpably present and the book touches on some of the ironies, problematics and functions of responses to that condition. The work mirrors the author's ongoing fascination with the always fraught, fragile and creatively fecund confrontation of Jews (and others) with European modernity, its history, politics, culture and self-definition. In a time of increasing anxiety and feelings of fragility, this work may be helpful in understanding how people at an earlier (and sometimes contemporary) period sought to come to terms with a similar predicament.

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Faith, Fallibility, and the Virtue of Anxiety: ...
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'The relationship between religion and liberal-democratic society has emerged as one of the defining issues of the twenty-first century. Drawing together insights from political philosophy and theory, philosophy of religion, theology, epistemology, and metaphysics, Derek Malone-France argues for a fundamental reorientation of religious conceptions of faith and reframes the debate regarding what role, if any, religious justifications should play in public discourse and the law. Through an innovative re-reading of the existentialist notion of 'anxiety', Malone-France develops a 'fallibilist' warrant for classic liberal norms of tolerance, non-coercion, and individual freedom, disclosing 'the religious logic of liberal autonomy.''--

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