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10th Anniversary of Striking at the Roots

by Mark Hawthorne Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism is intended for the person who agrees with the premise that animals are mistreated in our society, believes that the public has a moral obligation to speak out against this cruelty, and who wants to be directly involved in opposing animal exploitation

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10th Anniversary of Striking at the Roots

by Mark Hawthorne Striking at the Roots: A Practical Guide to Animal Activism is intended for the person who agrees with the premise that animals are mistreated in our society, believes that the public has a moral obligation to speak out against this cruelty, and who wants to be directly involved in opposing animal exploitation

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The Lyme Trap

by Joseph J. Trunzo If you’ve had to manage chronic symptoms of Lyme disease, you understand the title of this chapter perfectly. There are hundreds of thousands of people worldwide stuck in the Lyme Trap— working to get well and trying to live a meaningful life despite having a debilitating disease that robs them of everything

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New Book Brings Lessons from Soccer to Managers and Organizations

The World Cup is about more than soccer. For George Washington University professor and consultant Peter Loge, the most popular sporting event on the planet is also about management. Not management of the teams in the tournament but rather lessons managers and organizations outside of soccer can learn from what some call “the beautiful game.”

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The Psychology behind the Meme

by Tim Ward and Teresa Erickson The word meme was coined by philosopher of science Richard Dawkins. In his 1976 book The Selfish Gene he mused about how ideas influence human evolution. Our ideas pass on mental information (“units of culture”) encoded electrically in our brains’ neural networks. Through “survival of the fittest,” the winning

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Uniting Psychology and Spirituality: Awareness is Freedom

By publisher Tim Ward. Originally published in the Huffington Post. Psychology and spirituality are often seen as opposite, even antagonistic, ventures. The scientists who conduct psychological research raise their eyebrows skeptically when the topic of spirituality is raised: It all seems so fuzzy and subjective. On the other hand, spiritual practitioners are often just as

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