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Richard
Dawkins
Delusion
1 Richard Dawkins The God Delusion: A Theist Response - Ian McCoy
Auteur : Ian McCoy
Genre : Philosophie
In this interesting piece; the author argues that Richard Dawkins has failed in his attempts to put a good rational argument for atheism.
The professor uses the rather feeble approach of setting up straw men only to dismantle them with great relish. These repeated mischaracterizations of faith do the atheist camp no favours. All it does is betray a vitriolic personal agenda.

It is argued that The God delusion has helped to perpetuate two major modern myths. First that religion and science contradict each other and second that Theists are unthinking drones. If Aristotle, Augustine, Plotinus, Aquinas, Descartes, Kant, Einstein, Collins and thousands of other genius's are unthinking drones -this would make Richard Dawkins intelligence amoeba like.

A rational case for Theism is proposed.

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2 Response - Penny Jordan
Auteur : Penny Jordan
Genre : Contemporain
Penny Jordan needs no introduction as arguably the most recognisable name writing for Mills & Boon. We have celebrated her wonderful writing with a special collection, many of which for the first time in eBook format and all available right now.

His honour left him no choice.

Sienna had been swept off her feet by the handsome, powerful Greek, Alexis Stefanides. "I shall imprint myself on your heart and body so that you will never forget me, " he'd said once he'd won her heart. She'd been chosen–not for love–but in vengeance for the wrong he believed her brother had done his sister.

Too late the truth came out-too late to save Sienna's whole world from exploding in pain. Still deep in shock, Sienna found herself married to Alexis–with her mind instinctively fearful of her body's intimate cravings ….

About the author

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Coordinated
Science
Control
3 CIE Coordinated Science Control & Response - Alexander van Dijk
Auteur : Alexander van Dijk
Genre : Science de la vie
This book has been written to correspond with the Cambridge International Examinations IGCSE Coordinated Science course, covering the section of the syllabus on Control and Response.

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Texting
4 Texting Appeal - Michael Masters & Benjamin Burns
Auteur : Michael Masters & Benjamin Burns
Genre : Famille et relations
So, you've met that special someone and gotten his/her number. You stare at your phone's blank screen and wonder, what the heck do I write?

Can't think of the right thing to say to flirt and increase interest? Are you not getting the responses you want, when you want them? When you text, are you Funny? Sexy? Challenging? Interesting? Engaging? Fun? Are you worried that your text conversations are becoming boring or predictable? Not sure how to create attraction with your texts?
You only have one chance to make the right first impression. Sending the wrong message can kill attraction and stop a relationship dead in its tracks. If your texts are boring, needy, or inappropriate, you WILL NOT get the responses you want.

Follow the examples in Texting Appeal to improve your texting skills and create better, more enticing texts. Learn how to use texting to creat

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5 Sudden Response - R.L. Mathewson
Auteur : R.L. Mathewson
Genre : Contemporain
Josephine (Joe for short) and Eric, the EMT crew of Echo 17 have been best friends since they were eight years old. They've been through a lot together over the years, but nothing like what they're about to experience.
As the only man in Joe's life it's Eric's job to be there for her and take care of her even while he drives her crazy, especially if he's driving her crazy. There's nothing he wouldn't do for her and when things go south he decides that maybe it's time that Joe moved on, but could he?

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Relaxation
6 The Relaxation Response - Herbert Benson, M.D. & Miriam Z. Klipper
Auteur : Herbert Benson, M.D. & Miriam Z. Klipper
Genre : Forme et santé
For the first time, the ebook includes a video of Dr. Benson teaching how to elicit the relaxation response. This video allows the reader to access his or her innate capacity to counteract the harmful effects of stress.

When Dr. Herbert Benson introduced this simple, effective, mind/body approach to relieving stress forty years ago, his book became an instant national bestseller. Since that time, millions of people have learned the secret — without high-priced lectures or prescription medicines. The Relaxation Response has become the classic reference recommended by most health care professionals and authorities to treat stress. 

Discovered by Dr. Benson and his colleagues in the laboratories of Harvard Medical School and its teaching hospitals, this revitalizing, therapeutic approach is now routinely recommended to treat patients suffering fro

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Contemporary
8 Islam's Response to Contemporary Issues - Mirza Tahir Ahmad
Auteur : Mirza Tahir Ahmad
Genre : Islam
Islam's Response to Contemporary Issues is a lecture delivered at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre (London) by Hazrat Mirza Tahir Ahmad, Khalifatul Masih IV(rh), the Head of the worldwide Ahmadiyya Muslim Community. Based on Quranic teachings, the Speaker argues that:

* Swords can win territories but not hearts, force can bend heads but not minds;
* The role of women is not of concubines in harems nor a society imprisoned in the four walls of their homes;
* Richer nations provide aid with strings attached and yet the flow of wealth continues to be in the direction of the rich while the poorer sink deeper in the red;
* Religion does not need to be the predominant legislative authority in the political affairs of a state;
* Irrespective of the thawing of the Cold War, the issue of war and peace does not only hang by the thread of superpower relat

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Creator
Reading
Responses
9 15 ways to use Book Creator for Reading Responses - Monica Burns
Auteur : Monica Burns
Genre : Éducation
Reading responses can take many forms and Book Creator gives you the space to set up students for success.

This book includes 15 ways to use Book Creator for reading responses. You can tailor these ideas to both collaborative and independent student products and scale each one to make sure it meets the needs of your students.

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Christian
10 A Christian's Response to Death and Dying - Mike Mazzalongo
Auteur : Mike Mazzalongo
Genre : Étude biblique
This mini book compares Job's response to death and dying with the famous five stage response originally stated by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross.

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Intervention
11 Response to Intervention - Crosby Independent School District
Auteur : Crosby Independent School District
Genre : Éducation
Response to Intervention (RtI) is a seamless, comprehensive, student-centered, problem-solving approach that integrates high quality, standards-based instruction, assessment, and intervention within a multi-tier prevention system for early identification of students who are at risk academically or behaviorally. RtI employs the consultation and combined talents of interdisciplinary, interdependent teams and specialists in the general education classroom setting to develop interventions that are strategically matched to learners’ academic, social-emotional, and/or behavioral needs. Ongoing progress monitoring and frequent data collection guide all instructional decisions to improve learning outcomes and to increase student achievement. Therefore, Response to Intervention is viewed as a safety net that provides needed supports to students without first waiting for them to fail.

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Management
Examples
Customer
Reviews
Customers
12 10 Management Response Examples for Online Customer Reviews: Stay Safe, Save Time and Win Back Upset Customers - Jon Symons
Auteur : Jon Symons
Genre : PMI et entreprenariat
10 Examples and many great tips to save you time and keep you on target when responding to online reviews for your business. Your reputation on these massively influential online reviews sites like Yelp, Google Maps, TripAdvisor and others is so important - use these templates to get it right.

Take a look at the detailed table of contents using the "Look Inside" feature above and see everything that you'll learn to grow your business with clever, amusing and effective management responses to your customers' reviews.

Never feel powerless, upset or angry again when your business receives a negative review.

Just look up what type it most closely resembles in the book, and turn the negative into a positive that pulls in any potential customers that read the review, and in many cases, wins over the original upset reviewer.

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Texting
Attraction
Shorten
13 Text Him This Not That Texting Tips To Build Attraction and Shorten His Response Time! - Gregg Michaelsen
Auteur : Gregg Michaelsen
Genre : Famille et relations
Your First Text Could be Your Last! Why? Because most women text guys like they text other women.

You can have all the dating skills in place but if your texting sucks he's gone. STOP! Understand the male brain so your texting captures his attention and keeps him hooked and attentive until the next date. To understand his mind, you need a top male dating coach.

Hi I'm Gregg. I write books based on your needs. Thousands of you bought and read Power Texting Men so you are killing it already. Now, let's step it up a notch with texting for the more mature crowd, regardless of your age. This texting book is for you.
By the end of this texting book, your competition for him is toast - he's into you

As a woman, you have a built-in ability to be charming. You deliver a look or you use a certain tone of voice and you're able to work your way with men. In an i

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Compassionate
Christian
Abusive
Relationships
14 Did He Hit Her? A Compassionate Christian Response to Abusive Relationships - John Zehring
Auteur : John Zehring
Genre : Famille et relations
Did He Hit Her tells the story of a woman who became entangled in an abusive relationship later in life with a man whose jealous and controlling behavior drained her of her vitality, happiness, and health. Did he hit her? No, not physically, but he hit her with a two-by-four of emotional abuse. Would physical violence have been more abusive than his narcissistic pathological need to control which thrust its jealous hand into her soul and cupped it over her heart, smothered it, denied it breathing space and crushed its joy until it just could not beat another beat? He knew her vulnerability and her need and he exploited it. Emotional abuse is domestic violence.

Around the world, at least one in four women has been or will be physically or sexually abused during her lifetime. Far more will be emotionally abused. Domestic abuse does not care about how much education you have, how

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15 Response - Louis Everstine
Auteur : Louis Everstine
Genre : Psychologie
This book traces the development of learning theory in Psychology. Each major theory of the past century is analyzed in detail, and in terms of its evolution from those that preceded it. Theory-building is cumulative, each new idea standing on the shoulders of earlier ones, according to the logical progression of thesis to antithesis to synthesis. On what we learned from the subject of this book, learning, we learned from what was learned before. A classical example of theory developing by trial and error, fits and starts, blind alleys and flashes of insight is the discovery of the DNA molecule. At least three laboratories, in England and America, were closing-in on the answer at the same time, competing with each-other as they reached the finish-line. Each following its governing theory--for instance, Linus Paulings gamble on a triple helix--the lads from Cambridge won the race, and t

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16 Response - John McGrath
Auteur : John McGrath
Genre : Procédures policières
Response is a fast paced police action story. With several years of service under her belt, Lauren Reilly is career focused and professional the perfect Police tutor for ambitious rookie cop James Sowman. Within an hour on his first day James attends a horrific fatal accident. This will be the first of many tragic and funny incidents he will attend. You follow James's career from joining as a rookie cop to becoming a fully-fledged armed response officer.

Response interweaves some crime, with plenty of action, and a little romance. Based on real incidents the book paint's an intimate portrait of modern Police officer's on and off duty. From murder to theft, Police Response puts you in the midst of the fast action as you go from one incident to the next.

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17 Response - Lois K. Geller
Auteur : Lois K. Geller
Genre : Marketing et ventes
Marketing experts know that Direct Marketing is the single most effective way to sell products and services. It is the only form of marketing that is testable, trackable, and, when done the right way, always profitable. Lois K. Geller, a leading Direct Marketing expert, updates her classic book to include the latest tips and techniques, plus expanded coverage of Direct Marketing in the age of the Internet. The new Revised Edition of Response offers all marketers, in any size company, a strategy for creating and sustaining a profitable Direct Marketing program--both on- and off-line. Leading the reader through this program of planning, budgeting, forecasting, testing, building lists, choosing suppliers, selling overseas, and developing loyal customers, Geller explains how to create profitable direct mail packages, print ads, television and radio commercials, inbound and outbound telemark

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Strategic
Competition
Proposals
American
Chinese
Communist
Military
Economic
Challenges
Freedom
Democracy
Against
Authoritarianism
18 Strategic Competition With China: Expert Proposals for American Response to Chinese Communist Military and Economic Challenges to U.S. Power and Ideals, Freedom and Democracy Against Authoritarianism - David N. Spires
Auteur : David N. Spires
Genre : Asie
This important report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Respected Chinese policy experts provided the House Committee on Armed Services with detailed analysis and suggested strategies for dealing with the continued economic and military ascendance policy of the Chinese leadership, asserting power through an all-of-nation long-term strategy.

Aaron Friedberg, Professor Of Politics and International Affairs, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School, stated: Following the end of the Cold War, the United States adopted a two-pronged approach for dealing with China. On the one hand, we sought to engage China across all fronts, diplomatic, cultural, scientific, and above all, economic. But at the same time, successive U.S. administrations worked to maintain a favorable balance of power in the Asia-Pacific region. We strengthene

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Impulse
Utility
19 Impulse Response Utility for OS X - Apple Inc.
Auteur : Apple Inc.
Genre : Supports numériques
This reference documents how to use the Impulse Response Utility to create impulse responses for the Space Designer convolution-based reverb effect included with Logic Pro X and MainStage.

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Disaster
Disaster
Planning
Emergency
Business
20 Denver Disaster’s Guide to Disaster Planning, Emergency Response Plan for your Business - Denver Disaster
Auteur : Denver Disaster
Genre : Éducation
This document is designed to give you the ADVANCE tools and guide so that you are well prepared to get your business running again as quickly as possible after a disaster.
When disaster strikes, DENVER DISASTER SOLUTIONS’ customers benefit from preferential service, which is defined in advance: with fixed priorities, emergency measures, responsibilities, staff training. The customer can be certain that all necessary steps are taken immediately, with no delay. DENVER DISASTER is highly experienced in emergency response and disaster mitigation and we know what to do. As specialized experts, we make sure that your valuable time is not wasted and that everything possible is being done to ensure minimal disruption of your business when disaster strikes. Simultaneously, we are focused on coordinating the immediate response measures and taking the necessary measures to prevent secondary

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Countering
Chinese
Coercive
Campaign
Against
Preferred
Military
Operational
Actions
Relations
Blockade
Campaign
21 Countering a Chinese Coercive Campaign Against Taiwan: China's Preferred Military Option, U.S. Operational Response, PRC PLA Plans and Actions, Taiwan Relations Act, Joint Blockade Campaign - David N. Spires
Auteur : David N. Spires
Genre : Asie
This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Rising tensions across the Taiwan Strait have increased the likelihood that China would use force in a crisis over the status of Taiwan. This paper argues that a coercive campaign is the most likely manner in which China would use force to achieve its political goals. Chinese military doctrine and Taiwan's critical vulnerabilities are examined to assess how China might implement a coercive campaign. In the event US forces are directed to intervene in such a conflict, the paper proposes a concept of operations which aims to deter escalation and to frustrate and exhaust Chinese efforts to isolate and coerce Taiwan.

Chapter I - Introduction * Chapter II - Coercive Campaign - China's Preferred Military Option * Chapter III - Likely Features of a Chinese Coercive Campaign *

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22 Response - Anirudh Parimi
Auteur : Anirudh Parimi
Genre : Poésie
Solitude empowers, it provides a transient disconnect from the worldly matters and nurtures the soul through reflecting and connecting to the landscape of emotions experienced when confronted with gruelling situations. 
The compilations in this book, Response, are the expressions to a multitude of events that have profoundly influenced the author in his journey to seek answers and to provide logical explanations to the contradictions of human behaviour. Each theme in this compilation touches upon one facet of human emotion viz., love, honour, pride, loss, pain and gives the readers much to introspect and ponder upon.

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23 Response - Paul Volponi
Auteur : Paul Volponi
Genre : Culture, lieux et personnalités
Noah and his friends go to a predominantly all-white neighborhood with a plan: steal a car, sell it to a chop shop, and make some fast cash. But that never happens. Instead, Noah, a teen father, becomes the victim of a vicious beating that leaves him with a fractured skull. The question is, was the attacker protecting his turf, or did he target Noah just because he's black?

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24 Response - Hal Williams
Auteur : Hal Williams
Genre : Action et aventure
Post-blast investigation is Pam Robinson’s forte, and she works closely with other ATF and FBI agents to identify and analyze explosive events. When not in the field, her regular workdays consist of reviewing incident reports and preparing depositions for use in prosecution of criminal acts involving explosives, tasks that at times become onerous. But when the call for NRT goes out, she must drop everything and respond to the deployment order immediately.
In the course of doing her job, she must fend off a would-be suitor. Away from the job, she confronts a potential rapist. At home, she faces the melancholy of spending the holiday season alone.
Clues from a cell phone lead to a showdown at a house in rural New York. Her NRT partner is wounded by a charging gunman. For Pam, it is a case of kill or be killed, but her action has consequences.

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Undisclosed
Undisclosed
Trilogy
25 Undisclosed (Undisclosed Trilogy, Book 1) - Jon Mills
Auteur : Jon Mills
Genre : Aventure
FREE for a limited time. Read the breakout novel in the bestselling Undisclosed trilogy by Jon Mills 
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Legends -- myths and religions -- called them by many names. One group was our protector, the other an enemy. Both knew the secret of human origins. Both had different agendas. Both remained undisclosed until now. 
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Living in Los Alamos, New Mexico, a small town already shrouded in secrecy, disappearances and the unusual, Travis Marshall's life spirals out of control after a sudden and horrendous tragedy. 

One year later, when tragedy strikes again and this time his father, a molecular biologist at the illustrious Los Alamos Laboratories mysteriously vanishes and his own life is put in jeopardy, Travis discover

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26 Under Cover - John Bevere
Auteur : John Bevere
Genre : Christianisme
From the bestselling author of Killing Kryptonite and The Bait of Satan comes the newly revised edition of John Bevere’s classic Under Cover.

Ever wonder how to respond to a difficult boss?

Why you should listen to them in the first place?

By teaching us how to properly relate to leadership, John shows why living under authority is better than we think.

The truth is, we will all one day have to follow the leader. Whether at school, at work, in the military, or even in the national political arena, the question of who will lead and who will follow is constantly before us.

Your response will determine your future.

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Overdeliver
27 Overdeliver - Brian Kurtz
Auteur : Brian Kurtz
Genre : Marketing et ventes
Brian Kurtz is the bridge connecting the bedrock fundamentals of direct response marketing to the state-of-the-art strategies, tactics, and channels of today. Overdeliver distills his expertise from working in the trenches over almost four decades to help readers build a business that maximizes both revenue and relationships.

Marketing isn't everything, according to Brian Kurtz.
It's the only thing.
If you have a vision or a mission in life, why not share it with millions instead of dozens?
And while you are sharing it with as many people as possible and creating maximum impact, why not measure everything and make all of your marketing accountable?
That's what this book is all about.

In the world of direct marketing, Brian Kurtz has seen it all and done it all over almost four decades. And he lives by the philosophy, "Those w

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Peaceful
Consensus
Changing
Governance
Structure
Affected
Military
Responses
Relations
Jinping
28 Peaceful Consensus: How China's Changing Governance Structure Has Affected Its Use of Military Force - Mao Zedong, Responses to Korean War, Taiwan Strait Crises, Cross-Strait Relations, Xi Jinping - David N. Spires
Auteur : David N. Spires
Genre : Asie
This report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. Since Mao Zedong founded the People's Republic of China (PRC) in 1949, it has fought in one major war and several skirmishes, and has frequently used military force in the form of coercive diplomacy. The pattern of China's use of force, however, has steadily declined over time. At the same time, China's domestic politics have reformed from allowing one person high amounts of consolidated policy-making power to more institutionalized consensus-based governance. Do the changes in domestic political structure have a pacifying effect on China's foreign policy? In other words, is it a cause of China's declining use of force? Through analyzing China's responses to the Korean War, the three Taiwan Strait Crises (1954-1955, 1958, and 1995-1996), and the period of cross-strait relations in 1999-200

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29 TOTAL RECALL - Pippa Mattinson
Auteur : Pippa Mattinson
Genre : Sports et plein air
Many dog owners struggle to manage their dogs, and the vast majority of people who need help have one simple but overwhelming problem. Their dog won t come back when they call him. Through focusing on this single and most important of obedience commands, Pippa Mattinson shows the dog owner whether of a puppy or an adult dog how to build up a reliable recall successfully, layer by layer, and step by step, using effective and positive training techniques. The author offers the reader an insight into the mind of the dog and explains exactly why dogs behave in the way that they do. Training exercises are described in unique detail, and with the inclusion of a helpful problem solving section, nothing is left to chance. Total Recall is much more than a recall training book. It is a detailed reference and guide to canine behaviour and dog training that will fascinate dog owners in the UK and ab

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30 Battle Tested - Janie Crouch
Auteur : Janie Crouch
Genre : Thriller
Someone WAS always watching her…

Rosalyn Mellinger never meant to dupe Steve Drackett, she didn’t know he was part of Omega Sector—she fled after their weekend of passion to protect him from her ruthless stalker, The Watcher. But Steve is the only one who can protect her…and their unborn child!

About the author

USA TODAY and award-winning author Janie Crouch has loved to read romance her whole life. She cut her teeth on Harlequin Romances as a teen, then moved on to a passion for romantic suspense as an adult.

Janie lives with her husband and four children in Germany, in support of her husband's U.S. Department of Defense job. Janie enjoys traveling, long-distance running, movies of all kinds, and coffee. Lots and lots of coffee.

For more: www.janiecrouch.com

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Special
Saviour
31 Special Forces Saviour - Janie Crouch
Auteur : Janie Crouch
Genre : Thriller
He has to shut down the terrorists or lose everything. Including the woman who's become a target.

Omega Sector: Critical Response Agent Derek Waterman is hunting some very bad men. After weeks of chasing cold leads, he has found the evidence that could expose the architects of a lethal terrorist bombing. But before Derek can start busting bad guys, he needs help from Dr. Molly Humphries, Omega’s lead forensic scientist.

Molly works to retrieve the data – and overcome her debilitating crush on the super agent. And Derek carefully suppresses his mutual smouldering attraction, sure that his dark past will drive Molly away. But when Molly's kidnapped, Derek will stop at nothing to save her. Even if a lethal enemy will do everything to keep him from doing so.

About the author

USA TODAY and award-winning author Janie Crouch has loved to read roma

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32 The Art of the Click - Glenn Fisher
Auteur : Glenn Fisher
Genre : Marketing et ventes
Every business making sales online is engaged in a battle to get customers to click. More clicks equals more sales equals a more successful business.

How do you write copy that will encourage more people to buy from you? How do you persuade customers over the line to make that final buying decision? What is The Art of the Click?

The answer lies in the power of direct-response copywriting.

In this entertaining and highly readable guide, copywriting expert Glenn Fisher boils down over a decade of experience to present a huge array of techniques, tactics and industry secrets to improve your copywriting, get more clicks... and ultimately, get more sales.

You will discover:

-- The single thing every great writer must do if they want to improve.
-- How anyone can learn to write a headline that will stop all potential cust

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Maritime
33 Modern Maritime Piracy - Robert C. McCabe
Auteur : Robert C. McCabe
Genre : Militaire
This book examines the complex phenomena of modern maritime piracy.

The work offers a cutting-edge analysis of modern maritime piracy in the two most pirate-prone regions – southeast Asia and northeast Africa – from the late twentieth century to the modern day. These case studies present a detailed exploration of how regional and international governments responded to upsurges of piracy and how responses have evolved over the course of the past 40 years. This analysis reveals the results of these efforts and what effect, if any, suppressing piracy at sea had on tensions and instability ashore. The book transcends a simple narrative, providing detailed and extensively researched case studies of contemporary manifestations and responses at the strategic, operational and tactical levels. New insights are offered, such as the role of external navies in the repre

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Changing
34 An Ever-Changing Idiom - Alana Valentine
Auteur : Alana Valentine
Genre : Arts du spectacle
‘I unequivocally admire the courage and daring [Lawler] had to rail against both social conservatism in his choice of subjects and most especially theatrical conservatism in his use of language. But the worst, or perhaps the best of it, is that he has made me miss my grandmother terribly, the blunt beauty of her rough, abusive shows of affection, the way in which language provided a palpable armour against the pretensions of the class to which she did not belong.’

In An Ever-Changing Idiom, Alana Valentine presents a contemporary response to a treasured Australian play a personal and surprising look at Summer of the Seventeenth Doll by Ray Lawler. 

An Ever-Changing Idiom is part of Cue the Chorus, a series of ten thought-provoking responses to classic Australian stories.
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Warnings
35 Public Response to Alerts and Warnings Using Social Media: - Committee on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings Using Social Media: Current Knowledge and Research Gaps, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences & National Research Council
Auteur : Committee on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings Using Social Media: Current Knowledge and Research Gaps, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences & National Research Council
Genre : Politique et actualité
Following an earlier NRC workshop on public response to alerts and warnings delivered to mobile devices, a related workshop was held on February 28 and 29, 2012 to look at the role of social media in disaster response. This was one of the first workshops convened to look systematically at the use of social media for alerts and warnings—an event that brought together social science researchers, technologists, emergency management professionals, and other experts on how the public and emergency managers use social media in disasters.In addition to exploring how officials monitor social media, as well as the resulting privacy considerations, the workshop focused on such topics as: what is known about how the public responds to alerts and warnings; the implications of what is known about such public responses for the use of social media to provide alerts and warnings to the public; and app

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Warnings
Devices
36 Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices - Committee on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Current Knowledge and Research Gaps
Auteur : Committee on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Current Knowledge and Research Gaps
Genre : Ordinateurs
This book presents a summary of the Workshop on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Current Knowledge and Research Gaps, held April 13 and 14, 2010, in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of the National Research Council's Committee on Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices: Current Knowledge and Research Needs.

The workshop was structured to gather inputs and insights from social science researchers, technologists, emergency management professionals, and other experts knowledgeable about how the public responds to alerts and warnings, focusing specifically on how the public responds to mobile alerting.

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Chemical
Biological
Terrorism
37 Chemical and Biological Terrorism - Committee on R&D Needs for Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical and Biological Terrorism Incidents
Auteur : Committee on R&D Needs for Improving Civilian Medical Response to Chemical and Biological Terrorism Incidents
Genre : Politique et actualité
The threat of domestic terrorism today looms larger than ever. Bombings at the World Trade Center and Oklahoma City's Federal Building, as well as nerve gas attacks in Japan, have made it tragically obvious that American civilians must be ready for terrorist attacks. What do we need to know to help emergency and medical personnel prepare for these attacks? Chemical and Biological Terrorism identifies the R&D efforts needed to implement recommendations in key areas: pre-incident intelligence, detection and identification of chemical and biological agents, protective clothing and equipment, early recognition that a population has been covertly exposed to a pathogen, mass casualty decontamination and triage, use of vaccines and pharmaceuticals, and the psychological effects of terror. Specific objectives for computer software development are also identified. The book addresses the diffe

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Research
Priorities
Assessing
Effects
38 Research Priorities for Assessing Health Effects from the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill - Committee to Review the Federal Response to the Health Effects Associated with the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Auteur : Committee to Review the Federal Response to the Health Effects Associated with the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill
Genre : Médecine
It is as yet uncertain how the Gulf of Mexico oil spill will affect the health of clean-up workers and volunteers, residents, and visitors in the Gulf. The IOM recommends that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services focus on researching psychological and behavioral health, exposure information to oil and dispersants, seafood safety, communication methods for health studies, and methods for conducting research in order to better understand and mitigate the effects on human health for this oil spill and for future disasters.

9,99 €

Influenza
Programs
39 Review of the DoD-GEIS Influenza Programs - Committee for the Assessment of DoD-GEIS Influenza Surveillance and Response Programs
Auteur : Committee for the Assessment of DoD-GEIS Influenza Surveillance and Response Programs
Genre : Médecine
The influenza pandemics of 1918, 1957, and 1968 offer a warning to the world about the potential dangers of the influenza virus. In 2006, after a series of cases and clusters of the highly pathogenic H5N1 avian virus made clear the threat of a possible pandemic, the U.S. Congress allocated $39 million to the Department of Defense Global Emerging Infections Surveillance and Response System (DoD-GEIS) to increase and improve its worldwide influenza surveillance network through upgrades to its domestic and overseas laboratories' capabilities.
 
An Institute of Medicine (IOM) committee was subsequently formed to evaluate the effectiveness of these laboratory-based programs in relation to the supplemental funding, and the report that follows details the committee's findings. The committee that prepared this report, the Committee for the Assessment of DoD-GEIS Influenza Survei

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Systematic
Systemic
Disadvantage
Richard
Stanford
November
40 A Systematic Response to Systemic Disadvantage: A Response to Sander (Response to Richard H. Sander, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 57, P. 367, November 2004) - Stanford Law School
Auteur : Stanford Law School
Genre : Droit
Consider the following story: On November 22, 2004, Anthony R. Chase, CEO of ChaseCom, a call-center provider for telecommunications companies, returned to give the Traphagen Distinguished Alumni Lecture at his alma mater, Harvard Law School. Chase's lunchtime talk departed from the standard fare for such gatherings. Instead of reminiscing about how much he loved law school in the late 1970s and demurely cataloguing his professional success since graduation, Chase candidly told his young audience that he often didn't have a clue what his legendary professors were talking about--that is, when he bothered to stop in to hear what they were saying--and that his path from affirmative action admittee to CEO of his own company with gross revenues in the tens of millions had been anything but straight and trouble-free. He had failed many times, he told them, but had always been able to pick hims

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Condorcet
Constitution
Sunstein
Stanford
October
41 Condorcet and the Constitution: A Response to the Law of Other States (Response to Eric Posner and Cass Sunstein, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 59, P. 131, October 2006) - Stanford Law School
Auteur : Stanford Law School
Genre : Droit
INTRODUCTION In two of the most controversial cases of the past decade, the Supreme Court relied on foreign law to help determine the meaning of the United States Constitution. (1) These foreign citations caused quite a stir. Several Justices have spoken extrajudicially about whether such reliance on foreign law is proper, (2) and Justices Scalia and Breyer even went so far as to debate the issue outside of court. (3) Congress has held hearings (4) and considered resolutions and bills disapproving the practice. (5) And scholars, of course, have let their views be known as well. (6)

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Proceeds
Professor
Virginia
42 Loan Proceeds As Income: A Response to Professor Dodge (Response to Joseph M. Dodge, Virginia Tax Review, Vol. 26, P. 245, 2006) - Virginia Tax Review
Auteur : Virginia Tax Review
Genre : Secteurs et professions
I. INTRODUCTION In recent pages of this journal, Professor Joseph Dodge presented the case for including all loan proceeds in income under the income tax. (1) More precisely, he argued that nothing in the conceptual foundations for the measure of taxable income requires the exclusion of loan proceeds. Professor Dodge further asserted that the prevailing practice that calls for such exclusion should be seen as nothing more than a vestige of the definition of income borrowed long ago from financial accounting (2) and that this definition of income should have no relevance for the income tax. He advocated a new approach to borrowing that accounts for loans by following the cash--resulting in income to the borrower when loan proceeds are received and in deduction to the borrower when the proceeds are repaid. (3)

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Culture
Extreme
Surveys
Employing
Variable
Investigation
Tendency
Hispanic
Americans
43 Culture-Based Extreme Response Bias in Surveys Employing Variable Response Items: An Investigation of Response Tendency Among Hispanic-Americans. - Journal of International Business Research
Auteur : Journal of International Business Research
Genre : Économie
ABSTRACT Survey response biases can render results from a number of statistical tests completely spurious, especially those from analyses based on survey data employing Likert-type items. This problem is particularly endemic to international studies and multiple studies over the years have suggested that cultural traits in a society lead to response bias. There is some evidence that response bias is a problem in Latin cultures, such as that dominant in Mexico. Thus far there has been very little work examining whether Hispanics in the United States are subject to survey response bias. This study used a sample of 316 university students, roughly half of whom identified themselves has Hispanic, to test whether extreme response tendency and/or midpoint bias could be shown in that American subpopulation. Results of a Multivariate Analysis of Variance procedure showed that compared to non-His

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Military
Lawyering
Professional
Independence
Stanford
44 Military Lawyering and Professional Independence in the war on Terror: A Response to David Luban (Response to Stanford Law Review, Vol. 60, P. 1981, 2008) - Stanford Law School
Auteur : Stanford Law School
Genre : Droit
INTRODUCTION Have U.S. government lawyers, including military attorneys, designed policies with the "goal of separating ... lawyers from their clients" at Guantanamo? (1) Have these government lawyers "worked ... hard to take out the adversary lawyers at Guantanamo?" (2) Are government policies unethically interfering with the responsibilities of defense counsel for the detainees? Are there special difficulties for military defense attorneys?

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Organization
Gendered
Professor
Schultz
Sanitized
Workplace
Schultz
Journal
45 The Organization As a Gendered Entity: A Response to Professor Schultz's the Sanitized Workplace (Response to Vicki Schultz, Yale Law Journal, Vol. 112, P. 2061, 2003) - Columbia Journal of Gender and Law
Auteur : Columbia Journal of Gender and Law
Genre : Droit
In the two decades since the Supreme Court first recognized the legal harm of sex harassment (1) in Meritor Savings Bank v. Vinson, (2) the trajectory of sex harassment law and policy continues to be controversial, even among gender scholars who seek to advance workplace equality but disagree about how to accomplish this objective. In this piece, I wish to contribute to the larger debate by offering a response to Professor Vicki Schultz's provocative article, The Sanitized Workplace. (3) Her project builds upon her previous works on sex harassment (4) and the meaning of paid employment (5) to put forth an innovative argument with significant implications in the areas of law, workplace culture, and organizational theory. While I support her endeavor in its larger intent, I write this response to examine her arguments and recommendations critically as well as constructively in an effort to

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Analyzing
Emergencies
Richard
Vermuele
Stanford
46 Issues of Method in Analyzing the Policy Response to Emergencies (Response to Richard A. Posner and Adrian Vermuele, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 56, P. 605, 2003) - Stanford Law School
Auteur : Stanford Law School
Genre : Droit
INTRODUCTION Accommodating Emergencies (1) is a superb representative of what I think of as the second generation of responses by legal scholars to the circumstances brought into existence by the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The first generation of responses consisted of two elements. Administration shills defended every jot and tittle of the policies adopted by the Bush administration. (2) The shills could not bring themselves to admit that, possibly, the policies were not well-thought through on the level of antiterrorism policy, nor that, possibly, the policies raised not insubstantial constitutional questions because the policies might be overly intrusive on constitutional values of equality and privacy. (3) The administration shills were countered--in the first generation by overly excited civil libertarians, who saw in every new Bush administration policy not merely a t

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Bankrupt
Rasmussen
Bankruptcy
Douglas
Rasmussen
Stanford
47 The Nature of the Bankrupt Firm: A Response to Baird and Rasmussen's: The End of Bankruptcy (Response to Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen, Stanford Law Review, Vol. 55, P. 751, 2002) - Stanford Law School
Auteur : Stanford Law School
Genre : Droit
INTRODUCTION In The End of Bankruptcy, Professors Douglas G. Baird and Robert K. Rasmussen give this description of the current state of affairs in the bankruptcy courts:

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Passage
Colonial
Humanism
Postcolonial
Article
Colonial
Humanism
Passage
Politics
Posthumanism
Published
October
48 A Passage to India, Colonial Humanism and Recent Postcolonial Theory: A Response to Lidan Lin (Response to Article "the Irony of Colonial Humanism: A Passage to India and the Politics of Posthumanism," Published October 1997) - Ariel
Auteur : Ariel
Genre : Arts et disciplines linguistiques
1. Lin's Argument This essay is a response to Lidan Lin's "The Irony of Colonial Humanism: A Passage to India and the Politics of Posthumanism," published in Ariel in October 1997. Lin's founding premise, based on her analysis of the encounter between the novel's Anglo-Indian and native Indian characters, is that "Forster's ideological indeterminacy is primarily rooted in the humanist perception of cultural identity, a perception that tends to reinforce cultural distinctiveness, difference and distance in the arena of intercultural positioning and in so doing provides the epistemic basis for the historical emergence of colonial expansion" (133). Forster, that is to say, depicts Indians as inferior to the British so that he can justify imperial domination.

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Disintegration
Intellectual
Property
Classical
Liberal
Premature
Obituary
Yearbook
American
Society
Political
Philosophy
Margaret
Columbia
Ecology
Quarterly
49 The Disintegration of Intellectual Property? A Classical Liberal Response to a Premature Obituary. (Response to Thomas C. Grey, Yearbook of the American Society for Political and Legal Philosophy, Vol. 69; Margaret Jane Radin, Columbia Law Review, Vol. 88, P.1667; And Peter S. Menell, Ecology Law Quarterly, Vol. 34, P. 713) - Stanford Law School
Auteur : Stanford Law School
Genre : Droit
INTRODUCTION The proper treatment of intellectual property, writ large, is the focal point of a high-stakes dispute that resonates both within and beyond legal circles. Roughly speaking, the protagonists over intellectual property fall into two broad camps. On the one side, there are those, like myself, who think intellectual property forms a coherent subset of a larger body of property law. Starting from this orientation, we constantly urge that the understandings of property law that have developed in connection with the traditional forms of tangible property can be carried over to intangible property even after the rise of modern technologies, such as the radio and the Internet. On the other side of the debate lie those who think that the rules of tangible property often provide little guidance for a sound system of intellectual property rights and should therefore be followed only wi

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Outraged
Rulings
Article
Sunstein
50 Well, Should They? A Response to 'if People would be Outraged by Their Rulings, Should Judges Care?' (Response to Article by Cass R. Sunstein in This Issue, P. 155) - Stanford Law School
Auteur : Stanford Law School
Genre : Droit
INTRODUCTION In at least some hard cases, the Justices of the United States Supreme Court almost certainly moderate their decisions--or avoid deciding altogether--so as not to provoke the public. Cass Sunstein's characteristically insightful and engaging article is an attempt to justify this practice, and in the process, to define its proper limits. In this, Sunstein follows in the footsteps of Alexander Bickel, whose pathbreaking The Least Dangerous Branch (1) was devoted to the same cause. Their emphases are different, however. The heart of Bickel's book is his account of the "passive virtues," such as the justiciability and vagueness doctrines, that courts use to avoid decision or to rule narrowly where a broad decision might unduly provoke the public. Sunstein's focus is why judges should care about public outrage in the first place.

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