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A Response to How about demons?: possession and exorcism in the modern world

A Response to How about demons?: possession and exorcism in the modern world I honestly found Goodman’s book both profoundly interesting and, at the same time, a bit unsettling. Because I am a 3rd generation Pentecostal – I found what … Continue reading

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Considerations Regarding M. Scott Peck’s Proposed Multidisciplinary Psychiatric Approach, as Described in The People of the Lie: A Defense for Peck’s Inclusivity of the Metaphysical, with reference to a proposed critical necessity for a self-reflectivity in the doubt of the materialist-atheist skeptic.

Considerations Regarding M. Scott Peck’s Proposed Multidisciplinary Psychiatric Approach, as Described in The People of the Lie: A Defense for Peck’s Inclusivity of the Metaphysical, with reference to a proposed critical necessity for a self-reflectivity in the doubt of the … Continue reading

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Modern Monasticism: Personal Journeys and Reflections into Monasticism with general reference to the Benedictine Rule.

Modern Monasticism: Personal Journeys and Reflections into Monasticism with general reference to the Benedictine Rule.   The purpose of monastic renewal and reform is to find ways in which monks and sisters can remain true to their vocation by deepening … Continue reading

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Circumnavigating ‘The Circuit of the Different;’ exploring Proclus’ assertions and contestations in relation to Iamblicus & Plotinus – with reference to The Will, Happiness of the Individual, and The Charioteer analogy.

Circumnavigating ‘The Circuit of the Different;’ exploring Proclus’ assertions and contestations in relation to Iamblicus & Plotinus – with reference to The Will, Happiness of the Individual, and The Charioteer analogy.   Submitted for Final Exam, Ancient Philosophy 351, Dr. … Continue reading

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‘This is Berlin Calling, Dear, Speaking to one American Boy;’ Consequences and Sexual Recontextualizations, subsequent to the Employment of the Feminine Essence in The Battle for the Soldier’s Masculine Mind: Women in Radio Propaganda in WWII

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 4/7/2011 ‘This is Berlin Calling, Dear, Speaking to one American Boy;’ Consequences and Sexual Recontextualizations, subsequent to the Employment of the Feminine Essence in The Battle for the Soldier’s Masculine Mind: Women … Continue reading

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Moving the Mountains – A post-Propagandized View of the Socio-political & Economic-ecological dialogues involving Mountain Top Removal Mining

(Please note, this includes a ‘supplemental resources’ section, along with footnotes and the bibliography) Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 3/10/2011 2nd Paper: Moving the Mountains – A post-Propagandized View of the Socio-political & Economic-ecological dialogues involving Mountain … Continue reading

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Propaganda & Persuasion – Final Essay Letter passively utilizing propaganda techniques

_______________________________ ***Author’s note – *** This is an essay which was written and submitted as a letter. The stated goal of the assignment was to write a letter describing my experience in the class and then to also subsequently employ … Continue reading

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Propaganda & Persuasion – Comments on an Interpretive Heuristic with Reference to George Bush’s Post-9/11 Speech

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 1/27/2011 Comments on an Interpretive Heuristic with Reference to George Bush’s Post-9/11 Speech       1) What is the main claim/thesis/idea? The main claim that is made is that there has … Continue reading

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Propaganda & Persuasion, Ethics Short Response Paper – Is propaganda in the 20th Century a pessimistic enterprise?

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 2/8/2011 Ethics Short Response Paper     Q: Do you think propaganda in the 20th Century in fact rests on a fundamentally pessimistic vision of the human psyche and its latent drives … Continue reading

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A Controversy in Manhattan

Matthew Lipscomb Dr. Heather Palmer Propaganda & Persuasion, 3/1/2011 Corporate Propaganda Paper     A Humble, Precursory Preface – Before I begin, I would like to state that in terms of the discussion that follows, I have felt deeply impacted … Continue reading

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