Talking to Strangers
Malcolm gladwell, host of the podcast revisionist history and author of the #1 new york times bestseller outliers, offers a powerful examination of our interactions with strangers–and why they often go wrong. How did fidel castro fool the cia for a generation? Why did neville chamberlain think he could trust adolf hitler? Why are campus sexual assaults on the rise? Do television sitcoms teach us something about the way we relate to each other that isn’t true? Talking to strangers is a classically gladwellian intellectual adventure, a challenging and controversial excursion through history.
Humanity’s embrace of openness is the key to our success. The freedom to explore and exchange – whether it’s goods, ideas or people – has led to stunning achievements in science, technology and culture. As a result, we live at a time of unprecedented wealth and opportunity. So why are we so intent on ruining it?From Stone Age hunter-gatherers to contemporary Chinese-American relations,
A much-anticipated guide to saving democracy, from one of our most essential political thinkers.Everyone knows that democracy is in trouble, but do we know what democracy actually is? Jan-Werner Müller, author of the widely translated and acclaimed What Is Populism?, takes us back to basics in Democracy Rules.
ඒ 1963 වර්ෂයයි.ස්ථානය ජර්මනියේ හැම්බර්ග් නුවරයි. මහළු යුදෙව් ජාතිකයෙක් දිවි නසා ගනියි. ඔහු ළඟ තිබූ දිනපොතක් පීටර් මිලර් නම් පුවත්පත් කලාවේදියෙකු අතට පත් වෙයි. දිනපොතෙන් හෙළිදරව් වනුයේ යුද සමයේ රීගා සහ ලැට්වියා හි ඝාතන කඳවුරුවල අණදෙන නිලධාරියා වු හිට්ලර් ගේ SS හමුදාවේ කපිතාන් එඩ්වඩ් රොෂ්චිමාන් විසින් සිදුකරන ලද කෲර අති බිහිසුණු, අමානුෂික වධ හිංසා සහ සමුහ ඝාතන පිළිබද සත්ය තොරතුරු යි.
Globe in a Nutshell is an attempt to explore the many dimensions of geopolitics which encompasses a concise presentation of facts on geography, politics, history, culture, demography and international relations with reference to spatial politics. Seldom found together in one book, the facts presented range from the level of state to international which help deciphering the present day. This publication is meant to present itself as pertinent collection of facts for students of geopolitics and for other reader whose interest lie exploring geopolitics and its diverse aspects.
The book fleshes out wallace-wells’ original magazine piece in more detail, dovetailing into discussions surrounding various possibilities for earth’s future across a spectrum of predicted future temperature ranges. It argues that even with active intervention, the effects of climate change will have catastrophic impacts across multiple spheres: rising sea levels, extreme heat events, extinctions, disease outbreaks, fires, droughts, and increased geopolitical conflict, among others.
මොවුන්ගේ සාම්ප්රදායික රැකියාව ගොවිතැනයි. තවමත් ලංකාවේ බොහෝ තැන්වල එකී කුලයේ ඇය ගොවිතැනේ යෙදෙති. සාම්ප්රදායික සිංහල සමාජයේ ඔවුන් සාම්ප්රදායිකගැමියන් වෙති. නමුත් ශ්රී ලංකාවේ පැවත ආ වැඩවසම් ක්රමයේ බිඳ වැටීමෙන් පසුව ඔවුන්ගේ තරාතිරම හා තත්ත්වය පුදුමාකාර ලෙස ඉහළ ගියහ.
It is a chilling story that begins in the 1970s, when trump made his first splash in the booming, money-drenched world of new york real estate, and ends with trump’s inauguration as president of the united states. That moment was the culmination of vladimir putin’s long mission to undermine western democracy, a mission that he and his hand-selected group of oligarchs and associates had ensnared trump in, starting more than twenty years ago with the massive bailout of a string of sensational trump hotel and casino failures in atlantic city