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Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al Green by Jimmy McDonough
Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen (Pelican Introductions) by Guy Standing
A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause by Shawn Wen
Adios, Motherfucker: A Gentleman’s Progress Through Rock and Roll by Michael Ruffino
Stacey Griffith, “Two Turns from Zero: Pushing to Higher Fitness Goals–Converting Them to Life Strength”

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Soul Survivor: A Biography of Al Green by Jimmy McDonough

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English August 29th, 2017 ASIN: B01N6WUUPD, ISBN: 0306822679 432 pages EPUB 57.49 MB
With songs like “Love and Happiness,” “I’m Still in Love with You,” and “Tired of Being Alone,” Al Green is considered by many to be the greatest soul singer of all time. He has sold more than 20 million records, been sampled by countless hip-hop artists, and even had President Obama singing his tunes. One of the most intricate and elusive figures in popular music, Green has never been scrutinized in print successfully-until now.
Soul Survivor is the biography of a man whose life is the embodiment of the collision between the sacred and the profane, traversing the tortured road Green roamed from gospel to secular and back again. Readers bear witness to some of the greatest music ever recorded and the never-before-told story of Green’s label, Hi Records.

Basic Income: And How We Can Make It Happen (Pelican Introductions) by Guy Standing

English May 4th, 2017 ASIN: B01N9IM222, ISBN: 0141985488 328 pages EPUB 1.95 MB
‘Basic Income is an idea whose time has come, and Guy Standing has pioneered our understanding of it…as we move into an age where work and leisure become blurred, and work dissociated from incomes, Standing’s analysis is vital’ Paul Mason!
Shouldn’t everyone receive a stake in society’s wealth?
Could we create a fairer world by granting a guaranteed income to all?
What would this mean for our health, wealth and happiness?
Basic Income is a regular cash transfer from the state, received by all individual citizens. It is an acknowledgement that everyone plays a part in generating the wealth currently enjoyed only by a few. Political parties across the world are now adopting it as official policy and the idea generates headlines every day. Guy Standing has been at the forefront of thought about Basic Income for the past thirty years, and in this book he covers in authoritative detail its effects on the economy, poverty, work and labour; dissects and disproves the standard arguments against Basic Income; explains what we can learn from pilots across the world and illustrates exactly why a Basic Income has now become such an urgent necessity.

A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause by Shawn Wen

English July 11th, 2017 ISBN: 1941411487 136 pages EPUB 0.37 MB
“A unique, poetic critical appreciation of Marcel Marceau…. A fascinating book…. Readers will marvel not only at Marceau, but at the book itself, which displays such command of the material and such perfect pitch.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review.
As a fledgling radio producer, Shawn Wen became fascinated by the one subject who seemed impossible to put on air: French mime Marcel Marceau, the internationally acclaimed “artist of silence.” At the height of his fame, Marceau was synonymous with Bip, the red-lipped, white-faced mute in a sailor suit who conjured scenes, stories, and sweeping emotion through the gestures of his body alone. Influenced by Charlie Chaplin’s Little Tramp, credited with inspiring Michael Jackson’s Moonwalk, Marceau attempted in his performances to “reveal the fundamental essences of humanity.”
Beyond Bip, Marceau was a Jewish Holocaust survivor and member of the French resistance; a bombastic iconoclast; a collector of failed marriages, masks, antique knives and doting fans; an impassioned workaholic who performed into his eighties and died deeply in debt soon after leaving the stage. In precise, jewel-like scenes and vignettes, A Twenty Minute Silence Followed by Applause pays homage to the singular genius of a mostly-forgotten art form. Drawing on interviews, archival research, and meticulously observed performances, Wen translates the gestural language of mime into a lyric written portrait by turns whimsical, melancholic, and haunting.

Adios, Motherfucker: A Gentleman’s Progress Through Rock and Roll by Michael Ruffino

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English August 29th, 2017 ASIN: B00DB367O6, ISBN: 006222896X 355 pages EPUB 0.67 MB
A blend of This Is Spinal Tap and Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, the cult classic confessions of a debauched rock ‘n’ roller and his adventures in excess on the ’80s hair-metal nostalgia tour through Middle America–available again, and now revised and updated.
Once upon a time at the start of the new century, the unheard-of Unband got a chance to drink, fight, and play loud music with ’80s metal bands like Dio and Def Leppard. To the mix they brought illegal pyrotechnics, a giant red inflatable hand with movable digits, a roadie dubiously named Safety Bear, a high tolerance for liver damage, and an infectious love of rock & roll and everything it represents.
Unband bassist Michael Ruffino takes us on an epic joyride across a surrealistic American landscape where we meet mute Christian groupies, crack-smoking Girl Scouts, beer-drinking chimps, and thousands of head-bangers who cannot accept that hair metal is dead. Here, too, are uncensored portraits of Ronnie James Dio, Anthrax, Sebastian Bach, Lemmy of Motorhead, and others.
Adios, Motherfucker is gonzo rock storytelling at its finest–excessive, incendiary, intelligent, hilarious, and utterly original.

Stacey Griffith, “Two Turns from Zero: Pushing to Higher Fitness Goals–Converting Them to Life Strength”

English 2017 ISBN: 0062496840, 0062496859 368 pages EPUB 3.5 MB
“The journey Stacey Griffith charts in Two Turns From Zero is both inspiring and instructional. Her book is action-oriented and wise beyond measure. It is full of engaging spirit and the true power of love and movement.”—Deepak Chopra
Expert motivator, a fitness virtuoso and a self-empowerment guru Stacey Griffith, SoulCycle Senior Master Instructor, shows you how to take your health and fitness to new levels while using that same energy to boost your emotional and spiritual wellbeing in all aspects of your life.
In Two Turns From Zero, Stacey Griffith, one of the iconic faces of the wildly popular SoulCycle, has helped thousands reshape their bodies, while also becoming their best selves—physically, mentally, and emotionally. Stacey firmly believes that every one of us can be an athlete. Focusing on four key concepts—Eat, Love, Train, and Repeat—this is her life handbook that provides a blueprint for feeling healthy, happy, and empowered. Stacey offers conditioning advice, nutrition counseling, visualizations for achieving your goals, and moving meditations for staying centered. Most important, she shows you how to locate your greatest sense of purpose that will take you to the highest levels of performance—and sustain you to weather life’s inevitable challenges.
Two Turns from Zero is also Stacey’s personal story—a chronicle of endurance that is as motivating as her workout routine. At one time, Stacey was directionless and, by her own account, an overall unsuccessful human being. But she finally realized she wanted more from life—she needed to find meaning. Giving up alcohol, drugs, and partying, she dedicated her life to fitness—a journey of discovery she uses in her book to motivate others to make the most of their own lives.
This gifted instructor is beloved for her ability to inspire and push her students to achieve their ultimate center. In Two Turns from Zero, she shows how we can all achieve our personal peak.

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A moment of silence observed by people wearing the traditional folk costumes of the Gail Valley in Austria
Naples, Italy (July 14, 2005) – Navy Chaplain Dave McBeth, left, leads an informal gathering of personnel aboard Naval Support Activity (NSA) Naples during a Europe-wide coordinated two-minute moment of silence held throughout the European Union in relation to the 2005 London Bombings.

A moment of silence (also referred to as a minute's silence or a one-minute silence) is a period of silentcontemplation, prayer, reflection, or meditation. Similar to flying a flag at half-mast, a moment of silence is often a gesture of respect, particularly in mourning for those who have died recently, or as part of a tragic historical event, such as the September 11 attacks of 2001.

A minute, or 60 seconds, is a common length of time for the memorialization, though organizers may choose other periods of time, normally connected in some way with the event being commemorated (there might be a minute given for every death commemorated, for example). During a moment of silence, its participants may typically bow their heads, remove their hats, and refrain from speaking, or moving, for the duration of it.

Origins[edit]

The first recorded instance of an official moment of silence dedicated to a dead person took place in Portugal on February 13, 1912. The Portuguese Senate dedicated 10 minutes of silence to José Maria da Silva Paranhos Júnior, baron of Rio Branco, Brazil, and Minister of the Exterior of the Brazilian government, who'd died three days earlier on February 10. This moment of silence was registered in the Senate's records of that day.[1] In the same year, large parts of the United States kept a ceremonial silence to honour the dead of the Maine and the Titanic.[2]

Examples of recurring moments of silence[edit]

Many people in the Commonwealth of Nations observe the two-minute silence at 11:00am on November 11 each year (Armistice Day) to remember sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war. In addition, a two minutes of silence is also observed in the United Kingdom on the Sunday closest to 11th of November which is known as Remembrance Sunday and is televised with a close up image of the Big Ben clock chiming 11 and the buglers sounding the Last Post at 11:02am.

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In Israel, moments of silence are held in memory of the victims of the Holocaust on Yom HaShoah and in memory of fallen soldiers and of terrorist victims on the day before Israel's independence day.

In Australia and New Zealand a moment of silence is held on the Dawn of the 24th of April (ANZAC Day). This moment of silence is held to remember the service men and women who lost their lives in WWI and WWII.

Moments of silence are often observed prior to sports matches, with reasons for silences ranging from national and international tragedies, to the death of individuals connected to the sport or specific clubs.

Silent prayer[edit]

Quakers have practised silent prayer, including moments of silence during other group activities, for more than 300 years. Since silence contains no statements or assumptions concerning beliefs and requires no understanding of language to interpret, it is more easily accepted and used than a spoken prayer or observance when persons of different religious and cultural backgrounds participate together. In the colonial period Pennsylvania Quakers and other Americans worshipped silently together on occasions, yet both groups thought that this implied that they had altered their traditional belief system in doing so. Over time, the effectiveness of Quaker-style silence for non-sectarian and non-controversial public observances has led to its almost universal use in the English-speaking world as well as in other plural societies. This is also the case within many institutions where diverse groups are expected to participate but not necessarily share beliefs - such as in government, schools, commercial companies and the military.[citation needed]

Moment of silence in US schools[edit]

First Lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama return to the White House after leading a moment of silence for the victims of the 2011 Tucson shooting.

The U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 1962 that official organization, sponsorship, or endorsement of school prayer in public schools is forbidden by the First Amendment to the United States Constitution. Teachers and school officials may not lead classes in prayer, but prayer is permitted at voluntary religious clubs, and students are not prohibited from praying themselves. Other rulings have forbidden public, organized prayer at school assemblies, sporting events, and similar school-sponsored activities.

Public moments of silence in the United States both arise from and contribute to this debate over prayer and the separation of church and state. A moment of silence lacks any specific religious formulation, and therefore it has been presented as a way of creating reflection and respect without endorsing any particular religion.

President Ronald Reagan was a supporter of a moment of silence in American schools. In 1981 Reagan formally proposed a constitutional amendment permitting organized prayer in public schools.[3] In his 1984 state of the union address, Reagan asked Congress, who begin their day with an invocation: 'If you can begin your day with a member of the clergy standing right here leading you in prayer, then why can't freedom to acknowledge God be enjoyed again by children in every schoolroom across this land?'[4]Colin Powell, a longtime advocate, has recommended a simple moment of silence at the start of each school day. Further, he states that students could use this interval to pray, meditate, contemplate or study.[5]

However, critics often view the moment of silence as publicly endorsing prayer 'in disguise'. This issue has been especially raised by atheist groups and advocates, who argue that no non-religious purpose is served by designating an official moment of silence.[citation needed] Moments of silence point to the tension in the U.S. Constitution and society between accommodation and endorsement. Accommodation of religion is to ensure an environment where a person or student can practice their religion. A question with 'moments of silence' laws is whether accommodation was already achieved by the fact that a student can pray or meditate on his/her own without an official moment of silence. Barry Lynn of Americans United for Separation of Church and State said, on a 'moment of silence' case, 'Students were already allowed to pray, meditate, or reflect under the statute before it was amended. The addition of the word 'pray' where it wasn't needed clearly shows that legislators intended to promote religion, and that's not their job.'[6] Courts have stated on these moments of silence cases that a secular purpose is necessary and according to Wallace v. Jaffree, a 'statute must be invalidated if it is entirely motivated by a purpose to advance religion.'[7]

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Although since 1976 the state Virginia law permitted school districts to implement 60 seconds of silence at the start of each school day,[8] in 1985, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an Alabama 'moment of silence or voluntary prayer' law was unconstitutional, in the case Wallace v. Jaffree. In April 2000, a new law came into being; requiring all Virginian public school students to observe a moment of silence.[9] Also, in 2005, a law was passed in Indiana requiring all public schools to give students a chance to say the pledge of allegiance and observe a moment of silence every day.[citation needed] In October 2007, Illinois enacted legislation to require public schools to provide students with a moment of silence at the start of the school day, a statute that is currently being challenged in Illinois state courts. According to the National Conference of State Legislatures, Alabama, Georgia,[10] Louisiana, Massachusetts, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Virginia also require such moments of quiet in the classroom. In more than 20 other states, teachers are allowed to decide whether they want such a classroom time-out.

In October 2000, the U.S. District Judge Claude M. Hilton ruled that the 'moment of silence' law was constitutional.[9][11] Judge Hilton stated, 'The court finds that the Commonwealth's daily observance of one minute of silence act is constitutional. The act was enacted for a secular purpose, does not advance or inhibit religion, nor is there excessive entanglement with religion... Students may think as they wish – and this thinking can be purely religious in nature or purely secular in nature. All that is required is that they sit silently.'[12] His ruling was upheld in the 4th circuit.[13][14] Others argued that the law was not enacted for a secular purpose, pointing to statements made by supporters of the legislation.[citation needed] State Senator Charles R. Hawkins (R-Pennsylvania) stated the moment of silence is 'a very small measure to address a very large problem.' He also said, 'Prayer is not a bad word in my vocabulary.' Kent Willis, Executive Director of the ACLU of Virginia, stated lawmakers are 'at the very least placing Virginia law right on the line of separation of church and state or they are crossing it . . . the state is playing with fire here.'[15]

The American Civil Liberties Union was opposed to a proposed constitutional amendment by Newt Gingrich in the early 1990s which would have set aside a voluntary moment of prayer during the school day, which was later independently described by President Bill Clinton as a 'moment of silence'.

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  1. ^'Debates Parlamentares - Diário 039, p. 2 (1912-02-13)'. debates.parlamento.pt. Retrieved January 1, 2016. O Sr. Presidente: Tenho de cumprir o doloroso dever de comunicar ao Senado o falecimento, no Rio de Janeiro, do Barão do Rio Branco, que ilustrou grandemente o seu nome, tanto pela maneira como dirigiu os negócios diplomáticos do Brasil como pela erudição manifestada nas suas obras, e que muito honrou a sua origem lusitana. (Apoiados gerais). Além disso devemos lembrar-nos de que o Barão do Rio Branco era Ministro do Govêrno que primeiro reconheceu a República Portuguesa. (Apoiados gerais). Por consideração, pois, para com todos êstes aspectos daquele vulto notável, proponho que a sessão seja interrompida durante 10 minutos, conservando-se os Srs. Senadores sentados nos seus lugares e silenciosos durante êsse espaço de tempo. (Apoiados gerais). Às 14 horas e 45 minutos foi, portanto, suspensa a sessão, reabrindo-se às 14 e 55 minutos. The President: I must fulfill the painful duty of communicating to the Senate the death in Rio de Janeiro of the baron of Rio Branco, who made his name illustrious with the manner in which he conducted the diplomatic business of Brazil as well as with the erudition manifested in his work, and who honored his Portuguese origins with grandeur. Furthermore, we must remember that the baron of Rio Branco was a Minister of the government that first recognized the Portuguese Republic. Thus, in consideration of all these aspects related to this notable figure, I propose that the session be interrupted for 10 minutes, with the Senators remaining on their seats in silence for that period of time. At 14 hours and 45 minutes the session was therefore suspended, reopening at 14 hours and 55 minutes.
  2. ^Maitland, Sara (2010). A book of silence. Berkeley,Ca: Counterpoint. ISBN9781619021426.
  3. ^https://www.nytimes.com/1982/05/18/us/reagan-proposes-school-prayer-amendment.html
  4. ^http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/index.php?pid=40205
  5. ^Colin Powel, A 'MOMENT OF SILENCE' IN PLACE OF PRAYER IN U.S. PUBLIC SCHOOLS. Religious Tolerance.
  6. ^'Moment of Litigation: Mandatory Moment Of Silence In Texas Schools Faces Court Test'. Blog.au.org. Archived from the original on September 28, 2011. Retrieved 2012-07-15.
  7. ^'Wallace V. Jaffree'. Caselaw.lp.findlaw.com. Retrieved July 15, 2012.
  8. ^'Code of Virginia § 22.1–203'. Leg1.state.va.us. Archived from the original on October 21, 2000. Retrieved November 11, 2012.
  9. ^ ab'Gotta Minute? – Virginia enacts minute of silence in schools'. Current Events. January 26, 2001. Archived from the original on February 11, 2006.
  10. ^See Bown v. Gwinnett County School District, 112 F.3d 1464 (11th Cir. 1997).
  11. ^'Court upholds Virginia's 'moment of silence''. Christian Century. November 15, 2000. Archived from the original on November 2, 2007.
  12. ^'Court upholds constitutionality of 'silence' law', Baptist Joint Committee. Report from the Capital, 2000-NOV-7, Page 3.
  13. ^Brooke A. Masters (July 25, 2001). 'Va. Minute of Silence in Schools Is Upheld: Federal Judges Rule Law Is Not Unconstitutional'. The Washington Post. pp. B01.
  14. ^'U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals: Brown v. Gilmore'(PDF). Pacer.ca4.iscourts.gov. July 24, 2001. Archived from the original(PDF) on August 4, 2004.
  15. ^'Virginia Senate OKs Schools' Moment of Silence'. Aclu.org. February 1, 2000. Retrieved July 15, 2012.

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