Tim and his friends find out the hard way that you shouldn't question the game master, and you shouldn't make fun of his cape. One minute, they're drinking away the dreariness of their lives, escaping into a fantasy game and laughing their asses off. The next minute, they're in a horse-drawn cart surrounded by soldiers pointing crossbows at them.
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No skill is more important in today's world than being able to think about, understand, and act on information in an effective and responsible way. What's more, at no point in human history have we had access to so much information, with such relative ease, as we do in the 21st century. But because misinformation out there has increased as well, critical thinking is more important than ever. These 24 rewarding lectures equip you with the knowledge and techniques you need to become a savvier, sharper critical thinker in your professional and personal life.
"Same Material Different Title"
Finding themselves permanently stuck in this strange new world, the gang tries to make the best of it by finding the nearest tavern and getting shitfaced. The plan goes just fine until they lose Katherine and Chaz.
"Low-brow nerd humor that I can't get enough of!"
What does it take to reach success in business - the kind of success that lasts? How do you set yourself apart from competitors or venture out into different markets? What does it take to develop streamlined processes, become a stronger team leader, and work your way up the corporate ladder?
"Epic! It's like a complete 1st year MBA Curriculum"
A young, untested team of problem solvers challenged with saving their company moves from board room to classroom in search of answers - and finds them through lively, open discourse with their innovative professor. This gripping, fast-paced business novel does for project management what Eliyahu M. Goldratt's other novels have done for production and marketing.
"Business Fiction - A New Genre"
Learn to approach the critical decisions in your life with a more seasoned, educated eye with this fascinating 24-lecture series that explores how individuals, groups, and organizations make effective decisions. The heart of this accessible series is a thorough examination of decision making at three key levels. First, you'll look at decisions made at the individual level, where, among the many things you'll learn is that intuition is more than just a gut instinct and, in fact, represents a powerful pattern recognition capability.
"Very rewarding, fulfilling its promise"
Critical Theory emerged in the 1920s from the work of the Frankfurt School, the circle of German-Jewish academics who sought to diagnose - and, if at all possible, cure - the ills of society, particularly fascism and capitalism. In this book, Stephen Eric Bronner provides sketches of leading representatives of the critical tradition (such as George Lukács and Ernst Bloch, Theodor Adorno and Walter Benjamin, Herbert Marcuse and Jurgen Habermas) as well as many of its seminal texts and empirical investigations.
"This is a pretty good intro to Frankfurt School"
Destroying the croatoan's seat of power has grave consequences. Earth faces destruction unless bitter enemies can work together. Earth is recovering after Denver and his group managed to stamp out the immediate alien threat. Now Denver and his team, stationed in a liberated croatoan farm, plan to restore humanity as the dominant force. But when shocking information comes to light, they set off on an immediate mission north.
A popular question in philosophy is "How do I know I exist?" That seems really boring, though. How about, "How can I use logic to get over my ex?" If you really love wisdom, you love it in all situations - you don't need to be spoon fed unsolved problems in philosophy, because you're already analyzing the US Weekly you’re reading or your kinda significant other. Sarah Heuer and Chrissy Stockton are writers living in Minneapolis who are determined to do something more interesting with their philosophy degrees than talk about dead white guys.
"The Worst Example of Critical Thinking I've Seen"
This guide will teach you how to analyse arguments, speeches, and newspaper articles. It will help you discern faults in reasoning from sound arguments. It looks at the structure of language in order to demonstrate rules by which you can identify good analytical thinking, and will help you to formulate clear, defensible arguments. With real life newspaper extracts, a glossary, exercises and answers, and a guide to essay writing, this is an invaluable tool for both students and general readers.
V. I. Warshawski’s closest friend in Chicago is the Viennese-born doctor Lotty Herschel, who lost most of her family in the Holocaust. Lotty escaped to London in 1939 on the Kindertransport with a childhood playmate, Kitty Saginor Binder. When Kitty’s daughter finds her life is in danger, she calls Lotty, who in turn summons V. I. to help. The daughter’s troubles turn out to be just the tip of an iceberg of lies, secrets, and silence, whose origins go back to the mad competition among America, Germany, Japan, and England to develop the first atomic bomb.
"Shrillness...not for the faint of heat"
Many believe that people are just born with the ability to think critically, but that's not true! Critical thinking is a skill that anyone can learn how to do and how to build upon in order to make themselves master critical thinkers. Those who are in college, in careers where they have to make decisions on a regular basis, or would just like to know how they can become better learners should take a listen to this book.
"Good Clift notes on critical thinking."
Want to learn science? Solve a mystery? Develop Critical Thinking Skills, Solve a Mystery, Learn Science is an interdisciplinary approach for the teaching of science and language.
"Power for the brain"
Your mate has you walking on eggshells. It seems that no matter what you do, it isn't right. You are at your wits' end. These type of mates can make you feel crazy, frustrated, and chaotic. Maybe you are experiencing depression and anxiety. The gnawing feeling in the pit of your stomach. You wish that they would just be happy, and you feel responsible when they aren't happy.
What does it really mean to be a CIO? You sure won't be writing any software any more. You won't be stringing network cables or updating firewall parameters. What does a CIO really do? I've got some bad news for you: CIOs manage.
Emotions play a big part in impacting our daily lives for better or for worse. Since how we effectively manage and control our emotions will determine in most cases how successful we are at work, in business, in our relationships etc., we need to critically assess our emotional makeup and wellbeing to ensure that our emotions are not hindering us and getting in our way of achieving success and prosperity.
"Wouldn't want to live without it!"
A fight for survival in an alien world. Revenge is planned against Unity. Denver, Charlie, and Layla are trapped in the middle of a galactic conflict that has spanned across many millennia. With no immediate allies on either side, they must use all of their skill and strength to stay alive and to find a way back to Earth - if there is one. An old enemy of Unity is intent on making them pay for his humiliating treatment. He's gathering forces to the south with vengeance in mind.
In Jesus Christ, your life has tremendous worth. Will you answer His call to serve? There is a desperate need in our world for the expansion of individual Christian ministry. In Reaching Critical Mass, author Todd Reynolds illustrates the many ways a Christian, young or old, can serve God. Reynolds reveals some of the many unique gifts God has bestowed upon mankind - gifts that ultimately must be brought into service of the Lord.
Sabotage. Arson. Attempted murder. Dealing with terrible crimes is Aroostine Higgins' job as an assistant US attorney in the Department of Justice's elite Criminal Division. Except this time she's the victim - and the perpetrator is a faceless mastermind who's derailing her life. He makes her latest court case vanish, he sets her home ablaze, and he nearly kills her when she undergoes surgery, all from behind the terrifying veil of anonymity.
"This is a wonderful series!"
In the aftermath of World War II, America stood alone as the world's premier military power. Yet its martial confidence contrasted vividly with its sense of cultural inferiority. Still looking to a defeated and dispirited Europe for intellectual and artistic guidance, burgeoning transnational elite in New York and Washington embraced not only the war's refugees but many of their ideas as well, and nothing has proven more pernicious than those of the Frankfurt School and its reactionary philosophy of "critical theory".
"I tried but I finally couldn't take it anymore"