You Can Travel Free

You Can Travel Free

Author: Kirk, Robert Wm.

Publisher: Pelican Publishing

ISBN: 1455614505

Category: Travel

Page: 500

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After 500,000 miles of free travel, this expert advises how to receive free accommodations, cruises, package tours, and more. He reveals that "there is such a thing as a free lunch, (and) one can eat it in Tahiti, Bermuda, Singapore, Rio, or wherever one chooses".

The Good Retirement Guide 2021

The Good Retirement Guide 2021

Author: Jonquil Lowe

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9781789667608

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 329

View: 755

Not sure what retirement actually includes or how to prepare for it? Whether it is a relaxing, action-packed or financially rewarding retirement you want, this is the book for you. In retirement, personal ambitions can be realized and new experiences enjoyed, yet with so much to consider, people are often unsure how best to plan for their future. The Good Retirement Guide 2021 is an indispensable book that you will refer to again and again, offering clear and concise suggestions on a broad range of subjects for pre-retirement planning in the UK. Updated for the new financial year, The Good Retirement Guide 2021 is packed with hundreds of useful hints, tips and insights into your retirement preparation. Including information on: finance (investments, pensions, annuities and drawdown, benefits and tax), housing, health, holidays, starting a business and looking after elderly parents, this book will help you to save more, live better and be happier.

Weekly World News

Weekly World News

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Page: 44

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Rooted in the creative success of over 30 years of supermarket tabloid publishing, the Weekly World News has been the world's only reliable news source since 1979. The online hub www.weeklyworldnews.com is a leading entertainment news site.

Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport

Reducing Carbon Emissions from Transport

Author: Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Environmental Audit Committee

Publisher: The Stationery Office

ISBN: 9780215030429

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 391

View: 609

The Committee's report examines the challenges involved in efforts to reduce carbon emissions from the UK transport sector and makes recommendations to improve future progress, as part of its overall priority for the current Parliament of focusing on climate change issues. Topics discussed include: the Government's strategic priorities; measures to reduce carbon emissions from road transport, trains, water freight and aviation; emissions from developing economies; the future price and availability of oil. This volume contains a range of oral and written evidence taken by the Committee in the course of its inquiry, including contributions from officials from the Department for Transport, Transport for London, the Environment Agency, Transport 2000 and Sustrans, as well as from environmental groups and from representatives from the motoring, aviation, rail, freight transport and shipping industries.

Natural Science and the Culture of Sages and Worthies

Natural Science and the Culture of Sages and Worthies

Author: 张戬坤

Publisher: 光大出版社

ISBN: 9789881998736

Category: Philosophy

Page: 405

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Chapter Zero The Substitute Preface Ⅰ. The Wuji and the Taiji Ⅱ. Polar Relativity Ⅲ. “Slice up a Watermelon” Ⅳ. The “Most Precision Instrument” Ⅴ. The moment one dharma arises, all dharmas will follow. Ⅵ. Things, based on causes and conditions, do not really exist. However, as conditions arise, they shouldn’t be considered non-existent. Ⅶ. The Absolute Truth Ⅷ. Every Dot is the Whole. Chapter One Enter the Culture of Sages and Worthies from Natural Science Ⅰ. Know the culture of sages and worthies again. Ⅱ. The Relationship of Matter and Emptiness in the Mass-energy Equation 1. Matter itself is emptiness 2. Strange sparks in the air 3. Attach importance to traditional Chinese Culture III. What is a Quantum? Ⅳ. The experiment of “Water Knows” verifies the relationship between the internal appearance and the external appearance of the mind. Ⅴ. Two Types of Spontaneity in Nature 1. The value and meaning of a human life exist in wisdom. 2. How to use the two spontaneities in everyday life. 3. The ten Dharma Realms and the transmigration of a life. VI. The Infinite Divisibility of a Particle 1. The relationship between matter, energy and information 2. Because of the sensory dusts, we produce knowledge. Because of the sensory organs, we find appearances. Inside and outside have the same noumenon. Chapter Two The perpetual motion machine Neutralization Ⅰ. How to Make a Perpetual Motion Machine? 1. A perpetual motion machine cannot be made by a dissipative structure system. 2. The software civilization and the hardware civilization 3. The information structure of the software 4. The one appearance is the “perpetual motion machine”. II. Middle is the great root under heaven. 1. The neutralization of carbon 2. Depolarization leads to neutralization. III. The phenomenon of neutralization and their applications. 1. The stability of the structure of the octet. 2. Like things repel and unlike things attract. 3. Develop a harmonious society Chapter Three Ecological Civilization and Psychological Civilization Ⅰ. The Present Situation of the Environment. 1. The destruction and pollution of natural environment. 2. The situation of social environment. Ⅱ. Mental pollution leads to environmental pollution. 1. The scientific experiment of “Water Knows” 2. Mental pollution Ⅲ. Ecology and Psychology Lecture One Effects of Psychology on Ecology 1. Is there an “I” (a self)? What is an “I” (a self)? 2. Ecological civilization 3. The polluted psychological civilization 4. The mind is the environment and the environment is the mind. Restore psychological civilization Lecture Two The oneness of the mind and the environment Chapter Four Matter and field Ⅰ. Matter and the field 1. No separation of subjectivity and objectivity; no separation of matter and energy. 2. Matter is from energy. Matter, energy and conservation. 3. The modes of motion. 4. Period and cycle is the fundamental law in the physical world. 5. Energy comes from information structures. 6. The pure information structure of zero, “destiny” and the still and changeless state. Ⅱ. “Discoveries are made according to one’s own karmas.” 1. Strange sparks in the sky; Zhuang Zhou’s dream and the butterfly’s dream. 2. Wave-particle Duality and discoveries made according to one’s own karmas 3. Understand the mechanism of “Discovery” Chapter Five The Original Source and Origins of the Universe Lecture One The Original Source of the Universe Ⅰ. The universe’s noumenon is the one appearance that has no appearance. Ⅱ. Understand the Mind and See the Nature. Verify the one appearance that has no appearance. Ⅲ. Carry Yin and Embrace Yang. Restore the one appearance. IV. The false appearances and the actual appearance 1. The relationship between the one appearance and the two appearances 2. Learn from the Great Wisdom of Sages and Worthies V. The Value of Life 1. The pursuit of knowledge requires daily accumulation. The pursuit of the Dao requires daily exhaustion. 2. Be content with poverty, keep to the Dao and make the pursuit of wisdom the sole occupation. Lecture 2 The Origins and Evolutions of the Universe Ⅰ. The Origins of the Universe 1. The big-bang theory and the most fundamental law of birth, growth, completion and death. 2. Origins of the universe in Yi Jing, Lao-zi, Zhuang-zi and Buddhist sutras. 3. The String Theory 4. The Genesis of the World by God in Christianity Ⅱ . Several fundamental laws of the universe 1. The Unity of Opposites: Carrying yin and embracing yang; 2. The structure of core formation 3. The Law of Spontaneity 4. Evolution and Development. Chapter Six Motion and Change Lecture One Where Do all Motion and Change Occur? Lecture Two Change and Changelessness Chapter Seven Polarity and Non-polarity Ⅰ. The Characteristics of Polarity and Non-polarity Ⅱ. Non-polarity does not have Appearances. Ⅲ. Non-polarity that Has No Difference and No Time and Space. Ⅳ. The Independence of Non-polarity Ⅴ. Transcend Polarity and Enter the Advanced Form of Life. VI. “Without That, There would not Be ‘I’.” “Turn All Things into the Self.” Chapter Eight Theory of Dissipation Structure Ⅰ. The Phenomenon of Self-organization Ⅱ. All of Self-organization is United in Information. 1. The open system. 2. Be far away from the state of equilibrium. 3. The nonlinear effect 4. The fluctuation effect 5. How to master the effect of nonlinear fluctuation in daily life. Chapter Nine Some problems About Time and Space Lecture One Two Different Views on Time and Space Ⅰ. Newton’s and Einstein’s views of time and space Ⅱ. The Experiment “Water Knows” Verifies the Oneness of Subjectivity and Objectivity as well as the Mind and the Environment. Ⅲ. Time and Space are False Notions. Originally Time and Space do not Exist. Ⅳ. The Buddhist View on Time and Space Lecture Two The Infinite Time, Space and Velocity Chapter Ten Human Cognitive Channels Ⅰ. Human Cognitive Channels 1. The sense organs and the sense dusts are simultaneous. 2. Different sense organs lead to different cognizance. 3. Study the Teaching of sages and worthies and know the absolute truth. Ⅱ. How to Go into the Desireless Condition? 1. Discrimination leads to comparative manifestations. Non discrimination leads to the direct manifestation. 2. The direct manifestation of Happy Bodhisattva Ⅲ. Ever Having No Desires, One will See the Wonder. 1. Ancient Chinese sages’ great wisdom of direct manifestation. 2. Spot the real great perfect mirror 3. Sudden enlightenment in scientific inventions and creations. IV. Zhuangzi’s Wisdom on How to Find the Recondite Pearl Chapter Eleven Turn Consciousness into Wisdom Ⅰ. The Equal Mind of the One Appearance Ⅱ. The One Appearance is Wisdom. The Two Appearances are Consciousness. 1. The mechanism and principle of the eight consciousnesses 2. Turn consciousness into wisdom and you will have the wisdom of the one appearance. 3. With the wisdom of the one appearance, one will serve all living beings. Ⅲ. The One Appearance Has Nothing. The Two Appearances Have Everything. Chapter Twelve Experience the Noumenon and the Actual Appearance I. Get to Know the Original Source That Has Nothing. II. “It’s neither the wind nor the banner that is moving. Humane ones, it is your mind that is moving.” Ⅲ. Matter and Emptiness; Phenomenon and Essence. Ⅳ. The Flower Case and the Moon Case Ⅴ. Get to Know the State of Non-duality. Ⅵ. Two Chickens by One Cut Chapter Thirteen Know the Great Wisdom of Ancient Sages and Worthies I. Return to the Original Source II. The Discrimination and Attachment of Living Beings 1. Finiteness and Infiniteness; polarity and non-polarity 2. What are discrimination and attachment? 3. False Appearances of the sensory organs and the sensory dusts; the appearances of subjectivity and objectivity. 4. The sensory organs and the sensory dusts have the same source. The emptied empty thusness III Lao Zi’s Great Wisdom IV. The Sixteen-character Guiding Principles. 1. Their Mind for the Way is faint and slight. 2. People’s mind is dangerous and perilous. 3. “Only by being pure and being one will people keep to the Middle.” 4. “Keep to the Middle.” V. The Innate Eight Trigrams of Fu Xi. Chapter Fourteen The Grand Unified Field Theory I. Elementary Particles and the Eight Trigrams. II. The Grand Unified Field. 1. Researches made by modern scientists. 2. In what location is the grand unified field unified? 3. All movements and change return to emptiness and stillness. 4. Trueness and falseness are non-dual. They are the grand unification. Chapter Fifteen A Comprehensive Aggregation The Phenomena of self-organization The dissipation structure Perpetual Motion Machines Two Types of Civilization The “S” Lines and the Cosmic Strings Information Structures Consciousness “The Software and Hardware” Discoveries made according to one’s own karmas The mind and the environment are the same thing. The Theory of Hologram There is no thought Transcendence Everyone Has a Unique World. All are manifestations of the thusness. The Mind and Things Move towards the Proper Enlightenment from the Six Sense Organs. The seeing is always there. View all as mirror images. View the world as a dream. The Relationship of Matter and Emptiness There is only “This”. Originally there is not time and space. The Conscious Mind is Empty and False. The Mind and the Environment Sincerity and Brightness See through the appearances and spot the nature. Material, energy and information Finiteness and Infiniteness Two types of spontaneities The Sense Organs and the Sense dusts Movement and Non-movement “Bubbles” “I” is the only honored one. Originally, there is neither birth nor death. The direct manifestation of the mind. Remove the “S” lines. Carrying yin and embracing yang The dependent and proper retributions in the Dharma-ending age The homology and simultaneity of the sense organs and the sense dusts The wonderfully pure and bright substance Food and Sex Establish a positive outlook on life Superconductivity Scientific technology and civilization In the one appearance there is no death. Originally, there is not nebulous wheel in the eyes. Quantum Existence and Non-existence (Being and non-being) Speak right Dharma to right people. The “recondite pearl” and the “Dao” The Zero One dharma and all dharmas All are manifestations of the consciousness. Activity “Transparency” Appearances are what are manifested in front of the sense organs. Yi Jing (The Book of Changes) and chemistry. Science and Religion Glossary

The Good Retirement Guide 2022

The Good Retirement Guide 2022

Author: Jonquil Lowe

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9781398603462

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 296

View: 806

Are you feeling apprehensive as you approach retirement? Do you have concerns about the volatile pensions industry, Brexit, or simply about what retirement actually entails? Whatever your thoughts, this is the book to help you plan a retirement that is enjoyable and stress-free. In retirement, personal ambitions can be realized and new experiences enjoyed, yet with so much to consider in such turbulent times, people are often unsure how best to plan for their future. The Good Retirement Guide 2022 is here to help, offering clear and concise information to help readers navigate the uncertainty of pre-retirement planning in the UK. Updated for the new financial year, The Good Retirement Guide 2022 includes the latest information on finance (investments, pensions, annuities and drawdown, benefits and tax), housing and health, as well as advice on the impact of Brexit on retiring abroad, the challenges of early retirement, looking after elderly parents and best practice on starting a business. This is a book that will help you to save more, feel secure and retire happier.

The Good Non Retirement Guide 2012

The Good Non Retirement Guide 2012

Author: Frances Kay

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749464554

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 449

View: 566

Retirement is a time of immense opportunity. Without the routine demands of working life, new ambitions can be realized and new experiences enjoyed. Yet with so much to consider, people are often unsure how best to plan for their future. Furthermore, with rising retirement ages, the closure of many final pension salary schemes and uncertainty regarding universal benefits, the scope for concern and confusion is now even greater. The Good Non Retirement Guide is essential reading for all those looking forward to making the most of their retirement, and offers clear and concise suggestions and advice on a broad range of retirement-related subjects, including pensions, tax, leisure activities, voluntary work and health.

The Rough Guide to Switzerland (Travel Guide eBook)

The Rough Guide to Switzerland (Travel Guide eBook)

Author: Rough Guides

Publisher: Rough Guides UK

ISBN: 9780241314807

Category: Travel

Page: 696

View: 367

The Rough Guide to Switzerland is the ultimate guide to the country where tourism as we know it first took off. The Alpine landscape that so entranced Thomas Cook's pioneering group of package tourists in 1863 still draws tourists in their millions. Whether you're looking to check out the 365 days-per-year snowboarding scene in Zermatt, wander the medieval streets of exceptionally preserved Bern or sleep on the straw in a Valais farm, you'll find plenty of insight and advice from our team of expert authors. Beyond the hinterlands, we uncover the surprisingly dynamic alternative scene in Switzerland's cities, its cutting-edge contemporary galleries and myriad film, music and design festivals, not to mention the scientists at CERN attempting to discover the neutron-sized building-blocks of our universe in the world's biggest experiment. Make the most of your trip with The Rough Guide to Switzerland.

Forum

Forum

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ISBN: MSU:31293021041631

Category: English language

Page: 440

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Black Enterprise

Black Enterprise

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Page: 108

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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.

Black Enterprise

Black Enterprise

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Page: 84

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BLACK ENTERPRISE is the ultimate source for wealth creation for African American professionals, entrepreneurs and corporate executives. Every month, BLACK ENTERPRISE delivers timely, useful information on careers, small business and personal finance.