Orasi pada penerimaan Anugerah Hamengku Buwono IX dari Universitas Gadjah Mada di Pagelaran Kraton Yogyakarta tanggal 19 Desember 1997 pukul 6.30 malam hari.
In this short novel, a shocking and unprecedented national crisis has erupted just one week before Americans head to the polls. The incumbent Democratic president has been assassinated by an Iranian national.
Although there is no evidence, the government of Iran is quickly accused in the media as the mastermind behind the shooting as an act of retaliation for the severe economic sanctions imposed by the United States. Another stunning setback occurs when the vice-president is felled by a fatal heart attack just hours after taking the oath. Enter the Republican Speaker of the House who becomes the third president in than a day as the reins of power shift to the GOP. The election must be postponed while the Democrats select a new ticket.
Sensing weakness in the caretaker US government, Iran threatens that sanctions must be revoked within days or they will launch an attack in the Persian Gulf to shut down the supply of oil.
The world nervously awaits the outcome.
Jamila Tillman did not ask to be here. She did not ask for a selfish mother who cared more about a government check than she did her own daughter. All Jamila wants is to grow up in a loving family environment surrounded by people who truly loved and cared about her but her mother Symone did not care about Jamila’s wants. Jamila has the opportunity to receive all the love and care in the world from her uncle Mikel and her grandmother but Symone refuses to let anybody stop her checks from rolling in. Not caring that her daughter is only twelve-years old, Symone devises a plan to destroy any chances
5 histoires qui célèbrent le plaisir, l'érotisme, la sensualité... BABY SITTING: Comment le voisin de Sandrine, lorsqu'elle avait 18 ans, a su prendre soin de la remercier. FEMME FONTAINE: Un jeu très osé qui aboutit à une explosion de plaisir MON INITIATION AU CAMPING: L'histoire de mon initiation à l'amour par ma voisine de camping ... sous les yeux de son mari... TROUBLANT RENDEZ-VOUS: Christophe organise un rendez-vous surprise à Flora... Avec un ami.
Osera-t-elle aller plus loin ? JE SUIS A ELLE Lorsque je l'ai rencontrée pour la première fois, je suis tombé fou amoureux. Et quand elle m'a invité à une soirée avec son mari, j'étais loin de me douter jusqu'où cela me mènerait.
The brain sciences are influencing our understanding of human behavior as never before, from neuropsychiatry and neuroeconomics to neurotheology and neuroaesthetics. Many now believe that the brain is what makes us human, and it seems that neuroscientists are poised to become the new experts in the management of human conduct. Neuro describes the key developments--theoretical, technological, economic, and biopolitical--that have enabled the neurosciences to gain such traction outside the laboratory. It explores the ways neurobiological conceptions of personhood are influencing everything from child rearing to criminal justice, and are transforming the ways we "know ourselves" as human beings. In this emerging neuro-ontology, we are not "determined" by our neurobiology: on the contrary, it appears that we can and should seek to improve ourselves by understanding and acting on our brains. Neuro examines the implications of this emerging trend, weighing the promises against the perils, and evaluating some widely held concerns about a neurobiological "colonization" of the social and human sciences. Despite identifying many exaggerated claims and premature promises, Neuro argues that the openness provided by the new styles of thought taking shape in neuroscience, with its contemporary conceptions of the neuromolecular, plastic, and social brain, could make possible a new and productive engagement between the social and brain sciences. Copyright note: Reproduction, including downloading of Joan Miro works is prohibited by copyright laws and international conventions without the express written permission of Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. ?
North was on track to go nowhere. According to his brothers, ice skating was a hobby not a career. That didn’t stop him from dreaming of an Olympic Medal.
Even if it was an impossible dream without a coach.
Hadley had been on track to the Olympics when a skating accident left her crippled and unable to skate. With no future plan other than skating Hadley returns home tired and broken. She would never be again, an Olympic ranked skater. When their tracks collide North finds hope and a future in Hadley. She could be everything he needs her to be. She could help him reach that elusive dream. Hadley’s trying to find her future. That path doesn’t necessarily include North. North is a skater with his eyes set on a medal, and Hadley can never be again.
She just wanted peace. Leaving tracks is for North to do. Hadley has already cut hers into the ice.