People of the Lie

Author: M. Scott Peck

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 0684848597

Category: Medical

Page: 269

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With his classic trilogy, The Road Less Traveled, Further Along the Road Less Traveled, and The Road Less Traveled and Beyond, Dr. M. Scott Peck has introduced more than seven million readers to an integration of the deepest insights of psychiatry with those of religion. In this absorbing and equally inspiring companion volume, Dr. Peck brilliantly probes into the essence of human evil. People who are evil attack others instead of facing their own failures. Peck demonstrates the havoc these people of the lie work in the lives of those around them. He presents, from vivid incidents encountered in his psychiatric practice, examples of evil in everyday life. This book is by turns disturbing, fascinating, and altogether impossible to put down as it offers a strikingly original approach to the age-old problem of human evil.

The Lie - A Short Story

Author: Mary Antin

Publisher: Read Books Ltd

ISBN: 1528781562

Category: Juvenile Fiction

Page: 44

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The Lie' is a short story by Mary Antin published shortly after 'the Promised Land' in 1912. In this story, an immigrant father Mr. Rudinsky, lies about his son's age in order to keep in the American school system for two more years. Young David is a devoted student and does well in school but the guilt of his father's lie hangs heavy on his shoulders. Mary Antin (1881 – 1949) was an American author and immigration rights activist. She is best known for her 1912 autobiography 'The Promised Land', an account of her emigration and subsequent Americanisation. Other notable works include 'From Plotzk to Boston' (1899) and 'They Who Knock at Our Gates - A Complete Gospel of Immigration' (1914).

The Lie

Author: N.A

Publisher: Dramatic Publishing

ISBN: 9780871291714

Category: American drama

Page: 27

View: 6319



The Lie Tree

Author: Frances Hardinge

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

ISBN: 1447264118

Category: Fiction

Page: N.A

View: 3385


Winner of the Costa Book of the Year 2015. The Lie Tree is a wonderfully evocative and atmospheric novel by Frances Hardinge, award-winning author of Cuckoo Song and Fly By Night. Faith's father has been found dead under mysterious circumstances, and as she is searching through his belongings for clues she discovers a strange tree. The tree only grows healthy and bears fruit if you whisper a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, will deliver a hidden truth to the person who consumes it. The bigger the lie, the more people who believe it, the bigger the truth that is uncovered. The girl realizes that she is good at lying and that the tree might hold the key to her father's murder, so she begins to spread untruths far and wide across her small island community. But as her tales spiral out of control, she discovers that where lies seduce, truths shatter . . .

The Lie

Author: Florian Zeller

Publisher: Faber & Faber

ISBN: 0571342698

Category: Drama

Page: 96

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In Florian Zeller's The Lie, a companion piece to his earlier play The Truth, Michel and Laurence are coming for dinner. But Alice has spotted Michel kissing another woman that very afternoon, leaving her with a dilemma. Her husband Paul believes it is better to behave as if nothing has happened; Alice is far from sure. An argument ensues and as their own relationship is held up to scrutiny, the question as to who is being protected and why grows ever more difficult to answer. Translated by Christopher Hampton, The Lie received its English language world premiere at the Menier Chocolate Factory, London, in September 2017.

The Lie

Author: Glasko Klein

Publisher: Darby Creek ™

ISBN: 1541547268

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 104

View: 632


Leanna thinks she's doing the right thing when she encourages her best friend, Jenny, to try out for the high school tennis team. But when Jenny makes a complete fool of herself at tryouts, Leanna regrets her words. So when Leanna is given the opportunity to live the day over again, she thinks she knows what to do. But will being honest with her friend be a better choice? Or will she find herself wishing she hadn't changed her mind?

The Lie Became Great

The Forgery of Ancient Near Eastern Cultures

Author: Oscar White Muscarella

Publisher: BRILL

ISBN: 9789056930417

Category: History

Page: 540

View: 9213


A thrilling analysis of the world of plunderers, forgers, antiquity dealers, collectors, museums, auction houses with one thing in common: a vivid interest in the Ancient Near East.

The Lie Theory of Connected Pro-Lie Groups

A Structure Theory for Pro-Lie Algebras, Pro-Lie Groups, and Connected Locally Compact Groups

Author: Karl Heinrich Hofmann,Sidney A. Morris

Publisher: European Mathematical Society

ISBN: 9783037190326

Category: Algèbres de Lie

Page: 678

View: 9471


Lie groups were introduced in 1870 by the Norwegian mathematician Sophus Lie. A century later Jean Dieudonne quipped that Lie groups had moved to the center of mathematics and that one cannot undertake anything without them. If a complete topological group $G$ can be approximated by Lie groups in the sense that every identity neighborhood $U$ of $G$ contains a normal subgroup $N$ such that $G/N$ is a Lie group, then it is called a pro-Lie group. Every locally compact connected topological group and every compact group is a pro-Lie group. While the class of locally compact groups is not closed under the formation of arbitrary products, the class of pro-Lie groups is. For half a century, locally compact pro-Lie groups have drifted through the literature, yet this is the first book which systematically treats the Lie and structure theory of pro-Lie groups irrespective of local compactness. This study fits very well into the current trend which addresses infinite-dimensional Lie groups. The results of this text are based on a theory of pro-Lie algebras which parallels the structure theory of finite-dimensional real Lie algebras to an astonishing degree, even though it has had to overcome greater technical obstacles. This book exposes a Lie theory of connected pro-Lie groups (and hence of connected locally compact groups) and illuminates the manifold ways in which their structure theory reduces to that of compact groups on the one hand and of finite-dimensional Lie groups on the other. It is a continuation of the authors' fundamental monograph on the structure of compact groups (1998, 2006) and is an invaluable tool for researchers in topological groups, Lie theory, harmonic analysis, and representation theory. It is written to be accessible to advanced graduate students wishing to study this fascinating and important area of current research, which has so many fruitful interactions with other fields of mathematics.

The Day of the Lie

Author: William Brodrick

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 074811565X

Category: Fiction

Page: 384

View: 2224


They came for me in November nineteen fifty-one and took me to Mokotow prison. Cambridge, the present day. And out of the past, a cry for help: Father Anselm, the brilliant Benedictine, receives a visit from an old friend with a dangerous story to tell - the story of a woman betrayed by time, fate, and someone close to her . . . someone still unknown. As a young woman, Roza Mojeska was part of an underground resistance group in Communist Poland. But after her arrest, an agent of the secret police makes her a devil's bargain - and in the dark of a government prison, a terrible choice is made. Now, fifty years later, Anselm is called upon to investigate both Roza's story and a mystery dating back to the early 1980s, in the icy grip of the Cold War. And as he peels back years of history, decades of secrets, a half-century of lies, he exposes a truth that victim and torturer would keep hidden...

The Lie of the Land

Irish Identities

Author: Fintan O'Toole

Publisher: Verso

ISBN: 9781859848210

Category: Social Science

Page: 172

View: 1212


A collection of essays focusing on contemporary Irish culture, discussing nationalism, sexual politics, the Church, and Ireland's place in a global economy