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    Analysis of The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield The Celestine Prophecy by James Redfield tells the story of a man who tries to learn and understand the nine key insights into life itself in an ancient manuscript that has been discovered in Peru. It predicts a massive spiritual transformation of society in the late twentieth century. We will finally grasp the secrets of the universe, the mysteries of existence, and the meaning of life. The real meaning and purpose of life will not be found

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    More Than A Feeling-Intuition And Insight

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    water, staring at a relaxing fire, visualizing something relaxing or listening to a calming sound. This quiets the sound that constantly echo in the minds of humans. This is when we realize our intuitions. In his book "The Celestine Prophecy", James Redfield tells the story of a man who travel to the Peruvian rain forest in search of his friend Charlene. This man come to discover a group of people in search of what they call "The Nine Insights". On his journey, he meets many people who help him to

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    and Redfield’s The Celestine Prophecy Throughout history many visionaries had glimpsed a world of new human culture, yet no way to create such a world had been achieved. Communism had become a tragedy. Sir Thomas More, author of Utopia, and James Redfield, author of The Celestine Prophecy, share many of the same ideas describing a new way of life. Written in 1516, More’s Utopia speaks about visions of a humanistic way of life. Redfield’s The Celestine Prophecy, written almost five centuries later

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    Jane Eyre and Control Dramas

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    the "control drama." Control dramas have been introduced by the best selling author James Redfield as a way to evaluate situations through behavioral classifications.  Jane Eyre is an excellent example of how control dramas affect the individual.  In order to fully understand why Jane acts as she does, it is paramount to analyze the control dramas that influence her choices and decisions (Redfield 142-43). Redfield suggests, "One of the first steps we must take to evolve consciously is to clear away

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    We humans have always sought to increaseour personal energy in the only manner wehave known: by seeking to psychologically steal it from others—an unconscious competition that underlies all human conflict in the world. (James Redfield, 1993, The Celestine Prophecy, New York: Warner Books,65–66) Some school critics and statisticians have observed that drug-dealing, vandalism, robbery, and murder have replaced gum-chewing, “talking out of turn,” tardiness, and rudeness as the most chronic problems

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    Passing

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    The Root of Jealousy In Nella Larsen’s Passing, Irene Redfield and Clare Kendry show us a great deal about race and sexuality in the 1920s. Both are extremely light-skinned women of African-American descent. However similar they appear to be, their views on race, a very controversial issue at the time, differ significantly. Clare chooses to use her physical appearance as an advantage in America’s racist and sexist society, leaving behind everything that connects her to her African-American identity

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    and to really understand where you are today, you must take yourself back to the year 1000 and then move forward through the entire millennium experientially, as though you actually lived through the whole period yourself in a single lifetime.” (Redfield, 1994) I have chosen to become a history professor to open the minds of college students who have despised history, not because of the contents of what they are taught, but because of the way that they were taught. With an existentialist point of

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    become an inseparable part of the successful artist's experience in the romanticized biographies of famous poets, painters, and musicians of our time. In her book, Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison lends some evidence to this widely-recognized cultural myth, and exposes a fascinating relationship between the mood cycles involved with manic depression and the creative process. Despite her convincing results, Jamison's approach does

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    Night Falls Fast Undertanding Suicide By Kay Redfield Jamison “Encompass’d with a thousand dangers, Weary, faint, trembling with a thousand terrors....I...in fleshy tomb, am Buried above ground.” -William Cowper Suicide has long been interpreted, studied, and at many times ignored. The existence of suicide and its whereabouts are not actually known. For the fact that no one knows the first person who intentionally walked into a blizzard knowingly that they will not return, or the first

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    Searching for the Location of Creativity

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    genius is only the result of a mental disorder? Diana Applegate seems to have explored this in her paper "Toward a Neurobiology of Creativity? Making Connections Between Art, Manic-Depressive Illness, and the Frontotemporal Dementia." She uses Dr. Kay Redfield Jamison’s book, Touched With Fire: Manic-Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, as a main resource. Her final conclusion from this is that, "Jamison's book does not provide us with any answers, but it raises several new and interesting

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    Kay Redfield Jamison's Touched With Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temeprament In Touched with Fire: Manic Depressive Illness and the Artistic Temperament, Kay Redfield Jamison explores the compelling connection between mental disorders and artistic creativity. Artists have long been considered different from the general population, and one often hears tales of authors, painters, and composers who both struggle with and are inspired by their "madness". Jamison's text explores

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    PSYC 2313 "An Unquiet Mind" Summary: Kay Redfield Jamison tells the story of her trials and tribulations as she deals with Bipolar Disorder in her memoir An Unquiet mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness. In her early days, growing up in a military family, Kay moved around quite frequently. She attended many schools and met many people. She describes being "totally content" with her childhood, stating it was full of "great friends, swimming, parties and boyfriends". Kay’s family moved to California

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    This Quicksilver Illness: Moods, Stigma, and Creativity A review of An Unquiet Mind by Kay Redfield Jamison Kay Jamison is one of the faces of manic depression (or in more sterile terms, bipolar disorder). She is currently the face of one of the renowned researchers of manic depression and topics relating to the disease, ranging from suicide to creativity. She is a tenured professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, author of a best-selling memoir and one of the standard

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    Kay Redfield Jamison is a teacher of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins University of Medicine. Professor Jamison was born on June 22, 1946 to her parents Dr. Marshall Verdine Jamison and Mary Dell Jamison. Her farther Dr. Marshall was in the Air force and because of this her family consisting of her mother, older brother and sister moved continuously throughout their life. They lived in Florida, Tokyo, Washington D. C and Puerto Rico. By the 5th grade she had attended four different elementary schools

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    An Unquiet Mind Analysis

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    An Unquiet Mind is a memoir of the manic-depressive illness written from a dual perspective of the healer and the healed by Kay Redfield Jamison, the Professor of Psychiatry at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. This memoir uses vivid imagery and technically deft writing to bring life to the internal experience of those afflicted with bipolar disorder. This alone makes the memoir capable of educating even those people who might have been formerly unsympathetic to the suffering of people with mental

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    For generations creative people have dealt with the stigma of mental disorder often attributed to them. The "mad" scientist, frenzied artist and profoundly intense writer; all have been common judgments of these professions for years. Despite the prevalence of these beliefs, psychological studies in this field have been sparse and often inadequate. To fill this investigative void, Ruth Richards and Dennis Kinney, Nancy Andreasen, and Kay Jamison developed studies to examine the link between creativity

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    diagnosed with it. I wanted to understand it better but found that the jargon and detached observations of psychiatric theory and practice that you can find on the internet didn’t really help me to understand what people actually go through. Kay Redfield Jamison’s ‘An Unquiet Mind’ manages to cut through all that to create a fiery, passionate, authentic account of the psychotic experience and introduce you to that facts of the illness without you even realizing it. Kay Jamison’s story is proof that

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    A Summons to Memphis

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    This novel by Peter Taylor opens with James and Mary Tyrone talking. They seem to be a very loving, married couple. James compliments Mary many times about how beautiful she looks. However she seems to be insecure about her looks because she is discontent with her case of rheumatism in her hands which makes it shake all the time. Then they heard their two sons laughing, as they walk out from the dinning room. As Edmund and Jamie enter, their parents question them what they are talking about. Edmund

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    Framed

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    Her little heart was pounding, racing as if it couldn’t beat any faster. Her knees were shaking and she was breathing heavily. She knew that what she had done was a bad thing. It was the first feeling of trouble she ever felt. As if things couldn’t get any worse, she had the urge to pee. These were her thoughts one day in second grade. She remembers it as it were yesterday, the classroom had one teacher with many children. The smell of Chinese cuisine was all that she could smell. It was Chinese

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    Jealousy.

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    doesn't drink, but he rather be hungover tomorrow then to withstand anymore of this appalling scene. James and Aleks slow dancing in the middle of the floor, both tipsy, swaying in each other's arms. Kevin sighs and picks up a half-drunken beer that had been on the table. He could care less who it previously belonged to, as long as he could get rid of the pain in his heart James had caused. James knew how Kevin admired and looked up to Aleks, he was the first person Kevin told about his crush. Then

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