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In the Shadows of the Net
In the Shadows of the Net
by Patrick Carnes
Edition: Paperback

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent: theoretically very informative, and very practical also, 2 Nov. 2006
Very good book. Interesting as well, in that it gives up-to-date theories about the mechanisms behind the phenomenon (psychology, biochemistry). It, therefore gives major cutting edge insight allowing you to assess the appropriateness of the approach that a psychologist or GP might have. It also gives a broad range of methods to address your problem, unlike what the previous reviewer said, and actually strongly encourages you take a multi-angle approach. It does not suffer from the author's previous involvement/writings on non-Internet related sexually compulsive behaviour, but fully covers precisely Internet (sex-)addiction.


The Son [DVD]
The Son [DVD]
Dvd ~ Olivier Gourmet
Price: £21.78

8 of 19 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best film for me right now, 23 Jan. 2006
This review is from: The Son [DVD] (DVD)
What I can do is to give you an interllectual account of what I think this film says. But even that, hmm, should I do it, and how? Well, it's about the psychology of the meaning and understanding of life, told in a down-to-earth everyday story of a carpenter and his ex - Maria. And yes, there was a son. What I find good, is that you identify with that father of that son - and you are guided through the process of his life. And, ok yes, it can be Christian, but as far as I am concened, partly also because you identify with the father, it's much more Buddhist in its psychology (no externalisation/projection, and in the end no concepts or illusions - even beyond compassion). Very good stuff indeed. Apologies to those for whom I sound mystical. It's conceptual and non-conceptual and a great experience, not just at the concious intellectual level. If my oracling rings any bells with you, just take the risk, and go and watch it (oh, and in Holland it was elected by the readers of the Dutch equivalent of the Guardian as one of the best 10 films ever - the pianist was amomgst them as well).
Love ya


The Passion of the Christ [DVD] [2004]
The Passion of the Christ [DVD] [2004]
Dvd ~ James Caviezel|Maia Morgenstern|Monica Bellucci
Offered by best_value_entertainment
Price: £3.20

8 of 31 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Sigh ..., 11 Jun. 2005
This is a cheap sentimental American movie, based on the stories created by the Christian church, well after the events, with devastating effects for people of Jewish descent - suggested reading: A.N. Wilson's Jesus, a biography. I just can't stomach such exaggerated bad acting and poor historical reconstructions. Typical American mainstream with little content or fantasy.


The Last Samurai [DVD] [2003]
The Last Samurai [DVD] [2003]
Dvd ~ Tom Cruise
Offered by Qoolist
Price: £1.48

4 of 33 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Uniformed Hollywood cowboy stuff, 28 Nov. 2004
The makers really ought to have done some research. It is your prototype American very poorly researched ethnocentric production. If you are interested in Japanese culture - I am writing this from Japan - don't bother watching it. I find it hard to believe that with so much money and potential back-up, such poor results have been produced. I have to admit I only watched the first 15 minutes ... couldn't bear to watch. I understand most Japanese weren't impressed either. A Japanese undergraduate student I spoke liked it though, "lots of fighting".
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