Back to You (Back to You, Book 1) by Jessica Mastorakos

By Jessica Mastorakos

All Ellie desires is to have a standard existence. She images a white wooden fence, a sturdy and dependable husband, and finally a number of young ones. She doesn’t date simply anyone. She has relationships with men like Ward Cleaver. Her ally Spencer, however, is legendary for being on the contrary. That’s why they’ll continuously be ‘just friends.’ yet might be by way of love, what seems to be sturdy on paper simply isn't reliable enough...

Spencer understands what Ellie wishes for herself. in truth, he thinks she merits each piece of it. She convinced as hell merits greater than what he can supply her. yet as he will get able to depart for Marine Corps Recruit education, he begins to consider precisely what he’ll be abandoning. because the weeks of teaching drag on, he can't support yet imagine that if it weren't for the shadows of his previous, he may make her his destiny.

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Spring viewed the universe as a vast series of emanations from “the great Master-Mind . . ”25 Like Bushnell, Spring, who presented his discourse on influence in celebration of the twenty-fifth year of the Tract Society, understood the concept to work in opposition to the view of human beings as independent entities who operated without regard to one another. People did not stand alone but were moved by influences of good or evil. In fact, the idea of influence cut both ways: it secured the power of every person to influence another and therefore stressed moral agency, but those exerting influence needed to dominate the opportunities for influence by augmenting the role of associations or social groups that would exert collective influence in American life in order to counter the fractious tendencies of freedom.

Furthermore, antebellum religious benevolence defined itself in terms of its goal of universal evangelization—a goal it proposed to achieve not merely by the traditional means of oral culture (sermons, revivals, and face-to-face evangelism) but also through the new mass culture of printed material. 9 This would date its origin to the second and third decades of the nineteenth century. The 1820s are for technological and commercial reasons a compelling point at which to locate the emergence of mass mediation in the United States.

The voluntary principle ideally assumed that each person could resist influences of various kinds and had to be approached with due respect in order to be persuaded. 26 Those responsible for the moral formation of the young assessed free will differently. 27 In the early twentieth century the older notion of influence, Media, Millennium, Nationhood 23 indebted to moral discourse, was “scientized” and replaced by the idea of suggestion, which proceeded from the new science of psychology. Although the concept of free will became problematic for many psychological theorists and researchers, the language of voluntarism and conviction persisted throughout early advertising and the discourse on its methods and strategies.

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