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Koans, Creativity and Consciousness
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Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
(4.00 from 1 review)
What is most important, but invariably overlooked, is not what I am conscious of, but that I am conscious. The only way this can be verified or even considered is by “1st person” enquiry. A way by which this can be established is by koan practice. I explore ways to allay scientific suspicion towards subjective accounts, and show how koan study is used as first person scientific inquiry.
Contra Pantheism (Atheism): An Essay
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You set the price! Words: 9,990. Language: American English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Essay spanning theology, math and philosophy. Shows atheism to be a form of pantheism. Deals with the nature of existence and its modes. Offers an explanation of motion and its supernatural origin. Refutes certain math notions: infinite sets, irrational numbers, transcendental numbers. Upholds the parallel postulate as irrefutable. Deals with Paradoxes of Zeno and refutes empiricism's validity.
The Concept Of Hijab
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Price: Free! Words: 2,150. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
This is a short eBook that explains the concept of hijab in Islam and its significance to Muslims. The purpose of this book is to clear out any misconception that non-Muslims have about the hijab.
Quantum Physics: From Illusion to Reality
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,170. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Quantum Theory
This book aims to explain quantum physics to the layman with a famous experiment, the double-slit experiment.
Portals: Entering Your Neighbor's World
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 24,560. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Comparative Religion
(4.50 from 2 reviews)
People in America today hold a variety of competing and incompatible worldviews. Portals offers a brief survey of seven of the major worldviews that shape American culture today. Intended primarily as a guide for Christians to understand their neighbors, this book can benefit anyone interested in bridging the divide between worldviews and entering the mental worlds of the people around us.
How to be a Wizard - How life is magical, and we are too
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Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Magic
This short book is not about 'pointy hats'. Instead, I outline the foundations of the True West, and list the 'Wizard's Desiderata' - what is needed to live a life which is truly powerful, truly magical, truly mythical, and truly possible. It always has been possible to be a 'wizard' of one's life, though never perhaps with as little danger of being burned at the stake!
Things That Don't Exist: a Manifesto
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Price: Free! Words: 5,230. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2012 by Philistine Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political
(4.00 from 1 review)
The world at it’s currently run relies on the assumption that each and every member of the earth’s population believe in three fundamental ideas: money, nationality and status. These three concepts have one thing in common: they only exist in our imaginations."
Nobody Don't Know Nothing
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 48,760. Language: English. Published: September 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Thought-provoking philosophy with a smile. The world seems to be full of people who know things. Wherever you turn, there are those who are absolutely sure of this, positive about that, or certain that such and such is the case. This book stands in the face of this knowing and certainty, and denies it all. It states, and aims to show that, in reality: Nobody don’t know nothing.
The Nature of Life
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 66,550. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
This book takes an investigative look at life and what is it that makes us who we are. To explain our actions both historical and scientific facts are presented and analyzed. Societal and individual problems are examined and presented with realistic and logical solutions.
Sex and rank (in Russian)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,160. Language: Russian. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Sexuality
(1.00 from 1 review)
This is Russian edition. You can find English edition "Sex and Rank" by Sergei Morozov in Internet. Книга «Секс и ранг» полностью соответствует своему названию – она про секс и про то, как сексуальные отношения предопределяются ранговыми программами, доставшимися человеку от далеких предков. «Секс и ранг» рассказывает о том, как выбираются партнеры, как разные типы партнеров взаимодействуют.
Moses Maimonides on Teshuvah: The Ways of Repentance, A New Translation and Commentary
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 33,840. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Judaism
A classic work of medieval Jewish philosophy, Maimonides on Teshuvah is a new translation of The Laws of Repentance with a modern commentary by Dr. Henry Abramson. This work, which retains its value even eight hundred years after its original composition, covers both practical steps for personal transformation as well as many basic issues of Jewish theology such as life after death.
One Portrait of God (and how to Create Your Own)
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,240. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Create a genesis myth and discover your spiritual self. This is the premise behind One Portrait of God (And How to Create Your Own). "Portrait" outlines how creating a myth lends key insights into your spiritual perceptions which you can use to build a faith uniquely yours. This is the kind of faith that brings peace and a "meaning of life" message you can trust because it comes from you.
Notes Towards a New Age, Volume 2
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Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 381,420. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Ed Ramsey lives his blue collar philosophy, which he refers to as Mavellonialism. It is his cherished hope that inviting people to immerse themselves in the ideas presented throughout the chapters listed in Volume 2, will open the eyes of the reader to the immense, invaluable and satisfying opportunity given them to come to live as mavericks, in accordance with God's fervent hope for humanity.
IWAKIRI: THE QUEST FOR AFRIKAN SPIRITUALITY
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Price: $12.00 USD. Words: 58,610. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
We would like to reintroduce you to our first publication: "Iwakiri: The Quest for Afrikan Spirituality". As its name suggests, this book is about the spiritual quest of the Afrikan being. It begins with a psychological "survey" of the spiritual and mental state of the American born Afrikan.
Andromaque, veuve noire
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 21,050. Language: French. Published: September 4, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Essay » Sociology
Chaque mois, pendant presque 5 ans, Michel Serres a observé et analysé, sous forme de chroniques relativement brèves (parues dans « Le Monde de l’éducation », de 1995 à 2000), toutes sortes de faits ou traits saillants de notre société. Elles sont toutes réunis dans ce passionnant volume.
Nothing
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Price: Free! Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: September 4, 2012. Category: Essay » Sociology
The author's conflicting view on the widespread belief that the Big Bang arose out of nothing.
Gbesu Wema Kulito Vol I: Book of Divine Ancestral Law
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 32,710. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Gbesu Wema Kulito bridges the mundane to the spiritual with illustrations of spiritual laws and as it is expressed by the laws of the universe. Sections on mind science, ancestral worship science, the various souls of the human and much more show the viability of Vodun for today's Afrikan.
Takers Economy : An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing
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Price: Free! Words: 48,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
(3.00 from 1 review)
Takers Economy proposes an alternative look at illegal file sharing in light of the role of art in society, and in the context of the oneness of all beings and things.
Rejecting the New Millennium
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Price: Free! Words: 3,300. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Hoyt wrote most of the poems in "Rejecting the New Millennium" while he was an instructor at Grambling State University in Louisiana from 1994 to 1999. A limited edition of the collection was issued in 1999 by CC Marimbo Communications, PO Box 933, Berkley, CA 94701. 24 signed and numbered hard copies of this collection are still available from the author.
In Search of the Self: The Riddle of Personal Existence
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 299,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
In Search of the Self reviews research into the neurological basis of consciousness, the potential of copying one’s personality into a silicon chip or endowing an artificial entity with self-awareness, plus an examination of beliefs about the nature of the self and its destiny after death.