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The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose
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Price: Free! Words: 29,650. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
“What is the meaning of life?” Can we answer such a monumental question with the limited knowledge we have, and does the question even have an answer in the first place? The answer to both questions is yes. There are certain and universal answers to the question, and we can provide these answers based on what we know about the world. Or so this book argues.
Dimensions of Arthur C. Clarke
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You set the price! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science
Sir Arthur C. Clarke invented Satellite communications and wrote some of the best science fiction of the 20th century. He also wrote about his passion, scuba diving, having lived most of his life in Sri Lanka, where the diving is good. From there, he fought with humane intelligence against the insanity of the Cold War, and for the “spiritual” evolution of humanity, until his death in 2008.
Why A Hindu Can't Be An Atheist
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Price: Free! Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This is an age where religion is an oft discussed subject. Any discussion on Hinduism has to be based on two pillars - that of its concept of God and Moksha, based on the idea of life after death and rebirth. When you go through this book you will understand the fact that a true Hindu can never be an Atheist.
Your God Is Too Small: 50 Essays on Life, Love, and Liberty Without Religion
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Price: Free! Words: 89,760. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Armin Navabi. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
These articles present the real thoughts and feelings of everyday average atheists. For billions of people around the globe, god and religion are the biggest things in their lives. But a small minority of us look out into the universe and see something so amazing that it could not possibly be the work of these tiny imagined gods.
Pollen Grains
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Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Pollen Grains consists of 28 poems dealing with growth and transformation. It is thought provoking as well as entertaining. Palul starts with detail and moves to the general, invoking those ideas that are transcendent.
The Philosophy of Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
The Philosophy of Religion
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Price: Free! Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The material in this book is a transcription of a series of twelve lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at Savitri Bhavan in Auroville, India. With broad brush strokes highlighted with interesting and intricate detail, Rod paints a rich historical portrait illustrating the evolution of philosophical thought and its impact on religious doctrine which extends over a twenty-four hundred year span.
Sri Aurobindo and the Logic of the Infinite
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Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
About this book, the author, Rod Hemsell says, “Most of these essays were collected in 2003, a few recent ones have been added to this edition in the sections on philosophy and mantra, but obviously the earliest already contain the same basic insights that underlie the more systematic studies that I have done since 2008, after reading Sri Aurobindo for forty years.”
Reflections and Contemplations
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You set the price! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational
In depth, expressive observations with a minimum combination of words, loaded with thought provoking meaning.
Golden Age Essays IV
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You set the price! Words: 51,140. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
The 4th book in my essay collections. These are more strident, political and controversial. The goal is to improve the life of the world. Some opposition should be expected. Lust eats at many hearts. Rather than self-interest, enlightened or not, selfish desire overwhelms them.
Bhagavad Gita - Pure - A Comprehensive Study without Sectarian Contamination
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Price: Free! Words: 120,120. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This book is a comprehensive study of Srimad Bhagavad Gita with each verse translated and explained separately. Meaning of all Sanskrit words is also provided. In this book one can find the essence of Gita explained in simple language - Saurabh.
A God In The Moon - Your Guide to The World of The Trinity Matrix
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Price: Free! Words: 72,390. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
The Moon is said by some to be a parasitic entity that feeds on human emotions. Are we all servants of a malicious deity that many religions have associated with the Moon? The Moon represents one aspect of a trinity that is reflected within us and our universe. This book guides you to the evidence that this could be true.
Sri Guru and His Grace
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Price: Free! Words: 43,430. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
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Sri Guru and His Grace is a compilation of informal talks given by Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj about approaching the spiritual master. He expertly describes the nature of this relationship, the different types of gurus, the necessity of guru and what is required of the disciple.
What's Frickn' Normal? OO7 Mind Detox
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Price: Free! Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The Olive Operating 7 (OO7) are the essential philosophical foundations of all that is done and taught at the well known Olive Retreat in Spain, and the basis for their mind-detox program. Through them individuals we can achieve a freedom of thought and health unconstrained by convention and coercion.
Bare Basics
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Price: Free! Words: 20,980. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Essays in this book journey into essentials – the bare-basics of empowering consciousness, life-living wellness & personal excellence. It’s Scientific Philosophization. Truth can’t be created, it’s there to be deciphered. However, consciousness is localized; needs to be challenged to inch closer to decode truths of life. Words have no magic; they however help unravel the wonders of wellness.
Bhagvad-Gita: Treatise of Self-help
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Price: Free! Words: 16,850. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: November 8, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This modern rendition of Bhagvad-Gita in 591 contemporary verse sans 110 interpolations restores to the ancient philosophical thesis about man's existential crisis its pristine character of integral humanism making it the Treatise of Self-help as Arjuna averred in the end to Krishna ‘Glad O Lord / Gone are doubts, / Sense I gained / With Thy words.' (s73, ch.18).
The Fallacy of Scientific Truth: Why Science Succeeds Despite Ultimate Ignorance
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Price: Free! Words: 39,820. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Science knowledge is man's greatest feat and most powerful tool. But it isn't truth. This essay tells why not, what it really is and why it works though uncertain. It shows how the dogma of science truth destroys, and how dubious science theories cast doubts on genuine science knowledge. Last, it explains how the nonscientist can judge science claims for both theoretical and practical issues.
Passie en Verdriet
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Price: Free! Words: 850. Language: Dutch. Published: November 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Poezie gecombineerd met fotos geschreven en gemaakt door Dichter/fotograaf Peter de Jager sr.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 51,780. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
There are moral truths. There are truths about what matters in this world, and therefore also truths about how we should act in it. And we need to realize these truths, as such a realization itself will ignite a fundamental change for the better, both in our thinking, conduct and culture altogether. A fundamental change toward higher moral ground. Or so this book argues.
The Flag of Inconvenience
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Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Spangaloo Publishing. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
"A thought provoking and powerful memoir taking a voyage through the oceans of the mind, to a destination yet undecided and undefined..."