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The Hedonistic Imperative
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Price: Free! Words: 54,500. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The Hedonistic Imperative outlines how genetic engineering and nanotechnology will abolish suffering in all sentient life.
Isla Margaritaville
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Price: Free! Words: 47,920. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Looking for Margaritaville, the author takes off from a small town in South Carolina to an island off the coast of Venezuela filled with a cast of characters as interesting as the ones they left behind. The mishaps and people they meet along the way make for a hilarious tale.
The Buddhist Coffee House
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Price: Free! Words: 37,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
Trying to escape troubles at home, the author searches for a calm tea drinking place where he thinks everyone speak his language. What he finds, however, are dangerous roundabout, Buddhists women, wizards, drunk elves, 100 women in wedding dresses, pagans obsessed with rock circles, a strange language called English and some very expensive coffee...
Philosophical Works 2010-2014
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Price: Free! Words: 57,290. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
The following is a collection of works that I have written that address a wide range of topics, including politics, economics, philosophy, morality and more.
het idee van het leven
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Price: Free! Words: 109,750. Language: Dutch. Published: January 9, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
een filosofisch roman met een toekomstperspectief van het leven
The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose
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Price: Free! Words: 26,510. 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.
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.
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.”
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: 120,070. 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.
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.
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.
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.
Moral Truths: The Foundation of Ethics
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Price: Free! Words: 52,130. 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.
Speculations and Physics
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Price: Free! Words: 57,650. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Essays and articles about modern physics, speculations in science, pseudo-science and the alleged incompatibility between God and modern science.
NOW and the Weltanschauung of Government Men
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Price: Free! Words: 20,390. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science
In this short work the world view (Weltanschauung) of this sci-fi/fantasy author is outlined, including the concept of NOW: the continuing Big-Bang event of our one universe. Focus is on physics quantum mechanics interpretation and multiverse concepts. This is contrasted with the fanciful world view of the novels Government Men and its prequel Secrets of Goth Mountain.
Weaver Wisdom - A Practical Guide to Wholistic Living
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Price: Free! Words: 23,310. Language: English. Published: September 16, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
Weaver Wisdom offers solutions for discovering your personal journey, which encourages doing no harm to yourself or others and the least amount of harm to the world we live in. Using personal antidotes and descriptive metaphors, this practical guide offers suggestions for all stages of life’s journey.
Свобода, жизнь и сознание
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Price: Free! Words: 33,140. Language: Russian. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Свобода в жизни как неудовлетворенность сознания человека собой, обусловливающая его стремления к изменению себя в своем существовании в условиях сопротивляющейся среды.