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Is it even worth being alive if you're not wealthy?
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You set the price! Words: 4,850. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Communism and socialism
A philosophical and political consideration of what poor and wealthy people have to face in their daily lives
Once Upon A Future Time: A Note to the You Who is Me at One Hundred
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Price: Free! Words: 2,700. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2015. Category: Essay » Sociology
Very few people have made it to the 100 year mark, even today with countless medical and technological advances turning the world upside down. So what would the you of now say to the you of then? Are you the same person? Or is life lived in segments by different people sharing the same name and same DNA? This is one letter. My letter. To the Me of Then, should I ever reach that remarkable age.
Cantor, Russell, and ZFC
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Price: Free! Words: 7,970. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
when first conceived, russell's paradox stunned the world of Mathematicians. The zfc have produced axioms to address the issues caused by russell's paradox, but sometimes these too have come up short. In this paper, two concepts are used, ispace (the imagination) and tspace (three dimensional reality, where all things real exist), in order to shed new light on the problems.
Truth & Faith: An Essay
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Price: Free! Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Faith
Truth and faith discussed in relationship to God's goodness or lack of goodness. What truth is is spelled out. Justification for faith and counter arguments noted. The case of Job studied. How Satan and God interact is discussed.
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past
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Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
The Art of Mind
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Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A look at false consciousness as having either positive or negative ends depending on what one wishes to do with it. Focus is the creative potential of false premise and false logic. Overall the idea came to mind of "looking for rain in a cloud" such that many academics purport clarity yet rather like following the raindrops up and gazing into the sky they become drawn into the cloud.
Encuentren el tesoro en su interior: Enseñanzas de la Maestra Seon Daehaeng
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Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: Spanish. Published: January 12, 2015 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
Colección de las preguntas frecuentes que la gente le hizo a la Maestra Seon Daehaeng en las reuniones de Dharma y las respuestas que ella dio. Este ejemplar trata cuestiones básicas como: «por qué la vida se siente vacía, cómo llegar a ser una persona más espiritual, por qué la vida parece injusta y la pregunta de las existencias pasadas».
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.
Masters of Life on Good Life and Good Society: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
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Series: Wisdom of Life and Living · Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry · Masters of Life. You set the price! Words: 13,410. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
In this book, a young man, Tom, has conversations with two gurus, Dick and Harry. On living a good life, the gurus offer contrasting views on four aspects of life: (1) basic needs, (2) social needs, (3) sexual needs, and (4) longevity. On creating a good society, the gurus offer contrasting views on four aspects of society: (1) politics, (2) charity, (3) religion, and (4) remuneration.
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.
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.
Be Your Own Normal: OO8 Mind Detox
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Price: Free! Words: 3,460. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The Olive Operating 8 (OO8) 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.
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).
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.
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..."
Breakthrough Philosophy
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You set the price! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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From the author of 'A Shaman's Black Cloak', 'Arin oh Arin' and 'Hivemind 2040+' comes a conveniently written compilation of personal quotes and philosophical sayings by Bryan Smith. Inside here, you will find a collection of profound, life-changing insights on the relationship between you and reality.
Der Schatz in mir: Aus der Lehre der Zen-Meisterin Daehaeng
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Price: Free! Words: 5,650. Language: German. Published: October 20, 2014 by Hanmaum Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Eine kleine Auswahl von Fragen, die Daehaeng Kunsunim von Laien gestellt wurden: Woher kommt das Gefühl der Sinnlosigkeit? Wie kann ich mich auf dem geistigen Weg weiterentwickeln? Warum scheint die Welt so ungerecht zu sein? Die Antworten der Zen-Meisterin sind erfrischend alltagsnah und zugleich erfüllt von ihrer tiefen Erkenntnis der Ganzheit und Einheit alles Seins.
Uzakdoğu Bilgeliği (I. Kitap): Aydınlanma Yolu Üzerine Anlatılar
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Price: Free! Words: 5,010. Language: Turkish. Published: October 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
Tasavvuf, aydınlanma, bilgelik ve irfan öğretileri, doğu felsefeleri, sufizm, müslümanlık, hıristiyanlık, musevilik, budizm, zen, şamanizm, hinduizm, kişisel gelişim, spiritüel-ruhsal yollar ve felsefi öğretileri bütünsel bir yaklaşımla birleştirerek, hepsinin özünü okuruna sunan "Anka'nın Kanatları" serisinin -özel ek ile- genişletilmiş giriş kısmı. Sadece e-kitap olarak sunulmaktadır.
Adventures in Philosophy: The Quest for Truth
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Price: Free! Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General
Adventures in Philosophy is a short introduction into the world of philosophy. What is philosophy and why does it matter? Discover how philosophy can help to transform our lives and the world for the better.