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The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence
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Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.
Knowing Is Loving, The Similarities of Raja Yoga and Art
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
Becoming a yogi is probably a good example for any role of life, except the criminal, but the parallels with becoming a painter are particularly fun. Yoga, literally ‘union with God’ actually makes any endeavor better but then so does art. The craving for "newness" is in all of us. Usefulness is the most basic urge. "Knowing Is Loving" is about treating life in an honest way to achieve harmony.
Itho thannambikkai (இதோ… தன்னம்பிக்கை)
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: Tamil. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
இதுதான் தன்னம்பிக்கை… “தன்னம்பிக்கை உள்ள மனிதனின் வளர்ச்சியை யாரேனும் தடை செய்தால், ஏன்? தடைசெய்ய நினைத்தால்கூட போதும் அவன் முன்பைவிட மும்மடங்கு ஆற்றலோடு செயல்படத் தொடங்குவான். அவன் உள்ளத்தில் ஆற்றலின் ஊற்றுகள் பீறிட்டு எழும்பத் தொடங்கிவிடும். இதுவரை நிகழ்த்தாத சாதனைகளை எல்லாம் அவன் நிகழ்த்தியே தீருவான்”
Boxed Set Volume 1
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 83,350. Language: British English. Published: July 17, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues
“A Thailand Diary” is a candid look at Thais and Thailand in a light and readable diary format and holds back no punches. Get ready for some surprises when you read it. "Escape to Thailand” is an account of an English expat’s move to Thailand and his early days here. With many glimpses into the lives of ordinary Thais, the biography becomes a “fly on the wall” experience for the reader. Seeing wha
The Bully
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Price: Free! Words: 1,050. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A timid boy's problem, being bullied after school on his way home. Too ashamed to tell anyone, and not big enough to defend himself, he tries to keep it a secret.
China. My culture shock! An insider´s view
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You set the price! Words: 18,690. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Ever asked yourself after walking in Shanghai if this was the real China ? If this is it? Well, here you go with an Insider´s view from China ! A book written by an expert on the subject. He has felt it deeply and personally, and is still recovering. He wants you to understand why in China some things are done in a certain way, so you avoid falling into traps and don´t do the same mistakes.
Liberating the Future from the Past? Liberating the Past from the Future?
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 13,040. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
When the Berlin-based cultural magazine LETTRE INTERNATIONAL organized its philosophical essay competition, it received 2,481 submissions in seven languages from 123 countries. Juries chose 33 authors as finalists: this essay is one of these short-listed papers. It sends a farewell to the twentieth and a welcome to the tweny-first century.
100 Things Anyone Can Be Grateful For
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Price: Free! Words: 490. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » healthy living
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Life got you down? Try gratitude and watch your mood lift. Here are 100 things you can already be grateful for.
Blah, Blah, Blah: A Glorified Thread of Observations
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 10,520. Language: English. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
A short book, basically a structured stream of consciousness, discussing thoughts about living in this era and concerns about subjects and things that seem to be challenges in this agricultural, dogmatized society.
Le prix du bonheur II. Le mythe de l'enfant-roi
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,470. Language: French. Published: July 11, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
À travers les animaux, l'auteur soulève des questions fondamentales sur le rapport des humains avec leur propre animalité.
Herr W.'s Calendar Stories
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,370. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
In a world of increasing moral ambiguity, Herr W. and his friend P take a stand – although not always the most popular or most appropriate one. An hommage to the moralist, intellectual and playwright Berthold Brecht, this collection of short moral tales presents an interesting, albeit inconsistent approach to looking at the world.
Essay: Evolution? Creation?
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Price: Free! Words: 1,030. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
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Evolution? Creationism? The argument rages on. The ensouling life of our solar system, God, is real and within the sphere of His being He has created all there is. It is within this sphere we live, move and have our being...and evolve as units of life. We did, in fact, evolve from the animal kingdom, and the plant and mineral kingdoms before that!
A New Look at the News: As Seen through a Christian's Eyes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 136,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013 by Martins Muses. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Devotional
A NEW LOOK AT THE NEWS––As Seen Through a Christian’s Eyes, is a rare, unique and inspired book. It would be unusual, indeed, to find another book by a Christian newspaper columnist where his or her columns were the basis for a book’s contents. All this is the work of a seasoned columnist who is also an author of eleven books, and ten syllabi on different subjects in several languages.
Essay: Right Human Relations
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Price: Free! Words: 1,330. Language: English. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
How many of you have heard the term ‘Right Human Relations?’ Right Human Relations implies certain characteristics within its meaning: cooperation, goodwill, customer service, trust and sharing, to name a few. Peace can not be achieved until humanity has mastered a greater measure of Right Human Relations. For all its differences, humanity is one big family.
Tra Relitti e Zattere
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Price: $17.56 USD. Words: 23,460. Language: Italian. Published: July 9, 2013 by Edizioni LWS Lean Workspace. Category: Essay » Literature
Metafore, simboli e suggestioni prossemiche nell’opera di Emilio Tadini La tempesta. L’arte poliedrica di Emilio Tadini è avvolgente e coinvolgente. Ciò si rivela soprattutto nell’esegesi letteraria che l’autrice propone de La tempesta, romanzo ermetico in cui parole e immagini evocate si fondono intimamente per comporre un complesso quadro pittorico surreale, simbolista e iperrealista.
Bloody Good (True Shark Stories)
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 47,520. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Outdoor activities
About Bloody Good: Bloody Good (True Shark Stories) is a rollicking adventure through time and the seven seas. Hundreds of fascinating TRUE facts and TRUE stories about our most famous denizens of the deep. Meet your favorite sharks and other briny beasts as they encounter a variety of dangerous human nut cases.
God Loves You
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,560. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
It's a bi-weekly publication about religion, god, life, faith, doubt and so much more. It's based on my visions and thoughts that God has given me. I'm on Facebook and twitter. These are posts from my web site formatted together for those on the run.
An Educational Crisis in America: One Parent's Perspective
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,720. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
There are problems with our educational system. If you sit down and listen to the right circle of people, they are talking about it but not doing anything about. I wanted to do more than talk. I wanted to do something about it. I wanted to bring the conversation to the people. I want to foster a dialog. You may not agree with my opinions but this is about people starting the dialog towards change.
Comparative Mythology (E-Single)
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You set the price! Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013 by Stillpoint Digital Press. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Multicultural education
Joseph Campbell taught Mythology to students at Sarah Lawrence College, just north of New York City, for thirty-eight years. Late in his tenure, he made a proposal to use his introductory course as the basis for the then-new field of cross-cultural studies. This short ebook gives a wonderful glimpse into Campbell’s pedagogical philosophy, but also into his approach to his chosen field.
Retail: The Soap Opera That Will Live Forever
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 3,540. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2013. Category: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
It's a small collection of short stories describing various experiences in the world of retail.