Books tagged: common sense

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Aesop Updated
By Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 24,510. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2009. Category: Fiction
Aesop's works aren't really outdated, but he wrote for a simpler time. He never had to deal with a cranky computer, a politically correct moron, a suffocating committee meeting, a manager who could not manage or a leader who has no idea how to lead. For those of us who do, or did, or one day might, here are fourteen fables which are more appropriate to living and working in the Third Millennium.
Besop's Fables
By Barry Daniels
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 16,090. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2009. Category: Fiction
Aesop Updated: The Sequel: More answers to questions you never asked: Where is Political Correctness in the 22nd. Century? Why did the Unicorn become extinct? Did Momma really know best? How do you spot a loser? Were the Good Old Days really that good? And why is the Prince of Paradoxia living on the street? Who knows? Well, you will, if you can spare $2.
Writings of Thomas Paine: A Collection of Pamphlets from America's Most Radical Founding Father
By Lenny Flank
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 137,170. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction
An anthology of writings from Thomas Paine. Paine's radical views on the emancipation of women, the redistribution of wealth and social equality, and religion, made him an outcast even among his fellow American Revolutionaries. Even today, he remains the only major figure of the American Revolution who has no monument anywhere in Washington DC.
This We Defend
By Paul Farrell
Price: $8.88 USD. Words: 108,860. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
"This We Defend" is a true story told with humor on how to solve a noise or 'quality of life' problem with a neighbor in New York City. The neighbor is a group of veterans from an American Legion post. It's about conflict resolution, anger management, gun control and how to get things done when battling arrogance, detached government and neighborhood fascism. It's about responsibility and freedom.
Castor Bean Seeds
By Janice Daugharty
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
A young bride in 1963, my friendly new neighbors showered me with Castor Bean seeds. Nobody knew then that the seeds contained Ricin. They were just tall exotic plants, free for the sharing. Later I learned how toxic the seeds are and wondered how many had been carried downstream to Florida by the Alapaha River. But that was a different time--that was before the grasshopper became a burden.
Leadership: It Takes More Than a Great Haircut!
By Terry L. Sumerlin
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 41,580. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Each anecdote from barber-osopher and motivational speaker Terry L. Sumerlin illustrates an important leadership principle. The entertaining and easy-to-read stories are filled with humor, common sense, inspiration, and practical wisdom. Readers will chuckle and nod their heads in agreement as they improve their leadership skills.
COMMON SENSE-ONOMICS: Making this Country better
By Edwin H. Sinclair, Jr.
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,510. Language: English. Published: April 9, 2011 by Magic Lamp Press. Category: Nonfiction
At last... a common-sense approach to reasonable solutions and ways to handle some of the problems that people can't seem to discuss without shouting or reaching for each others' throats. Sinclair offers solutions to some of the most polarizing topics in the news, and also discusses ways to reduce our dependence on foreign oil, improving the literacy rate, and many more reasonable ideas.
A Time When the Doors were Unlocked
By The Florida Hooiser
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Remembering a simpler time, a time when neighbor knew neighbor and people helped each other.
The Well-Positioned Human Being
By Stanley Bronstein
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,880. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Look beyond the Law of Attraction and you will discover the Laws of Positioning. If the Law of Attraction hasn't brought you the results you were expecting, the Laws of Positioning will provide the three missing pieces you need to make your dreams come true. The Laws of Positioning. They're not a "secret" any more!
My Side of the Cave A Look at Our World With a Little Common Sense Thrown In
By Robert Strait
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 39,080. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2011 by Elderberry Press, Inc.. Category: Essay
These thoughts are not for the middle ground, not for the weak-kneed and not for those who belittle our country and search for change. These words are directed to those who are strongly nationalistic and believe that we are blessed for our beliefs and our actions.