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LIVING ZEN! The Story of Zen With 26 Principles & Practices That Will Help You Succeed in Life!
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 22,470. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Confidence and self-esteem
This book recounts the origin of zen meditation in India, its movement into China, Korea and Japan where it became a primary feature of the way of Japan's samurai warriors, and presents the 13 principles and 13 practices that made Japan's most famous samurai so successful in fighting duels to the death...all applicable to both business and regular life in today's world.
Education, Knowledge and Educology
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 58,030. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Philosophy & social aspects
An examination of the questions of (1) what is education, (2) what is knowledge about education and (3) how can that knowledge be organized so that it can be used fruitfully to take rational action in the educational process to pursue and achieve worthwhile intentions and purposes. Techniques of ordinary language analysis are used to illustrate how to address and answer these questions sensibly.
Downsized
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,200. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration
Author Mark O'Neal embarks on a journey of mental exploration and soul searching after being laid off from his job of sixteen years. O'Neal's short narrative (5000 words) chronicles the first three months of his unemployment in Chicago, Illinois; and this gripping account of the everyday challenges a displaced worker faces is something that people from all walks of life can comprehend.
Art Moves
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 50. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Art
Art Moves is bigger than a book. It is a brand, a movement, and an initiative to continue arts education literacy despite the global collapse of the public education system. Author and dance educator Cynthia Miltenberger uses Art Moves as a guidebook to showcase the relationship between visual art and dance.
Educative Essays: Volume 1
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Price: Free! Words: 24,180. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This book contains a collection of 16 essays covering various topics related to the field of education.
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.
Me Critique
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Price: Free! Words: 4,060. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2013. Category: Essay » Political
Perhaps it may be time for a shrewd honest primary account on the seriously devolving standards of a faulted education system.
We Wrestled
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Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 39,250. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2013. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Literary
"We Wrestled" is a battle for the human mind, written for the Re:Generation. It's a narrative prose-poem about two friends, and how things change; a writer's collage, cut and pasted, by a former student of the Pilot School, Cambridge Rindge and Latin.
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.
Heading for the Light: Dispelling the Shadows of Religion
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Price: Free! Words: 37,610. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religious philosophy
Motivated by a concern about the effects of religion, on individuals as well as on society as a whole, the author takes a rational and wide-ranging look at religious beliefs, behavior, and institutions. Whatever your current religious inclinations, you’ll find insightful and interesting viewpoints – and conclusions that are hard to refute.