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Developing a Universal Religion: Why one is Needed and How it might be Derived
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Price: Free! Words: 109,330. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Does humanity need a Universal Religion? This book summarises the difficulties in solving this question. It explores how we think, why “purpose” is important when solving practical and moral problems, how religions arose and developed and how the universe and life evolved. Then it discusses how humanity might select a “purpose” and suggests how a “universal religion” might be built.
Creationism vs. the Lightbulb
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Series: Atheist Musings. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,590. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2009 by Parsina Press. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
Religious believers try to claim that "Creationism" is a science. But if that's true, can they explain why a lightbulb works? This article was originally published as a guest editorial in Analog magazine.::This essay also includes a sample from the novel POLLY!
Build Your Own Galactic Empire
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Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: August 3, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Cosmos
Lighthearted DO and DON'T lists for achieving pan-galactic supremacy or writing hard science fiction, formulated by the author of the Spiral Vector series in the course of developing his Spiral's Realms future history. WARNING: DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME!
Phantoms
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Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 22,080. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The world is ruled by the ruthless Committee of Public Safety. It's a world gone mad where having more than one child is a crime. Yet the Sanctuary dares to defy them. Will their technological superiority be strong enough to defend their existence?
Deception by Design: The Intelligent Design Movement in America
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 83,300. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » History
A history of the anti-evolution "Intelligent Design" movement in the US, from the Scopes trial in 1925, through the rise of creation "science" in the 1980's, to the rise of intelligent design "theory" in the 1990's. Appendix includes the Wedge Document, a leaked internal document which spells out the theocratic political goals of the Intelligent Design movement.
Evolution and the Origin of Life
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 84,520. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
The current book is not about trying to prove the truth of this or that scientific or religious account about the origins of either human beings, in particular, or life, in general. 'Evolution and the Origin of Life' concerns the problems surrounding the process of interpreting empirical evidence and subjecting that data to various methods of rigorous critical reflection.
The Dream of an Ancient God
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 62,220. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » General
Aliens invade present-day Earth and accuse a painfully shy college student of being a forbidden god whose coming is foretold by an ancient galactic prophecy, a prophecy whose fulfillment they are determined to prevent.
2020 Vision: Imagining An Enlightened and Sustainable Future
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You set the price! Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
We face many difficult challenges today. Dwindling resources, climate change, pollution, overpopulation, and a growing feeling of disconnection from God or religion all must be solved if we are to retain society and culture as we know it. I examine economics, environment, politics and religion and identify at least 2 paradigm shifts within each topic that will enable us to thrive and develop.
The American Book of the Dead
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 74,980. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2009. Category: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Eugene Myers is working on a novel about the end of the world. Meanwhile, he discovers his daughter doing porn online and his marriage is coming to an end. When he begins dreaming about people who turn out to be real, he wonders if his novel is real as well. Eugene Myers may just be the one to stop the apocalypse. Best Fiction at the DIY Book Festival & The Gold IPPY Award for Visionary Fiction.
The Message
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 93,250. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A scientific breakthrough that leads to discovery of a message older than our universe answering questions about our beginnings and the future sets in the motion a chain of events that threaten destruction of most powerful governments, religions and science.