Books tagged: materialism

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2020 Vision: Imagining An Enlightened and Sustainable Future
You set the price! Words: 53,900. Language: English. Published: October 21, 2009. Categories: 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.
Totality Beliefs and the Religious Imagination
Price: Free! Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
There is a widespread notion that belief is a good thing, but in this book the author argues that freeing oneself from all belief systems can bring a huge sense of relief. He illustrates this by describing his own experience of a Roman Catholic upbringing followed by eleven years' experience of Transcendental Meditation, before arriving at a position of metaphysical naturalism.
Debt-Busters: How to get out of debt using spiritual truths
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,930. Language: English. Published: May 14, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal finance
Investigate what the Bible says about debt in this article by Xeric Award winning author, Joe Chiappetta. It's a practical, helpful, and even funny how to get out of debt guide, illustrated with color Silly Daddy comics. If you are in financial debt or just want help managing money from a spiritual perspective, this is for you.
The Seeker's Guide
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00)
The seeker is a person who is looking for knowledge and truth about life and the big questions. The book is a guide to help people figure out where to start looking for answers on their own, and how to ask questions. It is based on my own thoughts and experiences so its perspective is in the philosophy of physicalism, atheism, and Rational Pantheism; which I helped develop along side Paul Harrison
Echoes from the Universe
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 15,870. Language: English. Published: January 4, 2011 by Fideli Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Anthologies » Poetry - single author
Have you ever watched a sunrise and experienced the few, brief moments in every day when light conquers darkness and life begins anew? Have you ever gazed into the midnight stars and wondered how God created our perfect world? Riley T. Evans seeks to make sense of the universe, life, and all things, good and bad, through the poetry of Echoes from the Universe.
The Same Span of Time - The Major Works of Thomas Cooper M.D.
Price: Free! Words: 56,090. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
The major works on philosophy and religion by Thomas Cooper, M.D., personal friend of Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, and second president of the University of South Carolina.
The Binary Elements of Wealth
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: April 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Wealth… So desired, yet so illusive... to so many. Why? Empowered by the surprising answer, the reader learns of wealth’s true meaning and more! This practical book reveals the material as the hardware of existence and the spiritual as the software of life. "Wealth is not solely measured in gold, riches, or treasure, but possesses an inseparable spiritual element,” states the author.
Kabbalah, Hermeticism and M-theory
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,800. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
Here is the tale of this extraordinary cosmos of ours. We will take you on the strangest journey from Kabbalism, Manichaeism, Gnosticism, Hermeticism, Rosicrucianism, Platonism, Neoplatonism, the Emerald Tablet, the Golden Dawn, Aleister Crowley, the “perennial philosophy”, genies, Aristotle, entelechy, Forms and matter, mind and matter, universals and particulars, all the way to M-theory.
Bring on the Brave World
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,010. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2012 by Bard and Book. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
Many joke about world domination but no one expected someone to actually try to get it. What happens if someone tries, and actually succeeds? In this short story, the attempt is described and the results are disconcerting, to say the least.
Clutterbug: A zine about stuff
Price: Free! Words: 17,580. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology, Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Sustainable living
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Look around you right now: how much 'stuff' do you have? This zine is all about chucking stuff out, resisting buying new stuff, and looking at the processes of how we engage with stuff along the way. I consider the 'buy-ology' of why we desire and buy what we do in the first place and also 'flow': the exact opposite of the desire-acquire cycle. If you hoard stuff, or purge, this will interest you.