Books tagged: natural selection

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Science is Ethics as Electics.
Price: Free! Words: 117,500. Language: English. Published: June 15, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Research & Methodology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Political science
A universe, by definition independent, implies its own freedom. The debate, whether the universe is determined or governed by laws of chance, takes the opposite ends to a range from zero to infinite choice. Science is measurement, whose logic is an increasing power of choice to give the most accurate information. Knowledge and freedom depend on each other. They are the dynamic of progress.
When Computers Can Think, the Artificial Intelligence Singularity
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 128,280. Language: Australian English. Published: February 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Intelligence (AI) & semantics, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
How do computers think today? Will they eventually be able to really think the way people do? What would they think about us? This book addresses the unseen elephant in the room. Computers are becoming ever more intelligent, will the future need us? Will natural selection condition a truly intelligent computer in the same way that it has conditioned us?
Ape or Adam?: Making sense of evolution, creationism and intelligent design
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 78,080. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science
There is still debate over how, and when, humans and other life arrived on Earth. Were we created a few thousand years ago, or did we evolve over millions of years? What should children be taught at school? This is an easy-to-read guide to the science behind our origins. It will appeal to anyone who is not sure what to believe, or is simply interested in the fascinating history of our planet.
How to Solve the World's Problems in 50 Years or Less: Manifesto for Revolution
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 45,930. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution
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The MultiCore employs the minds of Pulitzer Prize winning theorist Jared Diamond, author of Guns, Germs and Steel, planetary intelligentsia Max Tegmark, the immortal Ray Kurzweil, and the spirits of Martin Luther King Jr and Charles Darwin. The ensuing synthesis blends the principles of evolution with advanced forms of intelligence to solve our major problems humanely and in style.
Why I Am Not an Evolutionist
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 13,420. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Biology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
The book provides a critical evaluation of evolutionism. It answers questions like, “Is evolutionism as a worldview philosophically sound?;” “What can we reasonably say about Darwinist-evolutionistic worldview as a belief system?;” and “Is the moral philosophy that it advocates sensible?” Somewhat, it also resolves the debate on whether or not we must remove God in the sphere of morality.
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us
Price: Free! Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: August 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
Becoming Human: How Evolution Made Us is an Irreverent, fast-moving introduction to basic evolutionary theories and human origins. The focus is not just on our prehistory. Becoming Human highlights how evolution affects the way we are today, and helps us to anticipate what might happen to us in the future. Easy-to-read but challenging, this book is an ideal introduction to our species' origin.
Philosophy of a Martyr
Price: Free! Words: 7,680. Language: English. Published: August 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
A unique ethical system is defended here. Commonly, the moral sense is thought to arise from evolution, as a sense of duty to one’s clan. It is here argued that this sense is in fact a red herring, and that there is a true ethics less sought after which natural selection in fact selects against.
Cycles of Salvation History: Genesis, the Flood and Marian Apparitions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,180. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Religion & Science, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / History
The first part of the present book casts a new light on the Genesis vs. science issue, the second part points out that salvation history is repeating itself through cycles of four typical phases and, based on this, the third part shows that Marian apparitions are predicted by Scriptures.
An Ecology of Mind
You set the price! Words: 96,920. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
The human mind has built in flaws in how we view reality around us. The more power we achieve through technology the greater the potential threat from these flaws in perception. Contact with an alien race means accepting these flaws is a luxury that we can no longer afford. Mankind's existence may rely on a survivor from humanity's ancient past and his ongoing quest to understand himself.
The Geologic Model of Religion
Price: $5.95 USD. Words: 136,490. Language: English. Published: July 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Archaeology, Nonfiction » Social Science » Anthropology
There might be 100,000 books written about religion but the Geologic Model of Religion is unlike any other. Drawing upon evidence from anthropology, archaeology and scripture religion is divided into worldviews and afterlife paradigms. This new model evidences several long lost prehistoric religious belief systems and explains the origin of spirituality in settled societies.