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In The Realm of Inorganic Beings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Brian Johnston takes us on a mind bending trip spanning over forty years of involvement with mysticism. His was a quest to know the truth about the nature of reality through transcendental meditation the teachings of Don Juan and by becoming a Rosicrucian Illuminati. He delves deeply into the subject of reincarnation and the negative associations that mankind has with the demonic inorganic beings
Understanding Plato: 'The Symposium'
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This guide examines Plato's discussion of love in The Symposium. It covers all the speeches, culminating in Alcibiades's drunken homage to Socrates, and explores the moral dimensions Plato attaches to love, as well as key concepts such as Common and Heavenly love.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » History » Biography
Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
On The Silent Wings of Freedom
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: Unknown language. Published: April 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism
One way to describe this book is The Tao of Physics meets The Philosphers stone and Don Juan. This book covers the authors experiences in mysticism, spiritual alchemy and Zapotec Nahualism from a very young age to the present. A span of over forty years. The first section of deals primarily with the spiritual and psycological aspects of mysticism while the second deals with the history and science
Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.
The Spirit of Excellence
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 24,990. Language: English. Published: November 7, 2011 by Emmanuel Socrates Quansah. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
One of the greatest and lasting compliments to a person came when the Bible said Daniel had ‘An Excellent Spirit’. He was a slave in Babylon, yet distinguished himself from his youth to become the highest official spanning the reign of three kings. This book reveals secrets and timeless principles of how Daniel became a person of such high standard of excellence.
Hetaera--Suspense in Ancient Athens
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 65,880. Language: English. Published: December 12, 2011 by Suzanne Tyrpak. Category: Fiction » Historical » Classical Greece & Rome
Hestia’s keen intellect makes her a match for any man. But even a literate slave has little control over destiny. Sold to a prominent statesman with sadistic tendencies, Hestia becomes his hetaera (consort). As her wealth and fame increase so does her despair. She dreams of freedom, but faces enemies at every turn. When she is accused of murder her fate takes another turn.
The Element Series: Part I
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 63,380. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2012. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
The Element Series is an action-packed trilogy comprised of a gripping, three-segment saga that will leave readers anxious to see what's next. The Elements are diamond-shaped crystals that enhance the natural abilities of each wielder to an extreme level. After events start and the lines are drawn, the two opposing sides mobilize for a showdown that can only be determined by blood.