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The Dawn of Nightfall by Elias Rafferton
Price: Free! Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
As a summary and philosophical interpretation of Isaac Asimov's classic story "Nightfall," The Dawn of Nightfall draws esoteric correlations between the science fiction masterpiece and inner pyscho-spiritual illumination. My intended purpose for the reader of this essay is to reflect as deeply as possible and be humbled by the magnitude of mortality, and to inspire the pursuit of eternal life.
NOW and the Weltanschauung of Government Men by Gary J. Davies
Price: Free! Words: 26,640. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Philosophy of Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
In this short work the world view (Weltanschauung) of this sci-fi/fantasy author is outlined, including the concept of Now One World (NOW): the continuing big-bang event of our one universe. Focus is on physics quantum mechanics interpretation and multiverse concepts. This is contrasted with the fanciful world view of the novels Government Men and its prequel Secrets of Goth Mountain.
The Black Pen by Scott Allen
Price: Free! Words: 5,180. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Aphorisms, fragments, etc. Without artists, the world would be just the way it is and not something else. I will imagine instead of be. Life is going to the dentist. I live. I die. I am. We do what we do for posterity. It keeps us going.
The Illuminati Manifesto by Adam Weishaupt
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 52,070. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2011 by Mike Hockney. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Illuminati’s manifesto is the formula for freedom. Isn’t it time for a liberated, rational world where everyone has an equal chance in life? The Second War of the Enlightenment is coming. It’s time to choose sides. You are called as a soldier to this most noble of undertakings.
Semiotics: The Key by Ralph Moore
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 61,240. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book is an academic treatise on semiotics: the science of signs. It presents the subject to the reader as a key to it all: an understanding of ideas, thought, and semiosis; of the utility of knowledge and signs; and of the necessary and pleasurable parts, as well as the dangerous aspects, played by learning and communication in living.
Value Your Month to Value Your Life by Rosa Say
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,460. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Human resource management
Value Your Month to Value Your Life presents a self-coaching process aimed at value alignment: We call it value-mapping in the Managing with Aloha sensibility for worthwhile work. Value mapping strengthens you. You can practice it immediately to improve the daily quality of your life, boosting your confidence by building better values-based habits.
Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 2 by Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 180,710. Language: English. Published: September 19, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The two volumes which give expression to 'Mapping Mental Spaces' are a series of working exercises involving different problems which are entailed by issues of: hermeneutics, innate ideas, apodicticity, belief, meaning, model-building, psychology, mythology, mysticism, logic (Volume 1), fields, mathematics, chaos theory, quantum mechanics, chronobiology, and holographic theory (Volume 2).
Apocalyptic Imaginary: The Best of Modern Mythology 2011 by James Curcio
You set the price! Words: 69,950. Language: English. Published: December 6, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Through the voices of many contributors, we collectively take a hard look at the blurred lines between narrative and truth, philosophy and literature, personal history and cultural memory.
Moving Beyond Good and Evil: A Theory of Morality, Law, and Government by M. E. Tson
Price: Free! Words: 10,410. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
This short book starts from first principles of moral nihilism and determinism and arrives at a shared system of morality and justice. It suggests a moral or ethical system that abandons the assumptions of objectivity, moral agency, and free will, and goes on to explore the implications of such a theory in the areas of criminal justice and government.
Harvesting the Dream by James Bryron Love
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,090. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
You need to THINK for yourself... ... A Philosophy for Everyday Life. Relearning to think for yourself instead of following the crowd. Covers all aspects of learning including training the right side of the brain to be active.
The Bluff Detector: Stories, Dreams and Rivers of Change by W. Thomson Martin
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,560. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thomson Martin writes: "My book is an unfolding of my soul. In these pages I travel from my early attachments to the Christian tradition to a much wider, open and fresh place. Here and there from among the pages a trickster may appear in the form of a bluff detector. The trickster giggles." W. THOMSON MARTIN is a retired microbiologist, born in Northern Ireland, now living in Victoria, BC.
Moral Values, Politics and You: The Tribal Nature of All Politics by Fidel Davila
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,850. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Describes are how personal values lead to groups of similar values ("tribes") that try to lead using their values, i.e., politics. Primeval tribes are male lead, hierarchical and intolerant of other's values. Modern tribes are consensus driven and tolerant of diverse values as long as they respect an individual's human rights.
Bezna 5 by Artworld
Price: Free! Words: 54,980. Language: English. Published: August 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Bezna 5 makes an ouroboric move of plunging into itself ('Bezna' in Romanian means consistent darkness + diffuse fear). Bezna 5 is darkly glowing dead thinking, cosmic pessimism, hairy autonomy, limbo sighs, horrendous pink volumes, underground nematodes, happy dismemberment, haunting prehumanism, bio-glow, sinister moods, eternal stillness, future plague, idiot nonknowing and news from Cioran.
Feeling Your Way to Happiness by George Birdsall
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,440. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Stress Management, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How do we know when we are happy, and how do we create more happy moments in our life? There are so many theories on happiness from finding joy in attending a religious service, being in love, laughing, doing something you really enjoy or many other daily experiences, however how many of these have a long lasting impact on our level of happiness and how many are just instantaneous happy moments?
The Flag of Inconvenience by Khaled Farag & Caren Knight
Price: Free! Words: 1,670. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2014 by Spangaloo Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
"A thought provoking and powerful memoir taking a voyage through the oceans of the mind, to a destination yet undecided and undefined..."
Extasis Vital by Adolfo Sagastume
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 13,160. Language: Spanish. Published: October 13, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
La Palabra se ha vuelto creadora y ahora va del verso que todo lo dice con el fuego de la pasión al tema del Feminismo y el Optimismo para la vida, hasta llegar a los Ovnis. Son cuatro ensayos que al principio pensamos que podrían ser un libro cada uno y, de cierta manera, sí lo son.
Freedom From God: Restoring the Sense of Wonder by Harry Willson
Series: Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,740. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2011 by Amador Publishers, LLC. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Emotional healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Thinking Aloud Allowed! Thinking about God went into a black hole in the '60s with "God Is Dead." Fundamentalism doesn't count, because there's no thinking there. Here's a book that goes all the way into that black hole and comes out the far end -- into liberation. This challenge is for persons who can read and like to think, and can still sense wonder. The fresh air is wonderful!
The Metarevolution (2nd Edition) by Grant Bartley
Price: $4.75 USD. Words: 78,180. Language: English. Published: April 19, 2010 by Punked Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
The Metarevolution is a revolutionary manifesto about revolutions. It is both a theory about the nature of change throughout history, and a prescription of what to do about it. The touchstone idea for The Metarevolution is that no matter how well thought-out any ideology may be to start with, there are always limitations which only become clear as its ideals are applied.
A Progressive Mind: Personal Reflections On Reality by John Cannon
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A progressive book of aphorisms and random thoughts of a homeless hippie, decorated US Marine Vietnam War veteran, 28 year union member and deeply political American. Personal views on the absolute uselessness of religion, war and greed as well as the necessity of equally sharing what the universe offers. I speak of my beliefs as an occasional atheist, occasional agnostic and eternal Progressive.
Contre l'idée de sanction by Jean-Marie Guyau
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,660. Language: French. Published: December 9, 2010 by Editions de L'Herne. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
" L'idée de sanction vient se fondre dans l'idée plus morale de 'coopération' ; celui qui fait le bien universel travaille à une œuvre si grande qu'il a idéalement droit au concours de tous les êtres, membres du même tout, depuis la première monère jusqu'à la cellule cérébrale de l'organisme le plus élevé."