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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.
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.
False Gods (The Deceivers) and Their Flock by Dawna DeCorby
You set the price! Words: 1,530. Language: English. Published: March 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy(2.00 from 1 review)
The author gives her assessment of 3 new age cults - Abraham Hicks, Sherry Daniel and L. Ron Hubbard.
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: $2.99 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.
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.
Freedom From God: Restoring the Sense of Wonder by Harry Willson
Series: Harry Willson Humanist Philosophy, Book 1. Price: Free! 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."
How I Became A Super Villain by Brian Miller
Price: $3.50 USD. Words: 33,890. Language: English. Published: March 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
How are we to explain and understand the uniquely modern character that is the Super Villain? This book is a philosophical exploration of the Super Villain's universe, psyche, ethics, their cautionary tale of humanity wounded, and the special qualities their world can endow its followers with.
Breakthrough Philosophy by Bryan Smith
You set the price! Words: 7,760. Language: English. Published: October 20, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening(4.50 from 2 reviews)
From the author of 'A Shaman's Black Cloak', 'Arin oh Arin' and 'Hivemind 2040+' comes a conveniently written compilation of personal quotes and philosophical sayings by Bryan Smith. Inside here, you will find a collection of profound, life-changing insights on the relationship between you and reality.
Hamlet Orders a Rewrite! Popular Lecture Series Volume 3 by Mark Collins
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 3,530. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Popular Powerpoint Lecture by Dr. Mark Collins provides essential background for his rewrite of one of the most beloved literary works of all time.
Letters at Midnight by Roland B. King
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 18,300. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013 by WordCrafts Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Meditations / General
Do you ever lie awake at night and wonder, "why?" The clock strikes twelve and sleep has not graced your eyes. Suddenly your mind is filled with thoughts of some of life's biggest mysteries, and one begins to finally make sense to you. Let's embark on an adventure in the Scriptures as poet and philosopher Roland B. King opens the seals on these Letters at Midnight.
Nine Months in Uruguay: Past, Present, Progress by Julie R Butler
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 52,760. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
While my husband and I lived in Uruguay, I wrote. Not only did I maintain our blog, “Because the World is Round...,” but I found myself composing poetry, to my own surprise. It was a contemplative time, and as I tried to identify what it was about Uruguayan culture that I found so beguiling, as I dealt with loss, as the birds, the ocean, the sun and the moon spoke to me, a philosophy became.
No Missing Links And Other Essays by Julie R Butler
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,630. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Essay » Political
5 essays celebrating complexity and the connective principle: “Gandhi Remix” reformulates Gandhi’s Seven Social Sins “Small Change” puts the health care reform into perspective “Too Many Notes” is a short essay on concision “Constructive Universalism” compares this Uruguayan art theory to Ayn Rand’s "objectivism" “No Missing Links” unveils the illusion of separation
Universal Philosophy by Robert Elias Najemy
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 92,230. Language: English. Published: August 14, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
An easily comprehensible and practical explanation of «universal philosophy» – the essence behind all philosophical and spiritual teachings with emphasis on how to employ these concepts in our daily lives. This book gives us answers to the most important questions. Who are we? Why are we hear? What is the purpose of our lives? How can we manifest our purpose? Prerequisites to a meaningful life.
The Seeker's Guide by Ron Hooft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 37,010. Language: English. Published: October 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy(5.00 from 1 review)
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