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Butterflies Are Free To Fly: A New and Radical Approach to Spiritual Evolution
By Stephen Davis
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 118,110. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
0.75 star(4.80 from 5 reviews)
When Nicolaus Copernicus discovered the Earth wasn’t the center of the Universe, everything changed. When Frederick Miescher discovered DNA, everything changed again. When quantum physicists discovered our physical universe isn’t real, that it’s a hologram - everything ... wait! Nothing changed - yet. Now "Butterflies Are Free To Fly" offers a new and radical approach to spiritual evolution.
The Universal Mind Hypothesis
By Kar Lee
Price: Free! Words: 55,700. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2010 by KL Books. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
So, what is consciousness? Young was blind in half of his visual field when he appeared on NOVA(PBS). But if you threw him a ball from the blind side, he would catch it without knowing what he did. He had blindsight. His brain knew something that he did not. When one's brain acts on its own without the person knowing it, we have a p-zombie. This book is about why we aren't unconscious automatons.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 389,520. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science and religion, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of psychology, and ethics.
Where in the World is God?
By Hope Raymond
Price: Free! Words: 143,080. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology
Where in the World is God? traces the course of an informal study of humanity’s choices today, linking them with energy-driven needs of the universe. The author examines her premises, provides extensive data collected mostly from mainstream media, and draws conclusions that link the course of humanity’s life with the long-term, evolutionary needs of the universe.
Essays in Philosophy
By Gerry Stahl
Price: Free! Words: 60,860. Language: English. Published: September 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.00 from 1 review)
A collection of philosophical essays about Nietzsche, Heidegger, Marx, electronic music, Adorno and topics in artificial intelligence
"...and Gulliver Returns" Book 4 A Look at Human Values
By Total Health Publications
Price: Free! Words: 183,990. Language: English. Published: February 10, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Commander Gulliver meets with Professor Wang from Kino University where they discuss the foundations of our value thinking. Our non-provable basic assumptions as well as the sources of evidence that we might use in making our value opinions. They discuss the pros and cons of many value questions, including: abortion, illegal immigration, euthanasia, gay marriage and others.
Issues in Ethics
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 50,440. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Issues in ethics - the right to life, cloning, abortion, animal rights and other controversial topics.
Holophany, The Loop of Creation
By Clara Szalai
Price: Free! Words: 165,030. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
A new paradigm in philosophy exploring the structure of consciousness through analysis of the act of perception and creativity. By abolishing axioms and truisms and instead, investigating the mechanism whereby these were created, authoritative dogma becomes redundant. As an alternative, knowledge of the structure of consciousness endows one with personal, social and global responsibility.
Bioethics and Population
By Sam Vaknin
Price: Free! Words: 21,970. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Issues in the ethics and practice of demography and bioengineering - population control, the right to life, cloning, and abortion.
Fiction Gutted: The Establishment and the Novel
By Tony Christini
Price: $3.00 USD. Words: 31,150. Language: English. Published: January 31, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
As Gideon Lewis-Kraus notes, writing in the Los Angeles Times, James Wood is a writer who matters. People read him, people of the educated, monied, controlling part of the populace. That's why it's important that what James Wood writes does not matter – in central ways. Nowhere is this more on display than in How Fiction Works, the star critic's most recent book.
Las mariposas vuelan libres: Un acercamiento innovador y radical a la evolución espiritual
By Stephen Davis
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 121,490. Language: Spanish. Published: October 10, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Cuando Nicolás Copérnico descubrió que la Tierra no era el centro del Universo, todo cambió. Cuando Frederick Miescher descubrió el ADN, todo cambió otra vez. Cuando los físicos cuánticos han descubierto que nuestro universo físico no es real, que es un holograma, todo…¡espera!, nada ha cambiado. Ahora “Las mariposas vuelan libres” ofrece un acceso nuevo y radical a la evolución espiritual.
The Ethical Technologist
By David Tuffley
Price: $13.95 USD. Words: 33,400. Language: English. Published: December 29, 2011 by Altiora Publications. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Ethical Technologist is an exploration of what it is to be a change agent during this most dynamic period of human history. Ethical conduct in technology development comes down to a simple, two-part proposition; people must be told what the consequences of using a technology will be and give their informed consent, and secondly, that they must not be harmed by using it.
Why: An Agnostic Perspective on the Meaning of Life
By Travis Haan
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 40,120. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A logical attempt to analysis of the meaning of life. It comes to the conclusion that even if we can never know the true meaning of life we still have to use logic to deduce what to do with our lives. The most logical thing we can do with our lives is to grow to our full potential as sentient beings.
Selected thoughts on human development
By Vladimir Poklad
Price: Free! Words: 24,870. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This book examines the proverbial meaning of life, which I take to mean developing individual self-awareness and self-sufficiency. It also addresses the role of temptation in the process of this development. The book also analyzes the five main conditions of the human mind (slave, Servant, Master, Warrior, Priest) and behavior typical of people in these conditions as they go through life
Stage 3: A Vision of Human Evolution
By Scott Lape
Price: Free! Words: 42,130. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Is there hope for the human race? This book answers that question with a resounding "Yes!" The author presents a model of consciousness evolution in three stages, and applies the model to explore psychological and spiritual growth both in individual persons and in society as a whole. The book culminates in a hopeful vision of a world of peace and plenty for all.
The Atheist Afterlife
By David Staume
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 26,430. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2009 by Agio Publishing House. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
THE ATHEIST AFTERLIFE: The odds of an afterlife: Reasonable. The odds of meeting God there: Nil. "Entertaining and well reasoned." THE ATHEIST AFTERLIFE describes an afterlife consistent with known law and requires nothing more than physics. It demonstrates that an afterlife is possible based on reason, and supports the probability of an afterlife with an original and testable support for dualism.
More Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer
By Diane Goble
Series: Conversations with a Near-Death Experiencer, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 70,340. Language: English. Published: September 14, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Diane Goble received emails from people all over the world (140 countries), who visited her web site A Near-Death Experience BeyondtheVeil.net from 1996 to 2008. This second book contains some of their conversations, questions and debates about religion, spirituality, and beliefs, plus a few relevant quotes and stories they passed on. This book will open your mind and connect you to your soul.
The Verdict
By Elias Adam
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 35,750. Language: English. Published: November 10, 2009 by M-y Books. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Born and raised in Algeria with an active political life in the 70’s leading to his eventual emigration as a political refugee Elias Adam is the father of a family deeply affected by the new reality for economic and political migrants in Western Europe, victims of the new face of politics and some would say of Fear. This is his Book Of natural Rebellion
On the Wings of Hope: Prose
By Prokhor Ozornin
Price: Free! Words: 99,320. Language: English. Published: October 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A collection of inspirational and philosophical short stories about life challenges, love, hope, faith, overcoming of difficulties and never giving up. May this book help you find a kind answer on the nature of the man, his strengths and weaknesses, his origin and power of spirit, and meaning of his life.
Mapping Mental Spaces: Volume 1
By Bill Whitehouse
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 235,490. Language: English. Published: September 18, 2009. Category: 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).