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The Magic Of Glinda
By Scott Webb
Price: $1.95 USD. Words: 36,630. Language: English. Published: June 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Wizard of Oz is our story and we deserve to know what it’s about. We deserve to see our own situations magically turn for the better when all seems lost, to get in touch with our intuition, to hear our calling, and to avoid stupidity while still loving those around us. The movie is about the underlying mechanics to all that. Transformation as "myth" is an ancient topic now worth revisiting.
Camminare
By Henry David Thoreau
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,590. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Più d’ogni altro libro di Thoreau, un'interrogazione sulle nostre abitudini di svago e di relax, e su qual è il rapporto che intraprendiamo con il paesaggio, il nostro corpo e il pianeta. Una critica alla società materialistica, un’anticipazione del moderno ambientalismo.
Fundamental Alexis de Tocqueville: A Practical Guide to Democracy in America
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 18,490. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is one of a series that have been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy." It is intended to serve as a primer for students of political philosophy and especially Tocqueville’s masterpiece, "Democracy in America".
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
By Jules Okapi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
Fight, Flight, or Hide. The Guide to Surviving a Mass Shooting
By John Forsythe
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 16,770. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Mass shootings are horrible tragedies, and they are incredibly unpredictable. However, tragedies such as this only get worse if we don’t prepare for them. This book is a short, easy-to-read guide for preparing for these kinds of tragedies. Intended for everyone, it addresses three varieties of responses to a mass shooter. If prepared, you can improve your odds of surviving a mass shooting
Chaos Theory
By Lenora Popa
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 11,520. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
A collection of articles on contriversial subjects. Inspired by the concept of the chaos theory, they are meant to invoke discussion and thought on the subjects to help people figure out what they believe when it comes to each subject.
Growing Up In America
By Stephan Painter
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 82,970. Language: English. Published: October 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Growing up in America is a blended concept of issues from America's past. It is a philosophical interpretation of mistakes and successes that we have made throughout the years. Examples are life examples of people that we have given the lable hero. They represent situations in their lives that have molded the landscape of our society. In essence it is largely who we are today as a society.
My Philosophy In 100 Thoughts
By Timothy Conerson
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,900. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This book is an attempt to share the philosophical views of Timothy Conerson, co-founder of the Mighty Pen Center for Literacy & Research.
A Book of Business Philosophy
By Ken Lord
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 17,680. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
You’re setting up a business. You know the product or service. You’ll locate customers. You’ve given it all you have. Suddenly you discover that others painted too rosy a picture of the possibilities, and have cut corners. This book has 20 principles to ethically guide your business and motivate its success, when others in the same business are failing. It’s a short read and well worth your time.
L'art de mentir
By Mark Twain
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 8,460. Language: French. Published: April 25, 2012 by Editions de L'Herne. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Sur la décadence dans l’art de mentir est l’occasion d’une méditation « amorale » sur l’art de « bien » mentir dans une société où l’apparence de vérité tient lieu de vertu. Puisque nous devons mentir, faisons-le bien. Plutôt ne pas mentir que de mentir mal.
Father Earth - Mother Earth is Our Father
By Rachel Connor
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2012 by Richard Del Connor. Category: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Applied arts
Perhaps the new name, "Father Earth," will invoke and inspire more respect for our home planet. Rachel Connor suggests we combine the titles of "Mother Nature" and "Father Earth" to promote better care for our life source. Rachel jokes, if you want to call it, "Petrified Turtle," she'll vote for that also.
Summer Forevers - Book #4 of 4 of the poetry book series: Season of Fours
By Richard Del Connor
Series: Season of Fours, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 10,070. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is book #4 of the poetry book series, Season of Fours, by Richard Del Connor. This poetry was written during the early 1980s before transforming into The Coyote in 1984. Richard lived in Santa Monica and Venice Beach while writing this book about an endless Summer that lasted for several years as he worked for Fleetwood Mac, Frank Zappa, and performed with his rock band, The Rich.
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.
In G-d We Trust: A Handbook of Values for Americans
By Sichos In English
Price: $4.00 USD. Words: 17,400. Language: English. Published: November 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
The Rebbe's vision of America which is communicated in the pages that follow focuses on our past -- the roots of our national heritage -- and our present -- the positive and negative forces operating within our culture. And it allows us to look to the horizon, showing how the end of peace and prosperity to be introduced by Mashiach is within our grasp.
The Life of Allism
By Daniel June
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 97,600. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
What if philosophy, religion, art, science, and history can merge in one collective system? Allism gives us the tools to live a creative life and achieve our divinity here on earth. "The Life of Allism," the first volume of the book, "The Perfect Idius," introduces a system that begins with the needs of Man, and ends with the universal All. Learn how to achieve your creative apotheosis.
বুদ্ধিবৃত্তিক আবর্জনা
By Suhreed Sarkar
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,040. Language: Bengali. Published: July 29, 2011 by cmsMonkey. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Philosopher Bertrand Russel inquired about human follies and fallacies in his popular book 'Unpopular Essays'. One of the most interesting essay in that book was 'An Outline of Intellectual Rubbish' where he illustrated the thoughts of many great men that can be considered simply rubbish. This book is a translation of the essay in Bangla (Bengali).
Understanding Thomas Sowell
By Richard Patterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 107,780. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
An examination of the underlying assumptions in Sowell's libertarian analysis of society with a view to pinpointing exactly where liberals are most likely to part company with him. Starting with Sowell’s view of the role of intellectuals in our society, Patterson digs down into the conceptions of knowledge and reason underlying Sowell’s ideas about social processes, justice, and morality.
Hints, Tips, Comments, Questions, Suggestions, How to’s, and Downright Commonsense
By Gee Jay
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,430. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is a collection of one liners, memory joggers, comments, How To's, Commonsense phrases and Suggestions that I've collected over the years. Hopefully, they will capture your interest and reading enjoyment.
Virtue
By Kato
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,180. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Who is the virtuous man, and how does his virtue affect himself and the world around him? Throughout history, men have believed themselves to be just, yet in actuality their virtues mask cruel depravity on a scale seen over and over across history through the form of despotic rules and indifferent populations. How has this come about? In "Virtue", Kato ponders these questions of virtue.
Our travels with it
By Mark Gross
Price: Free! Words: 13,750. Language: English. Published: January 27, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
Stream of consciousness description of road trips my wife and I have taken around the North American continent with focus on Outside-the-Box thinking.