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The Key
Price: Free! Words: 124,120. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
(5.00 from 1 review)
‘The Key’ unlocks the secret vault of knowledge to give people power without guns, richness without debt, spirituality without fanaticism, knowledge without diplomas and governance without insanity. The key shows why there is war, abuse, ill health, poverty, unhappiness and who profits from this misery. You will discover the real and powerful you.
Butterflies Are Free To Fly: A New and Radical Approach to Spiritual Evolution
Series: Butterflies. Price: Free! Words: 119,630. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(4.25 from 4 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.
Unveiling the Secrets of Magic and Magicians
Price: Free! Words: 122,570. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2012 by Amin-sheikho.com. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Islam / Koran & Sacred Writings, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
How terrible are the words that issued from the mouths of those deceivers from amongst the jews, who used false statements to insert intrigue into the books of Islam. Their words about the possible use of magic to bewitch the most honorable one of all creation, Mohammad (cpth), are nothing more than mere lies.
Progress and Poverty Centenary Edition
Price: Free! Words: 193,180. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
An Inquiry Into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want With Increase of Wealth...the Remedy Henry George believed that "(t)he people must think because the people alone can act." This classic bestseller in political economy launched a worldwide movement with a unique strategy to abolish privilege and poverty.
Elemental Epicureanism
Price: Free! Words: 147,720. Language: English. Published: October 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A Guide to the Ancient Philosophy of Independent Thinking And Personal Happiness, Based on the Texts of Its Founder and Leading Proponents. Prepared from the ancient texts of Epicurus, Lucretius, Diogenes of Oinoinda, and others.
An Introduction To The Nature Of Things
Price: Free! Words: 103,420. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This ebook is devoted to the epic poem composed in 50 BC by Titus Lucretius Carus, entitled in Latin "De Rerum Natura." This poem is devoted to explaining how to live a happy life through Epicurean philosophy. The primary feature of this ebook is the complete nineteenth century translation by H.A.J. Munro, one of the foremost classical scholars of his time.
Migrations, Volume II: Only the Deplorable
Series: Migrations. Price: Free! Words: 161,230. Language: English. Published: December 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Was it possible to feel nostalgic about something that had never happened to him, possible for nostalgia to be taken in by the body as a free pathogen to infect the consciousness with stray sentiments? Perhaps, in his dreams, he had traveled back in time, or even drifted into another dimension of space-time and inhabited the body, experiences, and nostalgia of another.
Cyclopedia of Philosophy
Price: Free! Words: 381,260. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Civilization
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.
Developing a Universal Religion: Why one is Needed and How it might be Derived
Price: Free! Words: 108,920. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Does humanity need a Universal Religion? This book summarises the difficulties in solving this question. It explores how we think, why “purpose” is important when solving practical and moral problems, how religions arose and developed and how the universe and life evolved. Then it discusses how humanity might select a “purpose” and suggests how a “universal religion” might be built.
The European Federalist Papers
Price: Free! Words: 115,970. Language: English. Published: June 2, 2014 by Jakub Jermář. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Political, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Government
Taking the American Federalist Papers (1787-1788) as the best benchmark, the authors of The European Federalist Papers present the facts and arguments why the current intergovernmental system of the European Union is no longer adequate and has to be replaced by a European Federation like the United States of America in order to guarantee the Citizens’ and Member States' sovereignty.
Where in the World is God?
Price: Free! Words: 143,080. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Neuropsychology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
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.
Holophany, The Loop of Creation
Price: Free! Words: 164,960. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
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.
Windows in the Sky, 'Buddha is that you?'
Price: Free! Words: 100,810. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
The most important ingredient in life is honesty. None of us are perfect yet life is not about perfect. It is about falling down, getting up, and trying again. This book takes some of the wrappers off to see what’s inside. Life is inviting us all to do the same. We can solve the problems of the world right now by untying the threads of all the lies we've made that make us strangers to each other.
Grand Rounds: Healing Wisdom for a Complex World
Price: Free! Words: 116,830. Language: English. Published: July 28, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Healing, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
Join the Good Doctor on a holistic journey starting with our species’ earliest healing expressions, then on through the ages to the emerging Science of Complexity; connecting the dots in between as we go. Grand Rounds is a healing balm to our collective individual, cultural, ecological, and evolutionary ails. Come and enjoy the magical & mirth-filled medicine that Dr. Sutherland has prescribed.
The Philosophy of Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 118,450. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science & Nature » Evolution, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Mind & Body
As presented here, The Philosophy of Evolution, is a compendium of lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at the University of Human Unity in Auroville in 2008, 2009, 2012 and 2013. The main thrust of Sri Aurobindo's yoga has always been toward an active participation in the human evolution and this is the defining concept which set Sri Aurobindo and the Mother.
Uncage Eden - A Spiritual Philosophy Book about Food, Music, and the Rewilding of Society
Price: Free! Words: 275,820. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Activism
Our planet is in peril. Our species is in captivity. We alone hold the key. We have become disconnected from the love song of our home, and completely enslaved by the systematic destruction of her. This is the story of one water protector's path to understanding the universe, the reweaving of symbiosis, an evolution of camp style cooking, the great cosmic jam scene, and an end to human supremacy.
Just Counterterrorism
Price: Free! Words: 105,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » Terrorism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The proposed Just Counterterrorism Model's components—Justice for the Attacked, Justice for Terrorists, and Justice for Others—comprehensively address the problem of non-state terrorism. Each component includes a set of criteria for ethically assessing or shaping counterterrorism strategy and tactics regardless of a terror group's composition, ideology, or geography.
Ante Oculos - Epicurus and the Evidence-Based Life
Price: Free! Words: 139,190. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
An introduction to Epicurus, Philosopher of Happiness and Freedom
A Place To Grow
Price: Free! Words: 126,010. Language: English. Published: June 19, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil, Nonfiction » Politics & Current Affairs » World politics
This is part 9 of a 10 books suite. This one is about how to birth the life reality. I will explore different possibilities for that, I will put the emphasis on doing it peacefully, but since it seems the current Democracy-Capitalism business believes itself as the best and only way of the universe, then I’ll have to explore war scenarios too.
The End
Price: Free! Words: 104,600. Language: English. Published: June 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion & Spirituality » Biblical Commentary / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
This is the final part of the Flower To Life book. It is a conclusion to my writings, I will write about the future and the end of the world too. Along the way I’ll explain more of my vision about the Jesus story. I’ll finish that part by explaining how I see the future of my work.