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That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Ever wondered why we find something funny or why we laugh? You might be surprised by the reason. Have you ever wondered how people make up jokes? Would you like to be able to do so? A theory of humor is arrived at through the analysis of more than eighty fine jokes. Study has never been so much fun.
Karma Yoga
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: July 16, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The book defines different types of Yoga and elaborates the principles of Karma Yoga with personal experience and excerpts from the Hindu sacred text ‘Gita’ & ‘Karma Yoga’ by Swami Vivekananda.
Why We Should Go Vegan
Price: Free! Words: 18,290. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Should we go vegan? The unambiguous conclusion of this short book is "yes". This conclusion is reached through a broad examination of the consequences of our not being vegan – both in relation to human health, environmental pollution, the risk of the spread of diseases, and in relation to the beings we exploit and kill. The bottom line: We have a strong ethical obligation to go vegan.
The Satanic Verses of Bhagavad-gita
Price: Free! Words: 7,140. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
A hardcore moral criticism of the Bhagavad Gita.
Why "Happy Meat" Is Always Wrong
Price: Free! Words: 9,190. Language: English. Published: May 6, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This essay attacks the “happy meat” position head-on. It argues that this position is morally indefensible and that it not only causes immense amounts of suffering, but also, somewhat ironically, serves as the very foundation of our abuse of non-human beings today. This reveals the moral urgency of stopping the spread of this position and of rejecting it completely.
The Tao Te Ching For The 21st Century
Price: Free! Words: 5,250. Language: English. Published: May 31, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This book contains commentaries and analysis of Lao Tzu's classic - the Tao Te Ching. Tao Te Ching translates as "The Way to Heaven."
Bhakti Yoga
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 4. Price: Free! Words: 2,300. Language: English. Published: July 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This booklet explains the principle of Bhakti Yoga (Devotional Yoga) and explains why devotion without true wisdom degenerates into self seeking, avenues of fulfilling baser desires, blind ritualism, idolatry and morbid fantasy. The text also explains the relation between science and true wisdom
Never Mind Me... I'm Just The MESSENGER.
Price: $8.00 USD. Words: 4,030. Language: English. Published: February 4, 2013 by #OurWrite2Reach | Kandayia Ali. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
Motivational Speaker and Community Activist Doris 'KatzEye' Johnson will be sharing with the entire world her words of wisdom and encouragement with the release of her new book: Don't Mind Me... I'm Just The Messenger. The production of this book will be one of many of her 'self awareness' and timeless quotes book series.
Enlightenment to Go
Price: Free! Words: 3,570. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy, Nonfiction » New Age » Spiritualism
In Enlightenment to Go, David Michie provides a lively, accessible antidotes to contemporary problems, including stress, anxiety and depression. He also offers a structured meditation program to help readers integrate transformational insights at deeper levels of consciousness where genuine change becomes possible.
The Tripod of Truth: An Introduction to the Book That Fell From The Heavens
Price: Free! Words: 15,330. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
An introduction to Epicurus' Canon of Truth, the theory of knowledge that underlies Epicureanism. This work collects the remaining ancient sources and sets forth the foundation on which Epicurus erected his philosophy of happy living.
An Atheist Afterlife
Price: Free! Words: 2,550. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(3.14 from 7 reviews)
A scientific theory about the possibility of an afterlife from an atheist perspective. This short and concise document deals within the realm of observable science and basic mathematics to argue that all humans are inherantly immortal.
Lord Krishna Mystery
Series: HINDU PHILOSOPHY, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
This booklet endeavors to explain the fact that Lord Krishna is the symbol of the Supreme Lord and not an Avatar (incarnate) of Lord Vishnu of Hindu Puranas.
Blood!
Price: Free! Words: 2,420. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Explains the influence of blood on modern history, warfare, religion, secret societies, government and popular culture. Really weird
Perfection Syndrome
Price: Free! Words: 1,060. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Research, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
(4.00 from 1 review)
'Perfection Syndrome' is a philosophical article based on the analysis of two recent movies:Black Swan and Dorian Gray.Also by refering to 'the strange case of Dr.Jekyll and Mr.Hyde,I try to explore and to have a better understanding of the human nature...
Event Horizon
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: November 18, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy
This is the limit of your perception in this moment. It is simultaneously vast and limited. Theoretically, this structure is your world as you absolutely know it at this moment. This is your event horizon – all events within this horizon are known and actionable; all event outside are unknown and unactionable.
Of Myth and Magic
Price: Free! Words: 3,180. Language: English. Published: August 13, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
(1.00 from 2 reviews)
A comparison of religion, philosophy and magick throughout history. Are all religions basically the same? Is there a way to Truth and contentment?
Hugh Manitee's Book of Memes: Change the World - Write a Meme for this Book!
Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
A spin off from Jake Lyron's award winning book "The Shrink from Planet Zob: Psychiatry for a Mad World", this book shows us what we can do to fix the mad world - sharing viral memes which promote quality of life. You, the readership are the writers. Be the next to write a meme for the book and join celebrities, writers, philosophers, psychologists and others in making the world a better place.
Rewriting the Buddha
Price: Free! Words: 3,650. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
So I told myself the Dhammapada is one of the oldest books of Buddhist thought. I should read it. What I wanted was a nice simple readable version that I could dip into. I discovered that most translations are completely unreadable, some more than others. A few modern versions attempt to clarify the text. I may be the first person to notice the problem who was a writer and not a translator.
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You set the price! Words: 8,800. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
108 rare insights about our modern life, body - mind complex & spiritual truths, presented in a lucid manner by making analogies with the modern gadgets and technologies we use in our daily life e.g. www, internet, pc, mobiles, car, physics, colors etc.
Koans, Creativity and Consciousness
Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 and represented by John Low. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen
(4.00 from 1 review)
What is most important, but invariably overlooked, is not what I am conscious of, but that I am conscious. The only way this can be verified or even considered is by “1st person” enquiry. A way by which this can be established is by koan practice. I explore ways to allay scientific suspicion towards subjective accounts, and show how koan study is used as first person scientific inquiry.