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Koans, Creativity and Consciousness
Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012 and represented by Ebook Launch. 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.
The Qualities of Life
Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Everything always works out at the end A good life happens when we have the right attitude If we go with our higher power, the Mold of Life is in place Our Lives are Molded in the right shape to the end.
Is God Dead?
Price: Free! Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(2.00 from 1 review)
"An overview of an influential book from one of India's deepest thinkers in Secular Humanism. Professor Ramendra presents clear reasons for rethinking the classical arguments for the existence of God." — The Secular Web. In a crisp, concise and fascinating discourse, the author has boldly advocated atheism on logical and moral grounds.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy, Nonfiction » History » Asian
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Di Zi Gui is made or gathered from Confucius teachings. it gives us guidelines on how we should behave towards our family and friends and the moral way of life. this book is truly inspirational. I translated most of it myself. please forgive my English if you cant understand some of them. my is email is yinny2@hotmail.com. feel free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
How to be a Wizard - How life is magical, and we are too
Price: Free! Words: 11,040. Language: English. Published: September 17, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Magic, Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
This short book is not about 'pointy hats'. Instead, I outline the foundations of the True West, and list the 'Wizard's Desiderata' - what is needed to live a life which is truly powerful, truly magical, truly mythical, and truly possible. It always has been possible to be a 'wizard' of one's life, though never perhaps with as little danger of being burned at the stake!
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,680. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
(4.67 from 3 reviews)
This book is written to provide a quick overview of the philosophy of Humanism. Humanism is one of the most influential and yet most maligned philosophies of all time. Unfortunately, most people don’t know anything about it. I intend to change that with this book. Consider yourself introduced.
The Tao of Tennis
You set the price! Words: 6,630. Language: English. Published: June 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Tennis
(5.00 from 1 review)
The classic Tao Te Ching adapted for life on the tennis court. Ancient Eastern wisdom as the basis for practical advice to play and coach your best. Written by a professional tennis instructor with a degree in philosophy and English. Play your best tennis, live your best life! ** Recommended by legendary tennis guru Allen Fox, and by eminent professor of Chinese philosophy Roger T. Ames. **
Three Steps to Enlightenment
Price: Free! Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by bibliotastic. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
In a 30 year study Gary Rutz discovered the secret to enlightenment. It is not so amazing really, because Rutz discovered what we all have within us. He listened to his inner voice and trusted the answers within. After reading thousands of pages of history, philosophy, and critical thought Rutz used a reductionist method to remove complexity and present his discoveries in an accessible way.
Raj Yoga
Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,070. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
This book gives the brief outlines of the Yogic Methods on the basis of Patanjali's 'Yoga Sutra' which is in perfect conformity with Vedic Hindu Religion which is Free From Idolatry, Mysticism and Esoteric Rituals and conceives of a Supreme God who is 'One and Only-one', 'Ubiquitous', 'Invisible' and 'Attribute-free'.
Creativity and Intention in Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 8,830. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 and represented by Ebook Launch. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
Charles Darwin has changed for ever the way we see ourselves, and our place in the universe. The debate between the Creationists and the neo-Darwinians continues in full fury. One outcome of this has been to see Darwin’s theory become entrenched as a dogma, defended by evangelical apologists, and no longer a reasonable account of how human beings have evolved from earlier life forms.
Ad Infinitum
Price: Free! Words: 8,350. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity.
Thoughts on Buddhism
Price: Free! Words: 1,420. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
3 short writings associated with the subject of Buddhism
How To Save The World (Not another global warming book)
Price: Free! Words: 6,310. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Social Science » Global society studies
(4.00 from 1 review)
The Mayans' prediction didn't come true but are we really out of danger? The world is still in peril and if it hasn't ended yet, it will soon if we don't do something to save it. 'How To Save The World' is not about global warming, but a reminder for all of us to change our ways before we kill the planet and ourselves along with it.
"Why Did Philip Have to Die?"
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,210. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
During a single beat of the heart a person's life can change for infinity. Just as the organ continues to pulse, time also proceeds forward. Seven-year old Philip has finished his (final) dinner and is dashing across the street to continue playing with his friends. He never makes it to the other side. His life ends on the dotted line dividing the lanes of traffic. Why did Philip have to die?
El domino de Dios
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,230. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
¿Existe Dios o es sólo el resultado del miedo humano? Este ensayo intenta esclarecerlo con evidencias nunca antes aportadas. Más información : www.sjarre.com.ar
Некоторые Мысли О Развитии Человека
Price: Free! Words: 19,380. Language: Russian. Published: June 20, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
В книге рассматриваются вопросы: смысл жизни человека – воспитание в себе осмысленности и самодостаточности, осознание бесконечности своих возможностей; роль соблазнов в процессе этого воспитания; состояния разума человека – раба, Слуги, Хозяина, Воина, Жреца; поведение людей в этих состояниях в организациях, семье и социуме.
Why I am Not a Hindu
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
Inspired by Bertrand Russell's "Why I Am Not a Christian", which the author, Dr. Ramendra admired, and M. K. Gandhi's "Why I Am a Hindu", with which he disagreed; the author explains why he is not a Hindu by conviction, though he is a Hindu by birth. "Why I Am Not a Hindu" has been published in print edition in 1993,1995 and 2011. It has been translated into Hindi, Oriya and Malayalam.
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Man kan ikke kan bevise en negativ påstand. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke finnes spøkelser. Man kan ikke bevise at det ikke er en sjøorm i Seljordsvannet. Men hva med flyvende reinsdyr? Og hvor mange er det legitimt å drepe i forsøket?
Seven Truths for a New Age
Price: Free! Words: 15,080. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
If I could speak before the UN, I’d say: 1. No one can own our Mother Earth. 2. God is present in the world and there is no evil. 3. All things are conscious and are created with rights. 4. The physical universe was designed by non-physical beings. 5. The main purpose of government is protecting rights. 6. There are too many people on Spaceship Earth. 7. Power tends to corrupt all who hold it.
Philosophy of Time: Thoughts and Deliberations
Price: Free! Words: 6,470. Language: English. Published: March 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics / Relativity, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(3.67 from 3 reviews)
Since H.G.Well’s Time Machine, humans have greatly marveled at the prospects of time-travel. Einstein’s Theory of Relativity has now experimentally established that time is a physical dimension to which space is intrinsically connected. In this volume, the goal is not to provide a systematic definition and overview of time, but to only consider the various issues connected with it.