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Guidelines and Other Unsolicited Advice
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Price: Free! Words: 4,640. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the second of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Jen Hancock's Handy Humanism Handbook
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 11,700. Language: English. Published: July 30, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(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.
Rewriting the Buddha
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Price: Free! Words: 3,660. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
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.
El domino de Dios
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Price: Free! Words: 15,230. Language: Spanish. Published: December 11, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
¿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
Three Steps to Enlightenment
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Price: Free! Words: 14,230. Language: English. Published: March 21, 2011 by bibliotastic. Category: 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.
Why We Should Go Vegan
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Price: Free! Words: 18,960. Language: English. Published: February 17, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
We should go vegan! That is the unambiguous conclusion of this short book. 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 animals we farm and kill. The bottom line: We have a strong ethical obligation to go vegan.
Grounded in a Material World
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Price: Free! Words: 2,240. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
This is the fourth of five dialogues presenting a rational and controversial exploration of religious and living philosophies rendered as an uncomplicated contemporary discussion between two individuals. A must read for those seeking to make sense out of the confusing jumble of religious creeds.
Thoughts on Buddhism
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Price: Free! Words: 1,430. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Buddhist
3 short writings associated with the subject of Buddhism
Spøkelser, reinsydyr og negative påstander
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Price: Free! Words: 1,340. Language: Norwegian (Nynorsk). Published: September 13, 2010. Category: 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?
Raj Yoga
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Series: YOGA and TANTRA, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 4,080. Language: English. Published: July 10, 2011. Category: 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'.
Amoral Science Brainless Religion---two World Views
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 1,710. Language: English. Published: August 2, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Religion is in no position to question the results of scientific inquiry unless it obtains contrary results using scientific methodology---and looks foolish when it tries. And scientists look foolish when they make assertions about religious experiences and beliefs. Science by definition cannot study, and therefore cannot comment on questions of reality beyond what is available to the senses.
Hugh Manitee's Book of Memes: Change the World - Write a Meme for this Book!
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Price: Free! Words: 15,410. Language: English. Published: November 20, 2012. Category: 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.
Why I am Not a Hindu
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,550. Language: English. Published: April 10, 2011. Category: 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.
The Qualities of Life
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Price: Free! Words: 3,200. Language: English. Published: March 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
(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.
I Fell in Love Today
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Price: Free! Words: 710. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
You're out and about and you run into a captivating being. We've all had it happen. This is about total submission to the fantasy... but the cruelest part... is its ephemeral nature.
Ad Infinitum
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Price: Free! Words: 8,440. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
Meditations on the startling and inevitable nature of infinity.
Koans, Creativity and Consciousness
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Price: Free! Words: 10,130. Language: English. Published: September 22, 2012. Category: 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.
Richard Dawkins The God Delusion: A Theist Response
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Price: Free! Words: 1,630. Language: English. Published: November 17, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
(3.00 from 2 reviews)
In this interesting piece; the author argues that Richard Dawkins has failed in his attempts to put a good rational argument for atheism. The professor uses the rather feeble approach of setting up straw men only to dismantle them with great relish. These repeated mischaracterizations of faith do the atheist camp no favours. All it does is betray a vitriolic personal agenda.
Journey Into Jung's Red Book: Liber Primus
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: July 17, 2010 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
A personal and theoretical look at “Liber Primus,” the first of the collection of books written by psychologist Carl Jung that were collectively entitled “The Red Book.” Unpublished until October of 2009, “The Red Book” is considered by many, including Jung himself, to be the foundation of all of Jung’s groundbreaking theories and writings to follow.
Creativity and Intention in Evolution
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Price: Free! Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Eastern
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.