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Silent Giants: A North American Odyssey
By Ron Gruner
Price: Free! Words: 7,450. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2008. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
Occasionally life presents the opportunity to do something very special. For me that opportunity came in the summer of 1991 when I flew my classic Cessna 195 from St.John's, Newfoundland, to Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. Our story begins just as the cliffs of the Newfoundland coast slowly emerge from the gray ocean mist...
The Splendor of Tefillin: Insights into the Mitzvah of Tefillin From the Writings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaKohen Kook
By Chanan Morrison
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
What are tefillin? What is their deeper significance? How can we bind our hearts and souls to God, as we bind these these scrolls to our arms and heads? Nine essays on the mitzvah of tefillin, based on the writings of Rabbi Abraham Isaac HaKohen Kook, one of the most influential Jewish thinkers of our times.
Humantics
By Bud Heath
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,040. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
Humantics has a knack for digging up the essence of both crooked and compassionate sides of humanity, exposing the true grit beneath. Mix in some thoughtful, serious-minded speculations, with encouraging solutions for a sanity driven world, this collection is an eclectic, easy to follow read.
Death: Are You Ready For The Truth?
By K.B. Stevens
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,770. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Death, Grief, Bereavement
(5.00 from 3 reviews)
I am going to unequivocally show you what the experience of death is and tell you how that knowledge can improve your life. I know that's a pretty tall order, but everyone of us has the innate capacity within ourselves to know and accept the truth about death, regardless of age, religion,or culture
It's Only Natural
By C. M. Truxler
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 1,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It’s Only Natural is a collection of poetry delving into the many emotions, facets, and perceptions that connects the human experience to the world of nature. This collection shines a light on the joys, and sorrows of that natural experience.
Kung Fu en Una Taza de Té
By Alfonso Araujo
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 14,110. Language: Spanish. Published: March 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
Este no es un libro acerca de cómo patear o golpear a un oponente. Kung Fu no es algo que haces, sino la manera en la que lo haces. Es el arte de la perfección, el arte de la Profundidad. Una manera de entender el mundo. Cada cosa que hacemos, la podemos hacer con o sin Kung Fu. Es nuestra decisión.
The Qualities of Life
By John Attewell
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.
How To Live?
By G Bhargavi X
Price: Free! Words: 190. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
It tells us that how should we face problems in life.
Why We Should Go Vegan
By Magnus Vinding
Price: Free! Words: 18,870. 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.
Guide to become a better person (Confucius) (Di Zi Gui)
By chen0096
Price: Free! Words: 5,150. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(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. you are free to contact me for any misunderstandings..
Of Water, Spirits, and Tequila Sunrise
By T. W. King
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 7,520. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
This piece of creative nonfiction details the author's journey through dissolution, the second stage of the alchemical process. Written as a blend of research and personal experience, it is meant both to entertain and enlighten.
The Zen Wheel of Life Mantra: A Song of Luminous Wisdom and Love
By Tai Sheridan, Ph.D.
Price: Free! Words: 2,250. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Asian philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Poet-Philosopher and Zen Priest Tai Sheridan 's Wheel of Life Mantra is a poetic expression of the Bhavacakra, an ancient mandala that presents the most significant wisdom teachings of Buddhism. It is used to contemplate the causes and conditions of suffering, and as a guide to non-dual wisdom, loving kindness, compassion, and equanimity.
Sun Tzu's Art of War For The 21st Century
By Stanley Bronstein
Price: Free! Words: 12,420. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Art of War is primarily about (i) understanding of one’s situation; (ii) understanding of extremes; and (iii) taking the knowledge gained from the understanding of the extremes and applying it to your advantage. Stanley Bronstein updates this masterpiece originally written about warfare and applies it to today's modern society.
Ranting of a Psychic Grandmother
By Iris Barratt
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 9,130. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
(5.00 from 1 review)
An astute visionary grandmother has psychic visitations from indigenous grandmothers who mirror her outrage at the problems facing today’s children. After feeling inspired and haunted to somehow be part of the solution for today’s children and families and address the dire needs and consequences of a society out of touch with its tribal roots, this grandma gets creative.
Blood!
By M.E. Brines
Price: Free! Words: 2,430. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2011. Category: 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
Thoughts About Life and How To Improve It
By Mark Goodwin
Price: Free! Words: 3,780. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
Some personal thoughts on God, the meaning and purpose of life and what to do to achieve your own personal happiness. Reviews are welcome - Thanks.
2012 Rite of Way
By Dana Kokla
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,400. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy
(5.00 from 1 review)
The only 2012 book published with actual World Predictions, 2012 Rite of Way is a panic free and spiritual guide to year 2012, making it a must read for any who wish to move forward into the New Age. Proving that the world will not end on 21st December 2012, world events are predicted including, earthquakes and eruptions, an important peace treaty, birth and a major discovery.
Something to Ponder, reflections from Lao Tzu's Tao Te Ching
By Colin Mallard
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,830. Language: English. Published: February 22, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Taoism
(5.00 from 1 review)
“Something to Ponder, reflections from Lao Tzu’s Tao Te Ching,” brings readers the timeless wisdom of the ancient Chinese sage. It is as relevant today as when it was first written twenty five hundred years ago. The elegant language is simple, at times sparse and is meant to be read aloud. It provides a perfect vehicle for Lao Tzu’s profound wisdom.
The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules
By David Mint
Price: Free! Words: 3,160. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2012. Category: Essay » Political
(5.00 from 1 review)
In the lazy summer days of 2007, the world appeared to be getting its groove back. Few, if any, were the signs pointing to the financial catastrophe that was about to unfold. Yet despite the feeling of relative calm and optimism, it was clear that a permanent change was occurring at the very base of society. The Subtle Change from Principles to Rules explores this change and its implications.
That's Funny: A Theory of Humor
By George J Cole
Price: Free! Words: 14,820. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2012. Category: 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.