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The Buddhist Coffee House
Price: Free! Words: 37,850. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » Essays & Travelogues, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
Trying to escape troubles at home, the author searches for a calm tea drinking place where he thinks everyone speak his language. What he finds, however, are dangerous roundabout, Buddhists women, wizards, drunk elves, 100 women in wedding dresses, pagans obsessed with rock circles, a strange language called English and some very expensive coffee...
Why We Need Not Marry
You set the price! Words: 12,820. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » New age philosophy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Marriage & Family
This book is based on the concepts of Evolutionary Science, Philosophy, Genetics, Psychology and Social Science explaining why we need not marry. The main chapter of the book is the costs and benefits of being single, marriage, live in relationship, live apart together and Mosuo marriage system, which everyone must know. The whole book together will help you to decide whether to marry or not.
The Case For Ordinary People In National History: Towards New Narratives Of Australia’s Past
Price: Free! Words: 12,720. Language: English. Published: January 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Australia & New Zealand, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Epistemology
The settlement of Australia and New Zealand were among the most ambitions experiments in social engineering ever attempted. But the hundreds of thousands of ordinary people who made it happen are often absent from the standard histories. This is my case for including ordinary people in national history throught an emerging genre of history known as the ‘new history from below’.
The Art of Mind
Price: Free! Words: 3,230. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Aesthetics
A look at false consciousness as having either positive or negative ends depending on what one wishes to do with it. Focus is the creative potential of false premise and false logic. Overall the idea came to mind of "looking for rain in a cloud" such that many academics purport clarity yet rather like following the raindrops up and gazing into the sky they become drawn into the cloud.
Encuentren el tesoro en su interior: Enseñanzas de la Maestra Seon Daehaeng
Price: Free! Words: 6,810. Language: Spanish. Published: January 12, 2015 by Hanmaum Publications. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Zen, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Colección de las preguntas frecuentes que la gente le hizo a la Maestra Seon Daehaeng en las reuniones de Dharma y las respuestas que ella dio. Este ejemplar trata cuestiones básicas como: «por qué la vida se siente vacía, cómo llegar a ser una persona más espiritual, por qué la vida parece injusta y la pregunta de las existencias pasadas».
Scourge III: Thriving in the Age of Austerity
Price: Free! Words: 42,120. Language: English. Published: January 11, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
I really love the succinct way you write about living positively regardless of the circumstances of your life. Believing in the new age prosperity thinking (along with some bad luck) led me down a bigtime abyss of depression to the point of contemplating suicide. Thankfully that is behind me now. I made a mistake, and now truly value the power of realism and living positively. -- Kathy
Philosophical Works 2010-2014
Price: Free! Words: 57,290. Language: English. Published: January 9, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
The following is a collection of works that I have written that address a wide range of topics, including politics, economics, philosophy, morality and more.
Scourge I: The Demise of Critical Thinking in the Age of The Secret
Price: Free! Words: 42,770. Language: English. Published: January 2, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Psychology » Mental health, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / existentialism
This installment argues that "The Secret" is emblematic of the greater social milieu we are finding ourselves in at this time. For this reason I isolated it as a particularly good example of how similar frauds are conveyed. It shows how easily we may unknowingly give away our power to quacks and con-men. That's if we fail to think critically, instead to abandon our sanity to reckless delusion.
The Meaning of Life: An Examination of Purpose
Price: Free! Words: 26,460. Language: English. Published: December 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
“What is the meaning of life?” Can we answer such a monumental question with the limited knowledge we have, and does the question even have an answer in the first place? The answer to both questions is "yes." There are certain and universal answers to the question, and we can provide these answers based on what we know about the world. Or so this book argues.
Dimensions of Arthur C. Clarke
You set the price! Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 17, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Space Science, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Criticism
Sir Arthur C. Clarke invented Satellite communications and wrote some of the best science fiction of the 20th century. He also wrote about his passion, scuba diving, having lived most of his life in Sri Lanka, where the diving is good. From there, he fought with humane intelligence against the insanity of the Cold War, and for the “spiritual” evolution of humanity, until his death in 2008.
Why A Hindu Can't Be An Atheist
Price: Free! Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: December 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This is an age where religion is an oft discussed subject. Any discussion on Hinduism has to be based on two pillars - that of its concept of God and Moksha, based on the idea of life after death and rebirth. When you go through this book you will understand the fact that a true Hindu can never be an Atheist.
Your God Is Too Small: 50 Essays on Life, Love, and Liberty Without Religion
Price: Free! Words: 89,760. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2014 by Armin Navabi. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
These articles present the real thoughts and feelings of everyday average atheists. For billions of people around the globe, god and religion are the biggest things in their lives. But a small minority of us look out into the universe and see something so amazing that it could not possibly be the work of these tiny imagined gods.
Pollen Grains
Price: Free! Words: 2,410. Language: English. Published: December 9, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics
Pollen Grains consists of 28 poems dealing with growth and transformation. It is thought provoking as well as entertaining. Palul starts with detail and moves to the general, invoking those ideas that are transcendent.
The Philosophy of Evolution
Price: Free! Words: 118,330. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and 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.
The Philosophy of Religion
Price: Free! Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: December 8, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The material in this book is a transcription of a series of twelve lectures presented by Rod Hemsell at Savitri Bhavan in Auroville, India. With broad brush strokes highlighted with interesting and intricate detail, Rod paints a rich historical portrait illustrating the evolution of philosophical thought and its impact on religious doctrine which extends over a twenty-four hundred year span.
Sri Aurobindo and the Logic of the Infinite
Price: Free! Words: 105,710. Language: American English. Published: December 3, 2014 and represented by Auro e-Books. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Metaphysics, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Essays
About this book, the author, Rod Hemsell says, “Most of these essays were collected in 2003, a few recent ones have been added to this edition in the sections on philosophy and mantra, but obviously the earliest already contain the same basic insights that underlie the more systematic studies that I have done since 2008, after reading Sri Aurobindo for forty years.”
Reflections and Contemplations
Price: Free! Words: 4,500. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Inspirational, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
In depth, expressive observations with a minimum combination of words, loaded with thought provoking meaning.
Golden Age Essays IV
You set the price! Words: 51,450. Language: English. Published: November 27, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Methodology
The 4th book in my essay collections. These are more strident, political and controversial. The goal is to improve the life of the world. Some opposition should be expected. Lust eats at many hearts. Rather than self-interest, enlightened or not, selfish desire overwhelms them.
Bhagavad Gita - Pure - A Comprehensive Study without Sectarian Contamination
Price: Free! Words: 120,430. Language: English. Published: November 24, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu
This book is a comprehensive study of Srimad Bhagavad Gita with each verse translated and explained separately. Meaning of all Sanskrit words is also provided. In this book one can find the essence of Gita explained in simple language - Saurabh.
Sri Guru and His Grace
Price: Free! Words: 43,430. Language: British English. Published: November 15, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Hindu, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Hinduism
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Sri Guru and His Grace is a compilation of informal talks given by Srila Bhakti Raksak Sridhar Dev-Goswami Maharaj about approaching the spiritual master. He expertly describes the nature of this relationship, the different types of gurus, the necessity of guru and what is required of the disciple.