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Encountering Hermes, On the Road in Greece by David Sheppard
Series: Essays, Book 2. Price: Free! Words: 2,580. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Travel » By region
This short essay describes a psychic experience I had while on an extended journey through Greece. The ancient Greeks viewed Hermes as the protector of travelers, but he was more than that. He was the complete existential experience. I seemed to lead a charmed existence during that journey, and when something did go wrong, it seemed to be for a reason.
Notes from Underground: A Cold War Missileer Goes Home by Paul Kijinski
Price: Free! Words: 6,400. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Military, Essay » Sociology(2.00 from 1 review)
The author, a missile launch control officer in the waning years of the Cold War, returns to his old Air Force unit in North Dakota. His goal is to learn firsthand how today's missileers are faring in the gray environment of the post-Cold War era.
Sirius Chasing the Pleiades, An Essay on Euripides' Iphigeneia at Aulis by David Sheppard
Series: Essays, Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 1,640. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Essays
This short essay addresses some of the opening text of Euripides' play Iphigeneia at Aulis. By investigating a couple of what appear to be throwaway lines, I found added meaning in the play, but I also came to realize how Euripides' genius at times lies deeply hidden in the subtext.
Short Articles on Current Affairs by Shashikant Nishant Sharma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,550. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political
This is a collection of articles on current affairs of national and international importance. The book contains many articles on urban planning, environmental sustainability and participatory governance which is rare to find in conventional magazines of current affairs. This book is intended for those who are in any manner related to the policy framing and policy implementation.
Essay: Heaven? Hell? by Don P. Bick
Price: Free! Words: 1,270. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Essay » Literature
Neither heaven nor hell exists, at least the versions spoken of, and believed in, by Christians. Life is not so simple, cut and dry. It is wonderfully grand, many times more beautiful than your wildest imagination! Do not fear that which does not exist in reality. Fear needs to give way to spiritual confidence and a just appreciation for the unfolding life of the human being.
Secret To Help Cure Diabetes, Cancer And All Diseases On Earth by CUONG NGUYEN KHAC, Sr
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 2,500. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology
All of them are the cause of cancer, diabetes, leukemia, patients with disabilities, infectious diseases, migraines…
How to Tell Team Differences: Edition 3 Management Research Resources by David Pollitt
Short research paper on how to identify the personal preferences of team members and how to use that information effectively in mentoring and team development
Transgender Marriage Rights in Texas by Victoria Stoklasa
Price: Free! Words: 3,130. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights(5.00 from 1 review)
From the author of SIGN IT INTO LAW and TO DIVIDE AND NOT CONQUER comes a previously unpublished essay considering the politics behind one of the most threatened civil rights in Texas. How long will the right for transgender people to marry last? Victoria Stoklasa presents three reasons why it might not last for very long.
Harvesting Organs by Jim Bowden
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 6,110. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Categories: Essay » Technology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Industries / pharmaceutical & biotechnology
Why should people be required to maintain the life of a child without a brain? Why should old people have new organs implanted in them? It is questions like these that are examined in this short book. The rationale, the costs, the societal implications, are all examined from the point of view of the average citizen who is being charged for the vast expansion of the health-care system.
ગીતા મંથન (Geeta Manthan) by Kishorelal Mashruwala
Price: Free! Words: 15,060. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 20, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Categories: Essay » Literature
આ જાતના આપણી નવી પેઢીના વાચકો મોટે ભાગે મૂળ `ગીતા' સંસ્કૃતમાં નહિ વાંચી શકે. તેમ `ગીતા'ના સળંગ અનુવાદમાં પણ એમને ઘણાખરાને રસ ન પડે તેવું બને. એવા લોકો `ગીતા'નો આસ્વાદ જેના વડે કરી શકે એવું એક ઉત્તમ પુસ્તક કિશોરલાલ મશરૂવાળાનું `ગીતામંથન' છે. This is an abridged version of the original book by Kishorelal Mashruwala. The abridged version covers 11 of 18 chapters.
БЛАЖЬ by Olga Tairowa
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,490. Language: Russian. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary, Essay » Literature
"Стояло уже которое по счету лето кризиса, пышно цвели розы. Вера и ее муж совершали прогулку, как и каждый вечер. Верин муж был немец. Они жили в уютном курортном городке на юге Германии, жили уже пятый год вместе, и казалось, знали друг друга вдоль и поперек, как знают друг друга люди, делящие изо дня в день стол, постель..." Жизнь была бы так спокойна. Если бы не произошло то, что произошло..
The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence by David Satterlee
Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / comparative
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.
Forever Guilty: Zeena Frome's Story by Maureen Hanigan
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,560. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Classics, Essay » Literature
Zeena Frome, long maligned wife of Ethan Frome, finally tells her own story. An eye opener for those who thought they understood all that there was to know about Edith Wharton’s classic novel.
Knowing Is Loving, The Similarities of Raja Yoga and Art by Bob Graham
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 7,790. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology
Becoming a yogi is probably a good example for any role of life, except the criminal, but the parallels with becoming a painter are particularly fun. Yoga, literally ‘union with God’ actually makes any endeavor better but then so does art. The craving for "newness" is in all of us. Usefulness is the most basic urge. "Knowing Is Loving" is about treating life in an honest way to achieve harmony.
The P2P Mode of Production by Grupo Cooperativo de Las Indias
Price: Free! Words: 6,430. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013 by Level Translation. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory, Essay » Business
Big industries have given us an ever-greater capacity to communicate and to produce goods. But, the more we use this capacity, the less we need big industries. This has thrown whole sectors of the economy into crisis. The answer to the crisis is understanding that knowledge is the new secret to success -- not secretive, proprietary knowledge, but knowledge that is shared openly in the commons.
Itho thannambikkai (இதோ… தன்னம்பிக்கை) by thannambikkai
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 5,580. Language: Tamil. Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Motivation and inspiration
இதுதான் தன்னம்பிக்கை… “தன்னம்பிக்கை உள்ள மனிதனின் வளர்ச்சியை யாரேனும் தடை செய்தால், ஏன்? தடைசெய்ய நினைத்தால்கூட போதும் அவன் முன்பைவிட மும்மடங்கு ஆற்றலோடு செயல்படத் தொடங்குவான். அவன் உள்ளத்தில் ஆற்றலின் ஊற்றுகள் பீறிட்டு எழும்பத் தொடங்கிவிடும். இதுவரை நிகழ்த்தாத சாதனைகளை எல்லாம் அவன் நிகழ்த்தியே தீருவான்”
અરધી સદીની વાચનયાત્રા ભાગ-3 (Ardhi Sadini Vachanyatra Vol 3) by Mahendra Meghani
Price: Free! Words: 186,580. Language: Gujarati. Published: July 18, 2013 and represented by Ekatra Foundation. Categories: Essay » Literature
‘અરધી સદીની વાચનયાત્રા’ના પહેલા ને બીજા ભાગની મળીને પોણો લાખ નકલો બેએક વરસ દરમિયાન છપાઈ છે. આ ત્રીજો ભાગ ઉમેરાતાં લગભગ 2,000 પાનાંનું વાચન ‘અરધી સદીની વાચનયાત્રા’માં સમાવેશ પામ્યું છે. ત્રીજા ભાગમાં કેટલાંક લખાણો વધુ લાંબાં પણ આપ્યાં છે. Ardhi Sadini Vachanyatra Vol 3 is part of 4 volume set comprises of selected works of hundreds of renowned Gujarati writers edited by Mahendra Meghani.