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Designing Local: Revealing Our Truest Communities
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 16,140. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture, Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology / Urban
A revolution in placemaking begins now. We work too hard as urban planners and designers to settle for bland, mediocre places. Our work should be inspiring and creative. Your new day and your community’s reveal is a quick but powerful read away. Help your city, town or neighborhood extract its essence and showcase itself to the world.
We, the Citizens of the EU
Price: Free! Words: 9,750. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: May 30, 2014 by Statisti─Źni urad Republike Slovenije. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Statistics
The European Year of Citizens 2013 coincides with the 20th anniversary of the introduction of EU citizenship. Statisticians in Slovenia linked some statistical data to the rights people have as EU citizens in Europe without borders and compared the average resident of Slovenia to the average resident of the EU-27.
A Practical Manual for Grassroots Organizing and Simple Approaches to Neighborhood Improvements
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,340. Language: English. Published: December 3, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Activism, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Organizations & institutions
This manual is a practical guide to Grassroots Organizing, and Simple Approaches to Neighborhood Improvements. It is prepared to help citizens, governments, non-profits, sutudents, academic institutions, and community activists to build stronger and functional grassroots organizations dedicated to addressing neighborhood improvements. It also offer 8 simple steps for planning improvements.
Buddhism and Politics: Citizens, Politicians, and the Noble Eightfold Path
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,520. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Buddhism
Make politics a missions of peace. By following the tenets of the Noble Eightfold Path, citizens and politicians alike can change their thinking and their actions to follow a middle path. Critics are saying, "I urge you to read this book...you will benefit from it."
CDR: Freedom and Responsibility
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,010. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Freedom is hard. There are no rules or anything to help tell you what you should and shouldn't do – you know, because it's freedom and freedom means “no rules, no dues and no one in charge.” You have to figure everything out for yourself. Then, you have to make all the decisions yourself. And, if anything goes wrong you can't blame it on anyone else. You are responsible.
CDR: Government
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,290. Language: English. Published: July 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Government is not a big mystery. It is not even unique to us human beings. Wolves hunt in packs and caribou migrate in herds. Fish school. Even insects swarm and live in “colonies.” Why? 1) Protection from threats and harm 2) Acquiring the basic necessities of life It's not rocket science. It's nature. Leave it to human nature, though, to pervert it. But that would be poltics.
CDR: I, Citizen
Price: Free! Words: 4,410. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
The Citizen is one of the most powerful forces in the universe. Without Citizens, the map of the earth would be as borderless as the surface of the moon. Without Citizens, a government is just a bunch of empty buildings – you know, like a business without customers. Taking the Citizen out of the equation is like taking the speed of light out of Einstein's E = MC2 – No Energy, just Mass.
Doing Justice to Justice: Competing Frameworks of Interpretation in Christian Social Ethics
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,030. Language: English. Published: May 19, 2012 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Law » Legal theory
This monograph attempts to unravel the distinct applications of social justice, economic justice, and distributive justice in modern Christian social thought.
Adaptability, a Blessing or a Curse?
Price: Free! Words: 2,600. Language: English. Published: November 29, 2011. Categories: Essay » Sociology
This essay reveals how our brains adapt to painful situations by taking comfort in illusions. By finding fulfillment in beliefs and dreams, we have "normalized" a way of life that is not sustainable. Our eventual survival requires a way of life based on intimacy. Finding comfort in the moment, we would no longer be dependent on dreams, and thus also on the "truths" by which we hope to realize them
The Only Candle - Ten True Stories about Afghanistan
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 21,690. Language: English. Published: July 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Other biographies
We are all interested in the real Afghanistan. The Only Candle is a timely collection of ten gripping true stories, behind the scenes, that illustrate the miseries and atrocities suffered by a basically peaceful nation, invaded and overtaken by the Russians thirty years ago and still yoked today by a communist regime.