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Discipline Of Conferring With Allies - Promise Of Home Project Success! - Series No. 7 - (PHDMUSA)
Price: Free! Words: 8,170. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home networking
"Discipline Of Conferring With Allies" emphasizes the true extents to which your allies can and will assist towards perfecting your leverage in matters of home maintenance and improvement. Here, you are going to learn or be reminded of whom your allies (in this regard) are, and how they can be so useful towards enabling you to make the best possible home decisions, for best possible outcomes!
Snake Eyes & A Scratch-Off Ticket ...Or Born To Lose? - Series No. 6 [PHDMUSA]
Price: Free! Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: April 20, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home networking
There are lots of nice guys in residential contracting. Here, you are introduced to one with whom residents loved to strike up deals. But then, this "nice guy" was strongly reminiscent to "Houdini." Here, in "Snake Eyes & A Scratch-Off Ticket ... ...," you are going to witness how this incredible man worked his "magic" on quite a few private home decision makers in real life.
Are They Whom They Say They Are ...Or Something Else?! Series No. 5 [PHDMUSA]
Price: Free! Words: 5,790. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
Here, in "Are They Whom They Say They Are ... ... Or Something Else?," among a few important online precautions, I will prove to you the stark danger entailed in online contractor referral operations and online introduced "contractors" without first doing a thorough service validation or reputation check to ascertain if whether or not they are whom they are said to be or whom they say they are.
Successful Contract-Related Home Projects - Master The Process - Series No. 4 [PHDMUSA]
Price: Free! Words: 3,030. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2017. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Home remodeling
"Successful Contract-Related Home Projects - Master the Process" is for aggressively-oriented private home decision makers of America. These are the most successful residents in our country. Of course, this is with emphasis on those driven towards learning more and doing more to ensure that they do not waste time on nursing insignificant values when success of essential projects are at stake.
Displaced
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 22,040. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Science fiction » General
In the future computer enhancements are the only way to keep up with the pace of development and ever increasing work demands. When our character can't keep up he is removed from his job and his home and sent to a work camp outside the metro. His efforts at improving his work performance lead to the modification of an android work 'companion' and a near disaster which only makes things worse.
Hierarchy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,450. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Literature » Literary, Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias
Hierarchy explores our idolization of celebrities and chasing the latest consumer products. When the Guardians uncover an assassination plot, Tori's world collides with that of the Guardian protecting her, the average citizen who adores her and the businessman who makes the adoration possible. When everything is a competition, no one can be trusted.
Affluenza
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 1,240. Language: English. Published: January 1, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
This book is a work of fiction based on a true story of affluenza. This works defines affluenza as "a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more."
Psychopath Economics: Part 3 – History Repeating
Series: Psychopath Economics and how to defeat it. Pre-release—available May 7, 2017. Price: $4.99 USD. Language: British English. Categories: Essay » Sociology, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy
In the third of this four-part series, Peter Batt looks at how the elite – the 1% – is consolidating its control by manoeuvring societies into a state of dependancy. But humanity has been here before, and it’s a power-play that threatens our entire civilisation’s social and environmental foundations.
Living Much More through Buying Much Less
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 51,110. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » General self-help
Why do you buy the things you buy? Why do you keep the things you keep? How much better could your life be if you freed yourself from a lot of that stuff you're keeping? A new book, "Living Much More through Buying Much Less," addresses these questions in a particularly deep way, offering sensible methods for reducing your burden of possessions, and having a more profound experience of life.
All That Glitters
Price: Free! Words: 2,270. Language: English. Published: February 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Short stories
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Consumerism, capitalism, and self image: it's all wrapped up in a neat plastic package for us, isn't it? In this short story, a robot woman comes across a box of her old childhood parts. Nostalgia and regret mix as she contemplates how materialism affected her upbringing.