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The 1% Mindset: Nietzsche, the Noble Spirit, and Why Low Pay is Good
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,970. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
Why is it that people give up on their self-help? Oliver McCann shows how spiritual quests often miss out a necessary tough-mindedness. He shows how ethics limit our imagination for cruelty right at the moment when economic austerity demands it. He draws on Friedrich Nietzsche to explain how the noble spirited can resume their self-help and create new values for themselves and the world.
To and From God: A Memoir of Finding and Losing Faith
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,740. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism
To and From God is one man's spiritual journey from "Churchie" Anglican schoolboy to agnostic environmental activist. In this refreshingly honest spiritual memoir, geography teacher and orienteering enthusiast Robin Simson explores philosophy, scientific thought, theology, and environmental principles and pits his long-held Christain ideals against secular humanism, Gaia theory, and ethics.
The Pith of Life: Aphorisms in Honor of Liberty
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 13,090. Language: English. Published: July 3, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Quotations, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
This book contains a collection of aphorisms grouped into six sets of topics, all related to the overarching topic of liberty and useful in highlighting its various facets. Its central idea is the conviction that the message of liberty – the pith of our life – is particularly well suited to be conveyed through aphorisms, a literary form that, at its best, is as pithy as it is lively.
14 Convictions to Honor
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 4,090. Language: English. Published: June 21, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / Success
Do you transform your beliefs into actions? If you do, this book can teach you how to better honor your convictions; if you don't, this book can show you how to honor your convictions in the first place.
Ten Philosophy Ideas Everyone Should Know
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic
Philosophy is the study of many things. Reality, nature, ethics, God, to name but a few. This book is a short introduction to some key ideas of philosophy.
When Mothers Become Murderers
Price: Free! Words: 10,390. Language: English. Published: June 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology
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The most evil and cold-blooded murderers in the world must surely be the mothers who kill their unwanted children in the name of abortion. According to the Vedic scriptures, such heartless mothers who are equal to witches should be sent to the gallows and hung for the crime of infanticide.
Oaths: Mandatory or Voluntary?
Price: $4.50 USD. Words: 25,640. Language: American English. Published: May 12, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » History » American, Nonfiction » Law » Conflict of Laws
Many people are deceived into thinking that Oaths are mandatory, yet the United States Supreme Court keeps ruling that forced oaths are abhorrent. Americans hold the truth that all men are created equal. But an oath, like a salute, is only given to superiors. Swearing an oath is a confession that you are no longer equal.
The Future of Foreign Trade Support: Setting Global Standards for Export Credit and Political Risk Insurance
Series: Global Policy e-books, Book 3. Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 76,890. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate finance, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business ethics
How will government support for foreign trade look like in the future? Will global standards for export credit and political risk insurance become reality by 2020? And how will strict rules and regulations for officially supported export credits and FDI regarding ethics, human rights and the environment impact growth through trade in general, or exporters in particular?
Speciesism: Why It Is Wrong and the Implications of Rejecting It
Price: Free! Words: 27,490. Language: English. Published: May 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
This book shows why speciesism is wrong, and examines the implications of rejecting it. By doing so, we see more than a few ways in which our behavior and attitudes should change, and change profoundly. "Magnus Vinding makes a compelling case for a moral revolution in human behaviour toward nonhuman individuals." — David Pearce, author of 'The Hedonistic Imperative'.
Morality Defined
Series: Defined. Price: Free! Words: 14,190. Language: English. Published: April 30, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Logic, Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Personal Growth / General
Morality today is commonly misunderstood by appealing to some authority which dictates right from wrong with no clear litmus test. It’s time to end the suffering. If we are going to leave a better world for our children, then we need to leave better children for the world. So we should lead by example and be the change we want to see in the world.