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The Virtual State and the Fall of Empires: Digital Rights Management, Virtual Rights, and the Decline of the Nation-State System
By Mychilo Cline
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 48,720. Language: American English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
We may use public policy and software design to address contemporary issues online today, extend constitutional rights into virtual space, and build a foundation for a digital society. Digital life, liberty, and happiness . . . .
Conventions of Thinking - An Introduction to Critical Thinking
By Douglas Patterson
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,410. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Teaching students how to think is an oft-stated goal among educators. Teachers deal with the rules of thinking in many ways; but their effort are not always systematic. In this book, I have presented the most important rules of critical thinking framed in terms of five branches of philosophy. This textbook includes numerous assignments and exercises that illustrate the various points in the text.
If God Worked Where You Do
By K. C. Boone, MSFE
Price: Free! Words: 51,940. Language: English. Published: February 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Consider the possible effects of having God work where you do and how the working environment might be different.
On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
By Jules Okapi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Category: Nonfiction
This essay embarks on a discussion of the current conceptions of individualism and identity in the United States, and how this gets warped in such a way as to actually reinforce conformity and compliance. Part of The Brain Trust series, by Jules Okapi, a series of philosophical and political essays.
The Figures
By Nigel Hems
Price: Free! Words: 4,990. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2013 by Ex-L-Ence Publishing. Category: Fiction
Haunting, perplexing Figures trouble an unnamed man, pulling at him with their eerie, magnetic presence. The exact nature and purpose of the Figures is unclear, but they have an insatiable desire to possess the man and direct him towards ever more secluded regions, until an agreement is made to borrow him ... but to what ends and where and to whom will it lead?
Relationships
By Jesus (AJ Miller)
Series: Love. Price: Free! Words: 3,250. Language: English. Published: February 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This ebook is a letter written by Jesus (AJ Miller) to various people on 23rd March 2005. In it Jesus provides guidelines in harmony with Divine Love on how to maintain loving personal relationships, he gives some practical examples, and he gives an introduction to soulmates.

Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Nicomachean Ethics and Politics
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 23,110. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
This book is one in a series that has been extracted in its entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s "Fundamentals of Western Philosophy". It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the moral and political ideas of Aristotle.
Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart Mill
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 34,930. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
John Stuart Mill is widely regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th-century. In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and principal ideas which are put forward in four of Mill’s most influential works: "On Liberty", "Considerations on Representative Government", "Utilitarianism", and "The Subjection of Women".
Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca
By M. James Ziccardi
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 32,090. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
In this book, M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: On the Shortness of Life On Anger On the Happy Life On Peace of Mind On Benefits On Clemency. Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".
Benny Kauff Baseball Phenom And Outcast
By Robert Grey Reynolds, Jr
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,180. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Benjamin Michael Kauff was a controversial major league centerfielder. He was only 5'8" but possessed tremendous hitting power, especially to right field in the old New York Polo Grounds. Heralded as the "Ty Cobb of the Federal League", he signed with the NY Giants in 1916.. Benny's career ended prematurely in 1920, after he was banished from baseball by Commissioner Kennesaw Mountain Landis.