Books tagged: individualism

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On Individualism and Conformity: Borat, Wall Street and the Problem with Cults
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,090. Language: English. Published: February 12, 2013 by White Sun Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » American philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
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 Asylum - A Personal View of Organizational Lunacy
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 29,150. Language: English. Published: February 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy
The view of the world I call my own was born out of the American experience. Freedom is the prized attribute in the American experience, a declaration of independent thinking. Feel the experiences that have shaped my world and then think about your own experiences. This book is designed to make each reader think.
Entitlements - An Economics Primer
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 85,060. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Economics / theory
This book is designed for a teenage and young adult audience. It discusses economics on a very basic level. I define wealth broadly and focus on the role of the tribe in the acquisition and defense of property. I take issue with individualists who claim that they have amassed their fortunes with no help from others. I urge American youth to consider what a valuable asset their U.S. citizenship is.
The Value of Suicide
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 110,550. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2012 by Gegensatz Press. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / Humanism
The main point is to argue that suicide ought not automatically to be seen as an expression of despair, but that some people have non-despondent, creative, altruistic, unselfish, or advantageous reasons for doing themselves in. The ancients knew this. Our culture has lost this insight in the meantime. Luft wants to recover it.
Takers Economy : An Inquiry into Illegal File Sharing
Price: Free! Words: 48,060. Language: English. Published: September 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays, Nonfiction » Computers and Internet » Social aspects / general
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Takers Economy proposes an alternative look at illegal file sharing in light of the role of art in society, and in the context of the oneness of all beings and things.
Notes Towards a New Age
Series: Ed Ramsey's Philosophy, Book 1. Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 212,180. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Essays
Ed Ramsey is a blue collar philosopher who has been living, working and writing, and developing his personal philosophy for 37 years. He refers to his philosophical approach as Mavellonialism, the art and science of sophisticated self-development, whereby the individual cultivates his or her beliefs. This philosophy is amenable to the needs of every individual, man or woman, rich or poor.
The World Is Never Enough: A Journey to the Heart of 21st Century Human
Price: Free! Words: 9,140. Language: English. Published: May 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Inspiration » Personal inspiration, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Contemporary philosophy
A look beneath the skin of the modern-day individual: an attempt to understand their struggles and their meaning.
Faith, Freedom, and Modernity: Christianity and Liberalism in the Nineteenth Century
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 175,350. Language: English. Published: February 13, 2011 by Acton Institute. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christianity
Anyone who believes that democratic freedom and Christian morality are necessarily opposed to one another should find Professor Jan Klos’ book of great interest. Beginning with a careful study of 19th century liberalism, Klos shows how liberalism—understood as political freedom, individualism, and progress...
The Quite Possibly Near Death of Hurol Davelrish: Part Three in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Fantasy » Epic
When an arrogant stuntman, Hurol Davelrish, has a seizure during a stunt, he finds himself in the kingdom of Scalter, a land in which he is king, but which is strangely ruled by a phantasmic man named Viscount Vaunt. Hurol meets a strangely kind friend, Grib, in the malevolent world, who tries to pull him back from the ledge of his pride - what will become of the much-admired stuntman?
The Polyglot's Nightmares: Part X½ in the Narrative of John of Origin
Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 60,080. Language: English. Published: January 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Science fiction » General
Fleeing a war and in search of himself, Ion finds himself residing in a number of strange caves, on the walls of which are written a strange language. He meets a woman who guides him through his state of being a refugee and is troubled by strange dreams that seem to incorporate the existence of the war, his love for the woman he has met and a sense of the divine.