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Donald Trump and Brexit: Misguided Rebellion
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 11,000. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » Social Science » Conspiracy theories
The election of Donald Trump and Britain's vote to leave the European Union both followed two of the most negative, divisive campaigns in living memory. Moreover they are both symptomatic of a wider problem: nobody trusts experts anymore and truth itself is now seen as a conspiracy to keep the people down. We explore the psychology behind these disturbing new ways of thinking.
Deist Check Off List
Price: Free! Words: 9,670. Language: English. Published: September 1, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Theology, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
A compendium of reasons to affirm God. I use old arguments from prior essays with new material. I show logic supports the infinite, the immaterial nature of consciousness. I attack assertions that belief in God produces evil. I start with the metaphysical, go to math and logic, to consciousness and to sociology.
Bee Wise
Price: Free! Words: 8,570. Language: English. Published: January 23, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / Social Issues
You have to move home in just a few days. There are a dozen places to choose from and you have six criteria to consider. Bees have evolved a strategy for solving problems that are just too complex to crack individually. God used similar strategies with Jesus on the cross. Could we learn from God and bees in dealing with complex problems such as climate change? This book shows that we can and how.
Notes From the Autopsy of God
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,270. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Religious, Fiction » Science fiction » General
And as the Grand Pathologist clambered this way and that over the remains of God he made curious utterances which were recorded for Posterity (whether she wanted them or not).
Religion, Language, Narrative and the Search for Meaning
Price: Free! Words: 56,630. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Atheism/Agnosticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion
This is a book about religion from a secular standpoint which nevertheless takes its subject seriously. Contrary to some secularists I don't think religion is likely to disappear any time soon. I try to develop a way of thinking about religion, using two main clues: language and narrative. Narrative is how most religious people encounter their religions, because humans are story-telling animals.
Totality Beliefs and the Religious Imagination
Price: Free! Words: 55,940. Language: English. Published: October 26, 2009. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Psychology of Religion, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Eastern mysticism
There is a widespread notion that belief is a good thing, but in this book the author argues that freeing oneself from all belief systems can bring a huge sense of relief. He illustrates this by describing his own experience of a Roman Catholic upbringing followed by eleven years' experience of Transcendental Meditation, before arriving at a position of metaphysical naturalism.