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The Role of Productivity in Community Success: The Jesuit-Guaraní Cultural Confluence
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Price: Free! Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: July 20, 2013. Category: Essay » Sociology
This historical essay, drawn from the deepest jungles of Uruguay in South America, examines the creation of a flourishing culture and economy that lasted for almost two centuries. It explores the guided development of a virtuous web of social and economic controls that mixed the philosophy of Catholic Jesuits with the traditions of the native Guaraní peoples. Suggests application to our times.
Good vs Good: Why the 8 Great Goods are behind every good (and bad) decision
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 69,440. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2013 by North Star Books. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Management
This book is philosophy of the most practical kind. Based on six years of research in more than 20 cultures and involving over 3000 people, Good vs Good describes eight categories of Goods on which we all make our daily decisions. Each of us has our own almost unique prioritization of these goods—but it is an unspoken, unexamined order that makes our decisions erratic and unpredictable at times.
Masters of Life on Meaningful Living: Conversations between Tom, Guru Dick and Guru Harry
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Series: Conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry · Wisdom of Life and Living · Masters of Life. Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 11,980. Language: American English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Social
In this book, a young man, Tom, has conversations with Guru Dick and Guru Harry. In the conversations, the gurus offer contrasting views on what is meaningful living. The gurus finally give their own definitions on living a meaningful life. For those who are interested in meaningful living, this book offers a fresh perspective!
Little Cutie Poems
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Price: Free! Words: 8,200. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
A collection of poems dealing with Life, Love, Society, Religion, Depression, Drugs, Loneliness, and Politics.
Unfinished Glory Unedited Hope
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 2,350. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
It is the early 2000s, a time of great upheaval whether it be the coming of the new millennium, 9-11 or an ever growing gap between the world's Haves and Have Nots. Yet, through various journeys, the poet is uplifted by the constant discovery of earnestness, love and the unwillingness of good people to rest. The collection spans three years worth of work covering travels across 3 continents.
The Forest Awakes: Landscape and Imagery of Japan
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Price: $14.95 USD. Words: 81,940. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2013. Category: Fiction » Poetry » Asian poetry
A vivid, emotional trip throughout Japan is presented in this collection of haiku by author Kenneth Thomas with a Foreword written by Dr. Nakato Hiroshi, president of the Minneapolis Japanese School. In these three line, light verses you will be able to visualize Japan with fun, sensitive and intimate details of Japanese culture. This visual transit of Japan that will leave the reader enchanted.
Essays in Sociological Explanation
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Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 119,850. Language: English. Published: August 25, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Sociology
Smelser's much-referenced collection of writings on issues of sociological theory and practice--by one of the world's leading social scientists of the past half-century. This informative book is now republished in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books. Quality ebook formatting includes active TOC, linked chapter endnotes, and legible graphs and images from the original.
Rūta
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You set the price! Words: 12,480. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Rūta delves into the conscience of a secondary school teacher, optimistic and enthusiastic at the start of his career. He falls in love with his tutor group, one of whom, Rūta, a new arrival from Lithuania, seems to him a perfect student. He fixates on what she represents, as the reality of modern schools saps his energy and weakens his resolve.
There is No Right to Rule
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 70,040. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » History » Social history
Everyone believes there's some authority that has a right to rule. But where did this idea originate. What if it can be proven that all authority is assumed under notions that we are told are legitimate? This book investigates the idea of authority and evidences how an elite group has always ruled. I evidence when slavery was abolished those compensated were the slave owning political class.
THE CONCEPT OF LOVE
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Price: Free! Words: 20,560. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Life / General
The solutions to all problems facing mankind are all encoded in a single commandment called love. ‘THE CONCEPT OF LOVE’ unravels the mystery of love and how it can be applied to solve all the problems we face as individuals and as a world.