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Finding Happiness in a Society Full of Narcissism
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 19,370. Language: English. Published: August 30, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Social psychology, Nonfiction » Psychology » Psychological disorders
The book identifies the most common error made in today's society that causes people to be unhappy. Despite an unremittingly hedonistic pursuit of instant gratification, the deep and satisfying glow of real happiness still can’t be achieved. However, this book shows how small changes to an individual's behaviour can have massive positive effects that lead to true happiness.
Sophronismos - The Rise of Alcibiades
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,890. Language: English. Published: July 22, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy, Fiction » Historical » General
A book about philosophy and historical fiction that explores the life of Socrates and his associates during the middle period of his life. It was during this time that Athens and all of Greece was in turmoil, and the father of western philosphy underwent a significant transformation.
On The Silent Wings of Freedom
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: Unknown language. Published: April 12, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Mysticism, Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
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One way to describe this book is The Tao of Physics meets The Philosphers stone and Don Juan. This book covers the authors experiences in mysticism, spiritual alchemy and Zapotec Nahualism from a very young age to the present. A span of over forty years. The first section of deals primarily with the spiritual and psycological aspects of mysticism while the second deals with the history and science
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.
Lucky In Cyprus: A True Story ABout A Boy, A Teacher, An Earthquake, Some Terrorists And The CIA
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 167,010. Language: English. Published: January 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » History » Biography
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Lucky In Cyprus is a coming-of-age story set in the Middle East during the height of the Cold War. An American teenager – son of a CIA operative – is inspired by grand events and a Greek Cypriot teacher. He witnesses earthquakes and riots and terrorist attacks, but in the end it is his teacher’s gentle lessons that keep him whole.
Understanding Plato: 'The Symposium'
Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,810. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This guide examines Plato's discussion of love in The Symposium. It covers all the speeches, culminating in Alcibiades's drunken homage to Socrates, and explores the moral dimensions Plato attaches to love, as well as key concepts such as Common and Heavenly love.
In The Realm of Inorganic Beings
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 73,370. Language: English. Published: December 1, 2010. Categories: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Spiritual awakening
Brian Johnston takes us on a mind bending trip spanning over forty years of involvement with mysticism. His was a quest to know the truth about the nature of reality through transcendental meditation the teachings of Don Juan and by becoming a Rosicrucian Illuminati. He delves deeply into the subject of reincarnation and the negative associations that mankind has with the demonic inorganic beings