This autobiographical account is the author's second work, which traces his growth to becoming the Undercover Messiah. Upon hitting rock bottom after his 1983 suicide attempt while an incoming... More > Georgetown law school student, our hero began his redemption as an English literature student of his favorite University of Hawaii professor in the spring of 1984.
Believing he had "answered the free will question" while analyzing Thomas Hobbes' Leviathan, Taba set in motion an immense conspiracy leading to an involuntarily mental hospitalization in Kekela, the mental ward of Queen's Hospital.
After his discharge, our hero regained his messianic cajones 17 years later, attempting a heroic rescue of an unknown female admirer who, in actuality, was witness to his suicide attempt after she had followed him to Georgetown. As a matter of fact, they had first met as children, both being groomed for the other, the girl told of all this, while our boy hero was being covertly trained for his role as Undercover Messiah.< Less
On November 12, 1960, the author was the single birth worldwide. He would be guided to his destiny as Undercover Savior for his entire life. The Rogue Messiah was unaware of this conspiracy until he... More > was "tricked" into Kekela, Queen's Hospital's mental ward. When his unethical psychiatrist prescribed harsh medications for him, the enlightened author objected initially, but eventually acceded. That was in May 1984, when the hero was recovering from a suicide attempt at Georgetown law school in 1983. What he did not know was that a special admirer of his had followed him there from Hawaii -- she was the only birth during her own miraculous delivery. She tried to prevent him from jumping out of his apartment, but he ran to the roof and jumped, landing 18 floors down. Given an exhaustive set of setbacks and failures, our hero is unable to link with his admirer for many decades -- but does not surrender.< Less
This book is the author's eighth book; he compares the varied character of free choice: egoist (objectivism), utilitarianism, altruism, and his creation; egoistic altruism. In this evaluation, he is... More > able to present his perspective of philosophy. Author Stuart N. Taba uses 4 writer's works to frame his exposition: Ayn Rand, Adam Smith, George Price, and Dan Millman. He does not simply rehash these writings, but uses them to reinforce his own composition.< Less
Our Interconnected Journey exhorts readers to become enlightened simply by being selfless--unselfish. The writer borrows the work of Susan Santucci (Pathways to the Spirit), SQuire Rushnell (When... More > God Winks At You), and Joseph Campbell (1985-86 Bill Moyers interview) to frame his own work, which reflects on his perception of his own enlightened selflessness.< Less