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How People Make the World By Hans TenDam
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A road-map for world-citizens. This original and profound work maps the world's most pressing political issues around ten challenges. Uniquely, this work bridges the gap between individual action and... More > global issues. This work is written for politicians, administrators, journalists, and activists; for people in international agencies and associations; and most importantly, for every one of us who -- lucky enough to live in a democracy -- wants to act effectively and choose wisely. Subjects: • The Atlas Syndrome • How to Develop Civilization: From Confucius to Toynbee • Cruelty, Torture and Terror • Limits to Manageability • Depletion and Pollution of the Environment • Leisure and Unemployment in Post-Industrial Society • The Politics of Democracy • Injustice, Corruption and Revolt • Struggling Nations at Odds • Global Warfare • Global Emergencies • Nihilism • Road Maps for World Citizens. With a preface by the Secretary-General of the Club of Rome< Less
Women in China By Farrukh Khan
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Women in the People’s Republic of China have come a long way since the days when China was a feudal society based on the Confucius doctrine of the pre 1949 revolution age. Confucianism placed... More > women at a lower level in the society as compared to men and the society placed spatial prohibitions, segregations, seclusions and the binding of the feet on the female gender, requiring that they bow before the wishes of the men in their household. The revolution of 1949 finally brought to power a regime that has slowly but surely transformed the Chinese society, while working against great odds including an enormous population in a vastly spread out country which had limited resources to look after its people. This essay takes a look at the position of women in present day China.< Less
A Filmmaker's Journal By Sumner Glimcher
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After almost being killed during the Battle of the Bulge, and then as an interpreter, investigator and prosecutor in Military Government after the war sending NAZIs to Nuremberg, how does a Nuclear... More > Physics Major at Harvard, go from being an NBC Page to creating and directing NYU’s Department of Film, Video and Broadcasting, at its School of Continuing Education, one of the finest film schools on the east coast? And, along the way, making films about poverty in Latin America, “Confucius,” the settlement of the American Southwest, and the historic “Hiroshima-Nagasaki, August, 1945,” earning more than three dozen national and international awards, becoming a consultant to the President of Harvard, the United Nations and, for more than twenty years, the Government of Japan? And, during his spare time, being an expert lecturer on eleven luxury cruise ships?< Less
A Philosophical Approach - Theoretical By Garrison Clifford Gibson
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My informal essays with a theoretical approach. Descartes contemplated affirming existence from first principles; an epistemological investigation of self-awareness. Aristotle presented numerous... More > categories of classification of substance and logic. Socrates and Plato thought of the ideal state and of truth. They looked into what concepts are such as the good anticipating the utilitarian question. Individuals considered by others as philosophers have examined many of the same matters concerning individual actualization, language, government of the many and the way people interact phenomenally (e.g. Sartre’s Being and nothingness and Critique of Dialectical Reason). Confucius, Hobbes and Marx presented new social theories while Hume examined causality. Philosophers of history like Arnold Toynbee have considered recurrent social-historical cycles. Individuals of countless generations have inquired into the destiny of spirit, mind and matter that are considered to be essential elements of a human life.< Less
Have Faith in Love By John K. Brown
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HAVE FAITH IN LOVE asks the greatest questions ever posed: What is the meaning of life? Is there a god? How did the universe begin? What is the greatest secret? Is one religion best? Is religion... More > needed at all? Is there a soul? What happens after we die? HAVE FAITH IN LOVE consults the greatest minds of all time: Einstein, Gandhi, Jesus, King, Lennon, Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Sagan, Socrates, Jefferson, Confucius, Buddha, Mohammad, Shakespeare, Thoreau, Emerson, Lincoln, Rand, Hawking, Marley, Franklin and many others. HAVE FAITH IN LOVE gathers these greatest answers of philosophy, religion, science and spirituality and forms the greatest conclusion: one based upon LOVE. Read and discover the intimate details that are sure to surprise, challenge, inspire, and enlighten...< Less
Have Faith in Love By John Brown
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HAVE FAITH IN LOVE asks the greatest questions ever posed: What is the meaning of life? Is there a god? How did the universe begin? What is the greatest secret? Is one religion best? Is religion... More > needed at all? Is there a soul? What happens after we die? HAVE FAITH IN LOVE consults the greatest minds of all time: Einstein, Gandhi, Jesus, King, Lennon, Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Sagan, Socrates, Jefferson, Confucius, Buddha, Mohammad, Shakespeare, Thoreau, Emerson, Lincoln, Rand, Hawking, Marley, Franklin and many others. HAVE FAITH IN LOVE gathers these greatest answers of philosophy, religion, science and spirituality and forms the greatest conclusion: one based upon LOVE. Read and discover the intimate details that are sure to surprise, challenge, inspire, and enlighten...< Less
Rediscovering the Roots of Chinese Thought: Laozi’s Philosophy By CHEN Guying
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This book translates Lao Zhuang xinlun, a key work of contemporary Chinese. It offers a unique discussion of the Laozi, arguing—in contrast to standard Western scholarship—that the text... More > goes back to a single author and identifying him as an older contemporary, and even teacher, of Confucius. This places the Confucian Analects after the Laozi and makes the text the most fundamental work of ancient Chinese thought. Chen explores these debates regarding these points, providing evidence based on materials excavated from Mawangdui and Guodian. His book provides a fascinating documentation of contemporary Chinese arguments and debates previously unavailable in English. It is nothing less than a complete revision of the history of Chinese thought with Daoism as its major focus.< Less
The Voice of the Prophets: Wisdom of the Ages, Confucianism, Christianity, African Religions By Marilynn Hughes
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THE VOICE OF THE PROPHETS: WISDOM OF THE AGES, CONFUCIANISM, CHRISTIANITY, AFRICAN RELIGIONS: Including 'The Analects of Confucius,' 'The Great Learning,' 'The Doctrine of the Mean,' 'Ten Chapters of... More > Mencius,' 'Gnostic John the Baptizer,' 'The Gospel According to Matthew,' 'The Gospel According to St. John,' 'The First and Second Epistle of St. Paul to the Corinthians,' 'The Epistle of Paul to the Galatians,' 'The First and Second Epistle General of Peter,' 'The First, Second and Third General Epistle of John,' 'The Pastor of Hermas,' 'The First Epistle of Clement to the Corinthians,' 'St. John Chrysostom Instructions to Catechumens,' 'Homily Concerning Lowliness of Mind,' 'The Religious System of the Amazalu,' and 'Excerpts from 'At the Back of the Black Man's Mind,' The purpose of this series of texts is to compile the best of the better known and the least known of the ancient sacred texts. (Encyclopedia of Ancient Sacred Texts.)< Less
Have Faith in Love By John K. Brown
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HAVE FAITH IN LOVE asks the greatest questions ever posed: What is the meaning of life? Is there a god? How did the universe begin? What is the greatest secret? Is one religion best? Is religion... More > needed at all? Is there a soul? What happens after we die? HAVE FAITH IN LOVE consults the greatest minds of all time: Einstein, Gandhi, Jesus, King, Lennon, Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Sagan, Socrates, Jefferson, Confucius, Buddha, Mohammad, Shakespeare, Thoreau, Emerson, Lincoln, Rand, Hawking, Marley, Franklin and many others. HAVE FAITH IN LOVE gathers these greatest answers of philosophy, religion, science and spirituality and forms the greatest conclusion: one based upon LOVE. Read and discover the intimate details that are sure to surprise, challenge, inspire, and enlighten...< Less
Tao Te Ching: a guide to the interpretation of the foundational book of Taoism By Shantena Augusto Sabbadini
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The Tao Te Ching is the foundational text of Taoism. Traditionally considered the work of the 'Old Master', Lao Tzu, a senior contemporary of Confucius, this 2500 years old text is a poetic and... More > supremely concise formulation of some of humanity's highest wisdom. Revered as a basic book of spiritual guidance throughout Chinese history, it has become a beloved inspirational work in the West. The present work is meant to help the Western reader to penetrate the depth and subtlety of Lao Tzu's wisdom without requiring a knowledge of the Chinese language. Readers are offered a choice between various interpretations and are guided in non-technical terms to explore how they originate. More importantly, they are also offered the possibility to hold all the various resonances of the text simultaneously, just as a Chinese reader would, and thus access the original wealth of meaning in a way no ordinary translation could convey.< Less

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