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Science and the Citizen By Marco Mamone Capria
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This collection of essays comes from the international project “Science and Democracy”. It offers an examination of several controversial issues, within and about science, of wide-ranging... More > social relevance. A partial list runs as follows: the role of scientific technology in shaping our life; the influence of corporations on contemporary medicine; grass-roots activism and new technologies; environmental constraints on economical growth; the HIV/AIDS controversy; the Wakefield trial and the MMR vaccine-autism link; the organ transplant ideology and business; the debate on the terrorist attacks in USA of September 11, 2001; the role of whistleblowers in science; etc. - Contributions by J. Barretto Bastos Filho, H. Bauer, M. Brown, M. C. Danhoni Neves, F. Fabbri, P. Ghisellini, S. Lang, A. Liversidge, C. Loré, M. Mamone Capria, R. Maruotti, D. Mastrangelo, S. Maurano, M. Mazzucco, D. Rasnick, S. Siminovic, S. Ulgiati, M. Walker.< Less
Universal Citizen By David Invictus
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Awakening in a world vastly different than his own, Dorian Braune soon realizes his role in an intergalactic prophecy. An uncertain destiny before him; he is powerless, yielding to the relentless... More > pull of fate in an adventure that transforms a curious abductee into a Savior.< Less
Universal Citizen By David Invictus
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Awakening in a world vastly different than his own, Dorian Braune soon realizes his role in an intergalactic prophecy. An uncertain destiny before him; he is powerless, yielding to the relentless... More > pull of fate in an adventure that transforms a curious abductee into a Savior.< Less
Citizen Class 5 By Loron-Jon Stokes
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In the 146th year of the rule of the Machine, Novian Slaver is sentenced to become 'Citizen Class 5'. This final judgement is the result of a brutal life and one which has been served within a void... More > of caring. A life awash with the System's tolerated vices, such as those of recreational drug use and violence. Join the struggle to find humanity within a class system which is devoid of justice. Embedded within the system's hierarchy and rules Novian soon finds himself powerless to enact change, and in a desperate cycle of violence and corruption.< Less
CITIZEN: Mars Colony By Flavio Olcese
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Sam Morgan stumbled upon the application while surfing the Internet. Was this for real? Ten positions had opened up for the first manned colony on Mars. Follow the life of a regular guy as he gets... More > ready for the trip of a lifetime. From the application, through training, the trip, the life on the colony and the eventual return to his home planet.< Less
CITIZEN: Mars Colony By Flavio Olcese
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Sam Morgan stumbled upon the application while surfing the Internet. Was this for real? Ten positions had opened up for the first manned colony on Mars. Follow the life of a regular guy as he gets... More > ready for the trip of a lifetime. From the application, through training, the trip, the life on the colony and the eventual return to his home planet.< Less
Citizen of Atlas - Second Edition By Brad Johnson
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Imagine visiting a whole other world twenty years in the future each time you go to sleep at night. This is the story of Ethan Danes: A paranoid doomsday fear mongerer whose life is about to change... More > forever. Through his own personal journal, Ethan documents his experiences exploring a futuristic city that is completely devoid of the monetary system, corruption and fear. Through this experience, Ethan meets his guide that takes him on a tour throughout the city. A beautiful young woman named Anica. Ethan sees first hand how evolved the human race has become as they merged together through a greater higher consciousness. Surprises await Ethan that literally go beyond his wild imagination. Experiences that will bring him into a level of understanding he never would of thought possible through the splendor of Atlas City.< Less
Rights and Responsibilities of Legal Non-citizens By Michael Font
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Brief general argument for non-citizen voting.
Elementary Metaphysics: An Intro to the Exciting World of the Unseen for the 21st Century World Citizen By Marcel Kwedi
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"Metaphysics is not religious, but not atheist.", "The Law of Attraction is more faithful than Mathematics.", "Everything moves according to a purpose: a purpose determined... More > solely by the observing consciousness.", "Every time you experience pain, you are resisting. [...] if you stop resisting, you start loving, [...] it is called happiness.", are some few quotes from the book. Elementary Metaphysics initially started as a collection of articles on the subject of Metaphysics. However with the overflow of thoughts and ideas, it became imperative to the author to gather them into a book. Every single word in this book has been written from inspiration, for inspiration. Elementary Metaphysics summarizes more than 5,000 pages of quality writings in the subject of Mysticism, Metaphysics and Mind Science, that have been produced since the beginning of time.< Less
Liberation Science: Putting Science to Work for Social and Environmental Justice By Steven H. Emerman et al.
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Liberation Science is the practice of using the knowledge and methods of science to solve the social and environmental problems faced by the poor. Liberation Science can address these problems... More > because it has been freed from the flawed scientific paradigms that are linked to the flawed social paradigms of nationalism and capitalism. Three themes of Liberation Science are: 1) The definition of an ecosystem becomes both more expansive and more holistic to include humans, cultural practices, and the built environment, together with the possibility that an ecosystem could mimic the behavior of a single organism. 2) The logic and methods of science are made available to ordinary people, empowering them to understand the ecologies of their own communities. 3) Science becomes open to complementary philosophical approaches that draw upon cultural and spiritual traditions of particular regions or communities.< Less