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RELIGION: A MOSAIC By Louis Hammann
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Can we say of Religion what the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy said of Economics: It is not one homogeneous enterprise? If so, then what is religion as a plural phenomenon? Should we... More > understand religious traditions as carriers of revealed truth in the current age of empirical science? Or should we appreciate the power of the human imagination to satisfy our curiosity? Can human ingenuity reconcile the psychological and historical biases of religious traditions? Can we see them as both individual and communal realities? I propose to understand religious traditions under the rubric of a metaphor. They are mosaics, subtle designs of human experiences—designs that have emerged from the human struggle of coping with the constant impulse to make sense of life. Human ingenuity is capable of creating counter-cultural communities that persist as chains of memory. Their historical function is celebrating relationships that define our destiny and who we are.< Less
RELIGION: A MOSAIC By Louis Hammann
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Can we say of Religion what the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy said of Economics: It is not one homogeneous enterprise? If so, then what is religion as a plural phenomenon? Should we... More > understand religious traditions as carriers of revealed truth in the current age of empirical science? Or should we appreciate the power of the human imagination to satisfy our curiosity? Can human ingenuity reconcile the psychological and historical biases of religious traditions? Can we see them as both individual and communal realities? I propose to understand religious traditions under the rubric of a metaphor. They are mosaics, subtle designs of human experiences—designs that have emerged from the human struggle of coping with the constant impulse to make sense of life. Human ingenuity is capable of creating counter-cultural communities that persist as chains of memory. Their historical function is celebrating relationships that define our destiny and who we are.< Less
Mosaic Tile Art for Beginners By Hugo Warner
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The use of tiny mosaic tiles or blocks to create works of art is an ancient craft that is becoming ever more popular in the present age. As an art form it can have great depth, variety and freedom of... More > expression – but best of all, it is a skill that can be aquired by anyone, with only a minimum of instruction..... Scroll up... and click on "Buy Now" to deliver almost instantly to your iPad or other reading device.< Less
Melissa's Mosaic Guide By Melissa Miller
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A Detailed Guide to Making Pique Assiette Mosaics Using Broken China, Found Objects, Vintage Jewelry, and Treasures from Your World. Create treasure boxes, garden art, bird nest bowls, mosaic tables,... More > and more. Enhance your creativity, make use of your old cast-off treasures, and have fun!< Less
The Blackbird Chronicles Book Four: Mosaic By BC Wesley
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On the planet Morphious the lost pilots from the Blackbird begin an adventure that takes them on a journey that introduces new allies and even greater enemies. At the same time, Admiral Nelson... More > Little leads a strike force to investigate the rumors of abandoned Workers left behind on Workorano. No such endeavor could be accomplished without suffering consequences as another new enemy makes itself known. Between the Liberation League and the rulers of Morphious, it was beginning to look as if the Zytron Alliance may turn out to be the least of the Treaty Worlds' worries. Join the adventure as all these different tales come together to create a mosaic of incredible imagination.< Less
The Art Of Guitar Making By Andrew Allan
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The Art of Guitar Making - I was given my first guitar when I was in my mid teens but I didn’t really start playing it properly until I was in my early thirties and that was when I first... More > started to look at how guitars are made. I got accepted to study Stringed Instrument Making at Anniesland College in Glasgow (Scotland). During those 2 years I was given the opportunity to develop a greater understanding of the history, science, and practice of making musical instruments. These 3 project books (gathered together here in this one volume) were written in the evenings while I was at college to help me with remembering the various processes I was learning each day and also to take note of any mistakes I made along the way. Hope you enjoy reading them.< Less
OTREC-TT-480 By Rob Zako
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How can public entities make sustainable transportation decisions? After providing a context for transportation evaluation, this report outlines a three-part process: framework, measurement, and... More > decision-making. Various methods for aggregating measurements are summarized: benefit-cost analysis (BCA), least-cost planning (LCP), multi-attribute utility analysis (MUA), etc. The authors recommend a pragmatic triple-bottom-line TBL framework based on a set of general principles: (1) Reflect values, goals and objectives; (2) Quantify direct costs and benefits; (3) Identify other major costs and benefits; (4) Identify who benefits and who pays; (5) Develop rough estimates, but highlight uncertainties; (6) Help policymakers to balance priorities; (7) Integrate TBL methods into decision-making; and (8) Monitor outcomes. The report concludes that TBL is a good framework for evaluating transportation investments and should be incorporated into all phases of decision-making.< Less
OTREC-TT-480 By Rob Zako
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How can public entities make sustainable transportation decisions? After providing a context for transportation evaluation, this report outlines a three-part process: framework, measurement, and... More > decision-making. Various methods for aggregating measurements are summarized: benefit-cost analysis (BCA), least-cost planning (LCP), multi-attribute utility analysis (MUA), etc. The authors recommend a pragmatic triple-bottom-line TBL framework based on a set of general principles: (1) Reflect values, goals and objectives; (2) Quantify direct costs and benefits; (3) Identify other major costs and benefits; (4) Identify who benefits and who pays; (5) Develop rough estimates, but highlight uncertainties; (6) Help policymakers to balance priorities; (7) Integrate TBL methods into decision-making; and (8) Monitor outcomes. The report concludes that TBL is a good framework for evaluating transportation investments and should be incorporated into all phases of decision-making.< Less
Hand Fabricated Origami Paper By K. Dianne Stephens
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Whether you are looking for a crisp translucent paper, leather like texture, a mosaic, fiber or a color that simply can not be found, now you can have the perfect paper for your design. Inside you... More > will find clear step by step instructions with full color photos for creating beautiful Origami paper - simply. Unlike making paper from scratch, this is a value added treatment for paper using common materials to produce pliability, texture, color and other qualities. The paper may be used over and over again. No exotic materials are necessary. This book is perfect for taking your Origami designs to the next level.< Less
Sacred Geometry Design Sourcebook - Universal Dimensional Patterns By Bruce Rawles
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This 256 page resource has 221 full page black and white "line art" graphic images. The ready-to-use templates teach by "whole brain" play and creative exploration, with over 1300... More > smaller images surrounding the central full page image on each page, providing examples of countless variations for the creative explorer of this art form and science. In addition to a large collection of 2-dimensional patterns, a "coloring book for kids of all ages", there are 27 3-dimensional "fold-up" patterns which make it easier than ever before to create exquisite shapes revered by pioneers such as Plato, Pythagoras, and Leonardo daVinci. There is a brief introductory section on the philosophical perspective of universal proportions and symbols. The book also has extensive tables, World Wide Web links and bibliographic references for those whose interest and curiosity has been sparked by the hands-on, experiential majority of the book. It is a reference for serious students of geometry and its omnipresent purpose.< Less