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Esalen's Resident Alien: Secular Sceptic in a Utopian Community By The Gestalt Legacy Project
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This is an interview of Seymour Carter by Ken Dychtwald at Esalen Institute.
Esalen's Resident Alien: Secular Sceptic in a Utopian Community By The Gestalt Legacy Project
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This is an interview of Seymour Carter conducted by Ken Dychtwald at Esalen Institute.
Community of Scholars By Mary A Agria
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Grief-stricken at the death of his wife and unborn child, Political Science Professor A. J. Ferinelli buries himself in his teaching and scholarly research...that is, until Math Instructor Sam... More > Pomerantz shows up accusing the Academic Dean of sexual harassment. Drawn into her quest for justice, A.J. finds himself caught up in a firestorm of intrigue, betrayal and violence that threatens to destroy the college and with it his faith in higher education itself as a community of learning. "Things change, stuff happens, death is just a matter of time. Inevitable. But not everybody lives. That choice is ours...and ours alone..." "A winner...Agria captures academia with knowledge and sensitivity. Characters show beautiful personal growth."< Less
The Blithedale Romance By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Blithedale Romance (1852) is Nathaniel Hawthorne's third major romance. In Hawthorne (1879), Henry James called it "the lightest, the brightest, the liveliest" of Hawthorne's... More > "unhumorous fictions." The novel takes place in the utopian community of Blithedale, presumably in the mid-1800s. The main character, Miles Coverdale, embarks on a quest for the betterment of the world through the agrarian lifestyle and community of the Blithedale Farm.< Less
Sultana's Dream By Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein
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Sultana's Dream by Rokheya Shekhawat Hossein. The female narrator of Sultana’s Dream wanders into a dream city that shuns war and violence. In this utopian world, women rule and men are... More > content with their places in the kitchen. The queen of this kingdom explains how women won and kept their peace against men and their war-like ways. This edition of a feminist utopian classic is a conversation across time; Durga Bai, a contemporary tribal woman artist from Central India, brings her own vision to bear on a Muslim gentlewoman’s radical tale. Rokheya Shekawat Hossein lived and wrote in colonial India. A strong advocate of women's rights within the Muslim community in eastern Inida, she wrote in Bengali and English on social reform, women's education and freedom. She wrote Sultana's Dream, her first piece oif writing in English, to prove to herself her competence in the language - the book went on to become a classic of feminist utopian fiction.< Less
The Illuminati Phalanx By Adam Weishaupt
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What is the social unit by which the Power Elite enforce their policy of divide and rule to ensure that the people never rise up and overthrow them? What is the mechanism for the transmission of... More > harmful, irrational and dangerous religious beliefs? The answer is the same in every case - THE FAMILY. The family is the ultimate sacred cow. Yet what is the archetypal “nuclear” family other than two mediocre parents and a spoiled, consumerist pair of children? How can this express humanity’s yearning to reach for the stars, to create a bridge to heaven and form a Community of Gods? This book, by the Pythagorean Illuminati, explores the ideas of the radical 19th century French thinkers Henri de Saint-Simon and Charles Fourier. Did these utopian visionaries, advocates of a much more communitarian approach to life, offer the solution to humanity’s ills? Should Fourier’s concept of the “phalanx” - the perfect community - be the new basis of society?< Less
Quick Guide: The Blithedale Romance By College Guide World
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The novel takes place in the utopian community of Blithedale, presumably in the mid-1800s. The main character, Miles Coverdale, embarks on a quest for betterment of the world through the agrarian... More > lifestyle and community of the Blithedale Farm. The story begins with Coverdale's chat with a character named Old Moodie, who reappears throughout the story.< Less
A Traveler from Altruria By William Dean Howells
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This novel from popular nineteenth-century American author William Dean Howells features a visitor from a mysterious distant island known as Altruria. The contrast between the utopian island... More > community and conditions in 1890s America provides remarkable insight into the social and cultural issues facing the country then — and now. A must-read for fans of utopian fantasy and science fiction.< Less
The Blithedale Romance By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Blithedale Romance is Nathaniel Hawthorne's third major romance. In Hawthorne (1879), Henry James called it "the lightest, the brightest, the liveliest" of Hawthorne's "unhumorous... More > fictions." The Blithedale Romance is the third of the major novels of Nathaniel Hawthorne. Much of the action of the novel is set at Blithedale, a utopian socialist community that is founded upon anti-capitalist ideals, yet is destroyed by the self-interested behavior of its members. The novel takes place in the utopian community of Blithedale, presumably in the mid-1800s. The main character, Miles Coverdale, embarks on a quest for betterment of the world through the agrarian lifestyle and community of the Blithedale Farm. The story begins with Coverdale's chat with a character named Old Moodie, who reappears throughout the story. The legend of the mysterious Veiled Lady is introduced; she is a popular clairvoyant who disappears unannounced from the social scene.< Less
The Blithedale Romance By Nathaniel Hawthorne
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The Blithedale Romance is Nathaniel Hawthorne's third major romance. In Hawthorne, Henry James called it "the lightest, the brightest, the liveliest" of Hawthorne's "unhumorous... More > fictions." The novel takes place in the utopian community of Blithedale, presumably in the mid-1800s. The main character, Miles Coverdale, embarks on a quest for betterment of the world through the agrarian lifestyle and community of the Blithedale Farm.< Less