Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age by Douglas Rushkoff

By Douglas Rushkoff

The talk over no matter if the web is sweet or undesirable for us fills the airwaves and the blogosphere. yet for the entire warmth of declare and counter-claim, the argument is largely irrelevant: it's right here; it's in every single place. the genuine query is, can we direct expertise, or will we allow ourselves be directed by means of it and those that have mastered it? "Choose the former," writes Rushkoff, "and you achieve entry to the keep an eye on panel of civilization. pick out the latter, and it can be the final genuine selection you get to make." In ten chapters, composed of ten "commands" observed by way of unique illustrations from comedian artist Leland Purvis, Rushkoff offers cyberenthusiasts and technophobes alike with the information to navigate this new universe.

In this lively, obtainable poetics of latest media, Rushkoff choices up the place Marshall McLuhan left off, aiding readers come to acknowledge programming because the new literacy of the electronic age––and as a template in which to work out past social conventions and gear constructions that experience vexed us for hundreds of years. this can be a pleasant little ebook with an immense and actionable message.

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2012: A Clarion Call by Nicolya Christi

By Nicolya Christi

A step by step consultant to making a sustainable worldwide shift in recognition beginning with an inner-world shift on the own point

• presents mental and religious workouts to heal deep trauma imprints, increase your vibration, and realign along with your soul’s better goal

• Identifies the symptoms of the 12 phases of ascension attached to the worldwide religious awakening of 2012

• deals an in-depth assessment of 2012 prophecies foretelling of humanity’s arrival at some degree of no go back at the wintry weather Solstice of 2012 in addition to counsel in getting ready for the recent international of 2013 and past

According to old Mayan prophecy, December 21, 2012, marked the instant of humanity’s upward thrust or fall. Our “rise” relies on better awareness and raised vibration in addition to the increased knowledge of a severe mass of individuals. As humanity enters the evolutionary transition from Homo sapiens to Homo luminous--from 3rd-dimensional humans to 5th-dimensional beings of light--we are being known as to completely perform the sunrise of a brand new international equipped upon unconditional love, co-support, cooperation, equality, team spirit, peace, justice, and sustainability.

Sounding the clarion demand an international shift in realization beginning at a private point, Nicolya Christi offers a step by step consultant to therapeutic and remodeling your internal world--an crucial step towards co-creating a global shift as we input the realm past the tipping aspect of 2012. She deals center mental insights and workouts, religious teachings, guided visualizations, and a concise review of the non secular and astronomical occasions surrounding 2012, in addition to deciding upon the symptoms of the 12 assorted levels of ascension, a method that thousands are at present experiencing in this worldwide non secular awakening. She explains the best way to transparent past-life, ancestral, and present trauma imprints lodged inside your strength box to speed up the method of awake evolution and ascension. Revealing that many folks selected to reincarnate during this lifetime as “midwives” to aid start the hot global, this ebook presents how to rediscover your soul’s greater objective, therefore serving your personal evolutionary trip in addition to that of the Earth.

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Why Men Fight (Routledge Classics) by Bertrand Russell

By Bertrand Russell

Also released lower than the identify of Principals of Social Reconstruction, and written based on the devastation of worldwide battle I, Why males Fight lays out Bertrand Russell's rules on battle, pacifism, cause, impulse, and private liberty. He argues that the individualistic process of conventional liberalism has reached its limits and that after contributors dwell passionately, they are going to haven't any hope for struggle or killing. Conversely, over the top restraint or cause motives us to dwell unnaturally and with hostility towards people who find themselves not like ourselves. This ambitious paintings vastly contributed to Russell’s reputation as an impressive social critic and anti-war activist.

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Brief Lives: Marquis de Sade by David Carter

By David Carter

As specific in his prose as he was once in his inner most lifestyles, the Marquis de Sade continues to be probably the most arguable writers of all time. This new biography, by means of the acclaimed translator and writer David Carter, offers to surprise up to it informs. Arrested repeatedly for sexual misdemeanors, the Marquis de Sade used to be imprisoned within the Bastille, the place he used to be writing a hundred and twenty Days of Sodom and The Misfortunes of advantage on the time that it was once stormed in 1789. After the French Revolution he used to be back imprisoned and despatched to an asylum, the place he wrote diaries and performs. This concise biography deals a clean examine a relentlessly compelling determine with a desirable lifetime of scandal and imprisonment.

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The Creative Life: True Tales of Inspiration by Julia Cameron

By Julia Cameron

EISBN-13: 978-1-101-44341-5

A passionate and encouraging consultant to making a lifestyles outfitted round the inventive approach.

This groundbreaking new paintings from the bestselling writer of The Artist's Way, publications readers in making a imaginative and prescient for his or her lives within which paintings and existence are inextricably associated. based on Julia Cameron, after we enable our artistic spirit to function our compass, we find that the paintings we now have regularly longed to create is without notice inside of our take hold of.

In The inventive Life, Cameron exhibits readers the best way to use their inventive hearts and minds to domesticate lives that nourish and maintain their artwork. via superbly drawn scenes from her personal existence, in addition to the lives of the various artists round her, Cameron finds that creativity thrives throughout the quiet pauses in our lives-and that it's only after we let ourselves to decelerate and take pleasure in existence that we find how one can depict it sensitively and poetically in our artwork. by means of beginning the curtain on her personal existence and the lives of the artists who encompass her, Cameron finds a global wealthy with inventive hazard.

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Cooler Smarter: Practical Steps for Low-Carbon Living (Union by John Rogers, Seth Shulman, David Friedman, The Union of

By John Rogers, Seth Shulman, David Friedman, The Union of Concerned Scientists, Jeff Deyette, Brenda Ekwurzel, Margaret Mellon, Suzanne Shaw

How can every one folks reside Cooler Smarter? whereas the regimen judgements that form our days—what to have for dinner, the place to buy, easy methods to get to work—may look small, jointly they've got a huge impact on worldwide warming. yet which alterations in our life may possibly make the most important distinction to the weather? This science-based consultant indicates you the simplest how one can minimize your personal international warming emissions through twenty percentage or extra, and explains why your own contribution is so important to addressing this worldwide problem.

Cooler Smarter relies on an in-depth, two-year research via the specialists on the Union of involved Scientists. whereas different eco-friendly publications recommend an array of assistance, Cooler Smarter bargains confirmed suggestions to chop carbon, with chapters on transportation, domestic power use, nutrition, own intake, in addition to how most sensible to steer your place of work, your neighborhood, and elected officers. The ebook explains how one can make the largest effect and whilst to not sweat the small stuff. It additionally turns many eco-myths on their head, just like the significance of in the community produced foodstuff or the prevalence of all hybrid cars.

The recommendation in Cooler Smarter may help prevent cash and reside more fit. yet its primary goal is to empower you, via low carbon-living, to confront one in every of society’s maximum threats.

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A Manual for Creating Atheists by Peter Boghossian

By Peter Boghossian

For millions of years, the trustworthy have honed proselytizing concepts and talked humans into believing the reality of 1 holy publication or one other. certainly, the devoted usually view changing others as a duty in their faith--and are expert from an early age to unfold their precise model of faith. the result's a global damaged largely by means of unquestioned religion. As an urgently wanted counter to this tried-and-true culture of non secular evangelism, A guide for developing Atheists deals the first-ever consultant no longer for speaking humans into faith--but for speaking them out of it. Peter Boghossian attracts at the instruments he has constructed and used for greater than two decades as a thinker and educator to educate find out how to interact the devoted in conversations that would aid them price cause and rationality, solid doubt on their spiritual ideals, distrust their religion, abandon superstition and irrationality, and finally embody cause.

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Secret of the Ages: UFOs from Inside the Earth by Brinsley Le Poer Trench

By Brinsley Le Poer Trench

Has the real north pole ever been reached? Does Tolkien's 'Middle Earth' have a genuine foundation? Do the polar areas comprise immense fertile land lots? Who have been the mysterious eco-friendly young children of Wolfpittes? What factors colored snow in Artic areas? Why have govt surveys of the icecaps been saved mystery?

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The Ultimate Guide to Pitcher Drinks: Cool Cocktails for a by Sharon Tyler Herbst

By Sharon Tyler Herbst

In the temper for a summer season Hummer?
How a couple of French Flirt or a Neon Nexus?
or even perhaps a Sin urban Slider?

This e-book comprises those and one hundred fifty extra cool cocktails for a crowd—everything from classics like Sangría, Martinis, and Manhattans, to more moderen favorites like Kamikazes and Mudslides, to overseas raves corresponding to Brazil’s Caipirinha and Cuba’s Mojito, let alone liquor-free adaptations. Plus, there’s details on blending thoughts, elements, apparatus, and glassware, hangover helpers, tips about celebration nutrition for non-cooks, and a elementary index that lists recipes by way of ingredients.

Serving pitcher beverages is an ingeniously easy option to entertain and also have enjoyable at your personal get together. It’s an idea whose time has come—in truth, it’s lengthy past due. doubtless approximately it, a premixed pitcher of beverages is a giant asset to any amassing. Making person cocktails not just takes time, yet gets rid of you from the motion. So combine up a batch of pitcher beverages and take part the celebration. They’re trendy, enjoyable, and simple, and so they certainly take the angst out of pleasing!

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