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  • Think Before You Ink and Other Cautionary Tales

    by Alison Bossert
    Think Before You Ink And Other Cautionary Tales is a collection of humorous essays and stories which explore the life, travels and oftentimes kooky thoughts of its writer, Alison Bossert. An entertaining blend of universally appealing, smart, satirical observations on life, food and the all too often cultural misstep. Whether thinking the worst-case scenario while standing in the customs and immigration line at the Moscow Airport, deciding on a tattoo, or offering advice after a job layoff, her ... more
  • Profiles in Wisdom

    by Steven McFadden

    Taking inspiration from John F. Kennedy’s Pulitzer Prize winning Profiles in Courage, Steven McFadden presents the stories and thinking of 17 contemporary Native American spiritual elders in this widely acclaimed book. As our existing culture shifts, what to the ancient ones who have been trained in the sacred Traditions of Turtle Island (North America) have to say to us? With this question and others, journalist McFadden begins his quest to speak with contemporary Native American ... more

  • No Such Thing as a Bad Kid

    by Charles D. Appelstein, MSW
    Written specifically for professionals who guide kids with emotional and behavioral challenges, this empowering handbook is packed with principles and techniques to help child-guiders tap the potential for greatness that exists in every young person. It opens by portraying misbehavior as a call for help; provides a wealth of insight into “decoding” those messages; and presents hands-on, neurologically sound tips for effectively revolutionizing adult interactions with highly vulnerable kids in a ... more
  • Chronicles of the Kwedake Dikep A TimeLine of the Indian Spring on the HIll TL of 2016

    by Robert J. Thayer
    Current research on a modern definition of a human right on healthcare or wellbeing (total integrated health) as it might appear under very modern bioethics, epigenetic and purely molecular or quantum levels of homosapien beings. Much more difficult than originally defined in Constitutional contexts of Justice, Liberty and our Posterity.
  • Chronicles of the Kwedake Dikep: A Timeline of the Indian Spring on the Hill TL of 2014

    by Robert J. Thayer
    Chronicle TL of 2014 describes the American political 'entity' of 2014 concerning the possibility of a Second Constitutional Convention. A timeline for various history, culture and election factors analyzes the Preamble's six covenants of Justice, Tranquility, Common Defense, General Welfare, Liberty and our Posterity in terms of what it would take to hold a Second Convention on healthcare or wellbeing (total health enhancement) and the ramifications of current health 'systems'. Many small ite... more
  • What Would a Muslim Say: Conversations, Questions, and Answers About Islam (Volume 1)

    There are many books that teach Islam, preach it, criticize it, or academically explain it. This book is different. This book is a compilation of actual conversation transcripts, showcasing everyday people asking real questions and getting straight answers about Islam. What Would a Muslim Say is a series of books documenting my experiences as an interfaith volunteer. Since 2009, I have facilitated dialogue with many different people, answering questions about Islam and addressing misconceptio... more
  • Blueprints for the Eagle, Star, and Independent

    by Will Good
    This book traces the formation of the ideologies of the modern Republican and Democratic Parties through the actions and policies of their political leaders, from William Jennings Bryan and Theodore Roosevelt up to Barack Obama and John Boehner. A strong case is made for the formation of an Independent Part whose platform would be ?common sense solutions for the common good?, and be ably led by many prominent persons that are the true independents of today.
  • The Capitalist-Christian Contradiction

    by Dr. Samuel White, III
    The Capitalist-Christian Contradiction exposes the political, economic, and spiritual contradictions in our society and the church. It points out how America?s capitalist system creates and maintains economic inequality, political corruption, economic exploitation , racial oppression, and spiritual poverty to worship the almighty dollar bill. Furthermore, the love of money has transformed many churches into a den of thieves that promulgates a prosperity gospel, enriching its clergy and impoveris... more
  • Mean Men: The Perversion of America's Self-Made Man

    by Mark Lipton
    Steve Jobs, Dov Charney, Lance Armstrong, Donald Trump. Each one has reached the pinnacle of American success. Is it because they were ambitious visionaries and talented entrepreneurs? Most Americans would say yes to both. But what else do they have in common? They're known for being mean. Though heralded as great leaders, each of these men and many more have also been exposed as toxic, raging, and manipulative. Yet, because America loves a winner, we look past even the most outrageous behavio... more
  • OutThinking your Competition Using A.I. Technology

    by Kevin Alexanderman
    Discusses how a new science of knowledge was the basis of successful A.I. software, and that this epistemological theory also applies to many other fields of the humanities. Shows how old philosophical paradigms that prevail in our societies are stunting intellectual growth and professional development. Presents a new solution to the classical Problem of Induction, showing why relative certainty is possible in science. Presents new theories of deduction (the first since Aristotle), induction... more
  • The Re-Creation of Planet Earth and the Real Account of Life's Beginnings

    by Brian Donnelly
    Have you ever wondered why there is such a huge discrepancy between what scientists say about the age of our planet and what the Bible says? According to scientists, the planet is 4.6 billion years old. Yet the Bible says that this planet Earth is only six thousand years old. But what if both were right? What if there was an analysis of creation that combined science with scripture in the search for truth?yielding a unique and provocative conclusion about life?s beginning? In The Re-Creation ... more
  • The Rise and Fall of Paradise

    by I. K. Fleming
    Paradise—or the ordered universe or the cosmos—began with the discovery of time and its revelation that the universe operates according to universal laws. As Earth's people endeavored to live in harmony with these newfound principles, Paradise evolved into a religion as well as a science, and its truths were meticulously recorded in the myths and symbols that are the archives of preliterate peoples worldwide. The Rise and Fall of Paradise follows Paradise from its distant prehistoric beginni... more
  • A Commentary on the Gospel of John

    by Stanley C. Polski
    A Commentary on the Gospel of John is an exciting, startling new study by a lay philosopher who may be described as ?an uncommon common man.? Though detailed and scholarly, his work is excitingly readable for every seeker of insights. And isn?t that all of us? His writing provides a fresh, provocative, yet reverent look at Jesus as he is revealed through John?s writings and the author?s interpretation. The author quotes the Gospel of John a few verses at a time?and then explores these quotations... more
  • Shedding Black Africa's Burden: Africa Rising

    by David Ogula

    Your small step could make a big difference.

    Give Africa’s children a place of pride.

    Join the movement to stem the destructive cycle of war, poverty, famine, hunger, pandemic, dilapidated infrastructure; abysmal basic utilities and health services, political and economic instability.

    Africa Rising: Shedding Black Africa’s Burden is an introspective insider perspective about the burdens that have thwarted progress in Sub-Saharan Africa. Born and raised in Sub-Sah... more

  • No Table Too Small

    by Laura Titzer
    Unfortunately, we work and live in a world that is growing more divisive every day. Most of us are taking notice to this. No Table Too Small shows how there are six primary capabilities that can show us how to engage fully in changing the food system. This book is about learning to love relentless incrementalism in change and how the six capabilities provide a path. It is set within the food system, but can be used in any system. It is a dance between art and attitude, leaving ego at page one. ... more