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Motivation And Effort In Buddhist Soteriology: Suffering and its O...

By: Mahaviveka

Suffering and its overcoming in light of Buddhist and evolutionary psychology.

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Родени Убийци

By: Куентин Тарантино
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Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii

By: S. M. Kamakau

In 1961 the first edition of the English translation of Samuel Kamakau's Ruling Chiefs of Hawaii was published by Kamehameha Schools Press. Many contributed to make its publication possible. A group of Hawaiian scholars was first selected by the trustees of Bishop Museum to translate Kamakau's florid literary style into readable English. The group included Mary Kawena Pukui, Thomas G. Thrum, Lahilahi Webb, Emma Davidson Taylor, and John Wise. Mary Kawena Pukui then revie...

Many famous chiefs, mentioned in Hawaiian history, were descended from Hana-laa-nui. The ruling chiefs (noho alii) of Hawaii were of that particular lineage (mookuauhau), and with additions from those of the other islands, the genealogy of Hawaii's chiefs and their ancestors was made complete. Umi-a-Liloa [that is, Umi-son-of-Liloa] was a famous chief, and the reason for his fame was that it was he who united all of the districts of Hawaii through wars. The kingdom beca...

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Povești de adormit copiii : Ediția a doua, revăzută și ilustrată d...

By: Florentin Smarandache

O carte pentru copii care vor să doarmă frumos și să se trezească deștepți, povestind peripețiile unui godac năzdrăvan; o fabulă cu furnici, brotăcei, arici, vulpoi și elefănței; o serioasă ceartă între vecinele galinacee terminată cu o pace de lungă durată; o distracție cu orătăniile și animăluțele de prin curte, avându-i protagoniști pe pisica Sica, căţeluşa Luşa și purcelu Celu; pățaniile lui $uperman, mereu înfrânt în confruntări de Păcală. Acest volum este ilustr...

“La Bălceşti a fătat scroafa nouă purceluşi, micuţi ca nişte şobolani, unul după altul, cu râtul rotund; iar pentru al zecelea s-a scremut, s-a văicărit până când l-a tras veterinarul cu niște forcepsuri - mai mult mort decât viu.” – Florentin Smarandache

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El silencio

By: Valentino Valentino

El silencio y sus significaciones

Existe algo más tétrico que el pánico: es el silencio. Un hombre puede aguantarlo todo, el ataque de las fuerzas de la naturaleza, el capricho de los dioses, la entropía sin control del Cosmos, pero no el insufrible silencio. En la Prehistoria, el hombre mataba a seres infinitamente superiores y más grandes que él; sometía a mamuts, osos, cisnes, buitres, para hacer flautas de sus huesos y evitar con ello el duro silencio y así ganarle la batalla. Algunos encuentran e...

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Leopardi and Schopenhauer : an English translation of "Leonardi e ...

By: Francesco De Sanctis; Thomas Haskell Simpson

possibly the first English translation of this interesting work by great literary critic Francesco De Sanctis, one of the fathers of the Italian national independence movement, later the young nation's Minister of Public Instruction, and author of a crucial history of Italian literature.

"...Hegel is the greatest sinner, because the public’s head can't make room for intellectual intuition. With his dialectical process, Hegel gave an appearance of harmony to this philosophical monstrosity. He was its designer and architect, making the original sin durable. So Schopenhauer tore him to pieces. Charlatan, insipid, stupid, nauseating, an ignoramus whose shamelessness was touted as wisdom by cowardly followers; the true author of our century’s intellectua...

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He Pule Hoolaa Alii (A Prayer Consecrating a Chief)

By: Hawaiian Historical Society

O ka Walewale hookumu honua ia; O ke kumu o ka lipo i lipo ai; O ke kumu o ka Po i po ai; O ka Lipolipo, o ka lipolipo; O ka lipo o ka La, o ka lipo o ka Po; Po wale ho—i.; Hanau ka po; Hanau Kumulipo i ka po he kane; Hanau Poele i ka po he wahine; Hanau ka Uku koakoa, hanau kana he akoakoa puka; Hanau ke Koe enuhe eli hoopuu honua; Hanau kana he Koe puka; Hanau ka Pea, ka peapea kana keikipuka; Hanau ka Weli, he weliweli kana keiki puka.; Hanau ka Ina ka Ina; Hanau kana...

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Addendum to Evolution : Origins of the World : Origins of the World

By: BS Murthy

This is a speculative theory about the origins of the world and the evolution of humans and other species as well as vegetation on earth.

Creation vs. Evolution ‘One might approach this postulation as an addendum to evolution for it comes in the wake of the great works of the past. It would seem logical that any proposition about evolution cannot bypass the idea of creation, buttressed with a religious belief by those closer to the beginnings of life. Just the same, though all religions propagate the word that God created the world, nevertheless their scriptures differ about the way he went about it. Give...

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Guide for Hindu Missionaries

By: Siddhant Bhartee

Hinduism is the oldest faith in the world. It is also the largest faith in the world with followers worldwide but as Hinduism does not believe in official conversion, there is no record to prove this. We have seen a sustained movement against Hinduism in Bharat (India) recently by Communists, Liberals, Secularists who have aligned with the Islamists and Christian-missionaries against the last bastion of truth in the world. This pamphlet aims at providing an ideological b...

I.Conversion 1. Messaging - Hinduism to the neophyte is vast and confusing. Too many branches of philosophy for the intellectual seeker. Too many gods for the literal seeker. To make it simple, the message needs to be condensed to a single sentence. “Say ‘Krishna’ 4 times with complete love today and He will forgive every sin you do today.” It’s a masterstroke. “Say ‘Krishna’ 4 times with complete love and He will forgive every sin you do today...

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A Guide To the Hidden Wisdom of Kabbalah

By: Rav Michael Laitman

In a time of crisis, we need a guide to help us calm and stabilize our lives. This is why Kabbalah is being revealed to millions today. Kabbalah is a tool for bettering life, and A Guide to the Hidden Wisdom of Kabbalah teaches how we can use this tool. In a graceful, easygoing style, you'll learn the basics of Kabbalah, and receive much needed suggestions for employing this age-old science to your daily life.

Introduction: The laws of nature, our place in the world and our behavior have been studied by scientists and philosophers for thousands of years. Along with logical assumptions, science uses quantifiable research and data. Yet our scientists and researchers have discovered that the more they advance in their research, the more obscure and confusing they find the world to be.

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Creative Power of the Flower of Life

By: Marko Tapio Manninen

This is my second book that intends to discover the history of the Flower of Life symbol. Now my main focus is on the interpretation of the symbol and on meanings attached to it throughout the history, starting from the Near East Bronze Age until our days. The reader is expected to be familiar with basics of the Flower of Life geometry. Elementary knowledge of the ancient Near East history and history of mathematics is helpful. Knowledge of visual arts, geometry, and ...

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'Sweet September' : 'Lovers Of Spring', Volume 1: 'Lovers Of Spring'

By: Jon'te Levar Aycox

Susan always enjoyed her favorite month, September, that she was nicknamed 'Sweet September.' September is the season of Autumn, Spring, Harvesting. That month, her plants and fruits fully bloomed in her home town of Mississippi. Also doing that month, Susan is always looking forward to the Mississippi Festival. That following year in 1995, Susan was super busy getting prepared for the festival. She is growing apples in her garden, for her mom yummy apple pies, that's ve...

Chapter 1- Excerpt- 'Susan sat up in her bed, Yawning..... Stretching .... out her arms. Feeling relaxed, well rested. She is ready for the day. She looked over to her right, saying "TED!"... TED!"... "baby wake up!!" "It's Sweet September!" "Like dad used to say every Sept." She kept looking at the right side of the bed as her words became more quiet, she then realized that no one was there. Susan starts to look sad, as she day dreamed at the sunset, shining out her bed...

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Bonhomie : Beautifully yours: Beautifully yours

By: Chakrapani Raman Selvaraj; Chakrapani Raman Selvaraj

The very POWER rests in the hands of we Readers to Whom the others are following like poets, orator,writers, essayist to carry forward the legacy of their own. The very POWER rests in the hands of we Readers to Whom the others are following like poets, orator,writers, essayist to carry forward the legacy of their own.

Beautiful things are going to change , only things done beautifully to the larger good of the world would last for ever.

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Dragoste cu valeriană. Galateae Epistulae ad Florentinum

By: Florentin Smarandache

O colecție de epistole de dragoste cu arome de valeriană, expediate de Galatea. Valeriana (Valeriana officinalis), denumită și odolean, năvalnic, gușa-porumbelului sau iarba-pisicii, este investită cu însușiri magice de tradiția populară, una dintre cele mai eficiente remedii în tratarea tulburărilor emoționale, precum și a bolilor fizice asociate lor. Pygmalion, regele Ciprului, nemulțumit de vanitatea și promiscuitatea femeilor din împărăția sa, renunță să-și ca...

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The realities of life : Live each day with an inspiration: Live ea...

By: Vusi Mxolisi Zitha

This book aims to recover one's strength and to restore faith and hope to the faint heart. To also instill courage and to help overcome your fears in taking initiatives. This book is also a documentation of people's reaction and behavior as they respond to what life has to offer on daily basis. This book is written in a form of proverbs, quotes and sayings. Indulge your senses with the realities

This book aims to recover one's strength and to restore faith and hope to the faint heart. To also instill courage and to help overcome your fears in taking initiatives. This book is also a documentation of people's reaction and behavior as they respond to what life has to offer on daily basis. This book is written in a form of proverbs, quotes and sayings. Indulge your senses with the realities

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He Wahi Moolelo No Na Lawaia Ma Kapalilua, Kona Hema, Hawaii

By: Kepa Maly

A collection of historical accounts and oral history interviews with elder Kama'ainan fisher-people from the Kapalilua region of South Kona, island of Hawai'i.

This volume, compiled at the request of Scott Atkinson on behalf of The Nature Conservancy, includes excerpts from selected historical records and oral history interviews with elder kamaaina of the Kapalilua region of South Kona on the island of Hawaii. The area traditionally identified as Kapalilua extends from the Kealia-Hookena section of Kona to Kaulanamauna, situated on the Kona boundary of Kau, and includes the lands of Papa, Hoopuloa, and Milolii (Figure 1). The a...

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A Brick Out of Place : My Rite Of Passage: My Rite Of Passage

By: Lamar D Gardner

Step Into A Pair Of My Shoes And Into The Life Of Lamar Dexter Gardner (P.K.A DJ 20/20). This Autobiographical Novel Was Written To Give You A Better Understanding Of My Trials, Tribulations, Strengths And My Struggles, Trying To Keep My Sanity And Focus Together Growing Up In The Mean Diverse Streets Of New York. Take A Walk With Me Through The South Bronx In The 70's. the Enlightenment Era, The Creation, Sex Abuse, Abandonment, Dealing With Death, Drugs, Suicide, A...

They say a brick house can stand for decades as long as all the bricks are in place but what if one of those brick was removed? How vulnerable does that house become? My mother was the brick that held our foundation together, and then tragically removed, we all fell down. So many things have happened in my life growing up, some funny and some sad. I find myself sitting around with people talking about my early misadventures. People told me “20 you should write a book” (2...

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Science History of the Universe

By: Francis Rolt Wheeler

In the present volume there have been covered in a comprehensive and popular manner the various departments of Astronomy. Owing to its treatment in a definitely historical and descriptive manner, however, it may be possible to supplement the general review by a few brief statements of some of the results and problems that confront us in the actual work of the observational astronomy of to-day.

The astronomical beliefs of prehistoric man were doubt similar to those entertained by the Eskimo of the Arctic regions and the untutored tribes of Argentine' Republic, South Africa and Australia, tribes who, living only for the day, concern themselves but little with to- morrow and yesterday and care nothing about the universe...

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Ades Web Magazine: New York City

By: Manuel Balossi

Bright lights, towering skyscrapers, frantic people: welcome to the Big Apple! New York City is one of the most fascinating cities in the entire world and its museums, restaurants, night-life, architecture and trends will conquer you

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Aia He Kaheka

By: Wíllíam H. Wílson

Aha Punana LeoHe ahahui auhau ole ka Aha Punana Leo i ho okumu ia i ka makahiki 1983 no ka ho ola ana i ka olelo Hawai i a me ka ho okumu ana i na kula e a o ia i loko wale no o ia olelo. I ia makahiki aku, ua ku ke kula Punana Leo mua loa, ke kula ho olu u olelo oiwi mua loa ho i o Amelika Hui Pu la. Ma hope o ka ho ololi ia ana e ka ohana Punana Leo o kekahi kanawai o ka makahiki 1896 e papa ana i na kula olelo Hawai i, ua lawe ia ke ki ina ho ona aua...

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