The Greatest Story Ever Told So Far

Author: Lawrence M. Krauss
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1476777624
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An award-winning theoretical physicist and best-selling author of A Universe from Nothing traces the dramatic discovery of the counterintuitive world of reality, explaining how readers can shift their perspectives to gain greater understandings of our individual roles in the universe--Publisher.

Morality Foresight And Human Flourishing

Author: Phil Torres
Publisher: Pitchstone Publishing (US&CA)
ISBN: 1634311434
Size: 58.82 MB
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Existential risk studies is a growing field that attempts to understand the greatest dangers to humanity from a scientific perspective. This book offers the first scholarly survey of existential risks, from asteroid impacts and climate change to molecular nanotechnology and machine superintelligence. It argues that avoiding an existential catastrophe should be among our highest moral priorities and analyzes a number of risk mitigation strategies to reduce the probability of a worst-case scenario. The dangers facing humanity this century are real and immense, but the future course of civilization is ultimately up to us.

The 100 Greatest Unsolved Mysteries

Author: Susan Elkin
Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC
ISBN: 1502633183
Size: 35.48 MB
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Our universe is filled with important questions that both captivate the minds of scientists and capture popular imagination. This volume traces many of these questions, shedding light on everything from time travel to the nature of atoms. Divided into sections called Physical Matter and Forces, Space, Human Body, Earth, Other Life-Forms, and Human Triumphs and Troubles, the book elucidates the latest scientific theories in easy-to-follow, engaging terms.

The Greatest Story Ever Told

Author: Douglas K. Mikkelson
Publisher: University Press of Amer
ISBN:
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The Greatest Story Ever Told is a summary and commentary on the film "The Greatest Story Ever Told." This work explores the relationship of film to biblical and other ancient literary sources.

Middlesex

Author: Jeffrey Eugenides
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
ISBN: 9781429956277
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A dazzling triumph from the bestselling author of The Virgin Suicides--the astonishing tale of a gene that passes down through three generations of a Greek-American family and flowers in the body of a teenage girl. In the spring of 1974, Calliope Stephanides, a student at a girls' school in Grosse Pointe, finds herself drawn to a chain-smoking, strawberry blond clasmate with a gift for acting. The passion that furtively develops between them--along with Callie's failure to develop--leads Callie to suspect that she is not like other girls. In fact, she is not really a girl at all. The explanation for this shocking state of affairs takes us out of suburbia- back before the Detroit race riots of 1967, before the rise of the Motor City and Prohibition, to 1922, when the Turks sacked Smyrna and Callie's grandparents fled for their lives. Back to a tiny village in Asia Minor where two lovers, and one rare genetic mutation, set in motion the metamorphosis that will turn Callie into a being both mythical and perfectly real: a hermaphrodite. Spanning eight decades--and one unusually awkward adolescence- Jeffrey Eugenides's long-awaited second novel is a grand, utterly original fable of crossed bloodlines, the intricacies of gender, and the deep, untidy promptings of desire. It marks the fulfillment of a huge talent, named one of America's best young novelists by both Granta and The New Yorker. Middlesex is the winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

The Greatest Story Every Told

Author: Fulton Oursler
Publisher: Image
ISBN: 9780385080286
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Novelizes the life story of Jesus Christ, from the betrothal of Joseph and Mary, to the Crucifixion and Resurrection.

Techniques For Generating Safety

Author: Robert Shapiro
Publisher: Light Technology Publishing
ISBN: 9781891824265
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In this book we learn from nature's best teachers, the animals, who share with us their special tools for living. From building a community with Arnold Ant to singing at the Moon with Wesley Wolf, these endearing characters will provide memorable lessons about unconditional love, community, patience, and change.

Et Visitors Speak Volume One

Author: Robert Shapiro
Publisher: Light Technology Publishing
ISBN: 9781891824289
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The truth of life well lived is simple; it always has been. Throughout humankind's history, the Father/Mother God's guiding light has shone through a band of humble yet powerful brothers and sisters, masters all. The Great Brother-/Sisterhood of Light has shone the light of its love throughout the world during all of its evolution. Most of its loving membership has remained beyond the shadowy veil of human consciousness, but here and there, its presence has been felt directly on the Earth plane. Usually hidden away from the chaos and darkness of the world's busy highways and byways, the masters have remained anonymous to all but a few worthy souls who have dedicated themselves selflessly to the laws of love and truth, and have served humanity humbly in a thousand different ways throughout history. These are the disciples of the masters, souls who act as instruments stepping down the powerful frequencies of pure love into digestible portions that humanity can use to brighten its way

The Mystical Journey Of Ratho Shenzi

Author: Mark S. Cohen
Publisher: Light Technology Publishing
ISBN: 9781891824333
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"Mark S. Cohen takes you into a mystical world where love and free will are challenged, a world where you can expect the unexpected, a world that just might change your reality forever.Tanda Vas and the Golden Chest is not only for those wanting to read an exceptionally well crafted, captivating story, it is also for those seeking spiritual truths.Cohen's fascinating characters share powerful life-transforming lessons and techniques. They teach without preaching, and you will learn without studying."