The Thom Hartmann Reader

By Thom Hartmann

It’s tough to pigeonhole Thom Hartmann. He has a different synthesis of features hardly present in one individual: a scholar’s love of background, a scientist’s zeal for evidence, a visionary’s looking after fact, an explorer’s urge for food for event and novelty. as well as being the nation’s number 1 revolutionary radio host, he’s been an advert guy, a psychotherapist, a personal detective, and a homeopath. His writings surround politics, heritage, ecology, psychology, and spirituality, between different subjects.

Even Hartmann’s thousands of unswerving listeners and readers can be surprised on the breadth of his suggestion as evidenced via The Thom Hartmann Reader. Editor Tai Moses has pulled jointly Hartmann’s writings from a dozen books and different resources to offer a complete photograph of the place Hartmann’s wide-ranging mind has led him over the last thirty years.

Hartmann may be top referred to as a political philosopher, and essays all through this ebook express—in his attribute impassioned and lucid style—his fierce dedication to Jeffersonian democracy and his virulent competition to the corporatization of the United States. yet you’ll additionally realize his Older and more youthful Cultures speculation, which identifies the basis reason behind such a lot of of our social and environmental ills and issues the best way to an answer. You’ll pay attention from Hartmann on how one can retain our colleges from treating little ones like meeting line items, why cognizance deficit sickness isn't an disorder, and what cloudy Germany can educate us approximately solar power. You’ll meet the awesome Gottfried Müller, Hartmann’s mentor and the founding father of the humanitarian association Salem foreign. You’ll subscribe to Hartmann on fact-finding journeys to Uganda, Russia, and four-thousand-year-old ruins in Peru.

As attention-grabbing as those and different subject matters within the Hartmann Reader are, Hartmann’s private aspiration has constantly been that his viewers do greater than simply pay attention or learn, that they turn into lively, woke up brokers of swap. those essays are supposed to encourage and encourage, to spur you to take a few form of motion. As Hartmann says on the finish of each radio software, “Get in the market, get energetic! Tag, you’re it!”

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Broken for Good: How Grief Awoke My Greatest Hopes

By Rebecca Rene Jones

A daughter's narrative approximately existence with and with no her father, whose loss of life plunges her into deep grief yet steadily turns into her so much compelling cause to wish.

Like such a lot of Christian girls, Rebecca, her mom, and her sisters love a guy who doesn't stroll beside them in religion. As his melanoma returns after a yr of remission, they face his final days. because the girls in his lifestyles fight to delight in their ultimate occasions jointly and allow cross, he ultimately reaches out to God, and tells them so. Her father's demise opens the panorama of heaven and wish to her. She superbly renders these visions in addition to the underbelly of sorrow as she is ultimately pressured to get up to the area, to new hungers, and to a much more risky religion. here's a non secular coming of age manifesto that might take its position along Voskamp and Lamott as uplifting writing on loss, grief, and turning out to be up, fast.

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The Essence of Faith: Philosophy of Religion

By Albert Schweitzer

During this early but masterful paintings The Essence of religion, via the thinker of Reverence for all times, metaphysics and faith are tested utilizing Kant's theology as a history. not anyone can set aside this small e-book with out feeling appreciate for the profundity of the younger Schweitzer.

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The World of Shamanism: New Views of an Ancient Tradition

Interesting, accomplished, and eminently readable, this advisor explores shamanism―the world's such a lot enduring therapeutic and non secular tradition―in the sunshine of contemporary medication, psychology, neuroscience, realization disciplines, and spiritual reports.

Praise for the realm of Shamanism
"As if on cue, simply while i'm starting to imagine that shamanism is the floor from which all religions spring, alongside comes this e-book.  I can't think a publication that will be extra worthy to me in considering via this significant subject."
―Huston Smith, writer of The World's Religions

"...Unquestionably the main rounded compact advent to shamanism, quite the internal international of shamans, on hand this present day. A door-opening e-book for college students of cognizance and spirituality."
―Georg Feuerstein, Ph.D., M.Litt, writer of The Yoga culture

"A wonderfully transparent and well timed survey of shamanism."
―Jean Achterberg, Ph.D., writer of Imagery in therapeutic

"Quite easily, this ebook is an incredible breakthrough in figuring out the important phenomenon of shamanism. i like to recommend it highly."
―Charles Tart, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Psychology, collage of California at Davis, writer of States of Consciousness
"...Eminently precious and encouraging. an excellent integrative paintings that pushes the frontiers of cognizance in insightful, sensible, and robust ways."
―Angeles Arrien, Ph.D., Cultural Anthropologist, writer of The Four-Fold approach and The moment half existence

"...Unique in bringing jointly the complete variety of anthropological, mental, and psychiatric literature in this very important topic. It does so with admirable scholarship but nonetheless manages to be delicate and clear."
―Christie W. Kiefer, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Anthropology, college of California at San Francisco

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Loving Each Other: The Challenge of Human Relationships

By Leo F. Buscaglia

There's not anything more than Loving one other. The world's leading manufacturer of non-public improvement and motivational audio courses now deals a compassionate, reasonable method of the designated wishes all of us proportion. here's America's favourite instructor on love and existence to respond to your questions about the usually tricky paintings of "Loving every one Other". no matter if it is a courting with a chum, lover, spouse, husband, son, or daughter-- Leo Buscaglia finds the foremost features to creating it loving, growing to be and lasting. hear as he talks approximately: Intimacy... "A basic caress has the potential for altering an entire life." Honesty... "Only the reality may help us suppose safe. simply the reality can deliver us the required belief wanted for durable relationships." Happiness... "This is often a spinoff of a few feeling or motion. We seldom come to phrases with the concept happiness is in us." Forgiveness... "Love is the only maximum resource of forgiveness." Newly improved for the '90s!

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The Void: Inner Spaciousness and Ego Structure

By A. H. Almaas

During this booklet Almaas brings jointly techniques and stories drawn from modern item kin conception, Freudian-based ego psychology, case stories from his personal non secular perform, and educating from the top degrees of Buddhist and different jap practices. He demanding situations us to appear not just on the character and the content material of the brain, but in addition on the underlying nature of the brain itself.

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The Secret Teachings of All Ages (Reader's Edition)

A vintage for the reason that 1928, this masterly encyclopedia of historical mythology, ritual, symbolism, and the arcane mysteries of the a long time is out there for the 1st time in a compact "reader's edition."

Like no different ebook of the 20th century, Manly P. Hall's mythical The mystery Teachings of All Ages is a codex to the traditional occult and esoteric traditions of the area. scholars of hidden knowledge, old symbols, and arcane practices treasure Hall's magnum opus certainly different works.

While many hundreds of thousands of copies have offered due to the fact that its preliminary ebook in 1928, The mystery Teachings of All Ages has formerly been to be had simply in outsized, dear variants. For the 1st time, Hall's celebrated vintage is now released in a reasonable exchange paperback quantity. actually countless numbers of entries shine an extraordinary mild on the most interesting and heavily held features of fable, faith, and philosophy from during the centuries.

More than 100 line drawings and a sixteen-page colour insert reproduce the various most interesting illustrations of the unique ebook, whereas reset and reformatted textual content makes this variation of The mystery Teachings of All Ages newly available to readers in all places.

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Changing Reality: Huna Practices to Create the Life You Want

"Reality is event, and event is reality," says Hawaiian shaman Serge King, talking of Huna, the esoteric culture during which he used to be reared.King emphasizes that each one people be able to shift from one international to a different. the variation is that shamans do it purposefully, whereas the remainder of us are blind to it. He trains us to interact within the method consciously for you to extend our human strength. between books on Huna, this one is exclusive for delivering genuine practices for altering our fact to create the lifestyles we want.

In a undemanding, conversational type, King's chapters clarify the 4 worlds of a shaman and easy Huna rules. Then, bringing up case stories, he publications us in easy methods to swap fact in all the 4 worlds, bringing in ESP, telepathy, the belief of auras, telekinesis, dreaming, magical flight, and, eventually, soul retrieval and the nice energy of healing.

"It sounds simple," says King, "and it really is. the main tough half is to simply accept the simplicity, simply because that suggests altering one's notion approximately what truth is. and that is what this publication is all about."

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Spiritual Initiation and the Breakthrough of Consciousness: The Bond of Power

By Joseph Chilton Pearce

Explains the phenomenon of shaktipat, the religious transmission of energy from a instructor to a devotee

• exhibits how expertise has eroded own strength and the way perception and information can play a better position in our lives

• unearths how perception is the car for profound self-transformation

Shakti is the artistic strength, the bonding strength, that holds the universe jointly. Shaktipat is the instant whilst enlightenment is conferred upon a pupil right now through his master’s contact. The guru conferring shaktipat creates a bond of energy in those that have authorised her or him as their instructor. In Spiritual Initiation and the step forward of recognition Joseph Chilton Pearce describes his adventure of shaktipat from his instructor Swami Muktananda. From this awakening Pearce reviews a dramatic shift of brain and is derived to the conclusion that notion is fact and that perception is our purely motor vehicle for profound self-transformation.

Oneness with God is the birthright of each person, even though we're culturally vaccinated to withstand experiencing this greater awareness. Our look for aim fact has lead us to not wholeness, yet in its place to the idea that we have got no bond to one another, to God, or to an inanimate, actual global. Our know-how reduces our skill to adventure revelation and leads us as a substitute towards the chatter of harassed considering. The problem confronted by means of smooth humanity, that's the problem Muktananda gave to his scholars, is to passionately assemble up the scattered fragments of our lives and channel them into the inventive realm, the place with perception or revelation we can turn into greater than ourselves.

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Wild Earth, Wild Soul: A Manual for an Ecstatic Culture

By Bill Pfeiffer

Humankind has the capability and information to create Earth-honoring cultures in a brand new manner for brand spanking new instances. via tapping into ancestral stories, taking what is top from the human capability stream, and participating with today's indigenous peoples we will be able to locate our means domestic. training the major elements of a long-lasting tradition is an ecstatic method to dwell. This booklet indicates you the way.

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