The Thom Hartmann Reader

By Thom Hartmann

It’s tough to pigeonhole Thom Hartmann. He has a special synthesis of characteristics hardly ever 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 experience and novelty. as well as being the nation’s #1 revolutionary radio host, he’s been an advert guy, a psychotherapist, a personal detective, and a homeopath. His writings surround politics, historical past, ecology, psychology, and spirituality, between different subjects.

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

Hartmann might be top often called a political philosopher, and essays all through this e-book express—in his attribute impassioned and lucid style—his fierce dedication to Jeffersonian democracy and his virulent competition to the corporatization of the US. yet you’ll additionally observe his Older and more youthful Cultures speculation, which identifies the foundation reason for such a lot of of our social and environmental ills and issues how you can an answer. You’ll pay attention from Hartmann on find out how to hold our faculties from treating kids like meeting line items, why cognizance deficit disease isn't an illness, and what cloudy Germany can educate us approximately solar power. You’ll meet the outstanding 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 interesting as those and different subject matters within the Hartmann Reader are, Hartmann’s inner most aspiration has regularly been that his viewers do greater than simply hear or learn, that they develop into energetic, woke up brokers of swap. those essays are supposed to motivate and encourage, to spur you to take a few type of motion. As Hartmann says on the finish of each radio software, “Get in the market, get lively! Tag, you’re it!”
 

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Coming Clean: A Story of Faith

“I think we’re all inebriated on something.”

Seth Haines used to be within the health facility along with his spouse, making plans funeral songs for his or her not-yet two-year-old, whilst he made a truly wide awake selection: this used to be the final day he desired to think. That night, he requested his sister to smuggle in a bottle of gin, and gave in to addiction.

But even if you’ve ever had a drop to drink on your lifestyles, we’re all trying to find how one can cease the discomfort. Like Seth, we’re all looking balms for the nervousness of what occasionally seems an absent, unresponsive God—whether it’s via people-pleasing, purchasing, the net, nutrients, profession highs, or maybe strong works and elite theology. we strive to anesthetize our nervousness via addiction—any outdated habit. however it frequently leaves us feeling much more empty than before.

In Coming Clean, Seth Haines writes a uncooked account of his first ninety days of sobriety, illuminating how you can face the discomfort we’d particularly keep away from, or even extra importantly, how an abiding God meets us in that discomfort. Seth exhibits us that actual wholeness is located in dealing with our soreness and anxieties with the tenacity and tenderness of Jesus, and basically via Christ’s ardour will we really come clean.

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Waking Up: A Guide to Spirituality Without Religion

By Sam Harris

For the thousands of american citizens who wish spirituality with no faith, Sam Harris’s most modern New York occasions bestseller is a consultant to meditation as a rational perform trained by way of neuroscience and psychology.

From Sam Harris, neuroscientist and writer of diverse New York Times bestselling books, Waking Up is for the twenty percentage of usa citizens who keep on with no faith yet who suspect that very important truths are available within the reviews of such figures as Jesus, the Buddha, Lao Tzu, Rumi, and the opposite saints and sages of historical past. all through this e-book, Harris argues that there's extra to figuring out fact than technology and secular tradition in general let, and that how we concentrate on the current second mostly determines the standard of our lives.

Waking Up is an element memoir and half exploration of the medical underpinnings of spirituality. No different publication marries contemplative knowledge and smooth technological know-how during this manner, and no writer except Sam Harris—a scientist, thinker, and well-known skeptic—could write it.

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A Brief History of Everything

By Ken Wilber

A short background of every little thing is an altogether pleasant and obtainable account of fellows and women's position in a universe of intercourse, soul, and spirit, written via an writer of whom New York occasions reporter Tony Schwartz says: "No one has defined the trail to knowledge higher than Ken Wilber."

Wilber examines the process evolution because the unfolding manifestation of Spirit, from subject to existence to brain, together with the better levels of non secular improvement the place Spirit turns into aware of itself. In each one of those domain names, there are habitual styles, and by means of having a look heavily at them, we will be able to examine a lot in regards to the crisis of our world—and the course we needs to take if "global transformation" is to turn into a truth.

Wilber bargains a sequence of awesome and unique perspectives on many themes of present curiosity and controversy, together with the gender wars, smooth liberation pursuits, multiculturalism, ecology and environmental ethics, and the clash among this-worldly and otherworldly ways to spirituality. the result's a unprecedented and exhilarating journey in the course of the Kosmos within the corporation of 1 of the nice thinkers of our time.

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Paroles de brahmanes

By Michel Angot

Pendant presque quatre millénaires de littérature sanskrite, les brahmanes ont composé des oeuvres sur les sujets les plus divers : facteurs de mots et d'idéologies de toutes sortes, ne s'adressant qu'aux dieux, à Dieu et à eux-mêmes, ils ont constitué un trésor de mots, parfois sous formes de subhasita, des "belles paroles". "On devient ce sur quoi on pose l'esprit", "Le vrai et lui seul triomphe, pas le fake ", " Lorsque le disciple est prêt, le maître apparaît"...: ces "belles paroles" ne sont pas des proverbes, ces sortes de prêt-à-penser, mais les phrases-clefs sans cesse ruminées d'une tradition qui vouait un culte à los angeles parole, pourvu qu'elle soit belle, profonde et intelligente. Elles constituent une entrée vivante et complète dans l'esprit de l'Inde ancienne.

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The Divine Romance - Collected Talks and Essays. Volume 2 (Self-Realization Fellowship)

By Paramahansa Yogananda

Paramahansa Yogananda's Collected Talks and Essays current in-depth discussions of the quick diversity of inspiring and common truths that experience captivated hundreds of thousands in his Autobiography of a Yogi. Readers will locate those talks alive with the original mixture of all-embracing knowledge, encouragement, and love for humanity that experience made the writer certainly one of our era's so much respected and depended on courses to the religious life.

In this anthology of talks, Paramahansa Yogananda speaks to the private wishes of the human middle and soul. He exhibits how we will meet the day-by-day demanding situations to our actual, mental, emotional, and non secular health by way of awakening our divine nature, the ignored fact on the middle of our being. the sensible, how-to-live talks during this quantity express how every one folks can detect the unlimited internal assets already current inside of our souls, and produce larger concord to ourselves, our households, our groups, our world.

Topics include:
How to domesticate Divine Love
Do Souls Reincarnate?
How to unfastened your self from undesirable Habits
The Yoga paintings of Overcoming Mortal attention and Death
Practicing faith Scientifically.

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Become What You Are

"Life exists merely at this very second, and during this second it really is countless and everlasting. For the current second is infinitely small; ahead of we will be able to degree it, it has long past, and but it exists without end. . . . you'll think your self out of concord with existence and its everlasting Now; yet you can't be, for you're existence and exist Now."—from Become What you're

In this selection of writings, together with 9 new chapters by no means ahead of to be had in ebook shape, Watts monitors the intelligence, playfulness of inspiration, and ease of language that has made him so perennially renowned as an interpreter of jap suggestion for Westerners. He attracts on numerous non secular traditions, and covers issues similar to the problem of seeing one's existence "just because it is," the Taoist method of harmonious dwelling, the boundaries of language within the face of ineffable non secular fact, and the mental symbolism of Christian concept.

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Luminous Night's Journey: An Autobiographical Fragment

By A. H. Almaas

In Luminous Night's trip, Almaas stocks excerpts from his own magazine, which describe a definite thread in his personal trip of attention and the procedures thinking about integrating that recognition. This booklet marks a lucky improvement in our wisdom of ways Being is learned in and during the human soul: the method of awareness and integration of actual nature defined within the voice of 1 who articulates accurately and vividly the mental and epistemological obstacles which confront the person cognizance as cognizance is built-in within the context of private lifestyles. Almaas describes how his participation within the unfolding manifestation of Being ushers him into nation-states that reveal and rework more and more deep ego buildings and attachments. Luminous Night's trip clarifies how the disclosing of Being and the publicity of ego constructions represent one approach, resulting in the soul's built-in consciousness of absolute nature and the manifestation of the man or woman as a private embodiment of that nature.

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End Times and the Secret of the Mahdi: Unlocking the Mystery of Revelation and the Antichrist

By Michael Youssef

As our international appears spinning uncontrolled, the place should still we flip for perception into the top times?

End instances and the key of the Mahdi is an motion plan for residing optimistically in those turbulent and unsure occasions. during this intriguing new publication, Dr. Michael Youssef examines present occasions in gentle of finish occasions prophecies, revealing: * amazing parallels among the Antichrist of Revelation and the Mahdi of Islam * the increase of ISIS and different occasions resulting in the top instances * The flow towards a one-world executive * Insights into the occasions of the nice Tribulation

notwithstanding so much of Revelation bargains with destiny occasions, this ebook isn't essentially in regards to the destiny. it really is in regards to the current -- your current.

As you learn those pages, you'll be inspired to face for fact with out compromise as God strikes human occasions towards a dramatic and positive end. or even while it seems that evil is profitable, you may be guaranteed via God's can provide and packed with keen expectation for our Lord's return.

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You Are That

By Gangaji

The lives of millions of individuals were encouraged by way of Gangaji's teachings. You Are That is a suite of her vintage choices, first shared greater than a decade in the past and now up-to-date to incorporate either unique volumes, a brand new advent, infrequent pictures, and new insights.

This beautiful unique variation delves into common inquiries approximately our lifestyles, together with the character of brain, tips to divulge the center of pain, and the way to beat the final difficulty of self-doubt. Eloquent and direct, Gangaji publications practitioners of all backgrounds via an exam into the self that regularly ends up in unforeseen glimpses of awakening.

"This is a second of reckoning," she teaches. "Do now not take this second casually or trivially. realize that for no matter what cause, you're conscious of the potential for understanding the reality of your self as unlimited consciousness―you are that!"

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