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Crystal Bible Vol 2 by Judy Hall
A spiritual guide to the properties of crystals explores their shapes, colors, and applications in an easy-to-follow format that includes photographic identification, detailed descriptions, and information on the individual properties.
Philosophy for Polar Explorers by Erling Kagge
For millennia exploration has been central to man's quest for meaning and knowledge. For when we set our sights on the horizons, we bring everything us around into focus. Erling Kagge was the first man in history to reach all of the Earth's poles by foot - the North, the South and the summit of Everest. ...Show more
Crystal Bible Vol 1 by Judy Hall
This is a guide to all the crystals known to man, their shapes, colours and applications. The descriptions provide information on their appearance, worldwide distribution, attributes, actions and healing properties required to unleash their unlimited potential.
Simply Philosophy by DK
Understanding philosophy has never been easier. Combining bold, elegant graphics with easy-to-understand text, Simply Philosophy is the perfect introduction to the subject for those who are short of time but hungry for knowledge. Artfully simple, it covers more than 90 key philosophical ideas, organiz ...Show more
In Praise of Idleness by Bertrand;Greive Russell
oMost People Would Die Sooner Than Thinko - Bertrand Russell Considered othe Voltaire of his timeo, Bertrand Russell was a fearless iconoclast who stood unbowed before political and religious leaders; his disdain for conventional thinking and accepted beliefs set him apart from his academic peers and a ...Show more
The Alignment Problem - Machine Intelligence and Human Values by Brian Christian
How do we prevent AI working against us?
Bunker: Building for the End of Times by Garrett, Bradley L.
Today, the bunker has become the extreme expression of our greatest fears: from pandemics to climate change and nuclear war. And once you look, it doesn't take long to start seeing bunkers everywhere. In Bunker, acclaimed urban explorer and cultural geographer Bradley Garrett explores the global and rap ...Show more
The New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss embarks on a rollicking intellectual journey, following in the footsteps of history's greatest thinkers and showing us how each--from Epicurus to Gandhi, Thoreau to Beauvoir--offers practical and spiritual lessons for today's unsettled time ...Show more
Orwell on Truth by George Orwell
A selection of George Orwell's prescient, clear-eyed and stimulating writing on the subjects of truth and lies. With an introduction by Alan Johnson. 'Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two equals four. If that is granted, all else follows.' This selection of George Orwell's writing, from bot ...Show more
Confucius from the Heart by Yu Dan
Simply written, and with a view to taking the wisdom of Confucius out of the hands of the academics and the philosophers and making it accessible to the general reader, Confucius From the Heart gives us a contemporary Confucius, one who can teach us how to attain spiritual happiness, adjust our daily ro ...Show more
Morality: Restoring the Common Good in Divided Times by Jonathan Sacks
In today's world of cultural climate change, argues Jonathan Sacks, we have outsourced morality to the markets on the one hand, and to government on the other. If the market rewards it, it must be OK - unless the law says not to. Yet while the markets have brought wealth to many and the state has done ...Show more
A Short History of Truth - Consolations for a Post-Truth World by Julian Baggini
How did we find ourselves in a "post-truth" world of "alternative facts"? And can we get out of it? A Short History of Truth sets out to answer these questions by looking at the complex history of truth and falsehood. It identifies ten types of supposed truth and explains how easily each can become the ...Show more