A Beginners Guide To Immortality

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A Beginner S Guide To Immortality

Author : Maria Birmingham
ISBN : 1771470453
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Do you want to cheat death? If you said yes, then this is just the book you've been looking for-- the guide to immortality! Discover the ways people have attempted to live forever ... or died trying"--Page 4 of cover.
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

A Beginner S Guide To Immortality

Author : Clifford A. Pickover
ISBN : 9780786734610
Genre : Science
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A Beginner's Guide to Immortality is a celebration of unusual lives and creative thinkers who punched through ordinary cultural norms while becoming successful in their own niches. In his latest and greatest work, world-renowned science writer Cliff Pickover studies such colofrul characters as Truman Capote, John Cage, Stephen Wolfram, Ray Kurzweil, and Wilhelm Rontgen, and their curious ideas. Through these individuals, we can better explore life's astonishing richness and glimpse the diversity of human imagination. Part memoir and part surrealistic perspective on culture, A Beginner's Guide to Immortality gives readers a glimpse of new ways of thinking and of other worlds as he reaches across cultures and peers beyond our ordinary reality. He illuminates some of the most mysterious phenomena affecting our species. What is creativity? What are the religious implications of mosquito evolution, simulated Matrix realities, the brain's own marijuana, and the mathematics of the apocalypse? Could we be a mere software simulation living in a matrix? Who is Elisabeth Kübler-Ross and Emanuel Swedenborg? Did church forefathers eat psychedelic snails? How can we safely expand our minds to become more successful and reason beyond the limits of our own intuition? How can we become immortal?
Category: Science

Dancing With Rejection A Beginner S Guide To Immortality

Author : Michael R. Gaudet
ISBN : 9781460267073
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In 1979, at age 19, Michael Gaudet was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure. Thanks to a kidney transplant from his brother, Michael survived and later rose to prominence as a Canadian painter of monumental murals. Dancing With Rejection: A Beginner's Guide to Immortality chronicles the untimely death of Michael's loving father, our hero's own near-death experience and his bohemian lifestyle in Canada of the 1970s and '80s. A cast of eccentric characters weaves us in and out of lusty tales of romance, gritty medical dramas, and encounters with the paranormal. Written like his murals, in large, bright swaths of sweeping narrative, this is a cosmic joy ride of a read....
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Computertechnik Und Sterbekultur

Author : Knud Böhle
ISBN : 9783643110718
Genre : Attitude to death
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Die Beiträge des Buches geben einen Einblick, wie das Sterben und das Weiterleben nach dem Tod - zumindest in der Erinnerung und in den Medien - fortschreitend und tiefgreifend durch den Einsatz von Techniken verändert werden. 0Die Vielfalt der dargebotenen Perspektiven aus Informatik, Philosophie, Kulturwissenschaft, Kunstgeschichte, Medienwissenschaft, Literaturwissenschaft, Religionswissenschaft, Soziologie, Technikfolgenabschätzung und Theologie macht die Produktivität einer interdisziplinären Thanatologie deutlich.
Category: Attitude to death

New Scientist

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ISBN : UOM:39015068680415
Genre : Science
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The Skeptical Inquirer

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ISBN : UVA:X030046180
Genre : Electronic journals
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Category: Electronic journals

Two Concepts Of The Soul In Plato S Phaedo

Author : Ryan Topping
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123335536
Genre : Philosophy
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Two Concepts of the Soul in Plato's Phaedo is a fresh study of Plato's psychology with particular focus on his arguments for the immortality of the soul. Through detailed textual study, this new work examines the structure of the dialogue making explicit the nature of the argumentation within the text and its relation to Plato's other accounts of immortality. The author argues that the view of the soul in the Phaedo can be usefully separated into two concepts, which he terms the basic and total concepts. The basic concept consists of the features of the soul that are not used by the character Socrates as the foundation for arguments showing either the pre-existence or post-existence of the soul. In addition to the features contained in the basic concept, the total concept includes the features used as the basis of arguments intending to prove either the pre-existence of the soul, as well as the features of pre-existence and post-existence themselves. This book will prove useful to upper-level undergraduate or graduate students of ancient philosophy, philosophy of the mind, classics, and ancient history.
Category: Philosophy

A Beginner S Guide To Studying The Bible

Author : Rolf E. Aaseng
ISBN : UOM:49015001335919
Genre : Religion
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Provides an introduction to the Bible, and discusses the different scriptures and books
Category: Religion

Searching For Eternity

Author : Donald R. Morse
ISBN : UOM:39015048826153
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Philosophical Significance Of Immortality In Thomas Aquinas

Author : Josephat Obi Oguejiofor
ISBN : UVA:X004523373
Genre : Religion
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The Philosophical Significance of Immortality in Thomas Aquinas is a comprehensive study of the theme of immortality in Thomas Aquinas. Immortality was a major component of his philosophy and was also employed in defense of the doctrine. Despite the numerous problems in the project of defending immortality of the rational soul, the theme of immortality is still vitally important for any philosophical scheme that intends to be relevant to the human being.
Category: Religion

Why Die

Author : Herb Bowie
ISBN : 1890457078
Genre : Self-Help
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Are you serious about slowing, stopping and even reversing the aging process? If so, then this cutting-edge guide is for you! Many scientists are finding that the single biggest threat to our continuing health and vitality is our own belief that physical decline is inevitable. This revolutionary book provides exciting answers to the profound questions of today: Is physical immortality possible? What would happen to our society if people stopped dying? Does the belief that humans should live forever have roots in religion and philosophy? Is dramatic life extension the next step for the evolution of humanity? Can the principles of physical immortality improve and energize your life today? This breakthrough book offers new ways to live, and new reasons for living. It is a stirring work that can forever alter your most fundamental beliefs about the nature of death and the meaning of life.
Category: Self-Help

Shakespeare

Author : Roni Jay
ISBN : 034078010X
Genre : Drama
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Who was Shakespeare? - The time of Shakespeare - Shakespeare's theatre - Shakespeare's language - An introduction to the plays - The comedies - The tragedies and black comedies - The histories - The classical plays - The poems and sonnets.
Category: Drama

A Beginner S Guide To Hellenismos

Author : Timothy Jay Alexander
ISBN : 9781430324560
Genre : Religion
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A Beginners Guide to Hellenismos provides an overview of Hellenic Polytheistic Reconstructionism. Hellenismos is an emerging religious movement attempting to reconstruct the ancient Greek religion. This book supplies the beginner with a guide for practicing Hellenismos. Contrary to the popular misconception, Reconstructionist religions are in no way rigid or dogmatic. In A Beginners Guide to Hellenismos, Timothy Jay Alexander explains how liberating, innovative, and adaptive the modern Hellenic religion is. This book provides the reader with an easy to use and understand guide to begin their worship. It explains in detail modern Hellenic practices and the reasons behind them, and serves as a common sense guide about this fast growing modern religion.
Category: Religion

Past Lives For Beginners

Author : Douglas De Long
ISBN : 9780738735177
Genre : Body, Mind & Spirit
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Helps you explore your previous lifetimes, embrace your wondrous past, and recognize that you, as a human soul, are eternal. This title describes different types of past-life recall experiences and shares favoured techniques of meditation and visualization used to gain access to those memories.
Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

The Complete Beginner S Guide To Golf

Author : Bill McCormick
ISBN : 0385035748
Genre : Golf
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A guide for the novice golfer which includes discussions of the history of the game, equipment and clothes, techniques and skills, etiquette, and rules.
Category: Golf

The Philosophy Of Religion

Author : Michael Palmer
ISBN : STANFORD:36105132087318
Genre : History
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One of the most notable features of the current philosophical climate is the resurgence of interest, at school and university, in the Philosophy of Religion. With his extensive teaching experience at both these levels, Dr Michael Palmer has created another invaluable aid for all students and instructors working in this area. This two-volume anthology is the most comprehensive compilation of major writings now available to the public, while its user-friendly structure makes it particularly important for students at differing levels of attainment. The book includes comprehensive introductions to each topic, detailed analysis of each essay, biographical information about individual philosophers, wide-ranging bibliographies and examination questions. The result is the most important aid to study in this area now on the market, which will be an invaluable resource for students, teachers and the general reader alike.
Category: History

The British National Bibliography

Author : Arthur James Wells
ISBN : STANFORD:36105211722678
Genre : Bibliography, National
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Category: Bibliography, National