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Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 2
WORKING TO LIVE RATHER THAN LIVING TO WORK Before the dawn of recorded history, a major period of transition occurred. Nomadic hunter-gatherer clans transformed themselves into larger communities who farmed the land. This they did by planting their own...
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Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Forward
We live in the midst of a crisis so immense it boggles the poor, overloaded mind of modern humanity. The people of the world cannot seem to grasp its implications. Like a billboard whose message and image are stretched to such vast proportions that it fills...
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Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 4
There can be no doubt that the world situation today is grave. It is becoming increasingly apparent that the institutions, governments, and traditional methods of society, have little effectiveness in solving a collective crisis of global proportions. In this...
Mind >> World Mind
Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 4
THE TRANSFORMATION OF CATERPILLAR TO BUTTERFLY It is not difficult to see that the whole Agenda behind owning a bigger home, a newer car and more land is one of ego. This is an orientation toward the building of an empire of material wealth, in a vain...
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Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 1
Amazing things take root and grow, from the minds of the world. Human creations are much more far reaching than mere cities and nations. We are also creators of mental and spiritual manifestations , and these are of world changing scope! Humans are idea and...
Mind >> World Mind
The Earthmind Material
Part 1 | Part 2 Author's Note All references made in the first person(s) herein, are grammatical conveniences created for the sake of the reader. Such words as "I", "OUR", and "I/WE" are therefore not meant to be taken as literal...
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Survivalists' Guide for the New Millennium: Chapter 5
WHERE I LAY MY HEAD IS HOME A foot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, and the world before me, The long brown path before me leading Wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not for good fortune, I myself am good fortune, Henceforth I...
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The High Price of Materialism - Tufts University
The High Price of Materialism. Tim Kasser. A Bradford Book.
Type-Q Materialism - Pete Mandik
Chalmers sorts various materialist responses to these arguments as follows: ... of Type-Q materialism over not just dualism, but materialisms of types A, B,.
Against Materialism - Andrew M. Bailey
Materialism is the idea that human beings are material objects-brains, per- haps, or some ... 1 propose to give two arguments against materialism-or, if you think.
Materialism and Christian Belief - Jeff Snapper
4. Materialism and Christian Belief. Alvin Plantinga.
Materialism & the psychological theory of persons
Remember that last week I introduced three basic world views: materialism, idealism, ... Materialism is the view that everything is a physical object - everything is ...

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LASG asks clerics to preach against materialism
The Lagos State Government has advised religious leaders to preach against materialism and reject questionable donations from their followers.
Why you need to teach your kids gratitude at an early age
Aric Rindfleisch, professor of business administration at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, United States has spent 20 years researching materialism, and he calls it a learned value that can negatively impact a person's lifelong well-being.
Bill Nye's Philistine Materialism
If parading vulgarity is cause for looking askance at someone's wisdom in other areas of life, why not in science? Watch this video from Bill Nye, answering a question from a college philosophy student on whether philosophy is a "meaningless" pursuit, ...
The Origins of Modern Materialism
In this essay, Theodore Rebard says that today society evaluates the great array of options presented in life by quantitative comparison and that this all began with a first-century BC poem, De rerum natura, by the Roman poet and philosopher Lucretius.
Trump's Trinity: Narcissism, Hedonism, Materialism?
"He believes in the Trinity: Narcissim, Hedonism and Materialism," Flynt said. "He is a man who is a parody of every Christian value I have known." Flynt spoke to a racial reconciliation conference, "Black and White in America: How Deep the Divide?

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Materialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Materialism is a form of philosophical monism which holds that matter is the fundamental substance in nature, and that all phenomena, including mental ...
Materialism - Philosophy
Materialism - What is the true purpose and meaning of life? How does it influence my life? Learn more here.
Materialism | Definition of Materialism by Merriam-Webster
a way of thinking that gives too much importance to material possessions rather than to spiritual or intellectual things. philosophy : the belief that only material ...
materialism | philosophy | Britannica.com
Jun 5, 2014 Materialism, also called physicalism, in philosophy, the view that all facts ( including facts about the human mind and will and the course of ...
Materialism | Define Materialism at Dictionary.com
Materialism definition, preoccupation with or emphasis on material objects, comforts, and considerations, with a disinterest in or rejection of spiritual, intellectual, ...

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