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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...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
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...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
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...
Philosophy >> Survivalists Guide for the New Millennium
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 Crystallization of Truth
There exists One Indivisible Truth , around which all other concepts and systems revolve. Around this central Sun of Reality, every philosophy, religion and social ideal orbits without fail. The search for this essential essence has been a primary focus...
Religion & Philosophy >> Philosophy
Manifesting World Enlightenment: Part 2
When thoughts are replaced by silence in the mind, perception arises. It is a part of the modern condition wherein the mind of humanity is constantly overwhelmed, by a million considerations and thoughts. In acquiring silence, the mind is enabled to get out...
Mind >> World Mind

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What's the 'Matter' with Materialism? Walter Benjamin and the New
Eliminative Materialism
Type-Q Materialism
Chalmers sorts various materialist responses to these arguments as follows: Type-A materialism denies that there's any epistemic gap in the first place.

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Entering Brainville: Materialism
By Joseph Szilagyi Everywhere you look there are examples of how deep students are stuck in a materialistic pit.
Materialistic attitudes destroying faith: Qadri
LAHORE – Minhaj-ul-Quran Chief Dr Tahir-ul-Qadri has said that materialism-driven attitude is destroying faith while mental and physical capabilities are being used for the attainment of luxuries only.
The dark truth about Steve Jobs
However, though Zen Buddhism talks about anti-materialism, Jobs ran the vast company, treated staff badly, refused to acknowledge the paternity of his child and gave little of the company's money to charity.
Buy into substance, not materialism
The State Fair gives us a chance to visit the Midway where shills entice us to play games and go on thrill rides. If you win one of the games you get a prize worth little more than the gold star on your report card.
Who is more grossly materialistic, Kanye or Jay-Z?
It's a far cry from the self-critical analysis of materialism and selfishness that he offered on 808s and Heartbreak. Further back, during the days of "Jesus Walks," West told us he hoped for salvation through prayer.

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Materialism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Materialism - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster
Materialism - What is the true purpose and meaning of life? How does it influence my life? Learn more here.
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materialism n. Philosophy . The theory that physical matter is the only reality and that everything, including thought, feeling, mind, and will, can.

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