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Author: Copthorne Macdonald
Publisher: IUniverse
Keywords: love, happiness, peace, inner, finding, way, wisdom
Number of Pages: 204
Published: 2001-10-11
ISBN-10: 059520256X
ISBN-13: 9780595202560

Toward Wisdom addresses the nature of wisdom, humanity’s need for it, and ways and means of developing it.   The situation the world faces today is extremely complex. Long-cherished values have begun to conflict with each other: material comfort vs. an uncontaminated world; economic growth now vs. economic well-being for our grandchildren. Toward Wisdom takes the position that the only way to make the world a better place is to make it a wiser place. Wisdom is no longer an option or a frill. We, and the world, need wisdom-based analyses of our problems followed by wisdom-based act

Author: Peter Watt
Publisher: Tor Book
Keywords: blindsight
Number of Pages: 384
Published: 2008-03-04
ISBN-10: 0765319640
ISBN-13: 9780765319647

The Hugo Award–nominated novel by “a hard science fiction writer through and through and one of the very best alive.” —The Globe and Mail Two months have past since a myriad of alien objects clenched about the Earth, screaming as they burned. The heavens have been silent since—until a derelict space probe hears whispers from a distant comet. Something talks out there: but not to us. Who should we send to meet the alien, when the alien doesn’t want to meet? Send a linguist with multiple-personality disorder and a biologist so spliced with machinery that he can’t feel his own flesh
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