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The Book of Absolutes: A Critique of Relativism and a Defence of Universals - William D. Gairdner - Google Books. OAHSPE Standard Edition. To Reign In Hell .PDF. 1,001 Logical Laws, Accurate Axioms, Profound Principles, Trusty Homilies, Colorful Corollaries, Quotable Quotes, and Rambunctious Ruminations for All Walks of Life. Shakespeare : OpenSource. Squashed Philosophers- Condensed Plato Aristotle Augustine Descartes Hume Marx Freud Copernicus Hobbes Sartre Ayer Sade Wittgenstein Einstein. The People's Pottage .PDF.

Garet Garrett in PDF format. Includes "The Revolution Was," "Ex America," and "Rise of Empire." – stormcrow

Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt on States' Rights and Constitutional Authority. Address of Franklin D.

Address of Franklin D. Roosevelt on States' Rights and Constitutional Authority

Roosevelt as Governor of New York, March 2, 1930. (Per text in his Public Papers and Addresses, 1938, I, 569---also New York Times March 3, 1930) Explanatory Notes regarding this address (Hamilton Abert Long). The Revolution Was - Garet Garrett. [This essay was first published as a monograph in 1938, now republished in Ex-America, copyright Caxton Press.]

The Revolution Was - Garet Garrett

There are those who still think they are holding the pass against a revolution that may be coming up the road. But they are gazing in the wrong direction. The revolution is behind them. It went by in the Night of Depression, singing songs to freedom. There are those who have never ceased to say very earnestly, "Something is going to happen to the American form of government if we don't watch out. " Atlas shrugged. Anthem by Ayn Rand (Full Text with Annotations) A Novel by Ayn Rand With a Preface and Notes by Richard Lawrence Chapter Quick Links: Foreword One Two Three Four Five Six Seven Eight Nine Ten Eleven Twelve For more information on Anthem, including links to summaries and study guides, visit the Anthem page in the ORC Books section.

Anthem by Ayn Rand (Full Text with Annotations)

Editor's Preface In many ways, Anthem is Ayn Rand's most unusual novel. It is not only much shorter than her other novels, but it also departs significantly from her other works in style and characterization. Anthem is accessible in another way as well. Electronic texts have their problems, however. Developing a sound reference text that matches the author's original requires careful comparison of the different editions, both print and electronic. In addition to an accessible and accurate text, many readers would like something more: summary, commentary and explanation. Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. Chapter One A SQUAT grey building of only thirty-four stories.

Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

Over the main entrance the words, CENTRAL LONDON HATCHERY AND CONDITIONING CENTRE, and, in a shield, the World State's motto, COMMUNITY, IDENTITY, STABILITY. The enormous room on the ground floor faced towards the north. Cold for all the summer beyond the panes, for all the tropical heat of the room itself, a harsh thin light glared through the windows, hungrily seeking some draped lay figure, some pallid shape of academic goose-flesh, but finding only the glass and nickel and bleakly shining porcelain of a laboratory. Wintriness responded to wintriness. 1984. Animal Farm.

The Raven : the poem. Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu Translated by John V. H. Wu, Terebess Asia Online (TAO) Foundations of Tibetan mysticism ... The 5 Buddha Families. Zen Koans - 101 Zen Stories. Zen Master Seung Sahn. Dennis Schmidt Wayfarer 1 Way Farer. Dennis Schmidt Wayfarer 2 Kensho. Benjamin Franklin : Autobiography. Benjamin Franklin was not only one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

Benjamin Franklin : Autobiography

He was a leading writer, publisher, inventor, diplomat, scientist, and philosopher. He is well-known for his experiments with electricity and lightning, and for publishing "Poor Richard's Almanac" and the Pennsylvania Gazette. He served as Postmaster General under the Continental Congress, and later became a prominent abolitionist. The Federalist Papers. Index to Anti-Federalist Papers. Democracy in America. The Conscience of a Conservative. Anything for a Vote: Dirty Tricks ... Economics in one lesson. Six Word Stories. A Garden of Pomegranates: Skrying on the Tree of Life - Israel Regardie, Chic Cicero, Sandra Tabatha Cicero. A Garden of Pomegranates: Skrying on the Tree of Life - Israel Regardie, Chic Cicero, Sandra Tabatha Cicero.

Meat. I’m honored that this often shows up on the internet.


Here’s the correct version, as published in Omni, 1990. "They're made out of meat. " "Meat? " "Meat. They're made out of meat. " "There's no doubt about it. "That's impossible. "They use the radio waves to talk, but the signals don't come from them. "So who made the machines? "They made the machines. "That's ridiculous. "I'm not asking you, I'm telling you. "Maybe they're like the orfolei. "Nope. "Spare me. "Nope. "No brain? "

Cookies by Douglas Adams. The Last Question. The Last Question by Isaac Asimov — © 1956 The last question was asked for the first time, half in jest, on May 21, 2061, at a time when humanity first stepped into the light.

The Last Question

The question came about as a result of a five dollar bet over highballs, and it happened this way: Alexander Adell and Bertram Lupov were two of the faithful attendants of Multivac. As well as any human beings could, they knew what lay behind the cold, clicking, flashing face — miles and miles of face — of that giant computer. They had at least a vague notion of the general plan of relays and circuits that had long since grown past the point where any single human could possibly have a firm grasp of the whole. Multivac was self-adjusting and self-correcting. The Gods of the Copybook Headings. The Tao Of Programming.

Translated by Geoffrey James Transcribed by Duke Hillard.

The Tao Of Programming

Science & Sanity. Methods of rhetorical criticism: a ... The book of Chaos, Discord and Confusion. Shigurui 1 - Read Shigurui 1 Online.