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  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Lectures,Education
    Author: Bob Linn
    Duration: 04:22:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on John Milton's Paradise Lost supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as ... [ more ]

  • King Lear

    King Lear

    Genre: Literature,Novels,Lectures,Education
    Author: Sheri Metzger
    Duration: 03:59:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on William Shakespeare's King Lear supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to us ... [ more ]

  • Oedipus Trilogy

    Oedipus Trilogy

    Genre: Literature,Classics,Lectures,Education,Literature,Classics,Lectures,Education
    Author: Charles Higgins, Regina Higgins
    Duration: 02:33:00

    This CliffsNotes study guide on Sophocles' Oedipus Trilogy supplements the original literary work, giving you background information about the author, an introduction to the work, a graphical character map, critical commentaries, expanded glossaries, and a comprehensive index, all for you to use as ... [ more ]

  • Black Beauty

    Black Beauty

    Genre: Fiction,Lectures,Education,Classic Fiction
    Author: Anna Sewell
    Duration: 00:40:00

    The author tells this unforgettable story, which takes place in nineteenth-century England, through the eyes of Black Beauty. The reader will feel the love & cruelty that this great stallion experiences. Beginning with Black Beauty's wonderful life with his master, Squire Gordon, and the kindness of ... [ more ]

  • Tale of Two Cities

    Tale of Two Cities

    Genre: Fiction,Lectures,Education,Classic Fiction
    Author: Charles Dickens
    Duration: 00:36:00

    Journey between London and Paris during that perilous time known as The French Revolution. This is a story of two men that look alike- one in danger of being beheaded by the guillotine, and the other, a hero that sacrifices his own life for his friend. The French Revolution has been called The Reign ... [ more ]

  • War of the Worlds

    War of the Worlds

    Genre: Fiction,Lectures,Education,Classic Fiction
    Author: H. G. Wells
    Duration: 00:25:00

    Do UFO's really exist? Could creatures from another planet visit Earth? In The War of the Worlds they do exist and the visitors from the planet Mars come to Earth with not so friendly intentions- to destroy our civilizations! Can humans stop these monstrous invaders before they destroy everything an ... [ more ]

  • Art of Flower Arranging

    Art of Flower Arranging

    Genre: Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Lectures
    Author: Thich Nhat Hanh
    Duration: 01:15:09

    In this classic 1989 talk, Vietnamese Buddhist monk Thich Nhat Hanh uses flower arranging as a metaphor for establishing harmony both within ourselves and in our families. Thay, as his followers call him, says: Beauty is the aim of our art, of our action. We want to arrange flowers because we want l ... [ more ]

  • Science and the Inner Experience

    Science and the Inner Experience

    Genre: Selfhelp,Health, Mind, Body & Soul,Lectures
    Author: Edgar Mitchell
    Duration: 01:44:00

    In this classic recording, Dr. Edgar Mitchell, the sixth person to walk on the moon and the founder of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, explores the nature of consciousness. Dr. Mitchell explains Quantum Science and its relationship to the external material world and internal experience. Dr. Mitch ... [ more ]

  • Reality, Art, and Illusion

    Reality, Art, and Illusion

    Genre: Philosophy,Lectures,Religion
    Author: Alan Watts
    Duration: 03:30:54

    Alan Watts discusses the Indian philosophy of the world as maya -- under its multiple meanings as illusion, art, magic, creative power, measure, etc. Various techniques in the arts are used to illustrate the delicate and vibrational character of the material world, and to suggest a new approach to t ... [ more ]

  • Compassion Power and Goodness

    Compassion Power and Goodness

    Genre: Lectures,Religion
    Author: Robert Thurman
    Duration: 04:47:00

    Robert Thurman discusses Compassion. The Buddha taught that to realize enlightenment, a person must have both wisdom and loving kindness. That is to say, one must understand the nature of the suffering from which we wish to free others, and experience deep intimacy and empathy with other beings. It ... [ more ]

  • To Write Is To Know: Making Friends With Your Mind

    To Write Is To Know: Making Friends With Your Mind

    Genre: Lectures,Arts,Education
    Author: Gabriele Rico
    Duration: 01:59:00

    This seminar, recorded live at a Writers' League of Texas seminar, is about the creative process and using the simple act of writing to discover who you are and what you think. International creativity expert Gabriele Rico guides you along your own path to self-discovery, reminding you to take risks ... [ more ]

  • J Krishnamurti Lecture Series Rishi Valley 1968 Vol. 2

    J Krishnamurti Lecture Series Rishi Valley 1968 Vol. 2

    Genre: Philosophy,Psychology,Lectures,Religion,Science,Economics
    Author: J. Krishnamurti
    Duration: 01:16:00

    Digitally remastered for greater quality this is a recording of the second Public talk given by Jidda Krishnamurti in the Rishi Valley during 1968 . ... [ more ]

  • J Krishnamurti  In Conversation with Young People Amsterdam Part 1

    J Krishnamurti In Conversation with Young People Amsterdam Part 1

    Genre: Lectures,Ethics
    Author: J. Krishnamurti
    Duration: 01:24:00

    In this first in a series of four discussions with young people in Amsterdam J. Krishnamurti's young questioners start as they mean to go with particularly esoteric query: which can be paraphrased as 'How can we see the astral world?'. Typically, J. Krishnamurti is unfazed by the nebulous nature o ... [ more ]

  • J Krishnamurti Madras January 3rd 1984 7.30 am1st Krishnamurti Madras  3rd jan 1984 7.30 a

    J Krishnamurti Madras January 3rd 1984 7.30 am1st Krishnamurti Madras 3rd jan 1984 7.30 a

    Genre: Relationships,Philosophy,Prayer & Meditation,Lectures,Education,Ethics
    Author: J. Krishnamurti
    Duration: 01:24:00

    In this the first of a series of question and answer sessions in Madras, J. Krishnamurti begins by pointing out that it is worth asking why we put questions at all and goes on the say that to have any chance of finding the right answer one cannot have prejudices or convictions. With that in mind, he ... [ more ]

  • Modern European History Series: Rise of Fascism

    Modern European History Series: Rise of Fascism

    Genre: Lectures,History
    Author: Eugene Lieber
    Duration: 03:50:00

    Rise of Fascism. Extreme Capitalism: Bitter Aftermath of World War I. . In Italy and Germany, an ultra-nationalism emerges, with a sense of superiority to other nations. The nature of totalitarianism and the all-powerful leader. Hitler takes power in Germany legally in 1932. Why fascism, an ex ... [ more ]

  • Sugar Pop Thoughts

    Sugar Pop Thoughts

    Genre: Lectures,Ethics
    Author: Shayna Lance
    Duration: 04:16:00

    From a mother to her young daughter... The secrets to leading a good life, told in humorous fashion. Diagnosed with terminal illness (from which she has now made a full recovery), Shayna Lance wanted to leave behind a mothers wisdom, for her daughter to read after she had passed away. CONT ... [ more ]

  • Just Me

    Just Me

    Genre: Lectures,Arts
    Author: Pearl White
    Duration: 03:32:47

    Perhaps the first memoir written by a film celebrity, Pearl White's Just Me gives a first-person account of the actress' rise to stardom. White guides us through her early childhood, her development as a performer, and finally to her breakout role in The Perils of Pauline--a role that made her the m ... [ more ]

  • Music Talks With Children

    Music Talks With Children

    Genre: Lectures,Arts
    Author: Thomas Tapper
    Duration: 03:02:35

    A book of this kind, though addressed to children, must necessarily reach them through an older person. The purpose is to suggest a few of the many aspects which music may have even to the mind of a child. If these chapters, or whatever may be logically suggested by them, be actually used as the bas ... [ more ]

  • Made to Stick

    Made to Stick

    Genre: Science & Technology,Psychology,Lectures,Education,Science,Economics,Business,Social Science
    Author: Chip Heath
    Duration: 08:40:00

    Mark Twain once observed, A lie can get halfway around the world before the truth can even get its boots on. His observation rings true: Urban legends, conspiracy theories, and bogus public-health scares circulate effortlessly. Meanwhile, people with important ideas-business people, teachers, politi ... [ more ]

  • End of Food

    End of Food

    Genre: NonFiction,Lectures,World Affairs,Health,NonFiction,Lectures,World Affairs,Health
    Author: Paul Roberts
    Duration: 15:05:00

    The frightening truth about the modern food system is revealed, as the bestselling author of The End of Oil turns his attention to food and finds that the system wea (TM)ve entrusted with meeting one of our most basic needs is dramatically failing us. ... [ more ]