Zen and Artificial Intelligence and Other Philosophical Musings by a Student of Zen Buddhism

Zen and Artificial Intelligence  and Other Philosophical Musings by a Student of Zen Buddhism
Author: Paul Andrew Powell
Release: 2019-08-12
Editor: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Pages: 156
ISBN: 9781527538351
Language: en
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This collection of philosophical essays by a student of Zen Buddhism synthesizes aspects of Western culture and science with the author’s insights from his Zen practice, revealing understandings into both. The book discusses a wide and provocative range of topics including Zen and The Lord of the Rings trilogy; Zen and artificial intelligence; Zen and the Postmodern condition; Zen and Christian afterlife; Zen and the problematic questions of free will and morality; and Zen and the nature of consciousness, among others. This book is a stimulating and off-beat philosophical tour that will challenge how the reader looks at things.

Heart and Home Truths being Self musings upon the Divine Will

Heart and Home Truths  being Self musings upon the Divine Will
Author: Richard WHITTINGHAM (of New York.)
Release: 1855
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: BL:A0021112795
Language: en
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Music for the Millions

Music for the Millions
Author: David Ewen
Release: 1950
Editor: Signet Book
Pages: 288
ISBN: IND:30000042977961
Language: en
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Musing the Mosaic

Musing the Mosaic
Author: Matthew Roberson
Release: 2012-02-01
Editor: SUNY Press
Pages: 294
ISBN: 9780791486825
Language: en
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Examines Sukenick's role in reshaping the American literary tradition.

My Random Musings

My Random Musings
Author: Engr. Aung Kyaw Thein
Release: 2022
Editor: vishu
Pages: 329
ISBN:
Language: en
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Stories and Musings

Stories and Musings
Author: Sean A O’Reilly
Release: 2019-08-07
Editor: AuthorHouse
Pages: 110
ISBN: 9781728391229
Language: en
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This is a collection of short narratives of some of my life’s encounters with people, both socially and in sports events. Life cannot exist without food and drink and so naturally, a few stories on bread, cheese and the amber nectar get an airing as well as my favorite pub. Work and play feature greatly in our lives and I have included some of my contributions, hopefully positive ones, from my life’s travails. For most people their pets are very important to their well being so our now deceased, but amazing Silly Billy the cat, gets his own story. The reader can select a story in the order that catchers their interest. Enjoy.

Random Musings

Random Musings
Author: Paul James
Release: 2015-09-24
Editor: Lulu Press, Inc
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781329577770
Language: en
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Over the past too many decades I’ve been watching the world turn every which way it can and shaking my head in wonder. However, I didn’t just wonder, I wrote a lot of my thoughts down and they were published in a number of different newspapers. Those random thoughts ranged from family life to current affairs and that most easily teased slice of life called ‘work’. My musings are often humorous, it’s hard not to laugh at our neighbors, as Jane Austen remarked two hundred years ago, and progress does often make things worse, as Agatha Christie commented only a hundred years ago. Sometimes, however, my musings weren’t intended to be humorous but even then they were not meant to be unpleasant, there’s enough of that in all the other things you’ll watch and read out there. So, if you’re in the mood for whiling away a very short span of time reading how someone from a different planet (or so I’m often told) sees the world, this short book is where you need to be.

Musings

Musings
Author: Ma Ra
Release: 2018-07-20
Editor: Partridge Publishing Singapore
Pages: 142
ISBN: 9781482864823
Language: en
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What happens when attraction becomes affection? It is when you see the person, you heave a sigh. It is when you see their smile, your dismal day becomes sunny and bright. It is when you hear their voice, you go uh-oh while your heart dances a do-si-do. It is when you look into their eyes and all of a sudden, thousands of shooting stars flicker and a vibrant moon bow starts illuminating the night sky. And endless thoughts about the person start inhabiting your mind and you can not stop musing. Musing, thats what happens when attraction becomes affection. It is when you still see them, even if you close your eyes. It is when you smile every time you think of them. It is when you dance even to a silent tune. It is when your normal day becomes extraordinary just because you remember them! Now, all your days and nights are occupied with thoughts of them and your journal is filled with your Musings.

Unsaid Musings

Unsaid Musings
Author: Manvi
Release: 2021-08-25
Editor: Verses Kindler Publication
Pages: 329
ISBN:
Language: en
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Mutterings and Musings of an Invalid

Mutterings and Musings of an Invalid
Author: Frederic Townsend
Release: 1851
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 281
ISBN: HARVARD:HNPYIN
Language: en
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Musings on Money Matters or Crotchets on Currency by a Merchant Trader Second edition

Musings on Money Matters  or  Crotchets on Currency  by a Merchant Trader  Second edition
Author: Anonim
Release: 1864
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: BL:A0017259075
Language: en
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Kundalini Musings

Kundalini Musings
Author: JJ Semple
Release: 2018-03-15
Editor: LIfe Force Books
Pages: 346
ISBN: 9780996238663
Language: en
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Musings

Musings
Author: William Charles Arbaugh
Release: 2005-01-30
Editor: Trafford Publishing
Pages: 166
ISBN: 9781412229913
Language: en
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It is often said that in polite conversation the topics of religion and politics should be avoided but how long can most of us carry an engaging conversation on the weather? One who is concerned about the directions in which this nation is moving must necessarily discuss controversial topics. Have the labels liberal and conservative outlived their usefulness? Is liberalism truly a bad word? What are conservatives trying to conserve? Is it possible to rise above the din of partisan debate? These brief essays are critical comments on society, politics and religion in which the author avoids the pitfalls of extremism. The author, a minister of the Lutheran Church and with an interest in education, sees danger in extreme positions, religious or political, noting that the "right" produced Mussolini's Fascism and Hitler's Nazism whereas the "left" resulted in Stalinist Communism. Against rigid, absolutist positions as well as spineless relativism, one is reminded of the church mouse who once delivered a pertinent aphorism: "If you stand in the middle of the road, the traffic in two directions will flatten you into road kill" (Essay 10). The point is that controversial topics must not be ignored. Problems of narrowness, for example, have been tackled by the author in Essay 6, which begins with this paragraph: Some years ago an acquaintance who liked to speak in grand terms said to me in all seriousness, "My philosophy is the pursuit of happiness". It was narrow and egocentric but at the time I had no response. However, now, many years later, I have an answer to that unforgotten statement, thanks to a guest at St. James. Last month Dr. William Foege ... [from the Carter Center and Emory University], speaking at St. James, stated that there have been many attempts to define civilization. One of these is happiness, which caused him to wonder whether a three-year-old with a chocolate might be more civilized than the parents.

The Sword of the Lord Musings of a Country Preacher Volume Three

The Sword of the Lord  Musings of a Country Preacher  Volume Three
Author: Robert Coward
Release: 2022
Editor: Lulu.com
Pages: 329
ISBN: 9781678031398
Language: en
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Musings in Solitude

Musings in Solitude
Author: Oluwole Komolafe
Release: 2021-10-21
Editor: iUniverse
Pages: 216
ISBN: 9781663229793
Language: en
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Oluwole Komolafe reveals what life is like for everyday people in Nigeria and shares observations on traditions throughout the world in this collection of essays. Each essay is a standalone piece of work and can be read as a separate story, but they’re all connected. The various characters you meet show that life in poor communities shares some similarities with more affluent places. In reading the essays, you’ll note how poverty can be inherited and transferred from one generation to another—just like inheriting riches. Poverty can also take various forms— encompassing a lack of knowledge, spiritual awareness, and money. The author also tackles challenging topics such as poverty rooted in societal structure, poverty rooted in environmental development, and what communities sometimes take for granted. He also explores how poverty can cause the masses to engage in dehumanizing professions to earn a living. Join the author as he shares a snapshot of life in Nigeria and the themes that unite us in Musings in Solitude.

Musings in Maoriland

Musings in Maoriland
Author: Thomas Bracken
Release: 1890
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 359
ISBN: HARVARD:HWQWKJ
Language: en
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Pioneer poetry.

Musings of a Lifetime Bible Teacher

Musings of a Lifetime Bible Teacher
Author: Larry Blacketer
Release: 2013-06-05
Editor: WestBow Press
Pages: 356
ISBN: 9781449793722
Language: en
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Many times, ordinary happenings in our lives serve to beautifully illustrate and reveal God’s truths to us. Jesus set the example by using everyday happenings (parables) to illustrate the truths in all His teachings. And if we simply keep our eyes open, we could observe that God is still teaching us in the same manner. We could also be aware that even many well known Scriptures may contain beautiful truths that are often overlooked by the casual student. In this study, a lifelong Bible teacher with an unusual passion for searching out these little hidden lessons, not only by observing and applying everyday happenings to illustrate the meanings of various Scriptures, but also looking at several familiar Scriptures through different lenses in an effort to find additional truths. Herein, he shares some of these little hidden treasures with us.

Two Millions

Two Millions
Author: William Allen Butler
Release: 1858
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 96
ISBN: OXFORD:600087400
Language: en
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Molly s Millions

Molly s Millions
Author: Victoria Connelly
Release: 2011-03-14
Editor: Allison & Busby
Pages: 355
ISBN: 9780749010973
Language: en
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Hard-up florist Molly Bailey has just won a fortune in the National Lottery. And she wants to get rid of it – fast! Tom Mackenzie is on the verge of losing his job. He needs one hell of a story if he hopes to secure his future in journalism. And his luck may have just come in... With a strong belief that sharing her good fortune is the only way forward, Molly unwittingly becomes the most sought-after person in the country as she distributes her wealth to the masses. With only her terrier pup, Fizz, and her trusty Beetle for company, Molly embarks on the journey of her life. But with Tom hot on her heels, will she succeed before her family and the media catch up with her? And, with Tom leading the pack, would that really be such a bad thing...?

China s Millions

China s Millions
Author: Anonim
Release: 1879
Editor: Unknown
Pages: 329
ISBN: CORNELL:31924079487538
Language: en
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