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Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering
Manuel Soler

Fundamentals of Aerospace Engineering covers an undergraduate, introductory course to aeronautical engineering and aims at combining theory and practice to provide a comprehensive, thorough introduction to the fascinating, yet complex discipline of aerospace engineering.

A NASA Guide to Engines
NASA

This educators guide has been created for grades 9-12 to aid in teaching math, physics, and chemistry concepts from the viewpoint of propulsion and aeronautics. The guide is aligned to the national mathematics and science standards. Teaches about the types of engines, chemistry, physics, and the future.

Aliens on the Moon
Gil Carlson

Presents theories and evidence suggesting that there may be alien bases on the moon and that the US government may have known about this for decades. Carlson discusses the photographs and videos taken by NASA during the Apollo missions and suggests that they contain evidence of artificial structures on the moon. He also explores the idea that the moon may be an artificial satellite.

Behold A Pale Horse
William Cooper

Discusses various conspiracy theories and alternative views on historical and current events. The book covers topics such as the JFK assassination, secret government programs, the Illuminati, and the New World Order. The book also explores the relationship between extraterrestrial beings and the United States government.

Earth's Forbidden Secrets
Maxwell Igan

Covers topics such as the ancient astronauts theory, the pyramids and other megalithic structures, the origins of religion, and the possible existence of advanced technologies in ancient times. Igan also explores the concept of consciousness and the potential for transhuman evolution beyond our current understanding.

We Are Not Alone
Annette de Jonge

This text details evidence to support the idea that we have already been visited by aliens, based on history from various religions and cultures. In the second part, de Jonge details her personal experience interacting with extraterrestials, alongside claims and backstory that her ancestors were also visited by alien life forms.

Dali and Surrealism
Gallery of Victoria

Salvador Dali was a prominent artist and a leading figure in the Surrealist movement. Born in 1904 in Figueres, Spain, he was deeply influenced by the works of Freud and Jung, and incorporated their ideas into his art. His works are characterized by their dreamlike, fantastical quality, and the use of bizarre or irrational imagery.

The DaVinci Code
Dan Brown

Follows symbologist Robert Langdon and cryptologist Sophie Neveu as they uncover a conspiracy involving the Holy Grail and the secret society known as the Priory of Sion. Along the way, they must evade a mysterious adversary while deciphering clues hidden in art, architecture, and history.

Astrological Birthday Book
Leo Bernart

A comprehensive guide to astrology that provides insight into the unique characteristics of individuals born on each day of the year. Covers all 365 days of the year and includes detailed descriptions of the zodiac signs, planetary influences, and other astrological factors that shape an individual's personality and destiny.

Mithra's Intro to Esoteric Astrology
Masato Tojo, Ph.D

In esoteric astrology, the focus is on the soul's journey and evolution, rather than predicting events or personality traits. This book was developed using Japanese, Chinese, Iranian and Hellenistic sources which are relevant to Mithraic cosmology and astrology.

Notes on the Signs of the Zodiac
A.S. Writer

The signs of the zodiac, the elements, triplicities, quadruplicties, the planets, their aspects, and the decanates; with reference to the Sayana or Tropical System. This is a collection of notes, prepared and compiled by Mr. A.S. Writer, who has been teaching both Astrology and Palmistry at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan since 1994.

Western Astrology
Dr. Anil Kumar Porwal

Collection of notes introducing basic concepts from Western Astrology, a form of divination based on the construction of a horoscope for an exact moment, over which the planets are said to influence.

You and Your Birthchart
James Lynn Page

What astrology says about you, your life, and the law of attraction. This guide teaches the importance of birth charts, how to look at, read and interpret birth charts, and how astrology really works. It also talks about different famous people and their major chart rulers, planets, and more.

The New World Order
Ralph Epperson

Argues that there is a powerful group of individuals and organizations that are working towards a single world government, known as the New World Order. Epperson believes that this group has been working behind the scenes for decades, using their control of government, finance, and media to gradually push towards this goal.

The Franklin Coverup
John W. DeCamp

This book centers around the Franklin Credit Union scandal, which involved allegations of a child prostitution ring in Omaha, Nebraska. According to the book, high-ranking officials were involved in the abuse and exploitation of children, with some allegedly participating in ritualistic and Satanic practices.

Behold A Pale Horse
William Cooper

Discusses various conspiracy theories and alternative views on historical and current events. The book covers topics such as the JFK assassination, secret government programs, the Illuminati, and the New World Order. The book also explores the relationship between extraterrestrial beings and the United States government.

Rule by Secrecy
Jim Marrs

The history of secret societies and their influence on world events, from ancient times to the present day. It delves into conspiracy theories and hidden agendas, and suggests that many of the most significant historical events have been shaped by secret societies and their members.

Cellular Cosmogony
Cyrus Teed

Cellular Cosmogony is a cosmological theory developed by Cyrus Teed, also known as Koresh. The theory postulates that the universe exists within a concave sphere, with the Earth located at the center. The stars, planets, and other celestial bodies are all contained within this sphere and are the result of the Earth's electromagnetic field interacting with particles of light.

Parallel Worlds
Michio Kaku

Argues that the laws of physics, particularly the principles of quantum mechanics, suggest the existence of parallel worlds that coexist alongside our own. Kaku explains that these parallel worlds could be formed through the process of cosmic inflation, which occurred in the moments after the Big Bang. Inflation caused the universe to expand rapidly, creating multiple universes, each with its own unique physical laws.

Surprising Things About the Universe
Manjunath R

Surprising Things About the Universe is a book by astrophysicist and science communicator Manjunath R that delves into the fascinating and often mind-bending aspects of the universe. The book covers a wide range of topics, from the universe's origins and expansion to the strange and exotic phenomena that exist within it.

The Essence of Astronomy
Edward W. Price

A comprehensive introduction to the field of astronomy, covering topics such as the history of astronomy, the solar system, stars and galaxies, and cosmology. It is written in a clear and accessible manner, making it a great resource for students and astronomy enthusiasts alike.

The Franklin Coverup
John W. DeCamp

This book centers around the Franklin Credit Union scandal, which involved allegations of a child prostitution ring in Omaha, Nebraska. According to the book, high-ranking officials were involved in the abuse and exploitation of children, with some allegedly participating in ritualistic and Satanic practices.

Illustrated Encyclopedia of Cryptozoology
Vladimir Stankovic

An art project that pulls writing from Wikipedia and catalogues it into a beautifully illustrated encyclopedia of cryptids including the Loch Ness Monster, Chupacabra, Mothman, Jersey Devil, Yeti, and more!

Most Dangerous Secret Societies
James Jackson

Just how far-fetched and fanciful is the prospect of a secret society? Could it be that there walks among us, in any given echelon of the population, groups given to exercise inordinate amounts of power and influence over the rest of us?

Codex Magica
Texe Marrs

Delves into the world of occultism and secret societies. The book is a compilation of various symbols, signs, and images used by secret societies and their members. Argues that these secret societies, including the Illuminati, Freemasons, and Skull and Bones, have been working for centuries to establish a New World Order.

Improve Privacy
Anonymous

An interesting blog post/email/entry that I found somewhere on the Dark Web, written by a user under the alias Charles Darwin, that goes over different tips and techniques for you to quickly and easily improve your internet privacy, eliminate ads, and secure your web browsers.

Beginner's Cannabis Growing Guide
420 Beginner

A complete beginner's guide to growing cannabis indoors. Shows a step-by-step outline of how to grow marijuana, everything you need to know including how to set up your first grow setup, start seeds, and complete your first harvest in just 12 weeks.

Autistic Schizophrenic Children
Freedman, Ebin, Wilson

An Experiment in the Use of d-Lysergic Acid Diethylamide (LSD-25) to study its therapeutic value and potential uses in treating autism, schizophrenia, mental disorders, and psychological ailments.

Magic Mushroom Grower's Guide
Erowid

Created by Erowid, this is widely acclaimed as the best and most comprehensive growing guide for the first time cultivator anywhere on the web. This document provides complete directions to start cultivating psilocybin mushrooms.

The Doors of Perception
Aldous Huxley

In which Huxley recounts his experiences taking mescaline. A personal reflection on the nature of human consciousness and perception. Begins by describing the history of mescaline and its effects, after which it is argued that the drug opens up a new world of perception, allowing individuals to see things in a way that is normally impossible.

The Private Sea: LSD & the Search for God
William Braden

Examining the experiences of individuals who have used LSD to explore their own consciousness and to seek a deeper connection with the divine, exploring the philosophical and theological implications of LSD use, and examining its potential to challenge traditional beliefs and to open up new avenues of spiritual exploration.

The Electric Koolaid Acid Test
Tom Wolfe

Chronicles the adventures of the Merry Pranksters, a group of individuals who traveled across the United States in a psychedelic painted bus named Further, experimenting with LSD and challenging conventional social norms. Tells the nonfiction story about the hippie movement in California, including the Grateful Dead, Hunter Thompson, and the history of synthesizing LSD.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Hunter Thompson

Follows the drug-fueled journey of journalist Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo as they travel to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race and engage in various illegal and surreal activities.

The Anarchist's Cookbook
William Powell

Controversial book serving as a manifesto for anarchy that was first published in 1971. It contains instructions for various types of explosive devices, weapons, and drugs, as well as advice on sabotage, terrorism, and other forms of political activism.

Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000
William Powell

An updated manifesto for the new millenium. This one has lots of fun stuff involving 90's and 00's technology, including phone-phreaking, black boxes, hacking, blackmail, survelliance, and more.

Simulations of God
John Lilly

Exploring altered states of consciousness including psychedelic drugs and sensory deprivation tanks, Lilly explains how these experiences led him to encounter higher states of consciousness that he refers to as "the God experience." Argues that these experiences are not just subjective hallucinations but real encounters with a transcendent reality that can transform a person's worldview and understanding of existence.

The Communist Manifesto
Karl Marx & Frederick Engels

Advocates for the overthrow of capitalist society and the establishment of a classless society in which the means of production are collectively owned and controlled.

1984
George Orwell

A totalitarian regime led by Big Brother controls every aspect of citizens' lives in the dystopian society of Oceania. The novel follows the story of Winston Smith, a low-ranking member of the ruling party who rebels against the oppressive regime.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Lewis Carrol

Whimsical tale about a young girl named Alice who falls down a rabbit hole and enters a fantastical world filled with peculiar characters and nonsensical situations. As she navigates through this topsy-turvy realm, Alice encounters talking animals, attends a tea party with the Mad Hatter, and ultimately strives to find her way back home.

Animal Farm
George Orwell

Political allegory that tells the story of a group of farm animals who rebel against their human farmer, hoping to create a society where the animals can be free and equal. However, the pigs eventually become corrupt and oppressive, betraying the original ideals of the revolution and turning Animal Farm into a dictatorship.

Brave New World
Aldous Huxley

Dystopian novel that portrays a future society where people are genetically engineered, conditioned, and brainwashed to conform to a rigid social hierarchy, and where pleasure-seeking and consumption are the primary values.

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas
Hunter Thompson

Follows the drug-fueled journey of journalist Raoul Duke and his attorney Dr. Gonzo as they travel to Las Vegas to cover a motorcycle race and engage in various illegal and surreal activities.

Holes
Louis Sachar

Follows Stanley Yelnats as he is sent to a detention center where he and other boys are forced to dig holes every day. The story weaves together themes of friendship, redemption, and the legacy of injustice through multiple interconnected plotlines.

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Ken Kesey

Set in a mental institution, where a group of patients are dominated by the authoritarian Nurse Ratched. The story follows the arrival of the rebellious Randle McMurphy and his efforts to overthrow Nurse Ratched's control, leading to a powerful exploration of themes such as conformity, freedom, and the power of the human spirit.

Starmaker
Olaf Stapledon

Explores the evolution of life and intelligence in the universe. The story follows an unnamed narrator who embarks on a journey through space and time, encountering different forms of life and consciousness, and ultimately coming face to face with the mysterious "Starmaker" who created the universe.

The Alchemist
Paulo Coelho

Philosophical novel about a young shepherd named Santiago who embarks on a journey to follow his dream of finding treasure in the Egyptian pyramids. Along the way, he learns important lessons about the nature of life, love, and personal destiny.

The DaVinci Code
Dan Brown

Follows symbologist Robert Langdon and cryptologist Sophie Neveu as they uncover a conspiracy involving the Holy Grail and the secret society known as the Priory of Sion. Along the way, they must evade a mysterious adversary while deciphering clues hidden in art, architecture, and history.

The Giver
Lois Lowry

Dystopian novel about a young boy named Jonas who lives in a society where everything is controlled and emotions are suppressed. Jonas is chosen to become the new Receiver of Memory, where he learns about the past and starts to question the principles of his society.

The Great Gatsby
F. Scott Fitzgerald

A young man named Jay Gatsby becomes wealthy in order to win back his former love, Daisy Buchanan. Through Gatsby's pursuit of the American Dream, the novel explores themes of love, obsession, and the corruption of the wealthy elite during the 1920s in New York.

The Phantom Tollbooth
Norton Juster

A boy named Milo embarks on a journey through a magical tollbooth into a fantastical world called the Kingdom of Wisdom. Along the way, he learns important lessons about the value of learning, curiosity, and imagination.

Paradise Rot
Jenny Hval

Follows a young woman named Jo who travels to an isolated island to study marine biology, but discovers dark, hidden forces at work that lead her on a surreal and sometimes disturbing journey of self-discovery. As Jo becomes increasingly obsessed with uncovering the secrets of the island and the true nature of its inhabitants, the book explores themes of identity, gender, sexuality, power, and feminism.

Analysis and Assessment of the Gateway Process
Department of Defense

This declassified government document provides information on hypnosis, advanced meditation, trance states, use of sound frequency, the holographic universe, and how to bypass awareness to hijack consciousness.

KGB Aliens
Ukranian Newspaper

This declassified document is from a Ukranian newspaper where it was reported that the KGB had a mishap involving UFOs and aliens that resulted in members of the KGB being turned into stone. Who knows if this is true (probably not), but it's certainly interesting!

How and What to Grow In a Kitchen Garden of One Acre
Darlington and Moll

This 1988 publication discusses the best way to transform your small property into an efficient homestead so that you can grow and make everything that you need for your kitchen.

Manual of Gardening
L.H. Bailey

A practical guide to the making of home grounds and the growing of flowers, fruits, and vegetables for home use. Published in 1910. Look at the library slip/stamps on the inside of this text! How neat is that?! How beautiful it is to be remembered, and to know that you are reading the same thing as them almost 100 years later!

Up From the Ground
Robin Mittenthal

A lovely gardening guide for organic gardeners. This is a guide to basic organic vegetable, flower, and herb gardening and gives brief, common-sense explanations for why you should do what you are asked to do and how certain techniques will benefit your garden.

Vegetable Garden for All
United Nations

A pamphlet created by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization that teaches how to start and cultivate a backyard vegetable garden.

The Final Mysteries of Exploration
John Bucan

Victor explains that while physical exploration can uncover many wonders of the natural world, it cannot reveal the mysteries of the human experience. He believes that the greatest mysteries lie within ourselves, and that we must explore our own thoughts, emotions, and beliefs to truly understand the world around us.

Intro to Gender
Penelope Eckert and Sally McConnell-Ginet

An excerpt from Language and Gender, this short text covers the foundation of our modern-day understanding of gender.

Paradise Rot
Jenny Hval

Follows a young woman named Jo who travels to an isolated island to study marine biology, but discovers dark, hidden forces at work that lead her on a surreal and sometimes disturbing journey of self-discovery. As Jo becomes increasingly obsessed with uncovering the secrets of the island and the true nature of its inhabitants, the book explores themes of identity, gender, sexuality, power, and feminism.

The Anarchist's Cookbook
William Powell

Controversial book serving as a manifesto for anarchy that was first published in 1971. It contains instructions for various types of explosive devices, weapons, and drugs, as well as advice on sabotage, terrorism, and other forms of political activism.

Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000
William Powell

An updated manifesto for the new millenium. This one has lots of fun stuff involving 90's and 00's technology, including phone-phreaking, black boxes, hacking, blackmail, survelliance, and more.

Rule by Secrecy
Jim Marrs

The history of secret societies and their influence on world events, from ancient times to the present day. Delves into conspiracy theories and hidden agendas, and suggests that many of the most significant historical events have been shaped by secret societies.

The Complete Works of H.P. Lovecraft
H.P. Lovecraft

H.P. Lovecraft was an influential author in the horror genre, known for his dark and cosmic tales of otherworldly beings and ancient horrors. His works spanned across multiple mediums, including short stories, novellas, and poetry, and have continued to inspire and influence modern horror fiction.

Paradise Rot
Jenny Hval

Follows a young woman named Jo who travels to an isolated island to study marine biology, but discovers dark, hidden forces at work that lead her on a surreal and sometimes disturbing journey of self-discovery. As Jo becomes increasingly obsessed with uncovering the secrets of the island and the true nature of its inhabitants, the book explores themes of identity, gender, sexuality, power, and feminism.

Flatland
Edwin Abbott

Tells the story of a two-dimensional world called Flatland and explores the social hierarchy and prejudices of its inhabitants, particularly the protagonist, a square. Encourages readers to think beyond their own limited perspectives and consider the possibility of other dimensions and ways of existence beyond their own.

Secrets of Mental Math
Arthur Benjamin and Matthew Shermer

Provides techniques and strategies to perform complex calculations quickly and accurately in one's head, using mental math shortcuts and techniques.

Egyptian Book of the Dead
Translated by E.A. Wallis Budge

Collection of ancient Egyptian funerary texts that were intended to guide the deceased through the afterlife. It contains spells, prayers, and instructions for the soul's journey and judgment in the underworld.

Industrial Society and Its Future
Theodore Kaczynski

Also known as The Unabomber Manifesto, this text criticizes technology and its effects on society, arguing that technological progress has led to the erosion of individual freedoms and the degradation of the natural world, advocating for a return to a simpler way of life.

The Value of Psychotic Experience
Alan Watts

Argues that psychotic experiences can provide valuable insights into the nature of consciousness and the human experience. He believed that rather than dismissing these experiences as mere pathology, we should approach them with an open and curious mind in order to learn from them.

Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer

Tells the story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who ventures into the Alaskan wilderness in search of adventure and meaning. The book explores themes of wanderlust, self-discovery, and the pursuit of a simpler, more authentic way of life.

The Electric Koolaid Acid Test
Tom Wolfe

Chronicles the adventures of the Merry Pranksters, a group of individuals who traveled across the United States in a psychedelic painted bus named Further, experimenting with LSD and challenging conventional social norms. Tells the nonfiction story about the hippie movement in California, including the Grateful Dead, Hunter Thompson, and the history of synthesizing LSD.

Alchemy: The Great Secret
David V. Black

A presentation on the history of alchemy and its influence on chemistry, completed at the Walden School of Liberty Arts. Discusses the Elixir of Life, the history of alchemy,and various major figures and works of art relating to the study of the occult.

Complete Prophecies of Nostradamus
David V. Black

Nostradamus was a 16th-century French astrologer and physician who is known for his prophetic writings. His most famous work is "Les Propheties," a collection of poetic quatrains that are believed by some to predict future events and have been the subject of much speculation.

The Dragon Book of Essex
Andrew D. Chumbley

A grimoire, or book of spells, originating in England in the 16th century. It contains instructions for rituals, incantations, and spells for summoning and controlling spirits, as well as information on astrology, divination, and talismans.

Three Books Of Occult Philosophy
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa

Comprehensive text on the esoteric traditions of Western Europe, written in the early 16th century. It covers topics such as natural magic, numerology, astrology, the Kabbalah, and the properties of minerals, plants, and animals.

The Forbidden Universe
Lynn Picknett & Clive Prince

Explores the history of heretical beliefs and esoteric practices from the Middle Ages to the modern era. It covers topics such as alchemy, astrology, Gnosticism, and the mystical aspects of Christianity, and their influence on scientific and philosophical developments.

The Secret Teachings of All Ages
Manly P. Hall

A comprehensive overview of the esoteric and occult teachings from various cultures and traditions throughout history. It covers topics such as mysticism, symbolism, mythology, and the hidden meanings behind ancient religious texts and rituals.

The Urantia Book
Unknown

Spiritual and philosophical text that originated in the United States in the early 20th century. It presents a complex cosmology and a comprehensive view of human spirituality, covering topics such as the nature of God, the history of the universe, the purpose of human life, and the destiny of humanity.

Into the Wild
Jon Krakauer

Tells the story of Christopher McCandless, a young man who ventures into the Alaskan wilderness in search of adventure and meaning. The book explores themes of wanderlust, self-discovery, and the pursuit of a simpler, more authentic way of life.

Allegory of a Cave
Plato

a group of prisoners are chained in a cave and can only see shadows of objects on the wall in front of them. When one of the prisoners is freed and sees the outside world for the first time, he realizes that the shadows were not reality but only a representation of it. A metaphor for the human condition and the quest for knowledge and enlightenment.

Critique of Pure Reason
Immanuel Kant

Establishes the scope and limits of human knowledge through an analysis of the faculties of reason. Kant argues that human knowledge is limited to the realm of experience and that the concepts and categories we use to make sense of the world are a priori, or innate to the structure of the human mind.

Poetry of Sappho
Sappho

Sappho's poetry is known for its intense emotional expression and lyrical beauty, often centered around themes of love, desire, and relationships. Her works, although fragmented, are an important part of LGBTQ+ history and celebrated for their representation of same-sex love and relationships.

Tech Poems
Luke T. Bergero

Collection of short poems that explore the relationship between technology and humanity. Through playful and thought-provoking language, Bergeron invites readers to reflect on the impact of technology on our lives.

Intro to Psychology
Martha Lally and Suzanne Valentine-French

Psychology is the scientific study of mind (mental processes) and behavior. The word psychology comes from the Greek words psyche, meaning life, and logos, meaning explanation. This is a basic overview of the field of psychology.

The Final Mysteries of Exploration
John Bucan

Victor explains that while physical exploration can uncover many wonders of the natural world, it cannot reveal the mysteries of the human experience. He believes that the greatest mysteries lie within ourselves, and that we must explore our own thoughts, emotions, and beliefs to truly understand the world around us.

Foundations of Quantum Theory
Klaas Landsman

Comprehensive and in-depth analysis of the philosophical and mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics. It explores the history and development of quantum theory and presents various interpretations and implications of its fundamental principles.

A History of God
Karen Armstrong

Comprehensive overview of the concept of God in the major monotheistic religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. It explores the historical evolution of the idea of God, as well as the social and cultural factors that have shaped religious beliefs.

A Hunger for God
John Piper

Christian book that explores the theme of spiritual hunger and the importance of cultivating a deeper relationship with God through prayer, fasting, and other spiritual practices. It emphasizes the transformative power of faith and the pursuit of a more meaningful and purposeful life.

Babylonion Magic and Sorcery
Leonard W. King

Study of the magical practices and beliefs of the ancient Babylonians. It covers various aspects of Babylonian magic, including divination, incantations, and the use of amulets, and provides insight into the role of magic in Babylonian society and religion.

Be Here Now
Ram Dass

Encourages readers to live in the present moment and embrace the journey of self-discovery. The book combines Eastern philosophy and Western psychology, and includes personal anecdotes, illustrations, and exercises to help readers find inner peace and live a more mindful and fulfilling life.

Bhagavad Gita
Indian Religious Text

Dialogue between the warrior prince Arjuna and his charioteer Lord Krishna, in which they discuss various philosophical and ethical issues related to duty, dharma, karma, and the nature of the self. The text is considered a sacred scripture by Hindus and has had a profound influence on Indian philosophy, spirituality, and culture.

God
Manjuaneth.R

This book will engage you with its provocative Tales, Symbols, Rituals and information about some fascinating aspects related to the Supreme Being, creator deity and principal object of faith, who is neither circumscribed by space, nor touched by time and usually conceived as being omniscient, omnipotent, omnipresent, and as having an eternal and necessary existence.

Mere Christianity
C.S. Lewis

Theological book that presents a case for Christianity in an accessible way. It covers topics such as morality, the nature of God, and the role of Jesus Christ in just four parts, making it a classic in Christian literature.

Misquoting Jesus
Bart Ehrman

Explores the history of the New Testament and the ways in which its texts have been changed, edited, and mistranslated over time. It challenges traditional views of biblical inerrancy and sheds light on the complexity of the textual transmission of the Bible.

On Surviving Reincarnation
Joy Laine

Scholarly journal article describing scientific explanations for reincarnation.

Quran
Islamic Religious Text

central religious text of Islam, containing the revelations received by the Prophet Muhammad from Allah (God) over a period of 23 years. The text is divided into 114 chapters, or surahs, which cover a range of topics including the oneness of God, the nature of humanity, moral guidance, social justice, and the afterlife.

The Aquariun Gospel of Jesus the Christ
Levi Dowling

Presents a version of the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, as channeled through Levi Dowling in the early 20th century. It blends elements of Eastern and Western spirituality and provides a cosmic and mystical interpretation of Jesus' teachings.

The Book of Enoch
Jewish Religious Text

Attributed to the biblical figure Enoch, the great-grandfather of Noah, this text contains stories and visions that explore the nature of God, the origins of humanity, and the coming judgment of the world.

The Forgotton Books of Eden
Religious Text

The First and Second Books of Adam and Eve, The Secrets of Enoch, The Psalms of Solomon, and others. These books explore various themes such as creation, sin, redemption, and the nature of God, and offer alternative perspectives to the stories found in the Bible.

The Holy Bible
Religious Text

Divided into two main sections, the Old Testament and the New Testament, the Bible contains 66 books that cover topics such as creation, the history of the Jewish people, the life and teachings of Jesus Christ, and the early Christian church.

The Triumphant Church
Kenneth Hagan

Teaches on the authority of the Church and the individual believer in exercising the power and dominion given to them by Jesus Christ. It emphasizes the importance of faith, prayer, and spiritual warfare in achieving victory.

The Screwtape Letters
C.S. Lewis

Written in the form of a series of letters from a senior demon named Screwtape to his nephew, Wormwood, who is tasked with tempting a young man referred to as "the Patient". Through the letters, Lewis explores the nature of temptation, the human condition, and the importance of faith.

Starmaker
Olaf Stapledon

Explores the evolution of life and intelligence in the universe. The story follows an unnamed narrator who embarks on a journey through space and time, encountering different forms of life and consciousness, and ultimately coming face to face with the mysterious "Starmaker" who created the universe.

Simulations of God
John Lilly

Exploring altered states of consciousness including psychedelic drugs and sensory deprivation tanks, Lilly explains how these experiences led him to encounter higher states of consciousness that he refers to as "the God experience." Argues that these experiences are not just subjective hallucinations but real encounters with a transcendent reality that can transform a person's worldview and understanding of existence.

What I Believe
Alfred Korzybski

Argues that language is an imperfect tool, and that our understanding of reality is limited by the ways in which we use language to describe it. Korzybski suggests that by becoming aware of the ways in which our language and thought processes are flawed, we can improve our ability to understand and communicate with one another.

The Lottery
Shirley Jackson

Depicts a small, close-knit town that holds an annual lottery. The lottery's winner is stoned to death by the other townspeople in a shocking twist ending that highlights the dangers of blindly following tradition.

The Monkey's Paw
W.W. Jacobs

A classic horror story that explores the theme of the dangers of greed and desire. The paw's ability to grant wishes appears to come at a great cost, and the characters in the story ultimately learn that sometimes, it's best to be content with what you have rather than risking everything for more.

The Most Dangerous Game
Richard Connell

A big-game hunter named Rainsford becomes stranded on an island and is forced to play a deadly game with another hunter, General Zaroff. The game involves Rainsford being hunted by Zaroff, and the story culminates in a thrilling and suspenseful conclusion.

There Will Come Soft Rains
Ray Bradbury

Set in a futuristic, post-apocalyptic world where technology continues to function despite the absence of human life. The story follows a single day in the life of a fully automated house, which performs its daily tasks despite the fact that its inhabitants are long gone, leading to a haunting and thought-provoking conclusion.

Simulations of God
John Lilly

Exploring altered states of consciousness including psychedelic drugs and sensory deprivation tanks, Lilly explains how these experiences led him to encounter higher states of consciousness that he refers to as "the God experience." Argues that these experiences are not just subjective hallucinations but real encounters with a transcendent reality that can transform a person's worldview and understanding of existence.

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Information Architecture
Rosenfeld, Morville, Arango

Guide to designing digital information. The book covers topics such as user research, content strategy, navigation design, and information organization, providing practical tips and examples.

Invent Your Own Computer Games
Al Sweigart

Beginner-friendly guide to programming and game development using the Python language. The book covers topics such as graphics, animation, sound, and artificial intelligence, providing step-by-step instructions and code samples for creating several games, including Tic Tac Toe, Hangman, and Blackjack.

Learning Web Design
Jennifer Niederst Robbins

Guide that covers the foundational concepts of web design, including HTML, CSS, and responsive design. It provides practical examples and exercises to help beginners develop the skills they need to create visually appealing and user-friendly websites.

When Google Met Wikileaks
Julian Assange

Documents the conversations between Assange and Google Chairman Eric Schmidt about the company's role in global politics and its relationship with the US government. Assange argues that Google's close ties with the US government and its expansion into foreign countries raise serious concerns about privacy and freedom of speech.

Tech Poems
Luke T. Bergero

Collection of short poems that explore the relationship between technology and humanity. Through playful and thought-provoking language, Bergeron invites readers to reflect on the impact of technology on our lives.

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The Anarchist's Cookbook
William Powell

Controversial book serving as a manifesto for anarchy that was first published in 1971. It contains instructions for various types of explosive devices, weapons, and drugs, as well as advice on sabotage, terrorism, and other forms of political activism.

Anarchy Cookbook Version 2000
William Powell

An updated manifesto for the new millenium. This one has lots of fun stuff involving 90's and 00's technology, including phone-phreaking, black boxes, hacking, blackmail, survelliance, and more.

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