WINNING THE HEARTS AND MINDS
It is increasingly clear that winning the war on terror is most likely to be won not by military force alone but in appealing to the highest and the best in all the peoples of the world.
Jacob Needleman: The American Soul : Rediscovering the Wisdom of the Founders
This book is a profound answer to extremism's supeficial challenge.
Robert Henri: The Art Spirit: Notes, Articles, Fragments of Letters and Talks to Students, Bearing on the Concept and Technique of Picture Making, the Study of Art Generally, and on Appreciation (Icon Editions)
The Art Spirit is also a prescription for living the good life. A must for serious students seeking the meaning of their life.
ERIC HANSEN: The Bird Man and the Lap Dancer : Close Encounters with Strangers
An unusual traveler's stories of truly meaningful connections.
Brewster Ghiselin: The Creative Process: Reflections on the Invention of Art
Reinforces the aspiring creator to take his/her creative urges seriously.
Harlan Ullman: Finishing Business: Ten Steps To Defeat Global Terror
A practical and realistic approach to confronting this most complex problem.
Clarence Irving Lewis: Mind and the World-Order: Outline of a Theory of Knowledge
An illuminating guide book for those searching for a method to objectify and organize their experience.
Jared Diamond: COLLAPSE: HOW SOCIETIES CHOOSE TO FAIL OR SUCCEED
A primer for survival and thrival if we dare learn from our collective experience.
Christopher J. Moore: In Other Words
A liguistic roadmap for getting found if one is lost in translation.
Ernest Becker: The DENIAL of DEATH
A daring and provocative challenge to all human beings to face nitty gritty reality square in the face. His ideas are building blocks in erecting a grounded faith.