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 A Beginner's Guide to Constructing the Universe
by Michael S. Schneider 

In the spiral of the nautilus shell, in the veins of a maple leaf, in the bonds of the benzene ring--everywhere he looks, Schneider sees a cosmic geometry. Of course, the lines of this geometry have long attracted the attention of probing minds, including Pythagoras, Plato, the Psalmist, Demetrius, and Plotinus. The author weaves the insights of these thinkers and many more together in a tapestry of reflections (richly illustrated) on celestial harmonies. Once initiated into the ancient mysteries, the reader will recognize profound meanings--not merely scientific utility--in squares, triangles, and other common shapes. The reader needs no extraordinary expertise in mathematics to explore these pages, just a relish for intellectual adventure. Schneider helps us discover just how much mental energy can fit within the circle of new horizons.



The Amazing Brain
Robert Ornstein and Richard F. Thompson

This rejacketed volume gives a fresh and intriguing tour of the mysterious territory of human intelligence. Beginning with the simplest view of brain anatomy and operations and using the latest research available, Ornstein and Thompson give the reader both an actual and a metaphorical picture of the human brain. 142 line drawings


A New Science of Life
by Rupert Sheldrake

The implications of this theory are staggering, from predicting the course of hurricanes to explaining deja vu. Sheldrake's thinking seems radical because he does not subscribe to orthodox scientific assumptions that the universe operates like a machine; instead, he sees it as much like a living organism.

Anatomy of an Illness
by Norman Cousins

As an essay, Anatomy of an Illness is engrossing. At as a work of inspiration, it is indispensable. Anyone you know who is ill, or who simply cares about his or her state of health, will gain wisdom and hope from this carefully constructed, sober, yet passionate memoir of healing.


Apprentices of Wonder - Inside the Neural Network Revolution
William F. Allman

The Art of Dreaming
by Carlos Castenada

The Art of Dreaming is in my opinion the best of the Carlos Casteneda series. The sheer terror and excitement encountered reading the book is a direct strike on one's perception of the world around them. It presents new readers of the Castaneda's books with a blow that simply will force them to continue wanting to learn about the sorcerers cognitive world, and presents readers of his series of books with a science of practical application as does magical passes. The Art of Dreaming is something that all of us can explore for ourselves if we dare, and this book is a definite read if we do wish to challenge the boundaries of ordinary perception.


Artificial Intelligence
by F. David Peat

The Black Butterfly
by Dr. Richard Moss

For anyone who has wandered out beyond the usual borders of psychology and religion, Richard Moss's work is a pure gift, an oasis, and a place to heal. I cannot recommend his work highly enough to those on the journey of consciousness.

Brain Longevity
by Cameron Stauth

Now, those seeking to restore faded powers (listen up, baby boomers) have a trio of brand-new advisers on doing just that. Weil's Eight Weeks to Optimum Health tells how to improve general health, Klatz and Kahn's Grow Young with HGH tells how to delay and reverse the effects of aging.


Brainmakers - How Scientists Are Moving Beyond Computers to Create a Rival to the Human Brain
by David H. Freedman

If you think supercomputers like Hal 9000, star of 2001, are inevitable, Freedman may surprise you. For after more than 30 years of trying to create an electronic brain that matches our glob of gray matter, he discloses, scientists and engineers readily admit they are still far from any such goal. Lest you start thinking the artificial intelligence field is totally barren, Freedman shows what's presently in it--computers ranging from some that can think and do logic but not much else to others that can almost sing and dance but don't have the sense to come in out of the rain. The scientific movers and shakers have come to a dead end in trying to make computer brains that look and act like R2D2 and instead are looking at how the brain evolved. Ironically, the lowly cockroach and other bugs may provide the inspiration for actually building a brain. Some of the newest developments are downright startling, allowing Freedman to assert that the next decade or so may see "thinking" computers that may make Hal 9000 seem outmoded in the real year 2001.


Brain States
Tom Kenyon

"..shows us with numerous examples and vivid imagery how properly guided focused intent is one of our most powerful allies..."

by James Gleick

Few writers distinguish themselves by their ability to write about complicated, even obscure topics clearly and engagingly. James Gleick, a former science writer for the New York Times, resides in this exclusive category.

Chicken Soup for the Soul
by Mark Hansen
and Jack Canfield


The Conscious Ear
by Alfred Tomatis

This autobiography by the French physician and ear specialist whose work has had a major impact on dyslexia and other learning disorders was originally published in French (1977). The Tomatis Method, which helps develop listening and communication skills, is used in 15 different countries.

Conversations with God - An Uncommon Dialog - Book 1
by Neale D. Walsh

In 1992, Neale Donald Walsch was nearing 50 and feeling less than happy with his life--his four marriages had failed, his relationships with his kids were spotty, his health was poor, and he'd just lost his job. In frustration he dashed off an angry letter to God.

Cosmic Voyage
by Courtney Brown

In 1996 a book called "Psychic Warrior", by David Morehouse, was published. This book exposed an alleged program within the CIA called "Stargate". The purpose of this program was to use psychics as spies via remote viewing, an ability where an individual travels across the barriers of time and space with their mind and gathers information.

Door to Everything
by Ruby Nelson

This is a book you want to keep on you to study at all times, until you can actually walk through the door of everything.

The Einstein Factor
by Win Wenger, Ph.D. and Richard Poe

New research suggests that the superior achievements of famous thinkers may have been more the result of mental conditioning than genetic superiority. Now you can learn to condition your mind in the same way and improve your performance in virtually all aspects of mental ability, including memory.

Emotional Intelligence
by Daniel Goleman Ph.D.

There was a time when IQ was considered the leading determinant of success. In this fascinating book, based on brain and behavioral research, Daniel Goleman argues that our IQ-idolizing view of intelligence is far too narrow. Instead, Goleman makes the case for "emotional intelligence".

The Emperor's New Mind
Roger Penrose

Some love it, some hate it, but The Emperor's New Mind, physicist Roger Penrose's 1989 treatise attacking the foundations of strong artificial intelligence, is crucial for anyone interested in the history of thinking about AI and consciousness.


Exploring the World of Lucid Dreaming
by Stephen LaBerge, Ph.D.

This book goes far beyond the confines of pop dream psychology, establishing a scientifically researched framework for using lucid dreaming--that is, consciously influencing the outcome of your dreams. Based on Dr. Stephen LaBerge's extensive laboratory work at Stanford University mapping mind/body relationships during the dream state, as well as the teachings of Tibetan dream yogis and the work of other scientists, including German psycholgist Paul Tholey, this practical workbook will show you how to use your dreams to: Solve problems; Gain greater confidence; improve creativity, and more.

Finite and Infinite Games
by James Carse

An extraordinary book that will dramatically change the way you experience life. Finite games are the familiar contests of everyday life, the games we play in business and politics, in the bedroom and on the battlefield -- games with winners and losers, a beginning and an end.

The Five Day Course in Thinking
by Edward de Bono

Out of Print - Limited Availability

Future Memory
by P. M. H. Atwater

Do you wonder what it's like to remember the future? How would it feel to remember events from both your future and your past? PMH Atwater's book, FUTURE MEMORY presents compelling evidence and a fascinating explanation of the future memory phenomenon, where people prelive future experiences while still active and functional in present time.

Higher Creativity - Liberating the Unconscious for Breakthrough Insights
by Willis Harman, Ph.D. 

The Holographic Universe
Michael Talbot

Talbot explains the theory advanced by U. of London physicist David Bohm and Stanford U. neurophysiologist Karl Pribram that despite its apparent tangible reality, the universe is actually a kind of three- dimensional projection and is ultimately no more real than a hologram.


The Hundredth Monkey
by Ken Keyes

This unique e-book edition of best selling author Ken Keyes, Jr.'s book, The Hundredth Monkey, reproduces the entire text of his classic work on the danger of nuclear weapons and power plants in a compact, searchable, and easy-to-read format. The publisher has added a lengthy Introduction and an Afterword to reinforce the fact that nuclear power remains a threat--and why--and shows a possible connection to the UFO phenomenon.

Out of Print - Limited Availability

How to Use the Laws of Mind
by Joseph Murphy

I love this author and am pleased to report that this is one of his best books, on a par with his classic 'Power of your Subconscious Mind.' It explains the difference between the conscious and subconscious mind and how the two work together to create the reality of the individual.


The Inner Nature of Music and the Experience of Tone
by Rudolf Steiner

Out of Print - Limited Availability


In Search of the Engram
by Karl Lashley

Out of Print / Not Available

How to Increase your Intelligence
by Dr. Win Wenger

Out of Print / Not Available

The Instant Millionaire
by Mark Fisher

This delightful allegory by self-made millionaire Mark Fisher imparts the principles of wealth as Fisher learned them. A dissatisfied young man meets an old millionaire who reveals to him the secrets of acquiring not just material abundance, but also true wealth.
Book - $9.95

- $12.76


Languages of the Brain
by Karl Pribram

This book provides a new perception of the reality, a new way of observing the things. The brain is not what we usually study in the textbooks at school. The brain is actually a hologram. If you are interested in learning more about how the brain operates, you won't be able to stop reading this book.

Out of Print - Limited Availability

Life and Teachings of the Masters of the Far East
by Baird T. Spaulding

Coupled with "A Course in Miracles" and a small handful of others, these are THEE most powerful set of books ever written. One must come to understand that we humans know close to nothing about the infinite world of the absolute.


The Looking Glass Universe
J ohn P. Briggs and F. David Peat

Out of Print - Limited Availability

The Magic of Believing
by Claude M. Bristol

For more than four decades success-oriented Americans have turned to the no-nonsense, time-tested motivational techniques described in The Magic of Believing to achieve all their long- and short-term goals.

M.C. Escher: His Life and Complete Graphic Work

The Abradale Press (Abrams' promotional book imprint) reprint of the work originally published by Abrams in 1982--and still in BIP at $65.00.


The Mind Race
by Russell Targ and Keith Haray

Out of Print - Limited Availability

Molecules of Emotion
by Dr. Candace Pert

Pert, a self-described ``catalyst in the mind,body,spirit revolution in modern medical science,'' and once a chief of brain chemistry at the NIH, freely intermingles vibrant stories of her professional and personal life with her theories about neuropeptides.


Music of the Spheres - The Material Universe from Atom to Quasar, Simply Explained
by Guy Murchie

Unequalled for friendliness of tone and accessibility, a personable survey of the microscopic and macroscopic phenomena of the universe. Some of the science is slightly out of date (it was written in 1967) but if you want a thought-provoking introduction to the current views of the physical universe, this is it. I read my copy over and over, and it always gives me new insights in the way Murchie combines ideas that have not been combined before. With excellent illustrations by the author, and the author's own index, which is a deep work of art in itself.

Out of Print - Limited Availability


Music It's Secret Influence Through the Ages
by Cyril Scott

Out of Print - Limited Availability

My Soul Purpose
by Heidi Von Beltz

Funny, forthright and irrepressible stuntwoman Heidi von Beltz was 24 when a crash on the set of "The Cannonball Run" left her barely alive and completely paralyzed. Doctors gave her a few months to live or, at best, a few miserable years confined to an institution. Heidi set out to prove them wrong.


The Mystery of the Mind - A Critical Study of Consciousness and the Human Brain
by Wilder Penfield

Out of Print - Limited Availability


Natural ESP - A Layman's Guide to Unlocking the Extra Sensory Power of Your Mind
by Ingo Swann

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Order out of Chaos
by JIlya Prigogine

Prigogine argues persuasively that he has reconciled classical dynamics with the human conviction that the future cannot be predicted from a knowledge of initial conditions and differential equations alone. He draws the reader through his own intellectual odyssey from classical thermodynamics, through linear non equilibrium thermodynamics, and finally to his holy grail of nonlinear non equilibrium thermodynamics.
Out of Print - Limited Availability

The Paradox Process - Creative Business Solutions...Where You Least Expect to Find Them
by Derm Barrett

Out of Print - Limited Availability


The Philosopher's Stone - Chaos, Synchronicity, and the Hidden Order of the World
F. David Peat

This book is loaded. It discusses a plethora of fascinating scientific topics, and finds a way to connect with all of our living universe in able to make meaning of it all. Though some of what it includes may be rather difficult subjects, what the book puts forth is easy to understand... I'm no scientist and I appreciated what was said. Synchronicity to Chaos Theory to Quantum Physics to phase space to unitary transformations and back. Many metaphors and diagrams are used to illustrate his concepts simply. Bond with our universe and be alive!!!
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Psychic Warrior
by David Morehouse

The thrilling and incredible true story of a man who stood by his convictions and blew the lid off a top-secret project and discovered a new universe of life and thought.


Quantum Healing - Exploring the Frontiers of Mind Body Medicine
by Dr. Deepak Chopra

Early on in Quantum Healing, Deepak Chopra asks an interesting question: Why, when your body mends a broken arm, is it not considered a miracle, but when your body rids itself of cancer, it is? Chopra believes the two phenomena spring from the same well, that the body is capable of doing much more than we assume it can. He calls this ability to cure disease from within "quantum healing," and shows how we're all capable of it. He believes intelligence exists everywhere in our bodies, in each of our 50 trillion cells, and that therefore each cell knows how to heal itself. It's a fascinating assertion, one that remains un provable by science but overwhelmingly true by anecdote.


The Quantum Self - Human Nature & Consciousness Defined by the new Physics
Danak Zohar & I.N. Marshall

Zohar argues that the insights of modern physics can illuminate our understanding of everyday life--our relationships to ourselves, to others, and to the world at large. Guiding readers through the strange and fascinating workings of the subatomic realm to create a new model of human consciousness, the author addresses enduring philosophical questions and shows how the vitality of the new physics combats the alienation and fragmentation of 20th Century life. Illustrations.

The Secret Language of Symbols
by David Fontana

From the I Ching and the Chakras to the Tarot and the Zodiac, this credible, highly readable, and vividly illustrated encyclopedic volume traces the origins and evolution of hundreds of symbols and symbol systems that have impacted human culture, history, art, and psychology since the dawn of time.

The Secret Power of Music
by David Tame

The intention of this book is in the right place. It's a wake-up call to society on the destructive effects of modern music, and conversely, the healing power of the more traditional forms.

Shadows of the Mind
by Roger Penrose

This book speculates daringly on the nature of the new sort of physics that he claims we need.


Shufflebrain: The Quest for the Holgramic Mind
by Paul Pietsch

Out of Print - Limited Availability

Superlearning 2000
by Sheila Ostrander and Lynn Schroeder

A compilation of fast, fun, and innovative learning techniques enable one to master any skill or subject--from computers to athletics to conversational French--in a fraction of traditional learning time, forever changing the way one thinks about learning.


The Three-Pound Universe
Juidth Hooper & Dick Teresi

Out of Print - Limited Availability

Turbulent Mirror
by John Briggs and F. David Peat

Until recently, such phenomena as the volatility of weather systems, the fluctuation of the shock market, or the random firing of neurons in the brain were considered too "noisy" and complex to be probed by science. But now, with the aid of high-speed computers, scientists have been able to.

The Turning Point
by Fritjof Capra

It's all here. Everything we ever needed to know to begin to change our world and ourselves. Totally brilliant. Many years in the making, this book covers a very wide spectrum of knowledge and is fascinating all the way through. Like The Tao of Physics, this book looks toward a world view that encompasses a balance of science and spirit. Capra is also not shy about deconstructing or criticizing popular economic and political mythology, which may disturb some readers, but he has the benefit of input from some of the greatest minds of our time and his analysis is unassailable. Female readers will probably appreciate his sensitivity and balanced approach to feminist perspectives as he discusses what's wrong with our world and what we can do to change things.


The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar and six more stories
by Roald Dahl

The collection of short stories - four previously published in adult journals; two containing child characters; and one a biographical essay - evidence Dahl's strengths as a short-story writer.

You Can Heal Your Life
by Louise Hay

If you haven't seen Hay House's Lifestyles series of gorgeous gift books, there is no better way to acquaint yourself than with publisher/author Louise Hay's You Can Heal Your Life. A bestseller for many years, You Can Heal Your Life has been republished with bright, beautiful illustrations in full.
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Audiocassette - $11.87






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