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Take the "holy" out of the holidays!
In The Atheist's Guide to Christmas ($14.99), forty-two atheist artists, comedians, scientists and writers offer funny and serious essays on Christmas.
Away with All Gods! (Xmas online special price $13.00) is a powerful and erudite critique of religion and superstition and a rousing call to place our trust in reason and the scientific method....Unusual for an atheist work and in marked difference to works of Sam Harris and Richard Dawkins Avakian went further to explore the way in which religion is used to sustain the status quo and as a reactionary force by political power mongers...He stands against not only religion and superstition but for reason and science and shows us what an alternative way of living can really be like. More importantly he shows us the revolutionary potential of finally doing away with all gods and what such a new world could look like." --Synergy Magazine
In the ruins of a place once known as North America lies the nation of Panem, a shining Capitol surrounded by twelve outlying districts. Each year, the districts are forced by the Capitol to send one boy and one girl between the ages of twelve and eighteen to participate in the Hunger Games, a brutal and terrifying fight to the death – televised for all of Panem to see. Katniss Everden finds that if she is to survive the Hunger Games, she must weigh survival against humanity and life against love.
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The Science of Evolution and the Myth of Creationism Knowing What's Real and Why It Matters by Ardea Skybreak ($24.95) In today's world, without the science of evolution there would be no science. Written for both the scientifically-minded as well as those who are not familiar with science at all, this book details the facts evolution. Skybreak looks at the diversity and complexity of life on this planet and how all life, including humans, evolved.
“I was also curious to see how [Eric Drooker] would interpret my work. And I thought that with today's lowered attention span TV consciousness, this would be a kind of updating of the presentation of my work . . . He really captured that sense of Moloch I was going for in the second section of 'Howl'—‘Moloch whose buildings are judgment!’” —Allen Ginsberg
“A riveting account of the assassination, the plot behind it, the attempted cover-up, and the lessons we should draw from this shocking tale of government iniquity.” (Noam Chomsky)