Paradise Island: An Armchair Philosopher's Guide to Human Nature (or "Life Lessons You Learn While Surviving Paradise")

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Are We Masters of or Servants to Our Own Human Nature?

This illustrated short story presents a satire on human nature. "Human nature" are two words that are used often, but what exactly do they mean? This work explores, in narrative form, that mysterious collage of traits, emotions, and idiosyncrasies that describes the way we are and the way we behave — our envy, vanity, greed, and white lies as well as our loyalty, generosity, love, and honor.

Paradise Island is a fable about a young adventurer who travels to the sunny, fun-filled island of his dreams, but struggles to keep paradise found from becoming paradise lost. A product of inspirational and literary fiction, this work will appeal to readers interested in fantasy, satire, and philosophy in fiction.

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Paradise Island is a story about a young adventurer (aka the “Map Maker”) who travels to the sunny, fun-filled island of his dreams, but struggles to keep paradise found from becoming paradise lost. This illustrated novel presents a satire on human nature and lends comical insights into why it is so difficult to hold onto happiness and gain enlightenment. Whatever our version of paradise may be, finding it is one thing, surviving it is another. A product of inspirational and literary fiction, Paradise Island will appeal to readers interested in fantasy, satire, and philosophy in fiction.

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Paradise Island is a fable about a young adventurer who travels to the sunny, fun-filled island of his dreams, but struggles to keep paradise found from becoming paradise lost. This illustrated short story presents a satire on human nature. "Human nature" are two words that are used often, but what exactly do they mean? This work explores, in narrative form, that mysterious collage of traits, emotions, and idiosyncrasies that describes the way we are and the way we behave -- our envy, vanity, greed, and white lies as well as our loyalty, generosity, love, and honor.

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Book Description Maven Publishing, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 211 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Are we masters of or servants to our own human nature? This illustrated, short novel presents a satire on human nature. Human nature are two words that are used often, but what exactly do they mean? This work explores, in narrative form, that mysterious collage of traits, emotions, and idiosyncrasies that describes the way we are and the way we behave -- our envy, vanity, greed, and white lies as well as our loyalty, generosity, love, and honor. Paradise Island is a fable about a young adventurer who travels to the sunny, fun-filled island of his dreams, but struggles to keep paradise found from becoming paradise lost. A product of inspirational and literary fiction, this work will appeal to readers interested in fantasy, satire, and philosophy in fiction. Author s bio: Brandon Royal is an award-winning writer whose educational authorship includes The Little Blue Reasoning Book, The Little Red Writing Book, The Little Gold Grammar Book, and The Little Green Math Book. During his tenure working in Hong Kong for US-based Kaplan Educational Centers -- a Washington Post subsidiary and the largest test-preparation organization in the world -- Brandon honed his theories of teaching and education and developed a set of key learning principles to help define the basics of writing, grammar, math, and reasoning. A Canadian by birth and graduate of the University of Chicago s Booth School of Business, his interest in writing began after completing fiction and scriptwriting courses at Harvard University. Since then he has authored a dozen books and reviews of his books have appeared in Time Asia magazine, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal of America, Midwest Book Review, The Asian Review of Books, Choice Reviews Online, Asia Times Online, and . Brandon is a five-time winner of the International Book Awards, a five-time gold medalist at the President s Book Awards, as well as winner of the Global eBook Awards, USA Book News Best Book Awards, and recipient of the 2011 Educational Book of the Year award as presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. A delectable dish of human foible, served with parsnips baked in irony oil, all topped with a sprinkling of satire-roasted fennel seeds. --Justin Hurwitz, Editor, The Harvard Lampoon. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781897393109

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Book Description Maven Publishing, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 211 x 140 mm. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Are we masters of or servants to our own human nature? This illustrated, short novel presents a satire on human nature. Human nature are two words that are used often, but what exactly do they mean? This work explores, in narrative form, that mysterious collage of traits, emotions, and idiosyncrasies that describes the way we are and the way we behave -- our envy, vanity, greed, and white lies as well as our loyalty, generosity, love, and honor. Paradise Island is a fable about a young adventurer who travels to the sunny, fun-filled island of his dreams, but struggles to keep paradise found from becoming paradise lost. A product of inspirational and literary fiction, this work will appeal to readers interested in fantasy, satire, and philosophy in fiction. Author s bio: Brandon Royal is an award-winning writer whose educational authorship includes The Little Blue Reasoning Book, The Little Red Writing Book, The Little Gold Grammar Book, and The Little Green Math Book. During his tenure working in Hong Kong for US-based Kaplan Educational Centers -- a Washington Post subsidiary and the largest test-preparation organization in the world -- Brandon honed his theories of teaching and education and developed a set of key learning principles to help define the basics of writing, grammar, math, and reasoning. A Canadian by birth and graduate of the University of Chicago s Booth School of Business, his interest in writing began after completing fiction and scriptwriting courses at Harvard University. Since then he has authored a dozen books and reviews of his books have appeared in Time Asia magazine, Publishers Weekly, Library Journal of America, Midwest Book Review, The Asian Review of Books, Choice Reviews Online, Asia Times Online, and . Brandon is a five-time winner of the International Book Awards, a five-time gold medalist at the President s Book Awards, as well as winner of the Global eBook Awards, USA Book News Best Book Awards, and recipient of the 2011 Educational Book of the Year award as presented by the Book Publishers Association of Alberta. A delectable dish of human foible, served with parsnips baked in irony oil, all topped with a sprinkling of satire-roasted fennel seeds. --Justin Hurwitz, Editor, The Harvard Lampoon. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781897393109

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