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This document contains provision Table of Contents for Book One, Book Two, and Book Three of the Earth Manifesto, as envisioned in the Autumn of 2011.


              Earth Manifesto Book One: A Feast of Philosophy

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A.  Tiffany Twain Entertains: A Philosophic Cookbook

A purposeful evaluation of excellent ways to properly cook our lives.

B.  Happy Harbingers in Good Ideas for a Better Future

A wild true story about positive means to accomplish vital ends.

C.  Twelve Delicious Recipes for Good Health and Gourmet Appreciation

An initial collection of healthy and delicious recipes for a sustainable planet.

D.  Sad Implications of the Two Dueling Santa Claus Strategies in Political Economics

A clever introspection into our national debt-financed spending and tax-cutting craziness.

E.  Huckleberry Finn, the California Gold Rush, and Related Reflections

Follow Huckleberry Finn on adventures out west, and accompany me on a philosophical journey through some fascinating and surprising territory.

F.  Rapture Mania:  Bizarre Beliefs and Epic Epiphanies

The End Times are NOT at hand, but smarter ideas and conceptions are in the offing.

G.  A Quite Curious and Illuminating Biography of Mark Twain

An entertaining and insightful exploration of "the Lincoln of our literature" on the 100-year anniversary of his death.

H.  A Feminine Vision of an Achievable Better World: Anima Should Reign!

A fresh way of looking at the world that would enable us to collectively improve our societies for the vast majority of people, including all people in future generations.

I.  Gaia’s Geological Perspective: Episodes Since Genesis

Mother Earth speaks to us, and we get a glimpse of the true message.

J.  Tall Tales, Provocative Parables, Luminous Clarity, and Evocative Truths:

        A Modern Log from the Sea of Cortez

Find out the astounding things discovered by seven sexy gals aboard the Gato de Cortez catamaran on a gourmet week-long adventure amongst the islands of the Gulf of California.

K.  Tyrants and Damsels and Associated Incisive Insights

Entertaining and enlightening stories, speculations and insights provided by an ethical ecological philosopher.

L.  Revelations of a Modern Prophet

Revelations related to the increasing need for new spiritual and practical ways of seeing and acting in the world.

M.  Inspiration, Imagination, and the Deep Well of Human Impulses

An introspection into the value of reading and the marvelous inspirations that motivated the great authors Jack London and Mark Twain, together with some observations concerning famous art, literary classics and philosophy.

N.  Mississippi River Reflections: An Ode to a Lost Friend

O.  Letter to Roy Hark, Mayor of Hannibal, Missouri

A declaration of the author's discovery and intention, containing revelations about the nature of freedom, and such information as that concerning Hannibal's own 'Unsinkable Molly Brown' and the shocking 1811-1812 earthquakes in the New Madrid Seismic Zone in Missouri.

P.  Letter to the Hannibal High School newspaper, the Black and Red

How students in high schools, colleges and universities can become better participants in the great laboratory of democracy.  Since the dominant forces that control our societies are giving extremely short shrift to the interests of young people, this Letter provides the ferment of positive ideas to achieve a tectonic shift in these tendencies.

Q.  Crystal Clear Conceptions

An essay about essential principles, forward-thinking ideas, democracy, oil politics, ecological truths, and American empire.

R.  Freedom: Utopian Idea and Unifying Objective

Observations about American ideals and hopes, and the obstacles we face today in achieving them.  These ideas are framed with the perceptive understanding of a Zen master, and they contain important perspectives of Victor Hugo, Adam Smith, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Mark Twain.

S.  Optimizing Change through Clarity of Awareness and Right Action

Common sense perspective of the common good, as seen through the eyes of Mark Twain's modern alter ego. Visionary, philosophic, authentic, perhaps even revolutionary, this essay contains vital economic, social, political and ecological truths.

T.  Profound Psychological Perspectives and Prescriptions for Trying Times

Overarching ideas about our current culture and economic, social, ecological and spiritual dilemmas.

U.  The Implications Associated with Modernity and the Coming of the Age of Aquarius

An explanation of astronomy, the zodiac, astrology, and insightful observations about the future.

V.  Ayn Rand, Jack London, and a Fountainhead of Philosophies

A surprising comparison between two of the most provocative and passionate intellectuals and philosophers of the past century.

W.  Salvation and the Further Adventures of Humanity:  Grasping Reality and Glimpsing

         the Fairest of Big Picture Perspectives

X.  Recommended Reading for a Broader Understanding and Appreciation of the World

Dr. Tiffany B. Twain      

                                                                                                         October 24, 2011




     Earth Manifesto Book Two - Saving Ourselves by Saving the World

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            “Sail forth --- Steer for the deep water only,

                      Reckless O Soul, exploring, I with thee, and thou with me,

                         For we are bound where mariner has not yet dared to go,

                    And we will risk the ship, ourselves, and all.”

                                                                        --- Walt Whitman

A.  Press Release: Revolutionary Earth Manifesto Launched. 

A top-level summary of Earth Manifesto ideas.

B.  A Bill of Rights for Future Generations

A proposal for a critically important commitment to our heirs.  This is an idea whose time has come.

C.  Sustainability Index:  An Assessment of Progress toward Sustainable Existence 

This gauge evaluates 45 important indicators for the progress we are making toward creating sustainable civilizations.  The current status: <Risky prospects, with transformative changes need to be sustainable.>

D.  Intelligent Precautionary Principles - Holy Cow!

Six categories of sensible ideas to ensure that we create a more secure future.

E.  Principal Reasons a Bill of Rights for Future Generations Is Needed

The whole scoop explaining why the time has come for us to commit to fair treatment of our descendents by giving their prospects greater respect.

F.  Existence, Economics, and Ecological Intelligence. 

An essay containing essential ideas concerning the farsighted understandings of ecological economists, together with eye-opening insights into economic realities, historical trends and required reforms.

G.  Common Sense vs. Political Realities: An Anatomy of Dysfunctionality

Insights into the undesirable implications of the January 21, 2010 decision by the Supreme Court to allow corporations and unions to spend freely to influence elections.

H.  The Common Good, Properly Understood

Big Picture understandings of the 'common good' and how people in the world should be creating fairer societies in harmony with the greater good and a healthier and more sustainable future.

I.  Comprehensive Global Perspective: An Illuminating Worldview

This philosophical treatise is the magnum opus of Earth Manifesto awareness.  It contains 121 chapters of insightful observations and cohesive understandings that concern the nature of the human condition and the significant challenges facing humanity today.  It provides valuable ideas about how we can collectively transform our lives into healthier and more meaningful ones, and our societies into fairer and more sustainable ones.  I recommend that readers peruse the first chapter, Declaration of Interdependence, and then check out the rest of this opus at your own pace, since it is very lengthy.

J.  The Reality and Ramifications of Peak Oil

K.  A Smart Goal:  Turn Environmental Decline into Restoration

L.  Sow Justice, Harvest Peace

M.  Reflections on War

Critically important insights into the nature and motivations of war, and into perceptions of security, freedom, democracy, peace, economics, militarism, patriotism, demagoguery, and extremism.

N.  A Peaceable Proposition: The Golden Rule ‘Greening’ of U.S. Foreign Policy 

Uncommon common sense, and the positive implications of these insights for the future of humanity.

O.  An Open Letter to Barack Obama

An appeal to the President to heed the ecological understandings of the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment and the new film by Yann Arthus-Bertrand titled Home.

P.  A Second Open Letter to President Obama - Provocative Proposals for Real “Change

       We Can Believe In”

A bona-fide top notch Tom Sawyer-like solution to the three biggest long-term challenges facing the United States today: the looming ecological crisis, the growing level of unfairness in our society, and the out-of-control federal debt.

Q.  A Real Memo to Rachel Maddow

A close examination of California's budget fiasco and some detailed ideas on how to make sure that progressive initiatives improve our State and national governments.

Appendix to Book Two:  Tiffany Twain’s Instantaneous Lucidification: Policy Proposals

 R.  Radically Simple Ways to Make America Fairer, and to Fix Both Social Security

        and Health Care So We Can Move On to Address Much Bigger Issues

 S.  Three Bills of Right: A Triumvirate of Responsible Actions for the Greater Good

Proposals to help solve three of the most crucial challenges we face today.

 T.  One Dozen Big Initiatives to Positively Transform Our Societies

This is my prescription for the top 12 ways that we should be creating healthier communities, fairer institutions, and more sane societies.

 U.  Progressive Agenda for a More Sane Humanity

This is an extensively detailed summary of the most important priorities that the human race should be undertaking to ensure a better destiny for ourselves and our descendents. The Agenda is essentially a social, economic, ecological and political platform for our species.

  Dr. Tiffany B. Twain      

                                                                                                           November 11, 2011



                        Earth Manifesto Book Three

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A.  Introduction to the Original Earth Manifesto:  Serendipitous Epiphany    

B.  The 121 Soliloquies of the Original Earth Manifesto

The original Earth Manifesto consisted of 121 timeless and farsighted Soliloquies that began as passionate calligraphic expressions of philosophic truths, and evolved into the current manuscript.  These Soliloquies represent a provocative, comprehensive, and compelling exploration of ideas and principles that have been waiting to be discovered on the Internet since 2004.

C.  Index of the Titles of the 121 Soliloquies

D.  Crumbling Ideologies, Hope, and Baby Steps toward Wiser Ways Forward

Here is the scoop about economic re-regulation, and what's the matter with Kansas and America, and the foibles of the so-called Washington Consensus, and the ruses of a modern American 'Trojan Horse' subterfuge, and a recap of the latest ideas presented in the online film, Zeitgeist Addendum.

E.  Sliding Doors, Shifting Perceptions, and Transcendent Visions

A timely introspection into the economic crisis of 2008, including insights into economic inequality, the fundamental misunderstanding embedded in measures of GDP, the Zoology of Desire, an 'elephant in the room', the "misoverestimation" of John McCain, and a nod to the perceptive Rachel Maddow, Doctor Of Philosophy, for her entertaining progressive-minded, greater good Rachael Maddow Show.

F.  The Bailout Blues and Gut Check Soul Revue

A music-informed review of vital insights into the true nature of unfettered capitalism and the global economic crisis, together with overarching principles, "Bet Situation" observations, and commentary concerning good governance, Greater Good goals, the government bailout plan, and better remedies to deal with the credit crunch, the foreclosure crisis and risks of recession.

G.  Beam Me Up, Scotty!  The Earth Manifesto Arrives …

Introductory observations about our political system and wiser courses of action, as viewed from the context of truth, honesty, comprehensive understandings and ecological sanity.  The wisdom of the Dalai Lama and the logic of Mr. Spock are invoked, and due consideration is given to the issue of loyalty and the real drives that influence our economic and political systems.

H.  Reporting Live from the Ground Zero Bleacher Seats in the Mega Bubble

Read all about the U.S. and world economy in this age of turbulence and turmoil, with insightful deliberations included that concern human nature, capitalism, deregulation, the housing bubble, the Enron Loophole, oil futures contracts, the process of “creative destruction”, causes and consequences, curiosities and conundrums, intrigue, predicaments, ambitions, fraud, shameful ignominy, triumphant potentialities and positive ways forward.

I.  Mission To Be Accomplished.

A Big Picture essay that deals with the paramount goals that humankind must embrace to create a free, just and sustainable society.

J.  A Personal Plea for Voter Sanity

K.  An Autobiographical Obituary.   

L.  Evolutionary Understandings from “the Blue Period” (Oct. '04-Jan. '06)

 1. Intelligent Redesign.
 2. Evolutionary Understandings Overview.
 3. Important Principles Illuminated.
 4. Visionary Perspective --- The Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.
 5. The Big Picture.
 6. Katrina Revelations
 7. Patriotism and Christianity.
 8. Materialism, Aggression, and Militarism.
 9. Strategic Imperative --- Oil Independence.
10. Superstition, Prophecy and End Times.
11. Faith, Fundamentalism, and Practicality.
12. Practical Idealism, Political Philosophy, and Fairness.
13. An Ode to Liberty and Justice for All.
14. Strategic Planning Truths.
15. Reason, Morality, and Progressive Adaptation.
16. Top Ten Reasons to Adopt a Progressive Agenda.
17. Freedom, Fascism, Deception, and Rationality.
18. The U.S. Constitution --- Progress and Reaction.
19. The True State of the Union.
20. Media and Its Impacts.
21. A Weakness for Irresponsible Expediencies.
22. An Ode to Visionary Practicality.
23. Understanding the Universe.
24. The Control of Nature.
25. Quo Vadis --- Where Do We Go From Here?

26. Our Bubble Economy.
27. Empathy and Compassion.

28. Political Prophecy.
29. The Zeitgeist of America in the Winter of 2006.
30. Success, Failure, and Rationality.

31. Sex, Sexual Drives, Sexual Intercourse, and Personal Responsibility.
32. An Ode to Meaning.

                                                                                                          Dr. Tiffany B. Twain