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Taoism, Zen, Spirituality

101 Zen Stories
Zen Stories to tell Your Neighbors
Song Of The Bird (spiritual stories much like, but not limited to, zen stories)

the Tao Te Ching:
This is the one I own, it's a version based on other translations, not a direct translation itself. Other versions:
Tao Te Ching
Tao Te Ching Illustrated
Tao Te Ching

Chuang Tzu, the inner chapters:
I prefer David Hinton's translation, but you'll have to buy it to read it. For other, online versions, go here:
Chuang Tzu

Ron Shone's Hypnosis Site
Pretty good resource on hypnosis. I mainly use it for info on self-hypnosis/trance work, found in the "Self Improvement" button; also check out "Resources" for scripts, imagery, and other help.

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Kahlil Gibran (Lebanese philosopher, poet and writer, most well known for The Prophet.)

Edward Abbey
Probably my favorite author, he was and remains a major if radical voice in the environmental movement. Intelligent, funny, blunt, gruff, and eloquent, I love his style, and his books are always entertaining. I have yet to read one I don't like, though my favorite is probably A Fool's Progress. Others include Desert Solitaire and Beyond the Wall

Everett Ruess
Artist, poet, explorer and adventurer, this young man disappeared at age 20 in 1934, somewhere in southeast Utah. His letters reveal him as a youth of great depth and sensitivity. He is a sort of hero of mine. Check out the blockprint gallery and the poems, and I strongly recommend buying A Vagabond For Beauty, the collection of his letters by which he is mostly known.

The Thoreau Reader (A collection of some of Thoreau's books and essays)

Alan Watts (he's great to read, but better to hear)
        Alan Watts Lectures and Essays
        Alan Watts Podcast
        Alan Watts Media
        Part 1 of a 3 part video series on Youtube

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Trails, Hiking, and Outdoors Stuff

Appalachian Trail Conservancy (heart of the online Appalachian Trail community)
Green Mountain Club
Pacific Crest Trail Association
SGT Rock (Some great hiking tips can be found here)
Zen Stoves (Do it yourself, simple alcohol stoves)

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Who Rules America: Wealth, Income, and Power
The Far Left Side (thrice weekly comic with mouse-over text.)
The Daily Show (You can link to the Colbert Report from there, too)

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Sustainability, Alternative Building

A Low Impact Woodland Home (awesome straw bale house)
The Year of Mud (site documenting the building of a cob house)
Natural Building Network

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Random stuff
The Scribbler (A fun little toy I've just rediscovered. Sketch away and watch it go!)
Wind Map (current wind conditions in the Lower 48, cool visualization)