The Book of Life

Upton SINCLAIR (1878 - 1968)


Faith and reason, love and virtue, morality and mortality! In these two short volumes the famous novelist, essayist, and playwright, Upton Sinclair, confided his most prized worldly wisdom for generations to come. His kind and witty personal advice both provokes and enlightens page by page. (Summary by Rom Maczka)

Genre(s): *Non-fiction, Philosophy, Psychology

Language: English

Section Chapter Reader Time
Play 00 00 - Introductory Rom Maczka
00:11:56
Play 01 01 - Nature of Life & Nature of Faith Rom Maczka
00:23:43
Play 02 02 - Use of Reason & Origin of Morality Rom Maczka
00:23:56
Play 03 03 - Nature and Man & Man the Rebel Rom Maczka
00:30:01
Play 04 04 - Making Our Morals & Virtues of Moderation Rom Maczka
00:29:51
Play 05 05 - The Choosing of Life & Myself and My Neighbor Rom Maczka
00:31:33
Play 06 06 - The Mind and the Body & The Mind of the Body Rom Maczka
00:40:55
Play 07 07 - Exploring the Subconscious & The Problem of Immortality Rom Maczka
00:40:32
Play 08 08 - The Evidence for Survival Rom Maczka
00:28:47
Play 09 09 - The Powers of the Mind & The Conduct of the Mind Rom Maczka
00:33:54
Play 10 10 - The Unity of the Body Rom Maczka
00:27:12
Play 11 11 - Experiments in Diet Rom Maczka
00:21:28
Play 12 12 - Errors in Diet Rom Maczka
00:32:39
Play 13 13 - Diet Standards Rom Maczka
00:31:18
Play 14 14 - Foods and Poisons Rom Maczka
00:29:25
Play 15 15 - More About Health & Work and Play Rom Maczka
00:35:07
Play 16 16 - The Fasting Cure & Breaking the Fast Rom Maczka
00:33:03
Play 17 17 - Diseases and Cures Rom Maczka
00:44:47
Play 18 18 - The Reality of Marriage & The Development of Marriage Rom Maczka
00:32:32
Play 19 19 - Sex and Young America & Sex and the Smart Set Rom Maczka
00:37:59
Play 20 20 - Sex & the Poor, Sex & Nature, and Love & Economics Rom Maczka
00:29:49
Play 21 21 - Marriage & Money, Love Versus Lust, Celibacy Versus Chastity Rom Maczka
00:40:19
Play 22 22 - The Defense of Love, Birth Control Rom Maczka
00:32:46
Play 23 23 - Early Marriage, The Marriage Club, Education for Marriage Rom Maczka
00:32:57
Play 24 24 - The Money Side of Marriage, The Defense of Monogamy, The Problem of Jealousy Rom Maczka
00:35:41
Play 25 25 - The Problem of Divorce, The Restriction of Divorce Rom Maczka
00:20:20
Play 26 26 - The Ego and the World, Competition and Co-operation Rom Maczka
00:33:27
Play 27 27 - Aristocracy & Democracy, Ruling Classes, The Process of Social Evolution Rom Maczka
00:31:27
Play 28 28 - Industrial Evolution, The Class Struggle, The Capitalist System Rom Maczka
00:39:48
Play 29 29 - The Capitalist Process, Hard Times, The Iron Ring Rom Maczka
00:24:08
Play 30 30 - Foreign Markets, Capitalist War, The Possibilities of Production Rom Maczka
00:29:41
Play 31 31 - The Cost of Competition, Socialism and Syndicalism, Communism and Anarchism Rom Maczka
00:35:19
Play 32 32 - Social Revolution, Confiscation or Compensation, Expropriating the Expropriators Rom Maczka
00:33:01
Play 33 33 - The Problem of the Land, The Control of Credit Rom Maczka
00:28:33
Play 34 34 - The Control of Industry, The New World, Agricultural Production Rom Maczka
00:31:05
Play 35 35 - Intellectual Production, Mankind Remade Rom Maczka
00:30:58