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Rian Nejar

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Rian Nejar is an Indian-American author. He trained and worked as an engineer in India, lived briefly in the Middle East, and arrived in America in the early 90's. After a Master’s in electrical engineering in America, he worked as an instructor, engineer, entrepreneur, and technical writer before taking up mainstream writing. Humbling and Humility (HnH) is his debut novel (excerpt). He lives in southwest United States, and writes on the social and human condition.
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Humbling and Humility

4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
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An immigrant’s tale

The practice of nonviolence, in a very violent and prejudiced world, can be very hard, especially for fathers in the #MeToo era. Here’s one such story based on true events in the American southwest…

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A moving narrative of the life of a Native American wičháša wakȟáŋ (Holy Man).

The book details a Holy Man's spiritual pursuits: visions, interpretations, and applications to his very eventful life. Black Elk holds nothing back; his narrative is raw,
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The complex life of a First Daughter of Alabama

Marketing and editorial reviews notwithstanding, this is no searing memoir, nor is it "timeless and timely." It is, quite simply, the story of a girl who survived a life of tumultuous events of her time
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Informative, entertaining, and very helpful. Recommended for all aspiring authors.
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“We're naught but shadows and dust, suffused awhile with life and energy, forever dancing in the path to infinite disorder.”
Rian Nejar

“The two "I's" of intelligence are Insight and Imagination. Education offers no guarantee of either.”
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“Atheists are often asked to prove the nonexistence of a nonexistent thing, but religious hierarchies do far better: they abuse you with impunity, and profit from selling you many imaginary benefits of a panoply of nonexistent things.”
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“It is hard to free fools from the chains they revere.”
Voltaire

“The unexamined life is not worth living.”
Socrates

“As long as man continues to be the ruthless destroyer of lower living beings, he will never know health or peace. For as long as men massacre animals, they will kill each other.”
Pythagoras

“When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes.”
Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

“Just 'cause something isn't true is no reason to not believe in it...”
Hub Mcann, "Second Hand Lions"




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