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A Long Lost Letter From Your Innate Creative Self

You are created by two human beings making love through the beat of their bodies. For nine months you are a tiny organism feeding onto a chord that connects you to your mother's womb. Then you pass...

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The Philosophical Morality of the 1%

Peter Singer is arguably one of the most influential philosophers alive today – he has published over one hundred academic articles, dozens of books, and was recently named a “Companion of the...

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5 Most Common Regrets of the Dying

It is very rare for HE to repost content from other websites, but this one cannot afford to be missed for originality's sake. Bronnie Ware spent her life working with elderly people who were close to...

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Schopenhauer’s Big Mistake: The Pleasure of Ephemeral Satisfaction

This is a response to an article posted earlier this week concerning Arthur Schopenhauer’s...

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The Universe As Will: Schopenhauer’s Pessimism

Arthur Schopenhauer’s philosophy challenges our conviction that life is inherently good. Life,...

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Stop Dieting

If you are a breathing, functioning human being, you’ve probably realized by now that our senses control us. Perhaps what I am about to reveal is a product of my own bias as a budding art historian,...

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This Will Mindfuck You: Simultaneity Is Relative

When Einstein first published his special theory on relativity people were flabbergasted. It couldn't be right, they thought. How can the sequence of an event differ if you observe it from a different...

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7 Books That Will Violently Shift Your Perspectives

Once in a while a book comes along that rocks your world so hard that you're never quite the same after. Here are 7 of those books, ordered by how hard they're going to rock your skull!

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How & Where To Educate Yourself Online

Generation after generation the human species stacks knowledge upon knowledge. This intricate web of symbols acts like a map for our inner and outer world. We use math to trade goods and we use words...

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A Short and Sweet Insight About Human Nature

For some reason or another, I found myself in a funk over the last few days. I was lacking passion and drive. The world wasn't quite as vibrant as it usually appears. Little things were going wrong...

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Why Avoiding The News Makes You Smarter

Some time ago I stopped reading and watching the news. No newspapers, no news programs and no...

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How We Can (Actually) Change The World – Pt. 3/3

Now you know what we're missing, and the best ways to incite REAL change. So what can you do about it? Right now? In the grand scheme of things, not much. Sure, you could attempt to see your...

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How We Can (Actually) Change The World – Pt. 2/3

Now that we've identified the problem, we can move on to the solution. But even before speaking of a specific solution, we must discuss the paradigm of change. How does change come about? What is the...

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How We Can (Actually) Change The World – Pt. 1/3

What this is not: A wishy-washy, positive thinking, pie-in-the-sky idea about changing the world. I will not be advocating the power of group meditation, overthrowing the powers that be or anything...

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My 14-Day Juice Fast

A few weeks ago, a close friend challenged me to a 10-day juice fast. I love trying out new things, especially healthy things, so I excitedly agreed. I went out and bought an inordinate amount of...

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How to Harness the Dark Side of the Force

Yoda spoke of the destructive power of anger, but not of the constructive power. There are two sides to every coin; every truth is a paradox. Sith lords wield great power because of their ability to...

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