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15 Reality-Shattering Thought Experiments That Will Unplug You From the Matrix

Warning: These 15 thought experiments will leave you feeling a lot less certain about the nature of your existence.

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Turning The Problem Around: Mental Health In A Sick Society

The rise of people who are diagnosed with mental illnesses, especially children, has been unprecedented. ADHD, ADD, bipolar, depression are some of the current labels we slam on people who don't quite...

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30 Days of Challenges to Transform You From n00b to Demi-God

We devised 30 completely unconventional one-day challenges to level up your existence. Complete even a few of these idiosyncratic tests to take your self-knowledge to the next echelon.

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The Reluctant Jihadist: My Views on Religion, Ingratitude, and the False Ego

The word religion comes from the Latin re-ligare, it means to re-align, man to man, man to his source.

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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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30 Challenges to Enlightenment is LIVE: Do You Accept the Challenge?

The legendary self-development obstacle course has been unleashed. Will you accept the challenge?

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TED: Awesome Talks on Every Subject Matter

TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design), is a an annual conference held in Long Beach, California...

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Master of My Domain: How 365 Days of No Porn Changed My Life

When I was 16 years old and hormones were raging, I made the decision to quit masturbating for a full year. No sex. No masturbation. What happened next changed my life.

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A Shade of Red: My Healing Ayahuasca Experience

Read about my weekend-long Ayahuasca Experience and how it deeply changed my life in unexpected ways. If you've ever considered doing Ayahuasca, read this!

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The Last Question

‘The Last Question is another brilliant short story by Isaac Asimov which makes you think....

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I’m 32, and Last Week I Retired – Chapter 3: Going Tribal with the Mentawai of Indonesia

Four months after I retired I took an adventure with the Mentawai of Indonesia. I share with you my experiences, and what I took away from this beautiful culture.

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How To (Temporarily) Experience A Phantom Limb

I placed a coffee cup in front of John and asked him to grab it [with his phantom limb]. Just as he...

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A Philosopher’s Guide To Facebook Envy

Have you ever gone on Facebook and felt angry, sad or depressed? You're not alone, 1 in 3 people feel Facebook envy. But this isn't always a bad thing...

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Don’t Chase Your Bliss… LIVE IT

If the little-engine-that-could plugs boldly onwards by repeating: “I think I can, I think I...

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Cutting Out the Crap 1/3: Just Say No

There are a lot of things that we say yes to in life that we.. 1) Know inside that we SHOULD not...

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The History Of Molly & Ecstasy Explained In Four Minutes [Video]

A few months ago journalist Thijs Roes (also known as Tice Roose) created the Amsterdam-based...

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