Jordan Greenhall on Why Humanity’s Situation is Like Game of Thrones and How to Save the World

Jordan Greenhall has a brilliant and fascinating mind, and an urgent message.

Charlie Kaufman on the Deficiencies of Consumerist Culture and the Mind-Altering Effects of Media

Have we become zombie slaves? Watch and listen as Charlie Kaufman dissects the fallacies of consumerist culture with heartbroken yet hopeful wisdom.

The Unknown

Don’t Hold Back: How Not Expressing Yourself is Stressing Yourself

Isaac Asimov once said, “The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom.”

Vironika Tugaleva

Psilocybin and the Shadow: Magic Mushrooms as a Tool For Healing Emotional Trauma

Psilocybin mushrooms can be used for many purposes, but perhaps their greatest value is as a tool for confronting and healing repressed trauma.

James W. Jesso

Jonathan Haidt: Three Stories About Capitalism

Great food for thought on different ways of understanding capitalism.

Why the Examined Life is the Only Life Worth Living

Are you living an examined life? If so, your personal development game should be excellent! If not, you need to start studying yourself. Here's why:

Ben

What is Technology Doing to Us? — Sam Harris and Tristan Harris Discuss the Unsettling Truth of Social Media

On the arms race for human attention, the ethics of persuasion, the consequences of having an ad-based economy, the dynamics of regret, and other topics.

Terence Mckenna: Trust Yourself

Beautiful words from a beautiful mind.

The 7 Universal Life Lessons Contained in Every Self-Help Book Ever Written

I believe I can summarize every self-help / success / self-improvement book ever written, minus the bullshit, in just 7 easy steps.

The Unknown

Stop Bullshitting Yourself If You Want to Wake Up (From the True Matrix) Part II: Reloaded

A true story about taking ownership of not only the good aspects of our lives, but also the bad.

SearchingForSumthin

The Follies of Perception: Why We Should Admit We Know Little

Perception is reality, or so they say. Actually, reality is way more sophisticated than your perception will ever grasp. How could your perceptions fool you? Should we be less cock-sure of our...

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