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10 Ways to Avoid Becoming Just Another Fool on the Internet

Unfortunately, there are a lot of clueless Internet users. Here's how to be smarter than most, both online and in real life.

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5 Unexpected Reasons the Internet is Making People Dumber

You will never view Facebook and Google in the same way after reading this.

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Charles Eisenstein Perfectly Sums Up What America Needs to Do to Move Forward After The Election

"What I do know, though, is that the vast majority of ordinary people are not the cartoonish caricatures of human beings that political rhetoric has made them out to be."

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Mary Oliver’s Magnificent Short Guide to a Life of Wisdom

"You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting."

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Friedrich Nietzsche’s Stunning Meditation on the Tragedy of Conformity

"... the law that every man is a unique miracle; they dare to show us man as he is, uniquely himself to every last movement of his muscles..." — Friedrich Nietzsche, 1844—1900

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Alan Watts’ Jaw-Dropping Explanation of Mankind’s Deepest Nature

If you love Alan as much as we do, you won't want to miss this extraordinary revelation of humanity's deepest nature.

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11 Profound Quotes on the Human Condition to Kindle the Fires of Your Consciousness

Set your mind ablaze with 11 of the most jaw-dropping, perspective-broadening quotes on the human condition I've ever come across.

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Sam Harris’ TED Talk on Artificial Intelligence Will Blow Your Mind and Broaden Your Worldview

"I'm going to describe how the gains we make in artificial intelligence could ultimately destroy us." — Sam Harris

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Existential Comic: We Must Imagine Sisyphus as Having a Hard Time Readjusting to Civilian Life

An introduction to Albert Camus, a hilarious comic, and a powerful critique of existentialism, all in one article.

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