Jordan Bates's Articles | High Existence

Charles Eisenstein Perfectly Explains the Alienation of Modern Life

Charles Eisenstein nails it. Do not read if you aren't prepared to consider the dark truth of modern life.

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Paperback Nirvana: 4 Books That Are Like Talking to God

These heavenly books will make you feel like you're talking with God herself.

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The Sniper: A Mind-Bending Comic on the Nature of Life, Death, War, & Morality

This artistic masterpiece of a comic will spark questions you'd never thought to consider.

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Is Regret Inevitable? — A Haunting Comic + Answers From Kierkegaard & Nietzsche

“The most painful state of being is remembering the future, particularly the one you'll never have.” — Søren Kierkegaard

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18 Rare Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes to Make You Question Everything

You're unlikely to read these subversive sentiments anywhere else on the Internet.

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11 Takeaways From 8 Months of Unemployed Nomadism

The most significant lessons and ideas I (re-)discovered while bumming around the Earth for 8 months.

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Alan Watts’ 3-Part Advice to Married Couples (And to All Who Look For Love)

In his dazzling autobiography, In My Own Way, Alan Watts manages not only to unfurl the captivating...

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Culture is Not Your Friend: Terence McKenna’s Radical Perspective

"What civilization is is 6 billion people trying to make themselves happy by standing on each other's shoulders and kicking each other's teeth in."

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30 Quotes of Genius to Reupholster Your Perspective

“Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” ― Rudyard Kipling

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