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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...

Satori

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...

zaikowski

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...

Jordan Lejuwaan

Schopenhauer’s Big Mistake: The Pleasure of Ephemeral Satisfaction

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

Jordan Lejuwaan

The Universe As Will: Schopenhauer’s Pessimism

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

zaikowski

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...

Martijn Schirp

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!

Jordan Lejuwaan

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...

Martijn Schirp

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...

Jordan Lejuwaan

Why Avoiding The News Makes You Smarter

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

Martijn Schirp

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...

Jordan Lejuwaan

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...

Jordan Lejuwaan

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...

Jordan Lejuwaan

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...

Jordan Lejuwaan

An Experiment in Empathy: 7 Journeys Into the Minds of Others

Humans are empathetic by nature. We can ‘imagine’ how horrible/amazing it must be to be...

Jordan Lejuwaan

The Mushroom/LSD Experience Explained & Explored

Anyone that has tried a psychedelic drug know that it’s impossible to fully explain the experience to someone who hasn’t tried one. The entertainment industry completely misrepresents these...

Jordan Lejuwaan