Philosophy | HighExistence

The Medical Gaze: Why Depression Should Not Be Reduced To Chemical Imbalance

I’ve been battling depression off and on since adolescence. A few months prior to getting...

Jonathan Toniolo

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...

Ben

A Poignant Comic on Why You Should Never, Never, Never Give Up

Of all the words of mice and men, the saddest are, "It might have been."

Jon Brooks

Ever wonder how Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) actually work?

One of the best videos on the Internet for understanding the technology underlying Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Carl Sagan: The Original ‘Pale Blue Dot’ Speech

One of the greatest things ever recorded.

This Panda Is Dancing: A Poetic Short Film on the Dangers of Social Media

Incredible food for thought on a set of problems that all Internet users should be aware of.

3 Steps to Change Your Inner Narrative: How Neuro-Linguistic Programming Helped Me Talk to Myself Differently

With the help of NLP, I learned a new way to talk to myself. I re-molded my self-talk to be much less demanding and stressful, relieving myself of huge loads of inner tension.

Ben

2 Rare, Heartwarming Video Clips of Terence McKenna Smoking Cannabis and Taking it Easy

Every once in a while you stumble upon a beautiful artifact in the depths of YouTube, and you're suddenly overcome with gratitude.

ZARATHUSTRA SMITH

12 Profound Vinay Gupta Quotes on Big Data, Elon Musk, Virtual Reality, and Saving the World

Vinay Gupta is one of those humans who make you wish there were about 10,000 more humans exactly like him. These quotes will expand your world.

Jordan Bates