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Culture is Your Sorta-Trustworthy Friend: Why I Disagree With Terence McKenna

Terence McKenna famously said, "Culture is not your friend." This is a powerful idea. It's also (partially) wrong. Here's why.

Jordan Bates

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.

Jordan Bates

Hunter S. Thompson’s Monumental Letter on How to Find Meaning and Purpose in Life

In April of 1958, 22-year-old Hunter S. Thompson wrote a letter containing words so potent and prophetic that they might alter the course of your life...

Jordan Bates

19 Eye-Opening R. Crumb Quotes on Mass Culture, Psychedelics, Art, Being Human, & the 1960s Counterculture

R. Crumb was one of the most notorious and influential countercultural artists of the 20th century. Here's a beautiful peek inside his expansive mind.

ZARATHUSTRA SMITH