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Jordan Peterson Explains the Most Useful Psychological Exercise Anyone Can Ever Do

The most powerful existential exercise explained by Jordan Peterson that makes you stronger, more authentic, and helps you speak the truth.

Martijn Schirp

Terence McKenna, Maurice Merleau-Ponty, and the Archaic Revival of Empathy

“Western civilization is a loaded gun pointed at the head of this planet,” Terence McKenna...

Hans

Death Is Not The End

Is death really that scary?

Jon Brooks

The Purpose of Your Life is Whatever the Hell You Want it to Be

What's your life purpose? Life is magnificently open; beautifully free. Its meaning is up to us. Read on to find out why we need to make our own purpose:

Ben

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

Jordan Bates

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.

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

Are You the God of Your Life? — You Will Go Mad Trying to Solve the Paradox of This Comic

You might want to grab some napkins, in the event that your eyes roll back into your skull and you start foaming at the mouth from an overdose of paradox.

Jordan Bates

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.

Jordan Bates

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

Jordan Bates

18 Rare Friedrich Nietzsche Quotes to Make You Question Everything

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

Jordan Bates

Cathedral Consciousness: On Maintaining an Awe-Filled State in Daily Life

How to stay aware of the sprawlingly wondrous world around you in day-to-day life.

Keith Morrison

Photographer Ryan Muirhead Talks Depression, Creativity, and What it Means to Be Human

In this intimate interview, photographer Ryan Muirhead tells of his path from being suicidal to finding meaning in art.

Ryan Trimble