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Mary Oliver’s Magnificent Short Guide to a Life of Wisdom

"You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting."

Jordan Bates

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

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

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

Rudyard Kipling’s Timeless 149-Word Instruction Manual for Wisdom

Rudyard Kipling's timeless poem "If" told through the stories of cultural icons.

Jon Brooks

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

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...

Jordan Bates

5 Major Philosophers’ Dizzying Ideas Translated into Matrix Morpheus Memes

What would happen if some of history's most famous philosophers were alive today and tried to condense their ideas into Internet memes?

Jordan Bates

7 Comical & Subversive Religions You’ve Never Heard Of

“I would only believe in a god who could dance.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

Jordan Bates

5 Mind-Blowing Books That Are Worth The Struggle To Read

Books are obstacle courses for the mind. By confronting us with paradigm shifting ideas they...

Martijn Schirp

Friedrich Nietzsche’s Guide to Conquering Your Existence

In essence, an Overman is one who has superseded the bondage of the human condition and reached a liberated state — one of free play and creativity.

Jordan Bates