Jordan Bates's Articles | High Existence

Ram Dass on the Wisdom of “Turning People into Trees”

"And you look at the tree and you allow it. You appreciate it. You see why it is the way it is." — Ram Dass

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Beyond Existentialism: An Interview With Tao Lin

I spoke with Tao Lin about living psychedelically, leaving society, transcending existentialism, DMT entities, re-enchanting nature, and more.

Jordan Bates

Skydiving: The Ultimate Death Meditation

The story of the HighExistence team leaping from a flying machine at 9,000 feet in Costa Rica.

Jordan Bates

The Meeting of Science and Mysticism: A Mind-Melting Essay by Robert Anton Wilson

“The universe may be, not only queerer than we think, but queerer than we can think.” — J.B.S. Haldane

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We’re Living in the Most Peaceful and Prosperous Period of History, But There’s a Catch

Many people think the world is getting worse, but the data tell a fascinatingly different story.

Jordan Bates