Philosophy

Beware the Self-Proclaimed Selfless

Beware the Self-Proclaimed Selfless

In an Ayahuasca vision, I saw a dragon made of grey smoke. In mythology, dragons represent beings of immense power, and he opened with a question true to form: “Do you want power?” I said yes. He ...

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Toltec Art of Life and Death

Toltec Art of Life and Death

Author: don Miguel Ruiz Buy It: Amazon Entertainment Value: 8/10 Life Value: 10+/10 Read If: You want to escape the prison of the mind, and are interested in a masterclass on the art of living and...

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Four Quotes That Will Make You Think Differently About Death

Four Quotes That Will Make You Think Differently About Death

You are going to die.  No matter what you do, this fact is inevitable.  But this thought doesn’t have to be negative.  Death is the ultimate form of resistance in the human experience.  And like al...

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Knowing the Self

Knowing the Self

“When you go searching for yourself, all you are going to find is someone who is searching for their self.” -Mehcad Brooks People in self help and new age circles spend a lot of time searching fo...

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#71 Psychedelics in a Healthy Society, with Danny Miller

#71 Psychedelics in a Healthy Society, with Danny Miller

Danny Miller is the founder of the Psychedelics Society of Brooklyn. He has received press from Vice, Washington Post, and Newsweek surrounding an LSD experience that helped him to quit smoking.

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Avoid The Top 5 Deathbed Regrets

Avoid The Top 5 Deathbed Regrets

Bronnie Ware worked as an end of life caregiver and after her many years of service she wrote a book about the top five regrets she heard on her patients’ deathbed. While there are limitations to t...

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Turning Resistance to Assistance with Ryan Holiday

Turning Resistance to Assistance with Ryan Holiday

For the very first Aubrey Marcus Podcast I get to hang out with bestselling author and fellow philosopher @RyanHoliday. We talk about his book The Obstacle Is the Way - (review here)and the modern applications of both stoicism and epicureanism.

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Obstacle Is the Way

Obstacle Is the Way

Were you aware that Abraham Lincoln suffered from a crippling depression his whole life? That didn't stop him from being the President, winning a war, abolishing slavery, and generally being one of the baddest human beings to exist.

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To Master the Demon

To Master the Demon

There once was a man who lived in the wilderness next to a powerful wizard. The word in the glen was that the wizard had the ability to conjure a demon that could accomplish any task. One day the man decides that he is going to trap this magical brokowski, and make him give up his demon.

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We Thank Our Fear

We Thank Our Fear

There are fears that lie deeper than our fear of death. Fears so great that in the face of them we would gladly turn to death for comfort like an old friend. They lay rooted deep in our subconscious, feeding Resistance and strumming the thought-strings of our mind like a maniacal harpist. These are the fears we must bring to the light of day.

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Leave a Bite for the Gods

Leave a Bite for the Gods

Finish your plate might be the worst advice a parent gives a child. Patterning insensitivity to one's own satiation signal is a lubed waterslide to obesity, and that's just a start.

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The Toltec Way to Ruthless Self Love

The Toltec Way to Ruthless Self Love

The Toltec concepts of the u2018warrioru2019, the u2018dream of the worldu2019, and the u2018parasiteu2019 form much of my paradigmatic worldview. In addition, Toltec philosophers Carlos Castaneda and Don Miguel Ruiz penned two of my top 10 books. Here is a shorthand version of how the Toltec way ultimately leads to ruthless self love.

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