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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.