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Spiritual Bypassing: How Spirituality Sabotaged My Growth

If you consider yourself spiritual, you *need* to learn about spiritual bypassing. This firsthand story could be the medicine you didn't know you required.

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3 Essential Attitudes for a Fulfilling Life from a Buddhist Monk Turned Millionaire

The expert's expert when it comes to mediation shares his three biggest gems of wisdom.

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Vinay Gupta: The Man Who is Constantly Trying to Solve Humanity’s Largest Problems and Save All of Our Lives

Vinay Gupta is the smartest human you've never heard of. He's a technologist, inventor, futurist, systems theorist, and global resilience guru whose life's work focuses on how to ensure the long-term...

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25 Documentaries Everybody Should Watch Pt. 2

The long-awaited follow-up to our original epic list of documentaries. After watching these incredible films, your mind will never be the same.

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The Nomad’s Fountain of Youth: Travel as a Means of Expanding Time

Time seems to accelerate as we get older. Luckily, there are ways to make it slow down and expand, at least subjectively.

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Oh, The Places You’ll Go With Books! An Homage To The Magic of Scratches and Scribbles on Dried Leaves

I once read that writing a letter or a book is like sending your thoughts to a friend you have not made yet.

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Carl Sagan’s Profound Essay On Why Cannabis Consciousness is Desperately Needed in This Mad and Dangerous World

"I am convinced that there are genuine and valid levels of perception available with cannabis (and probably with other drugs) which are, through the defects of our society and our educational system,...

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Why Humanity Must Become a Multi-Planetary Species

With various existential risks looming, humanity must either colonize space or risk extinction. It's time to become a multi-planetary species.

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Carl Sagan on How Humanity Would Transform if Advanced Extraterrestrials Contacted Earth

If mankind were contacted by an alien race, how would the world react? How would people change? In...

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The Dis-Ease of Busyness: Why We Desperately Need to Slow Down in a Non-Stop World

The cult of busyness is dangerous. Silent and insidious, it infects our lives with stress and kills enjoyment. Here's why we need to take a step back.

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