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What Would Good Guy Greg Do?

I stumbled on this hilarious internet meme while reading through a fellow HEthen's blog. It's comical, but also has some pretty deep implications when you take a step back and observe why it's funny....

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Breaking Bread: 4 Easter Lessons You Won’t Learn in Church

“And their eyes were opened…” Last Christmas, I put forward the idea that the birth of Christ...

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Unger and the Sorites Paradox

If someone empties a 50-pound sack of beans onto the ground, those beans will form a heap (or a pile, or a mound, or whatever term you want to use to indicate a large grouping). Suppose someone then...

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GÖD, Emergence, Life

Can an omnipotent God create a task he is unable to complete? Is perception limited, if only temporarily, with a growing infinite? Does my creator pose the same questions to his creator as I pose to...

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Improv Changed My Life: 10 Ways It Will Make YOU Awesome

Lights up! I’m blinded, but still manage to make out 30 strange faces staring directly at me....

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15 Reality-Shattering Thought Experiments That Will Unplug You From the Matrix

Good thought experiments will leave your mind radically open unlike ever before. Do perspective-shattering questions on life interest you? Read this:

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Short Meditations on Utopia Pt. 1/3

In the next few posts, I want to discuss the human tendency to get lost in imagining ideal states of affairs. I often find myself getting lost in utopian vision on many levels. There’s the...

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How Technology Has Created the Illusion of Socialization

… and why our minds and bodies could use a real friend.

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Issue #8 of HighExistence Magazine is HERE! (And You’re Going to Love It)

Introducing . . .  HighExistence Magazine Actionable Advice to Guide You Toward Your Bliss ISSUE #8...

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Photographer Ryan Muirhead Talks Depression, Creativity, and What it Means to Be Human

In this intimate interview, photographer Ryan Muirhead tells of his path from being suicidal to finding meaning in art.

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Microdosing: The Revolutionary Way of Using Psychedelics

“Microdosing of 10 to 20 micrograms (of LSD) allow me to increase my focus, open my heart, and...

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How do we achieve and appreciate success?

Success is the topic of a thousand clichés, songs, and inspirational quotes; it’s conquering the proverbial mountain, or winning the proverbial foot race. It is elusive, yet we cling to the hope...

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The Other Side of Polyphasic Sleep

About a year ago I found myself with a lot of free time on my hands. So I decided to cheat on sleep. An internet meme knocked on my door called 'polyphasic sleep' and rumour has it that by switching...

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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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