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Amazing Events Around the World

Here are the most bizarre/amazing events around the the world that you are missing out on every year by not exploring. This is motivation for you to go out and see what else is out in the world! (I...

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A Treatise on Psychedelics Pt. 3/3: The Implications

What are the larger implications of the mystical experience? One aspect of the mystical experience is what psychology calls “ego-death”. If we use the self as an anchor to base our world-view on and use incessant thought to keep a sense of control in the stream of experience we are blinded to see our interconnection with everything around us. This privatized perspective is utterly destructive to everything alien to it...

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The Power of Protest: 15 Methods to Make Yourself Heard

What do youth in Egypt, Syria, Britain, Spain, Greece, Italy, China, Indonesia, Chile, Mexico, France, Russia and the United States have in common? They are all protesting.  Since the Sixties and the...

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A Philosopher’s Guide To Facebook Envy

“It’s a real taboo to mention envy, but if there is one dominant emotion in modern society, that is envy…” – Alain de Botton Do you ever feel negative emotions while browsing the web? If...

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The Spiritual Nature of Virtual Reality

There is a new phenomenon from the world of virtual reality (VR) that is unspeakably exciting. It’s called ‘presence’ — the visceral feeling that what you’re seeing is REAL (even though...

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How & Where To Educate Yourself Online

Generation after generation the human species stacks knowledge upon knowledge. This intricate web of symbols acts like a map for our inner and outer world. We use math to trade goods and we use words to convey we are in love. This is perhaps what we can call uniquely human and is arguably the most important activity we will ever do in our lives. Without it, we wouldn't survive in the world we live in.Education is learning how to use this knowledge in a clever way. For instance, you can learn how to be more effective in communication, you can learn how to calculate estimated profit for your new business plan or you can learn new symbols for the inner world so you can get more in touch with your body. What unites these different types of education is the drive for knowledge. It is the tool, and the only tool that actually helps us reach our goals. Whether you want to be a wall street banker, a professional athlete, a professor of philosophy or a shaman.Today, this education is at our fingertips. Everybody knows that through the internet it is possible to access an enormous quantity of high quality information. Never before has it been possible to search and find resources for every topic you are interested in. Best of all, it is free. It is truly the modern-day version of the ancient library of Alexandria. Yet, at the same time this massive amount of choice paralyzes us. Where do I start? What do I want to learn? How can I commit myself to actually achieving my goals? To answer these questions, we need a strategy...

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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 him? Does my creator’s creator pose the same questions to his creator?...break;The Incompleteness Theorems are applications of logic which extend beyond mathematics. The theorems state that any system of logic cannot deductively prove itself to be true; i.e., there must be at least 1 axiom that is inductively reasoned through observation and cannot be deductively confirmed...

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22 Mind-Blowing ‘Notes From The Universe’

A year ago, a friend signed me up for an almost-daily newsletter called ‘Notes From the Universe’. These emails contain quick reminders about life that often seem to be written just for me...

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Have You Heard The Good News? Why You Can Become Christ

Today, millions of people around the world mark the birth of someone they believe to be divine. As important as it is to celebrate Jesus’ life, I feel it’s even more important to question...

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50 Life Secrets and Tips Pt. 2

Exaggerate your compliments If you're going to say something nice, why not make it a bit nicer? Only you will know the difference and the target of the compliment will feel that much better.Forget about insults entirely (even in jest) We can all agree that nothing good comes of insults. If they are serious, then someone comes out of the exchange feeling cut down. Even if you insult someone jokingly, their subconscious mind still takes your words in as a serious statement and imprints the insult on the person. This is akin to a commercial: it can seem stupid, but you are still building up respect for the product on a subconscious level. This is why companies pay top dollar just to have their logo visible in public places.Investigate what is known about death What do you know about death? You certainly have beliefs around it, but what do you know about the science of death, or of those who have died and been brought back to life? Death is not as big of a mystery as it is made out to be. Do your research before you fear or misconstrue this most universal human experience.

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25 Reasons Why You MUST Go To Burning Man Once In Your Life

Burning Man is the biggest and most bizarre party in the world, comprised of 60,000 people camping in the desert of Nevada for a week. It’s utter insanity that will rock your world forever....

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10 Reasons You’ll Never Look at Sunsets the Same Way Again

A thin blue line shoots across the horizon and that is the mark. You know the sun will eventually set underneath that line, but until then, the moment where it crosses that line, you are witness to...

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Wake the F$#k Up!

This is a wake up call for anyone that is not living the life they want to live. It will be dogmatic and heated, but nonetheless full of truth. I apologize if this shocks you into a state of...

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The More We Worry About Time, The More Time Is Lost To Worrying

“Don’t worry about the time, my friend, just be here now.” “Relax, baby, it’s good enough.” “Just dwell in the moment, no need to rush.” I’ve...

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HE Podcast #2 with Tom Shroder & Nicholas Blackstone: Finding Your Inner Healer with MDMA

In our second episode of the HighExistence podcast we talk with Tom Shroder and Nicholas Blackstone. Tom is the author of Acid Test, LSD, Ecstasy and the Power to Heal, a truly phenomenal book about...

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How Your Thoughts Program Your Cells

Some “Basic” Cellular Biology There are thousands upon thousands of receptors on each cell in our body. Each receptor is specific to one peptide, or protein. When we have feelings of...

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Ego Gets The Boot: Letter Found On Kitchen Table

[Creative Piece] This is a breakup letter with my ego. It's been a good ride, but I think it's time we finally go our separate ways. We've had our ups and downs, but ultimately we aren't meant to be together. We're through.

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How A Single Question Changed My Life Forever: My Ulysses Bucket List

When I was 15 years old, I ran away from home because I was pissed off at my parents for a reason I cant remember. I didnt have much money, so I decided to hop onto the skytrain (public transport...

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The Love Mindset: Why Self Love Can Turn Your Inner Enemy Into A Lifelong Friend

This is an excerpt of the The Love Mindset (An Unconventional Guide to Healing and Happiness) written by Vironika Tugaleva.  We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented...

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Einstein’s Theory of Relativity: Explained

The famous theory explained fully with 3-D videos. It's not just E=MC², the Theory of Relativity is so much more. You won't think about gravity in the same way again.