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Schopenhauer’s Big Mistake: The Pleasure of Ephemeral Satisfaction

This is a response to an article posted earlier this week concerning Arthur Schopenhauer’s dismal theory on the life’s futility. In short, he postulated that man is in constant struggle to...

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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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The Last Answer

The Last Answer by Isaac Asimov Murray Templeton was forty-five years old, in the prime of life, and with all parts of his body in perfect working order except for certain key portions of his coronary...

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The Psychedelic Dialogues: The Role of Psychedelics in Consciousness Expansion

The Psychedelic Dialogues is an online video series where people share their experiences involving various psychedelics and plant medicines from around the world. An ongoing media project...

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5 Simple Steps To Find And Follow Your Inner Wisdom

If you find yourself over-thinking situations, being unconfident or stuck in your head, use this guide to set yourself free and start acting according to your inner wisdom.

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The Universe As Will: Schopenhauer’s Pessimism

Arthur Schopenhauer’s philosophy challenges our conviction that life is inherently good. Life, Schopenhauer argues, is actually inherently bad. We may occasionally have good moments, but those are...

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Do You Give Money To Strangers? The Answer Might Surprise You

Subways are funny places. You’re thrown into a quaking sardine can hurtling at 70 plus miles per hours, jammed up against everyone’s sweaty, nervous bodies until someone shifts, sending the line...

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7 Insanely Gorgeous Videos

Beauty comes in many forms — music, film, art, dance, sport, etc. Simply put, here is a very eclectic video collection of things I consider to be beautiful. Hope you enjoy them. Guillaume Nery...

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Changing the World: Art as a Catalyst

This video documents renowned artist JR’s global project of injecting art into places where there is no art, and how this positively impacts those communities. If you’re into changing the...

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I Dare You Not To Smile While Watching These Videos

Monkey! Superman Short Film from Ruslan Fedotow Evil Look Baby Hilarious Candid Camera Prank Validation Short Film “50 People, 1 Question” Oh So Funny Computer Prank Tequila Suicide...

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Videos: The Coolest Sports in the World

I searched for a couple of hours, watched videos of every sport imaginable and singled out these eight sports/activities as the coolest ones EVER. Headless Goat Polo almost made the cut, but...

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Honor Our Home on Earth Day – 22 April – Watch ‘Inhabit’

Humanity is more than ever threatened by its own actions; we hear a lot about the need to minimize footprints and to reduce our impact. But what if our footprints were beneficial? What if we could...

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Slaves With White Collars

I was watching ‘Fight Club’ for the billionth time yesterday and the following scene got me thinking… “Slaves with white collars” was the phrase that struck me. Then I...

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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. 'Good Guy Greg' is just that, a really good guy. For example, GGG...Calls you drunk at 6am... to make get to work on time.Is mistaken for an employee... but helps them anyways.Notices it's your birthday while on Faceook... and actually calls you.

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Short Meditations on Utopia Pt. 2/3

**If you missed the introduction to this post, click here** 3) Cosmic Perspective Are negativity, ignorance, and suffering necessary?Or can we eliminate them if we just fight hard enough? The other...

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I Challenge You. Right Here. Right now.

Hey you! I have a few blunt questions for you. This is your life we’re talking about here, so listen up! Are you the best version of yourself that you could possibly be? Are there things you...

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Copernicus & Goldilocks: Doubting Our Horizons

We are coming up on the end of the Copernican Revolution – which in typical human fashion we prided ourselves as having finished a few centuries early. “Everyone knows” that the Earth revolves...

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Comedy with a Conscience – On Bill Hicks and Frankie Boyle

The death of William Melvin “Thanks dad!” Hicks in 1994 signalled the loss of not only a great comic talent but also the most scathing political satirist and social commentator to have emerged...

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Act Now and Take Your Freedom Back – Repeal the Surveillance State Act

”Those Who Sacrifice Liberty For Security Deserve Neither.” -Benjamin Franklin The United States has some of the most fearful citizens in the world.  It’s no wonder with the media spewing...