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Three Liberating Questions to Free You from the Tyranny of the Norm

“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.” ~ Charles Bukowski In a world where “the norm” is healthy, sustainable, just, and moral, there would be no reason to write this article. But alas, we do not live in that world. We live in an absurdly unhealthy world of makeshift tyrannies, stopgap superfluities, and substitute (hyper) realities. The only way to engage with suc... »

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Three Ways to Live Off the Grid

“We now live in a nation where doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the press destroys information, religion destroys morals, and our banks destroy the economy.” ~ Chris Hedges Live in a Foreign Country Living in a foreign country sounds incredibly romantic and might be something we all wish we could do during the stretch of ... »

Five Ways to Practice Ruthless Mindfulness

Five Ways to Practice Ruthless Mindfulness

Reader beware! My softness has teeth. My vulnerability does not come without a tempest’s thunder. Real probability of spiritual trepidation and soul-wrenching transformation, from which there will be no turning back. Proceed with caution… Despite what you might think, fierceness, fearlessness and ruthlessness are all possible without resorting to violence. The world doesn’t need more trigger... »

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There’s More to Life than Being Happy: Five Things More Important than Happiness

“Everything can be taken from a man but one thing, the last of the human freedoms — to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way.” ~ Viktor Frankl There are a plethora of get-happy-quick schemes out there. As a culture, we seem to be obsessed with being happy at all costs. And yet, with all our creature comforts; with all our gadgets and toy... »

Five Unexpected Signs You May be an Anarchist

Five Unexpected Signs You May be an Anarchist

“Anarchy doesn’t mean out of control; it means out of their control.” –Jim Dodge Anarchy’s success as a form of egalitarian governance is undermined by all forms of hierarchical government. Anarchy is uncomfortable, but anarchy is natural. The only thing worse than the egalitarian governance of anarchy, is hierarchical government. This is because anarchy tends to prevent power from becoming centra... »

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The Day of Judgement: Will You Make the Jump?

The Crumbling “After there is great trouble among mankind, a greater one is prepared. The great mover of the universe will renew time, rain, blood, thirst, famine, steel weapons and disease.”’ ~ Nostradamus, Prophecies of Nostradamus For millennia, every major religious text from the Old to the New Testament and everything in between has prophesied about our end of days with fearful re... »

Reverse Dominance: The Secret to a Healthy Tribe

Reverse Dominance: The Secret to a Healthy Tribe

“Every human culture, to remain healthy, sustainable, and vibrant, requires a constant renewal of ceremonies, crafts, cultural practices, and the arts. Each society must generate new knowledge, skills, self-understanding, and modes of self-transcendence. To evolve, a human community must have available a diverse set of authentic and viable social forms that enables it to respond to shifting times,... »

Jester Guru Chronicles, Part 3: Breaking the Law

Jester Guru Chronicles, Part 3: Breaking the Law

“If you knew Time as well as I do … you wouldn’t talk about wasting it.” –Mad Hatter One night a few years back I dreamt that God and Satan were playing tennis, and no matter how much they played the score was always love-love. Upon awakening my heart became a little red trickster-god thumping its trickster melody in my chest. Each thrum was a question that placed the state of the world on “... »

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Four Ways to Turn the Tables on Tyranny

“Our strategy should be not only to confront empire, but to lay siege to it. To deprive it of oxygen. To shame it. To mock it. With our art, our music, our literature, our stubbornness, our joy, our brilliance, our sheer relentlessness – and our ability to tell our own stories. Stories that are different from the ones we’re being brainwashed to believe.” – Arundhati Roy In the wake of yet an... »

6 Signs You May be a Peaceful Warrior

6 Signs You May be a Peaceful Warrior

“Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.” –Khalil Gibran Peaceful warriors are honorable, courageous and compassionate human beings who make a difference by having lived and lived well. Peaceful warriors are time-tested and pain-sharpened; having gone through hell in order to discover that heaven is ... »

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