Gary Z McGee

Gary 'Z' McGee, a former Navy Intelligence Specialist turned philosopher, is the author of Birthday Suit of God and The Looking Glass Man. His works are inspired by the great philosophers of the ages and his wide awake view of the modern world.

Finite and Infinite Heroism: Changing the Game of Life

“What limits people is that they don’t have the f*cking nerve or imagination to ...

Humorous Nihilism: Having Fun with Meaninglessness

“What is a tragedy but a misunderstood comedy.” ~ Shakespeare Nothing matters. We’re all ...

The Upside of the Downside: Excavating the Good from the Bad

“Be confused, it’s where you begin to learn new things. Be broken, it’s where ...

Badass Buddha vs. Bystander Buddha

“There are two mistakes one can make along the road to truth: Not going ...

Creatively Thriving Over Merely Surviving

“I run. I read. I work. When I do these things I’m not smiling ...

Harnessing Chaos in a Risk-averse World

“Chaos, leave me never. Keep me wild and keep me free so that my ...

7 Signs You May Be an Enlightened Rebel

“Extreme positions are not succeeded by moderate ones, but by contrary extreme positions.” ~ ...

Embracing Vicissitude: On Greater and Lesser Pains

“We don’t so much solve our problems as we outgrow them. We add capacities ...

How to Polish the Rough Diamond of the Soul

“All courses of action are risky, so prudence is not in avoiding danger but ...

7 Signs Your Enlightenment May Be a Delusion

“The human mind is a delusion generator, not a window to truth. The best ...