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Gary Z McGee

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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.

McGee’s Guillotine: Beheading the Irrational

"To attain knowledge, add things every day. To attain wisdom, remove things every day." ~ Lao TzuMcGee’s guillotine is an addendum to Occam’s razor. It’s a remedy for the cognitive dissonance that ails us. Its single task, and raison d’etre, being: Worldviews should not be aggrandized unnecessarily, therefore...

Broken Compasses, Bullshit-meters, and Question-mark Swords

“We should go and proclaim without cease and remind people at every step of what we are: that our capacity for self-delusion has no limits and that anybody who believes anything is mistaken.” ~ Celsa MiloszOn the long and winding path (rollercoaster ride)...

Failure as a Conduit to Fearlessness

“We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don't really get solved. They come together and they fall apart.” ~ Pema ChödrönIn a risk-averse and failure-averse culture, people unconsciously live out fear-based lifestyles at the expense...

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