Tag: Friedrich Nietzsche

Nietzsche’s Eternal Recurrence, a Litmus Test for the Quality of your Life

What would it mean if you could say yes to everything that has happened in your life? Not being a foolhardy yes-person, but rather...

Thus Spoke Zakoyeh: Standing On the Shoulders of the Overman

“I am not a man. I am dynamite!” ~ Nietzsche Zakoyeh is my sacred clown name. It was “whispered” to me in my out-of-body-experience initiation...

The Existential Black Hole: Discovering Your Own Will to Meaning

“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...

Shadow of the Overman: The Power of the Underman Archetype

“It is not society that is to guide and save the creative hero, but precisely the reverse. And so every one of us shares...

The Philosophical Wrecking Ball: Protecting Us from Our Yearning for Certainty

“What I understand of “philosopher”: a terrible explosive in the presence of which everything is in danger.” ~ Nietzsche The thing that makes philosophy useful...

Animus Rising: The Power of Shakti Birthing Shiva

“The Hindus say that without Shakti, the personified feminine life force, Shiva, who encompasses the masculine ability to act, becomes a corpse. She is...

How to Become an Overman (Übermensch) in Seven “Easy” Steps

"I teach you the Overman. Man is something that shall be overcome. What have you done to overcome him?... Man is a rope, tied...

Five Existential Philosophers and Their Contribution to Human Wisdom

 “For philosophy to rule it is not necessary that philosophers be rulers, nor even for rulers to be philosophers. For philosophy to rule it...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

Digging Deeper into the Golden Ratio

The golden ratio, or the divine section, A+B:(A+B)-B or...

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Going to the Depths of your Mind through Vipassana

Sometimes you need to be pushed to the edge to realign with your path. It had reached a stage where if I didn’t do...