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Alan Watts on Death, in a Beautiful Animated Short Film
Alan Watts on Death, in a Beautiful Animated Short Film

“Think about that for a while — it’s kind of a weird feeling when you really think about it…”

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Action Philosophers: Two Millennia of Philosophy in Comic Form
Action Philosophers: Two Millennia of Philosophy in Comic Form

John Stuart Mill meets Peanuts, or how to handle mummies like Carl Jung.

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What Would You Do If Money Were No Object? Alan Watts on the Life of Purpose
What Would You Do If Money Were No Object? Alan Watts on the Life of Purpose

One key question for breaking free of consumer culture’s hamster wheel.

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Mind and Cosmos: Philosopher Thomas Nagel’s Brave Critique of Scientific Reductionism
Mind and Cosmos: Philosopher Thomas Nagel’s Brave Critique of Scientific Reductionism

How our hunger for definitive answers robs us of the intellectual humility necessary for understanding the universe and our place in it.

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Do Not Despise Your Inner World: Advice on a Full Life from Philosopher Martha Nussbaum
Do Not Despise Your Inner World: Advice on a Full Life from Philosopher Martha Nussbaum

“Our emotional life maps our incompleteness: A creature without any needs would never have reasons for fear, or grief, or hope, or anger.”

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The Wisdom of the Heart: Henry Miller on the Art of Living
The Wisdom of the Heart: Henry Miller on the Art of Living

“On how one orients himself to the moment depends the failure or fruitfulness of it.”

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