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  • Fuck Belief! Overcoming Narrow-Mindedness
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    Fuck Belief! Overcoming Narrow-Mindedness

    “At the core of all well-founded belief, lies belief that is unfounded.” ~Ludwig Wittgenstein Fuck religion. Fuck dogma. Fuck trying to make yourself feel better by injecting an imaginary friend into the already confusing equation of existence. Focus instead on becoming a better person. Focus on thinking. Focus on action. It’s less about placation and… More

  • Top Military Stocks All See Huge Losses As Korea Peace Talks Succeed
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    Top Military Stocks All See Huge Losses As Korea Peace Talks Succeed

    In the past week, as the historic peace summit between the governments of North and South Korea have stunned the world, many of the top military stocks are in a free fall. The military-industrial complex is probably not losing any sleep though, as they have plenty of other wars to keep their portfolios afloat. However,… More

  • Kill Your Excuses or They Will Kill You
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    Kill Your Excuses or They Will Kill You

    “You are alive only if you embrace (some) volatility.” ~Nassim Nicholas Taleb Excuses are like assholes, everybody has one. But there’s nothing saying you can’t take the necessary steps toward overcoming them. Excuses are little bastard killjoys that will suck the joy out of your life if you let them. They are psychological hang-ups, tantamount… More

  • The Four Pillars of Disaster Shamanism
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    The Four Pillars of Disaster Shamanism

    “We need shamans, and if society doesn’t provide them, the universe will.” ~Joe Lewels In the article The Archetypal Path to Getting Your Shit Together, I wrote about the power of archetypes. A Disaster Shaman is an example of using an archetype to make the world a better place; to become the change we want… More

  • These 30 [New] Illustrations Expose the Fatal Flaws of Society
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    These 30 [New] Illustrations Expose the Fatal Flaws of Society

    Art which exposes the flaws of modern society is nothing new. But, when renowned illustrator Pawel Kuczynski publishes new work, we can’t help but take a peek. The Polish artist specializes in combining powerful social commentary with satire in beautifully-illustrated pieces. Most of his work highlights the habits and obsessions modern humans have formed — the… More

  • Afghanistan’s First Female Rapper: “If I Stay Silent, Nothing Will Change”
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    Afghanistan’s First Female Rapper: “If I Stay Silent, Nothing Will Change”

    Paradise Sorouri is no stranger to controversy. Originally born in Iran, Paradise is Afghanistan’s first female rapper, a remarkable honor that has attracted death threats and brutal physical assaults. According to the Guardian, Paradise was “forced to flee her country twice, received more death threats than she can count and was brutally beaten by 10… More

  • 7 Ugly Truths That Will Jolt You Awake
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    7 Ugly Truths That Will Jolt You Awake

    1.) Statism is soft slavery: “There’s no polite way to suggest to someone that they have devoted their life to a folly.” Daniel Dennett We live in an oligarchic plutocracy disguised as a democratic republic. Because a massive amount of wealth is concentrated in the hands of a few, we’re unable to maintain a healthy… More

  • Overcoming the Myth of Authority
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    Overcoming the Myth of Authority

    “For thousands hacking at the branches there is one striking the root.” ~Henry David Thoreau If, as Albert Einstein said, “unthinking respect for authority is the greatest enemy of truth,” then it stands to reason that we should think critically toward, rather than blindly believe in, authority. No matter who or what that authority might… More

  • 5 Ways to Baptize Your Badness into Your Best
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    5 Ways to Baptize Your Badness into Your Best

    “Meaning and morality of One’s life come from within oneself. Healthy, strong individuals seek self-expansion by experimenting and by living dangerously. Life consists of an infinite number of possibilities and the healthy person explores as many of them as possible. Religions that teach pity, self-contempt, humility, self-restraint and guilt are incorrect. The good life is… More

  • Church Allows Homeless To Sleep Overnight, Gives Them Blankets
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    Church Allows Homeless To Sleep Overnight, Gives Them Blankets

    Nearly 15 years ago, St. Boniface church in San Francisco began opening their doors for homeless people in need of shelter. The effort was started by Father Louis Vitale of the church, and community activist Shelly Roder, in 2004 and is known as The Gubbio Project. Hundreds of people each day pass through the church,… More

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