A beautiful summation of existential dilema as seen by Alan Watts. How we define ourselves is everything. Do you define yourself as a victim of the world or as the world.Read Full Article
The scientific study of the human mind and its functions, esp. those affecting behavior in a given context.
Alan discusses the experience of coming into life as a human being. This examination and direction in thought examines natural and cultural conditioning we experience as our environment to experience ourselves as separate from all other things. He puts forth some thoughts which allude to ways in which we may be able to escape the paradigm [...]Read Full Article
The amazingly profound Aldous Huxley outlines his vision of the ‘ultimate-revolution’ to an audience at U.C. Berkeley in 1962. Huxley was able to observe and intelectualize the incalculable possibilities of current events and trends in human history into a clear vision of the future 50 years before it would come to be. Half a century after this presentation, we are easily able to see how powerful his foresight was.Read Full Article
You are what you think – Quotations on thought The mind is everything. What you think you become. – The Buddha A man is but the product of his thoughts, what he thinks he becomes – Mahatma Gandhi With realization of one’s own potential and self-confidence in one’s ability, one can build a better world [...]Read Full Article
In this dynamic series of lectures recorded in 1965 and 1969, Alan Watts joyfully takes us on an exploration of Buddhism, from its roots in India over 2,500 years ago to the explosion of interest in Zen and the Tibetan tradition in the West. These lectures have been transcribed and edited by the author’s son, [...]Read Full Article