Shopenhauer: the grandfather of incel blackpill ideology?

Did incels get their philosophy from Schopenhauer?

By Arielle Friedman | April 7, 2020

Was Arthur Shopenhauer the original blackpiller? We compare Shopenhauer’s philosophy to the incel blackpill ideology, and then move on to see how some post-Shopenhaurian philosphers like Nietzsche could help address this dark philosophy.

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Is Veganism really two separate arguments?

By Arielle Friedman | November 12, 2019

Veganism is gaining traction in the world as a powerful moral argument. But is it really two arguments? This article explores the idea that veganism is actually two arguments, depending on what you make of the health claims.

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Limitless Creativity: Always Find What To Write

By Kurt Robinson | September 5, 2019

Sometimes people tell me that they’d like to start writing, but they don’t know where to begin. The answer is so obvious, that when I say it, it sounds like I’m mocking them. There are three steps: Pick up a pen;Apply it to the paper; andBe okay with whatever ends up on the paper. It…

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How to Lucid Dream in a Week

By Arielle Friedman | September 4, 2019

A comprehensive, step-by-step guide to learning how to lucid dream in a week’s time—covers DILD, WILD and MILD types of lucid dreams.

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Zac Efron and Ted Bundy

Is Regina George more of a Psychopath than (Zac Efron’s) Ted Bundy?

By Arielle Friedman | September 3, 2019

Drawing from the Psychopath Code, we try to figure out who’s a more realistic psychopath: Regina George from Mean Girls, or Zac Efron’s Ted Bundy.

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The capitalist world of Sovereign Individual

Big Government, the Sovereign Individual, and Marxist Revolution: Three Alternate Futures

By Arielle Friedman | September 2, 2019

If modern politics could be defined by one word, that word might be “equality.” The 20th century was the age of public health care, generous welfare benefits, the rise of socialism, and preferential hiring for the disadvantaged. Many see these trends continuing; they predict we’re moving towards a world where resources are shared, every individual…

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Musculoskeletal Dysfunction and the Struggle for Freedom

By Chris Guida | August 20, 2019

Musculoskeletal dysfunction, and back pain in particular, can be debilitating and depressing. But the struggle towards wellness is worth it.

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Humanity’s Singularity: A New Age for Mankind

By Kurt Robinson | August 13, 2019

The rate of humanity’s knowledge is increasing – not only with regards to our technology, but also things like spirituality, magic, and the UFO phenomenon. Where does it all lead?

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The 'Best' Drug

What is the Best Drug?

By Chris Guida | July 24, 2019

To accompany our recent series, “Owner’s Manual to the Human Brain,” Chris wrote an experience about his favorite drug and what it taught him about freedom and happiness. Arielle and Kurt also posted articles to accompany this series. Out of all the drugs, I can’t tell you which is objectively the best, nor is it…

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Science as Religion: A Dialectic Story

By Arielle Friedman | July 23, 2019

In 2016, both Arielle and Kurt wrote essays on themes related to psychedelia, Robert Anton Wilson and the nature of the universe. We’re publishing/re-publishing both essays to accompany our three-part series, “Owner’s Manual to the Human Brain.” Chris and Kurt also posted articles to accompany this series. Our situation on this earth seems strange. Every…

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