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The Philosophy Of Alan Watts

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The Philosophy Of Alan Watts

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ERNEST BECKER

The healthy person, the true individual, the self-realized soul... is the one who has transcended himself. 

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How does one transcend himself?

How does one transcend himself?

By realizing the truth of his situation, by dispelling the lie of his character, by breaking his spirit out of its condition in prison.

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The crisis with Mortality and Immortality

The crisis with Mortality and Immortality

Religions, Political Ideologies, and Sports Teams all provide us with sturdy hero systems where participation ensures symbolic immortality.

Religion may promise an afterlife allowing us to manage our death anxiety and continue to deny it.

The corporate success ladder tells us that fin...

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Heroism: One of the reasons we felt alive

Heroism: One of the reasons we felt alive

Society has always been a symbolic action system. A structure of status and roles, customs and rules of behavior, designed to serve as a vehicle for earthy heroism. 

We care about ourselves above all else cuz we like to see ...

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you don't know what you don't know. ~ Socrates

Some ideas about individuality and crisis of life and death.

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Lord Krishna said : As the embodied soul continually passes, in this body, from boyhood to youth to old age, the soul similarly passes into another body at death. The self-realized soul is not bewildered by such a change.

Thinker 03: Socrates

Thinker 03: Socrates

Socrates was a mysterious person who kept to himself and was known for his silence. He was one of the most important individuals in European philosophy.

Socrates believed that philosophers were people who realized that they know nothing and were disturbed by this. As a result, Socrates cons...

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