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Orgasm Without Release: Alan Watts Presages Our Modern Media Gluttony in 1951
Orgasm Without Release: Alan Watts Presages Our Modern Media Gluttony in 1951

A prescient admonition from the pioneer of Eastern philosophy in the West.

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An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence
An Antidote to the Age of Anxiety: Alan Watts on Happiness and How to Live with Presence

Wisdom on overcoming the greatest human frustration from the pioneer of Eastern philosophy in the West.

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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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The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are
The Ego and the Universe: Alan Watts on Becoming Who You Really Are

“Unless one is able to live fully in the present, the future is a hoax. There is no point whatever in making plans for a future which you will never be able to enjoy.”

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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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