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How to implement life-changing philosophical tools — the same ones used by the Stoics, Epicureans, and Cynics — so you feel calmer, more resilient, and satisfied. The ideas have helped some of history's greatest men and women thrive in turbulent times, and they can help you too.
 
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Recently, we released 'Endgame for the Psychedelic Renaissance?' in which Alexander Beiner caught up with Jamie Wheal to make sense of recent tensions in the psychedelic space around patenting, IP disputes and lobbying. In this follow up, we move the conversation forward to explore possible ways to reboot the psychedelic renaissance. Jamie lays out…
 
Tensions are running high in the fast-growing field of psychedelic medicine. As companies use aggressive tactics to corner the market, researchers and activists are being pushed toward check-mate. Alexander Beiner speaks with Jamie Wheal to make sense of what's been happening - including patent grabs, Tim Ferriss raising the alarm around psychedeli…
 
Clubhouse is the new audio-only social media network that's been described as a continual podcast that you can drop in and take part in. It's been valued at over $1bn, making it a rare 'unicorn' company, and is now growing exponentially as competitors like Facebook scramble to produce competing versions. Is the hype justified, and what are the dyna…
 
What does free speech mean in practice, and just as importantly, what are the rights and responsibilities of creators and journalists? Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller and Konstantin Kisin and Francis Foster of Triggernometry explore the complexities of free speech in an enjoyable and sometimes heated conversation. Triggernometry Channel To discuss the …
 
Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, Plato — The ancient philosophers who get so much praise were often old, privileged, straight, white men. If you're not old, white, straight, male, and privileged, or you chafe at the constraints of a world you feel is stacked against you, you may wonder why you should care what these old men thought. What good could their i…
 
At the weekend, the New York Times published a long awaited article about one of the world's most celebrated blogs, Slate Star Codex, a central node of the influential rationalist community. Called 'Silicon Valley's Safe Space', it was widely criticised as an inaccurate hit piece: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/13/te...​ This is an interview with …
 
Dr Gabor Maté is a bestselling author and one of the world's leading voices in the science of the mind-body connection, healing addiction and transforming trauma. In this episode of the Wisdom Gym, he talks about how the pandemic is affecting our ability to connect, and what we can do in relation to it. He also demonstrates a powerful psychotherape…
 
What is the link between spirituality and eugenics? What is the dark side of spirituality? This conversation brings together Alex Ebert, singer and songwriter for Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, and Jules Evans, philosopher and writer. Jules will be doing a series of exclusive talks for the Rebel Wisdom Digital Campfire starting Thursday 11th…
 
Do we need to give up on changing our world for the better if we're going to live a philosophic life? Stoicism demands adherents abandon ego, thoughts of fame, and, most importantly, that they act with courage, justice, wisdom, and moderation. Rising to power and influence usually involves getting your hands dirty, so we might think a Stoic changem…
 
Have you ever felt trapped between equally dogmatic extremes? Do those around you seem blinded by their beliefs? Philosophical Skeptics see the firm opinions people want to shove down their throats and say, "Epoché," or "I hold back." Keeping our minds unclouded by firm opinions and personal labels is a powerful strategy that's allowed many of hist…
 
In the last week so many of the topics that Rebel Wisdom has been covering burst onto the world stage, the birth of new religions, the overlap between spirituality and conspiracy/Q Anon, and more, all personified in the iconic image of the Q Anon Shaman, leading the mob that stormed the seat of American democracy. In this film, we try to pull apart…
 
In this latest film in Rebel Wisdom's Sensemaking Series, David Fuller attempts to make sense of an astonishing week for America and the world. From the scenes in the US Capitol, Q Anon making the final leap from fringe conspiracy theory to the centre of American government, to the reaction of big tech, Twitter booting Donald Trump and the demise o…
 
Psychedelics are going mainstream. With landmark studies in the last decade showing their incredible potential in treating serious mental health conditions, 2020 saw a goldrush of investment. But what are the implications as psychedelics move from the counterculture to the boardroom? In this short documentary, Alexander Beiner speaks to leading exp…
 
In the first episode of 'Decoding Culture', Alexander Beiner is joined by Jonathan Pageau and Jules Evans to discuss whether we're witnessing the birth of major new religions in 2020. In a three way conversation, we try to make sense of cultural phenomena like Wokeism and Conspirituality to figure out whether they're historical blips, new forms of …
 
Chloe Valdary uses art and literature to teach empathy, depolarisation and anti-racism. But not anti-racism as practiced by the likes of Ibram Kendi or Robin DiAngelo (White Fragility). In fact, she believes that Critical Race Theory is a betrayal of the artistic heritage of Black America. In this conversation with Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller, they…
 
The pandemic has led a lot of people to rethink every aspect of their lives, where they work, where they live, who they live with. Rich Bartlett says it's created a huge boost in the number of people who say they want to create community. But it's not so easy. Rich has spent the last decade or so looking at why communities succeed, why they fail, a…
 
Why is Rebel Wisdom listed as 'far right' in a new academic study? Does it point to a major crisis in sensemaking in mainstream institutions? In this latest edition of the Sensemaking Series, we take a look at the questions raised by this report, from academics at places like Harvard, Santa Fe Institute, University of Pennsylvania and more. The stu…
 
Spiritual Emergency is the name given to a psychological crisis with spiritual overtones. It was coined by the psychologist Stan Grof in the 1970s. Dr Tim Read is a leading psychiatrist and is also trained as a holotropic breathwork practitioner with Stan Grof. He was Consultant at the Royal London Hospital for over twenty years leading the Liaison…
 
Jamie Wheal is a long time friend of Rebel Wisdom, the creator of the Flow Genome Project, author of 'Stealing Fire', and the upcoming 'Recapture the Rapture'. In this member Q&A he talks about the nature of flow, whether mainstream culture is also a cult, and much more. Check out the Flow Genome Project here: https://www.flowgenomeproject.com/ To …
 
In the wake of the US election, the political divisions are as deep as ever. How can we hope to build dialogue across those divides? John Wood Jr is the ambassador for Braver Angels, a grassroots organisation that tries to mediate between the different warring tribes. What techniques work, and what kind of narratives might unite us? Check our Rebel…
 
Charles Eisenstein is one of the world's most interesting thinkers on the nexus between systems change, spirituality and transformation. The author of books including 'The More Beautiful World Our Hearts Know is Possible', he was the star of a recent Rebel Wisdom film 'An Epidemic of Control': https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NK8C_... This was a Q&A…
 
Paul VanderKlay recently released a film 'Why is YouTube Boring?' that sparked a discussion about the collapse of narrative. In this conversation Paul and David trace their background with Jordan Peterson and the Intellectual Dark Web, and ask where the novelty and interest went. To take part in discussions like this, become a Rebel Wisdom member: …
 
Why is so much Personal Growth advice ineffective and cringeworthy? Mark Manson is a hugely popular blogger and bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck and Everything is F*cked, a Book About Hope. In this conversation with Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller he talks about how you can't wish yourself into a better life, the value of hards…
 
John Vervaeke and Jonathan Pageau are two of the most fascinating thinkers engaged in the deepest questions of meaning, religion and culture. In this dialogue and Q&A, they cover topics like the future of Christianity, symbology & culture, and the meaning of gnosticism. To join future Q&As, consider becoming a Rebel Wisdom member: https://rebelwisd…
 
In April, Rebel Wisdom ran a series of investigations into London Real's suspicious 'Digital Freedom Platform' fundraiser. Now the head of London Real, Brian Rose, has announced that he's running for Mayor of London. Meanwhile he's been deleting a load of his old videos and much more. What does the story of Brian Rose say about our society? What do…
 
The increasing inability to make sense of the world is an existential problem, what might we be able to do to fix it? The original War on Sensemaking film was a viral hit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Lqao... In the time since then Daniel Schmachtenberger has been thinking hard about how deep the problem goes and what is needed to fix it. This …
 
Ayishat Akanbi is one of the freshest voices inquiring into the most difficult topics of race and identity. Diane Musho Hamilton has been wrestling with the same topics for decades as a Zen priest and mediator. In this special conversation for the Rebel Wisdom Community they discuss each others' work and try to find a way through the conflict of th…
 
What is 'Unity 2020'? is it possible to have an alternative to Trump or Biden? Is it a "Game B" project? And most importantly, could it possibly work? Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller talks to Bret Weinstein. We are about to run our Sensemaking 101 course for the third time, check it out and see what all the fuss is about: https://www.rebelwisdom.co.uk/…
 
This talk was given at the Rebel Wisdom Festival in late May 2020. A spiritual emergency is a period of intense and extended disturbance to a person’s ordinary sense of self and reality, which can involve psychotic-like symptoms such as mania, ego-dissolution, a heightened sense of meaning, hallucinations and a confusion of inner and outer worlds. …
 
How do we have conversations that can go into new territory? John Vervaeke and Peter Limberg are enmarked on a project to revive the ancient practice of 'dialogos', a form of dialogue that created the first wave of Greek philosophy. Peter Limberg will be leading a session for the Rebel Wisdom Community this Thursday, on the topic of Memetic Mediati…
 
Can indigenous thinking save the world? Tyson Yunkaporta's new book 'Sand Talk' explores this question and is making a big impact. A senior lecturer in Indigenous Knowledges at Deakin University in Melbourne, Tyson is a member of the Apalech Clan in far north Queensland. In conversation with Rebel Wisdom's Alexander Beiner, he explains how looking …
 
Ayishat Akanbi is a stylist and cultural commentator, her monologue 'The Problem with Wokeness' went viral a couple of years ago. She argues that modern social justice movements, or 'wokeness', often creates division, and harms those it is intended to help. In this conversation with Rebel Wisdom's David Fuller, she talks about how she used to be an…
 
Since the start of the pandemic there has been an exponential growth in all-encompassing conspiracy narratives, with the viral success of the 'Plandemic' documentary trailer being the most popular example. In particular we have seen traditional right wing conspiracy narratives combine with traditional left wing alternative, spiritual communities. W…
 
Rebel Wisdom's Sensemaking Series is all about the problem of Truth in the digital age. This film looks at how the alternative media creates and enforces tribal boundaries, and argues that some kind of mediation is needed to tackle the spiral of polarisation and division. The first film 'What the F**k Is Going On?' looked at the crisis of tradition…
 
Rebel Wisdom's Sensemaking Series is looking at the problem of truth in the digital age. If we can't agree on what is true, how can we even begin to solve any of the other problems we are facing. In the first film in the series 'What the F*ck is Going On', a month ago, we looked at the growing crisis in journalism. The crisis has continued to accel…
 
How is social media and big tech pushing us towards conflict and polarisation? Tristan Harris has been called the "conscience of silicon valley". He worked for Google as a Design Ethicist until 2016, when he became so concerned about the direction tech was taking us that he quit, to set up the Centre for Humane Technology. In this conversation with…
 
The Intellectual Dark Web was framed as a space to have the conversations that were being frozen out by the mainstream platforms. Evolutionary biologist Bret Weinstein was one of the most high profile victims of extreme campus culture in Evergreen College in 2017. What does he make of the trajectory of the Intellectual Dark Web project over the las…
 
The music of James contains one of the most complete records of the process of spiritual transformation in music. But until now, the author of these lyrics has not shared where his inspiration came from. While most of the band's contemporaries in late 80s Manchester such as the Stone Roses and Happy Mondays were fuelled by hedonism and ecstasy, sin…
 
Over two years ago the New York Times reported on "a group of heretics, making an end run around the national conversation", the Intellectual Dark Web. Since then the concept has been celebrated and criticised in equal measure. Rebel Wisdom talks to the man who came up with the name, mathematician Eric Weinstein, about the web and its critics. What…
 
At the start of the 20th century, the Nordic Countries were some of the poorest in Europe, with the lowest quality of life. By the end of the century they were some of the wealthiest and best places to live in the world. Why and how? According to philosopher and social entrepreneur Tomas Björkman, the reason is that they paid attention to inner dev…
 
The great psychologist and psychedelic therapist Stanislav Grof described psychedelics as a "non-specific amplifier" of consciousness, meaning that they made everything more intense, both positive and negative experiences. If the pandemic crisis has acted like a non specific amplifier of many of the existing issues with society and culture, and we …
 
This film is part of Rebel Wisdom's ongoing Sensemaking Series. Part 1, What the F*ck is Going On? is here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkKnO... Rebel Wisdom published the first documentary on Jordan Peterson in January 2018. Just days later he shot to fame on a viral interview on Channel 4 News, where Rebel Wisdom's founder David Fuller worked…
 
This film is part of Rebel Wisdom's Sensemaking Series, see part 1, 'What the F*ck is Going On?' here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VkKnO... In the last two weeks a series of newsroom revolts have rocked American journalism. What's going on, and have some fundamental values of journalism been compromised? Jesse Singal has written for The Atlanti…
 
The question of who to trust, how we find truth and how we are being manipulated is central to understanding and solving all our other problems. The pandemic crisis has acted like an amplifier and catalyst of all the existing fractures in culture. The question of reliable sensemaking is right at the core of resolving any of these problems. Rebel Wi…
 
Douglas Rushkoff (Team Human) and Jamie Wheal (Stealing Fire) are two of the foremost modern historians of cutting edge transformational culture, but until now have never been in dialogue with each other. For this one off event they discuss the potential future of humans and technology. Faced with broken economics, powerful tech platforms and infor…
 
This is a companion piece to the film - Jordan Peterson and the Hidden Epidemic: https://youtu.be/YbewqT6iBLs The Canadian psychologist and celebrity Jordan Peterson recently broke his near-year long silence and descibed his debilitating illness as the result of benzodiazepine dependence. Robert Whitaker is an investigative journalist, shortlisted …
 
The Canadian psychologist and celebrity Jordan Peterson recently broke his near-year long silence and descibed his debilitating illness as the result of benzodiazepine dependence. Peterson became ill simply as a result of following doctors' advice. What does that say about our society and culture, our media environment, and the state of psychiatric…
 
As tensions rise over racial divisions throughout the western world, books like 'White Fragility' and 'How to Be An Anti-Racist' have flown to the top of the bestseller lists. These frame race as central to our understanding of the world. In his book, 'Unlearning Race, Self-Portrait in Black and White', Thomas Chatterton Williams takes a very diffe…
 
What would a new operating system for society look like? In 2013, Jim Rutt brought together a group of thinkers from different fields to work on the biggest of all problems. In time it developed a name, 'Game~B'. The in-person project ran into the ground after a year, but continued as an online meeting place. Recently there has been a new wave of i…
 
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