Tag: Alan Watts

How to Get Out of Your Own Way [VIDEO: Alan Watts]

How to Get Out of Your Own Way [VIDEO: Alan Watts]

It’s always a good idea plan for the future, absolutely. But life has proven to me time and time again that it strives in balance and will always return to such, as long as you don’t get in the way. And when we hold on or cling to life through the various ways we try desperately to control things, then we are literally planting ourselves right in the middle of the road, refusing to move and eventually life will create a current strong enough to get us up and going again.

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The Reason We Have Poverty & What WE Can Do About It – Alan Watts, Carl Sagan, Jacque Fresco

Posted by on March 12, 2017 in Economy with 2 Comments
The Reason We Have Poverty & What WE Can Do About It – Alan Watts, Carl Sagan, Jacque Fresco

Heart-wrenching and enlightening video with Alan Watts, Carl Sagan and Jacque Fresco on why we have poverty in the world and what we (collectively) can do about it.

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Why You Should Not Fear Death: Your Spirit Never Dies

Written by on July 20, 2015 in Dying, NDE, & OBE with 8 Comments
Why You Should Not Fear Death: Your Spirit Never Dies

Essentially, there is no separation between life and death. They are both, in fact, complimentary. And that is one of the many paradoxes of our mighty Universe. Unfortunately, that’s not we are taught as children.

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What Would God Do If She Got Bored? – Alan Watts

Posted by on February 23, 2015 in Inspirational with 0 Comments
What Would God Do If She Got Bored? – Alan Watts

Alan Watts: I wonder, I wonder, what you would do if you had the power to dream at night any dream you wanted to dream and you would of course be able to alter your time sense, and slip, say 75 years of subjective time into 8 hours of sleep.

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Dive Into the Metaphysical Musings of Alan Watts: The Dream of Life (Stunning, 3Min Video, Plus Transcript)

Posted by on December 14, 2014 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 2 Comments
Dive Into the Metaphysical Musings of Alan Watts: The Dream of Life (Stunning, 3Min Video, Plus Transcript)

The profound wisdom of Alan Watts, “The Dream of Life” (transcript below), is accompanied by a stunning video. Watch, listen, and read along.

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The Nature of Existence – Alan Watts

Posted by on September 10, 2014 in Conscious Evolution with 0 Comments
The Nature of Existence – Alan Watts

Philosopher Alan Watts tries to answer the question about the nature of our existence, but in doing so he helps us understand the answer cannot be found. He could only say that existence is very, very strange and it’s about relationship. Transcript follows…

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The Mind – Alan Watts

The Mind – Alan Watts

An awesome new video by Isaac Blencowe at Tragedy and Hope Productions featuring the late philosopher Alan Watts discussing the challenge of quietening the mind. Blencowe says that out of all of the videos he has produced, this is the one to watch. “This is one video which I think most people will be able to relate too, including myself. So many of us so easily get trapped in thoughts of the mind,” he says.

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Live Fully Now – Alan Watts

Live Fully Now – Alan Watts

Another awesome video from Tragedy and Hope featuring an inspirational speech by the late philosopher Alan Watts on the importance of enjoying the life you currently have now – not the life you might have one day in the future. “You can’t live at all, unless you can live fully now,” says Watts.

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Alan Watts: Why Fight?

Posted by on December 23, 2013 in Peace & Human Rights with 3 Comments
Alan Watts: Why Fight?

A thought provoking four minutes on the true nature of war, the fundamental question of why we fight, and the solution to end all wars – by the late Alan Watts.

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You’ve Got All the Time in the World – Alan Watts

Posted by on December 5, 2013 in Conscious Evolution with 1 Comment
You’ve Got All the Time in the World – Alan Watts

Alan Watts: “We always insist that there is this subject called the knower, and without a knower there can’t be knowing. Well, that’s just a grammatical rule. It isn’t a rule of nature. In nature there is just knowing… When ideas don’t define the differences, you are this universe. You’ve got all of the time in the world.”

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The Dream Of Life – Alan Watts (stunningly beautiful video, plus transcript)

Posted by on November 17, 2013 in Conscious Living, Inspirational with 1 Comment
The Dream Of Life – Alan Watts (stunningly beautiful video, plus transcript)

The profound wisdom of Alan Watts, “The Dream of Life” (transcript below), accompanied by a stunningly beautiful video by Tragedy & Hope. This video is a finalist in the My Hero Film Festival! Please vote for it HERE.

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Vote for Tragedy & Hope’s The Dream of Life – Alan Watts

Written by on November 16, 2013 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 4 Comments
Vote for Tragedy & Hope’s The Dream of Life – Alan Watts

“We are going through an unprecedented consciousness shift… we will completely revolutionize the structure of our society and planet forever…

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Alan Watts: “All Life Is A Magnificent Illusion. There Is Absolutely Nothing To Be Afraid Of.”

Posted by on October 9, 2013 in Conscious Evolution, Conscious Living with 4 Comments
Alan Watts: “All Life Is A Magnificent Illusion. There Is Absolutely Nothing To Be Afraid Of.”

Fundamentally you will be able to be human, in the pains, difficulties and struggles that naturally go with human existence. But to have no hang-ups, that is to say, to be able to drift like a cloud and flow like water, seeing that all life is a magnificent illusion, a playing of energy, and that there is absolutely nothing, fundamentally, to be afraid of.

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Alan Watts: What If Money Was No Object? (This Video Will Change Your Life)

Posted by on August 30, 2013 in Conscious Parenting, Inspirational with 1 Comment
Alan Watts: What If Money Was No Object? (This Video Will Change Your Life)

If money did not matter, what would you want to do with your life? Timeless words of wisdom from the late great Alan Watts.

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Alan Watts: It Starts Now (The Birth of Responsibility)

Posted by on July 5, 2013 in Conscious Evolution with 1 Comment
Alan Watts:  It Starts Now (The Birth of Responsibility)

Alan Watts: Things are not explained by the past. They’re explained by what happens now. That creates the past. And it begins here. That’s the birth of responsibility.

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