AWAKENING: “Can We Have an Original Thought?” / Eckhart Tolle ☮

Eckhart says that this is a very original question and that it is more important to ask an original question than to expect an original thought or original answer—because an original question is an original thought. When faced with a challenging situation, asking the right question is more important than expecting the right answer.

WESTERN PHILOSOPHY – EXISTENTIALISM: “Simone de Beauvoir on Existentialism & God (1959)” / Philosophy Overdose ☮

Two short clips of Simone de Beauvoir discussing the existentialist conception of man and her views on God in an interview with Wilfrid Lemoyne from Radio-Canada in 1959.

PHILOSOPHY: “The Need for Approval Makes You Invisible” / Einzelgänger ☮

Why the need for approval and external validation penalizes authenticity. As Jim Carrey once said: “Your need for acceptance can make you invisible in this world. Don’t let anything stand in the way of the light that shines through this form. Risk being seen in all of your glory.”