Existence is Quite Weird by Alan Watts   What is life about? Who am I? What do you think you are?   “Wonder is the beginning of philosophy.” – Aristotle   “Existence is relationship and you are smack dab in the middle of it.” – Alan Watts   Facebook: www.facebook.com/thejourneyofpurposeTJOP Music: Zack Hemsey – The Way The Grey Soundtrack Into The Fray  
Alan Watts The Beauty of Nothingness [Remastered] Imagine for a moment, that all your worldly belongings, all your achievements and attainments, (along with the importance of them)… Imagine all of them completely vanishing. What would it feel like? This idea is worth entertaining because it is inevitable. So is this all really for nothing? What is this really about? What are we in relation to the universe? Alan Watts answers some of these questions through some eastern philosophy. “We live in illusion and the appearance of things. There is a reality, but you do not know this. When you understand this, [More]
Our Need For a Sense Of Unity [Alan Watts & Terence McKenna] Alan Watts and Terence McKenna talk about our need for a sense of unity as our global problems are getting worse and we have become enemies of our planet and each other. Music: Carbon Based Lifeforms – Comsat (Hydroponic Garden – 2003 [Ultimae Records]) http://www.carbonbasedlifeforms.net/ First speech: Alan Watts – The Nature Of Consciousness Alan Watts’ website: www.alanwatts.org Second speech: Terence McKenna – MAPS conference – 1990 Third speech: Terence McKenna – Eros And Eschaton – 1994 Footage: Some Strange Things Are Happening To Astronauts Returning To Earth [More]
Alan Watts discusses Yoga, Breath, and Consciousness. Hatha Yoga ( Asana Yoga ) Bhakti Yoga ( Devotion Yoga ) Karma Yoga ( Action Yoga ) Raja Yoga ( Kundalini Yoga ) Mantra Yoga ( Chanting Yoga ) Dhyana Yoga ( Meditation Yoga ) Speech by Alan Watts Music by Aphex Twin Mash up by Aleksey
3 hours of Alan Watts mind expanding philosophy about death and life, among other things meaningful thoughts that most everyone has pondered at one time or another. The Fool,The Joker, And The Monk   Alan Watts Quotes
One of our problems today it to try and find an adequate, satisfying, image of the world. Not only what image of the world to have but, how we can get our sensations and our feelings in accordance with the most sensible images and feelings of the world we can manage to conceive… Ceramic Model of the Universe vs Fully Automated Model  of the Universe  “If you awaken from this illusion, and you understand that black implies white, self implies other, life implies death — or shall I say, death implies life — you can feel yourself. Not as a stranger in [More]
One of the greatest minds and deep thinkers, Alan Watts shares his wisdom about our connection to the universe through analogies that resonate. “Underneath the superficial self, which pays attention to this and that, there is another self more really us than “I”. And the more you become aware of the unknown self, if you become aware of it, the more you realize that it is inseparably connected with everything else that is. And the more you become aware of the unknown self; if you become aware of it; the more you realize that it is inseparably connected with everything [More]
Alan Watts, popularizing Eastern philosophy to the Western world in a speech about our relationship to the universe. “Why don’t you really know what you want? Two reasons that you don’t really know what you want: #1 You have IT! #2 You don’t know yourself, because you never can. The Godhead is never an object of it’s own knowledge. Just as a knife doesn’t cut itself, fire doesn’t burn itself, light doesn’t illumine itself. It’s always an endless mystery to itself.” – Alan Watts “That which IS the Knower, the Ground of All knowledge, is never Itself an object of [More]