Literally every single lecture I have ever heard by the sage named Alan Watts has been incredibly enlightening. I highly recommend going onto YouTube, typing his name in the search box, and listening to as many as you can digest. I also recommend ripping the mp3 from a handful of long lectures and putting them on your iPod or phone so you can listen to them on the go.
Here is a short snippet from one of his lectures. It breaks down what is wrong with society in 3 minutes and 9 seconds of pure concise genius.
Society puts so much emphasis on income and instills these values into all people at a very young age.
Money should not be the thing which directs your life. No one is denying its overwhelming presence in almost all people’s everyday life (at least in the west), however, the importance of unlocking the creative genius within, and nurturing the unique gifts and passions of each individual soul, cannot go overlooked anymore if we expect to thrive as a species.
So I (and Alan Watts) ask you ;
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