Author Archives: Jason Youngman

About Jason Youngman

I, an explorer of volition and soul, A song under a night's sky, And a dream that forever yearns to be.

Who is Socrates?

 

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Everything is meaningless! Says the Philosopher

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Philosopher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” Now that was rather pessimistic yes? Yet these bitterly resounding words are ascribed to a king who is known for his unparalleled economic advancement and growth, not to mention his … Continue reading

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The Book of Dead Philosophers

In the spirit of Socrates’ apology and defence, The Book of Dead Philosophers is about how philosophers have died and what we can learn from philosophy about the appropriate attitude to death and dying. Simon Critchley has provided an intelligent … Continue reading

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Habit 2 – Begin With The End In Mind

(My review of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey) “To begin with the end in mind means to begin each day, task, or project with a clear vision of your desired direction and destination, and … Continue reading

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Habit 1 – Be Proactive

(My review of the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey.) To be proactive is to take initiative and responsibility for our life and to make decisions based upon principles & core values… This video includes a … Continue reading

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LIFE (PLAY-DOH FOR THE MIND)

For your unique palate and edification, a cup of tea with a mild Neoplatonic flavour and a twist of Lila from the Vedic tree, no need for sweetener to take the edge off, it is best to contemplate this experience with … Continue reading

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Mindfulness Meditation Exercise

One means to experience mindfulness is to turn your awareness back to the eternal moment by placing your focus and attention on your life force, the breath. In a sense mindfulness is like coming back up from the depth of … Continue reading

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Through the Eye of Eternity

Alan Watts – Through the Lens of Eternity A journey through the lens of Eternity Ideas & concepts that illuminate the mind Quotes by Alan Watts Selected & narrated by Jason Youngman Music – Accessing the Coma – By Altus … Continue reading

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Words Empower One To Be

Here is a list of empowering words & ideas that can be used to bring solace & invigoration to the mind. For the Contemplator these words possess a power or virtue conducive to raising ones resonance and vibrancy. Click here … Continue reading

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Intro to the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People

Here resides one of my all time favourite reads. The first time this book ended up in my hands it did little for me. Yet as time passed certain passages came to mind that left me questioning whether it was … Continue reading

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