Category Archives: History

MY CREATION STORY (The Affable Leprechaun)

Here resides a spoken ditty to help capture a significant aspect of my creation story and/or autobiography series. This piece is rendered in the poetic simplicity of the Affable Leprechaun; a fictional character from Ireland who immigrated to Newfoundland during … Continue reading

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The Roots of Platonic Thought

Providing a little background to better understand our western roots in Platonism [Spirituality] and our soul’s longing to know its true self through the ground of being. THE PASSION OF THE WESTERN MIND (Understanding the ideas that have shaped our … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Western Mind

An Introduction to The Passion of the Western Mind (Understanding the ideas that have shaped our world view) The Passion presents a concise narrative history of the Western world view beginning with the ancient Greeks. The aim of this book … Continue reading

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My Creation Story & Highlights Along The Way.

MY CREATION STORY The voice behind Metaphysical Reflections And highlights along the way. Exploring philosophical, psychological and spiritual concepts & ideas with a view to illuminating various aspects of the psyche. The aim of my channel – Metaphysical Reflections – … Continue reading

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TRANSFORMATION OF SOUL

Based on Richard Tarnas’ essay: IS THE MODERN PSYCHE UNDERGOING A RITE OF PASSAGE Video adaptation & narration by Jason Youngman ————————————————————————————  

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Plotinus – Life and Writings

PLOTINUS TELLS us nothing about his life in his own writings, and all our information about him comes from the biography which his disciple and editor Porphyry wrote as an introduction to the Enneads? Fortunately this is a reliable source. … Continue reading

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About Jason Youngman

Over the years people have been asking about my person. Who is this Jason Youngman? What is his story? So I’ve decided to create a handful of (autobiography) short videos, beginning with this one, to help reveal my spirit & … Continue reading

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Arthur Schopenhauer: In Light of the Upanishads

In light of the Upanishads… The World as Will and Representation Vol 1 §63 (Eternal Justice) By Arthur Schopenhauer. Translated and edited by Judith Norman, Alistair Welchman and Christopher Janaway. Narrated & adapted for video by Jason Youngman Click here … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Arthur Schopenhauer

SCHOPENHAUER – A Very Short Introduction By Christopher Janaway (2002) Oxford, New York Narrated & adapted for video by Jason Youngman Based on chapter one: Schopenhauers life and works VERY SHORT INTRODUCTIONS – Oxford University Press Discover a new topic … Continue reading

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An arduous trip each soul to partake; to act out roles til’ the day we awake.

To look back upon history and contemplate its greater meaning is something significant to behold. Again and again we see the same archetypal stories being played out as actors upon a stage wearing different costumes. Tinker, tailor, soldier, sailor, rich man, … Continue reading

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