#39: Self-Reliance, an Analysis with Mynaa Miesnowan (Part 3)

Summary

It’s time to dive deep into the absurd with a thoroughly precise and absurdly tangential analysis and dissection of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay, Self-Reliance. Almost as if the GODS of eternal recurrence have commanded it, Mynaa Miesnowan returns to dive deep into the nature of “trusting thyself”…enjoy!

Self-Reliance: https://math.dartmouth.edu/~doyle/docs/self/self.pdf

The Genius of the Crowd: https://genius.com/Charles-bukowski-the-genius-of-the-crowd-annotated 

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#38: Self-Reliance, an Analysis with Mynaa Miesnowan (Part 2)

Summary

It’s time to dive deep into the absurd with a thoroughly precise and absurdly tangential analysis and dissection of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay, Self-Reliance. Almost as if the GODS of eternal recurrence have commanded it, Mynaa Miesnowan returns to dive deep into the nature of “trusting thyself”…enjoy!

Self-Reliance: https://math.dartmouth.edu/~doyle/docs/self/self.pdf

Tender by Blur: https://open.spotify.com/track/42cxPm9jgbaxIVN77XA1m6?si=b71ca1fd86e34538

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#37: Self-Reliance, an Analysis with Mynaa Miesnowan (Part 1)

Summary

It’s time to dive deep into the absurd with a thoroughly precise and absurdly tangential analysis and dissection of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essay, Self-Reliance. Almost as if the GODS of eternal recurrence have commanded it, Mynaa Miesnowan returns to dive deep into the nature of “trusting thyself”…enjoy!

Self-Reliance: https://math.dartmouth.edu/~doyle/docs/self/self.pdf

Sturgill Simpson’s, “You Can Have the Crown”: https://youtu.be/jMkhsamX-2I

NWA’s, “Express Yourself”: https://youtu.be/u31FO_4d9TY 

Cover art: https://www.britannica.com/biography/Ralph-Waldo-Emerson

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Episode #36: Ruel Mannette (Following the Path of Least Resistance and the Myth of Progress)

Summary

Ruel Mannette returns to ITA to discuss the Taoist idea of “following the path of least resistance”, how phenomenology can be used to make sense out of Skinwalker Ranch and other paranormal activity, and why it is so difficult to create a peaceful, functioning, and “progressing” society. Enjoy!

Tao Te Ching quote was read from Wayne Dyer’s translation. 

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Episode #36: Ruel Mannette (Following the Path of Least Resistance and the Myth of Progress)

Summary

Ruel Mannette returns to ITA to discuss the Taoist idea of “following the path of least resistance”, how phenomenology can be used to make sense out of Skinwalker Ranch and other paranormal activity, and why it is so difficult to create a peaceful, functioning, and “progressing” society. Enjoy!

Tao Te Ching quote was read from Wayne Dyer’s translation. 

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Episode #35: Mynaa Miesnowan (On Wearing Masks)

Summary

Mynaa Miesnowan returns to discuss authenticity, the will to power, and disguising one’s true self behind masks. Enjoy! 

Check out Mynaa’s amazing website, bezabezar.com, where you can read his original philosophical writings which cover everything from politics to finding meaning in the universe. 

Enjoy! 

Outro provided by the BROCK TANYA. 

Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man Audiobook:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HduNUU3B8g0&list=PL0n6M8V_lHIua_QuXbbYfIIi-3-N4535m

Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man PDF:  https://bpi.edu/ourpages/auto/2010/5/11/36901472/Ralph%20Ellison%20-%20Invisible%20Man%20v3_0.pdf

Slayer’s song Disciple:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uN8HgHoCuzI

Sturgil Simpson’s song Turtles All the Way Down:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5XzDDRZo7CY

Tyler Childers’ song All Your’n:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DrHd3nkCIz4

NWA’s Express Yourself:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u31FO_4d9TY

Rand Paul rips wasteful government spending:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZCCLOXzQrWY

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Episode #33: Mynaa Miesnowan (WILL TO POWER)

Summary

Mynaa Miesnowan is a modern philosopher whose main focus areas lie in Nietzsche’s works–especially Thus Spoke Zarathustra–and various branches of existential philosophy. He has also written extensively in regards to various philosophical ideas; you can view some of his incredible works at https://www.bezabezar.com/post/liberated-ruminations-timely-meditations-i 

Link for the The Epic of Mwindo: http://www.aaronshep.com/stories/057.html

Link for the video of Steven Sandison confessing to murdering a child molester in prison: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YawI85U7QtA 

Outro provided by Brock Tanya. 

Enjoy!

DISCLAIMER: There are times where we briefly lost internet connection. 

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Episode #32: Bryce Blankenship, M.A. (The Absurdity of Existence)

Summary

The man, the myth, the legend…BRYCE BLANKENSHIP has returned to the ITA podcast to give forth his wisdom unto me and you. WHAT IS THIS WORLD IN WHICH WE LIVE? What does it mean to live? How do we face the fact that death is but inches away–that our lives hang with utmost fragility over the abyss of inexistence? I’m not sure…it seems, however, that Bryce has a couple ideas up his sleeves. Enjoy! 

Outro provided by Brock Tanya. 

Bryce’s YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYukClZsrW6IUW_NrOAIBIA/featured 

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Episode #31: Nihle Alexander (Nihilism and Existentialism)

Summary

Nihle is the host/creator of the Nihilist Enigma YouTube channel, where he explores nihilism, absurdism, and existentialism through the lens of beautifully written philosophical narratives. We discussed the common misperceptions of nihilism, coming to terms with death, and finding meaning and truth in an objectively meaningless and truth-less world. Enjoy! 

Outro kindly provided by Brock Tanya. 

NihilistEnigma: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCE0TUXIUkoptAEXH4V4hUcA/featured 

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Episode #30: Martin Goodson (Buddhism and Overcoming Death)

Summary

Martin Goodson is the host of The Zen Gateway YouTube channel, and he has been teaching Buddhism for over 20 years. We discussed Buddhism, overcoming death, and regaining connectivity to the universe. Enjoy! 

Outro provided by Brock Tanya. 

Martin’s website: https://www.thezengateway.com/

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