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Change the Paradigm

Change the Paradigm

"Be the change you want to see in the world." That popular slogan (above) can be understood in several ways. Let's start with attribution. According to sources, Mahatma Gandhi did not say that, although what he said is often paraphrased as "Be the change..."...

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Slave to the Wage

Slave to the Wage

The W-2 Humans We all evolve. Under average circumstances, humans grow up and develop through multiple psycho-spiritual stages, the growth & development correlated with the predominant culture & societal structures. The "W-2" structure is an advanced societal...

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Snap to Grid

Snap to Grid

Snap to Grid Snap to grid is a computer function used to organize files or images automatically. It uses an invisible grid to line up the items on the screen along perfect horizontal and vertical lines. In Windows, this function is called "Align to Grid." On a...

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Skin in the Game

Skin in the Game

What Is Skin in the Game? To have "skin in the game" is to have incurred risk by being involved in achieving a goal. The risk can be monetary, but it can also be existential. "Skin in the game" was popularized by renowned investor Warren Buffett referring to a...

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Higher Brain Living Hero

Higher Brain Living Hero

The Higher Brain State Higher Brain Living® is system of personal growth & development that gives people access to freedom from lower-brain dominance (stress, overwhelm, confusion) and a shift into living from the Higher Brain (confidence, joy, clarity). This...

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Bittersweet Separation: Real or Illusion

Bittersweet Separation: Real or Illusion

Love Love is powerful, and its gravitational force is irresistible. Love reaches through illusions to make sweet that which is bitter. Love, like gravity, is attractive, and reunites. A “bitter problem” in the world -- perhaps the source of all “problems” -- is the...

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The World Needs You

The World Needs You

Showing Up This is about YOU; the world needs you to show up.  And it’s also about EVERYONE; the world needs all of us to show up. An immature ego tries to convince one of its weaknesses and insignificance while simultaneously asserting strength and a right to...

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Impersonal Development

Impersonal Development

Personal Growth & Development Through media & popular culture, we all know the importance of personal growth & development. Scattered among all the "boss" & "fail" posts, are the personal-development memes and strategies for improvement. But mostly,...

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So what!? Now what!?

So what!? Now what!?

"What? So What? Now What?" "What? So What? Now What?" is a reflective model that helps people evaluate shared experiences, or events, so that they can identify ways to improve or act and keep themselves from getting stuck on only the facts or just the feelings. We...

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Finally! It’s just the beginning…

Finally! It’s just the beginning…

Graduation of PraxisAletheia Class of 2021 Let's start with the meaning of "graduation" because it supports the idea that: This is just the beginning. graduation (n.) early 15th century, in alchemy, "a tempering, a refining of something to a certain degree" from...

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Olympian

Olympian

The Best The 2022 Olympic Games are under way in Beijing, China from February 4, 2022, to February 20, 2022. The world's best athletes compete in games on a world stage, broadcast to a global audience. But what does it mean to be "The Best?"  Isn't it true that humans...

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New Start

New Start

New Start PraxisAletheia 2022 has begun!  With last year's class all-but complete (aside from final data analysis) we've started the next year of the one-year, Hero's Journey, through the Metamodern Mystery School. We're all extremely excited to start anew, teachers,...

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555

555

555 We have received 555 applications over the last 2 years from potential students of PraxisAletheia: The Metamodern Mystery School. Not every application is accepted, and not everyone follows through on their enrollment in the time allowed to receive a tuition...

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Enlightenment & Evolution

Enlightenment & Evolution

There are two paths, in general, that humans travel: Waking Up & Growing Up. On the Waking-Up Path we have various states of consciousness which come for free: Gross, ego state -- the identity we have with respect to the physical matter & electromagnetic...

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Hero’s Journey

Hero’s Journey

Hero The Metamodern Mystery school takes a person through a Hero's Journey. It's a journey for heroes because it's a transformational journey full of both risk and reward. Why risk?  Because you stand to lose all your excuses for why the world doesn't fit with you....

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Class of 2021: Q3 Preliminary Data Analysis

Class of 2021: Q3 Preliminary Data Analysis

Evolution in PraxisAletheia The name of The Metamodern Mystery School -- PraxisAletheia -- has origins in the Greek language and means "a practice that reveals the truth" and the data shows that the school is living up to the name. The year is not yet complete, but...

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Déjà Vécu: The Matrix Resurrections

Déjà Vécu: The Matrix Resurrections

Déjà Vu Have you ever experienced déjà vu?  It’s French for “already seen.” Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it as the illusion of remembering scenes and events when experienced for the first time a feeling that one has seen or heard something before Neuroscientists...

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The Matrix: A Love Story

The Matrix: A Love Story

In a previous blog, we answered the question "What is The Matrix?" from an integral perspective on the power of context. In very real ways, "The Matrix" is context. Context is expressed in language, and language can be spoken or written, but language is also...

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Black and/or White

Black and/or White

Either Black or White When it comes to living in the relative realm -- the realm of space and time -- humans spend much of their life in a "black or white" mentality. This mentality is an excellent sorting strategy for survival. When we're young, our brain & mind...

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Develop a ThriveStyle

Develop a ThriveStyle

What's a ThriveStyle? We humans have developed survival strategies over tens of thousands of years, and we're really good at them. Because we're good at these strategies, the predominant human lifestyle is survival with short bursts of entertainment and occasional...

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